Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:
Credo Reference includes 838 reference ebooks and more than 3.4 million full text entries. Take a look!
AccessScience added lots of new content this month. There’s a new research review on genes controlling beak size and shape in Darwin’s finches. New briefings include:
There are new articles on:
And new videos and animations include:
Finally, there’s a new video biography of Michael I. Posner, winner of the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science.
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We’re excited to announce our latest online subscription, Opposing Viewpoints in Context. This award-winning database is ideal for students writing argument papers about current events or controversial subjects. You’ll find:
New and recently updated topics include:
Take a look and let us know if you have any questions!
September 15th through October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Hispanic contributions to United States history, culture, and society. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and visit these sites for more information:
In the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it’s appropriate to remember that September is National Preparedness Month. You can’t always predict when an emergency will happen, but you can prepare. Dr. Ali Khan of the CDC says, “If you are generally well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack.” Be informed, make a plan, and build a kit with information from these sites:
Also check out these books and ebooks from our collection.
September is the national awareness month for several types of cancer. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.
Check out these sites for more information:
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
National Blood Cancer Awareness Month
“Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” —Article 3, Library Bill of Rights
Did you know there are hundreds of attempts to remove books from libraries and classrooms every year? Please join us in celebrating this year’s Banned Books Week (September 24-30) and our freedom to read. Take a look at the American Library Association’s lists of Frequently Challenged Books and check one out from our collection:
Check one out and exercise your First Amendment rights!