The Last Days of the Incas

On November 16th, 1532, the old world met the new world in a small town in the mountains of Northern Peru called Cajamarca. One-hundred sixty-eight Spanish, who had brazenly marched into the country intent on spreading Christianity for the Spanish Crown (and even more intent on enriching themselves), faced an Incan army of 80,000 encamped on the hills around them.

Plants of the Library, Volume 3

By Jeannie Hoag, Reference and Assessment Librarian In this biweekly column, meet the plants who live in the library or work from home with our library staff. Find out what they’re reading and how you can join them by checking out books from the Fordham Libraries! Catch up on all volumes of Plants …

Open Access Week 2020: Highlighting Open Educational Resources

By Tierney Gleason, Reference and Digital Humanities Librarian, and Jeannie Hoag, Reference and Assessment Librarian In recognition of Open Access Week 2020, we’re giving a shoutout to Open Educational Resources, or OER. For faculty, these open digital resources can help ease the stress of developing online course content from scratch. …

Plants of the Library, Volume 2

By Jeannie Hoag, Reference and Assessment Librarian In this biweekly column, meet the plants who live in the library or work from home with our library staff. Find out what they’re reading and how you can join them by checking out books from the Fordham Libraries! Catch up on all …

Voting Resources for Election Day

Fall is officially here and that can only mean one thing: Election Day is right around the corner! Election day is Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020. While the biggest race on the ballot will be for President, there are many down ballot races with important local and national implications. As many …

Plants of the Library, Volume 1

By Jeannie Hoag, Reference and Assessment Librarian In this biweekly column, meet the plants who live in the library or work from home with our library staff. Find out what they’re reading and how you can join them by checking out books from the Fordham Libraries! Name: Pachira AquaticaNickname: Money …

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, a time to review how we are prepared to handle different types of emergencies. While these preparations should take place throughout the year, there is no better time to review or create your plans in case of an emergency. We are in the midst of …