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September 17
New Relax & Read books

Space ships, aliens, and future worlds invade our Relax and Read cover

Robogenesis by Daniel H. Wilson
Regrouping after the epic war, humans and machines work to restore the world and defeat the villians.

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
A renowned clairvoyant is imprisoned in a secret facility by an alien race seeking to control her gift.  The one who is her keeper has other intentions.

book coverRescue Mode by Ben Bova and Less Johnson
Stranded on Mars after a collision with a meteor, the crew struggles to repair their ship with the hopes of returning to Earth, while politics back home hinder their rescue.​ 

Dark Eden by Chris Beckett
A young colonist on the planet Eden breaks with the rules and sets out to explore his world beyond the settlement.

August 29
Labor Day weekend hours

​The library hours for the holiday weekend are:

  • Saturday August 30, 9am-5pm
  • Sunday August 31, 11am-6pm
  • Monday September 1, Closed

Regular hours resume on Tuesday, September 2.  See the full list of library hours on our website.

Happy Labor Day!

August 19
New JSTOR collections now available

JSTOR logoOscar Rennebohm Library strives to provide the Edgewood College community with the best scholarly resources for our departments of study and areas of academic interest. We listened to what you needed.  We are pleased to announce our recent subscription to several JSTOR collections containing over 680 titles (with access to millions of articles from dates ranging as far back as 1665) in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Life Sciences, adding extensive resources to our Language and Literature Collection.

You can access this resource and all of the library’s resources from our handy A-Z Resource List, as well as Research Guides by subject.

Whether you are in your dorm or campus office, at home or on the go, you can access full text articles for your research needs.

Let us know what you need! Suggest a purchase any time and the library will continue to add resources as funding is made available.

We appreciate your input!

August 11
Edgewood Review 2014 now available online

2014-08-11.jpgOur digital collection of Edgewood Literary Journals has been updated with the 2014 issue of the Edgewood Review.

The online collection of Edgewood Literary Journals features the writings and artwork of Edgewood College Students from 1932 to the present.  Links to access this digital collection are below.

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.

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

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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

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

Art Therapy and Health Care
includes chapter by Janice Havlena

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

I Am Not A Pioneer
by Adam Fell

End Of The Fire Cult
by Angela Woodward

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

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

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

The Human Mind
by Angela Woodward

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

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

by Andrew Wit

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

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

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

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

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

Hurdy Gurdy
by J. Chlöe Braun

Flight Into Danger
by E.K. Barber

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

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

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