#Bryant2021 Reads “Grit”

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GritWhile September still seems a month away, our incoming first year students are participating in the “GRIT Initiative” Bryant’s entire incoming class has been asked to read the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance and write a 1-2 page reflection for their Gateway course.

The library has the physical book that you can borrow, but if you’re out of state or prefer to access it a different way, you can digitally borrow the audiobook! (1 user at a time, 2-day loan). Start listening now and get ready for September!

 

 

How about an audio-book for your travels this Summer?

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As the summer travel season kicks into high-gear, how about listening to an audio-book while you hit the roads? Whether it’s a drive to Niagara Falls or a ride to Cape Cod, you can pop a ‘Book on CD’ into your car’s player, and escape into a great story.  We have access to thousands of titles – from memoirs to mysteries, best-sellers in fiction and non-fiction. Stop by the library, give us a call at ext. 6125 or email us at circdesk@bryant.edu – we will be happy to make suggestions and find the book you’re interested in!

 

Mintel Oxygen: Marketing Analysis for every occasion

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Hi Bryant Community! Are you working on an Industry Report, Marketing Report or looking for some opportunities in a growing market? The library subscribes to Mintel Oxygen, a marketing intelligence agency that’s a great resource for you.

Mintel is a large database that’s purchased and used in the professional workplace. Here at Bryant, we use it in an educational setting. You can start to master this product now and also impress your professors in final reports.

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Who knew dental and oral care markets could have such exciting graphics?

As long as you have a Bryant username and password you can use it away from campus too! This database shows you executive summaries, analyst reports, infographics, predicted market growth, consumer behavior data, upcoming trends and industry & product overviews! (Can you tell how excited we are about this database?)

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Yes! Even our food purchases at theme parks are carefully researched.

New Best Sellers To Enjoy This Summer!

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JUST ARRIVED!  Summer’s most anticipated new books and Best Sellers are all waiting for you at Krupp Library. “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins, “Against all Odds” by Danielle Steel, and Lisa See’s “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane”  deserve a place in your Summer beach bag.  Inspiring books such as Sheryl Sandberg’s “Option B…”, William McRaven’s Make Your Bed”, and Ivanka Trump’s “Women Who Work” have become instant best-sellers on the non-fiction lists. So whether you’re headed to the boat, the beach or the backyard, stop by the library and pick up some good books  to enjoy!

                                                      

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We have ‘Summer Reading’ books for your child’s ‘Summer Reading List’!

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Great news for every parent this summer! We are pleased to announce that we have – or can probably have for you in a timely manner – the books on your child’s ‘summer reading list’ which has become mandatory for most schools (Grades 6 – 12). Rather than wait on an endless list for an available copy at your public library, or buy the book out-of-pocket, just order the book here by requesting it from our collection – or ordering it through ILL.  Don’t forget, we have access to titles from libraries around the country – so try us this summer, and pick up all the books your child needs.

“ConGraduations” to the Graduates!

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“ConGraduations!” to the Class of 2017!  We wish you all the best, and send you forth with these inspiring words from author/humorist Tom Bodett:

“In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.”Graduation

Finals Week

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Happy almost summer!

The library wants to make your life a little bit easier, so we’ve got a few things going on this week. We’ll opening earlier and staying open later for finals, and you can check here for a complete list of our hours. The snack cart will be making some afternoon appearances this week, so keep an eye out for it! We also have coloring pages out if you need to take a break from studying and just color for awhile.

Let us know if you need any research help (or moral support). Have a great vacation, Bryant!