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New In This Issue: June/July 2004

Recommended Books in the Oakton Library
The Mobil Travel Guides
Planning a trip this summer? Check out the Mobil Travel Guides for New England, the Southeast, the Northwest, Southwest, California, Great Lakes and the Mid Atlantic. Each guide includes trusted one to five-star quality ratings of thousands of lodgings and restaurants, driving tours with tours for appealing side trips, walking tours, color photographs and full-color regional, state and city maps.
Search the online book catalog, ILLINET Online, for the location of Mobil Travel Guide of your choice. These guides are available at either campus library.
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Look at the Mobil Travel Guide web site for additional travel information.

Recommended Periodical in the Oakton Library
Travel-Holiday
Location: Library has issues from 1987-2003 in Periodicals Department (DP)
"Travel-Holiday appeals to the armchair traveler. Each issue includes a variety of feature articles on domestic and international destinations, with outstanding photography. The magazine has numerous regular departments with up-to-date travel advice including off-season information, as well as reviews of products and services, information on tours and food and coverage of health issues. Readers report on favorite travel experiences and the "Globetrotter's Index" lists current prices, weather and attractions found in major cities around the world".
From Magazines for Libraries
Call Number: REF Z6941.K2 (DP & RHC)

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The Travel-Holiday web site can prove useful and has similar contents to the print version.


Recommended Video in the Oakton Library
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Location: Video Collection/Circulation Desk (DP)
Film critic Roger Ebert wrote that "Reason and love keep little company together nowadays. So says Bottom in William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and he could be describing the play he occupies. It is an enchanted folly suggesting that romance is a matter of chance, since love is blind; at the right moment we are likely to fall in love with the first person our eyes light upon. Much of the play's fun comes during a long night in the forest, where the mischief-maker anoints the eyes of sleeping lovers with magic potions that cause them to adore the first person they see upon awakening". The film stars
Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer and Calista Flockahart and premiered in 1999.
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For more information about this movie, see the full review of A Misummer Night's Dream by Roger Ebert, film critic of The Chicago Sun-Times.

Recommended Web site
Travel on the Web: Sites to Help You Plan Your Vacation
webliography of travel web sites from College & Research Libraries News, April 20
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