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Summary: Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Tells the adventures of a free-spirited mental ward inmate whose rebelliousness pits him against the repressive head nurse, and whose charm wins him the loyalty of his fellow inmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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Packard, Russell C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: P.S. Eriksson 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.21 PAC

Summary: He's sarcastic, incorrigible, bitter, and in a relationship? Dr. Gregory House has spent his career taking on seemingly hopeless cases, but when his rapport with Dr. Lisa Cuddy changes, he finds himself facing new, and very different, challenges. His team at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital also continues to blaze trails as they investigate baffling medical cases involving a religious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studio Home Entertainment 2011

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Winchester, Simon.

Summary: Looks at the making of the Oxford English dictionary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 423 WIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 423 Winchester 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 423.092 WIN

Winchester, Simon.

Summary: Describes how more than ten thousand definitions were submitted for the first Oxford English Dictionary from Dr. W.C. Minor, an American Civil War criminal who was considered both a genius and a lunatic.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 423 WIN

Summary: "A prominent psychiatrist is in for the case of his life when he accidentally swaps places with a patient at a mental institution, who happens to be his identical twin separated at birth. While the Dr. Mulberry tries to escape, crazy teddy will see the real insanity of having a family!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Cr

Summary: Dr. Gregory House is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn't even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain and ignoring his pain killing addiction, he uses his cane to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. House and his team deal with unusual medical mysteries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Collins, Wilkie

Summary: This riveting tale of mistaken identities, surprise revelations, locked rooms, and an unorthodox villain has enthralled readers since first published more than 140 years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Classics 2009

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Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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6 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Summary: House finds himself in an uncomfortable position: away from the examination room. As he works to regain his license and his life, his coworkers deal with the staff shakeups, moral dilemmas, and their own tricky relationships with House.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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Summary: Elliot, Turk and Carla may be growing older but they aren't necessarily growing up, Even as their career changes, family issues and love invade the quirky world of Sacred Heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SCR

Taylor, Barbara

Summary: In the late 1970s, Barbara Taylor, then an acclaimed young historian, began to suffer from severe anxiety. In the years that followed, Taylor’s world contracted around her illness. Eventually, her struggles were severe enough to lead to her admission to what had once been England’s largest psychiatric institution, the infamous Friern Mental Hospital in North London. The Last Asylum is Taylor’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 TAY

Driscoll, Betty S.

Summary: "This book is a compilation of public records of people who were patients at the TCSH. Those patients were sometimes called inmates or boarders of the asylum in various documents. The asylum went by numerous names, including the Northern Michigan Asylum: I opted to use only the TCSH name because it gives location to this hospital-which was just one of five that operated simultaneously in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377464 DRI

Hughes, Kathryn

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Summary: 1956. It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets a young woman committed by her father, and a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' for mental illness, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change all their lives for ever ... 2006. Sarah is drawn to the abandoned Ambergate Asylum. Whilst exploring the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Headline review, an imprint of Headline Publishing Group 2018

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Contents: Elizabeth T. Stone -- Catherine Beecher -- Phebe B. Davis -- Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard -- Sophie Olsen -- Tirzah F. Shedd -- Adriana P. Brinckle -- Adeline T.P. Lunt -- Ada Metcalf -- Lydia A. Smith -- Anna Agnew -- Lemira Clarissa Pennell -- Clarissa Caldwell Lathrop -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Mrs. H.C. McMullen -- Alice Bingham Russell -- Kate Lee -- Margaret Starr -- Sally Willard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.21 WOM

Summary: A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WOM

Weiss, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waveland Press, Inc. 1966

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 832.91 WEI

Summary: James Bond takes on Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun, who kills his victims with golden bullets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAN

Kesey, Ken.

Summary: A mordant, wickedly subversive parable set in a mental ward, the novel chronicles the head-on collision between its hell-raising, life-affirming hero Randle Patrick McMurphy and the totalitarian rule of Big Nurse. McMurphy swaggers into the mental ward like a blast of fresh air and turns the place upside down, starting a gambling operation, smuggling in wine and women, and egging on the other...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KES

Summary: When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he also learns there are some places that never let you go.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SHU

Summary: The world's quirkiest crime-solving antiques hero is back! Much to Lovejoy's annoyance, he's not the only one on a never-ending quest for wealth and valuables. However, while he proves unstoppable in the face of sinister Italians, vengeful customers and even Eric's vintage motorbikes, can he manage to escape the snares of love?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LOV

Contents: My jerks -- My last words -- My saving grace -- My happy place -- My ABC's -- My cookie pants -- My new role -- My lawyer's in love -- My absence -- My comedy show -- My nah nah nah -- Their story II -- My full moon -- My soul on fire. Part 1 -- My soul on fire. Part 2 -- My cuz -- My chief concern -- My finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC Studios 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SCR

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