Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Happy Holidays!

Alexandria Campus Library whishes everyone a happy and healthy holiday season. Check out some of our seasonal titles:

One Christmas in Washington: The Secret Meeting Between Churchill and Roosevelt that Changed the World. D750 B46 2005

Christmas with the Rat Pack. AV M2065 S563 C58x 2004

Nutcracker Nation: How an Old World Ballet Became a Christmas Tradition in the New World. GV1790 N8 F57 2003

Inventing Christmas: How Our Holiday Came To Be. GT4985 E413 2002

Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce. D530 W45 2001

Joy to the World: Two Thousand Years of Christmas. GT4985 J77 2000

A Christmas Carol. PR4572 C68

The Library will close at 5pm on Dec 21 and reopen at 8.30am on Thursday Jan 3.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Exams over?

If your exams are over (or if your grading is done!) why not reward yourself with a good film.
Check out these and other new DVD titles in the Library's Feature Film section.

Before the Fall.

Belly of an Architect.

Billy Eliot.

Billy Liar.


Boyfriends & Girlfriends.


Come See the Paradise.

Cowboys & Angels.

Das Boot.

Emperor's Club.



Nowhere in Africa.

Pan's Labyrinth.

The Queen.

Run Lola Run.

Voce Del Luna.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Calling All Science Types!

New science, ecology, and nature titles:

The Naked Emperor: Darwinism Exposed. BL263 L328x 2006

First in Line: Tracing Our Ape Ancestry. GN281 G86 2005

Why Animals Matter: The Case For Animal Protection. HV4764 W55 2007

Sex, Drugs, and DNA: Science's Taboos Confronted. Q162 S7693x 2006

Science Rules: A Historical Introduction to Scientific Methods. Q175 S34226 2004

Deep Sky Objects: The Best and Brightest from Four Decades of Comet Chasing. QB64 L478 2005

Marswalk One: First Steps on a New Planet. QB641 S4815 2005

Men Who Made A New Physics. QC15 C4 1987

An Inconvenient Truth: Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It. QC981.8 G56 G67 2006

Nontraditional Careers for Chemists: New Forulas in Chemistry. CAR QD39.5 B25 2007

Wolves: Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. QL737 C22 W6477 2003

Understanding Medicinal Plants: Their Chemistry and Therpeutic Action. RS164 H276 2005

Useless Arithmetic: Why Environmental Scientists Can't Predict the Future. TD171.8 P55 2007

Saturday, December 08, 2007

Go Around the World

and never leave your Library.

Explore world cultures and histories with some of these new titles on world history:

Morrocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges. DT305 H69 2005

Morrocco: From Empire to Independence. DT314 P46x 2003

Kenya: A Struggle for Democracy. JQ2947 A91 K457x 2007

Kenya: The Quest For Prosperity. DT433.58 M55 1994

A History of Nepal. DS494.5 W43 2005

Africa Since Independence. DT30.5 N84 2004

The History of Ethiopia. DT381 A45 2007

A Short History of Cambodia: From Empire to Survival. DS554.5 T85 2005

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Put some art in your life

Get down with your arty self and check out some of these new art, photography and theatre titles:

Art and Performance Live. NX600 P47 L58x 2004 (why does performance art always seem to involve public nudity)

Costume and Fashion a Concise History. REF GT511 L39 2002

History of the American Theatre from its Origins to 1832. PN2237 D86 2005

Photography Reborn: Image Making in the Digital Era. TR267 L57 2005

National Gallery of Art Washington: A World of Art. N856 R434 1998

Manga: Masters of Art. PN6790 J32 L44x 2005

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Study Early -- Study Late

Once again the Alexandria Campus Library will observe the last week of classes and exam week with special extended hours. The Library will open half an hour early and close an hour late:

Dec. 3- Dec. 17, 2007

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Keep up your strength with the Library's popular Late Night Study break. Each evening at 9.30pm come to the Library and enjoy a cup of coffee or cocoa, have a cookie or a chocolate.

Good luck to everyone studying for exams!

Monday, December 03, 2007

Traffic Jam

Stuck in traffic? Need a good read? Check out one of our new titles on traffic & transport:

Taking the High Road: A Metropolitan Agenda for Transportation Reform. HE308 T35 2005

Still Stuck in Traffic: Coping With Peak-Hour Traffic Congestion. HE355.3 C64 D69 2004

Urban Mass Transit: The Life Story of a Technology. TA1205 P67 2007

The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro. HE4491 W44 W376 2006