In the Stacks: E. L. Doctorow

Renowned author and “literary time traveler” E. L. Doctorow passed away yesterday due to complications from lung cancer. The award-winning writer was 84.

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Learn even more about E. L. Doctorow and his many literary contributions on the Biography in Context, Credo Reference, and Books & Authors databases.

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The Book Was Better: John Green’s Paper Towns

It’s the week before the last week of summer classes. Woo! You’re almost there. Why not celebrate by reading the latest book-made-movie by (young adult lit) genius John Green?

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One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin “Q” Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q’s neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.

 

The movie comes out Friday, July 24. Watch the official trailer:

Note: All linked book covers and trailers are property of their respective publishers and/or production companies. Please share responsibly.

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New Axis 360 Titles: Read all of your favorites on the beach!

It’s been awhile since we bragged about all the great popular (fiction and non-fiction) titles we have in the Axis 360 collection. Here’s a bunch you might be interested in reading on the beach! You know, because you have all that summer downtime right now, right?

Click the images to browse:

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Need help troubleshooting? Follow the directions on our eReading LibGuide.

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Equipment Lending: End of the Summer Semester

Last day to check out equipment (laptops, iPads, NOOKs): Friday, July 24th.
All equipment must be returned on Monday, July 27th.
All other items (books, DVDs, etc.) must be returned: Friday, July 31st.

Equipment checkouts will resume on Monday, August 31st.

Library Hours can be found here: http://libguides.hgtc.edu/libraryhours

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July/August Trivia Contest

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It’s time for the July/August 2015 edition of Horry Georgetown Technical College Library’s student trivia contest. Summer is in full swing, it’s hot outside, why not cool off with a round of trivia questions celebrating National Ice Cream Month!

Any student who correctly answers all five questions available at http://libguides.hgtc.edu/triviacontest will be in the running for a monthly prize. The monthly prize for this round of trivia is a gift bag of goodies that includes a new Rachael Ray cookbook, an insulated lunch bag to keep ice cream cold, a stylus pen, a book light for nighttime reading, and more!

The trivia questions can be answered using a variety of sources (books, online library resources, the Internet, etc.). Please note, question five requires the use of HGTC Library’s digital magazine service, Zinio.

Please send your answers to the trivia questions to ReferenceDesk@hgtc.edu no later than 11:59 p.m. on Monday, August 31st. Good luck and happy searching!

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New GT Hours

Please be aware that the Georgetown Campus Library will be holding the following hours beginning next week. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Thank you for your understanding.

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In the Stacks: July 4th

Okay, so these aren’t actually “in the stacks.” They’re magazines. Digital magazines. Regardless, here’s hoping you have a fantastic Independence Day weekend!

Click the image to browse our entire Zinio magazine collection.

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Need help troubleshooting? Follow the directions on our eReading LibGuide.

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