Thursday, August 27, 2015

September Library Hours


From August 31 through October 2, the library will be open for the following hours:

Monday - Thursday : 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : CLOSED

Sunday : CLOSED


If you have questions or need assistance when the library is closed, please send us an email at tclibrary@smumn.edu and we will get back to you as soon as possible when we are next open.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Library Hours: Short Closure on 8/12

Twin Cities Library will have slightly reduced hours tomorrow, Wednesday August 12, due to a staff event.  We will be closed between 12pm and 2pm. We will reopen at 2pm and will remain open until our modified closing time of 6pm that evening.

If you ever have any questions about the Twin Cities Library’s open hours, you can check our hours page or contact us using any of the methods below.


Phone: 612-728-5108

Email: tclibrary@smumn.edu

Or chat now via the library web page!

 Happy August!

Thursday, August 06, 2015

ProQuest temporarily down on Saturday, 8/8

ProQuest databases and resources will be temporarily unavailable this Saturday, August 8th, for routine maintenance and upgrades.  The services will be unavailable approximately from 11:00 PM (CST) on Saturday night through 7:00 AM (CST) Sunday morning.

Although articles stored in ProQuest databases (which includes ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, ProQuest Digital Microfilm, ProQuest Newspapers, and ProQuest Psychology Journals) will be unavailable during this time, all other databases should be functioning normally.

Questions?  Contact us, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Monday, August 03, 2015

August 2015 New Books

The dog days of summer are upon us, which means it’s time to wind down those summer classes and gear up for a new year of school! To help you prepare for the coming semester, the Twin Cities Library has gathered a special bunch of new books for this month, including many titles on psychology and information technology. Check out our new titles and start the new school year off on the right foot!



Indonesian Indigenous Weavers Festival 2005 [video]

The Bass Handbook of Leadership: Theory, Research, and Managerial Applications
Bass, Bernard M

Breaking the Code of Change
Beer, Michael

Handbook of Attachment, Second Edition: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications
Cassidy, Jude

Teaching for Joy and Justice: Re-Imagining the Language Arts Classroom
Christensen, Linda

Understanding the New Statistics: Effect Sizes, Confidence Intervals, and Meta-Analysis
Cumming, Geoff

Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice
Greene, Roberta R.

Women, Development, and the UN: A Sixty-Year Quest for Equality and Justice
Jain, Devaki

Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities
Kloos, Bret

Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
Krug, Steve

Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites
Morville, Peter

Rural Behavioral Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Guide
Stamm, B. Hudnall

Thursday, July 02, 2015

July 4th Holiday Hours

Twin Cities Library will be closed Friday, July 3rd - Sunday, July 5th for the Fourth of July. We will re-open with our modified summer hours on Monday, July 6th.

Have a wonderful and relaxing holiday weekend!


Wednesday, July 01, 2015

July 2015 New Books

Happy 4th of July!  Celebrate this delightfully red-white-and-blue holiday by finding some delightful new books to read at the library!  This month's new additions to the collection include several fascinating videos, a guide to Excel for all your spreadsheet needs, and most importantly: a great guide for graduate research that will help you knock out those papers and dissertations in no time!


Graduate Research Guidebook
Balian, Edward S.

Inquiry-based Learning for Faculty and Institutional Development
Blessinger, Patrick

Teaching for Joy and Justice: Re-Imagining the Language Arts Classroom
Christensen, Linda

Season of rains: Africa in the world
Ellis, Stephen

At the Heart of Leadership: How to Get Results with Emotional Intelligence
Freedman, Joshua

Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice
Greene, Roberta R.

Geropsychological Interventions in Long-Term Care
Hyer, Lee

Anesthesiologist's manual of surgical procedures
Jaffe, Richard A.

In our son's name [Video]
Jamison, Gayla

Mistaking Africa: Curiosities and inventions of the American mind
Keim, Curtis A.

A theory of personality: the psychology of personal constructs
Kelly, George

Cengage Advantage; Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities
Kloos, Brett

Excel 2010: The Missing Manual
MacDonald, Matthew

The Stanford Video Guide to Financial Statements: A Tale of Two Restaurants [Video]
Parker, George G. C.

Empowering children through art and expression: Culturally sensitive ways of healing trauma and grief
St. Thomas, Bruce

Rural Behavioral Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Guide
Stamm, B. Hudnall

Building academic success on social and emotional learning: What does the research say?
Zins, Joseph E.

Monday, June 01, 2015

June 2015 New Books

Summer is a great time to study! Take your books to the beach, on a picnic, or just out and about while you enjoy the sunny weather. Just remember to be careful near the pool – we still haven’t taught our books how to swim! We’re starting the summer off right with a wide variety of new books, including some test prep books to help you start off on the right foot.


Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
Bancroft, Lundy

Homo Mysterious: Evolutionary Puzzles of Human Nature
Barash, David P.

Moral Philosophy: Theories and Issues
Barcalow, Emmett

The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence
de Becker, Gavin

Sacred Calling, Secular Accountability: Law and Ethics in Complementary and Spiritual Counseling
Bullis, Ronald

Play Therapy with Abused Children
Cattanach, Ann

The Curse: A Cultural History of Menstruation
Delaney, Janice

The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain
Fallon, James

Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance
Francis, Richard C.

The Unconscious God
Frankl, Viktor E.

Helping Abused and Traumatized Children: Integrating Directive and Nondirective Approaches
Gil, Eliana

Play Therapy with Traumatized Children
Goodyear-Brown, Paris

Study Guide for the NCMHCE Exam DSM-5
Hutchinson, Linton

The New African Diaspora in North America: Trends, Community Building, and Adaptation
Konadu-Agyemang, Kwadwo

Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children
Malchiodi, Cathy A.

Developing the Leader Within You
Maxwell, John C.

Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought
Mitchell, Stephen A.

Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery
Reynolds, Garr

Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics
Salkind, Neil J.

Ethics: Theory and Practice
Thiroux, Jacques P.

Toward a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Path of Personal and Spiritual Transformation
Welwood, John