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The Contradictory Origins of Mother’s Day

How a call for social action became a patriotic holiday, then turned into a multibillion-dollar industry.

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10 May 2018

Ragtime, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rap

What researching the music craze of the Progressive Era reveals about the evolution of American popular music.

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07 May 2018

Content Diversity in the Humanities

Jisc report highlights trends and challenges to libraries in supporting the mix of content researchers require

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30 Apr 2018

Never Forget: Why We Need Holocaust Education

Exploring the value – and challenges – of meaningfully teaching about an emotionally-charged history.

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26 Apr 2018

Unexpected Joy, Discovery and Achievement

How one researcher’s eclectic journey led to radical changes in the way we think about autism.

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23 Apr 2018

Gangsters, Moonshiners and Rum Runners

Rare primary-source documents reveal the gritty reality of Prohibition-era law enforcement and the dangers they faced.

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20 Apr 2018

What Was Unique About the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising?

Why did this massive rebellion occur in the Warsaw Ghetto, and not in other places where armed resistance was perhaps more feasible?.

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19 Apr 2018

The Ongoing Quest to Uncover Walt Whitman

A kind of literary detective, Zachary Turpin is making a career out of discovering lost writings from the 19th century.

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17 Apr 2018

How Japan’s Oldest Private University Evolved its Collection

Keio University’s library faced a challenge: they needed more books to support the school’s growing curriculum, but were running out of space. Here’s what they did.

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16 Apr 2018

Putting the Spotlight on Saudi Research Achievements

How the Saudi Digital Library is raising global awareness of scholarly outputs from universities in Saudi Arabia.

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11 Apr 2018