at the College of Charleston North Campus & Lowcountry Graduate Center

Pop Culture: Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ and Information Resources


This is a great research guide on imagery, literary and cultural references, locations, and more in Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Interesting stuff to discuss with your friends and family.

http://libguides.mica.edu/c.php?g=487209&p=3332161

 

A Tribute to Mother Emanuel Church


Co-curated by Lowcountry Africana, the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, and the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture in partnership with the Mother Emanuel Church. Funded in part by the College of Charleston’s Race and Social Justice Initiative.

http://ldhi.library.cofc.edu/exhibits/show/mother-emanuel-tribute

Search Engines for Research!


guerrilla researchDo you get stuck searching Google? Other search engines exist that are great for research!

Here are 100 search engines for research from TeachThought.

http://teachthought.com/learning/100-search-engines-for-academic-research/

Image source: Axbom, Per (2011). Guerrilla research method. Retrieved from Flickr.

Social Worker Month!


Reprinted from: National Association of Social Workers. (2016). Social work month 2016. Retrieved from https://www.socialworkers.org/pressroom/swmonth/2016/default.asp

Social Work Month 2016 – Forging Solutions Out of Challenges

Our nation’s more than 600,000 social workers have amazing tenacity and talent.

They confront some of the most challenging issues facing individuals, families, communities and society and forge solutions that help people reach their full potential and make our nation a better place to live.

We celebrate the contributions of social workers during National Social Work Month in March.

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Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score


Register for this free seminar on understanding and improving your credit score.

Breakfast provided!

Register by following this link.

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Curious?


brain imageAre you a curious person? Do you love to learn new things?

Visit https://curiosity.com/ to build your knowledge.

New York Public Library Makes 180,000 High-Res Images Available Online


NPR reports that New York Public Library is making more than 180,000 of its public-domain items — including maps, posters, manuscripts, sheet music, drawings, photographs, letters, ancient texts — as high-resolution downloads, available to the public without restriction.

Click to start viewing the items.

Freedmen’s Bureau Project


The Freedmen’s Bureau Project — a new initiative spearheaded by the Smithsonian, the National Archives, the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints — will make available online 1.5 million historical documents, finally allowing descendants of former African-American slaves to learn more about their family roots. Near the end of the US Civil War, The Freedmen’s Bureau was created to help newly-freed slaves find their footing in postbellum America.

 

(source: http://www.openculture.com/2015/06/1-5-million-slavery-era-documents-will-be-digitized-helping-african-americans-to-learn-about-their-lost-ancestors.html)

Digital Scholarship Series (downtown campus)


The Graduate School and the Addlestone Library are pleased to announce the first Digital Scholarship Graduate Education Series. Location, Addlestone Library, College of Charleston.

Digital Scholarship Series

Resume Writing Workshop


GRADUATE SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP (College of Charleston)

RESUME WORKSHOP: OPERATION EMPLOYMENT

Facilitator: Linda Robinson, Interim Director of Career Center

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Time: 4-5pm

Location: Career Center, Lightsey Center 216

Please bring a copy of your resume!


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