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NEW BOOKS in the North Library!


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Posted on: February 3rd, 2016 at 09:40:19

So many languages in the Library

Japanese literature

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Japanese literature

polyglot lovers

check the cornucopia

of language titles

...on our book display just as you walk through the front door of the Library!

Posted on: January 21st, 2016 at 08:05:21

“The Surprisingly Short History of Food”


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Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday January 20th  1-2pm to hear about and discuss “The Surprisingly Short History of Food.” 

Scott Rausch (History) will be looking at the ancient history and recent history of today’s most popular foods.  He will share some brief classroom exercises potentially useful in many types of courses.  The key question: what would a truly “traditional” cuisine look like?

Also, please take note of the other two Faculty Salon in the Library dates and topics for Winter Quarter:

Posted on: January 19th, 2016 at 13:49:14

LGBTQIA Library Research Guide

Check out the Library's latest online research guide focusing on LGBTQIA studies.

Many other research guides are available through the Library's homepage,

see the Topic Guides tab on the left navigation bar.

Posted on: January 14th, 2016 at 18:40:02

Manga Shakespeare! Manga Jane Austen! Available now from the NSC Library!

A man holding a sword crouches on a roof.Illustration by Robert Deas.

Illustration by Robert Deas. Copyright Harry Abrams company.

Cover illustration by Robert Deas for a manga version of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare.

Check out Shakespeare manga from the NSC Library! We also have manga versons of Jane Austen's Emma, graphic novels about American history and culture, and other illustrated books. Ask a Librarian for help or use our catalog.

Posted on: January 7th, 2016 at 17:02:05

New York Public Library offers thousands of open digital records

NYPL recently announced tens of thousands of newly digitized images, archives, manuscripts and other historic and literary materials freely available for use and re-use, without permissions.  You can find maps, posters, art, oral history and much more.  Check it out here: NYPL Public Domain Collections

Posted on: January 7th, 2016 at 11:37:09

NEW YEAR; NEW BOOKS in the North Library!

A house of my own: stories from my life by Sandra Cisneros

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A house of my own: stories from my life by Sandra Cisneros



THE DINNER BY: A NOVEL BY HERMAN KOCH  An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives—all over the course of one meal. Skewering everything from parenting values to pretentious menus to political convictions, this novel reveals the dark side of genteel society and asks what each of us would do in the face of unimaginable tragedy. * STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Posted on: January 5th, 2016 at 08:30:57

The Library offers access to thousands of eBooks

This eBook “how-to” LibGuide provides step-by-step instructions on using both the EBSCO and ProQuest ebrary platforms:

Posted on: December 3rd, 2015 at 16:21:24

Third Faculty Salon in the Library

The final Faculty Salon in the Library presentation for Fall quarter takes place this week, Thursday (12/3) at 11am.  Meet us in the Library Seminar room (behind the Reference desk) to hear from Astronomy & Chemistry & Geography instructor Tracy Furutani about North’s newly acquired OmniGlobe.  First half of the hour will be “what it is and how we came by it,” to be followed by a field trip to see demonstrations of “how it works.”


Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 at 19:17:52

Library Closed for the Holiday

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The Library will be closed November 26th through 29th. 

Normal hours will resume Monday, November 30th at 8am. 

May you have a chance to rest and rejuvenate and feel thankful.

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 at 08:44:47

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