Author Archives: Alison Jones

Link: “Biblical-Era Town Discovered Along Sea of Galilee”

A town dating back more than 2,000 years has been discovered on the northwest coast of the Sea of Galilee, in Israel’s Ginosar valley. The ancient town may be Dalmanutha (also spelled Dalmanoutha), described in the Gospel of Mark as the place Jesus sailed … Continue reading

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National Cheeseburger Day?

Apparently today is National Cheeseburger Day… Unfortunately some of the C-N librarians were in conflict about which song about Cheeseburgers one might post in honor of the day.  So here’s TWO songs related to cheeseburgers – which is your favorite??? … Continue reading

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New Words Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) (available electronically through the C-N Library here) has announced the newest words added to the OED. From “About” page for the OED: The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English … Continue reading

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Constitution Day Release of Annotated Version of U.S. Constitution App For iOS and, Web Version

from the Press Release: The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, the Library of Congress and the Government Printing Office (GPO) mark Constitution Day today by launching a new app and web publication that make analysis and interpretation of constitutional … Continue reading

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Hugo Award Winners Announced

The 2013 Hugo Awards (Science Fiction’s highest honors) were announced recently and John Scalzi’s Redshirts won for Best Novel. Better yet, you can read Redshirts thanks to our lease book collection! Find it on the Lease book shelves at the … Continue reading

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Need your Newspaper fix?

You can access the previous day’s (and earlier!) Knoxville News-Sentinel via the library databases here. Remember – you will need to log in to access it if you are off campus, using the following credentials: Username: last name only (example: … Continue reading

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Need Access to Library Resources over the Labor Day Holiday?

Don’t forget that the library’s electronic resources are available 24/7, even when the library is closed! You can find links to resources from our subject guides called LibGuides, or by using the off campus database links available by subject or … Continue reading

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The library will be closed Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 (Sat. – Mon.) for the Labor Day Holiday.

Enjoy the long weekend!

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The Library Surrenders!!!!

CN ROTC tests out their cannon this afternoon near the library.

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50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream”

Fifty years ago today, on August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his historic “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Through our new subscription database Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection, … Continue reading

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