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Information Literacy

Accessing and evaluating information; using and managing information.

Newberry Library Digital Collections

Dec 01, 2015

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Explore the Art of Conflict

The Newberry Library’s Digital Collections for the Classroom website features primary sources from the Newberry’s holdings, contextual essays, and discussion questions. Newberry Teacher Consortium collaborates with scholars, university faculty, and classroom teachers to develop the collections in this growing resource for classroom use.

Investigate History Case Studies

Dec 01, 2015

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Spot Clues to Crack the Case

Historical Scene Investigation (H.S.I.) offers an engaging way for students to investigate history through primary documents and images. H.S.I. presents students with historical cases to “crack.” Each of the 13 cases provides students with clues to analyze in order to form a conclusion to each investigation.

Database of American Newspapers

Dec 01, 2015

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Provide Insight into Community Perspectives

Free and open, the Chronicling America database provides access to more than 10 million pages of historic newspapers published from 1836 to 1922. Including national, state, and local news, the site enables users to search newspaper pages for specific keywords and phrases, limited by dates, places, and/or language.

Facing History

Nov 16, 2015

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Examine the Legacies of History

The Reconstruction Era and The Fragility of Democracy from Facing History and Ourselves helps students examine how a society rebuilds after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals of democracy are most vulnerable.

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