October 31, 2008

AU Circulating: General

The following books have been added to the circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display in the reference area on the main floor of the library or in it's regular location.

IRC Reference

The following book has been added to the IRC reference collection. You will find it shelved directly inside the Instructional Resource Center, library second floor, in the IRC reference section.

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

AU Circulating: Graphic Novel

The following books have been added to the circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display in the reference area on the main floor of the library or in it's regular location.

October 29, 2008

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.



October 28, 2008

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.


Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Holiday

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

AU Circulating: Graphic Novel

The following book has been added to the circulating collection. You will find it shelved in the new books display in the reference area on the main floor of the library or in it's regular location.

October 27, 2008

Juvenile Books: Graphic Novels

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

IRC Circulating: Activity book

The following activity book has been added to the curriculum collection. Activity books are located in the textbook annex on the second floor, directly outside of the Instructional Resource Center (IRC).

AU Circulating: Education

The following book has been added to the circulating collection. You will find it shelved in the new books display in the reference area on the main floor of the library or in it's regular location.

October 24, 2008

IRC Hours Update

Quick reminder, the IRC will be closed today between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.

October 23, 2008

New Ellison machine and dies


A new assortment of Ellison dies, and one more prestige pro machine, arrived in the IRC yesterday. Included within this order:
  • Barn, chicken, cow, lamb, & pig
  • Bald eagle, flag, Statue of Liberty, USA (word), & USA outline
  • Snowman, snowflake, & mitten
  • Pumpkin, turkey, heart, rabbit, & Christmas tree
  • Set of caption (balloon) boxes
  • Words: great, super, wow, welcome & thanks
  • Sign language: okay, I love you & thumbs up
  • Butterfly
  • Maple leaf
  • Dog
Interested in using the Ellison machines and die collection? It costs a penny a cut for each cut if you use our paper. Bring your own paper and use of the Ellison machine is free.

October 16, 2008

National Book Awards

From The Horn Book web site via Read Roger, The Horn Book editor's blog, information about the National Book Award Finalists for young adults:


2008 National Book Award Finalists

"Five novels, four of them written for young adults, have been selected as finalists for the 2008 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The winner will announced on November 19th at a dinner and ceremony in New York City. Daniel Handler chairs the judging committee, which also includes Holly Black, Angela Johnson, Carolyn Mackler, and Cynthia Voigt."
  1. Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
    (Simon and Schuster) review
  2. The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
    (Atheneum) review
  3. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
    (Scholastic)
  4. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
    by E. Lockhart (Hyperion) review
  5. The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp
    (Knopf)

The Horn Book, 10/16/08

Interested? Two of these books are currently part of the juvenile collection:

Check them out!

October 8, 2008

IRC Technology: Scanners

The three HP Scanjet 4300 C scanners located on the listening lab (west) side of the second floor are currently out of order. Signs are posted on the scanners and help tickets for each have been submitted (10/8/08).

All other scanners on the second floor, both inside and outside of the Instructional Resource Center, are working.

Additionally, new scanner directions have been created for the HP Scanjet 4600 scanners (clear top, scan face-up). One side is a quick scan for EDCI 131/504 students scanning to file and the other is for using the Imaging Gallery.

Update: 10/17/08
Scanners are all in working order.

October 3, 2008

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.


Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.


Juvenile Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile collection. They will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection



Juvenile Books: Dean Collection

The following book has been added to the juvenile collection. It will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Dean Collection

The following book has been added to the juvenile collection. It will be initially placed in the new book shelves on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, and then located within the juvenile collection.

October 2, 2008

Scholastic Book Fair

Campus News from AU Eagle Mail: October 2, 2008

Help support CMLA!! (Collegiate Middle Level Association)

Do you need to build up your classroom library or need to buy gifts for siblings or friends? We have the perfect place... Come to our Scholastic Bookfair! It's a Safari Theme and we have many books and other materials great for the classroom or for gifts.

Place: Come check it out in the foyer of the Education Building.
Date: Monday, October 6 – Friday, October 10
Times: 10:00am-6:00pm