Welcome to Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month 2021!

¡Bienvenidxs! Bem-vindxs! September 15 through October 15 is Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month and the Library wants to celebrate with you! Want to know which Hispanic and Latinx titles our Library colleagues are reading? Follow the conversation between Video Collections Librarian Leigh … Continue reading

The beginnings of Jim Crow America in the database “African Americans and Jim Crow”

With the database “African Americans and Jim Crow: Repression and Protest, 1883-1922” the Library offers access to the burst of African American literary creativity that followed victory over the Southern Confederacy and slavery. Many of the works produced by the … Continue reading

Celebrate Disability Pride month! Visit “Disability in the Modern World”

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 — now recognized as National Disability Independence Day, making July Disability Pride Month. Celebrate the passage of the landmark ADA and learn about the Disability Rights … Continue reading

The SNCC Digital Gateway: Civil rights history translated into action today

The Library now offers access to the SNCC Digital Gateway, about the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee — the only national civil rights organization of the 1960s led by young people! Members appearing on this site who were involved in SNCC … Continue reading