behind the scenes

com·men·tar·y

ˈkämənˌterē

noun: commentary; plural noun: commentaries
 
an expression of opinions or offering of explanations ; explanations about an event or situation.
“an editorial commentary”
  • a descriptive spoken account (especially on a broadcast) of an event or performance as it happens.
    synonyms: narration, description, account, report, review
  • a set of explanatory or critical notes on a text.
    “a commentary on the Old Testament”
    synonyms: explanation, elucidation, interpretation, exegesis, analysis

 

Old & New Testament Commentaries are calling a new shelf home — they can be found in the back classroom area of the library by the yearbooks. They are also available to borrow for 3 Day Loans, instead of being Reference use in library only. So, if you’re working on a research paper, stop on by!

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“Do you have books about …”?

A handful of ©2015 new research books have been added to the library — something to keep in mind when you’re researching for your next paper or project.

 

at issue

The At Issue Series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues with each volume offering a variety of perspectives – eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more – to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research.

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diseases

The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful – both emotionally and physically. The Diseases & Disorders Series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

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