Archive for May, 2015

Library Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

The Library will be closed

Saturday, May 23th -  Monday, May 25th.

Regular summer hours resume Tuesday May 26th.

New GVRL Title

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

American Decades Primary Sources 2000-2009 is now available in the Gale Virtual Reference Library e-reference book collection.

The Volume covers the first decade of the 21st century. Topics include world events, the arts, business and the economy, education, fashion, government and politics, law and justice, lifestyles and social trends, media, medicine and health, religious, science and technology, and sports.  Find the this new title in the “history” books in GVRL or search by keyword.  This title continues the American Decades series already available covering similar content from the 20th century.

Explore the Gale Virtual Reference Library e-reference book collection!  Go to the Library Homepage, then to >> Library Quick Links and click on >> Databases – Alphabetic.


Monday, May 18th, 2015

2nd Floor Construction Update!

Call number ranges HF – PR are now blocked off  for the earthquake bracing / new carpet project. Please ask for help at the circulation desk if you need an item from this area.

New eBooks

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Our newest eBooks are available (one ISU user at a time).  Look them up in OneSearch or the catalog (Books and More tab) to download the content.

Values clarification in counseling and psychotherapy: practical strategies for individual and group settings / Howard Kirschenbaum.

Congress and the nation. Volume XIII, 2009-2012, politics and policy in the 111th and 112th Congresses / volume editor,  David R. Tarr.

The psychology of diversity: beyond prejudice and racism / James M. Jones, John F. Dovidio, and Deborah L. Vietze.      

Changing aging, changing family therapy: practicing with 21st century realities / edited by Paul R. Peluso, Richard E. Watts, Mindy Parsons.

Internalized oppression : the psychology of marginalized groups / edited by E.J.R. David, Ph.D.

Human behavior : a cell to society approach / Michael G. Vaughn, Matt DeLisi, Holly C. Matto.

Consciousness and the social brain / Michael S.A. Graziano. 

Cyberpsychology and new media: a thematic reader / edited by Andrew Power and Gráinne Kirwan. 

Attachment-based clinical work with children and adolescents / Joanna Ellen Bettmann, Donna Demetri Friedman, editors.

Interventional radiology cases / Anne M. Covey [and three others].

Library Closed May 9th – 17th

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Because of regular, end of semester weekend closing and ongoing construction, the Library will be closed from Saturday, May 9th – Sunday, May 17th.

Although the Library building will be closed, our website and databases will be available and we’ll be here to answer questions via Ask a Librarian or by phone at (208) 282-3152 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday May 11 through Friday May 15.

My Favorite Book Winners!

Friday, May 1st, 2015

National Library Week My Favorite Book Drawing winners are:

Theresa G. / Title:  The Alliance / Author:  Gerald Lund

Bibek K. / Title:  The Tao of Physics / Author: Fritjof Capra

Hayli W. / Title:  The Great Divorce / Author:  C.S. Lewis

Victoria C. / Title:  Wild Rover No More / Author:  L.A. Meyer

Our winners receive a $25 Amazon gift certificate.  Thanks to all of the participants!