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Mar 15, 2011

Writing the Book on Scholarly Publishing

Dr. Tim Hatcher has helped write the book on scholarly publishing, complete with sections on working with journal editors, dealing with rejection and handling rewrites. 

Feb 1, 2011

Book Harvests Gardening Advice

A new book cherry-picks the best gardening advice for North Carolinians from an award-winning Cooperative Extension newsletter. 

Jan 3, 2011

Sherman Releases Vermiculture Book

Rhonda Sherman, solid waste Cooperative Extension specialist, is co-editor of the first scientific book on vermicomposting (composting with worms). 

Dec 3, 2010

Check Out These Holiday Books

If books are on your holiday shopping list or you’re making a reading list for vacation, the NCSU Libraries can help.  The Best Book I Read This Year blog  includes reading suggestions and reviews from faculty, library staff, students and others. 

Nov 10, 2010

Book Examines Lost Promise of Frontier

History professor Craig Thompson Friend’s new book, Kentucke’s Frontiers, explains how fear and terror transformed the region’s early promise of an egalitarian life for all into a patriarchal society that favored white men. 

Nov 3, 2010

Zonderman Wins Libraries Faculty Award

Dr. David  Zonderman, history professor and associate department head, will receive the NCSU Libraries Faculty Award on Monday, Nov. 8, at a reception in the McKimmon Center. 

Oct 20, 2010

Score an NC State Hoops Book Nov. 4

Staff members Tim Peeler and Roger Winstead will preview their new book, NC State Basketball: 100 Years of Innovation, on Nov. 4  at D.H. Hill Library. 

Oct 12, 2010

Rain Gardening Book Yields Gold

Two horticultural science professors, Helen Kraus and Anne Spafford, have won a gold medal from the Garden Writers Association for their book, Rain Gardening in the South: Ecologically Designed Gardens for Drought, Deluge and Everything in Between

Oct 11, 2010

Osborne’s Book Featured on Research Site

Dr. Jason W. Osborne’s Best Practices in Quantitative Methods was one of the initial publications featured on Sage Research Methods Online, a site launched this month to help graduate students and faculty select research methods for their work. 

Sep 30, 2010

Historian Kelley Recognized

Dr. Blair L. M. Kelley, associate professor of history, is the 2010 winner of the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award from the Association of Black Women Historians. In addition, the online magazine "For Harriet" included her on its list of The Most Inspiring Black Women on Twitter. 

Sep 28, 2010

Charron’s Book Wins Award

Dr. Katherine Mellen Charron, assistant professor of history, has won the Julia Cherry Spruill Prize for best monograph on Southern women’s history. The Southern Association of Women’s Historians will present the award during the annual meeting this November in Charlotte. 

Aug 11, 2010

Architectural Translation? Oui.

J. Patrick Rand’s book, “Architectural Detailing,” has been translated into French, thanks to a publisher in Montreal. 

May 25, 2010

Steelman Writes Resource Policy Book

Dr. Toddi A. Steelman’s latest book focuses on the difficulty of making lasting innovations in the way natural resources are managed. 

May 13, 2010

Kelley Examines Roots of Civil Rights

Dr. Blair LM Kelley, associate professor of history, has published Right to Ride, which examines the earliest struggles against Jim Crow laws across the South. 

Apr 15, 2010

Making Gumbo at the University

Dr. Rupert Nacoste draws on his Louisiana black-Creole roots for the guiding metaphor of his book, Making Gumbo in the University