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New Ebooks for Spring Break

March 18, 2019 by Cheryl Urasaki | 0 comments

Looking for something interesting to read over the break? How about one our new titles from Ebook Central? Just click on a cover image to start reading! If you are off campus, you may be prompted to enter your UH username and password.

How Smart Machines Think by Sean Gerrish Bad Programming Practices 101 by Karl Beecher Bits to Bitcoin by Mark Stuart Day
Fake News, Propaganda, and Plain Old Lies by Donald Barclay Once upon an Algorithm by Martin Erwig Guns and Suicide by Michael Anestis
Inventing the Immigration Problem by Katherine Benton-Cohen Weaving the Dark Web by Robert Gehl The Language of Cybersecurity by Maria Antonieta Flores
Hazing: Destroying Young Lives by Hank Nuwer Twitterbots by Tony Veale Twitter and Tear Gas by Zeynep Tufekci

We have more than 158,000 titles available in Ebook Central [New Window], so if these don’t pique your interest, you’ll surely find something else that will.

The BIG LIBRARY READ is back!

March 18, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Want to join a global reading community?

Big Library Read is April 1-15 and is the global e-book club facilitated by OverDrive where you can read and discuss the same e-book with other readers from around the world.

What will be the chosen e-book this year? Watch for more information next week.

In the meantime, visit our OverDrive database collection of e-books for other great reads.

March 11, 2019
by Jason Yamashita
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Women’s HERstory Month Displays

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March is Women’s History Herstory Month.

Take a moment to engage with HERSTORY through the following three displays in the Leeward Library’s main level:

Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence” [New Window] — the 2019 theme from the National Women’s History Alliance

In Her Own Words — a selection of autobiographical reads

Best Sellers Collection — an assortment of popular fiction and nonfiction titles

Please see the Circulation Desk to access and borrow books in the display cases.

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Interested in an e-book? Check out the “Women’s HERstory Month Reads” in the OverDrive database [New Window].

 

March 11, 2019
by An
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Jenny Duhaylonsod Delos Santos: Alumnus, Author, Advocate

Jenny Duhaylonsod Delos Santos

National Women’s History Month

Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence

Event: Jenny Duhaylonsod Delos Santos:
Alumnus, Author, Advocate
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 12 – 12:50 p.m.
Location: Kapunawai Room, Library

To wrap up Women’s History HERstory Month [New Window], please join us in welcoming former Leeward CC student (and library student worker!), Jenny Duhaylonsod Delos Santos, for a reading from her book Falling Perfectly Without Trying [New Window] and sharing her experiences as a survivor of domestic violence. Light refreshments will be served.

Falling Perfectly Without Trying: A True Story

For more information on this event, view this event’s page [New Window].

March 11, 2019
by Jason Yamashita
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New Art Books in Our Collection

 Instruction  ~  Inspiration  ~  Imagination

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Located on display in the library’s upper level (near the Periodicals shelving), these new books cover topics on art making, art history, and art criticism. A few innovative graphic novels are also available.

Click on cover images below for details and availability.

Vitamin C book cover Broad Strokes book cover Design is Storytelling book cover
The Making of an Artist book cover Here book cover The Big Picture book cover

 

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