Welcome back to Sullivan Library!

Dominican College students and staff helping after Superstorm Sandy

For those students who are new to Sullivan Library, we have a downloadable Quick Guide to the Sullivan Library which lists our hours, phone number, and other FAQ-type questions. If you are working on a project, we recommend our subject guides which list databases to find journal articles in, websites to look at, reference resources at the library, and more. We also have a map and directions (.pdf) to the library.

Some good links to bookmark on your personal computer include the database sign-in page, our books catalog, a listing of the library’s YouTube videos, our hours, librarian and staff contact information, the list of workshops offered in the Spring and Fall (when available), research handouts (APA/MLA guides, EBSCOhost searching guides, and more!), and our Internet resources page. If you want to keep up with the latest news and information coming from the library, feel free to subscribe to The Veritas Blog hosted on WordPress.

Our main library page from which you can access these services is located on the Dominican College Portal.

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New books at Sullivan Library for the Spring semester

The library staff has been working hard on cataloging and processing new books to get them onto the shelf for you to read. Boxes upon boxes were sorted to get these new arrivals on their way. Here is a sampling of some of the books that have recently arrived in the library:

Math for nurses: a pocket guide to dosage calculation and drug preparation (link)

Financial management for nurse managers and executives (link)

Biochemistry for sport and exercise metabolism (link)

How deaf children learn: what parents and teachers need to know (link)

Functional movement development across the life span (link)

The guardian of all things: the epic story of human memory (link)

Android boot camp for developers using Java, introductory: a beginner’s guide to creating your first Android apps (link)

Beginning iOS 5 application development [electronic resource] (link)

Pushing the limits with iOS 5 programming [electronic resource]: advanced application development for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (link)

Organizations don’t tweet, people do [electronic resource]: a manager’s guide to the social web (link)

Guardian of all things the epic story of human memory

Upcoming Research Workshops!

Research Made Easy

Monday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 – 1:00PM

Discover all the tricks and tips needed to gather your research into something spectacular, from setting deadlines to creating thesis statements – and everything in between!

Citations: APA and MLA basics

Wednesday, Oct 24 @ 11:00 – 11:45AM

*or*

3:00 – 3:45PM

Learn the rules of APA and MLA, including paper formatting in Word 2007/2010, in-text citations, and reference lists.

Register at: http://www.tinyurl.com/2012Workshops

More new books at Sullivan Library!

Here is a small sampling of the books that have arrived in the last few weeks:

God behind bars: a prison chaplain reflects on the Lord’s prayer (catalog record)

The Church and abortion : a Catholic dissent (catalog record)

House by house, block by block : the rebirth of America’s urban neighborhoods (catalog record)

In my brother’s image : twin brothers separated by faith after the Holocaust (catalog record)

Crosscurrents and confluences : echoes of religion in twentieth-century fiction (catalog record)

Scattered shadows : a memoir of blindness and vision (catalog record)

Critical encounters in high school English: Teaching literary theory to adolescents (catalog record)

New Books at Sullivan Library, September 2012

With the new school year comes a huge order of books. With more books scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks, the cataloging room will soon look more like an obstacle course than a work room!

Here is a small sampling of what has come in:

How to design and evaluate research in education [catalog]

Kinderculture: the corporate construction of childhood [catalog]

Families: traditional and new structures [catalog]

Connecting American values with health reform [catalog]

Social networking for career success: using online tools to create a personal brand [catalog]

The ultimate web marketing guide [catalog]

Welcome back to Sullivan Library! Fall 2012

For those students who are new to Sullivan Library, we have a downloadable Quick Guide to the Sullivan Library which lists our hours, phone number, and other FAQ-type questions. If you are working on a project, we recommend our subject guides which list databases to find journal articles in, websites to look at, reference resources at the library, and more. We also have a map and directions (.pdf) to the library.

New this year! Instructional videos on YouTube, and extended hours Monday through Thursday, from 10PM to midnight in the front of the library (main reading room, Lunibos room, and Huston room).

Some good links to bookmark on your personal computer include the database sign-in page, our books catalog, our hours, librarian and staff contact information, the list of workshops offered in the Spring and Fall, research handouts (APA/MLA guides, EBSCOhost searching guides, and more!), and our Internet resources page. If you want to keep up with the latest news and information coming from the library, feel free to subscribe to The Veritas Blog hosted on WordPress.

Our main library page from which you can access these services is located on the Dominican College Portal.

“Obamacare” provision upheld by the Supreme Court

In a 5-4 decision (with Chief Justice Roberts being the swing vote and writing the majority opinion), the central provision that all American people should have healthcare has been upheld. Here is the court ruling (pdf).

Here is some recommending reading across the web:

Supreme Court lets health law largely stand (New York Times)

Where states stand on implementing the health care law (USA Today)

The history of the US health care reform effort (Huffington Post)

What the health care ruling means for you (CNN)

How the Supreme Court’s health care ruling affects New Yorkers (Newsday)

Snap analysis: The long arm of the U.S. health care ruling (Reuters)

Here are some books available in Sullivan Library about the US Supreme Court:

Regulatory rights : Supreme Court activism, the public interest, and the making of constitutional law (catalog record)

The Supreme Court and American political development (catalog record)

The Supreme Court in the American legal system (catalog record)