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 …

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 …

Labor Day Reflections

By Jane Suda, Head of Reference & Information Services For many of us, Labor Day 2020 will mark the end of a long, lonely, socially distanced summer. For Fordham, this holiday marks the start of a new, hybrid, Fordham Forward school year!   Given the economic turmoil of the past year, …