Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Happy Spring Break!

Think of big things!

We hope you are having fun and relaxing.   We miss you.  Come back soon.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Ebooks - yes we have TONS of them

We have currently in our collection over 154,000 titles!   That is a large amount.  This is more than we actually have in physical copy in the building.   Amazing!

Here are a few that might spark your interest.
Book Jacket

How College Works

Authors: Chambliss, Daniel F. &   Takacs, Christopher G.
Publication Information:   Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press. 2013
URL: go to this book

Book Jacket

Information Basics for College Students

Authors:  Sobel, Karen
Publication Information:  Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited. 2012
URL: go to this book

Book Jacket

Student Engagement and the Academic Library

Authors:  Snavely, Loanne
Publication Information:  Santa Barbara, Calif : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC. 2012
URL:  go to this book

Book Jacket

Spiritual Formation : A Wesleyan Paradigm

Authors:  Maddix, Mark A. &  Leclerc, Diane
Publication Information:  Kansas City, Mo : Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City. 2011
URL:  go to this book 

Book Jacket
Make It Stick : The Science of Successful Learning

Authors:  Brown, Peter C., McDaniel, Mark A., Roediger, Henry L.
Publication Information: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press. 2014
URL:  go to this book 

Book Jacket
Simply Better : Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success

Authors:  Goodwin, Bryan
Publication Information: Alexandria, VA : ASCD. 2011
URL:  go to this book 

Book Jacket

Reading, Writing, and Reasoning : A Guide for Students

Authors:   Fairbairn, Gavin  & Winch, Christopher
Publication Information:  Maidenhead, England : McGraw-Hill Education. 2011
URL:  go to this book 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

LOADS of New Books in the Library

We have a huge and lovely selection of books on our New Book Shelf.
Want to see the list before you come over to browse?  Check it out here.  And see the fun book covers on the Library Home page.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Cool Origami in the Library

We have some really impressive displays of paper folding prowess.   Math is cool!   Come check it out.

Organic forms. 

 Geometric forms. 

Friday, February 6, 2015

Collaboration Space in the Library

Work on Projects together.  

Mobile furniture, whiteboard, collaboration technology.  Cool.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Be a Sweet Heart - Tell us why you love us!

CONTEST!    Win something sweet! 

Fill out a note and tell us what you love most about the library. 
Show your Tokens of Love.

Fill out a form, and we will enter you into the contest.  Come see what people say about us.  We will be posting the messages for all to see.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Big Hobbit Event

Come one and Come all!  Celebrate Tolkien and the Hobbit.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Ten Study Methods That Work

What really works??   Try these good ideas from Chadron State College.   Time management, good planning, proper motivation, over learning?   All helpful, and not just for studying.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

How to Study: Studying Tips for College Students

Good ideas from Rasmussen College from studies done about what is most effective.  The proper techniques you use to study will help you get those good grades and do well on the final.