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  The end of the academic year is just around the corner. What will you do with all that free time now that you don’t have to study? I suggest checking out the website Longform.org. Longform collects and recommends narrative journalism, both old and new, from around the web. Articles cover an immense range of […]

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March is Women’s History Month In honor of Women’s History Month, The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: Finding US Government Information on the Web Thursday, April 21 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 The US Government produces huge amounts of useful, and reliable, information. Did you know that 24.3 lbs = the per capita consumption of candy by Americans in 2009 (US Census)? […]

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For the history enthusiasts: To help mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, recently unveiled the nation’s largest online digitized presidential archive, providing unprecedented global access to the most important papers, […]

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Batter Up!

This is an exciting week for baseball fans: spring training begins March 2 as well as the renewed hope of seeing a favorite team playing in the World Series in October. For information about the game of baseball, visit the Major League Baseball website or visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame website. To find […]

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Library resources on the life of George Washington, the first U.S. President: –   books in the Cannell Library -  article in the Encyclopedia Britannica -  article in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences -  websites recommended by the Library of Congress

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Let’s Talk Turkey

Cooking a turkey this year for Thanksgiving? Check out this USDA website “Let’s Talk Turkey” to get the right cooking times and oven temperatures for your turkey. For other Thanksgiving related food recipes, you may want to look at the Food Network website. And for information about the history of Thanksgiving and its traditions, you […]

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The Exquisite Corpse Adventure

Image copyright Chris Van Dusen What is an Exquisite Corpse?  Why should you follow this story for the next year?  Who are the people behind this project?  All of your questions and more can be answered by visiting Read.gov at the Library of Congress, or just click on the Exquisite Corpse Adventure

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