Archive for February, 2010

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Join us Tuesday afternoon at 4:00pm for the next great discussion In the Bregman Book Discussion Series.

Here are the details of this week’s book:

Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation by Mary Louise Pratt

This highly acclaimed book investigates the way in which travel writing by Western authors has constructed an image of the world beyond Europe, focusing on writing about South America and Africa.

We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

All of our style guides, including the new editions of APA and MLA, are now found all together on a shelf directly across from the Reference Desk in Crumb. We’ve also updated the information in our “How to cite sources” page (found under “Get Help” on our homepage) to reflect this move and the major changes in APA and MLA style.

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Come join us in the Crumb Library lobby for the the Spring 2010 Bregman Book Discussion Series. The discussions run on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30pm. We hope to see you there!

February 9
Radical Simplicity by Jim Merkel

In the face of ecological challenges, how do you know how much to consume, and how much to leave behind for others? Radical Simplicity addresses these questions and guides the reader to a personal sustainability goal.

February 16
Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation by Mary Louise Pratt

This highly acclaimed book investigates the way in which travel writing by Western authors has constructed an image of the world beyond Europe, focusing on writing about South America and Africa.

February 23
Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks by Phillip Terrie

This much-needed introduction to Adirondack history shows how expectations about land use, combined with human interactions with nature, have defined the Adirondacks, introducing key stakeholders and disputes in the region’s environmental history.

March 2
A Passion for Mars by Andrew Chaikin

The quest for Mars is chronicled in this story about Earthbound explorers caught in the irresistible pull of the Red Planet. Based on extensive interviews, Chaikin’s account will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a journey to Mars.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Are you frustrated when walking into the library to print out an assignment only to find all of the computers taken? If so then we have news for you:

Crumb Library now has a quick print station located next to the printers.

Printing in the library has never been easier.