Special Finals Hours May 2015

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The Kirkwood Community College Library Services in Cedar Rapids will be adjusting their hours around Finals Week. Please find them listed below. The Iowa City Library will maintain their normal hours until they switch over to their summer schedule. Both libraries will be closed on Saturday, May 16th and 23rd.

Sun., May 3rd 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mon., May 4th – Thurs., May 7th 7:30 am – Midnight
Fri., May 8th 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sat., May 9th 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sun., May 10th 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mon., May 11th 7:30 am – 9:30 pm
Tues., May 12th – Fri., May 15th 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat, May 16th – Sun., May 17th CLOSED

Earth Day Roundup 2015

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Every year Kirkwood Library Services put up a display in honor of Earth Day (April 22nd). We also do a post about new Earth Day related books the library has added over the previous year. These titles are available at the Cedar Rapids branch of Kirkwood Library Services, but you can request them to be sent to any other center. We hope to strive to make every day Earth Day and it’s always a good time to learn more. Check out the round up of books on ecology topics from this year and previous years below.

Library Earth Day Display 2015

2015
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2015/04/17/earth-day-books-2015

2014
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/earth-day-2014

2013
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2013/04/12/earth-day-books-2013

2012
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/earth-day-2012

2011
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/earth-day-books

Sarah Uthoff is a reference library at Kirkwood Community College. LIKE the Kirkwood Community College Library on Facebook and find links to Sarah all over the web at her About Me Profile.

Earth Day Books 2015

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Do you know everything you can recycle just by dropping them in the blue Kirkwood yardies distributed around campus? Check out the information about the program, including a list of what can go in those familiar containers:
http://www.kirkwood.edu/site/index.php?d=1229

Check out these books on ecology related titles that the library has added in the last year. We have them on our Earth Day display in the library. Stop by before the end of April to see it.

Call Number: 304.209 M875b Title: The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples From Hernando De Soto to Hurricane Katrina Author: Christopher Morris

Call Number: 306.309 J687c Title: Carbon Nation: Fossil Fuels in the Making of the American Culture Author: Bob Johnson

Call Number: 333.79 M478c Title: Careers in Renewable Energy (Updated 2nd ed.) Author: Gregory McNamee

Call Number: 333.823 G618 Title: The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World Author: Russell Gold

Call Number: 333.91 B261b Title: Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis Author: Cynthia Barnett

Call Number: 363.179 D261b Title: Banned: A History of Pesticides, and the Science of Toxicology Author: Frederick Rowe Davis

Call Number: 363.19 D911e Title: Eat, Drink, and Be Wary Author: Charles M. Duncan

Call Number: 363.5 D457 Title: Design Like You Give a Damn (2 volumes) Editor: Architecture for Humanity

Call Number: 363.7 B199r Title: The Real Cost of Fracking Authors: Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald

Call Number: 363.738 D228a Title: The Age of Global Warming: A History Author: Rupert Darwall

Call Number: 363.738 M379c Title: Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction Author: Mark Maslin

Call Number: 363.738 N832c Title: The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World Author: William Nordhaus

Call Number: 363.738 R655o Title: Our Daily Poison: From Pesticides to Packaging, How Chemicals Have Contaminated The Food Chain and Are Making Us Sick Author: Marie-Monique Robin

Call Number: 551.5 M978t Title: To Follow The Water: Exploring the Ocean to Discover Climate from the Gulf Stream to the Blue Beyond Author: Dallas Murphy

Call Number: 551.6 C639g Title: Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heat Waves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas, and the Weather of the Future Author: Climate Central

Call Number: 551.66 O159 Title: Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate: A Technical Input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment Editors: Roger Griffis and Jennifer Howard

Call Number: 551.682 H915c Title: Can Science Fix Climate Change?: A Case Against Climate Engineering Author: Mike Hulme

Call Number: 559.773 S645d Title: Decade of the Wolf: Returning the Wild to Yellowstone (Revised and Updated) Authors: Douglas W. Smith and Gary Ferguson

Call Number: 571.879 S964o Title: The Oldest Living Things in the World Author: Rachel Sussman

Call Number: 576.84 B262d Title: Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and The Future of Life on Earth Author: Anthony D. Barnosky

Call Number: 576.86 S334f Title: Frogs, Flies, and Dandelions: The Making of Species Author: Menoo Schilthuizen

Call Number: 577.097 B258g Title: The Ghosts of Evolution: Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, and Other Ecological Anachronism Author: Connie Barlow

Call Number: 577.44 T148 Title: The Tallgrass Prairie Reader Editor: John T. Price

Call Number: 578.778 S549c Title: Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction Author: Charles Sheppard

Call Number: 582.216 N426t Title: Trees of Eastern North America Authors: Gill Nelson, Christopher J. Earler, and Richard Spellenberg

Call Number: 591.68 G52h Title: The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small and Why They Matter Author: Richard Girling

Call Number: 598.909 L2554r Title: The Raptors of Iowa Authors: Dean M. Roosa, Jon W. Stravers, Bruce Ehresman, and Rich Patterson

Call Number: 599.773 B977w Title: The Wolf Almanac: A Celebration of Wolves and Their World (New and Revised) Author: Robert H. Busch

Call Number: 599.773 D975h Title: The Hidden Life of Wolves Authors: Jim and Jamie Dutcher

Call Number: 615.945 B725e Title: Eating Dangerously: Why the Government Can’t Keep Your Food Safe…And How You Can Authors: Michael Booth and Jennifer Brown

Call Number: 631.45 C755c Title: Conservation in Agriculture: Water Demands, Irrigation, and Drought Adaption Author: Alan S. Theiss

Call Number: 632.3 S392h Title: Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases Authors: Gail L. Schumann and Cleora J. D’Arcy

Call Number: 635.048 D171s Title: Sacred Land: Intuitive Gardening for Personal, Political, Environmental Change Author: Clea Danaan

Call Number: 720.47 W 759s Title: Sustainable Design for Interior Environments (2nd ed.) Author: Susan M. Winchip

Call Number: 797.23 N468d Title: Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves Author: James Nestor

Call Number: 994.3 M122r Title: The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change Author: Ianin McCalman

 

EXAM CRAM Spring 2015

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On Tuesday, April 28th, your Cedar Rapids Kirkwood library will be holding its second “Exam Cram” event from 8AM until 9PM. There will be a variety of new and recurring activities being held on the library’s first floor to help students with their papers and finals, as well as special activities for stress relief and fun. Of course, we will have coffee, tea, lemonade and popcorn throughout the day!

Academic activities will include writing tutors from 10:10 AM until 7PM. If writing center appointments are gone, come to the library, as this will be on a first come, first served basis. Here is our schedule of “tutors extraordinaire:”

10:10 – 11:10 – Keith Reins, English faculty

11:10 – 12:20 – Carrie Barker, Writing skills tutor

12:20 – 3:30 – Jessica Haight-Angelo, English faculty

3:30 – 5:00 – Carrie Barker, Writing skills tutor

5:00 – 7:00 – Willie Barbour, English faculty

Math tutoring will be provided from 8AM – 7PM at Tutoring Services in 2071 Cedar Hall.

MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) certification will be offered from 2:30PM – 5:00PM

Room 223 Nielsen Hall, Sandy O’Brien, testing (must be started by 4pm)

Room 224 Nielsen Hall, Cassaralyn Dooling, practice simulation

Now for the FUN, we will have board games and puzzles in the library classroom, coloring books and crayons on the library tables and even electric massage chairs when you feel like taking a break. AND thanks to Kristi Murdock, Animal Health Technology, we will have another visit from Therapy Dogs during activity hour at 11:15AM. A tai chi class, taught by our very own faculty member, Don Arenz, will be held at 10:10AM in the library classroom. AND throughout the day, our very popular student raffle will be back. Prizes include two $5.00 gift certificates from the Café and some popular items donated by the campus bookstore, including a 25% off coupon for EVERY student.

Other ideas and suggestions for how to make this day even better? Please let us know. Updates to the day’s activities will be posted here and on the library’s Facebook page, so check back often and plan to visit your Kirkwood library on Tuesday, April 28th!

Update: We have decided to raffle some prizes on the library’s Facebook page so check it often on Tuesday, April 28th!

New Books: A Very Short Introduction Series

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Here at Kirkwood Library Services we like to post from time to time a collection of books recently added to our collection on a particular topic. Sometimes we also like to point people’s attention to particular series that have good basic information on a particular sort of topic. This time we’re pointing out the A Very Short Introduction series from Oxford Press. They cross a broad gamut of topics, but all are short, concise, and give the most important things you need to know on that topic. These are just a scattering of what we’ve gotten lately. Look for one the next time you have a new topic to explore.

Call Number: 294.3 K379b Title: Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction Author: Damien Keown

Call Number: 338.5 D619m Title: Microeconomics: A Very Short Introduction Author: Avinash Dixit

Call Number: 363.738 M379c Title: Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction Author: Mark Maslin

Call Number: 549 V365m Title: Minerals: A Very Short Introduction Author: David J. Vaughn

Call Number: 572.86 S631g Title: Genes: A Very Short Introduction Author: Jonathan Slack

Call Number: 578.778 S549c Title: Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction Author: Charles Sheppard

Call Number: 579 M742m Title: Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction Author: Nicholas P. Money

Call Number: 612.4 L941h Title: Hormones: A Very Short Introduction Author: Martin Luck

Call Number: 613.2 B458n Title: Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction Author: David A. Bender

Call Number: 616.891 B937p Title: Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction Authors: Tom Burns and Eva Burns-Lundgren

Call Number: 978 A673 Title: The American West: A Very Short Introduction Author: Stephen Aron

Do you know about Interlibrary Loan?

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If Kirkwood Community College Library Services doesn’t own a book or journal article you want, we have a service where we can borrow them from another library and lend it to you. This service is called InterLibrary Loan.

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The easiest way to request this service is to find the article or book you want in our WorldCat Catalog system or directly in one of our databases, like EBSCOhost. (In EBSCOhost uncheck the Full Text box to the left of the results list to find articles we don’t own.) Open the record for the item you want to request. Look for a button or a hyperlink that says “Request InterLibrary Loan.”

Clicking on the button or hyperlink will bring up a request for you to log in with your K number and password. The first time it will ask you to answer a couple of questions. After you answer them this first time you may have to return to the item you want to request and click on the request link again.  Every time after that, logging in will always bring up a prefilled form for the item that you clicked on. Be sure to click the submit button. At that point we send the request on to other libraries to let us borrow it so we can lend it to you.

You can log in to the ILL program later and check the progress of your request. We will also contact you directly when it comes in. The process normally takes around a week, but can be faster or slower depending on the time of year, how busy the lending institution is, etc.

Learn more and log into your account.

EVENT – Exam Cram: Session on Research and Citation Workshop

As the beginning of EXAM CRAM, Library Services will be hosting two Research and Citation workshops to aid students in developing their papers. The session will be offered on both Monday, April 6th and Tuesday, April 7th from 11:15 am -12:10 pm in the Library classroom, room 158. Citation handouts will be provided for students to take home. Please pass the word along.

The full EXAM CRAM is on Tuesday, April 28th. There will be coffee, tea, lemonade, water, and popcorn available all day.

  • 10:00 AM, instructor Keith Reins will help you fine tune your papers – first come, first served – no appointments
  • 10:10 AM, instructor Don Arenz will offer a Tai Chi class in the library classroom
  • 11:15 AM, during activity hour, we will have a visit from therapy dogs
  • in addition math tutoring will be available in the Tutoring Center

All during the day there will be:

  • a free raffle with prizes courtesy of the Kirkwood Bookstore
  • coloring books and crayons on the library tables
  • board games in the library classroom
  • two electric massage chairs

EVENT – National Library Week

Stop by the library and wish us Happy National Library Week! April 12-18, 2015

Links to Some of The Books Recently Added to the Collection:

Our Special Display This Month

Please stop by and check them out.

  • National Poetry Month
  • Earth Day

Our Database of the Month

Proquest New York Times Historic

We’ve also recently added access to digital versions of both the World Book Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Britannica.

Tech Tips

Our most heavily accessed blog post by far is about how to restore a disappearing toolbar on Word, PowerPoint, etc. Microsoft Office 2013 has changed the procedure for doing this. Check out the new directions.

This one will only apply to a smaller number of you, but if your visual menu disappears on WordPress, here is the way to bring it back.

And remember you contact us at the library any time by phone, e-mail, chat, or stop on by! We’re always glad to see you!

New Books: Student Life

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As we push into the last part of the semester, we’ve gathered together some new books about student life. We’ve included books that cover situations you might encounter as a student and books that may be of use to you in both school and as you start on your post-Kirkwood life. There are more books on these topics available in the circulating collection at the same call numbers. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Also check out our post from Fall 2014 where we spelled out some of the services around campus that you might not know about:
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2014/08/28/do-you-know

Call Number: 005.52 M351t Title: Teach Yourself Visually Microsoft Word 2010 Author: Elaine Marmel

Call Number: 005.54 M143t Title: Teach Yourself Visually Microsoft Excel 2010 Author: Paul McFedries

Call Number: 005.58 W873t Title: Teach Yourself Visually Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Author: Bill Wood

Call Number: 331.109 G662f Title: Future Jobs: Solving the Employment and Skills Crisis Author: Edward E. Gordon

Call Number: 332.024 B978c Title: The Complete Guide to Personal Finance for Teenagers and College Students Author: Tamsen Butler

Call Number: 332.024 K758g Title: Get a Financial Life: Personal Fiance in Your Twenties and Thirties Author: Beth Kobliner

Call Number: 332.024 M876wa Title: The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance Authors: Kenneth M. Morris and Virginia B. Morris

Call Number: 362.299 C296c Title: Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us Author: Murray Carpenter

Call Number: 378.161 N434a Title: The All-in-One College Guide: A More-Results , Less-Stress Plan for Choosing, Getting into, Finding the Money for and Making the Most of College Author: Marty Nemko

Call Number: 378.197 A631c Title: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Campus Safety Authors: Guy J. Antinozzi and Alan Axelrod

Call Number: 378.198 C658L Title: Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years Authors: Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger

Call Number: 378.198 T984b Title: Been There, Should’ve Done That: More Tips for Making the Most of College Author: Suzette Taylor

Call Number: 395.52 M381g  Title: Global Business Etiquette: A Guide to International Communication and Customs (2nd ed.) Authors: Jeanette S. Martin and Lillian H. Chaney

Call Number: 428.34 G465c Title: Clear Speech: Pronunciation and Listening Comprehension in North American English Author: Judy B. Gilbert

Call Number: 612.821 D855s Title: The Secret Life of Sleep Author: Kat Duff

Call Number: 647.94 W721c Title: Creating Your Career Portfolio: At-A-Glance Guide for Students (3rd ed.) Authors: Anna Graf Williams and Karen J. Hall

Call Number: 650.1 E176h Title: How To Build A Nontraditional Career Path: Embracing Economic Disruption Author: Ron Elsdon

Call Number: 650.14 B691wh Title: What Color is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Resumes Author: Richard N. Bolles

Call Number: 651.75 S378a Title: The AMA Handbook of Business Letters (4th ed.) Authors: Jeffrey L. Seglin and Edward Coleman

Call Number: 658.11 R211s Title: Start It Up: The Complete Teen Business Guide To Turning Your Passions Into Pay Author: Kenray Rankin

Call Number: 658.4 G172t Title: Talk Like TED: The 9-Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds Author: Carmine Gallo

Call Number: 658.4 R628s Title: Show and Tell: How Everybody Can Make Extraordinary Presentations Author: Dan Roam

Call Number: 658.401 P485b Title: Business Plans Kit for Dummies Authors: Steven D. Peterson, Peter Jaret, and Barbara Findlay Schenck

Call Number: 658.45 S675t Title: Today’s Business Communication: A How-To Guide for the Modern Professional Authors: Jason L. Snyder and Robert Forbus

Call Number: 808.02 C881r Title: Research Papers (16th ed.) Authors: William Coyle and Joe Law

Call Number: 808.02 W775w 2012 Title: Writing the Research Paper: A Handbook (8th ed.) Authors: Anthony C. Winkler and Jo Ray Metherell

Call Number: 808.042 P655s Title: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century Author: Steven Pinker

Call Number: 808.042 S745w Title: Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials Author: Linda Spencer

Call Number: 808.42 S271t Title: Ten Steps to Help You Write: Better Essays and Term Papers (4th) Author: Neil Sawers

Call Number: 808.51 F699d Title: DK Guide to Public Speaking Author: Lisa A. Ford-Brown

Sarah Uthoff is a reference library at Kirkwood Community College. LIKE the Kirkwood Community College Library on Facebook and find links to Sarah all over the web at her About Me Profile.

New Books: Public Speaking

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Back in 2010, we put together this list of books on public speaking, while they are still useful, today we’re adding to our list.
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/new-books-public-speaking

Call Number: 005.58 W873t Title: Teach Yourself Visually: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Author: Bill Wood

Call Number: 153 E777i Title: In the Spotlight: Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking and Performing Author: Janet E. Esposito

Call Number: 808.51 G677w Title: What is Your One Sentence? Author: Mimi Goss

Call Number: 808.51 M647n Title: No Sweat Public Speaking!: How to Develop, Practice, and Deliver a Knock Your Socks Off Presentation! with No Sweat! Author: Fred E. Miller

Call Number: 808.51 S978s Title: Speak With Power and Grace: A Woman’s Guide to Public Speaking Author: Linda D. Swink

Feedback on Survey Spring 2015 Part 1

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Today’s post is directed specifically at Kirkwood faculty and staff.

The Library Services faculty and staff would truly like to thank everyone who took the time to respond to our survey. We were pleased to have 84 responses and plan on sending out another survey during fall semester. We encourage you to fill out our next survey as well.

Unfortunately the survey results did not clearly show whether the feedback was from Cedar Rapids or Iowa City. If there is something you specifically wanted in the Iowa City library from the lists below, please contact Kate Hess.

People who included their e-mail address in their response will be contacted directly about questions and requests, but we wanted to give everyone a chance to find out what we’ve done in response to the survey. In Part 1 we are responding to individual title requests and other things that could be quickly answered. There will be a Part 2 to follow up on the requests and concerns that take a little longer, but we wanted to report what we were able to do right away.

Individual title requests

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, hasn’t yet been published but will be purchased as soon as it is out. In the meantime, let us suggest Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee and I am Scout: A Biography of Harper Lee both by Charles J Shields. Call Numbers: 813.54 L478sh and 813.54 L478s respectively.

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger- Ordered and received. Call Number 658.4 B496m

Waiting for Superman DVD – Ordered and now available in our Faculty Collection. It is also available on Kirkwood’s Video on Demand system.

Specific Serial Requests

NOTE: Off Campus Online Access for Publications Available Requires K-Number and Password

Communication Teacher – ordered as an online publication, we’ll report when it’s available

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin – currently available in the EBSCOhost database, full text 1993-07-01~present

Harvard Business Review Case Studies – We did investigate, but would really need some further information from the person who requested them: topics, specific titles, etc. Please contact us.

Interview magazine – currently available in the EBSCOhost database, full text 2002-11-01~present

New England Journal of Medicine – currently carried in paper at our Cedar Rapids location (current year only)

Police Chief – currently carried in paper at our Cedar Rapids location (past 3 years archived)

Restaurants and Institutions journal stopped publishing in April 2010.

Wall Street Journal – currently available through the ProQuest database AND in paper at our Cedar Rapids location

We are still working on checking prices for some titles.

More General Category Suggestions

A Very Short Introduction Series from Oxford Press Roughly two years ago we became aware of an assignment which began to really increase the circulation of this series. Since then we have been steadily adding to the collection titles in our holdings. We currently have more than 250 titles from the series, paper books and e-books combined.

We had a lot of requests for more documentaries, but without titles or subjects. If you are interested in us adding more documentaries, please e-mail us with specifics of what you are interested in.

Textbooks on Reserve

There were also some requests to put all textbooks on reserve. The library policy is to NOT purchase textbooks. This is because given the wide range of titles used by different instructors even within a single class, the cost would be prohibitive to provide them all. If the instructor or the department wants to loan us a copy, we will be glad to put it on reserve.

The circulation department of both branches of the Kirkwood libraries has material that has been placed on reserve by instructors for their students.  The instructor may bring the material to the library and fill out a reserve form or print the form online and send it to the library with the book, article, etc. (Please refer to Course Reserve Policy to determine type of material that is allowed).

The majority of the materials are placed on closed reserve meaning they are for use only in the library. Students may make copies or scans of the required pages.

To find more information and the reserve form directly on the Library Services homepage:

     Click on:  Explore our Help Guide

     Type:  “Faculty” in Lib Guides Search Box

     Click on:  Faculty Services

     Scroll down to:  “Placing Item on Course Reserve” in the box in the lower left hand corner of the page. See Links for Course Reserve Policy and Library Reserve Form.

Longer Term Projects

We also got requests for adding some journal database subscriptions and topic based requests. Also some suggestions about how we do things in the library. Some of these may take longer to process and answer. We’ll do a second part reporting on some of the longer term projects later in the semester.

In the meantime, remember that if there is something we can do or add to our collection to help your students or you, please ask. We can’t promise to fulfill every request, but we will do our best.

Make sure you check back, things change in the library and collections are always growing and changing.

Again, thank you for responding to our survey, look for a second response post later on.

New Books: Best Lists

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The end of a calendar year always means an avalanche of Best Books List. We’ve cherry picked some of the most interesting sounding books off that list. Here is a collection of the nonfiction books we added to our collection. We hope you find them interesting too. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Call Number: 305.42 S688m Title: Men Explain Things to Me Author: Rebecca Solnit

Call Number: 306.097 C321o Title: One Nation: What We Can All Do To Save America’s Future Author: Ben Carson

Call Number: 355.609 G259d Title: Duty: Memoirs of A Secretary at War Author: Robert M. Gates

Call Number: 362.175 628.175 G284b Title: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Author: Atul Gawande

Call Number: 364.16 L665f Title: Free Ride: How Digital Parasites are Destroying The Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back Author: Robert Levine

Call Number: 530.12 C912q Title: The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty Authors: Robert P. Crease and Alfred Scharff Goldhaber

Call Number: 576.84 B262d Title: Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and The Future of Life on Earth Author: Anthony D. Barnosky

Call Number: 591.68 G52h Title: The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small and Why They Matter Author: Richard Girling

Call Number: 612.8 K139f Title: The Future of the Mind Author: Michio Kaku Title: The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind Author: Michio Kaku

Call Number: 612.3 P945v Title: Vitamania : Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection Author: Catherine Price

Call Number: 616.99 S579b Title: A Breast Cancer Alphabet Author: Madhulika Sikka

Call Number: 618.1 E346b Title: The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution Author: Jonathan Eic

Call Number: 618.86 M877c Title: Cut It Out: The C-Section Epidemic in America Author: Theresa Morris

Call Number: 797.23 N468d Title: Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves Author: James Nestor

Call Number: 940.54 M235h Title: A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II Authors: Adam Makos and Larry Alexander

Call Number: 942.03 J766p Title: The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England Author: Dan Jones

Call Number: 943.086 L334i Title: The Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin Author: Erik Larson
NOTE: Author also wrote The Devil in the White City

Call Number: 956.054 5533m Title: My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel Author: Ari Shavit

Call Number: 956.704 S387f Title: For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice Authors: Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Call Number: 973.3 S363f Title: Fighting Over the Founders: How We Remember the American Revolution Author: Andrew M. Schocket

Call Number: 973.3 W318k Title: George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved The American Revolution Authors: Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

Call Number: 973.709 Title: Malice Toward None: Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address Author: Jack E. Levin

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