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Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Traffic: Why we drive the way we do (and what it says about us)

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Title: Traffic: Why we drive the way we do (and what it says about us)
Publisher & where & when published: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2008
Where you saw this item mentioned: It is missing from the Belzberg Library
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: Thank you for your request.  I have ordered a copy of this title for you.  You will be notified via email when it is available to be picked up.

Best,
Megan L. Crouch
Health Sciences Librarian
Simon Fraser University Library

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Expanding Hermeneutics: Visualism in Science

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Author: Don Idhe
Title: Expanding Hermeneutics: Visualism in Science
Publisher & where & when published:
Where you saw this item mentioned: internet
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: Thanks for your purchase suggestion.  I have ordered a copy of Expanding hermeneutics : visualism in science for the SFU Library.  You will be notified by email when it is available for borrowing.

All the best,
Tosha Tsang
Education Liaison Librarian
W.A.C. Bennett Library (Burnaby)
Simon Fraser University

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Critical Neurophilosophy and Indigenous Wisdom

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Author: Four Arrows
Title: Critical Neurophilosophy and Indigenous Wisdom
Publisher & where & when published: Sense Publishers
Where you saw this item mentioned: Internet
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: Thank you for your book suggestion.  I have ordered a copy of Critical Neurophilosophy and Indigenous Wisdom (NB: lead author Four Arrows, aka Donald Trent Jacobs) for the SFU Library and asked that it be placed on hold for you.  You will be notified by email once it is available to be borrowed.

Tosha Tsang
Education Liaison Librarian
W.A.C. Bennett Library (Burnaby)
Simon Fraser University

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Author: James M. Magrini
Title: Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education: Critical Essays in Ontology, Phenomenology, and Philosophical Hermeneutics
Publisher & where & when published: Routledge – 2014, April 23
Where you saw this item mentioned: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415744003/
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: Thank you for suggesting Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education : Critical Essays in Ontology, Phenomenology, and Philosophical Hermeneutics for our collection.  I have ordered a copy of for SFU Library and you will be notified by email when it is available.

All the best,

Tosha TsangEducation Liaison Librarian
W.A.C. Bennett Library (Burnaby)
Simon Fraser University

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Flash Boys

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Author: Lewis, Michael
Title: Flash Boys
Publisher & where & when published: W.W. Norton, April 2014
Where you saw this item mentioned: TV
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Staff

A: You’ll be pleased to hear that I ordered a copy of this book just this morning. I’ve just amended the order to add a request in your name.  That means that when it gets here it will be rush processed and put on hold for you.  You should get an email from the library at that point.

It’s hard to predict exactly how long it will take for the book to be ready for you as that is dependent on how fast the publisher responds. If you need it quickly, I suspect most of the local public libraries will have multiple copies since it is such a popular title.

Please let me know if you have questions about any of this. I hope you enjoy the book!  Sounds like a good read.

Mark Bodnar
Business Librarian
Simon Fraser University Library

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Himmler’s Crusade

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Author: Christopher Hale
Title: Himmler’s Crusade: Nazi Origin to Find the Origins of Aryan Race
Publisher & where & when published: Castle Books, Edison, NJ  2006
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Faculty

A: Thank you for your book suggestion. I’m pleased to inform you that I have ordered a copy of Himmler’s Crusade: The Nazi Expedition to Find the Origins of Aryan Race by Christopher Hale for Bennett Library. You will receive an email notification when it is available to borrow.

All the best,

Jenna Walsh, BA, MLIS
Indigenous Initiatives Librarian & Liaison for Archaeology, First Nations Studies and Political Science
W.A.C. Bennett Library, Simon Fraser University

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: What Things Do

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Author: Peter-Paul Verbeek
Title: What Things Do
Where you saw this item mentioned: Google
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: Thank you for your request. I have ordered a copy of this title for you.  You will be notified via email when it is ready to be picked up.
Cheers,
Megan L. Crouch


Health Sciences Librarian
Collections Librarian
Simon Fraser University Library

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions

Monday, April 7th, 2014
Author: Philip McMichael
Title: Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies)
Publisher & where & when published: Fernwood Books Ltd., Halifax, NS, 2013
Where you saw this item mentioned: From a professor
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Belzberg Library (SFU Vancouver)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: I have ordered this book and you will receive an email once it arrives and has been processed. As a graduate student in Sociology / Anthropology, please feel free to send me your request for books directly to me.

All the best,

Moninder Bubber
Liaison Librarian
Sociology / Anthropology

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
Simon Fraser University

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Author: Gall, Carlotta
Title: Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014
Publisher & where & when published: Houghton Mifflin New York April 2014
Where you saw this item mentioned: NY Times Magazine
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Staff

A: Thank you for your book suggestion. I’m pleased to say that I have ordered a copy of Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014 by Carlotta Gall for Bennett Library. You will receive an email notification when it is available to borrow.


All the best,

Jenna Walsh, BA, MLIS
Indigenous Initiatives Librarian & Liaison for Archaeology, First Nations Studies and Political Science
W.A.C. Bennett Library, Simon Fraser University

Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Coming to Our Senses

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Author: J. Kabat-Zinn
Title: Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness
Publisher & where & when published:
Where you saw this item mentioned: conference
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: Thanks for suggesting the title Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness.  I have ordered this book for SFU Library and have asked that the book be placed on hold for you.  You will be notified when it is available.

All the best,
Tosha Tsang
Education Liaison Librarian
Simon Fraser University