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The Kennedy Assassination – Six Decades of Questions

Nearly 60 years ago, on November 22nd, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Though Lee Harvey Oswald was determined as the lone gunman, a number of conspiracy theories have come forth since that fateful day in Dallas. Fortunately, the Fordham University Libraries has a large collection of books on the subject and is a federal depository library, allowing its patrons to research the matter for themselves and delve into all sides of the debate. Continue reading to find out more.

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A Very Merry Open Access Week to You

Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research. Find out more about Open Access in this post.

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Constitution Day 2023

It’s Constitution Day again, the day we celebrate the approval of the United States Constitution by the delegates to the constitutional convention in 1787. While we all know the basics that we learned in school, how well do we know the details of this historic document? To mark this Constitution Day, let’s try a little quiz!

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The Future of Libraries: AI and Machine Learning

Once upon a time librarians and researchers alike, relied on tools and methods of yore to retrieve information. Nowadays, it seems as though all we must do is wave the magic wand of AI technology and *poof* –the answers to all of our questions and research needs appear right before our eyes. Is using ChatGPT and other AI technologies truly this simple? Are we cursed to forever endure the monotonous string of machine-generated narratives? Fear not, dear user, and join the Fordham University Libraries team as we explore these new technologies as tools to supplement–not supplant–the very important work that we all do.

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Second Chance Month

April is Second Chance Month, a time dedicated to supporting the safe and successful reentry of millions of people returning from incarceration each year. Read on to discover the many benefits of prison libraries and why it’s important to raise awareness about Second Chance Month.

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