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Category: <span>Tools & Tips</span>

Category: Tools & Tips

Fair Use in the Real World

Fair Use Week is an annual celebration of the doctrines of fair use in the U.S. and fair dealing in Canada. These are limitations to copyright law that, under certain circumstances, allow people to use copyrighted works without permission from the owner. But why does that matter?

Library Instruction: Supporting Research in the Virtual Classroom

As the Fordham community gears up for another semester during COVID-19, the library staff would like to remind everyone that we are here to help and provide support through library instruction. While we may not be able to meet in person, there are still many ways to partner with the library to develop student research skills.

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …