New and notable books by subject! Teacher Education

 

Teacher educationThe library recently purchased over 20 new titles related to Teacher Education! This popular DC program gives students the option to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in an Education.  The program best suits students who desire to work in the field of Childhood, Early Childhood, or Adolescence Education, as well as those interested in Students with Disabilities. The Masters program offers an accelerated study of the same curriculum, including an additional avocation, concentrating on teaching the blind and visually impaired.

Below are some featured titles of note. We also compiled a bibliography on the subject that any Teacher Education student should consult!

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April is National Poetry Month

poster96poetry month posterApril started being recognized as Poetry Month in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets in order to encourage the reading and publication of American poetry, as well as supporting poets’ and their legacy. Over the last 20 years, National Poetry Month has become one of the largest literary celebrations in the world! To show our appreciation for poetry this month, we have compiled a bibliography of both print and electronic books in or collection related to an expansive variety of poetry and poets. Continue reading for an overview of our featured poetry books.

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National Library Week 2017

170328_PAO_NLW17_LT-Insta-shareHappy National Library Week!  NLW runs from Sunday, April 9th through the 15th.  Today’s libraries are not just about what we have for people, but what we do for and with people.  This year’s NLW theme is #LibrariesTransform and the Sullivan Library has embraced it by spreading the campaign around the library with “Because” statements.

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Contribute to our “Expert” wall near the circulation where you can fill out an “Expert in the library” badge.  Are you an expert in the library? What are librarians experts in?  Share your badge in person on our wall!

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Also share your message on social media!  Everyone who posts to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #expertinthelibrary between Saturday, April 8 at noon CT and Saturday, April 15 at noon CT will be entered in a random drawing for the chance to a $100 gift card.   Check out ilovelibraries.org for more details.

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Come celebrate and show your love for the library.  Hey, you can even pick up an awesome Libraries Are for Everyone pin!  Tell us in the comments (or in person!) how we have helped you.  #dcsullivanlibrary #LibrariesTransform #NationalLibraryWeek

Weekly Tips & Tricks – “What should I do when the library does not have book I need?”

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Welcome to Weekly Tips & Tricks! These brief posts will share information about resources, services and tools to enhance your experience at the Sullivan Library and beyond!

This week we will share how to request a book that the library does not have in our collection.  Just because we do not own a specific book does not mean we can’t help you obtain a copy!

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April Display Case – Protect Our Environment!

 

12Each April, Dominican College celebrates Earth Week to raise awareness of the environmental challenges impacting our planet.  Earth Week runs April 17th – 23rd, 2017.  The library has pulled together a display case featuring relevant books on sustainability, climate change, renewable energy and protecting the environment.  It is more critical than ever to get educated and involved on the environmental issues facing our planet!

Check out our Earth Week Bibliography featuring print and ebooks from our collection.

Below are some recommended environmental related library databases and online sources of note.

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