We wanted to share a selection of resources available at Fordham University Libraries and beyond to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Whether you are interested in taking a deep dive into biographies, speeches, videos, photographs, or other types of primary sources, librarians are here to help you find the content that inspires your curiosity.Read More
JSTOR (Journal Storage) is an academic resource that aggregates over 12 million journal articles, books, and primary sources. With a large scope of 75 disciplines, this resource is an invaluable tool for research. Recently, JSTOR has worked diligently on projects and updates to their primary sources collections. Check out more information about these here!Read More
Your personal librarian is like a mythical being who shows you all the library shortcuts and makes your time at Fordham so much easier, only it’s a real person. In this post, find out more about how the personal librarian project helps students succeed.Read More
We are happy to share that Fordham Library’s own Hannah Herrlich has been published in Internet Reference Services Quarterly. Her article investigates how librarians, professors, & researchers engage with scholarly communication and use OA resources.Read More
Juneteenth originated in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1865 when Union Army General Granger issued General Order No. 3, relaying the news of the Emancipation Proclamation. This announcement came more than a month after the official end of the Civil War and over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
To commemorate Juneteenth, this post features a selection of resources highlighting music, first-person accounts from former enslaved individuals, and the gradual abolition of slavery in New York State.Read More
Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, a series of protests beginning in the early hours of June 28, 1969 in response to a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in the West Village. In this post, discover primary resources covering the Stonewall Riots and New York City’s first annual Pride marches, known as Christopher Street Liberation Day.Read More