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Fighting Back against Fake News

By |March 10th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Fighting Back against Fake News

After months of people pointing fingers and declaring what is and what isn’t “fake news”, Facebook has a starting place for identifying less-than-accurate news […]

An Elite Group

By |March 9th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on An Elite Group

The term “Copy editors” conjures up images of wire-framed bespectacled people hunched over their desks furiously scratching and swiping with their pencils (always pencils, never […]

Word Lovers Unite

By |March 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Word Lovers Unite

I like words. I like how they make me feel. I like how they roll off my tongue. Words like filipendulous are phonetically fun to […]

New Collaboration Increases Access

By |February 28th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New Collaboration Increases Access

EBSCO Information Services has been chosen as an approved content provider for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) framework. This interesting […]

The Lion and The Lamb

By |February 27th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on The Lion and The Lamb

March is just around the corner and I think of wind, kites and maybe a little spring. I also think of my mother who […]

The Library for the People

By |February 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on The Library for the People

One of President Obama’s final appointments was the new Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. The first person of color and the first woman […]

Putting Textbooks in Their Place

By |February 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Putting Textbooks in Their Place

Textbooks are large in both size and cost. Add to that how fast they become outdated, and is easy to understand why other options are […]

Looking at Language Differently

By |February 23rd, 2017|News, semantic|Comments Off on Looking at Language Differently

Cognitive linguistics refers to the school of thought within linguistics that interprets language in terms of the concepts, sometimes universal, sometimes specific to a […]

Looking for the Truth

By |February 22nd, 2017|News, reference, search|Comments Off on Looking for the Truth

We have all been there. It might be a in the middle of a professional conversation or social gathering and someone uses a word […]