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MLA/APA Help-a-thon

Today, the Library is offering one-on-one assistance to students who need help with their Works Cited lists and both MLA/APA.

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY!

Library Classroom (E101-E), 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

MLA-APA Help-a-thon



LaGuardia Library Book of the Week: We Come to Our Senses


We Come to Our Senses: Stories, by Odie Lindsey

We Come to Our Senses

“Through 15 thematically linked short stories, veteran and Southerner Lindsey gives the kind of poetic voice to redeployed contemporary veterans, their loved ones, and the rural atmosphere around them that can only be achieved through firsthand experience. In "Evie M." (multiple stories in this collection are named after their protagonist), the protagonist diligently follows instructions at her cubicle job, while her home life is obsessively dictated by penning suicide notes and the timing of television shows. In "Darla," the protagonist's city life is upended when she's infected with an autoimmune-deficiency virus from a soldier on furlough; she then returns to her rural home and learns to maintain a relationship within the confines of her affliction. In "Wall," a man builds a relationship with a stranger through his apartment wall--one he's too damaged to act on. In "Colleen," the protagonist realizes she's not over sexual abuse from a fellow soldier when she finally confronts him in a bar. Lindsey brings an essential new voice to the traumas of war's lasting aftermath.”

- "We Come to Our Senses.” Publishers Weekly, 30 May 2016, p. 35. Literature Resource Center, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=cuny_laguardia&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA454270559&asid=4f6725d2d570c7c2b44b9d141461cbd0.

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Faculty Fridays: What can I submit to the Academic Works repository?

Academic Works at LaGuardia accepts scholarly, creative and pedagogical works including faculty research such as articles and conference presentations along with supporting materials such as datasets and images; educational materials such as open textbooks; and creative works such as poems and musical compositions.
Learn how to submit your scholarship: http://guides.cuny.edu/c.php?g=378128&p=2559495

Faculty Fridays, Academic Repository



Circulation Tip: Need Help Finding Books?

Now that second floor renovation is completed, LaGuardia’s Regular Loan collection has returned from storage.

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Financial Literacy Workshop for Students

If you missed the first session, the Money Boss series of personal finance workshops continues today with a repeat session on:

Building Credit
4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Room E-242

Financial Literacy workshop for students



Survey: The Library Needs You!

Please take a minute to fill out this quick survey letting us know what you think about the LaGuardia Library Media Resources Center. Results will be used to strengthen and enhance the student experience at the Library.

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International Hall of Flags 1997-2017

It was twenty years ago today! ...yes, our Hall of Flags in the M-Building has an anniversary today.

International Hall of Flags 1997-2017

Check out the new finding aid available online.



Library Expansion Ribbon Cutting at 1:00 P.M.

AT LAST! Phase 1 of the Library expansion project is completed. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 1:00 p.m.



Celebrating Asian Pacific American Authors

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Authors

Come see this new exhibit by right outside the Library (E-101).



Financial Literacy Workshop for Students

The Money Boss series of personal finance workshops continues today with a session on:

Budgeting & Savings
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
E-Building, Poolside Cafe



LaGuardia Library Book of the Week: People Get Ready


People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy, by Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols

People Get Ready

“An energetic if grim discussion of inequality and the coming era of underemployment, viewed through the lens of the forgotten American progressive narrative. McChesney …and … Nichols bring clear urgency to this sprawling polemic, which encompasses politics, the cybereconomy, the decline of critical journalism, and historical movements beginning with America's founding. They describe the post-2008 recession era as a "maelstrom" of inequity, pointing toward worse times in the labor market: "the debate about where technological change is headed is already settled in the circles of those who intend to profit from that change." This pessimism is linked to what the authors convincingly portray as the decay of representative governance. Both parties, they argue, have pursued tax and trade policies that have stealthily undermined blue-collar jobs and middle-class stability. "This is the means," they write, "by which unelected bankers and billionaires most effectively and steadily define the popular discourse." Such dire chapters contrast with a vividly rendered history of the development of a now-tattered "democratic infrastructure," …. McChesney and Nichols conclude with a lengthy proposition for how the ranks of the underemployed could similarly regroup to protect workers' interests. "Economic planning needs to be democratized and popularized and made accountable," they write. An authoritative account of the challenges facing progressives wishing to fuse better governance with economic justice.”

- "McChesney, Robert W.: People Get Ready.” Kirkus Reviews, 1 Feb. 2016. Literature Resource Center, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=cuny_laguardia&v=2.1&id=GALE%7CA441734920&it=r&asid=09800f20c47508c137f10e6aa3c054fe.

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Sun. May 7: Library (E-101) is CLOSED ; Annex (E-111) is OPEN

Due to construction, the Library (E-101) will be CLOSED on Sunday, May 7.

Library Closed

To accommodate students, the Annex (E-111) will be OPEN from 12 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. for reading and studying, and for reference assistance.



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