Chesnutt Library Blog

“Because it’s all about ‘U,’” the Chesnutt Library Blog is designed to promptly and efficiently provide timely news, inform of library events, books, databases and more for our students, staff and faculty. In our effort to enhance communication, the Chesnutt Library Blog will bring academic resources together in one place, with one click, with one purpose in mind - Educational Excellence - designed to enhance learning, guarantee access and promote scholarship.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

New Reference Books @ Chesnutt Library

The following books are located in the Reference Department on the 1st floor:

21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook v. 1-2
[BF131 .A15 2008]

The African American National Biography v. 1-8
[E185.96 .A4466 2008]

International Encyclopedia of Oraganization Studies v. 1-3
[HD31 .I564 2008]

Encyclopedia of Business Ethics & Society v. 1-5
[HF5387 .E53 2008]

21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook v. 1-2
[HM585 .H33 2007]

Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media v. 1-2
[HQ784.M3 E53 2007]

Encyclopedia of Political Communication v. 1-2
[JA85 .E65 2008]

An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895-1930 [PN1998.2 .L686 2004]

Manual of Clinical Microbiology v. 1-2
[QR46 .M425 2007]

Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
[RA777.6 .E534 2007]

Monday, April 28, 2008

Reminder - Finals Library Hours

Later Library Hours for Finals:

Monday, April 28 - Thursday, May 1
7:00am -12:30am

Friday, May 2
7:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday, May 3
8:00am - 10:00pm

Sunday, May 4
2:00pm - 11:00

Monday, May 5 - Thursday, May 8
7:00am - 12:30am

Friday, May 9
8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday, April 19, 2008

New Serial Titles

Come browse the new additions to our journal collection. There's something for everybody - whether you're watching what you eat (Cooking Light), thinking of picking up a new hobby (Cross Stitch Gold or Golf), or stimulating your mind (Mental Floss):

1. Biology of Reproduction
2. Cooking Light
3. Criminal Justice Research Reports
4. Cross Stitch Gold
5. Cultural and Social History
6. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology
7. European Journal of Social Theory
8. Golf Magazine
9. Information Systems Control Journal
10. Informed Librarian
11. Journal of Andrology
12. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement
13. Mental Floss
14. Music Perception
15. Neuropsychology
16. O: The Oprah Magazine
17. Out
18. Psychological Methods
19. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
20. Rehabilitation Psychology
21. Sophisticates: Black Hair Styles and Care Guide
22. TIFERT: A Journal of Spiritual Literature
23. Travel and Leisure
24. Upscale
25. Vibe

These magazines are all located on the first floor of the library in the Periodicals Department behind the stairs.

Student Awards for Library Service

Congratulations to Michael Jones in Acquisitions & Regina Satchell in Circulation. Both received the 2008 Jacqueline C. McLeod Student Award for Library Service. We really appreciate all your hard work and dedication to Chesnutt Library.

Click here for more information.

Trial Databases

Try out these new trial databases & let us know what you think:

Natural Standard
Trial Begins: April 15, 2008
Trial Ends: May 15, 2008
Username: carolina
Password: trial

Lexis-Nexis Statistical Universe DataSets
Trial Begins: April 14, 2008
Trial Ends: May 13, 2008
Please contact Reference Desk at 672-1233 or a Library Staff Member for the Username and Password

Sage EReference
Trial Begins: April 9, 2008
Trial Ends: May 9, 2008
Select: "Enter Sage eReference"
Username: ereference
Password: carolina
Click “Go”

CQ Press Political Reference Suite of Online Editions
Trial Begins: April 3, 2008
Trial Ends: May 3, 2008

CQ Global Researcher
Trial Begins: April 3, 2008
Trial Ends: May 3, 2008

Praeger Security International Online
Trial Begins: March 26, 2008
Trial Ends: April 25, 2008
UserName: carolinaconsortium
Password: library

For more information visit Chesnutt Library's homepage.

Monday, April 07, 2008

America's Best Graduate Schools

Graduation is fast approaching and for those of you considering graduate school you should pick up this week’s issue of US News & World Report. The magazine ranks America’s best graduate schools in law, business, medicine, engineering & more. Other articles in this issue include Debt Doesn’t Have to Clip Your Wings – with tips on how to save money in graduate school; These Law Schools Mean Business – detailing the increasing trend of making business classes part of the traditional law school coursework; & Speaking the Global Language –focusing on the importance of learning foreign languages in today’s global society.

If you'd like to browse through a print copy visit our Periodicals Department located on the first floor behind the staircase.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

REMINDER - The Big Read is Tomorrow!

This is just a reminder to join us for Chesnutt Library's contribution to The Big Read. We will be discussing this year's book selection, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, from 12:00pm-1:30pm in the library's conference room on the 3rd floor. If you haven't yet picked up your copy - it's not too late! Swing by the Reference Department, pick up a copy, & join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion. (Refreshments will be provided).

New Books @ Chesnutt Library

The following new books are located on the 3rd floor:


The art of educational leadership : balancing performance and accountability [LB2805 .E638 2008]

Differentiated school leadership : effective collaboration, communication, and change through personality type [LB2805 .K524 2008]

Caring enough to lead : how reflective practice leads to moral leadership [LB2805 .P375 2008]

Don't teach the canaries not to sing : creating a school culture that boosts achievement [LC210 .R36 2008]