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Monthly Archives: January 2009
On January 8th 2009, the National Institute for Literacy released it’s report, Developing Early Literacy. Learn about the findings on early predictors of literacy, intervention strategies, instructional practices and much more.
On January 30, 1815, Congress approved the purchase of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library of 6,487 books for $23,950.
A new executive order has been signed by President Obama that establishes new “policies and procedures governing the assertion of executive privilege by incumbent and former Presidents in connection with the release of Presidential records by the National Archives and … Continue reading
Folger Shakespeare Library http://folger.edu/index.cfm The Folger Shakespeare Library opened in 1932 as a gift to the United States from Henry Clay Folger and his wife Emily Jordan Folger. Located in Washington, DC, the Library continues to be administered by a … Continue reading
Will 2009 be the year of the ebook? Chris Andrews of Gutenberg.com thinks so and he gives 20 reasons why.
National Science Foundation: Classroom Resources http://www.nsf.gov/news/classroom/ The Classroom Resources section of the National Science Foundation’s website has a collection of materials for school teachers, students, and parents of students. The lessons are suitable for grades K-12, higher education, and lifelong … Continue reading
The Dallas News has an update on the future library of President George W. Bush.
Be a POWER SEARCHER! LexisNexis has a wiki available with tips for academic users. Click on the links below (off-campus users will need to authenticate) to view the brief instructions for getting the information that you want. Company Dossier: Compare … Continue reading
For a closer look at the happenings on Capitol Hill check out YouTube’s new channels, The Senate Hub and The House Hub. Content will include video postings from Senators and Representatives, behind-the-scenes footage, clips of floor speeches and committee hearings.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity [pdf] http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/collection.php?alias=/bia Published by The Institute for Antiquity and Christianity at the Claremont Graduate School, The Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity is primarily concerned with studies that investigate aspects … Continue reading