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Language Tip #4

When learning a language it is important to be able to find resources by yourself. Here’s a short activity you can try out today to improve your research skills. 187 more words


Our Connection to Seicheprey

Over the course of our school year, our class has had a deep connection with the town of Seicheprey in France. We first learned about Seicheprey through our research about Sergeant Stubby, the war dog of the 102nd US Infantry. 433 more words

Connecticut History

On data science and me

Growing up, my father and I shared a love for Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which I am proud to say I have now passed on to my sons. 732 more words

Information Literacy

I had an idea - and it worked!

I have often thought that when students have problems using Shibboleth institutional logins for our e-resources, the best solution would be to go for a Costa coffee – then we could practice logging in and searching the different resources.  254 more words


Social Media Sources "Over There" For #CTHistory!

As we prepare for our public presentation for the April meeting of the Suffield Historical Society, we are also keeping an eye on social media sources “over there” for the upcoming events at Seicheprey. 348 more words

Project-based Learning

Literature Searching

This post is by Library Research Support Advisor, Kirstine McDermid

Research is all about searching and discovering. Busy researchers’ day-to-day scholarly activities can often require ad hoc “quick and dirty” searches – usually in the form of typing something quickly into Google or using a scattergun, clicking from link to link approach. 674 more words

Research Support

Research Skills - Anticipatory Nausea

One of the most important transferable skills that I think I have gained during my placement is in scientific research. Our project at Maggie’s Centre was to select a topic around cancer and deliver a literature search around it. 275 more words

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