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Lenten Resources

With Ash Wednesday on February 10th, Lent is rapidly approaching. With that in mind, check out the following resources for a fruitful Lent:

In the Library… 604 more words

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Education Dictionaries and Glossaries

By Thomas DeVere Wolsey 

In August, I published a post with links to discipline-specific glossaries and dictionaries. Because the internet has such a wealth of resources, it is sometimes difficult to find the sites you want or the key words for a search you need. 376 more words


House of Lords papers now available digitally

The National Library of Scotland has been working in partnership with Proquest and the House of Lords to digitise 19th century House of Lords papers.  These are now available alongside the House of Commons digitised material on the   44 more words

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Resource Introduction: Google My Maps

What is it?

Google My Maps uses the powerful Google Maps engine to offer the user the ability to create, edit, and share maps. You can use the system to pin places, add images, draw shapes, and more. 311 more words

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Burns Night!

There are a handful of literary holidays scattered throughout the year, but Burns Night is a singularly delightful one.

To begin at the beginning, Burns Night is generally celebrated on January 25th, to correspond with Robbie Burns’ birthday. 657 more words

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Peter Sokolowski at Merriam-Webster Dictionary talks about a billion “lookups” a year

Peter Sokolowski is editor at large at Merriam-Webster, where he works on the Word of the Day podcast, Ask the Editor videos, and short articles about word trends and etymologies ( 1,844 more words


Resource Introduction: Google Drive

What is it?

Google Drive is two tools. First, it is a storage space for files, somewhat like the hard drive on your computer or a flash drive in your pocket. 269 more words

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