Are you planning to go to the Career Fair on Friday, Feb. 26? Head down to the Monterey Conference Center from 10-3 for panels and presentations with a networking reception begining at 4. See more info here. And while you are thinking career and job search, stop by our front lobby to see a display of current books from our excellent Career Collection. We have books that will help you with your resumes, cover letters, and interviews. Our career books are available for 1-week checkout – including the books in the display case!Read More
These new reference books are here to help you with your research:
Yearbook of Labour Statistics BUSINESS REFERENCE HD4826.I63 2008
The new edition of this annual publication from the International Labour Office has international employment and wage data.
Say it in Spanish: a Guide for Health Care Professionals REFERENCE R121.J69 2004
More than a glossary, this book has terms, phrases, sentences and questions that might come up in a medical setting.
The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace REFERENCE JZ5533.O95 2010
A beautiful new 4-volume work.
The Terrorist List REFERENCE HV6433.M5M53 2009
A Who’s Who of terrorism.
National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations BUSINESS REFERENCE AS29.5.N38 2010
We’re pleased to announce that we now have a subscription to Chungang Ilbo = Korea Daily. Unlike other Korean newspaper subscriptions we’ve had, we will be receiving Korea Daily within a couple of days of its publication (the Feb. 6 issue arrived this morning). This new newspaper is shelved on our second floor near the magazine and journal back issues – you may have noticed that we moved our newspaper collection during the winter break.Read More
We’ve just added a new online journal – Journal of International Peacekeeping – with access dating from 2009. This quarterly journal looks at legal and policy issues of international peacekeeping. You’ll find the journal via our Periodicals AtoZ List that is linked to the library home page.Read More
We’ve just added a new online database for translation studies research called TSA Online. This database combines two indexes published by St. Jerome (you may know them as the publisher of many excellent books in the field) – Translation Studies Abstracts and Bibliography of Translation Studies. It’s an index with abstracts of journal articles, articles in edited volumes and dissertations. To access TSA Online, go to our Databases, EJournal and EBook page. You’ll find a link to the database on the full list, as well as on the Translation Databases list.Read More
ESL students, translators and lovers of words and language will like Wordnik. Search a word and find definitions from several sources including American Heritage Dictionary, examples, related words, pronunications, frequency, and etymology. Wordnik was created by a team of word enthusiasts which includes a former editor-in-chief for American dictionaries at Oxford University Press, a computational linguist and a corpus librarian.
Today’s word of the day on Wordnik? Beeswing.Read More
If you are interested in organic farming and sustainable agriculture, you’ll be happy with our new subscription to Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. The journal is published 8 times a year by Taylor & Francis. Our subscription is online only with issues dating from 1997 – you’ll find the link by searching for this title on Periodicals AtoZ. Thanks to Professor Jeff Langholz for recommending this title!Read More