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New Stuff Tuesday – May 16, 2017

Super Hummingbirds Written by Janet Hess, Narrated by Patricia Clarkson QL 696 .A558 N38 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Did you know that a hummingbird’s heart beats more than 1,200 times in a minute? And that their tiny wings … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 4, 2017

Coyote America: A Natural & Supernatural History by Dan Flores QB 791.3 .R36 2015 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Ooooh, there were so many interesting books on the New Arrivals Island, it was hard to choose just one this week. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 21, 2017

The Art of Crayon: Draw, Color, Resist, Sculpt, Carve! by Lorraine Bell NC855 .B445 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor A brand new box of crayons. Remember the funny waxy scent, the perfectly chiselled tips — and how they never … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 10, 2017

The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behavior Changes Online by Mary Aiken BF199 .A37 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Why do people do creepy things online — stuff they wouldn’t do in person? According to world-renowned … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 29, 2016

Meerkats by Grant M. Mc Ilrath – The Meerkat Man QL737 .C235 M38 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Meerkats look as cuddly as kittens. But as it turns out, they make lousy pets. These highly social (and noisy) creatures are … Continue reading

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Supermoon – Tonight (Nov. 14)

If the weather cooperates tonight, you’ll be able to see the biggest supermoon since 1948. Supermoons occur when the moon is closer than usual to the earth. Tonight the moon will be a mere 356,511 kilometers (221,525 miles) away from … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 18, 2016

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger GN492.5 .J86 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Life in a Stone Age society doesn’t seem like it would be easy. But Sebastian Junger sees it otherwise. The author is probably best known … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Ebooks, etc.

It’s taken a while for our campus to embrace ebooks. But now that our ebrary titles are listed in Research@UWW, ebook usage is really taking off. Here are some of the ebook collections you’ll want to know more about. ebrary … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 6, 2016

Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas that Reveal the Cosmos by Priyamvada Natarajan QB981 .N337 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor On Friday nights you’ll often find me in Upham Hall, attending the Observatory Lectures Series sponsored by the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 26, 2016

Visiting Tom: A Man, A Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Grace by Michael Perry CT275 .H388 P47 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Michael Perry is one of Wisconsin’s favorite contemporary writers as well as a radio host and … Continue reading

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