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

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Summer Library Hours

Due to staff shortages, the Twin Cities Library will be operating at reduced hours for the summer, beginning on Monday June 1, 2015.  During this time, our hours will be:

Monday - Thursday : 9:00 am - 6:00 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, May 19, 2015

May Holday Hours

Twin Cities Library will be closed Saturday, May 23rd - Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day weekend. We will re-open Tuesday, May 26th at 9am.


Have a wonderful and relaxing holiday weekend!

Friday, May 01, 2015

May 2015 New Books

If April showers bring May flowers, what does April snowfall bring?  Here at the Twin Cities Library, it brings new books!  This month's  selection of new offerings includes a wide variety of books on counseling and psychotherapy, as well as a number of resources on organizational change and learning.  Take a look at these great new titles below, or take a look in SuperSearch for more related resources!


Organization Development: The Process of Leading Organizational Change
Anderson, Donald L.

Social Foundations of Thought and Action: A Social Cognitive Theory
Bandura, Albert

Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans
Benuto, Lorraine T.

Guide to Psychological Assessment with Asians
Benuto, Lorraine T.

The Hoarding Handbook: A Guide for Human Service Professionals
Bratiotis, Christiana

Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior: The Pharmacology of Drug Use Disorders
Brick, John

Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning: A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices
Brookfield, Stephen D.

Brave New Schools: Challenging Cultural Illiteracy Through Global Learning Networks
Cummins, Jim

E-Learning in the 21st Century: A Framework for Research and Practice
Garrison, D. Randy

Hidden Roads: Nonnative English-Speaking International Professors in the Classroom
Hendrix, Katherine G.

Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin [video]

Increasing Multicultural Understanding
Locke, Don C.

Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods: Integrating Theory and Practice
Patton, Michael Q.

Change Competence: Implementing Effective Change
ten Have, Steven

Thursday, April 30, 2015

4/30: Library closing at 6:00pm

Due to staffing shortages, Twin Cities Library will be closed Thursday evening. Regular hours will resume on Friday, May 1st.

Friday, May 1st: Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 2nd: Open 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Thank you for your patience.