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Feb. 1-28:  Black History Month

Current Displays & Events

Black History Month, Feb. 2018

"World War I represents a turning point in African American history, one that shaped the course of the black experience in the twentieth century."  African Americans and World War I, Chad Williams, Hamilton College,

Black History Month Display, Feb. 2018

Career Resources, Spring 2018

Display:  Career Resources

Our display on Careers will remain up through the Spring 2018 semester.  It introduces you to the Careers Research Guide and the information that it provides--career research information--such as required skills and training, job responsibilities, and pay estimations, etc.--and information to help you seek employment--such as interviewing skills, resume preparation, job searching, etc.

“There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.” 
― Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Display, 2018

What are your goals for 2018?

Display:  What are your goals, 2018?

Current Displays & Events 

Recent Displays and Events are located on the Displays and Events tab, drop-down menu under the appropriate annual archive.

Controversial Topics for Persuasive Essays - Fall 2017

Library display on controversial topics

Picture by Terri Ruffin, Chesapeake Library 2017

Our controversial topics display will remain throughout the 2017 fall semester.  It highlights new books, DVDs and databases on  a variety of current and controversial topics. These items support learning about current world events and provide material to argue a side or persuade readers.  These resources will help you with your writing assignments for many classes, particularly English 111 assignments.


Opposing Viewpoints Database         CQ Researcher Database

 Issues and Controversies Database