The month of May is unearthing a plethora of complexity within the Fordham community. The pandemic is over a year old, vaccine research brings both promise and hesitancy, the days grow longer and warmer, and in the midst of all this we find ourselves celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
We are pleased to share that the Fordham Museum has been featured in the April 2021 edition of Connections, published by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU). Written by Curator of University Art Jennifer Udell, Ph.D., the article explores a new student-curated exhibit, “Facing the Past: Reexamining the Modern History of Objects in the Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art.”
April 29th is the Day of DH 2021, where digital humanities (DH) practitioners share their work with a global community through social media and blog posts. This year’s theme is “multilingual DH.” In this post, we highlight the library’s Italian Pamphlet Digital Collection and share a selection of tools to help with multilingual DH projects.
Keeping track of your research can get a tricky, especially when using multiple databases. Fortunately, some databases allow users to create a personal account to track and save their research across multiple sessions. This post covers the benefits of using personal accounts and provides a tutorial for using features available in EBSCO, ProQuest, and JSTOR.
Citizen science projects are a great way to introduce new students to research and the scientific process, as well as gather community support for and increase engagement with research. They’re also a great way to move forward with your own research! Take a look at a few examples of citizen science below to see what they’re all about.
This is the 25th year we’ve been graced with National Poetry Month. If you regularly recognize National Poetry Month, it might be a welcome reminder of normalcy. And if you’ve never celebrated this month but want to dip your toe into the waters of the poetry pond, you’ve chosen a great time to explore.