December 2009 RodCast Articles

Interim Building Hours

Monday, December 21, 2009 - 1:00pm - The Library will be open during the break between fall and spring semesters. December 21-24 (Mon.-Thurs.): 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.December 25, 2009 - January 3, 2010: ClosedJanuary 4-8 (Mon.-Fri.): 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.January 9 (Sat.): 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.January 10 (Sun.): 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.Regular spring semester hours begin January 11th.Have a great break!

Problem Solved: Journal vs. Magazine

Monday, December 14, 2009 - 2:54pm - This content requires Flash. To view this content download Flash player at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ This video shows you how to distinguish between scholarly journal and popular magazine.

December Exhibits at Rod Library

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 4:38pm - For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page.

The Circle

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 11:44am - Harry Potter, Twilight, The Hunger Games, Where the Wild Things Are….are adults reverting back to their childhoods? Although crossover literature is not a new phenomenon, the proliferation of youth books that are on the bestseller lists and that are nominated for major adult literary awards is. Approximately 26,000 youth books are published each year, and even in our hard economic times, youth book sales are still very high. But, why are so many adults (19 and Up) reading children’s and young adult literature so voraciously? Why now?  Good literature is good literature, regardless of its intended audience.   So, what is good youth literature and what isn’t? ... Read More
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