Thursday, May 11, 2006

2006 Research Bibliography Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year's $200 awards for research that exemplifies excellent use of library services and resources:

Fine Arts and Humanities: Amanda Breu for her Senior Thesis in History, "A Misunderstanding Between Cultures: the causes of the Dakota Conflict of 1862."

Social Sciences: Meghan Deichert, Emily Klehr, Meghan Ellenbecker, Leslie Pesarchick and Kelly Ziegler for their Strategic Management in a Global Context (Mgmt 381) "Industry Analysis: Soft Drinks."

Read the authors' statements of their research process and their essays at Library Research Bibliography Award Winners

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Avoid Library Fines!!

Avoid library fines by returning all library items before leaving for the summer! All library books for undergraduate students are due on Friday, May 12 2006. Replacement costs will be billed for any books not returned. If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact the circulation offices at 363-5604 (CSB) or 363-2120 (SJU).


Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Summer reading time

Searching for a good book to read after finals, or even one for a much-needed study break in the next couple weeks? Try some of these recent award nominees and winners. Nearly all of them are available at Clemens or Alcuin.

Agatha Award (mystery)
Aventis Science Prize
Bram Stoker Award (horror)
Governor General's Literary Awards (Canadian)
Man Booker Prize (UK, Commonwealth & Republic of Ireland)
Hugo Awards (science fiction)
National Book Awards
Orange Prize (British)
PEN/Faulkner Award
Pulitzer Prizes (US)

Recommend your favorite recent read by posting a comment here.