Tuesday, August 18, 2015

New Books & Films received in July 2015

Here's a sampling of some of the new books and
films that have arrived at Hunter Library in July 2015.

Please browse the full list. 

Serena (Motion picture)
Produced by Nick Wechsler, Susanne Bier and five others
Los Angeles, CA 2015

Gerald G. Duffy
Explaining reading: a resource for explicit
teaching of the common core standards
New York: Guilford Press, 2014
WCU CMC PRO LB1050.42 .D84 2014

Karen Armstrong,
Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014
WCU NEW BOOKS BL65.V55 A76 2014 

Leon Leyson,
The boy on the wooden box: how the impossible
became possible...on Schindler's list  
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2013]
WCU CMC CHILDREN'S DS134.72.L49 A3 2013

Matthew Thomas,
We are not ourselves 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014
WCU Gen PS3620.H63513 W4 2014

Friday, July 31, 2015

Boost Your Scholarly Profile: Get Started with Twitter

We hope you enjoyed the Boost Your Scholarly Profile web series! Our final post focuses on academic/professional micro-blogging! If you don't yet have a Twitter account, the guide walks you through how to get started. If you already Tweet, the guide provides tips and additional readings for increasing your professional visibility with Twitter.


Friday, July 24, 2015

New Resource: Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogy research tool created for libraries that provides patrons instant access to a wide range of unique primary resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more.  Off-campus users will log in with their regular username (before the @catamount or @wcu) and password.

Image credit for featured item: Family portrait from Hunter Library Digital CollectionsAll rights reserved. For permissions, contact Hunter Library Special Collections, Western Carolina U, Cullowhee, NC 28723

Monday, July 20, 2015