Wednesday, September 27, 2006

New Popular Books

We've received a number of new popular books in the past few weeks. Here's a selections:

Author: Coelho, Paulo.
Title: Devil and Miss Prym : a novel of temptation
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PQ9698.13.O3546 D4613 2006

Author: Ali, Monica
Title: Alentejo blue : fiction
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PR6101.L45 A44 2006

Author: Brown, Sandra
Title: Ricochet
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PS3552.R718 R53 2006

Author: Cooper, J. California
Title: Wild stars seeking midnight suns
Call Number: PS3553.O5874 W56 2006

Author: Evanovich, Janet.
Title: Twelve sharp
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PS3555.V2126 T93 2006

Author: Golden, Marita.
Title: After : a novel
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PS3557.O3593 A69 2006

Author: Koontz, Dean
Title: Husband
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PS3561.O55 H87 2006

Author: Preston, M. K. (Marcia K.)
Title: Piano man
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PS3566.R4123 P53 2005

Author: Smith, Scott
Title: Ruins : a novel
Location: Decatur Popular Books
Call Number: PS3569.M5379759 R85 2006

You can check out popular books for 14 days with two possible renewals. Broswe through our popular books next time you're in the library. They're located in the back next to the copiers.

Monday, September 18, 2006

Oscar Downtime

The GPC Student Information System, or Oscar, will be down from Monday, September 18 through Sunday, September 24 due to a software upgrade. You won't be able to login to the system during this week. Access should be restored on Monday, September 25.

Monday, September 11, 2006

New Books: September 11 - 17

We had a ton of new books arrive in the past week. Take a look New Titles in GIL for more!

Author: Fine, Cordelia.
Title: Mind of its own : how your brain distorts and deceives
Call Number: BF697.5.S426 F56 2006

Author: Barker, Juliet.
Title: Agincourt : Henry V and the battle that made England
Call Number: DA256 .B37 2006

Author: Gheissari, Ali, 1954-
Title: Democracy in Iran : history and the quest for liberty
Call Number: DS316.6 .G47 2006

Author: Furstenberg, Francois.
Title: In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation
Call Number: E310 .F97 2006

Author: Bass, Paul.
Title: Murder in the model city : the Black Panthers, Yale, and the redemption of a killer
Call Number: F104.N657 R35 2006

Author: Friedman, Caitlin.
Title: Girl's guide to being a boss (without being a bitch) : valuable lessons, smart suggestions, and true stories for succeeding as the chick-in-charge
Call Number: HF5549.12 .F76 2006

Author: Labunski, Richard E.
Title: James Madison and the struggle for the Bill of Rights
Call Number: KF4749 .L32 2006

Author: Pauk, Walter.
Title: How to study in college
Call Number: LB2395 .P3 2005

Author: Conchas, Gilberto Q.
Title: Color of success : race and high-achieving urban youth
Call Number: LC3731 .C628 2006

Author: Yang, Charles D.
Title: Infinite gift : how children learn and unlearn the languages of the world
Call Number: P118 .Y359 2006

Author: Hutchinson, George, 1953-
Title: In search of Nella Larsen : a biography of the color line
Call Number: PS3523.A7225 Z69 2006

Author: Tidwell, Mike.
Title: Ravaging tide : strange weather, future Katrinas, and the coming death of America's coastal cities
Call Number: QC981.8.C5 T53 2006

Author: Gore, Albert, 1948-
Title: Inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it
Call Number: QC981.8.G56 G67 2006

Author: Colby, William H., 1955-
Title: Unplugged : reclaiming our right to die in America
Call Number: R726 .C637 2006

Author: Tan, Zaldy S. (Zaldy Sy)
Title: Age-proof your mind : detect, delay and prevent memory loss, before it's too late
Call Number: RC394.M46 T36 2006

Author: Muir, Nancy, 1954-
Title: Teach yourself visually : PowerPoint 2003
Call Number: T385 .M843 2006

Author: Holzner, Steven.
Title: Secrets of RSS
Call Number: TK5105.888 .H6512 2006

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Listen Up! #20

The September 2006 edition of Listen Up!, our monthly news and information podcast program, is now available.

Listen Up! #20 (mp3 - 11:11)

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

This edition features our new library website, The Chattahoochee Review podcasts and new research databases.

See the Listen Up! blog for detailed program information.

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Suggestion Box

We want to know what we can do to improve your library! If you have comments or suggestions that can make your library experience better, send them to us through out new online suggestion box. All submissions are confidential and we won't contact you unless you request that we do so. We may respond to suggestions and comments anonymously on the blog though.

New Books: September 4 - 10

Author: Hoffer, Peter Charles, 1944-
Title: Seven fires : the urban infernos that reshaped America
Call Number: E179 .H79 2006

Author: Groom, Winston, 1944-
Title: Patriotic fire : Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans
Call Number: E356.N5 G79 2006

Author: Davis, David Brion.
Title: Inhuman bondage : the rise and fall of slavery in the New World
Call Number: E441 .D2495 2006

Author: Graham, Lawrence.
Title: Senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first black dynasty
Number: E664.B865 G73 2006

Author: Bryant, Nick (Nicholas Andrew)
Title: Bystander : John F. Kennedy and the struggle for black equality
Call Number: E842.1 .B79 2006

Author: Rhoden, William C.
Title: $40 million slaves : the rise, fall, and redemption of the black athlete
Call Number: GV583 .R46 2006

Author: Wigginton, Russell Thomas.
Title: Strange career of the black athlete : African Americans and sports
Call Number: GV583 .W547 2006

Author: Calderisi, Robert.
Title: Trouble with Africa : why foreign aid isn't working
Call Number: HC800 .C245 2006

Title: Mommy wars : stay-at-home and career moms face off on their choices, their lives, their families
Call Number: HQ759.48 .M66 2006

Title: Alcohol : a social and cultural history
Call Number: HV5023 .A53 2006

Author: Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald), 1928-
Title: Knowledge deficit : closing the shocking education gap for American children
Call Number: LB1050 .H567 2006

Author: Carroll, James, 1943-
Title: House of war : the Pentagon and the disastrous rise of American power
Number: UA23 .C274 2006

Author: Tucker, Jonathan B.
Title: War of nerves : chemical warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda
Call Number: UG447 .T83 2006

See New Titles in GIL for more new arrivals.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Labor Day Hours

The library will be CLOSED on Monday, September 4 for the Labor Day holiday.

We will be open our regular hours on of 10am - 2pm on Saturday, September 2 and 2pm to 6pm on Sunday, September 3.