Friday, May 29, 2009

Cambridge Histories Online

Available now from Pierce Library! This unique historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. With access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content, Cambridge Histories Online is an invaluable resource, for undergraduates, graduates, lecturers and researchers alike. All the available volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas.

You can also link to By Database Subject or Name (beneath Find Journal / Newspaper Articles on the Pierce Library home page) to find Cambridge Histories Online on the alphabetical list of databases. Take a tour and browse subject areas that include American and British history, Music, Philosophy, Political and Social Theory, and more!

Friday, May 22, 2009

EOU Colloquium May 28

Plan to attend the next EOU colloquium on campus, if you live within traveling distance. Zachary Walter, Instructor of English/Writing in the College of Arts & Sciences will be presenting Essays on the End of the World: Creative & Philosophical Inquiry into Apocalyptic Preoccupation Thursday, May 28 at 4 pm in Ackerman Hall Room 210. Refreshments will be provided at 3:30 pm.

Walter will discuss human preoccupation with the end of the world and how his inquiry into its origins informs the evolution and creation of his present literary work-in-progress. In a glimpse inside his creative process, Walter will share his method as well as elaborate upon his inquiry into apocalyptic preoccupation from social, psychological, and theoretical points of perspective.

A list of Library resources for those who wish to explore the topic can be found on the Pierce Library home page beneath Patron Services.