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Walsh Library Student Lounge
Walsh 108A is the now the Student Lounge- An inviting environment for students who just want a place to relax, get away from their books for a while, read their book for a while, enjoy a Starbucks coffee, or simply ponder their destiny. Read all about it, here!
The Data is in: What 2023 Can Teach Us About How We Use the Library
We’re more than a month into 2024, so what better time than now to dig up some quantifiable data and use it to fondly analyze 2023. Thanks to our diligent library staff scattered throughout every department and across each of our campuses, we have gathered some never-before-seen library usage statistics- Continue reading to check it out!
Coming Soon: Douglass Day Transcribe-a-thon on 2/14
On February 14 from noon until 3pm, Walsh Library will be hosting a Douglass Day transcribe-a-thon event for the first time. We put together this blog post to explain how it works. We hope you will consider joining us!
New Year, New You
Welcome back, Rams! Now that you’re recharged and ready to slide into 2024 with ease, it’s time to hit the books, and focus on some of those New Year’s resolutions. Whatever your goals for 2024 may be, the Fordham University Libraries has a plethora of material that can help guide you in seeing through those resolutions, and setting your sights on becoming the best version of you.
Books We Read in 2023
One of the many perks of working at a library is perhaps the most obvious: We are surrounded by books! Read on to discover what books our library staff could not put down in 2023.
Game & Checkout Pt. 3
The third edition of our Game & Checkout series, this post connects video games to materials available through the Fordham University Libraries. Continue reading to find out what book you should read next based on what video games you like to play.
The Kennedy Assassination – Six Decades of Questions
Nearly 60 years ago, on November 22nd, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Though Lee Harvey Oswald was determined as the lone gunman, a number of conspiracy theories have come forth since that fateful day in Dallas. Fortunately, the Fordham University Libraries has a large collection of books on the subject and is a federal depository library, allowing its patrons to research the matter for themselves and delve into all sides of the debate. Continue reading to find out more.
Introducing… The Loud Librarians Podcast
The Fordham University Libraries proudly presents its very first podcast- Loud Librarians. Read all about how hosts Hannah and Amber take listeners on a journey as they talk about, ponder, and discuss in great detail all the library things. Come along for the laughs but stay for the facts as Season One dives into the bewildering and magical world of copyright. Learn more about it in this blog post!
A Very Merry Open Access Week to You
Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research. Find out more about Open Access in this post.
The Informal Guide to Printing at Fordham
Ah, the wonderfully sophisticated world of printing… Admittedly, printing can be a somewhat overwhelming process, which is why we have put together this informal guide to printing at the Fordham Libraries.