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9/22/2018 is Museum Day! Go to the Smithsonian website to request a free museum ticket for two people on 9/22: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday

Participating local museums:
๐ŸŒŠ USC Pacific Asia Museum
๐ŸŽจ Museum of Latin American Art
๐ŸŒผ Descanso Gardens
โœˆ๏ธ Yanks Air Museum
And more!

๐Ÿ˜ž Can't make it on 9/22? If you have a Los Angeles County library card, you can also get free passes to local museums through the Discover & Go program ๐Ÿ˜Šhttps://lacountylibrary.org/discover/

Don't have a library card? Apply for one at a branch near us:
โค๏ธ South El Monte https://lacountylibrary.org/south-el-monte-library
โค๏ธ Rosemead https://lacountylibrary.org/rosemead-library
โค๏ธ Montebello https://lacountylibrary.org/montebello-library

Happy Museum Day!
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๐ŸŽ‰ 368 new documentary and educational film titles are now available from our Films on Demand streaming video database http://goo.gl/9QDbTS.

New titles include:

๐ŸŽฅ Buddhism and Science - http://goo.gl/iGh1eH
"Tibetologist Donald S. Lopez, Jr. examines if there is truly a relationship between the Buddhist philosophy and science with Princeton neuroscientist Sam Wang."

๐ŸŽฅ Switch on Managers - http://goo.gl/P6Zssa
"Managers need to lead by example, and this program unearths the negative thinking that can lead to disempowerment."

๐ŸŽฅ Memory Hackers - http://goo.gl/a7zUhW
"Discover how researchers on the cutting edge of mind-control can implant, change, and even erase memories. On this thought-provoking journey into the mind, NOVA investigates the my..."

๐ŸŽฅ How Sherlock Changed the World - http://goo.gl/1RZrP3
"Sherlock Holmes, the most famous fictional detective in the world, was also the first Crime Scene Investigator. Based on a real surgeon, Holmes was a scientist who used chemistry,..."

๐Ÿ˜Š More documentary and educational videos are available 24/7 from Films and Demand: http://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/140
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The library will be closed on Monday 9/3/2018 for Labor Day. We will re-open on Tuesday 9/4 at 8:30am.

You can always access our website 24/7 http://lib.uwest.edu to find ebooks and ejournals via our catalog, and find online articles & videos from our databases.

How does Labor Day relate to 'May Day'? Find out from our Encyclopedia Britannica database: https://goo.gl/5UjNQh

(Photo from a newspaper article of the first US Labor Day: The Iola register. Iola, Kan., 31 Aug. 1894. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83040340/1894-08-31/ed-1/seq-8/
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๐ŸŽŠ 378 new documentary and educational film titles are now available from our Films on Demand streaming video database https://goo.gl/uAKtbD.

New titles include:

๐Ÿ‘€ Seeing, Searching, Being - William Segal - https://goo.gl/1WqsyW
"Segal helped bring Eastern and Western spiritual traditions together, always stressing what connected humanity rather than what differentiated it."

๐ŸŽถ Hitmakers: The Changing Face of the Music Business - https://goo.gl/qAiUPU
"HITMAKERS is a music documentary about the changing face of the music business."

๐Ÿšง Innovative Problem-Solving Model Moves Clients through Impasse - https://goo.gl/Q4vMBu
"In this program, a structured problem-solving model is presented to engage the clients and move them through impasse."

โš ๏ธ When Kids Do Time: Can't Go Home - https://goo.gl/6tU9KA
"This documentary follows two juvenile prison inmates as they make their way through a year of incarceration and deal with the challenges involved when family members aren't able to be present when release day arrives."

More documentary and educational videos are available 24/7 from Films and Demand: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/140
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๐Ÿ˜ฒ Access even more articles through JSTOR!

UWest students, faculty, and staff now have access to an additional 866 academic journal titles through JSTOR. That means thousands of articles are now available in full text on and off campus*.

Access JSTOR now: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/159

*OFF CAMPUS USERS should visit JSTOR through the library website for login: http://lib.uwest.edu > 'Databases' side tab > JSTOR.

What is JSTOR? JSTOR is a database that provides online full text access to scholarly journal articles and books. Not all titles will be in full text, full text available only for certain titles. For articles with no full text, check the library catalog to see if full text is available under other databases.
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Welcome new UWest students!

Missed the Fall 2018 UDays library orientation? ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

โš ๏ธ Did you know new students have to complete the OMIS requirement by 10/1/2018?
โ˜๏ธ Did you know your professors may put books and files on โ€œcourse reservesโ€?
โ˜๏ธ Did you know you have 50 credits to use for prints/copies?

We covered all of this and more during the UDays library orientation.

If you missed it, the presentation is available here: https://goo.gl/AIPCv1

You can also drop by the library for a quick orientation. See you at the library!
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Hello Fall 2018!

Today was the library's UDays session for new ESL students! ๐Ÿ™Œ If you are a degree student, we'll see you tomorrow at Ken Locke Hall 3-4pm!

If you are an ESL student... Did you miss the ESL session?
๐Ÿ˜ Did you know we have specific book and video recommendations for ESL students?
๐Ÿ˜ Did you know you can print and copy in the library with your 50 credits?

Get all the information here: https://goo.gl/AIPCv1
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918 new documentary and educational film titles are now available from our Films on Demand streaming video database https://goo.gl/zdDXwH.

New titles include:

๐ŸŽฅ The Firefighter - https://goo.gl/xKPwHr
"Dennis Gordon has served as a firefighter in New York City for 36 years and has the distinction of having been decorated ten times for his service... Gordon explains how training, preparation, and meditation help him maintain calm in dangerous situations."

๐ŸŽฅ Prepare for Social CRM by Empowering Employees - https://goo.gl/gFdexU
"Taking a business into the social media sphere doesn't just mean listening to customers. It can be more important to listen to your employees."

๐ŸŽฅ Pioneers of Counseling: In Their Own Words Series - https://goo.gl/vkut5y
"This series features discussions between psychologist John Whiteley and such pioneers of counseling as BF Skinner, Carl Rogers, Albert Ellis, Rollo May, and Leona Tyler. The series highlights the theories and views of these founders of the field and some of the videos feature sessions with the psychologists."

๐ŸŽฅ Exercising for Results: SMART Goal Setting - https://goo.gl/2LQgEb
"Learn how to apply SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely) to help you create and follow an exercise plan that is best for you."

More documentary and educational videos are available 24/7 from Films and Demand: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/140
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๐Ÿ‘€ Ebook trial end on 6/30: ACLS Humanities Ebooks

โŒ› Now to 6/30/2018, get access to over 5000 scholarly ebook titles covering various humanities topics such as anthropology, religious studies, etc.

More details on our trial databases available at: https://lib.uwest.edu/guides/find/databases/databases-on-trial

Let us know what you think about this ebook database: https://goo.gl/WKMNqd
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629 new documentary and educational film titles are now available from our Films on Demand streaming video database https://goo.gl/WQNcD1.

New titles include:

๐Ÿ“บ Understanding Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - https://goo.gl/w31w4F
"This video demonstrates the main clinical features of depression and self-harm, eating disorders, ADHD, conduct disorder, somatization, and autism in children and adolescents."

๐Ÿ“บ The Battle For Myanmarโ€™s Buddhist Spirit - https://goo.gl/biHQtW
"In Myanmar, different groups of Buddhist monks are battling with how to deal with the countryโ€™s minority Muslim population."

๐Ÿ“บ Digital Addicts - https://goo.gl/DAUtA5
"Children as young as three are becoming addicted to mobile phones, harming their development and causing possible long-term damage."

๐Ÿ“บ Body Language Decoded - https://goo.gl/GzTjU8
"Body Language Decoded takes us into the mysterious world of non-verbal communication, what do we say without realising and how can we read the signals others give us involuntarily?"

More documentary and educational videos are available 24/7 from Films and Demand: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/140
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