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Darwin Day and Stephen Jay Gould award

Posted on February 15th, 2017

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In Celebration of Darwin Day (February 12, 2017) Booth Library has partnered with the EIU Biological Sciences Department to showcase resources about evolution and to promote the Stephen Jay Gould award for the best student paper. The competition is open to all EIU undergraduate and graduate students from any department. Details regarding the competition can be found on the award page in the Biological Sciences department website.

More information about the award and the official rules.

Charles Darwin biographical overview from the Encyclopedia of World Biography: Charles Robert Darwin. (2004). In Encyclopedia of World Biography (2nd ed., Vol. 4, pp. 397-399). Detroit: Gale.

Stephen Jay Gould biographical overview from the Encyclopedia of World Biography: Stephen Jay Gould. (2004). In Encyclopedia of World Biography (2nd ed., Vol. 6, pp. 472-473). Detroit: Gale.

Link to streaming videos about evolution from Kanopy Streaming and Alexander Street Press.

The books listed below will be on display in the third floor corridor and available to check out until March 20, the deadline for submission to the award committee.


  • American Genesis: The Antievolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science
  • Moran, Jeffrey P.
  • QH362 .M67 2012
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  • Annotated Origin: A Facsimile Of the First Edition Of on the Origin Of Species
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
  • QH365 .O2 2009
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  • Arrival Of the Fittest: How Nature Innovates
  • Wagner, Andreas, 1967 January 26-
  • QH375 .W327 2015x
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  • Charles Darwin’s Beagle Diary
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882,
  • QH365 .A1 2001x
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  • Constant Fire: Beyond the Science Vs. Religion Debate
  • Frank, Adam, 1962-
  • BL245 .F73 2009
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  • Correspondence Of Charles Darwin
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
  • QH31.D2 A4 1985
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  • Darwin’s Camera: Art and Photography in the Theory Of Evolution
  • Prodger, Phillip.
  • QH365.Z9 P76 2009
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  • Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion
  • Ayala, Francisco José, 1934-
  • QH375 .A93 2007
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  • Darwin, God and the Meaning Of Life: How Evolutionary Theory Undermines Everything You Thought You Knew
  • Stewart-Williams, Steve, 1971-
  • QH360.5 .S79 2010
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  • Darwinian Detectives: Revealing the Natural History Of Genes and Genomes
  • Johnson, Norman A., 1966-
  • QH390 .J64 2007
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  • Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection
  • Godfrey-Smith, Peter.
  • QH375 .G63 2009
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  • Darwinian Tourist: Viewing the World Through Evolutionary Eyes
  • Wills, Christopher.
  • QH367 .W73 2010x
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  • Genetics Demystified
  • Willett, Edward, 1959-
  • QH430 .W55 2006
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  • Genetics Of Original Sin: The Impact Of Natural Selection on the Future Of Humanity
  • De Duve, Christian.
  • QH325 .D41313 2010
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  • Genial Gene: Deconstructing Darwinian Selfishness
  • Roughgarden, Joan.
  • QL761 .R68 2009
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  • Homo Mysterious: Evolutionary Puzzles Of Human Nature
  • Barash, David P.
  • GN281 .B36 2012
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  • Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development Of Behavior Genetics
  • Panofsky, Aaron,
  • QH457 .P36 2014
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  • Mutation: The History Of an Idea from Darwin to Genomics
  • Carlson, Elof Axel.
  • QH460 .C37 2011
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  • On Natural Selection
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
  • QH365 .O2 2005
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  • On the Origin Of Species
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
  • QH365 .O2 2008
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  • Origin then and Now: An Interpretive Guide to the Origin Of Species
  • Reznick, David N., 1952-
  • QH365.O8 R49 2010
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  • Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950
  • Elshakry, Marwa, 1973-
  • BP190.5.E86 E47 2013
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  • Rhetorical Darwinism: Religion, Evolution, and the Scientific Identity
  • Lessl, Thomas M., 1954-
  • Q172.5.P82 L47 2012
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  • Rise Of Animals: Evolution and Diversification Of the Kingdom Animalia
  • QE653 .R567 2007
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  • Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales Of Love, War, and Genius, As Written by Our Genetic Code
  • Kean, Sam.
  • QH431 .K24 2012
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  • What Darwin Got Wrong
  • Fodor, Jerry A.
  • QH375 .F63 2010
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BiblioBoard and Popup Picks now available

Posted on February 8th, 2017

Booth Library patrons now have access to BiblioBoard, featuring Popup Picks, a high profile selection of e-books that changes quarterly, plus additional collections of e-books, audio books, videos and audio files.

There is no limit on simultaneous use; items in these collections can be read by one or 100 patrons at the same time. This means no hold queues and no waiting for titles. The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) has made these collections available to any Illinois resident.

Booth Library patrons may access BiblioBoard through:

Starting with Popup Picks, create a free profile to access to additional BiblioBoard collections and enable the ability to download content for offline reading and to add bookmarks and notes.

The BiblioBoard platform includes Recovering the Classics, featuring public-domain classics from world literature, with modern cover images; The Bodleian Library collection, featuring items from Oxford University’s Bodleian Library; and The Biblioboard Core collection, featuring articles, images, books, etc., spanning a wide range of topics.

BiblioBoard also offers a selection of audio books; video files featuring music and theater performances, lectures, demonstrations, etc.; and audio files featuring music, lectures and more.

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