Wednesday, June 10, 2020

JSTOR Daily: Readings on Institutionalized Racism

 Here are a number of readings providing background on racism in the U.S.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Project Muse in Focus: Confronting Structural Racism

Another BVU resource is the wide range of information the BVU Library makes available to our community on nearly any topic.  Learning can happen anytime!  Our electronic resources are ALWAYS OPEN!

One of our content providers Project Muse provides a "...selection of temporarily free scholarship,,,on the history of structural racism in the United States and how the country can realize anti-racist reform."

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Things to do at home for all ages

The public library of Goleta, CA has put together this list of links of things to do while we are all self-isolating.  And none of these links involve cleaning your house!  There are free online classes, movies, musicals, coloring pages, puzzles, games and practical things like how to sew face masks and white noise generators to block distracting noises.  There is a separate link for kids activities, too.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

National Emergency Library

The Internet Archives is making available a service they call the National Emergency Library to serve all the displaced students.  This collection of over one million e-books is available if you register for free.  Read the announcement here, and scroll down and click on the FAQ for any lingering questions you might have.  You can "borrow" up to 10 e-books for 14 days.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Five Essential Online Learning Strategies

We are one week away from all online classes.  Are you feeling a little anxious about that?  Dr. Jennifer Bachner from Johns Hopkins University put together these five online learning strategies to get you started.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Taking your course online

Read this guest column from Inside Higher Ed that has some practical advice about how to convert your class to an online delivery mode.