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March 24, 2009

New books this week 3/24

A sample of the new books that arrived this week:

The Illustrated Hassle-Free Make Your Own Clothes Book
New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub. c2008
Link to MNCat record.

Norway Calling
Stockholm, Sweden : Arvinius förlag c2008
Link to MNCat record.

The Oldest Young Farmer
Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton 2007
Link to MNCat record.

North for the harvest : Mexican workers, growers, and the sugar beet industry
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press c2009
Link to MNCat record.

March 17, 2009

Spring Break Hours

Magrath Library has adjusted hours during spring break.
M-Th 8 am-5 pm
F (3/20) CLOSED
Sa (3/21) CLOSED

March 10, 2009

Excellent Podcasts for Spring Break Trips

Planning to do some traveling over spring break? Sure you could tote along a guidebook and read about Las Vegas or St. Petersburg, Florida, but why not try downloading an MP3 to listen to on the flight or an audio walking tour.
LoDingo: Digital Download Megastore www.lodingo.com
LoDingo offers a large selection of audio MP3 travel guides and tours for download. Some free downloads and samples.
Rick Steves www.ricksteves.com/news/podcast_menu.htm
Free MP3 files galore, including the complete archive of Steves’s radio program, excerpts from his TV show, and audio walking tours for cities in France and Italy.
Rough Guides Podcasts www.roughguides.com/website/travel/downloads/podcasts
Rough Guides authors give a few good tips on special things to do at the destination and will put listeners in the mood for their adventures.

Tourcaster tourcaster.com
Tourcaster offers a long list of MP3 tours, which range in price from $10 to $15; free excerpts available. Free guides and walking tours are also offered for many major cities.
Also, checkout listings in podcast directories, such as this from Podcast Alley: http://www.podcastalley.com/podcast_genres.php?pod_genre_id=16&start=0

*Suggestions from Library Journal, http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6639331.html?nid=2671&rid=1559597748&source=title

March 9, 2009

New Books This Week 3/9

Check out these and other current titles that just arrived at Magrath. You will find the new books display next to the current periodicals.

Diners, drive-ins, dives : an All-American road trip-- with recipes!
New York : William Morrow c2008
Link to MNCat record.

Into the jungle : great adventures in the search for evolution
San Francisco : Pearson Benjamin Cummings c2009
Link to MnCat record.

Retail buying : from basics to fashion
New York : Fairchild Publications c2003
Link to MNCat record.

March 2, 2009

New Books This Week 3/2

Check out these and other current titles that just arrived at Magrath. You will find the new books display next to the current periodicals.

Sins of the flesh : a history of ethical vegetarian thought.
Vancouver : UBC Press, 2008.
393 p.
Link to MNCat record.

Forms with a smile.
Oostkamp : Stichting Kunstboek, 2008.
155 p.
Link to MNCat record.

Alejandro Magallanes. New generation of design series.
Singapore : Page One, 2008.
215 p.
Link to MNCat record.
Green economics : an introduction to theory, policy and practice
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
224 p.
Link to MnCat record.