Tuesday, March 01, 2016

March 2016 New Books

A change of seasons is just around the corner, and Twin Cities Library has all the books you need to get in the swing of spring! This month, our new books include many titles on conducting and analyzing research, as well as resources on productivity, culture, and more!



Spatial analysis, GIS, and remote sensing applications in the health sciences
Albert, D.

DSM-V clinical cases
Barnhill, J.

The new manhood: The handbook for a new kind of man
Biddulph, S.

Media & culture: Mass communication in a digital age
Campbell, R.

Reliability and validity assessment
Carmines, E.

Notorious RBG: The life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Carmon, I.

Marketing research: Methodological foundations
Churchill, G.

Heart of change field guide
Cohen, D.

A practice of anesthesia for infants and children
Cote, C.

The handbook of conflict resolution: Theory and practice
Deustch, M.

Multiattribute evaluation
Edwards, W.

Survey kit, volumes 1 - 9
Fink, A.

SAGE handbook of mentoring and coaching in education
Fletcher, S.

The Wiley handbook of art therapy
Gussak, D.

Tests of significance
Henkel, R.

Analysis of ordinal data
Hildebrand, D.

Academic freedom in the age of the college
Hofstadter, R.

Forensic accounting
Hopwood, W.

Analysis of variance
Iversen, G.

Using published data: Errors and remedies
Jacob, H.

Factor analysis: Statistical methods and practical issues
Kim, J.

Introduction to factor analysis: What it is and how to do it
Kim, J.

The missionary and the diviner
Kirwen, M.

Discriminant analysis
Klecka, W.

Multidimensional scaling
Kruskal, J.

Canonical analysis and factor comparison
Levine, M.

Magnitude scaling, quantitative measurement of opinions
Lodge, M.

Confirmatory factor analysis: A preface to LISREL
Long, S.

Making sense of adult learning
MacKeracher, D.

Analyzing panel data
Markus, G.

Breakpoint: The changing marketplace for higher education
McGee, J.

Transactions and strategies: Economics for management
Michaels, R.

Time series analysis: Regression techniques
Ostrom, C.

Ethics in psychotherapy and counseling: A practical guide
Pope, K.

Analysis of nominal data
Reynolds, H.

My years with General Motors
Sloan, A.

Research designs
Spector, P.

Multiple indicators: An introduction
Sullivan, J.

Personal productivity secrets: Do what you never thought possible with your time
Thomas, M.

Presenting to win: The art of telling your story
Weissman, J.

Analysis of covariance
Wildt, A.

Monday, February 01, 2016

February 2016 New Books

Now that the new year is well under way, it’s time to buckle down and fulfill those resolutions. If you resolved to read more this year, then the Twin Cities Library is here to help you meet your goal! This month, our new books include such fascinating topics as writing, organizational theory, and psychotherapy treatment planning. Stop by today and grab the great reads!


Why nations fail: the origins of power, prosperity, and poverty
Acemoglu, D.

Quantitative methods for business
Anderson, D.

Leveraging the new human capital: Adaptive strategies, results achieved, and stories of transformation
Burud, S.

Designing and conducting research in education
Drew, C.

The ID casebook: Case studies in instructional design
Ertmer, P.

Keeping the Millennials: Why Companies Are Losing Billions in Turnover to This Generation- and What to Do About It
Ferri-Reed, J.

Getting to Yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in
Fisher, R.

Healthcare human resource management
Flynn, W.

Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment-Challenged Children with Severe Behaviors
Forbes, H.

How to design and evaluate research in education
Fraenkel, J.

Managerial Economics: A Problem-Solving Approach
Froeb, L.

Essentials of Marketing Research
Hair, J.

Communicating for results
Hamilton, C.

Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement
Hattie, J.

Attachment : Focused Family Therapy
Hughes, D. A.

How writing works with readings: a guide to composing genres
Jack, J.

Business Research Projects
Jankowicz, A.

Churchill/Ford/Walker's Sales Force Management
Johnston, M.

The adolescent psychotherapy treatment planner
Jongsma, A.

The Child Psychotherapy Treatment Planner
Jongsma, A.

The Family Therapy Treatment Planner
Jongsma, A.

Clinical ethics: a practical approach to ethical decisions in clinical medicine
Jonsen, A.

A Self Made of Words: Crafting a distinctive persona in nonfiction writing
Klaus, C. H.

A sense of urgency
Kotter, J.

Universal Principles of Design
Lidwell, W.

Organizational Theory in Higher Education
Manning, K.

The Abundant Community: Awakening the power of families and neighborhoods
McKnight, J.

Building School-based Teacher Learning Communities: Professional Strategies to Improve Student Achievement
McLaughlin, M. W.

Medical geography
Meade, M.

The real world reader: a rhetorical reader for writers
Miller, J.

Leadership and spirit: Breathing new vitality and energy into individuals and organizations
Moxley, R.

The Couples Psychotherapy Treatment Planner
O’Leary, K.

Artful work: Awakening joy, meaning, and commitment in the workplace
Richards, D.

Falling upward: spirituality for the second half of life
Rohr, R.

Improving performance: how to manage the white space on the organization chart
Rummler, G.

Dear Committee Members
Schumacher, J.

College (Un)bound: the future of higher education
Selingo, J. J.

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Stevenson, B.


Evaluative research
Suchman, E.

Reasoning with statistics: simplified examples in communications research
Williams, F.

The 10 lenses: Your guide to living & working in a multicultural world
Williams, M.

The Non-Designer's Design Book
Williams, R.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

New Service: 24/7 Chat Assistance!


This just in:  library assistance is now available 24/7!

Twin Cities Library is happy to announce the launch of our Chat Now feature, an instant messaging service that lets you get live help 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  This service benefits all students, faculty, and staff, but particularly online students and faculty who live in different time zones.

To ask a question, simply select the Chat Now link (on the library's homepage or SuperSearch results page), type your question, and a librarian will help you within seconds.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Library Hours: MLK Jr. Day, Jan. 18

Twin Cities Library will have slightly reduced hours on Monday, January 18, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  We will be closing after 6pm.

If you ever have any questions about the Twin Cities Library’s open hours, you can check our blog 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!



Wednesday, December 16, 2015

December 2015 New Books

It's winter time again!  Why not cozy up indoors with a nice warm blanket and one of our brand new books?  Or, if you're enjoying the warmth outdoors, read outside and enjoy the nice weather while it lasts!  This time, we have a great variety of new books, on topic from GIS to play therapy to astronomy.  What will you read this month?




Perfect Daughters: Adult Daughters of Alcoholics.
Ackerman, R. J.

The Thinking Heart: Three levels of psychoanalytic therapy with disturbed children
Alvarez, A.

Interpreting the MMPI-2-RF
Ben-Porath, Y. S.

Reclaim Your Life: You and the Alcoholic/Addict
Bennett, C.

The Essential Cosmic Perspective (6th Edition)
Bennett, J. O.

Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership
Bolman, L. G.

Reflective Practice: Writing and Professional Development
Bolton, G.

Communicating design: developing web site documentation for design and planning
Brown, D. M.

Sketching user experiences: getting the design right and the right design
Buxton, W.

Deconstructing privilege: teaching and learning as allies in the classroom
Case, K.

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Chang, K.

Play therapy interventions to enhance resilience
Crenshaw, D. A.

Designing the New American University
Crow, M. M.

Community Geography: GIS in action
English, K.

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Fink, S.

Versions of Academic Freedom: From Professionalism to Revolution
Fish, S. E.

The GIS guide for local government officials
Fleming, C.

Universe
Freedman, R. A.

The Public Speaking Playbook
Gamble, T. K.

Working with children to heal interpersonal trauma: The power of play
Gil, E.

Big magic: Creative living beyond fear
Gilbert, E.

Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models, Tools and Techniques of Organizational Change
Green, M.

21st Century Astronomy (3rd Edition)
Hester, J. J.

The end of American labor unions: the right-to-work movement and the erosion of collective bargaining
Hogler, R. L.

Forms that Work: Designing Web Forms for Usability
Jarrett, C.

Convergence culture: where old and new media collide
Jenkins, H.

Spreadable media: creating value and meaning in a networked culture
Jenkins, H.

The Dewitt Jones collection [DVD]
Jones, D.

Berkeley in the Sixties [DVD]
Kitchell, M.

The Abolition of Man
Lewis, C. S.

Writing in Psychology
Miller, S. A.

Miss Evers Boys [DVD]

Map Use: reading, analysis, and interpretation
Muehrcke, P.

Beyond Maps: GIS and decision making in local government
O’Looney, J.

Leading Change: the argument for values-based leadership
O’Toole, J.

Getting to know ArcGIS desktop
Ormsby, T.

Long-Term Care Managing Across the Continuum
Pratt, J. R.

Going from the projects to PhD: Transcending my geography
Pye, Y.

Game Changer: Phil Lawler's crusade to help children by improving physical education
Reed, K.

The Role of interest in learning and development
Renninger, K. A.

Restatement of the Law: Employment Law

The Event Marketing Handbook: Beyond Logistics and Planning
Saget, A.

Foundations of Astronomy (12th Edition)
Seeds, M. A.

I Am
Shadyac, T.

In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People
Simon, G. K.

Cultural diversity in health and illness (8th Edition)
Spector, R. E.

Internal Family Systems Therapy: New Dimensions
Sweezy, M.

Reflective practice and professional development
Tarrant, P.

A project guide to UX design: for user experience designers in the field or in the making
Unger, R.

100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People
Weinschenk, S.

Diversity and motivation: culturally responsive teaching in college
Wlodkowski, R. J.

MTLE Minnesota Elementary Education (K-6) Teacher Certification Test Prep Study Guide
Wynne, S. A.

Organizational Report Cards
Weimer, D. L.

A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix
Friedman, E. H.

Marketing the Arts: A Fresh Approach
O’Reilly, D.

Introduction to Nursing Research
Boswell, C.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Library Hours: CLOSED Saturday, December 19

Twin Cities Library will be closed on Saturday, December 19th, as part of our modified holiday hours. For more information about our hours for winter break, you can view our blog post.

For the most up-to-date information on library hours, including holiday hours and emergency closures, check out our hours page.

Happy holidays from Twin Cities Library!



Winter Break Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays from the Twin Cities Library!

During winter break, the library will have modified hours.  We will be open for shortened hours Monday, December 21 through Wednesday, December 23, and closed from Thursday, December 24 through Sunday, January 3.

Hours during break:

  • December 21 - December 23 : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • December 24 - January 3 : CLOSED