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Friday, May 24, 2013
Celebrate Memorial Day: Support our Troops
Practical ways to support the troops from PBS.
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Congratulations, Class of 2013!
Best wishes from Iona College Libraries
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Monday, May 13, 2013
Chronicling America: Mother's Day
History and online primary sources related to the origin of Mother's Day from the Library of Congress.
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Friday, May 10, 2013
NOVA's Physics Blog
NOVA's Physics Blog is billed as "the physics of nothing, everything, and all the things in between." This "Nature of Reality" blog promises "a space that welcomes big ideas about space, time, and the universe." The posts here include graphics, animations, and other visually compelling materials. Each entry concludes with the Go Deeper area, which features the editor's picks for further reading.
Go to NOVA's Physics Blog
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Teacher to Teacher: Critical Thinking in the College Class..
Teacher to Teacher: Critical Thinking in the College Classroom provides personal, practical, and published materials collected to help you cultivate critical thinking skills in your students, especially first-year students.
These materials are contained in 14 modules--ten focused on specific critical thinking skills, and four on specific teaching methods.
This website was funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and developed by the Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment (DIIA) and the School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) at The University of Texas at Austin.
Posted By Adrienne Franco at 8:33 PM in Category: Information Literacy
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Health and Wellness at Iona College Research Guide
The Health and Wellness at Iona College Research Guide is a one-stop resource created for the Iona community. Look for articles, books, web sites, and other resources on health topics such as exercise, nutrition, and alternative medicine. Help make the guide even better by sharing information you think would benefit the Iona community in the comment box.
Visit the Health & Wellness at Iona College guide
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Friday, April 26, 2013
Extracting Audio from Pictures
Audio has been extracted from pictures of 19th century sound recording discs found in books. Read about the process of converting pictures of sound discs to actual audio, and listen to some of these recordings, in an online article from the Media Preservation Initiative at the University of Indiana, Bloomington.
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
LOC Webcast: Perspectives on the Environment
The Evolving Moral Landscape: Perspectives on the Environment, Literary, Historical and Interplanetary.
Three scholars from three different disciplines discuss human perspectives on the environment and the moral implications of those views. View the full webcast here.
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Join us for the Faculty Author Reception!
Please join us for the Iona College Libraries' annual Faculty Author Reception. The event will be held Wednesday, April 17th, 3:30-5:00 in Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library. We will honor those faculty who have published in the past year, and a number of faculty members will speak on their work. Light refreshments will be served. Please see our guide on Iona's faculty authors for more information.
Posted By Diana at 2:15 PM in Category: Library News & Events
JSTOR's new search interface
Please take a look at the new search interface for JSTOR. We'd be excited to hear your feedback.
JSTOR: Beta Search
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