Library collections

Special “Author” Collections – Asimov and Wolfe

Smith Library has two Special Collections devoted to a single author.  The first is the Thomas Wolfe Collection, collected and donated by Dr. Herbert Schiller.  It consists of 152 items, representing 137 titles, including Thomas Wolfe’s work, critical analyses of his work, biography, and memorabilia. The second collection is the Isaac Asimov Collection, collected and […]

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From the Archives: The Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company Catalogs

From the Archives: The Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company Catalogs Now that furniture market is winding down, we thought it might be fun to introduce the newest addition to the library’s digital archive collection: The Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company Catalogs. Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company was an avid participant in the National Wholesale Furniture Association or NWFA.  […]

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eBooks: We have ’em!

    Ebooks form an important part of the library collections at HPU. We are rapidly adding significant numbers of eBooks; we now have over 400,000 eBook titles, with nearly 100,000 added since May 2015. The Library Marketing Team (LMT) recently conducted an HPU eBook survey that revealed that a significant number of freshmen and […]

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8 Novels to Read Before They Become Movies in Spring 2016

Now, more than ever, screenwriters and directors are turning to popular novels for inspiration—and if the popularity of the Harry Potter, Twilight, and Hunger Games series are any indication, a “young adult” novel is perfect for a film adaptation. It’s no surprise, then, that many of the titles on this list fall into the YA […]

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