What We Miss About Fordham

After more than eleven weeks of working at home, we asked the Fordham University Libraries staff what they miss most about being on campus. From daily interactions with colleagues to spending time with family on the beautiful Rose Hill campus, there is so much to look forward to when it’s …

Part 5: At Home with Our Library Staff

By Catherine Gilbert, Executive Secretary and Laura Childs, Emerging Technologies Librarian With the Spring semester nearly finished, and graduation around the corner, the challenges and obstacles we have overcome so far this year are significant. Through these times, a common theme, however, is people working together (albeit remotely), and helping …

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 …

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, …

Reading, Then & Now

The time has come for our final blog post of the decade. The next time you see us, it will be 2020! That got us thinking: what are some popular books from the last time the roaring ’20s came around? Interestingly, the bestselling books of the 1920’s are not necessarily …