February 9, 2016
by Mat Blaine
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Take Out a Book or a Movie for a Toasty Valentine’s Date

Valentine's Display

Valentine's Display

With news coming through that this Valentine's Day weekend will be colder than your ex's heart, why not stop by our display tables by the main stairs and check out a warm love story? We have classics like Tristan & Isolde and Roman Holiday, and modern tales like Blue is the Warmest Color and Fifty Shades of Grey. Whatever your pleasure, stop by and check it out!

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February 5, 2016
by jkremer
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Here’s Why You Love JSTOR!

To date, the ever growing JSTOR Archives contain 2,300+ journals and 10.7 million articles, representing 68.9 million pages. In 2016, we've added 132,276 articles, representing 68 disciplines. This amounts to 1.1 million pages altogether, which equals 270 linear feet of shelf space savings.

In 2015 alone, we added 226 journals and 856,000 articles, representing 5.5 million pages and 1,348 linear feet of shelf space savings.

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February 3, 2016
by Mat Blaine
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Pop Reading New & Improved!

New Titles

New Titles

Next time you walk by our popular reading collection on the main level behind the staircase, don’t be surprised when you see some flashy new dust jackets. That’s because we have just received our January batch of new popular publications from a variety of genres: thrillers, graphic novels, biographies, political exposes, literary fiction, and many more. This marks the first of many monthly arrivals of the newest publications, reviewed favorably by Kirkus, NPR, The New Yorker, and even McSweeney’s! Included in this month’s haul are titles like:

The Man Without a Shadow, by Joyce Carol Oates
Once a Crooked Man, by David McCallum
It’s What I Do, by Lynsey Addario
Step Aside Pops, by Kate Beaton
Dictator, by Robert Harris
Orphan X, by Gregg Hurwitz
The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson
The Blue Line, by Ingrid Betancourt
Undermajordomo Minor, by Patrick deWitt
And Many More!!

New titles will be coming every month, but if there is a particular book that you'd like to see on our shelves, stop by the circulation desk and let us know!

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January 29, 2016
by jkremer
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Library Spring Newsletter: Turning a Page

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We are turning a new page in library history as we say goodbye to our much loved Dean and University Librarian, Joan Overfield.  See Joan's message in the Spring 2016 Library newsletter.

In this newsletter, you can also learn about exciting changes to the building, tech advances and new material acquisitions, including databases. We also provide information about the 2016 Faculty Publishing Celebration - Panel and Lunch on Feb. 17. Faculty can REGISTER and SUBMIT WORK HERE.

Read the Newsletter @ http://thednlreport.fairfield.edu/library-newsletter-spring-2016/

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January 28, 2016
by jkremer
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Database Trial: IMF eLibrary

 The IMF eLibrary offers the entire International Monetary Fund catalog and a comprehensive archive of more than 15,000 publications of books and working papers and one million data series in searchable digitized formats. (Please note IMF data is also available for free at http://www.imf.org/en/data.) The books and working papers are downloadable. If this database is purchased, the books and working papers would be discoverable from within this database as well as through the Library catalog.

This database also offers online access to AREAER - The Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions that tracks the exchange rate and trade regimes of all members of the International Monetary Fund.

Please let us know what you think of this database by contacting Nina Peri or by completing our database evaluation form. Trial ends February 19th.

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