Category: College Departments

National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates Hispanic and Latino American culture, heritage and contributions.
We have a recommended reading list for you, courtesy Diablo Valley College Library.
Full reading list:
Hispanic Heritage Month Website – history, fun facts, activities, educational resources, and much more:
Enjoy! ¡Unidos en Cultura!
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The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States Since 1960 by David G. Gutiérrez (Editor)
Call Number: E184.S75 C644 2004
ISBN: 0231118082
Publication Date: 2004-07-20

En Aquel Entonces by Manuel G. Gonzales (Editor)
Call Number: E184.M5 E45 2000
ISBN: 0253337658
Publication Date: 2000-07-22

Five Hundred Years of Chicano History in Pictures by Elizabeth Martinez (Editor)
Call Number: E184.M5 A16 1991
ISBN: 0963112309
Publication Date: 1991-12-01

Forgotten Dead by William D. Carrigan
Call Number: E184.M5 C3675 2017
ISBN: 9780190610692
Publication Date: 2017-01-12

From Out of the Shadows by Vicki L. Ruiz
Call Number: E184.M5 R86 1998
ISBN: 9780195374773
Publication Date: 2008-11-05

Harvest of Empire by Juan Gonzalez
Call Number: E184.S75 G655 2000
ISBN: 0670867209
Publication Date: 2000-03-06

Juana Briones of Nineteenth-Century California by Jeanne Farr McDonnell
Call Number: F864.B76 M38 2008
ISBN: 9780816525867
Publication Date: 2008-09-15

Mexicanos by Manuel G. Gonzales
Call Number: E184.M5 G638 2009
ISBN: 9780253353689
Publication Date: 2009-08-01

Our America by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Call Number: E184.S75 F46 2014
ISBN: 9780393239539
Publication Date: 2014-01-20

Raza Si! !Guerra No! by Lorena Oropeza
Call Number: E184.M5 O77 2005
ISBN: 9780520225114
Publication Date: 2005-04-25

Youth, Identity, Power by Carlos Munoz
Call Number: E184.M5 M85 2007
ISBN: 9781844671427
Publication Date: 2007-08-17

¡Chicana Power! by Maylei Blackwell
Call Number: E184.M5 B55 2011
ISBN: 0292726902
Publication Date: 2011-08-01

 

 

 

 

Need help adding WiFi or a printer? Visit the CIT HelpDesk for your tech support needs!

CIT HelpDesk is on the left (south) side of the Milne Library Main Floor, as you go through the main entrance.  The friendly and knowledgeable HelpDesk staff provides technical support for the SUNY Geneseo community including:

  • Network setup (including WiFi & VPN)
  • Adding printers
  • Academic software installation
  • Sign-out and support technology available for loan
  • Answering general computer questions

Additional useful links:

#MeetMilne #MilneLibrary #MeetCITHelpDesk

 

New Picture Books and Children/Young Adult Book Guide! Diversity, Makers, and much more!

TERC, School of Ed Students, kids, parents, and lovers of childrens’ books: Milne Library has acquired over 4 dozen new picture books!   Themes include celebrating diversity, makers, nature, friendship, survival stories, coping with grief, and much more.  We also have lots of educational toys, building sets,  and manipulatives!

List of newest picture books at Milne: https://libguides.geneseo.edu/new-picture-books-at-milne

Education (Lesson Planning Resources): Children’s/Young Adult Books:
https://libguides.geneseo.edu/lesson_planning/JUV/YA_Books

#Collections #TERC #childrensbooks #youngadult

Milne Library is open Labor Day Weekend!

 

Our Service Desk will be open and Access Services staff will be here to help you!

Labor Day Weekend Hours:

Saturday August 31  10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sunday September  1st  10:00 am – 1:00 am

Monday September 2nd (Labor Day)  7:30 am – 1:00 am

 

All Library Hours: https://www.geneseo.edu/library/library-hours

Need more help? https://libanswers.geneseo.edu/form.php?queue_id=483

Common Read 2019 Book: Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson

Students enrolling in this year’s Common Read Course (CMRD 101): this book is for you!   Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson.

More details are available on the  “Little Knight Time Reading” site: https://www.geneseo.edu/student_life/little-knight-time-reading

Brown Girl Dreaming, by Newberry Honor Author Jacqueline Woodson

 

 

 

AOP Summer Presentations at Milne!

Milne Library is once again helping to prepare AOP’s Summer Program students for their academic life by guiding them in a research project and poster session.  Congratulations to everyone for all their hard work!

Students created posters with their research findings on a topic related to the theme of civic engagement and the ideas contained in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Slideshow link is at AOP Summer 2019.

More information about the AOP Program is at  https://www.geneseo.edu/aop

Here are comments made by visitors in past years:

  • “I enjoyed talking to the students about their projects. They were lively and thoughtful in their explanations.”
  • “All of the posters looked great and I enjoyed seeing the look of pride on the students’ faces as they talked about their work.”
  • “I thoroughly enjoyed it 🙂  I am always so impressed by our students and love opportunities to interact with them.”
  • “The students were very well prepared and well informed.”

 

Public Databases via Milne! Feed your urge to learn!

CIA World Factbook, PubMed, New York Public Library, WorldCat, ERIC — these are just a few of many databases freely available to the community. Use them for your research needs, or feed your desire to learn!  Visit our Alumni and Community Services page for more. As always, check out our complete A-Z Databases List at https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php

Databases freely available:

  • Agricola – Citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators.
  • ArXiv – Open access to e-prints in Physics, Math, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library – A consortium of natural history and botanical libraries, collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
  • BioMedCentral Open Access – A publisher of open access journals in the sciences and medicine.
  • CIA World Factbook – Information on the history, people, government, economy, etc… for world entities.
  • CiteSeerX – Public search engine and digital library for scientific and academic papers, primarily in the fields of computer and information science.
  • ERIC – ERIC The world’s largest digital library of education literature.
  • GPO Access – Official, full-text information from the three branches of the Federal Government.
  • Google Scholar – Search engine for scholarly information from institutional repositories, publisher websites, etc…
  • Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf – Online reference materials in all subjects.
  • New York Public Library  – Some New York Public Library databases can be remotely accessed. Check the website for latest access information.
  • NOVELny – New York Online Virtual Electronic Library – provides free access for NY residents to databases such as Business & Company Resource Center, ProQuest Platinum, Grolier Online, and Health & Wellness Resource Center. Check the website for latest access information.
  • PubMed – Provides access to the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE and other related databases.
  • SciElo – Scientific Electronic Library Online Agricultural Sciences, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Applied Social Sciences, Engineering, Earth Sciences, Health Sciences, Human Sciences, Odontology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Health
  • Wellcome Library Major resource for medical history, contemporary medicine and biomedical science in society
  • Worldcat.org – Connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

US and Local History Resources via Milne!

Have a safe Fourth of July weekend! Historical map lovers, check out the U.S. Historical Maps Archive http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/states.html

govinfo.gov provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

New York State Historical Documents Inventory was created to make it easier for researchers to locate the primary source materials needed for the study of New York State’s history. http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/hdi.htm

US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. Requires Geneseo account sign-in.

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/americanstudies Milne Library’s American Studies LibGuide

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/localhistory Milne Library’s Local History LibGuide

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/history Milne Library’s History LibGuide

 

 

 

New Resource at Milne! Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/plex

This archive is one of the first digital archives covering  a broad assortment of both far-right and left political groups. It offers a diverse

mixture of materials, including periodicals, campaign propaganda, government records, oral histories, and various ephemera.

Using Geneseo account access, you can view search results graphically to see changes and comparisons in time, and save and download documents.

You can also find this database on the Milne Library A-Z Databases page, https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php