Tuesday, January 1, 2013

January 2013

Welcome back Benedict Tigers to a Year of New Opportunities!

Check out the following websites for great back to school tips.

  • Farr, Michael.  Top 100 careers for college graduates [electronic resource] : your complete     guidebook to major jobs in many fields.
  • Flippo, Rona.  Handbook of college reading and study strategy research.
  • Fogg, Neeta.  College majors handbook with real career paths and payoffs : the actual jobs, earnings, and trends for graduates of 60 college major.
  • Fulweiler, Toby. College writing : a personal approach to academic writing.
  • Kirst, Michael.  From high school to college : improving opportunities for success in post secondary education.
  • Langan, John.  College writing skills. 
  • Mach, Mark.  How to succeed in college! : choosing a major, transferring, and completing your degree in four years or less.
  • Phifer, Paul.  College majors & careers : a resource guide for effective life planning.
  •  VanderMey. Randall. The college writer : a guide to thinking, writing and researching.
  • Vogt, Peter.  Career wisdom for college students : insights you won't get in class, on the Internet, or from your parent.

January 21
"A day on not off."

*****Go to mlkday.gov for opportunities to serve.

Martin Luther King Jr. Resources:

  • Carson, Clayborne.  The Martin Luther King, Jr., encyclopedia. 
  • Carson, Clayborne.   The papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • DeKay, James T.  Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • King, Coretta.  The words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Schuman, Micheal A.  Martin Luther King, Jr. : leader for civil rights.

Ask Your Librarian About E-books!

January Monthly Observances:
  • Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • High Tech Month
  • National Mentoring Month
  • Poverty in America Awareness Month
  • Reaching Your Potential Month