Databases and Digital Editions of Nineteenth-Century Newspaper Poetry

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Portrait of James Russell Lowell, circa 1855

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Todd Thompson (Associate Professor of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania) and Jessica Showalter (Information Resources and Services Support Specialist, Penn State Libraries) discuss their in-progress digital edition of James Russell Lowell’s Hosea Biglow poems as they appeared in newspapers. Thompson and Showalter share some insights and tips they developed while researching with EBSCO’s database, American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3 (1838-1852).... Read More »

Top 10 Reasons for Using Primary Sources with K-12 Students

Posted July 27, 2015 in Content

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Dr. Lee W. Eysturlid, Science Instructor at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, provides 10 tips for librarians to consider in helping to bring primary sources into the classroom and also some information about a great resource for primary sources. With more than 50,000 primary sources, ABC-CLIO Solutions databases are chock-full of unique primary sources and additional activities to engage students with the primary sources.... Read More »

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