Tuesday, November 25, 2014

October/November, 2014


This is the Suggestions Blog for the State College of Florida Libraries...

In this space you can make your requests for books, movies, and other materials, or give us feedback about the Libraries.

There are different ways for you to contact us:

- by e-mail to LibrarySuggestionBox@scf.edu,
- by posting a comment in this blog,
- by commenting on the SCF Libraries website (look for feedback boxes on the Subject Guides!)
- by posting in our Facebook page: State College of Florida Libraries,
- by dropping a suggestion slip in person, in the boxes located on each Campus' Library (Bradenton, Venice, and Lakewood Ranch)

No excuses! Send us your picks or comments!  We will post a reply to you here...

Suggestions for October and November, 2014

DVD Requests
Newsroom – Season 2
Thank you for your suggestion. This set has been ordered.
The Good Wife and Northern Exposure

Thank you for your suggestion. We ordered these DVD sets.
One Tree Hill
Orphan Black
Thank you for your suggestions!
Some of these we have, and we ordered the seasons we didn’t have of these series.
Night at the Roxbury
Thank you for this suggestion. This item has been ordered.
Black Power: The politics of liberation in America
We already have this item. Please see a Librarian to obtain it.
Stokely Carmichael:
-       Ready for Revolution
-       Stokely Speaks
-       Black Power to Pan Africanism
We ordered these items. Thank you for these suggestions!
Horrible Bosses
Thank you for your suggestion. We ordered this item.
Dead Man Down
Expendable 3
The Bank Job
Edge of Tomorrow
GI Joe Retaliation
Bangkok Dangerous
Thank you for your suggestions. We ordered these items.
Bangkok Dangerous is available at the Venice Campus. You can place a request from Bradenton. See a Librarian.

Book Requests
Community College Success by Isa Adney
Thank you for your suggestion. We ordered this item.
The Son of Neptune  (copy is lost)
Thank you for your suggestion. We ordered a replacement.
Why We Want You to be Rich, by Donald Trump and Robert Kiyosaki
Thank you for your suggestion. We ordered this item.
The Motivation Manifesto, by Brendan Burchard
Thank you for your suggestion. We ordered this item.

Other comments
Theresa was very helpful with APA formatting as well as finding research on SCF Library and databases!
Thank you! We are glad that we could help you.

Monday, September 22, 2014

August/September 2014

SCF Libraries
Suggestion Box Comments & Library Responses

Dates:  August/September 2014
Campus:  Venice

DVD Requests
Girls (Season 3) - HBO

Thank you for your suggestion, This set has not been released yet, but the Library will purchase it when is available.
Scandal 1, 2, 3

Thank you for your suggestion. We will order this DVD sets.

Book Requests
Please expand the philosophy section. Selections are very limited, and I was unable to find a book dealing with specific writers and ideas. Specifically, aesthetic theory and philosophies of the enlightenment.
Thank you for your suggestions.  We will look into adding more titles to that section. You might also check our collection of online resources, including e-books. Please ask a librarian for assistance in finding more.
Vonnegut, Thoreau, Tsarkovsky, King.
Thank you for your suggestions. We will look into ordering some of these.

Other comments/requests
Audiobooks / Books on tape to listen as we go from campus to campus.
Audiobooks are available through our “Overdrive” collection. You can find it under “Databases A-Z” or ask a Librarian to show you how to access them.
Thank you!
I wish I didn’t have to walk back and forth from the Library to the Writing Center 3 times a day when I am writing my paper.
Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you are using both the Library and Writing Center resources and sorry that is not convenient for you at this point.