The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize honors authors writing in languages other…

The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize honors authors writing in languages other than English and is shared equally between author and translator. Many of these titles and other works by these authors can be found in the library catalog.

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015: Foreign fiction contenders announced
Haruki Murakami has been shortlisted for the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, alongside two authors translated into English for the first time – one of whom is a dissident described as Equatorial Guinea’s “most important living writer”.
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Informania explores distance education and gamification, Thursday at 5pm on, 88.1FM.

UAA Instructional Designer Melissa White shares information about distance education curriculum design and the inclusion of games (gamification) in learning course content.  The UAA department, Academic Innovations and eLearning will be co-hosting the event, Serious Fun, on April 17, 2015.  Students and faculty are welcome to attend!

Library Survey results

UAA and APU LibQUAL survey respondents were in pretty close agreement about what the Consortium Library does well.  Take a look!

 LibQUAL Top 5

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Celebrate 75 years of MathSciNet

MathSciNet, the comprehensive database covering the world’s mathematical literature from the American Mathematical Society, celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.  The database includes reviews, abstracts, and citations for much of the mathematical sciences literature, with over 100,000 new items added every year.  Coverage goes back to the early 1800s.


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