Category Archives: Communications

Test Prep from your Library

One of the topics of the Delegates’ Agenda this fall is the need for more support for students taking standardized tests for reasons such as graduate school admission.  Whether you want to practice up for the GRE or a myriad … Continue reading

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Making Digital Negatives for Contact Printing

Making Digital Negatives for Contact Printing by Dan Burkholder is a how-to guide for photographers who want to create digital negatives for various printing processes. Even though the book was published in 1999 and uses Adobe Photoshop 5 for examples, … Continue reading

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When Religion Meets New Media

When Religion Meets New Media by Heidi Campbell looks at the relationship between religion and new media technologies. Issues examined in this book include Christian e-vangelism movement, Muslims and computers, and the Jewish kosher cell phone. Also included is an … Continue reading

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Communication Yearbook

Communication Yearbook (volume 34) is an annual publication that contains a collection of recent essays and literature reviews in the field of human communication. The content, which is international in scope, represents topics covering communication theory, societies in transition and … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Star Wars

The Gospel According to Star Wars by John C. McDowell takes a look at the religious and spiritual aspects of all six Star Wars films. The chapters in this book explore the themes of evil, good, ethics and redemption. Also … Continue reading

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Mediaweek Marketer’s Guide to Media 2010

Mediaweek Marketer’s Guide to Media 2010 is a handy reference guide listing media trends, rates, audience demographics and other information on a variety of media outlets. Media outlets covered in this book include television, radio, out-of-home, print, promotion, and interactive. … Continue reading

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Details on Future Webster-Eden Library Collaboration

As announced earlier, with the planned new use of the Luhr Library as a science building, the joint Webster-Eden Library System is entering a new phase in its 40+ year history.  You may be wondering what this will mean for … Continue reading

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Advertising and the Mind of the Consumer

The latest edition of Advertising and the Mind of the Consumer, by Max Sutherland, looks at successful advertising campaigns across multiple platforms of media. This book not only examines the secrets behind advertising success, but also looks at what it … Continue reading

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Channeling the Future

Channeling the Future: Essays on Science Fiction and Fantasy Television discusses how the science fiction and fantasy genres have evolved since the 1950s. This collection of essays analyzes classics such as The Twilight Zone to contemporary programs such as Battlestar … Continue reading

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Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography

Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography provides tips and suggestions on creating captivating travel inspired photographs. Written by professional photographers who work for National Geographic Traveler, this guide offers beginning to professional photographers advice on photographing animals, cities, wilderness, architecture, … Continue reading

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