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Check out this collection of new books addressing the particular interests and issues of students. Check out our past lists from 2015, from 2016, and from 2017. Today we add some more titles to the list and if you hear of a book or think of a particular topic you think we should add to the collection, please let us know. 🙂

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.

“Ace” Any Test (2nd ed.) by Ron Fry, Call Number: 371.3 F947a

Attack of the Teenage Brain!: Understanding and Supporting the Weird and Wonderful Adolescent Learner by John Medina, Call Number: 370.15 M491a

Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together by Erin Lowry, Call Number: 332.024 L921b

But I Love Him: Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive Dating Relationships by Dr. Jill Murray, Call Number 306.73 M982b

College Cooking: Feed Yourself and Your Friends by Megan and Jill Carle, Call Number: 641.5 C278c

Cut College Costs by Rose Rennekamp, Call Number: 378.38 R414c

Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process by John McPhee, Call Number: 808.08 P995d

The Essential Guide to Rhetoric by William M. Keith and Christian O. Lundberg, Call Number: 808 K287e

Essential Type: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding and Using Fonts by Tony Seddon, Call Number: 686.224 S447e

The Everything College Cookbook: 300 Hassle-Free Recipes for Students on the Go by Rhonda Lauret Parkinson, Call Number: 641.5 L383e

How to Choose Your Major by Mary E. Ghilani, Call Number: 378.2 G424h

The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online by Ashesh Mukherjee, Call Number: 302.23 M953i
NOTE: “Whether we are checking emails, following friends on Facebook and Twitter, catching up on gossip from TMZ, planning holidays on TripAdvisor, arranging dates on Match.com, watching videos on Youtube, or simply browsing for deals on Amazon, the internet pervades our professional and personal environments. The internet has revolutionized our lives, but at what cost? Mukherjee uses the latest research in consumer psychology to highlight five hidden costs of living online: too many temptations, too much information, too much customization, too many comparisons, and too little privacy.”

Juggling: Higher Education Study and Family Life by Louise Webber, Call Number: 378.1 W371j

The Oxford Guide to Library Research (4th ed.) by Thomas Mann, Call Number: 025.5 M282o

PowerPhrases!: The Perfect Words to Say it Right and Get the Results You Want by Meryl Runion, Call Number: 658.452 R942p

Preparing for a World That Doesn’t Exist – Yet: Framing a Second Enlightenment to Create Communities of the Future by Rick Smyre and Neil Richardson, Call Number: 303.49 S667p

Saving Beauty from the Beast: How to Protect Your Daughter From an Unhealthy Relationship by Vicki Crompton and Ellen Zelda Kessner, Call Number: 362.88 C945s

A Student Guide to Study Abroad by Stacie Nevadomski Berdan, Allan Goodman, and Sir Cyril Taylor, Call Number: 370.116 B486s

A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology (4th) by Karin Knisely, Call Number: 808 F246s

Think Before You Like: Social Media’s Effect on the Brain and the Tools You Need to Navigate Your Newsfeed by Guy P. Harrison, Call Number: 302.302 H319t

The Ultimate Guide to College Transfer: From Surviving to Thriving by Lucia D. Tyler and Susan E. Henninger, Call Number: 378.1 T982u

What Smart Students Know: Maximum Grade, Optimum Learning, Minimum Time by Adam Robinson, Call Number: 378.17R658w

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