Author Archives: Elizabeth Bowman

Book Give-Away begins for SBCC Reads 2011!

“Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine.”

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Looking for the newest information?

The periodical database ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER offers access to thousands of articles, updated daily.  Check it out today.

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24/7 books

Working in the middle of the night but still needing a good source? The Luria Library offers access to over 22,000 eBooks — full books, available to you with just … read more »

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Why would a library discard books?

It might seem odd that a library would discard books.  It seems like the opposite of what a library would do, since we are trying to provide you with resources rather than take … read more »

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Facts at your fingertips, part 1

Do you ever find yourself looking for a fast answer to a question in your homework or research and you remember the teacher has said “DON’T use Wikipedia!“? Not a … read more »

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Want another perspective on your health?

Try searching for information in AltHealthWatch, one of the databases provided to you by the library. It focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care … read more »

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We want YOU in the picture!

California libraries are collecting usage data, photos, and patron testimonials on California Library Snapshot Day: Monday, October 4.

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Banned Books Week

Celebrating the Freedom to Read

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INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY

Visit the Library and look at the Drawings from Darfur exhibit highlighting children’s account of what they have witnessed in Darfuri Refugee Camps.

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Gotta Dance? Gotta Act?

Gotta Dance? Gotta Act? or, at least, learn about dance, and theatre, and other performing arts? The Luria Library just added access to the International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance™ … read more »

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