Archive for November, 2008

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New Books: November 18, 2008

November 18, 2008

moviesHere’s a list of books we have recently acquired. Click on the links to check availability and location (the“New Books” location is a temporary one).  Also, if the book is not checked out, any AU faculty, staff or graduate student can have a book delivered to an AU departmental office by filling in this form.

We’ve got some popular DVD’s this week like: Children of Men and the Spiderwick Chronicles along with the books. This week’s highlighted title? Could anything be neater than Journalism Ethics Go to the Movies where it talks about everything from Pride of the Yankees to Broadcast News to Good Night and Good Luck.  Preview it on Google Books.

Dissecting the mundane : international perspectives on memory-work / edited by Adrienne E. Hyle .
Lanham : University Press of America, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor)
BF 371 .D567 2008

Rossiter, Alan P.
Professional excellence : beyond technical competence.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
HD 8038 .A1 R67 2008

Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance. , 14th ed.
New York, NY : Ferguson, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – Reference Collection
HF 5381 .E52 2008

Nesvisky, Matt, 1942-
Covering your campus : a guide for student newspapers.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
LB 3621 .N47 2008

E-learning : 21st century issues and challenges / Audrey R. Lipshitz and Steven P. Parsons, editors.
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
LC 5803 .C65 E15 2008

Levkoff, Mary L., 1953-
Hearst, the collector.
New York : Abrams, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
N 5220.H47 L48 2008

Illustration : a visual history / Steven Heller, Seymour Chwast.
New York : Abrams, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
NC 998 .H66 2008

Art and the moving image : a critical reader / edited by Tanya Leighton.
London : Tate Pub., 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
PN 1995.25 .A78 2008

Journalism ethics goes to the movies / edited by Howard Good.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
PN 1995.9 .J6 J575 2008

Children of men.
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [c2007]
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .C485 2007

Great debaters.
[New York] : Weinstein Company, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .G74 2008

January man.
Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, c2002.
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .J33 2002

Pan’s labyrinth.
Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, [2007]
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .P33 2007

Perfect couple.
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006.
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .P43 2006

See no evil  : the story of the Moors murders..
[Orland Park, IL] : MPI Home Video, [2008]
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .S44 2008

Seeker : the dark is rising.
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008], c2007.
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .S445 2008

Spiderwick chronicles.
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .S65 2008

Thin red line .
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2001.
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
PN 1997 .T485 2001

Thorold Dickinson : a world of film.
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor)
PN 1998.3 .D485 T486 2008

Health care half-truths : too many myths, not enough reality / Arthur Garson Jr. and Carolyn L. Engelhard.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2007.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
R 708 .G18 2007

Avedon, Richard.
Richard Avedon : portraits of power / introduction, Renata Adler ; essays, Paul Roth and Frank Goodyear. , 1st ed.
Washington, D.C. : Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (4th Floor)
TR 681 .F3 A943 2008

Palmer, Tim, 1948-
Trees & forests of America / photographs and text by Tim Palmer.
New York : Abrams, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (4th Floor)
TR 726 .T7 P35 2008

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New Resource: Cabell’s Directories

November 12, 2008

cabellsAuburn University Libraries can now give Auburn students, faculty and staff access to some of Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities. Cabell’s Directory lists scholarly journals with their publication guidelines. The directory helps scholars identify journals for publication and guides users in evaluating journal quality. Entries include contact information, manuscript guidelines, acceptance rates, type of readership, review process, number of reviewers and audience. Here are the directories we have access to:

Cabell’s Directories of Educational Curriculum and Methods
Educational Psychology and Administration
Educational Technology and Library Science
Psychology & Psychiatry

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New Books: November 11, 2008

November 11, 2008

fameHere’s a list of books we have recently acquired. Click on the links to check availability and location (the“New Books” location is a temporary one).  Also, if the book is not checked out, any AU faculty, staff or graduate student can have a book delivered to an AU departmental office by filling in this form.

I think you’ll find something for almost everyone. This week are books on celebrity, secret societies, words, journalism, film, television, chocolate and sports.

Fodor, Jerry A.
LOT 2 : The language of thought revisited.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
BF 311 .F56 2008

Herwitz, Daniel Alan, 1955-
Star as icon : celebrity in the age of mass consumption.
New York : Columbia University Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
BJ 1470.5 .H47 2008

Lord, Evelyn.
Hell-Fire clubs : sex, Satanism and secret societies.
New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
DA 485 .L67 2008

Morgan, Diane, 1947-
Snakes in myth, magic, and history : the story of a human obsession.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
GR 740 .M67 2008

Reconstructing fame : sport, race, and evolving reputations / edited by David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
GV 706.32 .R43 2008

Inside the ropes : sportswriters get their game on / edited and with an introduction by Zachary Michael Jack.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
GV 742.4 .I57 2008

Rosen, Charles.
First tip-off : the incredible story of the birth of the NBA.
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2009.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
GV 885.515 .N37 R67 2009

Global game : writers on soccer / edited by John Turnbull, Thom Satterlee, & Alon Raab.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
GV 943 .G57 2008

Networked publics / edited by Kazys Varnelis ; with contribution s by researchers in the Networked Publics Research Group, the Annenberg Center for Communication at the University of Southern California : Walter Baer … [et al.].
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HM 851 .N4765 2008

Tausch, Arno, 1951-
Multicultural Europe : effects of the global Lisbon process : Muslim population shares and global development patterns 1990-2003 in 134 countries.
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HN 374 .T38 2008

Secret and suppressed II : banned ideas and hidden history into the 21st century / edited by Adam Parfrey and Kenn Thomas. , New ed.
Port Townsend, WA : Feral House, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HS 148 .S43 2008

Arnold, Gordon B., 1954-
Conspiracy theory in film, television, and politics.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HV 6285 .A76 2008

Johnstone, R. William, 1953-
Bioterror : anthrax, influenza, and the future of public health security .
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HV 6433.35 .J64 2008

Millett, Larry, 1947-
Murder has a public face : crime and punishment in the speed graphic era.
St. Paul, MN : Borealis Books, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
HV 6524 .M56 2008

Turino, Thomas.
Music as social life : the politics of participation.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
ML 3916 .T87 2008

Stone the crows : Oxford dictionary of modern slang / [edited by] John Ayto, John Simpson. , 2nd ed.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – Reference Collection
PE 3721 .O94 2008

Liu, Alan, 1953-
Local transcendence : essays on postmodern historicism and the database.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 94 .L59 2008

Holmes, Su.
Entertaining television : the BBC and popular television culture in the 1950s.
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 1992.3 .G7 H66 2008

Film : a world history / Daniel Borden … [et al.].
New York : Abrams, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 1993.5 .A1 F47 2008

Aronson, Michael (Michael G.)
Nickelodeon city : Pittsburgh at the movies, 1905-1929.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 1993.5 .U775 A76 2008

Cowan, Douglas E.
Sacred terror : religion and horror on the silver screen.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 1995.9 .H6 C69 2008

Next space age [The Reference Shelf] / edited by Christopher Mari.
New York : H.W. Wilson, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 4181 .R33 v.80, no.5 2008

Online newsgathering : research and reporting for journalism / Stephen Quinn and Stephen Lamble.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 4729.3 .Q56 2008

Encyclopedia of American journalism / Stephen L. Vaughn, editor.
New York : Routledge, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
PN 4855 .V38 2008

Vogeler, Martha S.
Austin Harrison and the English review / Martha S. Vogeler.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 5123 .H335 V64 2008

Banister, Jim.
Addictionary : brave new words / by Jim Banister.
New York : Abrams Image, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 6231 .W64 B36 2008

Hajdu, David.
Ten-cent plague : the great comic-book scare and how it changed America .
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
PN 6725 .H33 2008

Research methods for human-computer interaction / edited by Paul Cairns and Anna L. Cox.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
QA 76.9 .H85 R45 2008

Street & studio : an urban history of photography / edited by Ute Eskildsen ; with Florian Ebner and Bettina Kaufmann.
London : Tate Pub., 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (4th Floor)
TR 575 .S77 2008

Pauli, Lori, 1960-
Utopia/dystopia : Geoffrey James / Lori Pauli with essays by Stephen Bann, Britt Salvesen ; chronology by Katherine Stauble.
Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
TR 647 .J358 2008

Opie, Catherine, 1961-
Catherine Opie : American photographer.
New York, N.Y. : Guggenheim Museum, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (4th Floor)
TR 647 .O64 2008

Chocolate : pathway to the gods / Meredith L. Dreiss and Sharon Edgar Greenhill.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
TX 817 .C4 D74 2008

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Slideshare and Change.gov

November 11, 2008

O.k., so they they have nothing in common except that they deal with the transmission of information, but there are a couple of new(ish) web sites I’ve stumbled across in the past few days.

changegovAre you a political news junkie and want to keep up with the transition? Then go to Change.gov, the official website of US President-elect Barack Obama, and track the transition to the White House online.

slideshare

SlideShare claims to be the largest online community that shares presentations. Among other things you can:

Embed slideshows into your own blog or website.
Share slideshows publicly or privately. There are several ways to share privately.
Synch audio to your slides.
Download the original PowerPoint / Pdf file

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New Books: November 3, 2008

November 10, 2008

hunleyHere’s a list of books we have recently acquired. Click on the links to check availability and location (the“New Books” location is a temporary one).  Also, if the book is not checked out, any AU faculty, staff or graduate student can have a book delivered to an AU departmental office by filling in this form.

Chaffin, Tom.
H.L. Hunley : the secret hope of the Confederacy.
New York : Hill and Wang, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
E 599 .H4 C53 2008

Nilsen, Micheline.
Railways and the Western European capitals : studies of implantation in London, Paris, Berlin, and Brussels.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HE 3005 .N55 2008

Sharma, Sanjay Prakash, 1972-
Sociology and our society / Sanjay Prakash Sharma. , 1st ed.
Delhi, India : Vista International Publishing House, c2007.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
HM 756 .S53 2007

Kubal, Timothy.
Cultural movements and collective memory : Christopher Columbus and the rewriting of the national origin myth.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HM 1027 .U6 K82 2008

Faith-based initiatives and the Bush administration : the good, the bad, and the ugly / Jo Renee Formicola, Mary C. Segers, and Paul Weber.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2003.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HV 95 .F59 2003

Nash, Jay Robert.
I am innocent! : a comprehensive encyclopedic history of the world’s wrongly convicted persons.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HV 6211 .N37 2008

Bennett, Christopher, 1972-
Apology ritual : a philosophical theory of punishment.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HV 8688 .B46 2008

Applied e-learning and e-teaching in higher education / [edited by] Roisin Donnelly, Fiona McSweeney.
Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, c2009.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
LB 2395.7 .D66 2008

Turino, Thomas.
Music as social life : the politics of participation.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
ML 3916 .T87 2008

Hollander, Anne.
Seeing through clothes.
Berkeley : University of California Press, [1993]
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
N 8217 .C63 H64 1993

Cambridge handbook of metaphor and thought / edited by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
P 301.5 .M48 C35 2008

Emerging free and open source software practices / Sulayman K. Sowe, Ioannis G. Stamelos, Ioannis M. Samoladas [editors].
Hershey : IGI Pub., c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
QA 76.76 .S46 E44 2008

Research methods for human-computer interaction / edited by Paul Cairns and Anna L. Cox.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
QA 76.9 .H85 R45 2008

Three steps to the universe : from the sun to black holes to the mystery of dark matter / David Garfinkle & Richard Garfinkle.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
QB 521 .G29 2008

Berger, Joel.
Better to eat you with : fear in the animal world / Joel Berger.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
QL 785.27 .B47 2008

Will I ever be good enough? : healing the daughters of narcissistic mothers / Karyl McBride.
New York : Free Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
RC 553 .N36 W54 2008

Basbanes, Nicholas A., 1943-
World of letters : Yale University Press, 1908-2008.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
Z 473 .Y32 B37 2008

Tracking the reel world : a survey of audiovisual collections in Europe / Edwin Klijn and Yola de Lusenet.
Amsterdam : European Commission on Preservation and Access, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (4th Floor)
Z 692 .A93 K555 2008

Fruits of a gentle madness : the Al Lowman Printing Arts Collection and Research Archive.
[College Station, Texas] : Cushing Memorial Library & Archives, Texas A&M Univrsity Libraries, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
Z 1339 .F785 2008

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New Books: October 29, 2008

November 10, 2008

tippecanoeHere’s a list of books we have recently acquired. Click on the links to check availability and location (the“New Books” location is a temporary one).  Also, if the book is not checked out, any AU faculty, staff or graduate student can have a book delivered to an AU departmental office by filling in this form.

Van Meter, Jan R.
Tippecanoe and Tyler too : famous slogans and catchphrases in American history.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
E 183 .V36 2008

Katharine Graham’s Washington.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2002.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor)
F 194.6 .K38 2002

Mystery of capital and the construction of social reality / edited by Barry Smith, David M. Mark, Isaac Ehrlich.
Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
H 61.15 .M97 2008

Ragin, Charles C.
Redesigning social inquiry : fuzzy sets and beyond.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
H 62 .R235 2008

Feminist history reader / edited by Sue Morgan.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
HQ 1121 .F437 2006

Bennett, Christopher, 1972-
Apology ritual : a philosophical theory of punishment.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
HV 8688 .B46 2008

Segura, Judith Garrett, 1944-
Belo : from newspapers to new media.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
P 92 .U5 S37 2008

Clover, Carol J., 1940-
Men, women, and chain saws : gender in the modern horror film.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1993.
Auburn RBD Library (3rd Floor)
PN 1995.9 .H6 C531993

Computerized content analysis of speech and verbal texts and its many applications / Louis A. Gottschalk and Robert J. Bechtel, editors.
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
RC 469 .C646 2008

Hutton, Frankie.
Rose lore : essays in cultural history and semiotics.
Lanham : Lexington Books, c2008.
Auburn RBD Library (2nd Floor) – New Book Collection
SB 411 .H885 2008

Now hear this [videorecording (DVD)] : superior sound for digital video and beyond / Douglas Spotted Eagle.
Stockton, UT : VASST/Sundance Media Group, 2005.
Auburn RBD Library (1st floor) – Digital Resource Lab DVDs
TK 7881.4 .N69 2005