Vital Statistics On American Politics: Looking for information on elections, government, and politics? Here is a single resource useful in exploring the raw numbers behind American politics (easier to use than using 100s of Web pages). You’ll find this book in the reference section of the library.
Citation Style Guides: This site is a convenient reference tool for students who need to write bibliographies using specific citation styles. Modern Language Association (MLA), Chicago (Turabian), American Psychological Association (APA), and American Anthropological Association (AAA) styles are featured. Presents examples of specific citations and links to other Web sources explaining the citation styles. Includes examples of electronic reference formats. From the Seattle Central Community College Library. From Librarians Index to the Internet
The Worldwide Elections Guide comes from the UCSD Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Research and gather data on the history of elections in Mexico, Central America, Asia, Europe… Find out about the electoral process from our backyard to the entire world.
I met Brain Smith, the creator and editor of The Laughing Librarian at ILA. He is cool, and he comes up with some good things. Thought this may be worth adding to lighten your day.
New in the library collection: Brain sex [videorecording]: brain architecture and the sexes Scientific studies indicate that men and women do not have identical brain structures which may account for some of the differences in behavior between sexes. 3 part video series: [pt. 1.] Sugar and spice : the facts behind sex differences — [pt. 2.] Anything you can do, I can do better : why the sexes excel differently. — [pt. 3.] Love, love me do : how sex differences affect relationships.
New in the Library Collection: Edgar Allan Poe : comprehensive research and study guide Learn about the American writer Edgar Allan Poe, master of mystery and inventor of the short story. This book is waiting for you to come in and check it out!
Making of America: “A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.”
Jazz Age Chicago: This site concerns the everyday social and cultural experiences of Chicagoans during the early 20th century. It presents illustrated essays on topics such as Chicago hotels, department stores, theaters, public transportation, and dance halls, as well as information about some specific events. Also includes a research guide and links to related sites. From a history Ph.D. candidate at Loyola University
Chicago. (Annotation from lii.org.)