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And For More Winter Break Reading Suggestions —

Below are NYT Notable Books in the SJU collection. Looking for a good read over Winter Break? Browse the Popular Reading collection (first floor Post Learning Commons). Suggest a title for the Popular Reading collection with this form.

American War by Omar El Akkad

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Draible

Fresh Complaint: stories by Jeffrey Eugenides

A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Sunders

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America by Frances FitzGerald

The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson

The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel

Grant by Ron Chernow

The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea by Jack E. Davis

Jainesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Looking for the Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic by Alice Kaplan

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

New Electronic Document Management System in Drexel Library!


Scanbookscan2Center™ technology brings library use to the
next generation with the latest software; seamless
scanning network integration, and remote system diagnostics.

This electronic document management system, equipped with effortless document sharing, is fully compatible with email, Google Docs, and other external devices, such as flashdrives.

The new scanner system has two new functions: save scanned documents to your Google drive, or sends document to not only SJU email system but other email systems like Gmail, Hotmail, etc.


New Interface for ProQuest

You might notice a change in our ProQuest resources.Proquest logo

The layout of the search pages has been altered and will look much different than before. However, the functionality is largely still in place with a few exceptions.  Take a look at the new layout to get a feel for the changes!

See help info provided by ProQuest:

– Live and recorded training webinars
– Support Center article: ProQuest interface upgrade customer resources
– ProQuest interface training videos on YouTube
– LibGuide

Web of Science Demo

Going through the promotion and tenure process?
Want to find out the impact of your web of scienceresearch?

WHAT:  A Web of Science representative will present information on using their databases to find citation counts and journal impact.

WHEN:  April 16th, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

WHERE:  Drexel Library 1st Floor Instruction Lab

Bring your lunch. Cookies and drinks will be provided.


FREE New York Times Access with Academic Passes

newspaperAcademic Passes at brings you free, full access to news, multimedia, and archival content of The New York Times anywhere, any time!

Using your SJU student email account, you may claim a pass for free content. Each pass provides you with 24 consecutive hours of free access to The New York Times. For additional access, simply claim another pass. It’s that simple.

Questions? Please visit Academic Passes at

New and Improved Discover Service

Discover LogoOver Christmas Break 2013-2014, the library changed Discovery systems. Discover allows you to search across most of our databases and for books in the library.

Discover provides:

  • EBSCO‘s familiar interface (i.e., Academic Search Premier or Business Source Elite)
  • Easy off-campus access to full text with the FindIt!@SJU button
  • Better and more relevant search results
  • Improved MLA formatted citations
  • Topic exploration and Interdisciplinary research
  • Easy article location (even without a full citation)

Two other prominent interdisciplinary resources were also updated over Break.
For more information and video tutorials:

LexisNexis Academic Web of Science