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 …

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, …

#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 …