- Curious about what is required reading in 28 countries around the world?
- Publishers Weekly just announced their Best Books of 2018 within 13 categories! Great for readers and anyone who buys books as holiday presents!
- Want your vote to help thousands of readers find their next book? Then vote in the opening round of the Goodreads Choice Awards 2018! The winners in 21 categories will be announced on December 4th!
- There are additional options for you other than Google Scholar: try Microsoft Academic (now in Beta), Get the Research (also in Beta), or Semantic Scholar to round out your research.
- The Saturday Evening Post now has a new website and has cover archives going back almost 200 years!
- The Art Institute of Chicago has now made their digital archives public, with over 44,000 images and counting...
- Teddy Roosevelt’s papers are now online and available to the public through the Library of Congress.
- Find an excuse to use NYC Open Data with your students. Get some ideas for your “open data in action” projects by viewing this gallery!
- Have any HS students interested in fashion who want to take their research further? Send them here.
- Want access to a John Green-led reading community where you get exclusive content about the book and author for as little as $10 every six weeks? Then check out Life’s Library Book Club! All of your subscription cost will go directly to Partners in Health.
- ELA teachers: do you want to spread the wealth as well as get the wealth? Then check out a new crowd-sourced program called Book Club Share that allows teachers and librarians to move around classroom sets of books to those who need them and those who want to share them!
- How well can your students tell factual from opinion statements? How about you?
- Want a new Google product that can help you hyper-identify items in photos? How about a shortcut to your Google Drive, even if you don’t have your Chrome browser up?
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