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Halloween Books @BoothLibrary

Posted on October 15th, 2018

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Horror Literature through History. (2017). M. Cardin (Ed.), An Encyclopedia of the Stories That Speak to Our Deepest Fears, Vol. 1. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.

Spooky selections by Booth Library staff guaranteed to make your skin crawl. Enjoy with caution, you may not ever sleep with the light out again!

All of these titles are available for check-out in the main corridor of Booth Library. Take a look at a selection from our huge collection of horror literature and learn more about the genre.

 

 

 

  • August House Book Of Scary Stories: Spooky Tales for Telling out Loud
  • 808.83 Au451
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  • Book Of Hallowe’en
  • Kelley, Ruth Edna.
  • GT4965 .K4
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  • Call Of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
  • Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937.
  • PS3523.O833 A6 1999
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  • Country Living Handmade Halloween: Ideas for a Happy, Haunted Celebration
  • Lovén, Zazel.
  • TT900.H32 C68 1999
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  • Dracula’s Guest and Other Weird Stories: With the Lair Of the White Worm
  • Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.
  • PR6037.T617 A6 2006x
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  • Ghosts Of the Heartland: Haunting, Spine-chilling Stories from the American Midwest
  • PS648.G48 G47 1990
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  • H.p. Lovecraft.
  • Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937.
  • PN6727 .L68 2002x
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  • Hallowe’en; Its Origin, Spirit, Celebration, and Significance As Related in Prose and Verse, Together with Hallowe’en Stories, Plays, Pantomimes; and
  • Schauffler, Robert Haven, 1879-1964,
  • GT4965 .S4
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  • Halloween How-to: Costumes, Parties, Decorations, and Destinations
  • Bannatyne, Lesley Pratt.
  • GT4965 .B29 2001
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  • Heart-shaped Box
  • Hill, Joe.
  • PS3608.I4342 H43 2007bx
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  • Jack the Ripper: A Journal Of the Whitechapel Murders 1888-1889
  • Geary, Rick.
  • PN6727.G4 J33 1995
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  • Little Book Of Hallowe’en
  • Sechrist, Elizabeth Hough, 1903-1991.
  • GT4965 .S45
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  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, Or, the Modern Prometheus
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
  • PR5397 .F7 2003
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  • More Annotated H.p. Lovecraft
  • Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937.
  • PS3523.O833 A6 1999b
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  • My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
  • Ferris, Emil,
  • PN6727.F4646 M9 2016x
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  • New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft
  • Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937,
  • PS3523.O833 A6 2014
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  • Stephen King Universe: A Guide to the Worlds Of the King Of Horror
  • Wiater, Stan.
  • PS3561.I483 Z915 2001x
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  • Supernatural in Fiction
  • Kelley, Leo P.,
  • PR1309.G5 K4x
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  • Trick or Treat: A History Of Halloween
  • Morton, Lisa, 1958-
  • GT4965 .M675 2012x
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  • Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology
  • PR1309.G5 V54 1991
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  • Works Of Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
  • PS2600 .G01 2001
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BTC December Holiday Books

Posted on November 30th, 2017

December Holiday Books for the Classroom

It’s that time of year. A season of lights, joy, family, and lots of jittery school children. To help you find quality stories for the children in your life, my elves have helped me pull together an array of December Holiday Books. Come in to find books about Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.

Holiday Display - Christmas

Christmas Book Display

Christmas Books:

  • Bethlehem Star: Children’s Newspaper Reports Of the Life Of Jesus
  • Van Vechten, Schuyler,
  • 232.9 V375
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  • Birds’ Christmas Tree
  • Brock, Emma L. (Emma Lillian), 1886-1974.
  • 800 B782b
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  • Christmas Around the World
  • Lankford, Mary D.
  • 394.2 L276chr
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  • Christmas Eve
  • Hurd, Edith Thacher, 1910-1997.
  • 232.9 H932
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  • Christmas Holiday Cookbook
  • Raabe, Emily.
  • 641.5 R11chri
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  • Christmas in Noisy Village
  • Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002.
  • 394 L643
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  • Christmas in the Big Woods: Adapted from the Little House Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • 800 C464
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  • Christmas Like Helen’s
  • Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie.
  • 800 K625chr
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  • Christmas Story from the King James Version
  • Brent, Isabelle.
  • 745.6 B839
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  • Christmas Trees
  • Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.
  • 394.2 P2724
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  • Coal Country Christmas
  • Brown, Elizabeth Ferguson.
  • 800 B812coa
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  • Crafts for Christmas
  • Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-
  • 745.594 R7337cc
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  • Dragon Christmas: Things to Make and Do
  • Leedy, Loreen.
  • 745.5941 L5175dr
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  • Father Christmas Goes on Holiday
  • Briggs, Raymond.
  • 800 B767fa
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  • First Christmas;
  • Trent, Robbie, 1894-1988.
  • 232.9 T723
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  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Seuss, Dr.
  • 800 G277how
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  • Jack Kent’s Twelve Days Of Christmas.
  • 784.4 T917
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  • Jingle, the Christmas Clown
  • DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
  • 800 D44ji
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  • Let’s Celebrate Christmas
  • Roop, Peter.
  • 394.266 R675Le
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  • Mary: The Mother Of Jesus
  • DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
  • 232.91 D44ma
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  • Miracle Of Christmas,
  • Hallmark Cards, Inc.
  • 394.268 H157
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  • Mrs. Claus Takes a Vacation
  • Alsenas, Linas.
  • 800 AL78mrs
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  • Mrs. Wishy-washy’s Christmas
  • Cowley, Joy.
  • 800 C83922mc
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  • On Christmas Eve
  • Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.
  • 800 B8143on
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  • One-minute Christmas Stories
  • Lewis, Shari.
  • 394.2 L5887on
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  • Pigs on the Move: Fun with Math and Travel
  • Axelrod, Amy.
  • 800 Ax22pi
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  • Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days Of Christmas
  • Mora, Pat.
  • 782.42 M79pi
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  • Pop-up Book for Christmas
  • Bowden, Joan Chase,
  • 394.268 B6727p
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  • Road to Santiago
  • Figueredo, D. H., 1951-
  • 800 F469roa
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  • Santa Claus: The World’s Number One Toy Expert
  • Frazee, Marla.
  • 800 F869san
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  • Spirit Child: A Story Of the Nativity
  • Bernardino, de Sahagún, 1499-1590.
  • 232.9 S191
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  • Story Of the Three Wise Kings
  • DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
  • 232.92 D4404st
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  • Twelve Days Of Christmas: A Christmas Carol
  • 784.4 T97ea
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  • Twelve Days Of Christmas; a Picture Book,
  • 784.406 T917
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  • Under the Christmas Tree
  • Grimes, Nikki.
  • 811.54 G8828un
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  • Weekly Reader Children’s Book Club Presents Baby Kermit’s Christmas
  • Gikow, Louise.
  • 800 G369w
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  • Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve?
  • Brett, Jan, 1949-
  • 800 B755wh
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Holiday Display - Hanukkah

Hanukkah Book Display

Hanukkah Books:

 

  • All the Lights in the Night
  • Levine, Arthur A., 1962-
  • 800 L5785a
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  • Crafts for Hanukkah
  • Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-
  • 745.594 R7337ch
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  • Great Miracle Happened There: A Chanukah Story
  • Kuskin, Karla.
  • 296.4 K968g
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  • Hanukkah at Valley Forge
  • Krensky, Stephen.
  • 800 K882ha
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  • Hanukkah Holiday Cookbook
  • Raabe, Emily.
  • 641.5 R11hanu
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  • Hanukkah, Oh, Hanukkah!: A Treasury Of Stories, Songs, and Games to Share
  • 296.4 H199
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  • Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
  • Kimmel, Eric A.,
  • 800 K5713h
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  • Jar Of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm
  • Kimmel, Eric A.
  • 800 K5713ja
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  • Magic Dreidels: A Hanukkah Story
  • Kimmel, Eric A.
  • 800 K5713ma
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  • My First Hanukkah Book
  • Fisher, Aileen, 1906-2002.
  • 811 F531m
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  • One Yellow Daffodil: A Hanukkah Story
  • Adler, David A.
  • 813 Ad593o
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  • Oskar and the Eight Blessings
  • Simon, Richard, 1959-
  • 800 Si551os
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  • Stone Lamp: Eight Stories Of Hanukkah Through History
  • Hesse, Karen.
  • 811.54 H463sto
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  • Tie Man’s Miracle: A Chanukah Tale
  • Schnur, Steven.
  • 800 Sch589t
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  • While the Candles Burn: Eight Stories for Hanukkah
  • Goldin, Barbara Diamond.
  • 813 G569shi
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Holiday Books - Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Display

Kwanzaa Books:

  • Celebrate Kwanzaa
  • Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943-
  • 394.2612 AL797ce
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  • Celebrating Kwanzaa
  • Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.
  • 394.2 H856c
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  • Children’s Book Of Kwanzaa: A Guide to Celebrating the Holiday
  • Johnson, Dolores, 1949-
  • 394.2 J631c
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  • Crafts for Kwanzaa
  • Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-
  • 745.594 R7337c
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  • Gifts Of Kwanzaa
  • Saint James, Synthia.
  • 394.2 Sa235gi
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  • K Is for Kwanzaa: A Kwanzaa Alphabet Book
  • Ford, Juwanda G.
  • 394.261 F753k
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  • Kwanzaa: African American Celebration Of Culture
  • Doering, Amanda F., 1980-
  • 394.2612 T6491k
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  • Kwanzaa: Activities, Crafts, Recipes, and More
  • Marsh, Carole.
  • 394.2612 M3522k
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  • Kwanzaa: Count and Celebrate!
  • McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.
  • 394.2612 M217kw
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  • Kwanzaa Holiday Cookbook
  • Raabe, Emily.
  • 641.5 R11kwan
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  • Let’s Get Ready for Kwanzaa
  • Winne, Joanne.
  • 394.261 W73Let
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  • Listen for the Fig Tree
  • Mathis, Sharon Bell.
  • 813 M4266L
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  • Paper Crafts for Kwanzaa
  • McGee, Randel.
  • 745.594 M1727p
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  • Santa’s Kwanzaa
  • Thomas, Garen Eileen.
  • 800 T3631sa
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  • Seven Candles for Kwanzaa
  • Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
  • 394.2 P656s
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  • Seven Spools Of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story
  • Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-
  • 800 M467sev
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  • Sound Of Kwanzaa
  • Tokunbo, Dimitrea.
  • 394.2612 T5735so
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  • Story Of Kwanzaa
  • Washington, Donna L., 1967-
  • 394.2 W276s
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  • Very Special Kwanzaa
  • Chocolate, Deborah M. Newton.
  • 813 C4517ve
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Monstrous!

Posted on October 26th, 2016

Booth Librarian Steve Brantley has selected a number of titles on the subject of fear, monsters and the monstrous in literature and film.  The selections span a range from Beowulf and Bela Lugosi, to special effects makeup and “fantastic victoriana.”  Most of the books are on display and available for checkout on the 3000 level corridor, but a few are e-books, accessible right here (see below). screenshot-2016-10-26-10-27-55The full catalog list can be retrieved using the tag “monstrous” whenever you are viewing any one of the catalog records.

Any EIU library user can view a selected list of  electronic encyclopedia entries from our collection of hundreds of reference e-books.

Monsters from: Gaster, Theodor H. “Monsters.” Encyclopedia of Religion. Ed. Lindsay Jones. 2nd ed. Vol. 9. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 6163-6166. Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Dragons from: Grottanelli, Cristiano. “Dragons.” Encyclopedia of Religion. Ed. Lindsay Jones. 2nd ed. Vol. 4. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 2430-2434. Gale Virtual Reference Library

Horror Films from: “Horror Films.” Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film. Ed. Barry Keith Grant. Vol. 2. New York: Schirmer Reference, 2007. 391-399. Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Ghoul from: Bishop, Kyle William. “Ghoul.” Encyclopedia of the Zombie: The Walking Dead in Popular Culture and Myth. Ed. June Michele Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2014. 110-111. Gale Virtual Reference Library

Some ebooks to pique your interest:

The Monstrous List

  • American Horror Film: The Genre at the Turn Of the Millennium
  • PN1995.9.H6 A385 2010
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  • At Stake: Monsters and the Rhetoric Of Fear in Public Culture
  • Ingebretsen, Edward J., 1950-
  • P96.M62 U655 2001
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  • Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Frankenstein
  • Adams, Carol J.
  • PR5397.F73 A33 2007
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  • Blood Read: The Vampire As Metaphor in Contemporary Culture
  • PS374.V35 B58 1997
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  • Caligari’s Children: The Film As Tale Of Terror
  • Prawer, Siegbert Solomon, 1925-
  • PN1995.9.H6 P68 1988
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  • Classic Movie Monsters
  • Glut, Donald F.
  • PN1995.9.H6 G57
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  • Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup: [conceptual Creations by Japanese Makeup Artists
  • PN2068 .C595 2008x
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  • Critical Companion to Edgar Allan Poe: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work
  • Sova, Dawn B.
  • PS2630 .S68 2007
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  • Culture Of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid Of the Wrong Things
  • Glassner, Barry,
  • HN59.2 .G58 1999
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  • Deformed and Destructive Beings: The Purpose Of Horror Films
  • Ochoa, George.
  • PN1995.9.H6 O25 2011
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  • Deformed Discourse: The Function Of the Monster in Mediaeval Thought and Literature
  • Williams, David (David Eliot), 1939-
  • PN56.M55 W56x 1996
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  • Draw 50 Beasties and Yugglies and Turnover Uglies and Things That Go Bump in the Night
  • Ames, Lee J.
  • 743 Am371
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  • Encyclopedia Of Fantastic Victoriana
  • Nevins, Jess.
  • PR461 .N48x 2005
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  • Encyclopedia Of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters
  • Guiley, Rosemary.
  • BF1556 .G86 2005
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  • Euro Horror: Classic European Horror Cinema in Contemporary American Culture
  • Olney, Ian.
  • PN1995.9.H6 O46 2013
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  • Fangoria’s 101 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen: A Celebration Of the World’s Most Unheralded Fright Flicks
  • Lukeman, Adam.
  • PN1995.9.H6 L84 2003
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  • Frankenstein: A Cultural History
  • Hitchcock, Susan Tyler.
  • PR5397 .H58 2007
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  • Frankenstein, Or, the Modern Prometheus
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
  • PR5397 .F7 1998c
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  • From Amazons to Zombies: Monsters in Latin America
  • Braham, Persephone,
  • PQ7081 .B679 2015
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  • Generation Zombie: Essays on the Living Dead in Modern Culture
  • GR581 .G46 2011
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  • Gothic Histories: The Taste for Terror, 1764 to the Present
  • Bloom, Clive.
  • PR830.T3 B57 2010
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  • Historical Dictionary Of Horror Cinema
  • Hutchings, Peter.
  • PN1995.9.H6 H836 2008
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  • History Of Horrors: The Rise and Fall Of the House Of Hammer
  • Meikle, Denis.
  • PN1999.H3 M45 2001x
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  • Hollywood Horror Film, 1931-1941: Madness in a Social Landscape
  • Humphries, Reynold.
  • PN1995.9.H6 H78 2006
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  • Horror: A Thematic History in Fiction and Film
  • Jones, Darryl, 1967-
  • PN56.H6 J66 2002x
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  • Horror Genre: From Beelzebub to Blair Witch
  • Wells, Paul, 1961-
  • PN1995.9.H6 W455 2000x
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  • Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Super Heroes, and Make-believe Violence
  • Jones, Gerard, 1957-
  • P94.5.C55 J66 2002
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  • Monstrous Nature: Environment and Horror on the Big Screen
  • Murray, Robin L.,
  • PN1995.9.H6 M875 2016
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  • Offensive Films
  • Brottman, Mikita, 1966-
  • PN1995.9.H6 B67 2005
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  • Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
  • Burgess, Michael, 1948-
  • Z5917.S87 B872002
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  • Screening the Marquis De Sade: Pleasure, Pain and the Transgressive Body in Film
  • Hallam, Lindsay Anne, 1979-
  • PN1995.9.H6 H342 2012
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  • Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology Of Monsters
  • Halberstam, Judith, 1961-
  • PR830.T3 H27 1995
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  • Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics
  • Debreceni, Todd.
  • PN2068 .D43 2012
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  • Terror and Everyday Life: Singular Moments in the History Of the Horror Film
  • Crane, Jonathan Lake, 1959-
  • PN1995.9.H6 C72 1994
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  • They Suck, They Bite, They Eat, They Kill: The Psychological Meaning Of Supernatural Monsters in Young Adult Fiction
  • Bodart, Joni Richards.
  • PS374.M544 B63 2012
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  • Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia Of the Undead
  • Melton, J. Gordon.
  • BF1556 .M46 2011
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Freedom Songs of the Civil Rights Movement – music in support of “For All the World To See”

Posted on October 1st, 2016

booklet cover imageLibrary Technology Services staff member Kathy Kuhlig-Carter has curated a selection of books and music from the civil rights era on display on the 4th floor of the library near the “fishbowl” computer lab. Seeger, Hendrix, Dylan, Ochs, Staples, or Simone, you’ll find something inspiring to read or hear. Stop up next time you’re in!

  • “when the Spirit Says Sing!”: The Role Of Freedom Songs in the Civil Rights Movement
  • Sanger, Kerran L., 1955-
  • ML3556 .S26 1995
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  • Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits
  • Dylan, Bob, 1941-
  • M1630.18.D94x B61 .CD
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  • Bob Marley: Soul Rebel: The Stories Behind Every Song, 1962-1981
  • Sheridan, Maureen.
  • ML420.M3313 S54x 1999
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  • Chimes Of Freedom the Songs Of Bob Dylan.
  • Dylan, Bob, 1941-
  • M1630.18.D94x C54 .CD
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  • Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas
  • Munro, Martin.
  • ML3550 .M86 2010
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  • Everybody Says Freedom
  • Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014.
  • ML3550 .S43 1989
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  • I’ve Been Loving You Too Long and Other Hits
  • Redding, Otis, 1941-1967.
  • M1630.18.R455 I93x .CD
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  • Jimi Hendrix: An Illustrated Experience
  • Hendrix, Janie.
  • ML410.H476 H49 2007 .CD
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  • Live [hope at the Hideout]
  • Staples, Mavis.
  • M1630.18.S726x L58 .CD
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  • Nina Simone Live in ’65 & ’68
  • Simone, Nina, 1933-2003.
  • M1630.18.S5616x L58 .DVD
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  • Original Guitar Hero and the Power Of Music: The Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights
  • Alger, Dean,
  • ML419.J625 A44 2014
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  • Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943
  • Schenbeck, Lawrence.
  • ML3556 .S37 2012
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  • Sing for Freedom: The Story Of the Civil Rights Movement Through Its Songs
  • M1977.C47 S56 1990
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  • Songs Of Freedom
  • Marley, Bob.
  • M1681.J3 M37 S66x .CD
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  • Voices Of the Civil Rights Movement Black American Freedom Songs, 1960-1966.
  • M1977.C47 V65 1997x .CD
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  • We Shall Overcome!: Songs Of the Southern Freedom Movement
  • M1629.C222x W4
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  • We’ll Never Turn Back
  • Staples, Mavis.
  • M1630.18.S726x W44 .CD
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  • What’s That I Hear? the Songs Of Phil Ochs.
  • Ochs, Phil.
  • M1630.18.O2 W52x .CD
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  • World According to John Coltrane
  • ML419.C645 W67 2002x .DVD
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Years of Struggle, History, Leaders, Activists

Posted on August 25th, 2016

In support of the fall 2016 exhibit and programs “For All the World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights” Booth librarians have gathered several reference titles focused on African American History and civil rights. They are currently on display in the reference corridor on the 3rd floor of Booth.

  • African American Films Through 1959: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Filmography
  • Richards, Larry, 1950-
  • PN1995.9.N4 R54 1998
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  • African American Years
  • Stepto, Gabriel.
  • E185 .S797 2003
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  • African-american Atlas: Black History and Culture–an Illustrated Reference
  • Asante, Molefi Kete, 1942-
  • E185 .A79 1998
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  • Black America: A State-by-state Historical Encyclopedia
  • E185 .B537 2011
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  • Black America: A State-by-state Historical Encyclopedia
  • E185 .B537 2011
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  • Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-breaking and Pioneering Historical Events
  • E185 .B574 2003
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  • Chronology Of African-american History: Significant Events and People from 1619 to the Present
  • Hornsby, Alton.
  • E185 .H64 1991
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  • Encyclopedia Of African American Actresses in Film and Television
  • McCann, Bob, 1948-2009.
  • PN1995.9.N4 M345 2010
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  • Encyclopedia Of African American History
  • E185 .E544 2010
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  • Encyclopedia Of African American History
  • E185 .E544 2010
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  • Encyclopedia Of African American History
  • E185 .E544 2010
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  • Encyclopedia Of African American Politics
  • Smith, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1947-
  • E185 .S58155 2003
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  • Encyclopedia Of African American Society
  • E185 .E546 2005
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  • Encyclopedia Of African American Society
  • E185 .E546 2005
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  • Encyclopedia Of African-american Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas
  • E185 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of African-american Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas
  • E185 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of African-american Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas
  • E185 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of African-american Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas
  • E185 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of African-american Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas
  • E185 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of African-american Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas
  • E185 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of Slave Resistance and Rebellion
  • E447 .E53 2007
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  • Encyclopedia Of Slave Resistance and Rebellion
  • E447 .E53 2007
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  • Encyclopedia Of the Great Black Migration
  • E185.6 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of the Great Black Migration
  • E185.6 .E54 2006
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  • Encyclopedia Of the Great Black Migration
  • E185.6 .E54 2006
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  • Greenwood Encyclopedia Of African American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Twenty-first Century
  • E185.61 .E54 2003
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  • Greenwood Encyclopedia Of African American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Twenty-first Century
  • E185.61 .E54 2003
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  • Icons Of African American Protest: Trailblazing Activists Of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Knight, Gladys L., 1974-
  • E185.96 .K56 2009
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  • Icons Of African American Protest: Trailblazing Activists Of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Knight, Gladys L., 1974-
  • E185.96 .K56 2009
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  • Landmarks Of African American History
  • Horton, James Oliver.
  • E185 .H6444 2005
  • summary | details
  • Routledge Atlas Of African American History
  • Earle, Jonathan Halperin.
  • E185 .E125 2000
  • summary | details
  • Timelines Of African-american History: 500 Years Of Black Achievement
  • Cowan, Thomas Dale.
  • E185 .C86 1994
  • summary | details
  • Traveler’s Guide to the Civil Rights Movement
  • Carrier, Jim, 1944-
  • E185.61 .C267 2004
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  • Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia Of People, Places, and Operations
  • Snodgrass, Mary Ellen.
  • E450 .S65 2008
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  • Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia Of People, Places, and Operations
  • Snodgrass, Mary Ellen.
  • E450 .S65 2008
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  • Untold Glory: African Americans in Pursuit Of Freedom, Opportunity, and Achievement
  • Govenar, Alan B., 1952-
  • E185.96 .G68 2006
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  • W.e.b. Du Bois: An Encyclopedia
  • E185.97.D73 W164 2001
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Pokémon GO: Read and Play

Posted on August 3rd, 2016

A zubat flutters around on the 1000 level of the library near the compact shelving.

A zubat flutters around on the 1000 level of the library near the compact shelving.

A new wave of Pokémania has swept the world with the July 2016 release of Pokémon GO. The game has been downloaded over 75 million times. If you are not familiar with Pokémon Go, please see the Vox article
Pokémon Go, explained in fewer than 400 words.”

Pokémon GO is an augmented reality game, and Booth Library offers several electronic books on augmented reality.
Click to go to Augmented Reality ebooks.

Pokémon GO comes 20 years after the release of the first Pokémon video game in 1996. The Pokémon concept was soon adapted to trading card games, manga, and anime. The books collected here provide background reading on gaming culture and Japanese animation.

 

  • Anime: A History
  • Clements, Jonathan, 1971-
  • NC1766.J3 C528 2013
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  • Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917
  • Clements, Jonathan, 1971-
  • NC1766.J3 C53 2001
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  • Anime Explosion!: The What? Why? & Wow! Of Japanese Animation
  • Drazen, Patrick.
  • NC1766.J3 D73 2003x
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  • Anime from Akira to Howl’s Moving Castle: Experiencing Contemporary Japanese Animation
  • Napier, Susan Jolliffe.
  • NC1766.J3 N36 2005
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  • From Impressionism to Anime: Japan As Fantasy and Fan Cult in the Mind Of the West
  • Napier, Susan Jolliffe.
  • NC1766.J3 N38 2007
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  • Game Boys: Professional Videogaming’s Rise from the Basement to the Big Time
  • Kane, Michael.
  • GV1469.17.S63 K36 2008
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  • Game Cultures: Computer Games As New Media
  • Dovey, Jon.
  • GV1469.17.S63 D68 2006
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  • Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture
  • Galloway, Alexander R., 1974-
  • GV1469.34.S63 G35 2006
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  • Gaming in Social, Locative, and Mobile Media
  • Hjorth, Larissa,
  • GV1469.17.S63 H58 2014
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  • Golden Age Of Video Games: The Birth Of a Multi-billion Dollar Industry
  • Dillon, Roberto.
  • GV1469.3 .D55 2011
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  • GPS Declassified: From Smart Bombs to Smartphones
  • Easton, Richard D.
  • G109.5 .E37 2013
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  • Hayao Miyazaki: Master Of Japanese Animation: Films, Themes, Artistry
  • McCarthy, Helen, 1951-
  • NC1766.J32 M5786 1999
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  • Japanese Animation: Time out Of Mind
  • Robinson, Chris, 1967-
  • NC1766.J3 R63 2010
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  • Japanification Of Children’s Popular Culture: From Godzilla to Miyazaki
  • HQ792.U56 J37 2009
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  • Playing the Past: History and Nostalgia in Video Games
  • GV1469.3 .P483 2008
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  • Rough Guide to Anime
  • Richmond, Simon.
  • NC1766.J3 R53 2009x
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  • Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies
  • GV1469.3 .R67 2014
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  • State Of Play: Creators and Critics on Video Game Culture
  • GV1469.34.S52 S73 2015
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  • Thinking About Video Games: Interviews with the Experts
  • Heineman, David S.
  • GV1469.3 .H45 2015
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  • Understanding Video Games: The Essential Introduction
  • Egenfeldt-Nielsen, Simon.
  • GV1469.3 .E44 2008
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  • Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects Of Digital Games
  • GV1469.3 .V5225 2016
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  • Video Games Guide: 1,000+ Arcade, Console and Computer Games, 1962-2012
  • Fox, Matt, 1972-
  • GV1469.3 .F68 2013
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  • Vintage Games: An Insider Look at the History Of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games Of All Time
  • Loguidice, Bill.
  • GV1469.3 .L64 2009
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Cuba: New Beginnings

Posted on June 20th, 2016

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With the recent thawing of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, many have taken a renewed interest in Cuba.  These materials explore the history, culture, and famous people of this island nation in the Caribbean.

 

Famous People


Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

GV1785.A634 S56 2013

Fidel Castro: My Life: A Spoken Autobiographybook cover image
F1788.22.C3 A513 2008x

La Belle Créole: The Cuban Countess Who
Captivated Havana, Madrid, and Paris

DP202.M5 G37 2014

Azúcar!: The Biography of Celia Cruz
ML420.C957 M3713 2004

Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist
QC774.A49 A3 1987

Culture


Art Cuba

N6603.2 .A78 2001x

Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba
ML3917.C9 M66 2006

Trumpets in the Mountains: Theater and the Politics of National Culture in Cuba
PN2401 .F74 2012

Book Cover ImageCuban Ballet
GV1632.C9 R64 2010

The Island Called Paradise: Cuba in History, Literature, and the Arts
F1760 .B45 2014

Origins of Cuban Music and Dance: Changüí
ML3486.C82 L37 2008


U.S. Foreign Relations

 

Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba Could Never Work
HF1500.5.U6 S63 2010

The Future of U.S. Economic Relations: Mexico, Cuba, and Venezuela
HF1456.5.M6 F88 2013Book Cover Image

The Purposes of Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Cuba and Hawaii
G155.C9 S56 2010

The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America’s Doomed Invasion of Cuba’s Bay of Pigs
F1788 .R275 2011

Breaking up with Cuba: The Dissolution of Friendly Relations Between Washington and Havana, 1956-1961
E183.8.C9 S67 2011

History


Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

F1788 .G755 2012

A History of the Cuban Revolution
F1788 .C465 2011

Book Cover ImageThe Structure of Cuban History: Meanings and Purpose of the Past
F1760 .P473 2013

Last Dance in Havana: The Final Days of Fidel and the Start of the New Cuban Revolution
F1765.3 .R63 2004

Exile and Revolution: José D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence
F1783.P77 P69 2014

 

 

Finals Week

Posted on April 28th, 2016

Stress

Finals are almost here, are you ready? Booth Library has some fun things to offer during finals week.

Extended Booth Library hours:
Saturday, April 30th from 9:00am-9:00pm

Therapy Dogs, Library Quad:
Monday, May 2nd and Tuesday, May 3rd from 2:00-6:00pm

Popcorn & Lemonade, Library Atrium Bridge:
Monday, May 2nd at 7:00pm

There will also be Sudoku puzzles and coloring sheets available,as well as a group coloring project in the Marvin Foyer.

Booth Library has several books available to help with stress management. Find these stress busting books in the library stacks, grab some colored pencils and find your zen!

  • Big Book Of Stress-relief Games: Quick, Fun Activities for Feeling Better
  • Epstein, Robert.
  • HF5548.85 .E669 2000x
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  • Dancing for Health: Conquering and Preventing Stress
  • Hanna, Judith Lynne.
  • GV1588.5 .H36 2006
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  • Emotions, Stress, and Health
  • Zautra, Alex.
  • R726.7 .Z38 2003
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  • How to Deal with Stress
  • Palmer, Stephen, 1955-
  • RA785 .P344 2010
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  • Learn to Relax: Proven Techniques for Reducing Stress, Tension, and Anxiety–and Promoting Peak Performance
  • Walker, C. Eugene (Clarence Eugene), 1939-
  • BF575.A6 W34 2001
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  • Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Wellbeing
  • Seaward, Brian Luke.
  • RA785 .S434 2006
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  • Oxford Handbook Of Stress, Health, and Coping
  • RA785 .O94 2011
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  • Principles and Practice Of Stress Management
  • RA785 .P75 2007
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  • Qigong Illustrated
  • Barea, Christina J.
  • RA781.8 .B37 2011
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  • Smart Student’s Guide to Healthy Living: How to Survive Stress, Late Nights, & the College Cafeteria
  • Smith, M. J. (Margaret Jane), 1955-
  • RA777.3 .S63 2006
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  • Stress Management: A Comprehensive Handbook Of Techniques and Strategies
  • Smith, Jonathan C.
  • RA785 .S655 2002
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  • Stress Management: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Working Smarter
  • Hargreaves, Gerard.
  • BF575.S75 H395 1998
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DIY, mashup and remix resources

Posted on April 18th, 2016

fundeiuThe Illinois education funding crisis has inspired people to express themselves in interesting ways. These two EIU Panthers took to the Internet and wrote this song.

Do-it-Yourself, mashups and remix culture can be found in any kind of creative activity. Check out these books and magazines from Booth’s collections and be inspired yourself!

Frauenfelder, Mark. Made By Hand: My Adventures In The World Of Do-it-yourself. New York, N.Y : Portfolio / Penguin, ©2011.
call number: GF78 .F73 2011x

Levine, Faythe. Handmade Nation: The rise of DIY, art, craft, and design. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.
call number: TT23 .L487 2008

Make: Technology On Your Time. Sebastopol, CA : O’Reilly Media, 2005.
call number: T1 .M124

Amerika, Mark. Remix The Book. Minneapolis : University Of Minnesota Press, 2011.
call number: PS3551.M37 R46 2011

Gaylor, Brett, Mila Aung-Thwin, Kat Baulu, Germaine Y. G. Wong, Daniel Cross, Ravida Din, Sally Bochner, Mark Ellam, Tony Asimakopoulos, Olivier Alary, Talk Girl, Lawrence Lessig, Cory Doctorow, Gilberto Gil, and Marybeth Peters. Rip!: A Remix Manifesto. New York, N.Y.: Disinformation, 2009. (DVD)

Sonvilla-Weiss, Stefan. Mashup Cultures. Vienna: Springer-Verlag, 2010.
access this e-book.

Lanier, Jaron. Who Owns The Future? New York: Simon & Schuster 2013.
call number: HC79.I55 L365 2013

Navas, Eduardo. Remix Theory: The Aesthetics of Sampling. Wien: Springer, 2012.
access this e-book.

Dobush, Grace. Crafty Superstar: Make crafts on the side, earn extra cash and basically have it all. Cinncinatti, Ohio, 2009.
access this e-book

Frauenfelder, Mark. Made By Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World. New York: Portfolio, 2010.
access this e-book

Frauenfelder, Mark. Rule The Web: How to do anything and everything on the Internet–better, faster, easier. New York: St. Martns Griffin, 2007.
call number: TK5105.875.I57 F7697 2007

Smith, F. Seymour. Know-how Books: An Annotated Bibliography Of Do It Yourself Books For The Handyman And Of Introductions To Science, Art, History, And Literature For The Beginner And Home Student. New York: Bowker 1957.
call number: Z7911 .S6

Women’s History Month

Posted on April 14th, 2016

OK, we are a little late with this one, but isn’t it always a good time to celebrate women’s history? The staff in Library Technology services has curated a great list of media supporting Women’s History Month. All items are on display on the 4th floor.

  • Assion De Jeanne D’arc = Passion Of Joan Of Arc
  • PN1997 .P37x .DVD
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  • Education Of Shelby Knox
  • HQ57.5.T4 E383 2006x .DVD
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  • Joan Rivers a Piece Of Work: A Year in the Life Of a Semi Legend
  • PN2287.R55 J64 2010x .DVD
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  • Makers: Women Who Make America
  • HQ1391.U5 M35 2013x .DVD
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  • Maya Lin a Strong Clear Vision
  • NB237.L538 M39 2003x .DVD
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  • Not for Ourselves Alone the Story Of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
  • HQ1412 .N89 1999x .DVD
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  • Ruì„zigaì„ri Maì„ Our Times
  • PN1997 .O8757x .DVD
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  • Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema
  • JK1896 .S845 2008x .DVD
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  • Taking Root: The Vision Of Wangari Maathai
  • SB63.M22 T34 2008x .DVD
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  • You May Call Her Madam Secretary
  • HD8073 .Y68 2006x .DVD
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