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Library resources and information for faculty, especially those who are new to Central.
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Where Am I Eating? An Adventure Through the Global Food Econom - Kelsey Timmerman
ISBN: 9781118966525
Publication Date: 2014
Central College 2015 Common Reading! Where Am I Eating? bridges the gap between global food producers and the American consumer, providing an insightful look at how our eating habits affect farmers and fishermen around the world. Follow the author on his global quest to meet the workers that nurture, harvest, and hunt our food, as he works alongside them, loading lobster diving boats in Nicaragua, harvesting bananas in Costa Rica, lugging cocoa beans in Ivory Coast with a modern-day slave, picking coffee beans in Colombia and hauling tomatoes in Indiana.

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Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People that Make Our Clothes - Kelsey Timmerman
ISBN: 9781118277553
Publication Date: 2012
When journalist and traveler Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his clothes came from and who made them, he began a journey that would take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and back again. Where Am I Wearing? intimately describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle. By introducing readers to the human element of globalization 'the factory workers, their names, their families, and their way of life? Where Am I Wearing bridges the gap between global producers and consumers.

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The Nature of College - James J. Farrell
Call Number: 378.73 Fa 68, n
Publication Date: 2010



This Guide contains information and links to resources we hope will be useful for Central College faculty, especially those who are new to Central.

If you have questions that aren't covered here or just want to find out more about Geisler Library, please contact us.


Who's who in Geisler Library?

Beth McMahon, Library Director 

Contact Beth about anything related to library operations, library instruction for your classes, using library research resources, helping students use the library, designing effective research assignments, purchasing materials, the Writers Reading program, copyright questions, or Library Advisory Council. 

Mary Anderson, Integrated Learning Librarian

         Contact Mary for help with your research assignments, library instruction for classes, or          using any of the library's resources. 

Kyle Winward, Technical Services Librarian

Contact Kyle about any technical problems with library online resources, cataloging and processing status of specific materials, library instruction for your classes, using library research resources, helping students use the library, designing effective research assignments, copyright questions, or purchasing materials.

Latasha Baugher, Library Reference Assistant

         Latasha is standing by at the Research Assistance Desk in the library to help with          your research questions. No need to make an appointment, just ask!

Kelly Taylor, Interlibrary Loan Coordinator

Contact Kelly with any questions about interlibrary loans.

Lana Goodrich, Circulation Supervisor

Contact Lana about placing materials on library reserve or E-reserve for your classes.

Click here for a complete list of the library staff.


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