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Resources for our MS/US Faculty & Staff - FEBRUARY 2016

Featured Database:

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT by Gale


VIRTUALLY EVERY COURSE OF STUDY IS ULTIMATELY TIED TO THE STUDY OF PEOPLE


Biography In Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.


Password: library or off campus password: parker


SPECIAL FEATURE OF GOOGLE DRIVE INTEGRATION (SEE TIP SHEET)

Featured Website:

KLIPD.COM


Watch your favorite clips from movies............search by genre or decade


"Have you ever found yourself watching a movie and then rewinding a part because you loved it so much? Or maybe you are just the type of person who likes to quote movies in your everyday life. Whichever kind of movie watcher you are, here at Klipd.com we want to provide you with a place to come where you can easily search and find your favorite movie clips and also discover movie scenes you might not have seen before." (website)


Who didn't love Napoleon Dynamite's dance scene :)

Featured Magazine:

SPORTS & EXOTIC CARS MAGAZINE (12 issues annually)


The Finest Collector Cars From Around The World. Each issue is packed with coverage of vintage and collector cars from around the world. (website)

Featured Books of Interest:

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Septys

Titanic. Lusitania. Wilhelm Gustloff. All major maritime disasters, yet the last is virtually unknown. Ruta Sepetys changes that in her gripping historical novel. Told in short snippets, Salt to the Sea rotates between four narrators attempting to escape various tragedies in 1945 Europe. Powerful and haunting, heartbreaking and hopeful–a must read. -- Jennifer Asimakopoulos for LibraryReads.


9,343 perished on the Wilhelm Gustloff - WATCH THE FASCINATING VIDEO BELOW

Ruta Sepetys discusses her new novel, SALT TO THE SEA

Outliers: The Story of Success

By: Malcom Gladwell


Identifies the qualities of successful people, posing theories about the cultural, family, and idiosyncratic factors that shape high achievers, in a resource that covers such topics as the secrets of software billionaires and why the Beatles earned their fame.


Genre: Business and economics
Tone: Thought-provoking; Upbeat
Writing Style: Accessible; Engaging

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