Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Book of the Month: Ed King's Mississippi : behind the scenes of freedom summer

Ed King's Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer" features more than forty unpublished black-and-white photographs and substantial writings by the prominent civil rights activist Reverend Ed King. The images and text provide a unique perspective on Mississippi during the summer of 1964. Ed King's writings offer background and insights on the motivations and work of Freedom Summer volunteers, on the racial climate of Mississippi during the late 1950s and 1960s, and the grassroots effort by black Mississippians to enter the political arena and exercise their fundamental civil rights.-Excerpt courtesy of goodreads.com.

See it in the Catalog.

You can see all our new books on the New Books page.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New LibGuide: Tips for Finding Scholarly & Peer Reviewed Articles

Your instructor asked you to use academic, scholarly or peer reviewed articles but you don't know where to start. We help students with that all the time, and now we have a brand new guide just for you! Go to the Guide.

Get our tips for your best bets for finding scholarly & peer reviewed articles, plus step by step tips to save you time and get the sources you need. Find out:
What is a peer reviewed article?
How to Find articles with literature reviews, methodology and results. 
Steps to find peer reviewed articles in EBSCO & ProQuest Research Library

Monday, February 2, 2015

Just in Time for Black History Month: African American History LibGuide

Read about the history of African Americans, including books, eBooks, articles, streaming media, primary and secondary sources and see our book display in the library.

Go to the guide for these great resources:
Watch The March on Washington, 1963 
Read an eyewitness account: President Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
Watch the video Soundtrack for a Revolution: Freedom Songs from the Civil Rights Era
Read Twelve Years a Slave print book and eBooks
View historical photographs from the Library of Congress