Monthly Archives: November 2012

De architectura

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio was a Roman of the first-century B.C. He served in several of Julius Caesar’s campaigns, most likely as an engineer responsible for the construction and maintenance of the army encampment. Little else is known about his life sav… Continue reading

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Great Books for Scientists

Perhaps you heard about or attended the Gear Up! Build Your Research Toolkit event held in Fairchild Tower this afternoon.  In addition to information management tools, apps, and research support systems to help you tune up your research, we have for you a selection of books to help boost your productivity. Choose from print or online Career [...] Continue reading

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New Books in the Biomedical Libraries – November 2012

Obesity:  Prevention and Treatment Matthews-Fuller Library RC628 .O24 2012   Clinical Gynecologic Oncology Matthews-Fuller Library RC280.G5 D46 2012   Malignant:  Medical Ethicists Confront Cancer Matthews-Fuller Library RC263 .M25 2012   Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America Dana Library QL548 .B43 2012   Microbes and Evolution:  The World That Darwin Never Saw Dana [...] Continue reading

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“Gear Up!” Event – Build Your Research Toolkit

Get ready to GEAR UP!  with an information fair showcasing tools to manage your papers, find funding, store your data, and make working with information and data more effective. “Gear Up!”  -  Build Your Research Toolkit Coming Soon To A Location Near You: Thursday, November 29th from 1pm-3pm   (Fairchild Tower) Monday, December 3rd from 11am-1pm   (MacLean Engineering Sciences [...] Continue reading

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The Real Little Women

It’s no secret among Little Women fans that Louisa May Alcott based her beloved novel on her life growing up with three sisters. However, fewer people know just how much of the Alcott family’s work lies within the walls of Rauner Library. Though we are… Continue reading

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Wheatley’s Iliad

Phillis Wheatley was the first African American poet: born in West Africa in 1753, brought to America on the slave ship, The Phillis, she was sold into slavery at age eight to the Wheatley family in Boston. The Wheatley children provided her with a sol… Continue reading

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“Gear Up!” – Build Your Research Toolkit

Intersession is upon us … but don’t relax quite yet! Instead, get ready to GEAR UP!  Take advantage of the latest tools, apps, resources, and support available to help you with research information, funding, data, and collaboration. Coming Soon To A Location Near You!  ~~~~~~~~~~~ Thursday, November 29th from 1pm-3pm   (Fairchild Tower) Monday, December 3rd [...] Continue reading

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What is the Fiscal Cliff?

Click anywhere on the above image to read Andrew A. Samwick’s breakdown of the fiscal cliff. Andrew A. Samwick is the Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving ‘72a, P’10 Professor of Economics and the Director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller … Continue reading Continue reading

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Milk Money!

On our New Books Display today is Milk Money, the new book from Tuck’s own Kirk Kardashian! Click on the image below to link to the page in the library catalog: Here’s a link to a review of Milk Money … Continue reading Continue reading

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Trendy in Rauner

Looking through the glass case from the reading room, Rauner seems to be filled to the brim with rare books and manuscripts. While the library has its fair share of those, its shelves hold more than books. Our Realia collection, which supplements colle… Continue reading

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