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Collection Spotlight: The ARTFL Project

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Posted on May 16, 2023, 1 p.m.

The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) is a cooperative venture between the French government and the University of Chicago.

Collection Spotlight: ProQuest Congressional

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Posted on May 12, 2023, 1 p.m.

Gain access to current and historical Congressional information, bills, reports and regulations.

Libraries Facility Video

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Posted on May 8, 2023, 4 p.m.

A Million Stories Under One Roof, video by Keith Kobland after its building in 2012.

Collection Spotlight: Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

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Posted on May 4, 2023, 1 p.m.

OWL provides one stop shopping to help formulate a thesis, draft a paper, cite sources and much more.

Collection Spotlight: Met Opera on Demand: Student Access

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Posted on May 1, 2023, 11 a.m.

The best of the Metropolitan Opera streamed directly into your living room? Of course!

The “Straight-Backed, High-Nosed, Stiff-Necked, Great British Young Lady”: Music and Art of Liza Lehmann

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Posted on May 1, 2023, 10 a.m.

Liza Lehmann (1862–1918) was one of the most prolific song composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and an influential vocal pedagogue.

Beyond paywalls: Syracuse University Libraries as portal to high quality digital journalism

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Posted on April 28, 2023, 9 a.m.

News and newspaper access to New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection

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Posted on April 27, 2023, 10 a.m.

A reflection on the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Collection from a graduate student intern.

Collection Spotlight: AM Primary Source Databases and Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

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Posted on April 18, 2023, 2 p.m.

Let optical character recognition (OCR) technology help you search the past.

Collection Spotlight: SAGE Research Methods: Data Visualization

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Posted on April 6, 2023, 1 p.m.

SAGE Research Methods: Data Visualization provides data and design resources for the creation of compelling, informative displays.

Spring Cleaning your Files and Records

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Posted on April 5, 2023, 10 a.m.

April is Records and Information Management Month, which serves as a great reminder that it is time to ‘spring clean’ our offices and our records.

Collection Spotlight: National Science Foundation Document Library

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Posted on March 31, 2023, 10 a.m.

The National Science Foundation Document Library provides free public access to peer-reviewed materials from NSF-funded research.

Top 15 Most Visited Research Guides for Early 2023

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Posted on March 30, 2023, 2 p.m.

This popularity ranking is readily viewable to all using the full “All Guides” view on our Research Guides landing page.

SURFACE – Winter ETDs for 2022

Posted on March 28, 2023, 10 a.m.

The Electronic Theses and Dissertations records submitted by the Graduate School for Winter 2022 are now available in SURFACE.

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2023

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Posted on March 27, 2023, noon

This curation of books explores the different themes of the AAPI stories including mental health, identity, immigration, invisibility and the Asian American experience.

Collection Spotlight: ACM Digital Library

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Posted on March 24, 2023, 10 a.m.

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Digital Library offers full-text access to ACM’s journals, technical magazines, books, and conference proceedings as well as the broader ACM Guide to Computing Literature database.

Collection Spotlight: The Foundation Directory Online

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Posted on March 20, 2023, 9 a.m.

The Foundation Directory Online is a searchable database of foundations, funding sources, grants and corporate funders in the social sector.

Collection Spotlight: Korean studies Information Services System (KISS)

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Posted on March 10, 2023, 9 a.m.

Korean studies Information Services System (KISS) is a full-text, multidisciplinary database of Korean scholarly journal articles, university publications and research papers.

“What ability lurks within women”

Letter from Amelia Earhart to Margaret Bourke-White, August 31, 1933

Posted on March 8, 2023, 10 a.m.

August 31, 1933, famed aviator Amelia Earhart wrote a brief note to photographer and photojournalist, Margaret Bourke-White, thanking Bourke-White for sending on one of her recent photographic prints.

Collection Spotlight: Professional Development on Your Own Time

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Posted on March 3, 2023, 9 a.m.

Career preparation isn’t limited to the classroom. Fill in the missing pieces and learn some new professional development skills.

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