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Finals Week in the Library

Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate will be available after 6 p.m. Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.

Free massages – Monday 12/10 and Thursday 12/13 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

A special thank you to the Office of Student Engagement for providing the free massages and hot beverages.


Pre-Finals activities in the Library!

Finals Week is almost here and Jennings Library has a lot of activities planned to help you survive the stress.

We’ll be open extended hours starting Wednesday December 5. See the Library’s homepage for more information.

Win a gift card in our Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest (open to students, faculty and staff): http://caldwell.libwizard.com/uglyxmas

If we get to 550 followers on the Library Instagram page we will bring in cookies during finals! https://www.instagram.com/caldwelluniversitylibrary/

Game Night- December 4th

#Adulting class: Meditation in the CMS – December 6th

Stay tuned for what we have in store for Finals Week!


Ask the Archivist

Do you have a question about the University Archives, or the history of Caldwell University? Whether you are looking for old photographs or you’re interested in visiting the Archives, you can now submit a request using the new “Ask the Archivist” form! Our friendly archivist, Kim, will receive your request and respond to you with the results. You can find the form here on the University Archives LibGuide.


New Books in the Library

Check out these new titles now available in the Library:

Asking for It : The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture–and What We Can Do About It by Kate Harding
Call Number: HV6556 .H37 2015

Harding explores how rape culture manifests itself via media narratives about sexual assault victims and perpetrators–and how those change, depending on the age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity and fame of both victim and offender.

Generation Z Goes to College by Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace
Call Number: LB3605 .S3828 2016

Generation Z (those born 1995 through 2010) are rapidly replacing Millennials on college campuses. These students are driven by different motivations, learning styles, characteristics, skill sets, and social concerns than previous generations. If colleges and universities are to stay relevant, they must learn to adapt their courses, programs, processes, environments, and initiatives to meet the needs of this next cohort of students.

Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation by Derald Wing Sue
Call Number: BF575 .A3 S88 2010

A first-of-its kind guide on the subject of microaggressions. This book insightfully looks at the various kinds of microaggressions and their psychological effects on both perpetrators and their targets.

The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives And Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, And How You Vote First by Sharyl Attkisson
Call Number: PN4888 .C6 A85 2017

Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson takes you behind the scenes of the modern smear machine, exploring how operatives from corporations and both sides of the political aisle have manipulated a complicit mainstream media to make disinformation, rumor, and dirty tricks defining traits of our democracy.


New Library Databases

This semester the library expanded its resources with 3 new databases in computer science, psychology and counseling and science. Check them out below:

ACM Digital Library -The ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters, books, and more!

Complete Counseling and Therapy Package – This provides a comprehensive, rich, and diverse collection of video and text for anyone studying or teaching in the area of mental health. Programs in counseling, social work, nursing, psychology and behavioral health will all benefit from the wide variety of content in this collection, which includes clinical mental health demonstrations, actual therapy sessions, compelling documentaries on the human condition, psychotherapy transcripts, as well client narratives and reference works.

JoVE – JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world’s first peer reviewed scientific video journal. Established in 2006, JoVE is devoted to publishing scientific research in a visual format to help researchers overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today: poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques.

JoVE Science Education: Basic Biology

JoVE Video Journals: Immunology & Infection

JoVE Video Journals: Neuroscience

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Library MLA and APA Citation Workshops 

Need a review of MLA or APA? Come to one of the library’s citation workshops:

MLA Citation Workshop

Wednesday 10/24/18 at 12 p.m.

APA Citation Workshops

Saturday 10/27/18 at 3 p.m.
Tuesday 11/6/18 at 6 p.m.

All workshops are located in the library’s instruction lab.