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    Databases

    ARTSTOR: Art images - ArtStor Quickstart Guide
    BREPOLIS: International Medieval Bibliography--(on-campus use only) Brepolis Guide
    eHRAF: World Cultures eHRAF User Guide
    EBSCO: Academic, Art, Business, CINAHL, PsycArticles, etc. EBSCO Tutorial
    GALE: Academic, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, etc. Gale Tutorials
    GROVE MUSIC ONLINE Grove Music Help Page
    JSTOR: Arts & Sciences and Music Collection JSTOR Tutorials
    LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY: Create your own account for this resource, where you will find tutorials and eBooks, and practice tests for various exams: Accuplacer, ACT, NCLEX, PTA, and more.
    ProQuest Newspaper database  ProQuest Help

    Journals

    Please see a librarian if a year you need is not listed below.

    Annual Review of Medicine (2016 to present)
    Annual Review of Psychology (2015 to present)
    Annual Review of Public Health (2015 to present)
    Journal of Chemical Education (1924 to present)
    Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (2011 to present)
    Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) (1979 to present)
    Journal of Sport Management (on-campus use only) (1987 to present)
    Sociology of Sport Journal (on-campus use only) (1984 to present)
    The Sport Psychologist (on-campus use only) (1987 to present)

     

  • Search high-quality video and multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content. You'll need your library login information.

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  • Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions. For more information, see the Opposing Viewpoints Tutorial.

    CQ Researcher provides in-depth analysis on newsworthy social and political issues, including background information, chronologies and pro/con features in its coverage. For more information, see the CQ ResearcherTutorial.

  •  Just getting started with ideas or need ways to develop your topic?

    • Roam the shelves in the library. Books are categorized by the Library of Congress Classification system (LC chart), a subject-based alpha-numeric convention. In the reference section of the library you'll find:
      • Encyclopedias cover the entire range of human knowledge in brief. A search for a basic concept recalls every mention of that concept in the encyclopedia, indicating different contexts for it and some of the fields of study that have explored it.
      • Subject specific encyclopedias cover the knowledge base of a single discipline in brief. A search here can familiarize you with some of the different contexts within which your topic has been discussed in a discipline. Reference materials cannot be checked out of the library, but you are welcome to make photocopies or take notes.
    • Your textbook introduces a topic to non-specialists and generally includes a bibliography of books and articles consulted.

    • Browse topics in a library database:
    • Government Information: Scan by topic to find government information and services on USA.gov.
  • After using any of these resources, always double-check your citations against the most current published guide.

    Style Guides

    Below you will find resources for the most commonly used citation styles from the style guide homepages, as well as, the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL).

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • How do I cite a Tweet or other social media? Or YouTube?
    • What is plagiarism and how do I determine if I'm at risk of doing it?
    • Which websites are considered credible and how can I evaluate my results?

    pla·gia·rize:

    1. to use the words or ideas of another person as if they were your own words or ideas
    2. to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source
    3. to commit literary theft : present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source

    Source: Merriam-Webster.com, 2017

     

  • NEW ACQUISITIONS
    MARCH 2019
    COON RAPIDS

    E-BOOK
    Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, 2019

    PRINT BOOKS
    AFRICA
    The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After, by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil (2019 Alex Award for 1 of 10 Best Adult Books that Appeal to Teens)

    ART
    The Ceramics Studio Guide: What Potters Should Know
    Understanding Painting: from Giotto to Warhol

    BUSINESS
    Conflict Management and Team Building Skills

    ECONOMICS
    Generation Priced Out: Who Gets to Live in the New Urban America

    EDUCATION
    Homeschooling for College Credit
    A Training Guide for College Tutors and Peer Educators

    HISTORY
    The Children of Lincoln: White Paternalism and the Limits of Black Opportunity in Minnesota, 1860-1876, by William Davis Green (2019 Minnesota Book Awards Finalist for Minnesota-Focused Nonfiction)
    The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954, by Susan Bartlett Foote (2019 Minnesota Book Awards Finalist for Minnesota-Focused Nonfiction)
    The Dakota Sioux Experience at Flandreau and Pipestone Indian Schools
    Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters (2019 Minnesota Book Awards Finalist for Minnesota-Focused Nonfiction)
    The I-35W Bridge Collapse: A Survivor’s Account of America’s Crumbling Infrastructure (2019 Minnesota Book Award Finalist for Memoir and Creative Non-Fiction)
    History of Norway
    Our History is the Future: Standing Rock versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance
    The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

    LITERATURE
    Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
    Darius the Great is Not Okay, by Adib Khorram (2019 William C. Morris Award for a Debut Book for Teens Published by a First-Time Author)
    Dreamers, by Yuyi Morales (2019 Pura Belpre Illustrator Award Winner)
    The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America, Edited by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman
    Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters (2019 Minnesota Book Awards Finalist for Minnesota-Focused Nonfiction)
    Hey Kiddo: How I Lost my Mother, Found my Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (National Book Award Finalist; 2019 YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction in Young Adults)
    Lawn Boy: A Novel, by Jonathan Evison (2019 Alex Award for 1 of 10 Best Adult Books that Appeal to Teens)
    Louisiana’s Way Home, by Kate DiCamillo (2019 Minnesota Book Award Finalist for Middle Grade Literature)
    Parable of the Talents: A Novel, by Octavia E. Butler
    Politics and Affect in Black Women’s Fiction
    The Remember Balloons, written by Jessie Oliveros and illustrated by Dana Wulfekotte (2019 Schneider Family Honor Book for a Book that Embodies an Artistic Expression of the Disability Experience for Child and Adolescent Audiences)
    They Call Me Guero: A Border Kid’s Poems, by David Bowles (2019 Pura Belpre Honor Book)
    Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees, Written and Illustrated by Don Brown (2019 Sibert Informational Honor Book)
    What the Night Sings: A Novel, by Vesper Stamper (2019 William C. Morris Young Adult Debut Finalist)

    MUSIC
    Rock and Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers

    NURSING
    Infertility Treatments
    NCLEX-RN Content Review Guide: Preparation for the NCLEX-RN Examination
    Quality Improvement (Nursing Clinics of North America series)

    PSYCHOLOGY
    The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide
    The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954, by Susan Bartlett Foote (2019 Minnesota Book Awards Finalist for Minnesota-Focused Nonfiction)
    The Developing Person: Through Childhood and Adolescence (donation)
    (Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health, edited by Kelly Jensen (2019 Schneider Family Honor Book for Teens)
    HDEV6: Human Lifespan Development (donation)
    Hey Kiddo: How I Lost my Mother, Found my Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (National Book Award Finalist; 2019 YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction in Young Adults)

    SOCIOLOGY
    Generation Priced Out: Who Gets to Live in the New Urban America
    Gender, Power, and Violence: Responding to Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Society Today

    SUSTAINABILITY
    The Fight against Monsanto’s Roundup: the Politics of Pesticides
    The Water Paradox: Why There Will Never Be Enough Water and How to Avoid the Coming Crisis

    WOMEN’S STUDIES
    America’s Jewish Women: a History from Colonial Times to Today
    Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, with new material, by Gloria Steinem
    Rock and Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers

     

Supplementary Information

  • Coon Rapids Campus 763-433-1150

    Faculty Librarians

    AL MAMARIL

    MLIS, MEd, BA University of Hawaii
    Instruction, Reference, Systems
    Student Workers
    Office L216 | 763-433-1552

    GINA PANCERELLA-WILLIS

    MS, Drexel University
    BA, Franklin and Marshall College
    Instruction, Reference
    Acquisitions, Periodicals
    Office L217 | 763-433-1197

    BARBARA SANDARIN

    MLIS, St. Catherine University
    BA, Mount Mary College
    Instruction, Reference
    Information Literacy
    Office L210 | 763-433-1466

    Library Staff

    CANDICE YOUNG

    MLIS, St. Catherine University
    BA, University of Minnesota
    AA, North Hennepin Community College
    Circulation, Reserve
    Interlibrary Loan, Cataloging
    Office L209 | 763-433-1125

  • Cambridge Campus 763-433-1950

    Faculty Librarian

    JULIANA BONER

    MLIS, Dominican University
    BA, St. Catherine University
    Instruction, Reference
    Acquisitions, Cataloging

    Office D116 | 763-433-1358

    Library Staff

    MARTHA MUEHLHAUSER

    BA, University of Minnesota
    Circulation, Reserve, ILL
    Office D117 | 763-433-1875

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