Here are our hours over the break:
Dec 16th-20th 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dec 21st-Jan1st CLOSED
Jan 2nd-3rd 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Jan 4th-5th CLOSED
Jan 6th-8th 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Jan 9th Resume Regular Hours
Have a wonderful and Blessed Christmas and Happy New Year!
During this week of finals we have extended hours:
Thursday, Dec. 5th 7:45 am – 1:00 am
Friday, Dec. 6th 7:45 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, Dec. 7th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, Dec. 8th 2:00 pm – 1:00 am
Monday, Dec. 9th 7:45 am – 1:00 am
Tuesday, Dec. 10th 7:45 am – 1:00 am
Wed., Dec. 11th 7:45 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, Dec. 12th 7:45 am – 4:30 pm
Friday, Dec. 13th CLOSED (graduation)
Saturday, Sunday CLOSED
Good luck and please let us know if we can assist you!
In honor of the 50th anniversary today of the hit British television show Doctor Who, the blog Christ and Pop Culture has been taking a look at the series from a Christian perspective in their series, Doctor Who’s Doctrine.
Many people are celebrating the life and work of C. S. Lewis this week on the 50th anniversary of his death today, November 22nd.
The blog Christ and Pop Culture has had a series entitled C. S. Lewis Celebrated.
Likewise the blog The Hog’s Head, which is devoted to discussion of Harry Potter and other fantasy and related fiction has been posting on C. S. Lewis this week.
The podcast MuggleNet Academia (hosted by Harry Potter scholar John Granger, and Mugglenet presenter Keith Hawk) presented an episode entitled ‘The Lion, the Witch, & the Broomstick’ with special guest Elizabeth Baird Hardy, to discuss C. S. Lewis’s influence on J. K. Rowling and the Harry Potter series.
In the C-N Library:
Books WRITTEN BY C. S. Lewis
Books ABOUT C. S. Lewis and his works
Gale Biography in Context has a topic page on C. S. Lewis that pulls together various types of biographical resources.
There is also a video available through our Films on Demand subscription that has segments about C. S. Lewis: The Question of God. Program 1, Sigmund Freud and C. S. Lewis, with Dr. Armand Nicholi
Timed for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Government Printing Office has made the entire Warren Commission Report available here. If you prefer print, it is available in the library at 923.173 K383us3 and 923.173 K383un, or in GovDocs at PR 36.8:K 38/R 29
They are also featuring Post JFK Assassination Audio Tape Recordings that have been made available online as well.
Our library has many print books on the topic of JFK’s assassination as well, you can do a Subject search for Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 — Assassination.
We even have a recently released book in our Lease collection about John F. Kennedy’s presidency:
Camelot’s court : inside the Kennedy White House by Robert Dallek
Call Number: Lease Books 973.922 D
Gale Biography in Context has a topic page on John F. Kennedy that pulls together various types of biographical resources.
You can also access videos about John F. Kennedy through our Films on Demand subscription. Here are a few examples that contain segments about JFK:
JFK: Three Shots that Changed America
A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century—1956-1961
A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century—1961-1963
The Cold War – John F. Kennedy: Television, Image, and the American Presidency
See announcement here. The post even has information regarding the earliest use of the word (2002) and it’s rise in usage (including a chart tracking it’s dramatic rise in usage in 2013).
That said, just because Oxford is following words in popular usage, does not make them appropriate for formal writing, such as in your homework and research papers, so avoid your professor’s wrath by avoiding such terminology in your assignments!