Category Archives: Resources

New Book Series for Nursing Students

The new 4-year degree programs at Wayne College in nursing, business, communication and education mean more library resources in support of these fields. This post focuses on the book series, Transforming Nursing Practice by SAGE Publishing, for students pursuing this profession. … Continue reading

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How did he do it?

2019 was a memorable year for Jeopardy fans. Contestant James Holzhauer stole the show by winning 32 games in a row and setting many records. Most notably, Holzhauer won more money in a single game than any other contestant and … Continue reading

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New E-book with Faculty Focus

Steve Jobs had a powerful vision for education: employing technology to make an enormous impact on the lives of millions of students. To realize this vision, Jobs tapped John D. Couch, a trusted engineer and executive with a passion for … Continue reading

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Akron’s Role in World War II

Men and women across our nation charged into battle to do their service when the United States entered World War II. In the new 2019 niche history book, World War II Akron, author Tim Carroll describes the roles of Akron’s … Continue reading

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New Book Inspires and Challenges Educators

In the new book, The craft of university teaching, Peter Lindsay, professor of political science and philosophy at Georgia State, seeks to reclaim teaching as the intellectually vibrant and rewarding endeavor that it is. Lindsay emphasizes the path that it … Continue reading

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Update to the May 4th Post on The Mueller Report

UA Library patrons not only have access to the electronic version of the Mueller Report, highlighted in the May 4th post, but also to the print edition which is now available for checkout at the Wayne College Library. The report … Continue reading

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Ideas for summer reading

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Read the Mueller Report in the HeinOnline Database

On April 18th the redacted version of the Mueller Report was released to the public. To read it online, follow these easy steps below. Follow the link provided and click on HeinOnline to access the database. (Note: off-campus patrons will be asked for their login information.) http://library.uakron.edu:80/record=e1000188~S24 Select … Continue reading

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And the Oscar goes to…………

Since the awarding of the Oscars a few weeks ago, the library has added these award-winning films to the AV collection.  For more information and to see the titles added in previous years, visit our LibGuide titled Award-winning Movies.   Black Panther Summary:  King … Continue reading

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Curious about Open Textbooks?

Open textbooks, also referred to as open educational resources (OERs), are inexpensive or free textbooks that are published in an effort to reduce costs for students and to improve access to higher education. Many organizations across the U.S. are supporting … Continue reading

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