Part 3: At Home with Our Library Staff

By Catherine Gilbert, Executive Secretary and Laura Childs, Emerging Technologies Librarian Here we are, several weeks into this “new normal.” We’ve established new routines, worked out the kinks, and we continue to adapt to the ever-changing guidance to stay safe. By this time, though, the novelty of working — and …

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) & The Rosenblatt Collection

By Evan Frankl, Reference Librarian, Fordham Westchester Campus Many of us are probably familiar with the “holiday” of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This was established by the U.N. General Assembly to mark the date (January 27th) that the most infamous of concentration camps, Auschwitz, was liberated by the Allied forces. …

April is National Poetry Month

By Evan Frankl, Reference Librarian, Fordham Westchester Campus Do you remember studying poetry in High School? Loved it? Hated it? Vaguely remember “Poem-in-Your-Pocket” Day? Here is your chance to live, or re-live poetry, as the Academy of American Poets presents National Poetry Month in April (now in its 24th year). …

Part 2: At Home with Our Library Staff

By Catherine Gilbert, Executive Secretary and Laura Childs, Emerging Technologies Librarian While many of you are making the huge leap from traditional learning to distance learning, the Fordham University Libraries staff is making a similar adjustment from working in our beautiful libraries to working from home. In Part Two of …

Part 1: At Home with Our Library Staff

By Catherine Gilbert, Executive Secretary and Laura Childs, Emerging Technologies Librarian While many of you are making the huge leap from traditional learning to distance learning, the Fordham University Libraries staff is making a similar adjustment from working in our beautiful libraries to working from home. In this new series, …

#GetCounted in the 2020 Census

By Tierney Gleason, Reference and Digital Humanities Librarian The 2020 Census As we cope with these uncertain times and try our best to finish the semester online, it’s important to remember the 2020 Census. Mandated by Article I, Section 2 of The Constitution, the Decennial Census for Population and Housing …