Wednesday, July 28, 2010

New Ebooks added to library catalog

Almost 4500 new e-book titles covering a wide variety of subjects are now available in the library's online catalog. All of these titles are from our ebrary collection, and many of them are recently published books as well.

Now that these books are listed in our catalog, you will be able to find them by doing a regular book search. Accessing e-books is easy: just look for the link titled "An ebrary electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view." E-books can also be accessed from off-campus, as described in our off-campus access tutorial.

Here are just a few of the new offerings:

Shooting up: counterinsurgency and the war on drugs, by Vanda Felbab-Brown (c2010)

Current prespectives on job-stress recovery, editors Sabine Sonnentag et al. (c2009)

Guided care: a new nurse-physician partnership in chronic care, by Chad Boult et al. (c2009)

On art, artists, Latin America, and other utopias, by Luis Camnitzer; editor Rachel Weiss (c2009)

Genomes and what to make of them, by Barry Barnes & John Dupré (c2008)

If you want to limit your search to only e-books, you should search from inside e-brary for best results.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Asbestos Abatement Project

From July 5th through the end of August, the 4th floor of the old library building will be closed as part of the ongoing asbestos removal project. All books located in this part of the library will be completely inaccessible for the duration of the project.

The call numbers and subject headings affected by this closure are:

J (Political Science)

K (Law)

L (Education)

M (Music and Books on Music)

N (Fine Arts)

P - PN (Language and Literature (excepting French, English, American, German literatures))

Call numbers A-H and PQ-Z are unaffected by the project.

If you need a book that falls within the J-PN range, you can:

  • request the item via Inter-Library Loan by searching for it on WorldCat (important note: ILL can take 1-2 weeks to process and deliver items)
  • stop by the reference desk on the second floor, and we will try to locate the item in a nearby library for you (important note: you may need to be a member of the library which has the item to access it there)
  • Search the All CSU Catalog to locate the item in another CSU library, and go to that library in person to check out the item

Thank you for your understanding, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please contact Richard Tetrick at extension 3795 with questions regarding the abatement project.