Monday, September 27, 2004

Voter Registration Drive

The Decatur Campus Civic and Political Awareness Club is presenting a voter registration drive and presentation by the League of Women Voters of Georgia. The event will take place on Thursday September 30 from 11:30-12:30 in the Student Center. Registration forms are also available in the library.

The deadline for registering to vote in the November General Election is Monday, October 4. Register to vote and make your voice heard!

New Books - September 27 - October 3

Author: Wheatcroft, Andrew.
Title: Infidels : a history of the conflict between Christendom and Islam
Call Number: BP172 .W52 2004

Author: Sansone, David.
Title: Ancient Greek civilization
Call Number: DF77 .S18 2004

Author: Weatherford, J. McIver.
Title: Genghis Khan and the making of the modern world
Call Number: DS22.G45 W43 2004

Author: Von Drehle, Dave.
Title: Triangle : the fire that changed America
Call Number: F128.5 .V688 2003

Author: Marlowe, Gertrude Woodruff, 1930-1996.
Title: Right worthy grand mission : Maggie Lena Walker and the quest for Black economic empowerment
Call Number: F234.R553 W35 2003

Author: Rowland, Debran.
Title: Boundaries of her body : the troubling history of women's rights in America
Call Number: KF478 .R69 2004

Author: Spangenburg, Ray, 1939-
Title: African Americans in science, math, and invention
Location: Decatur Reference
Call Number: Ref. Q141 .S6285 2003

Author: Forbes, Nancy.
Title: Imitation of life : how biology is inspiring computing
Call Number: QH307.2 .F64 2004

See New Titles in GIL for more new arrivals.

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

New Popular Books

A new batch of popular books has arrived at the Decatur Campus Library. Come in and check them out! New titles include:

No Woman, No Cry by Rita Marley
R is For Ricochet by Sue Grafton
Judging Thomas by Ken Foskett
Soul City by Toure'
The Truth About Drug Companies by Marcia Angell
White Hot by Sandra Brown

Popular books circulate for 14 days and are located on their own shelf near the periodicals and photocopiers.

Monday, September 20, 2004

New Books - September 20-26

Author: Stewart, Stanley, 1952-
Title: In the empire of Genghis Khan : a journey among nomads
Call Number: DS798.2 .S842 2002

Author: DiLorenzo, Thomas J.
Title: How capitalism saved America : the untold history of our country, from the Pilgrims to the present
Call Number: HB501 .D522 2004

Author: Lowenstein, Roger.
Title: Origins of the crash : the great bubble and its undoing
Call Number: HB3743 .L68 2004

Author: Craddock, Maggie.
Title: Authentic career : following the path of self discovery to professional fulfillment
Call Number: HF5549.5.J63 C73 2004

Author: Mello, Michael.
Title: Legalizing gay marriage
Call Number: HQ1034.U5 M45 2004

Author: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States.
Title: 9/11 Commission report : final report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.
Call Number: HV6432.7 .N38 2004

Author: Neate, Patrick.
Title: Where you're at : notes from the frontline of a hip-hop planet
Call Number: ML3531 .N42 2004

Author: Cousins, A. D., 1950-
Title: Shakespeare's sonnets and narrative poems
Call Number: PR2984 .C68 2000

Title: Stem cell controversy : debating the issues
Call Number: QH587 .S723 2003

Author: Maclean, John N.
Title: Fire and ashes : on the front lines of American wildfire
Call Number: SD421.3 .M33 2003

See New Titles in GIL for more new arrivals.

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Emergency Contact Information

For information on weather and other emergency related campus closings, check your local TV or radio news. Or call the main Decatur Campus switchboard at 404-244-5090.

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

New DVD Player

A DVD player is now available for use in the library. The player and TV are located next to the TV/VCRs near the copy machines and microfilm in the back of the library. Many DVDs are available from other GPC libraries through Intercampus Loan or bring your personal or rented movies. Priority will be given to academic uses. Ask at the Reference Desk for more information.

Monday, September 13, 2004

Voter Registration

The deadline to register to vote in the November 2, 2004 General Election is October 4, 2004. Eligible voters may register in person in the Decatur Campus Library or by filling out, printing and mailing an online voter registration application. If you choose to register by mail, remember to include a photocopy of your Georgia driver's license.

Your application must be postmarked by the end of the day on October 4th, so make sure to register early.

See the Secretary of State's voter information page for more information on how to register and vote.

New Books - September 13-19

Title: Alex Haley & Malcolm X's The autobiography of Malcolm X
Call Number: BP223.Z8 L5716 1999

Author: Owen, David, 1939-
Title: Hidden evidence : 40 true crimes and how forensic science helped solve them
Call Number: HV8073 .O94 2000

Author: Platt, Richard.
Title: Crime scene : the ultimate guide to forensic science
Call Number: HV8073 .P575 2003

Author: Fonder, Melanie.
Title: Complete idiot's guide to American government
Call Number: JK276 .F66 2002

Author: Lester, James D., 1935-
Title: Writing research papers : a complete guide
Edition: 11th ed.
Location: Decatur Reference
Call Number: Ref. LB2369 .L4 2005

Title: Women memoirists
Call Number: PS366.A88 W64 1998

Author: Ulrich, Katherine.
Title: Macromedia Flash MX 2004 for Windows and Macintosh
Call Number: TR897.7 .U4723 2004

See New Titles in GIL for more new arrivals.

Wednesday, September 08, 2004

New Books - September 6-10

New arrivals for the week of September 6-10:

Author: Ellingwood, Ken.
Title: Hard line : life and death on the U.S.-Mexico border
Location: Decatur Books
Call Number: HD8081.M6 E4 2004

Author: Greene, Sheila, 1946-
Title: Psychological development of girls and women : rethinking change in time
Location: Decatur Books
Call Number: HQ1206 .G767 2003

Author: Tamm, Eric Enno.
Title: Beyond the outer shores : the untold odyssey of Ed Ricketts, the pioneering ecologist who inspired John Steinbeck and Joseph Campbell
Location: Decatur Books
Call Number: QL31.R539 T36 2004

Tuesday, September 07, 2004

Print Management

The new college-wide print management system is now installed in the Decatur Campus Library. A valid GPC ID or V-Card is now required for printing from all library computers. V-Cards are available for purchase in the library for non-GPC affiliated users.

9/11 Commission Report

The full report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon The United States, commonly know as the 9/11 Commission, is available on the Commission home page and through GPO Access. Transcripts and video of public hearings are available through the Commission archives.

Fall Semester Hours

Fall Semester hours began on August 23. Check the Library Hours page for complete hours information.

Popular Books

Looking for a good read? The Decatur Campus Library has a wide range of fiction and non-fiction popular books available. New titles include current bestsellers such as:
Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
My Life by Bill Clinton
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich
Little Scarlet by Walter Mosley.

Other new titles include:
Drive Me Crazy by Eric Jerome Dickey
On Paradise Drive by David Brooks and
The South Beach Diet Cookbook by Arthur Agatston.

Popular books circulate for 14 days and are located on their own shelf near the periodicals and photocopiers.