Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Globalization Week at Alexandria

March 25 - 29 is GLOBALIZATION week at the Alexandria Campus, with several seminars and other great educational opportunities on offer.  In honor of Globalization Week, why not check out one of these titles?

Allen, Robert C. Global Economic History: A Very short introduction.  HC51 .A56 2011

Appleby, Joyce. The Relentless Revolution: A History of capitalism.  HB501 .A648 2010

Eichengreen, Barry, Poonam Gupta, and Rajiv Kumar (editors). Emerging Giants: China and India in the world economy.  HC427.95 .E44 2010

Featherstone, Mike (editor). Global Culture: Nationalism, globalization and modernity.  HM101 .G56 1990

Findlay, Ronald and Kevin H. O’Rourke.  Power and Plenty: Trade, war, and the world economy in the second millennium.  HF1379 .F559 2007

Greenwald, Bruce C. and Judd Kahn. Globalization: The Irrational fear that someone in China will take your job.  HF1379 .G744 2009

Holbrook, Kate, Ann S. Kim, Brian Palmer, and Anna Portnoy (editors). Global Values 101: A Short course.  HM681 .G55 2006

Jacques, Martin. When China Rules the World: The End of the western world and the birth of a new global order.  JZ1734 .J33 2009

Lechner, Frank J. and John Boli (editors). The Globalization Reader, 4th edition.  HF1359 .G59 2012

Muldoon, Jr., James P., JoAnn Fagot Aviel, Richard Reitano, and Earl Sullivan (editors). The New Dynamics of Multilateralism: Diplomacy, international organizations, and global governance. JZ1305 .N46 2011
Polanyi, Karl. The Great Transformation: The Political and economic origins of our time.  HC53 .P6 2001

Polet, François and CETRI (editors). Globalizing Resistance: The State of struggle.  HM881 .G5596 2004

Rivoli, Peitra.  The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy.  HD9969.S6 R58 2005

Singer, Peter. One World: The Ethics of globalization.  JZ1318 .S583 2002

Sjursen, Katie (editor). Globalization: The Reference shelf.  JZ1318 .G579 2000

Skidelsky, Robert and Christian Westerlind Wigström (editors). The Economic Crisis and the State of Economics.  HB3717 2008 .E36 2010

Spence, Michael. The Next Convergence: The Future of economic growth in a multispeed world.  HD82 .S694 2011

Stiglitz, Joseph E. Freefall: America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy. HB3722 .S842 2010

Stiglitz, Joseph E. Making Globalization Work.  HF1359 .S753 2006

Tétreault, Mary Ann and Robert A. Denemark (editors). Gods, Guns, and Globalization: Religious radicalism and international political economy.  BL238 .G637x 2004

Turner, Bryan S. (editor). The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies. HM626 .R68x 2010

Friday, March 08, 2013

Walk a Mile in Someone Else's Shoes...

...read an autobiography!  From sports stars to singers to writer, artists & architects, the Alexandria Campus Library has a wealth of biographical information.  Check one out today (there are even some videos for Spring Break).

Anderson, Marian.  My Lord, what a morning, an autobiography.  ML420.A6 A3

Auchincloss, Louis.  Theodore Roosevelt: The Rough Riders, an autobiography.  E725.45.1st. R64 2004

Chaplin, Joyce E., editor.  Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography.  E302.6.F7 A2 2012

Clemens, Samuel.  Autobiography of Mark Twain.  PS1331.A2 2010

Corbijn, Anton.  Control: The Tragic tale of the singer of Joy Division.  AV ML420.C987 C872x 2008

Eggers, David.  What is the what: A Novel.  PS3605.G48 W43 2007

Evers-Williams, Myrlie and Manning Marable.  The Autobiography of Medgar Evers: A Hero’s life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches.   F349.J13 E92 2005

Franklin, John Hope.  Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin.  E175.5.F73 A3 2005

Gidding, Joshua.  Failure: An autobiography.  PS3557.I24 Z46x 2007

Holiday, Billie.  Lady Day: The Many faces of Billie Holiday.  AV ML420.H58 L33938x 2009

Holiday, D. Alexander.  In the care of strangers: The Autobiography of a foster child.  PS3608.O4843 Z46x 2010

Iacocca, Lee.  Iacocca: An Autobiography.  HD9710.U52 I25 2007

King, B.B. Blues all around me: The Autobiography of B.B. King.  ML420.K473 A3 2011

Maradona, Diego Armando.  Maradona: The Autobiography of soccer’s greatest and most controversial star.  GV942.7.M32 A3 2007

Masuda, Sayo.  Autobiography of a geisha.  GT3412.7.M37 A3 2005

Matson, Molly.  An independent woman: The Autobiography of Edith Guerrier.  Z720.G89 A3 1992

Matthews, Pamela R.  Ellen Glasgow: The Woman within.  PS3513.L34 Z47 1994

Rodriguez, Richard.  Hunger of memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez, an autobiography. F870.M5 R62 2005

Roy, Jody M.  Autobiography of a recovering skinhead: The Frank Meeink Story.  HV6439.U5 M44 2010

Rusesabagina, Paul.  An Ordinary man: An autobiography.  DT450.443.R87 A3 2006

Wright, Frank Lloyd.  An Autobiography.  NA737.W7 A2 2005

Friday, March 01, 2013

Tools You Can Use

Training Opportunity from Learning and Technology Resources – discover the treasures of the Library Homepage

Did you know from the library homepage you can:

• Point students to one of our new online research guides developed for specific courses or assignments

• Stream thousands of video clips or link to them in BlackBoard

• Access online image databases for instruction or presentations

• Listen to audiobooks online

• Assist students with citations (or help yourself negotiate copyright)

• Read the Washington Post all the way back to 1877

• Access hundreds of databases that are also being used by our counterparts at GMU, UVa, and more

All workshops will take place in Bisdorf 327 and will last approximately 30 minutes. Please join us for one of the following times:

Monday March 4th 1pm

Tuesday March 5th 8.30am

Wednesday March 6th 11.30am

Thursday March 7th 3pm

Friday March 8th 9.30am