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New Stuff Tuesday – April 17, 2018

Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self by Manoush Zomorodi BF575 .B67 Z66 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Spacing out? Zoning out? This hardly seems like the path to productivity — or … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 6, 2018

Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women by Roseanne Montillo GV1061.15 .R62 M66 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Since Sir Roger Bannister, the first man to break the four-minute barrier in the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 23, 2018

Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport BF323 .D5 N49 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Who couldn’t use a superpower? Cal Newport, Georgetown computer science professor has written a lot about success. His … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 12, 2017

We Can’t Help It – We’re Men directed by Rick Green Browsing DVD We New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor It’s been a busy semester to say the least. So let’s try something light for “New Stuff Tuesday.” Twenty years ago … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 31, 2017

Timekeepers by Simon Garfield QB213.G378 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Tick … Tock … How many times a day do you check the time? Once, twice, constantly? Yep, you’re obsessed! And that’s the point award-winning author Simon Garfield is … Continue reading

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Summit of Faith – October 2-5

This Fall, the Young Auditorium is sponsoring A Summit of Faith, based on the 13th Century encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt. The unusual meeting between these men is featured in Paul Moses’ book, The … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 19, 2017

How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion by Marcus Tullius Cicero PA6307 .A2 M39 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor It’s nice to know that some things never go out of style. Take Cicero. … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Reference Librarians

What are an organization’s most valuable assets? Its people, of course! So this month, we’re featuring Andersen Library’s seven Reference & Instruction Librarians and highlighting ways they can help you boost your academic performance. How Reference Librarians Can Help You … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 8, 2017

Bikes vs Cars Written and directed by Fredrik Gertten Browsing DVD HE 5736 .B55 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor One glance at just about any large city anywhere will tell you that cities are built around the automobile. College … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 27, 2017

Cafe Neandertal: Excavating Our Past in One of Europe’s Most Ancient Places By Beebe Bahrami GN285 .B34 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor If you’re interested in human prehistory, travel writer Beebe Bahrami can introduce you to some long-lost relatives. … Continue reading

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