AccessScience added lots of new content in August. New briefings include:
New/updated articles include:
New videos and animations include:
And finally, there’s a new lesson plan on Neutrino Astronomy.
After ye be speakin’ like a true gentleman of fortune, haul wind to Mango Languages, where ye will find more than 70 foreign language and ESL courses! Don’t be a monolingual scallywag!
“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 23-29) 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!
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:
Just a reminder that the Library provides access to The Chronicle of Higher Education. This includes all of the premium content available exclusively to online subscribers, including archives going back to 1989. From their About The Chronicle page:
The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities. As the unrivaled leader in higher education journalism, we serve our readers with indispensable real-time news and deep insights, plus the essential tools, career opportunities, and knowledge to succeed in a rapidly changing world.
Our award-winning journalism is well-known at colleges and universities: More than 2 million people visit our website every month, and 1,650 organizations across the country make our journalism available to every one of their employees and students. Our newsroom is home to top experts in higher education who contribute to the ongoing conversation on the issues that matter.
By creating a free personal account, you can subscribe to Newsletters and participate in Forums. For those who prefer paper, we also subscribe to The Chronicle in print; look for it in our Periodicals collection.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is constantly adding and updating coverage of current events and controversial subjects, perfect for students writing argument papers. Here are some new and recently updated topics:
September is the national awareness month for several types of cancer. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.
We also have some really good databases for finding articles on cancer, including Salem Health: Cancer, Health Reference Center Academic, Health & Wellness Resource Center, Consumer Health Complete, and Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition.
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