March is Woman’s History month in the United States, so let’s take a moment to celebrate a group of women frequently overlooked in American history. Did you know over 1000 woman flew military aircraft during 1942-1944 in non-combat roles? No? Well, it’s true. If you want to read the fascinating history of how and why […]
Library resources on the life of George Washington, the first U.S. President: – books in the Cannell Library – article in the Encyclopedia Britannica – article in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences – websites recommended by the Library of Congress
The Winter 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, BC begin February 12 and will conclude on February 28. Interested in learning about the history of the Olympics? Find books about the Olympics in the Cannell Library’s catalog.
Check out the complete list of new library books here. Presentation Zen Cannell New Books T385 .R4874 2008 Socialnomics Cannell New Books HF5415 .1265 .Q83 2009 Start with the Answer Cannell New Books HD 57.7 .S435 2009
Check out this new book in the library: Cannell New Books LB2395 .R76 2008. Preview this book on Google Books.
Check out these titles on the New Books shelves: Early spring: an ecologist and her children wake to a warming world. Seidel, Amy. QC981.8.G56 S45 2009 Eco barons : the dreamers, schemers, and millionaires who are saving our planet. Humes, Edward. GE195 .H857 2009 Green your work : boost your bottom line while reducing your […]
Fine-tune your nonverbal intelligence, with What Every BODY Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People. “Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to “speed-read” people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You’ll also learn how your body language […]
If you are anything like me, the mere mention of physics makes your brain hurt. That theory is too deep for me. Or so I thought until I looked at one of the library’s new books, The flying circus of physics by Jearl Walker. Walker takes the theories of physics and illuminates/illustrates them with fun […]
In Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny, Suze Orman “presents a concrete five-month “save yourself plan” for financial repair, starting with setting aside checking and savings accounts, fixing one’s credit rating, saving for retirement, setting up a will, purchasing home insurance” … and more. “Bestselling author and host of her own […]
Sherman Alexie, award-winning novelist, poet, screenwriter, composer and performer, will be the keynote speaker at Clark’s 2008 commencement ceremony, June 19, 7:00 p.m., at the Clark County Fairgrounds Amphitheater. A Spokane/Couer d’Alene Indian, he grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation and graduated from Washington State University. Many of his books and films are available […]