Images do a great job of helping written ideas to be understood. Often, writers search for an image that literally depicts they subject they are discussing. However, an image that directly shows your subject may not be as engaging as one that simply reinforces the idea of what you are writing about.
To learn more, check out this Tech-Talk article about thinking outside the box when choosing images to pair with written content. If you are prompted for a username and password, both are eglibrary.
Thanks to NOVELNY, all New York State residents now have access to full-text New York Times articles online. Residents can even get today’s articles! Unfortunately, images and the original newspaper layout are not included in the article view.
Learn several “tricks” to ensure your writing is top-notch. Discover what professional editors know that ramps up text to a much higher level. No matter what you’re writing (instructions, reports, email) these techniques will have others impressed with the quality of your prose.
Have you ever received an email you thought might be dodgy, but couldn’t tell for sure? Given the prevalence of email scams, your instinct is likely correct. But what if that email from your bank is real and requires a response?
The folks at Tech-Talk have written a great article to teach you how to scan the email for clues that it might be a scam. Even if an email passes scrutiny, you may still want to avoid clicking links in the email. If it is from an entity with which you have an account, try typing the site’s known login address into your browser rather than clicking a link.
For the last few weeks, we have been highlighting collections included in the library’s Newsbank subscription. This week’s spotlight is on Black Life in America, a collection of articles that highlights the history of African Americans in the United States as recorded by the news media.
As with most online resources, a keyword search is available if you already know what you’re looking for. If you are just exploring, try one of the suggested searches below the search box:
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