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New Books!

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: May 24, 2011
  • Filed Under: New Books

New book arrivals for the month of May.  This month’s highlights feature titles recommended by communication faculty.

Process, sensemaking, and organizing
edited by Tor Hernes and Sally Maitilis
Perspectives on Process Organization Studies Series
Oxford University Press
2010

Philosophy and organization theory
edited by Haridimos Tsoukas and Robert Chia
Research in the Sociology of Organizations Series
Emerald
2011

Performance in the borderlands
edited by Ramon H. Rivera-Servera and Harvey Young
Performance Interventions Series
Palgrave Macmillan
2011

Gender stratification in the IT industry: sex, status, and social capital
by Kenneth W. Koput and Barbara A. Gutek
Edward Elger
2010


Bullying in different contexts
edited by Claire P. Monks and Iain Coyne
Cambridge University Press
2011

The art of convening: authentic engagement in meetings, gatherings, and conversations
by Craig and Patricia Neal, with Cynthia Wold
e-book version
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
2011

 

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Favorites, Lists, and Tags in the Library Catalog

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: May 17, 2011
  • Filed Under: Featured resource

If you loved the January post on Getting Organized in the New Year, check out this post from Jutta Seibert’s History and Sociology blog: Falvey Favorites, Tags, and Lists.  Here’s a preview:

Have you ever wondered what those cute little hearts in the library’s catalog could do for you?  Did you notice that some catalog records are tagged? Favorites and tags can be used in different ways to organize books into lists for personal use or to share them with students and colleagues.  Here is a short overview of the functionality of these catalog features.

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National Jukebox from the Library of Congress

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: May 13, 2011
  • Filed Under: Uncategorized

The Library of Congress Blog has announced the launch of the National Jukebox to showcase the historic Victor Records collection.

Today the Library of Congress, in conjunction with Sony Music Entertainment, launched a website – “the National Jukebox” – that streams 10,000 sound recordings from the historic Victor Records collection.  It’s a fun and fascinating ramble for anyone who loves American music and wants to dig down into the roots of jazz, opera, a vast range of popular music, famous political speeches — even early sound effects.  The collection launched today (which will expand over time) is the soundtrack of our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ early lives – music from the dawn of sound recording just after the turn of the 20th Century to the eve of the Great Depression.

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New Books!

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: May 10, 2011
  • Filed Under: New Books

Check out April’s new books!  Highlight reel:

The anthropology of news & journalism
by S. Elizabeth Bird
2010
Indiana University Press

Wes Anderson: Why his movies matter
by Mark Browning
2011
Praeger

Thinking about leadership
by Nannerl O. Keohane
2010
Princeton University Press

Talking together: public deliberation and political particpation in America
by Lawrence R. Jacobs, Fay Lomax Cook, an dMichael X. Delli Carpini
E-book version
2009
University of Chicago Press

Organizational spaces rematerializing the workaday world
edited by Alfons van Marrewijk and Dvora Yanow
2010
Edward Elgar

The communication of hate
by Michael Waltman & John Haas
2011
Language as Social Action Series
Peter Lang

Blog theory: feedback and capture in the circuits of drive
by Jodi Dean
2010
Polity

Know a great book we’re missing?  Make a suggestion.

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Kristyna Carroll
kristyna.carroll@villanova.edu
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