Thursday, July 31, 2008

School's Out for Summer

The North Campus Library will be closed for the summer starting Saturday, August 2 until Tuesday, August 26, 2008. The library will reopen on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Have a safe and fun summer break. We look forward to seeing you in the Fall semester!

Fall 2008 North Campus Library Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday - Closed.

It's Cool to be Cuil

The coolest thing online right now is Cuil (pronounced "cool"), a new search engine that claims to search three times the pages as Google with more relevant results. Cuil - an old Irish word meaning "knowledge" - just might increase yours with its streamlined appearance and simplified result page. Give it a try today!

Anne of Green Gables Turns 100

The unforgettable tale of Anne Shirley, the precocious 11-year-old orphan who makes an impression upon all on her arrival at Prince Edward Island, celebrates its centennial year. Enjoy this timeless classic by Lucy Maud Montgomery and other versions, available at the North Campus Library:

- Anne of Green Gables /L. M. Montgomery [MCN] ANNE

- Anne of Green Gables /Lucy Maud Montgomery ; retold by Anne Collins. ESL PE1122.C65 A55 2002

- Anne of Green Gables /L.M. Montgomery ; retold by Clare West ; illustrated by Kate Simpson. ESL PE1122.W472 A56 2000; [CD] ESL PE1122.W472 A56 2000

- Anne of Green Gables /L.M. Montgomery ; with illustrations by Sybil Tawse. PZ7.M768 An

- Such a simple little tale :critical responses to L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables /Mavis Reimer, editor. PR9199.3.M6 A6537 1992

- Anne of Green Gables [electronic resource] / by Lucy Maud Montgomery. eBook

- Or, read it online along with its sequels Anne of Avonlea, Anne of the Island, and Anne's House of Dreams.

Take your reading a step further by visiting Anne's world in 1908 - make a raspberry cordial, a Green Gables pound cake, learn the waltz, make a victorian sachet, or get started with scrapbooking at this introduction to the classic's prequel, Before Green Gables by Budge Wilson.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Free Money for Education Majors & Teachers

Attention, class.

The good folks at have put up some very helpful information on their blog.

Check out 101 Scholarships Just for Teachers by Christina Laun.

Here you will find funding sources for education majors, current teachers, specific geographic regions and subject areas, fellowships and graduate level scholarships, and more.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

July Reading

Celebrate your patriotism this month by checking out some books about our nation's founding fathers:
- His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis E312 .E245 2004
- Thomas Jefferson by Joyce Oldham Appleby E332 .A67 2003
- James Madison: Creating the American Constitution by Neal Riemer JC211.M35 R52 1986
- Alexander Hamilton by Jacob Ernest Cooke E302.6.H2 C73 1982
- John Adams: Party of One by James Grant [MCN] JOHN