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That Time the Literary Digest Poll Got the 1936 Election Wrong

Atlanta Daily World front page, November 4, 1936

It’s not the size of the sample...

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07 Sep 2016

A Librarian’s Guide to Becoming Data Driven

Library computer stations

An interview with Michael Levine-Clark, Dean and Director of the University of Denver Libraries.

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06 Sep 2016

The Student’s Guide to Workers, Labor, and the Left in History Vault

Would you like to be in the band or a clown? (Labor Day celebration, 1940) (LOC)

Students will find numerous collections in History Vault to study workers, labor unions, and the American Left during the 20th century.

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05 Sep 2016

3 Reasons Why Makerspaces are for Academic Libraries, Too

Edmonton Public Library Makerspace

Since the Fayetteville Public Library pioneered the concept of makerspaces in libraries in 2011, we’ve known that this trend was here to stay.

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02 Sep 2016

Genocide Testimony Enriches Learning for Students of French

Man giving testimony

The Visual History Archive allows students to better understand those who experienced the German occupation of France in the 1940s.

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31 Aug 2016

Corruption, Mega-Events, and Hope: 3 Books on Brazil and Latin America

Rio de Janeiro

Three books provide insights on the challenges and triumphs of Brazil and all of Latin America.

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30 Aug 2016

The Quirky World of Citation Styles

Table: Top citation styles

There are at least 4000 styles for citing source materials!

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29 Aug 2016

How Genocide Became a Crime Under International Law

Plaque honoring Raphael Lemkin in Poland

In 1944, Lemkin's most important work, Axis Rule in Occupied Europe, was published in the U.S and coined the term genocide.

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28 Aug 2016

Food Studies (Online)...there is a Dissertation for That!

Dinner table

Food is an invaluable lens for examining developments in gender roles, class structures, government, health, technology, and more.

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24 Aug 2016

Standing Up Against Racism in the New York Public Library

Regina Andrews

Blog post regarding the NAACP, Regina Andrews and the fight for fairness. Posted August 18, 2016.

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18 Aug 2016