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
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
Open Data, as a concept, is the idea that some data should be available to everyone, and should be free to use without restrictions. In this post, we cover what qualifies as open data and where you can find it.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
You’ve most likely heard about “Brexit” lately. But what is Brexit, and why does it matter? After passing a referendum to leave the European UnionRead More