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July 24
New database: Ovid Nursing Full-Text Plus

2014-07-24.pngTo enhance service to traditional and new nursing programs, the library is pleased to announce our recent subscription to Ovid Nursing Full-Text PLUS.

Ovid Nursing Full-Text PLUS offers over 45 premier full text journals from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW).  Key titles included in this collection are American Journal of Nursing, Advances in Nursing Science, Computers Informatics Nursing, and Nurse Practitioner.  We are also excited that the collection includes several high-demand DNP requested titles:  Nursing Administration Quarterly, Nursing Management, JONA, Nursing Economic$ and Journal of Nursing Care Quality.   See a complete list of the available journals in Ovid Nursing Full-Text Plus.

You can access Ovid Nursing Full-Text Plus from our A-Z Resource List, Nursing Resources, and other relevant pages.

With full text, unlimited simultaneous users, 24/7 access available to all Edgewood students and faculty, regardless of location, we will no longer subscribe to the print format of the titles in this collection.

July 16
New Relax & Read books

New summer reads are available on the relax & read shelf.

book cover

Carsick by John Waters
Starting in Baltimore, Waters hitchhikes his way to San Francisco and relays stories about all that happens in between.




book cover
The Closer, My Story
by Mariano Rivera

The 13-time All Star is considered by many to be the best relief pitcher of all time.  He tells his story from his upbringing in Panama to his stardom on the field.




book coverLone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
Luttrell is the only Seal to make it back from a harrowing mission in Afghanistan. He relates details about the battle but more importantly, tells the story of the men who were part of his team.





June 30
4th of July weekend hours

​The library will close at 1pm on Thursday July 3, and be closed along with the college on:

  • Friday, July 4
  • Saturday, July 5
  • Sunday, July 6
Regular library hours resume on Monday July 7.  See the library hours page for details.

Happy Independence Day!


June 02
Library computers now running Office 2013

2014-06-02.png​All of the computers in the library are now running Microsoft Office 2013.

For help and more information on using Office 2013, check the Microsoft website for:

The Edgewood College Information Technology Services will also be holding Office 2013 training sessions this summer.

May 21
Memorial Day weekend
The library will be closed on Saturday May 24, through Monday May 26.  Library hours resume on Tuesday, May 27.

Happy Memorial Day!

May 01
Edgewood College authors

​To coincide with Edgewood Faculty/Staff Recognition event on May 5, the library is honoring Faculty and Staff during the month of May with a display of books written by Edgewood College Faculty.

Some titles we've added to our collection over the past ten years include:

The Past That Might Have Been, the Future That May Come:
Women Writing Fantastic Fiction, 1960s to the Present

by Lauren Lacey
2014

In Warm Blood: A Story of Privilege and Prison, Hurt and Heart
by Judith Adrian
2014

Art Therapy and Health Care
includes chapter by Janice Havlena
2013

Theatrical Improvisation: Short Form, Long Form, and Sketch-based Improv
by Jeanne Leep
2013

I Am Not A Pioneer
by Adam Fell
2011

End Of The Fire Cult
by Angela Woodward
2010

Central America and Mexico: Efforts and Obstacles in Creating Ethical Organizations
and Ethical Economy
(Journal of Business Ethics supplement)
edited by Denis Collins and Julie Whitaker
2009

Self-help Tech Support
by Monica Oboagwina O.P.
2009

Dr. Joe: A Lifetime of Service. A Biography of Joseph Schmiedicke
by Mary Ellen Gevelinger, O.P
2009

The Human Mind
by Angela Woodward
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2007

Becoming God's Beloved: In the Company of Friends
by Mary Margaret Pazdan
2007

The Black Panthers in the Midwest: The Community Programs and Services
of the Black Panther Party in Milwaukee, 1966-1977

by Andrew Wit
2007

For My People: The Art of Elizabeth Catlett
includes an essay by Melanie Anne Herzog
2006

Milton Rogovin: The Making of a Social Documentary Photographer
by Melanie Anne Herzog
2006

Blind Spot: A Mystery
by J. Chlöe Braun and Lynette Rebeiro
2006

Samuel Mazzuchelli, American Dominican: Journeyman, Preacher, Pastor, Teacher
by Mary Nona McGreal
2005

Teaching Nursing Care of Chronic Illness: A Storied Approach to Whole Person Care
by Pamela Minden and Colleen Gullickson
2005

Hurdy Gurdy
by J. Chlöe Braun
2003

Flight Into Danger
by E.K. Barber
2003

The Longest Faculty Strike in U.S. Higher Education: Perspectives From Key Participants
Denis Collins, guest editor
2003

Stop by and check out the writings of Edgewood College authors.

April 30
Free coffee and extended hours
2014-05-02.jpgIt's that time of the semester again.  Beginning Monday, May 5, the library will have free coffee, tea, and the occasional treat, to keep you going when you're working on final projects and studying for exams.

Bring your own mug!

We're also extending our hours starting on Tuesday, May 6 (most nights we'll be open until 1am).  See the library hours for a complete schedule.

April 25
New Relax & Read books

New Relax & Read books show up on our shelves as well as on some “Best of” lists.

Book cover: Americanah

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The story of two young lovers who are separated during their escape from Nigeria and their reunion many years later.




Book cover: The CircleThe Circle by Dave Eggers
Mae goes to work at the world’s most powerful internet company and is swept up in the plan to know everything about everybody.




Book cover: The DinerThe Dinner by Herman Koch
While sharing a meal, two couples each set out to protect their son from the others’ and lessen the impending tragedy that has involved them all. 




Book cover: The Unchangeable Spots of LeopardsThe Unchangeable Spots Of Leopards by Kristopher Jansma
A young, hopeful writer is dogged by his best friends success as a writer and discouraged by his inability to get the girl of his dreams.



April 16
Easter weekend

​The library (and college) will be closed Friday, April 18 through Sunday April 20.  On Monday, April 21, the library will be open from 6pm until midnight.

See the library hours page for our full schedule.


April 14
Library internet connection issues

​Computers in the library and on the wireless network have been experiencing intermittent problems connecting to the internet.  The Edgewood Information Technology Services Office is monitoring the situation, and hopes to have it resolved soon.  Thank you for your patience.

If you do experience problems, please report them to the Technology Assistance Center.  It would be helpful for them to know which library computer (or wireless network) you were using, and the time & day it happened.

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