Notable Reads of 2014

Looking for new leisure reading? It’s that time of year when “the best” lists start populating news feeds:

For MSJ students, faculty, and staff, free access to services like OhioLINK and Search Ohio means MSJ librarians can help you find all of the great titles listed on the best of the best.  See something you think should be in our MSJ collection? Fill out our “Suggest Materials” form.

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Time-Saving Tools for Researchers

Two time-saving tools available throughout many of our databases are features such as emailing an article/record to yourself and help citing an article. When searching research databases, look for these icons:

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New in the Collection | Oct-Nov 2014

Here’s a sampling of some new print and digital items in our collection for October-November 2014.

The Beatles

What is a university?

Uncle Vanya

A survey of entomology

Professional issues in nursing

Spirit of a Native place : building the National Museum of the American Indian

Sisters : Catholic nuns and the making of America

Remapping India

Making the Big Red Machine

Occupational therapy in psychiatry and mental health

The mystery of Joseph

The Human Stain

German Cincinnati

The healing of America : a global quest for better, cheaper, and fairer health care

“I will fight no more forever” : Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War

Eric Fischl : paintings and drawings, 1979-2001

Educating literacy teachers online : tools, techniques, and transformations

Forensic identification : putting a name and face on death

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Author Ruth Ann Hanley Visits Nov. 4th

We’re happy to announce details for Ruth Ann Hanley’s rescheduled visit to the MSJ Library.  Ms. Hanley, an MSJ alumna, will speak about her novel, No Pulling Back, from 12-1 in the library’s group study room.  No Pulling Back is a novel about faith—told from a dog’s point of view.

Please join us and feel free to bring your lunch!

 

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“How to Use JSTOR” as a graphic novel poster

Thanks to JSTOR for sending our Electronic Resources Librarian promotional materials for our students!  Included was this very cool graphic novel poster, How to Use JSTOR. We’re excited to increase awareness of JSTOR’s growing collections, which are an excellent starting point for full text academic articles in topics related to the arts, humanities, & religion.

MSJ students, faculty, and staff have FREE access to JSTOR.
MSJlogin: http://tinyurl.com/9xttdbu

More guides:
How to Use JSTOR

JSTOR Overview

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Copies of College (Un)bound Available

MSJ Faculty, need a copy of College (Un)bound for upcoming faculty discussions? Available for free checkout from the MSJ Library:

College (un)bound : the future of higher education and what it means for students, by  Jeffrey J. Selingo

College (un)bound : the future of higher education and what it means for students, by Jeffrey J. Selingo

 

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Visit from Author Ruth Ann Hanley Rescheduled

We regret that Ruth Ann Hanley’s visit on Monday, October 13th at the MSJ Library had to be rescheduled.  We will announce the new date and time for Ms. Hanley’s visit as soon as those details become available. 

Ruth Ann Hanley is a graduate of Mount St. Joseph and author of No Pulling Back.

For more information about Ms. Hanley, as well as the story behind her recent book visit http://www.hanleyra.com/

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