Monthly Archives: April 2011

Gas prices got you down?

gas prices signA library blog post is not going to solve the problem, but if you want to understand how we got here, read on….NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday on April 23 ran an interview with John Hoffmeister,  founder and CEO of the non-profit group Citizens for Affordable Energy and former CEO of Shell Oil.  Listen to the story at “What’s Driving Gas Prices, from an Energy Insider.”

Wanting a more detailed look at the petroleum industry?

Rentschler Library has Hoffmeister’s book:  “Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider”

Also take a look at these titles:
“Oil:  Money Politics and Power in the 21st Century” –  Tom Bowers

“Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil”   / Peter Maass

“A Thousand Barrels a Second : the Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World” / Peter Tertzakian

United States foreign oil policy since World War I : for profits and security / Stephen J. Randall

Ready for the End? Of the Semester, that is!

Summer is around the corner!


We’re the perfect place to get resources for those end-of-the-semester research papers! Or, reserve a study room for some hard core review with your classmates. OR, you can even just pop in by yourself, grab a cozy chair, & study alone.