Open Access Week 2020: Highlighting Open Educational Resources

By Tierney Gleason, Reference and Digital Humanities Librarian, and Jeannie Hoag, Reference and Assessment Librarian In recognition of Open Access Week 2020, we’re giving a shoutout to Open Educational Resources, or OER. For faculty, these open digital resources can help ease the stress of developing online course content from scratch. …

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. …

#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 …

5 Tips for Distance Learners

By Kirsten Lee, Distance Learning Liaison While nearly 1,500 Fordham students attend classes exclusively on our online campus, that number has grown suddenly to include the entire Fordham teaching and learning community. Though we may never see you at our three campus libraries, the Fordham University Libraries are working hard …

Staying Informed About COVID-19

By Katie Wolf, Science and Technology Librarian You are probably aware of the new coronavirus that is spreading throughout the globe. It is most commonly referred to as COVID-19, which is the disease that the virus (named SARS-CoV-2) causes. But what exactly is the situation surrounding the virus and how …