Tuesday, December 20, 2005

New Books: December 19-25

We received a large number of new books over the past week. These are just a few of them. See New Titles in GIL for more new arrivals.

Author: Ward-Perkins, Bryan.
Title: Fall of Rome : and the end of civilization
Call Number: DG311 .W33 2005

Author: Etherington, Mark.
Title: Revolt on the Tigris : the Sadr uprising and the governing of Iraq
Call Number: DS79.76 .E84 2005

Title: Quest for environmental justice : human rights and the politics of pollution
Call Number: GE220 .Q47 2005

Author: Rogers, Heather, 1970-
Title: Gone tomorrow : the hidden life of garbage
Call Number: HD4483 .R64 2005

Author: Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Title: Our endangered values : America's moral crisis
Call Number: HN90.M6 C37 2005

Author: Greenawalt, Kent, 1936-
Title: Does God belong in public schools?
Call Number: LC111 .G68 2005

Author: Kozol, Jonathan.
Title: Shame of the nation : the restoration of apartheid schooling in America
Call Number: LC212.62 K69 2005

Author: Bowen, Mark (Mark Stander)
Title: Thin ice : unlocking the secrets of climate in the world' s highest mountains
Call Number: QC879.59 .B69 2005

Author: Scott, Christopher Thomas.
Title: Stem cell now : from the experiment that shook the world to the new politics of life
Call Number: QH588.S83 S35 2006

Author: Schreibman, Laura Ellen.
Title: Science and fiction of autism
Call Number: RC553.A88 S374 2005

Author: Brown, Thomas E., Ph. D.
Title: Attention deficit disorders : the unfocused mind in children and adults
Call Number: RJ506.H9 B765 2005

Author: Laet, Gert De.
Title: Network security fundamentals Edition
Call Number: TK5105.59 .L34 2005

Title: Wide angle : National Geographic greatest places
Call Number: TR790 .W53 2005

Author: Rosen, David M., 1944-
Title: Armies of the young : child soldiers in war and terrorism
Call Number: UB416 .R67 2005

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Winter Break Hours

Winter break hours for the library begin this weekend. Our hours are:

Saturday, December 17 - Sunday, December 18:
Monday, December 19:
CLOSED For Staff Development
Tuesday, December 20 - Friday, December 23:
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, December 24 - Monday, January 2:
Tuesday, January 3 - Friday, January 6:
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, January 7 - Sunday, January 8:

We wil resume our regular hours on Monday, January 9th. Enjoy your break!

Monday, December 12, 2005

Finals Schedule

The Final Exam Schedule for Fall semester is available online. Check with your instructor for room assignments.

Good luck on your finals!

New Books: December 12-18

Author: Davis, Kenneth C.
Title: Don't know much about mythology : everything you need to know about the greatest stories in human history but never learned
Call Number: BL312 .D37 2005

Author: Moore, James P.
Title: One nation under God : the history of prayer in America
Call Number: BV207 .M66 2005

Author: Barbero, Alessandro.
Title: Battle : a new history of Waterloo
Call Number: DC242 .B813 2005

Author: Gannon, Kathy.
Title: I is for infidel : from holy war to holy terror : 18 years inside Afghanistan
Call Number: DS371.2 .G365 2005

Author: Williams, David, 1959-
Title: People's history of the Civil War : struggles for the meaning of freedom
Call Number: E468.9 .W56 2005

Author: Mooney, Nan, 1970-
Title: I can't believe she did that : why women betray other women at work
Call Number: HD6058 .M58 2005

Author: Amar, Akhil Reed.
Title: America's constitution : a biography
Call Number: KF4541 .A87 2005

Author: Hitchings, Henry, 1974-
Title: Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary
Call Number: PE1617.J7 H58 2005

Author: Watts, Jill, 1958-
Title: Hattie McDaniel : Hollywood odyssey
Call Number: PN2287.M165 W38 2005

Author: Briggs, Julia.
Title: Virginia Woolf : an inner life
Call Number: PR6045.O72 Z54359 2005

Title: Beloved Harlem : a literary tribute to Black America's most famous neighborhood : from the classics to the contemporary
Call Number: PS549.N5 B45 2005

Author: Ruddiman, W. F. (William F.), 1943-
Title: Plows, plagues, and petroleum : how humans took control of climate
Call Number: QC981 .R763 2005

Author: Davis, Mike, 1946-
Title: Monster at our door : the global threat of avian flu
Call Number: RA644.I6 D387 2005

Author: Howley, Marie.
Title: Revealing the hidden social code : social stories for people with autistic spectrum disorders
Call Number: RJ506.A9 H675 2005

Author: Nass, Clifford Ivar.
Title: Wired for speech : how voice activates and advances the human-computer relationship
Call Number: TK7895.S65 N367 2005

Author: Cunningham, Michael
Title: Queens : portraits of Black women and their fabulous hair
Call Number: TR681.W6 C86 2005

See New Titles in GIL for more new arrivals.

Friday, December 09, 2005

Intercampus Loan Downtime

Due to the previously mentioned upgrade, there will be some downtime in the Intercampus Loan service over winter break. Please note these dates and act accordingly.

Friday, December 16: Intercampus loan service stops. You won't be able to have books delivered between campuses beginning at the end of the day.

Friday, January 6: Intercampus loan service scheduled to resume. This date may change due to unexpected issues in the upgrade. We'll post to the blog when intercampus loans are back online.

Thanks again for your patience and we're sorry for any inconvenience.

Thursday, December 08, 2005

GIL Express Downtime

Due to a essential upgrade, there will be some downtime in the GIL Express service over the winter break. Please note these dates and act accordingly.

Tueday, December 13: Remote GIL Express service ends. You won't be able to request any items through the Universal Catalog after midnight on the 13th.

Friday, December 16: Walkup GIL Express service ends. You won't be able to check out items in person from another USG school after this date. Online renewals will also stop on the 16th. Please renew any items before this date.

Saturday, January 7th: GIL Express service MAY resume. This date may change due to unexpected issues in the upgrade. We'll post to the blog when GE is back online.

Thanks for your patience and sorry for any inconvenience.

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Listen Up! #11

The December 2005 edition of Listen Up!, our monthly news and information podcast program, is now available.

Listen Up! #11 (mp3)

The show is listenable directly from the blog by clicking on the above link or by subscribing to either the Decatur Campus Library or Listen Up! podcast feeds.

This edition is around 30 minutes long and includes library hours information and a poetry reading by Larissa Szporluk.

See the Listen Up! blog for detailed program information.