Resource Spotlight: Facts on File — World News Digest

World News Digest is one of three collections from Facts on File available at the NVC Library.  The digest includes news coverage from the 1940s to today.  Features:Browse by country, decade, or issueResearch Topic ideasSpecial Features:  Timelines, Maps, Historic Documents, Country ProfilesIn-Depth coverage of today's hot topics, e.g., 2010 Election Guide, Afghanistan War Guide, Economic Down-turn GuideBuilt-in encyclopedia... Continue Reading →

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October is Vegetarian Awareness Month

  Mad Cowboy:  plain truth from the cattle rancher who won't eat meat vegetarian /vej′əter′ē·ən/ [L, vegetare], a person who eats only foods of plant origin, including fruits, grains, and nuts  ("vegetarian." Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions. Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009.   Credo Reference. Web. 04 October 2010.)  We have a... Continue Reading →

More Banned Books

We hope you had the chance to visit our Banned Book display this week.  Here are a few more banned/challenged books for you to explore. Animal Farm by George OrwellThe Call of the Wild by Jack London The Color Purple by Alice Walker Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteLolita... Continue Reading →

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