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Coles for Science

Posted on March 24th, 2017

On April 22, many area scientists will give short presentations and demonstrations at Lake Charleston for the Coles For Science event. Get ready for science fun by checking our a few of the titles on display. Titles in green text are by Coles for Science presenter Michael Kuo.

 

  • 100 Cool Mushrooms
  • Kuo, Michael, 1963-
  • QK617 .K96 2010
  • summary | details
  • 100 Edible Mushrooms
  • Kuo, Michael, 1963-
  • QK617 .K96 2007
  • summary | details
  • Abraham Lincoln’s Dna and Other Adventures in Genetics
  • Reilly, Philip, 1947-
  • QH431 .R38 2000
  • summary | details
  • Ardent Birder: On the Craft Of Birdwatching
  • Newberry, Andrew Todd.
  • QL677.5 .N47 2005
  • summary | details
  • Backyard Birding for Kids: A Field Guide & Activities
  • Lee, Fran.
  • 598.072 L5118ba
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  • Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein – Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding Of Life and the Universe
  • Livio, Mario, 1945-
  • Q172.5.E77 L58 2013
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  • Dna: A Graphic Guide to the Molecule That Shook the World
  • Rosenfield, Israel, 1939-
  • QP624 .R67 2011
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  • Dna: The Secret Of Life
  • Watson, James D., 1928-
  • QH437 .W387 2004x
  • summary | details
  • Ethnography: A Way Of Seeing
  • Wolcott, Harry F., 1929-
  • GN345 .W62 2008
  • summary | details
  • Exploring Everyday Life: Strategies for Ethnography and Cultural Analysis
  • Ehn, Billy, 1946-
  • GN345 .E43 2016
  • summary | details
  • Exploring Nature in Illinois: A Field Guide to the Prairie State
  • Jeffords, Michael R.
  • QH105.I3 J44 2014
  • summary | details
  • Fifty Minerals That Changed the Course Of History
  • Chaline, Eric.
  • QE359.A1 C48 2012x
  • summary | details
  • Geology Underfoot in Illinois
  • Wiggers, Ray.
  • QE105 .W6 1997
  • summary | details
  • Hidden Natural Histories. the Secret Properties Of 150 Species
  • Kingsbury, Noël,
  • QK475 .K54 2015
  • summary | details
  • Hiking Illinois
  • Post, Susan L.
  • GV199.42.I3 P67 2009
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  • Ignorance: How It Drives Science
  • Firestein, Stuart.
  • Q175.32.K45 F57 2012
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  • Illustrated a Brief History Of Time
  • Hawking, Stephen, 1942-
  • QB981 .H377 1996
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  • Letters to a Young Scientist
  • Wilson, Edward O.
  • QH31.W64 A4 2013
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  • Minibeasts in the Soil
  • Ridley, Sarah, 1963-
  • 592.17 R437ms
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  • Mushrooms Of the Midwest
  • Kuo, Michael, 1963-
  • QK605.5.M53 K86 2014x
  • summary | details
  • National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds Of Eastern North America
  • QL683.E27 N38 2008
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  • National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Rocks & Minerals Of North America
  • Garlick, Sarah,
  • QE432 .G37 2014x
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  • Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth
  • QH45.2 .N362 2010x
  • summary | details
  • On Sunspots
  • Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
  • QB525 .G22 2010
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  • Rocks & Fossils: A Visual Guide
  • Coenraads, Robert Raymond, 1956-
  • QE432 .C63x 2005
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  • Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs
  • Parsons, Paul, 1971-
  • Q180.55.D57 P37 2011
  • summary | details
  • Science Of Harry Potter: How Magic Really Works
  • Highfield, Roger.
  • Q162 .H54x 2002
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  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
  • Rovelli, Carlo, 1956-
  • QC24.5 .R68313 2016
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  • Sibley’s Birding Basics
  • Sibley, David, 1961-
  • QL677.5 .S53 2002
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  • Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits Of Mind
  • Helfand, D. J. (David J.), 1950-
  • Q172.5.E77 H45 2016
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  • Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact
  • Kotler, Steven, 1967-
  • Q162 .K693 2015x
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  • Tracks and Trailcraft
  • Jaeger, Ellsworth.
  • SK282 .J3 2001
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  • Trees Of Illinois
  • Kershaw, Linda, 1951-
  • QK157 .K47 2007
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  • Ultimate Freshwater Fishing
  • Bailey, John, 1951-
  • SH441 .B28 1998
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  • Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions Of Our Time
  • Shermer, Michael.
  • Q172.5.P77 S48 2002
  • summary | details

Omnigraphics Health Reference Series

Posted on March 20th, 2017

Currently on display in the Reference Section of Booth Library, Omnigraphics Health Reference Series collects, coordinates, and indexes comprehensive information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of serious illness. The series is useful for students, general readers, caregivers. Newly released titles will also be available online at
Health Reference Series Online.

  • Aids Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (hiv) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (aids), Includ
  • RC606.64 .A337 2016
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  • Adolescent Health Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Common Medical, Mental, and Emotional Concerns in Adolescents …
  • RJ140 .A335 2002
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  • Alcoholism Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Alcohol Use, Abuse and Alcoholism, Psychological Factors, Family History, Other Influe
  • RC565 .A4493 2015x
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  • Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Alzheimer Disease and Other Forms Of Dementia, Including Mild Cognitive Impairm
  • RC523.2 .A45 2016
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  • Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Autism Spectrum Disorders (asd) Including Autistic D
  • RJ506.A9 A8929 2011
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  • Back and Neck Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Spinal Pain, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Related Disorders, Such As Degenerative Disk
  • RD771.B217 B2935 2004
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  • Brain Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injuries, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Palsy and Other Gen
  • RC351 .B735 2010
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  • Cancer Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Major Forms and Stages Of Cancer, Featuring Facts About Head and Neck Cancers, Lung Cancer
  • RC263 .C294 2011
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  • Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders, Such As Cardiomyopathy, Heart Attack,
  • RC672 .C35 2016
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  • Congenital Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Information About Disorders Acquired During Gestation, Including Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus, Cerebral Palsy,
  • RG626 .C597 1997
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  • Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Information About Plastic Surgery and Non-surgical Appearance-enhancing Procedures, in
  • RD118 .R365 2007
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  • Digestive Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Diseases and Disorders That Impact the Upper and Lower Digestive
  • RC816 .D544 2000
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  • Eating Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Other Eating Disor
  • RC552.E18 E287 2011
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  • Eye Care Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Eye Care and Eye Disorders …
  • RE51 .O64 2008
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  • Genetic Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Heritable Disorders, Including Disorders Resulting from Abnormalities in Specif
  • RB155.5 .G455 2010
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  • Genetic Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Heritable Disorders, Including Disorders Resulting from Abnormalities in Specif
  • RB155.5 .G455 2016
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  • Mental Retardation Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Mental Retardation and Its Causes, Including Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Synd
  • RC570 .M4227 2000
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  • Movement Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Neurological Movement Disorders …
  • RC376.5 .M693 2003
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  • Muscular Dystrophy Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Information About Congenital, Childhood-onset, and Adult-onset Forms Of Muscular Dystrophy …
  • RC935.M7 M876 2004
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  • Obesity Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Diseases and Other Problems Associated with Obesity …
  • RC628 .O297 2001
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  • Physical and Mental Issues in Aging Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information on Physical and Mental Disorders Associated with the Aging Process,
  • RC952.5 .P48 1999
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  • Pregnancy and Birth Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Information About Conception and Pregnancy, Including Facts About Fertility, Infertility, Pregnancy Sy
  • RG525 .P676 2004
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  • Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Infectious, Inflammatory, and Chronic Conditions Affecting the Lungs and Re
  • RC731 .R468 2008
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  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Sexual Health and the Screening, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Preventi
  • RC200.2 .S387 2016
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  • Sleep Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Sleep Disorders, Including Insomnia, Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Jet Lag and Other C
  • RC547 .S536 2016
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  • Sports Injuries Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Sprains and Strains, Fractures, Growth Plate Injuries, Overtraining Injuries, and
  • RD97 .S736 2007
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  • Stress-related Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Stress and Stress-related Disorders, Including Signs, Symptoms, Types, a
  • RA785 .S78 2016
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  • Stroke Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Stroke, Including Ischemic, Hemorrhagic, and Mini Strokes, As Well As Risk Factors, Preven
  • RC388.5 .S8566 2008
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  • Substance Abuse Sourcebook: Basic Health-related Information About the Abuse Of Legal and Illegal Substances Such As Alcohol, Tobacco, Prescription D
  • RC564 .S8372 1996
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  • Thyroid Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Disorders Of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands, Including Hypothyroidism, Hype
  • RC655 .T4835 2005
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  • Vegetarian Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Vegetarian Diets, Lifestyle, and Philosophy …
  • RM236 .V436 2002
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Small Scale Sustainable Gardening

Posted on March 10th, 2017

 image a basket of vegetables

 Planting season is coming up! Get a head start on your small-scale herb or kitchen garden with resources from Booth. 

 

Several Books on gardening, both small and larger scale are listed below. Additionally we have many DVDs related to food, gardening, and sustainable agriculture.

Gardens of DestinyS605.5 .G38 2010x .DVD
Dan Jason is an organic gardener and the head of the Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada. This film explores Dan’s garden and seed world and investigates such issues as genetic engineering, terminator seeds, and the pitfalls of industrial agriculture in North America. The film offers several easy solutions for citizens and governments in the United States and Canada, including supporting organic growers and starting your own organic garden.

New Farms, Big Success — S494.5.S86 N49 2014x .DVD
This documentary presents three, ecologically responsible farms in the USA and Canada. Their unique business plans eliminate the middle man, use sustainable methods and few fossil fuels and show a decent living can be made! With participation of leading environmentalist, educator, Bill McKibben, the film provides critical information to develop an enduring, local food network in a time of climate change and includes the official point of view of The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the UN office specialized in the protection of life on earth, about the links between climate change, biodiversity and farming.

Fresh Food: what is farm to table? — S494.5.S86 F738 2011x .DVD
The basics of sustainable farming and locally grown foods are explored through the eyes of three chefs who have left big city jobs to grow fresh, healthy ingredients for their gourmet dishes. The video follows the chefs as they establish a farm complete with vegetables, fruits, herbs, chickens, cows, and pigs–and without fertilizers, pesticides, or hormones. After a brief history of American farming, viewers see how the chefs created and market their farm, learn the differences and similarities between sustainable and organic farming, and discover how fresh food travels from farm to table.

Books:

Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener: A Practical Resource from the Garden to the Table
SB351.H5 H633 2014

Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager HandbookBook Cover Image
SB324.3 .B38 2006

Handbook of Nuts
SB401.A4 D84 2001

Herbs
SB351.H5 M48 1993

Complete Herb Book
SB351.H5 M354 2008

Bananas and Plantains
SB379.B2 R63 1996

LandscapBook Cover Imageing with Herbs
SB351.H5 A32 2001x

Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden
SB355 .R45 2004

Vegetable Gardening for Dummies
SB321 .N24 2009x

Culinary Herbs
SB351.H5 S56 1997x

Betty Crocker’s Kitchen Gardens
SB321 .C25

Culinary Herbs for Short-Season GardensBook Cover Image
SB351.H5 S63 2002

Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover’s Guide to Kitchen Gardening
SB321 .G25 2012

Ancient Herbs
SB351.H5 H34 2007

City People’s Book of Raising Food
SB321 .O4

The Family Kitchen Garden
SB321 .L54 2009

Book Cover Image

Herb Gardening from the Ground Up
SB351.H5 G545 2012

Tomatoes
SB349 .T678 2005

How to Grow Your Own Vegetables
SB321 .K74

 


Knott’s Handbook for Vegetable Growers

SB321 .M392 2007

The Kitchen Garden
SB321 .B56 2000

Organic Gardening for Dummies
SB453.5 .W49 2009x

Organic Fruit Growing
SB357.24 .B5613 2003

Booth Library adds 1,024 items in February

Posted on March 9th, 2017

During February, Booth Library acquired and cataloged 1,024 new items. The lists can be viewed here. These acquisitions include donations to the library, re-cataloged library items, freely available government publications, and consortium-wide purchases. The recent university spending freeze (due to statewide budget issues) has limited the number of new items being added to library collections.

The list is arranged by location: Ballenger Teachers Center, Books, Electronic Resources, Illinois and Federal Documents, Maps, Media, Reference Collection, Special Collections and University Archives. The titles are listed by call number within each location. Please contact Karen Whisler, head of Collection Development, at 581-7551 or klwhisler@eiu.edu if you have questions.

GIS at EIU

Posted on March 8th, 2017

GIS layersGeographic information systems (GIS) allow users to create maps to visualize and understand patterns in data. Read an overview of GIS in the Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science, edited by K Kemp.

GIS has applications in business & management, information technology, political science, city planning, public health, social sciences, the arts & humanities, as well as the natural sciences.

 

The maps on the left were created using GIS and are part of the larger poster, “Love Fever on Twitter,” by Ali AkbariMoghaddam. “Love Fever” is the most recent winner of EIU’s annual student map competition. View the full poster here.

 

Illinois GIS Association logo

On March 28, 2017 the Illinois GIS Association will be holding its regional meeting at EIU. Registration and an agenda for the event are available on the ILGISA website.

 

Learn more about GIS at EIU

EIU GIScience Center   Identify GISci academic programs, faculty & staff research interests, and facilities & resources at EIU.
Booth Library GIS research guide   Discover library resources, data sources, and careers in GIS in this interactive guide.

 

Want to get started with GIS? There are many free GIS software tools; see a list of options in the right-hand column of this Booth Library GIS research guide.

On display at Booth Library, these GIS books are available to check out!

  • Bushmanders & Bullwinkles: How Politicians Manipulate Electronic Maps and Census Data to Win Elections
  • Monmonier, Mark S.
  • JK1341 .M66 2001
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  • Cartographies Of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine
  • Koch, Tom, 1949-
  • RA792.5 .K63 2005
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  • Designing Better Maps: A Guide for Gis Users
  • Brewer, Cynthia A., 1960-
  • GA105.3 B74 2005
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  • Digital Geography: Geospatial Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom
  • LB1584.7 .D54 2008
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  • Gis: A Short Introduction
  • Schuurman, Nadine.
  • G70.212 .S38 2004
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  • Gis and Archaeological Site Location Modeling
  • GIS and Archaeological Predictive Modeling Conference (2001 : Argonne National Laboratory)
  • CC80.4 .G57 2001
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  • Global Mapping Of Infectious Diseases: Methods, Examples and Emerging Applications
  • RC112 .G66x 2007
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  • Google Maps: Power Tools for Maximizing the Api
  • Petroutsos, Evangelos,
  • G70.212 .P495 2014x
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  • Illinois Gis Notes: The Newsletter Of the Illinois Gis.
  • 526 ILLI
  • summary | details
  • Key Concepts & Techniques in Gis
  • Albrecht, Jochen.
  • G70.212 .A43 2007x
  • summary | details
  • Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and Gis
  • Crampton, Jeremy W.
  • GA102.4.E4 C73 2010
  • summary | details
  • Mapping the Future Of America’s National Parks: Stewardship Through Geographic Information Systems
  • SB486.M35 M36 2004
  • summary | details
  • Mapping the Nation: Supporting Decisions That Govern a People.
  • G70.215.U6 M263 2014x
  • summary | details
  • Mapping the News: Case Studies in Gis and Journalism
  • Herzog, David, 1963-
  • PN4729.3 .H47 2003
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  • Measuring Up: The Business Case for Gis
  • Thomas, Christopher, 1963 August 6-
  • HD30.213 .T47 2004
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  • Participatory Mapping: New Data, New Cartography
  • Plantin, Jean-Christophe,
  • GA102.4.E4 P53 2014x
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  • Telegeoinformatics: Location-based Computing and Services
  • QA76.59 .T46 2004
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  • Time and Navigation: The Untold Story Of Getting from Here to There
  • Johnston, Andrew K. (Andrew Kenneth), 1969-
  • VK555 .J64 2015
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  • Unlocking the Census with Gis
  • Peters, Alan H.
  • HA37.U55 P48 2004
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  • Web Cartography: Map Design for Interactive and Mobile Devices
  • Muehlenhaus, Ian, 1976-
  • GA102.4.E4 M82 2014
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Selected new titles in History — a survey

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

Currently on display for your review and check-out are several history books curated by Professor Bradley Tolppanen, Head of Booth Circulation Services and Liaison to the EIU History Department. This display consists of history books that have recently been added to the Booth Library collection. Topics covered include both United States and international history as well as different historical subjects and themes.

 

  • American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley: His Battle for Chicago and the Nation
  • Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)
  • F548.54.D34 C64 2000
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  • American Queen: The Rise and Fall Of Kate Chase Sprague, Civil War “belle Of the North” and Gilded Age Woman Of Scandal
  • Oller, John.
  • E415.9.S76 O55 2014
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  • Andrew Jackson, Southerner
  • Cheathem, Mark Renfred.
  • E382 .C45 2013
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  • Ardennes 1944: Hitler’s Last Gamble
  • Beevor, Antony, 1946-
  • D756.5.A7 B438 2015
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  • Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640
  • Wheat, David, 1977-
  • F1621 .W47 2016
  • summary | details
  • Bill Of Rights: The Fight to Secure America’s Liberties
  • Berkin, Carol,
  • KF4749 .B45 2015
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  • Boy Soldiers Of the American Revolution
  • Cox, Caroline, 1954-2014,
  • UB418.C45 C69 2016
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  • Check Six!: A Thunderbolt Pilot’s War Across the Pacific
  • Curran, James C., 1921-2012,
  • D790.252 348th .C87 2015x
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  • Darius in the Shadow Of Alexander
  • Briant, Pierre,
  • DS284.7 .B7513 2015
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  • Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story Of the Indian Wars for the American West
  • Cozzens, Peter, 1957-
  • E83.866 .C69 2016
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  • Elizabeth I and Her Circle
  • Doran, Susan.
  • DA355 .D669 2015
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  • Extreme Civil War: Guerrilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-mississippi Frontier
  • Stith, Matthew M.,
  • E470.45 .S75 2016
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  • Final Solution: The Fate Of the Jews, 1933-1949
  • Cesarani, David,
  • D804.3 .C434 2016
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  • Fortunes Of Africa: A 5000-year History Of Wealth, Greed, and Endeavour
  • Meredith, Martin,
  • HC800 .M464 2014x
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  • Groundless: Rumors, Legends, and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier
  • Dowd, Gregory Evans, 1956-
  • E179 .D685 2015
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  • Hair: A Human History
  • Stenn, Kurt S.,
  • GN193 .S74 2016x
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  • Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs Of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher
  • Arlen, Alice, 1940-2016,
  • CT275.P417 A75 2016
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  • King’s Bed: Sex and Power in the Court Of Charles Ii
  • Jordan, Don, 1948-
  • DA446 .J67 2016x
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  • Life and Legends Of Calamity Jane
  • Etulain, Richard W.,
  • F594.C2 E88 2014
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  • Mastering the West: Rome and Carthage at War
  • Hoyos, B. D. (B. Dexter), 1944-
  • DG242 .H69 2015
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  • Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year
  • Von Drehle, David, 1961-
  • E457.45 .V67 2012
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  • Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge Up San Juan Hill
  • Gardner, Mark Lee, 1960-
  • E725.45 1st .G37 2016
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  • Soldiers in the Army Of Freedom: The 1st Kansas Colored, the Civil War’s First African American Combat Unit
  • Spurgeon, Ian Michael, 1976-
  • E508.5 1st .S68 2014
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  • Today We Die a Little!: The Inimitable Emil Zátopek, the Greatest Olympic Runner Of All Time
  • Askwith, Richard.
  • GV1061.15.Z37 A75 2016
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  • Trials Of the Earth: The True Story Of a Pioneer Woman
  • Hamilton, Mary, 1866-1937,
  • F347.M6 H36 2016x
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  • Veiled Warriors: Allied Nurses Of the First World War
  • Hallett, Christine E.,
  • D628 .H35 2014x
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  • War Of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel That Stunned the Nation
  • Sedgwick, John, 1954-
  • E302.6.H2 S27 2015
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  • Witches: Salem, 1692
  • Schiff, Stacy,
  • KFM2478.8.W5 S35 2015
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Edible Book Festival winners announced

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

Dean’s Choice Silver Medal: “Hansel and Gretel,” by Georgia and Carol Ryan.

Funniest Pun Best in Show: “Harry Potter,” by Alice Dick and Debbie Meadows.

People’s Choice Silver Medal: “Frog and Toad,” by Sam and Avelynn Dick with Debbie Meadows.

Children’s Book Best in Show: “Ten Little Sisters,” by Lana Hill

Children’s Book Honorable Mention: “Tacky and the Haunted Igloo,” by Billy Hung.

Dean’s Choice Gold Medal: “It’s Okay to be Different,” by Katie Jenkins.

Family Entry Honorable Mention: “The Nutmeg of Consolation,” by Sarah and Mark Johnson.

Funniest Pun Honorable Mention: “Much Ado About Muffins,” by Heather Wohltman.

Student Entry Best in Show: “The Missing Piece,” by Ian and Liam Corrigan.

Children’s Book Honorable Mention: “Math Potatoes,” by Ann Brownson.

People’s Choice Gold Medal: “The Lollipop Guild Welcomes You to Munchkin Land,” by Ellen Corrigan.

People’s Choice Honorable Mention: “Hidden Figures,” by Beth Heldebrandt

Family Entry Best in Show: “Snowy Day,” by Caitlin and Oliver Rednour

The winners of Booth Library’s seventh annual Edible Book Festival on April 10 have been announced. The activity was one of several activities planned to celebrate National Library Week.

Contest participants have entered a work made out of edible materials that has something to do with books in either its shape or content. More photos will be available soon.

Dean’s Choice Gold: “It’s Okay to be Different” (Katie Jenkins)

Dean’s Choice Silver: “Hansel and Gretel” (Georgia and Carol Ryan)

People’s Choice Gold: “The Lollipop Guild Welcomes You to Munchkin Land” (Ellen Corrigan)

People’s Choice Silver: “Frog and Toad” (Sam and Avelynn Dick with Debbie Meadows)

Honorable Mention: “Hidden Figures” (Beth Heldebrandt)

Children’s Book Best in Show: “Ten Little Sisters” (Lana Hill)

Children’s Book Honorable Mention: “Math Potatoes” (Ann Brownson)

Children’s Book Honorable Mention: “Tacky and the Haunted Igloo” (Billy Hung)

Family Entry Best in Show: “The Snowy Day” (Caitlin and Oliver Rednour)

Family Entry Honorable Mention: “The Nutmeg of Consolation” (Sarah and Mark Johnson)

Funniest Pun Best in Show: “Harry Potter” (Alice Dick and Debbie Meadows)

Funniest Pun Honorable Mention: “Much Ado About Muffins” (Heather Wohltman)

Student Entry Best in Show: “The Missing Piece” (Ian and Liam Corrigan).

Online library services to be interrupted

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

Due to campus network equipment replacement, all online library services will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. March 14. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

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