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History eNews from Emerging America - July 21, 2016

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Published on Mon, 07/25/2016

HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 20 for July 21, 2016

News:

  • “Library Fends Off DDoS Attack” - July 17-20, hackers attacked LoC.Gov. Things are back to normal, but if you find an area that is still down, report it at: website comment form. LoC.Gov will be down July 29-31.

  • Have you used congress.gov? Please help improve it by answering this online survey.

  • Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library has VERY quick survey re online resources.

  • California State Board of Ed approves new state History & Social Studies Standards. CHSSP.

  • Senate confirms Baltimore’s Carla Hayden as 14th Librarian of Congress.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

  • September 20 - Start of Feinberg Family Lecture Series: The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Sponsored by UMass Department of History & CES-Emerging America.

  • Oct. 29 - Northampton - First to Fight: American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) - Spanish and English. (Tentative date.)

  • November 8 - Teaching with Primary Sources - Intro workshop.


RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - http://LoC.Gov/teachers

Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Interview with Catalina Gomez, Reference Librarian, Hispanic Reading Room. Post.

  • Interview with James Wintle, Reference Librarian, Performing Arts Reading Room. Post.

  • Interview with Barbara Bair, Historian in the Manuscript Division. Post.


OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES

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Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.