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March/April 2013 Sara Seaman, editor

What’s new @ the Library? July - Dec. 2012 Library Stats

March is Women’s History Month Women Inspiring Innovation through imagination, is the 2013 theme. We will recognize American women's outstanding contribu-

100 library presentations to 2029 students

3836 items circulated

903 Videos circulated

22,374 Database searches

34,558 Gate count oneway July—Dec.; average 288/day

62 equipment loans

tions to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). “Women need apply.” http://www.stemconnector.org/100women

April Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change The Library has many books, videos, and magazines on climate change, the environment, and how to care for planet earth. These will be highlighted throughout the month. On Monday April 22, we will air the Earth Day interactive digital photos sponsored by the global “Face of Climate Change.”

Poetry Month: NPCC 5th annual Student Poetry Contest, co-sponsored by the Communications Arts Dept. and the Library. Featuring Poetry with an Earth Day Theme. Contest deadline March 29. Winners Poetry Reading @ the Library Wed. April 17, noon. Check the library for contest details.

EBSCO eBook Community College Collection

Database Trial through March 30, 2013 Over 45,500 ebooks focused on the academic and trade information needs of the community college. Right Click on the box below and open the hyperlink to give it a try. Be sure to let us know what you think.


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Featured Database:

Proquest Statistical Abstract The new ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States Online Edition is now available @ the NPCC Library. Look for it in our “Research Center” Databases. The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Great for

TIP FOR ONLINE OFF CAMPUS 1st click the Off-campus Access and login to get access to all our databases and ebooks when away from campus.

answering all kinds of questions and finding statistics to support your research papers on any topic.

Just in - International Film Festival Winners 14 new foreign films have just been added to our collection from Film Movement’s 2012 selections. These are critically acclaimed award-winning independent and foreign films. Checkout our growing collection today.

New Magazine Subscriptions The Library subscribes to 184 magazines and journals and 11 newspapers. We keep most titles for a year, and use the online databases for researching back issues of thousands more titles. Requests for new titles are always welcomed. Page 2

American Police Beat Criminal Justice Magazine The Economist How Laboratory Medicine Pottery Making Illustrated Print Shop Notes The Sun The Week Woodsmith

“I need a really good book to read this weekend. What can you recommend? “ You’re in luck! Kristin has stocked up on the latest winners in Young Adult fiction. She’ll be glad to suggest some fascinating reading. htttp://www.ala.org/yalsa/best


Library Newsletter March/April 2013