New Library Materials – June, July, August 2009

Videos/DVDs

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [Brad Pitt]

A Great Day in Harlem A Historic Gathering of Jazz Greats

American Outrage

Jimmy Wales Vision: Wikipedia and the Future of Free Culture

Adaptation

Running With Scissors

Shawshank Redemption

The March of the Bonus Army

China’s Lost Girls

Over Washington (aerial views of our great state)

Witness to History

Secrets of Lost Empires II: Medieval Siege

Gone With the Wind

Shackleton: The Greatest Survival Story of All Time (Kenneth Branagh)

Thomas Jefferson

Seattle Chronicle

Beloved

Their Eyes Were Watching God

General/Reference/ Technology

Hello World! Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners

Video over IP : IPTV, Internet video, H.264, P2P, web RV, and streaming : a complete guide to understanding the technology /

ICD-9-CM Vol. 1,2,3 (Health & Medicine Reference)

Social Issues

The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work

Souls in the Hands of a Tender God : Stories of the Search for Home and Healing on the Streets

The Rise of the Creative Class and How It’s Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life

Introducing Anthropology

Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives

Thirty Days has September: Cool Ways to Remember Stuff

A History of Fashion and Costume: Vol 1 – The Ancient World

The Ordeal of Change

Psychology/Philosophy

The Purpose of Boys: Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and Direction in Their Lives

The Rise of Modern Philosophy

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success How We Can Learn to Fulfill our Potential

 

Science

Hubble Imaging Space and Time

Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future

Good Germs, Bad Germs : Health and Survival in a Bacterial World

Microcosm: e. coli and the New Science of Life

The Drunkard’s Walk How Randomness Rules Our Lives

Applied Science / Medicine / Business

Toxic Psychiatry

Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer

The Secrets of Medical Decision Making: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of the Health Care Machine

Talking Back to Prozac: What Doctors Won’t Tell You about Today’s Most Controversial Drug

Education

The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need–and What We Can Do About It

A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix

 

Art/Drama/Writing/Literature

Novels into film.

Literature through Film : Realism, Magic, and the Art of Adaptation

Suttree

Byron: The Major Works

MLA handbook for writers of research papers.

Cradle Song a poem

Magazines

Make: Technology on Your time

The Progressive

Poets & Writers

Online Resources

36 Learning Games to Change the World

PhilPapers: Online Research in Philosophy

Bartelby

Literary Resources on the Net

Voice of the Shuttle

Fishbase.org

Of Mice and Men (Internet Video Streaming)

Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia

Jet Stream – Online School for Weather

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