2. Need to research something on a more local level? Then check out the newly-created State Archives page on the library website.
3. From now through the end of 2018, JSTOR is providing FREE access to 3,200 scholarly titles from five publishers: Fordham University Press, University of Hawaii Press, University of Illinois Press, University of Michigan Press, and University Press of Colorado. This high quality, peer-reviewed content offers in-depth scholarship, including context that helps students who are just beginning to learn about a topic. This set of titles covers 40 disciplines, including History, Language & Literature, and Political Science. Go here to download the spreadsheet of titles, scroll to the far right for the URLs, and then the access is all yours! Let me know if you need any help accessing these books.
4. In every episode of the LeVar Burton Reads podcast, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek, Roots) hand-picks a different piece of short fiction, and reads it to you. Enough said.
5. I told you this last year at the same time: everyone needs a Book Concierge. Still true!
6. A free computer literacy course, from Google, designed to prepare learners for a growing number of jobs that require basic digital skills.
7. Want to be happier? Then take Yale's most popular course, free online!
8. The kids are all right. In many ways, especially now. Here's a creative exercise that 50 of them did, connecting classic texts to stories from the New York Times...
9. Facing History's 2018 Student Essay Contest is here, and there is $25,000 on the table for the winners! The contest ends March 28th, so get cracking!
10. Did you know that Teaching Tolerance had a searchable library of leveled texts all ready for you to use?