New Reference Book: The 2000s in America

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 10th, 2013

2000s_americaThe 2000s in America edited by Craig Belanger, Salem Press, 2013.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.92 SA3 2000

Over 400 subject essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 2000’s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 2000’s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade.

Read about: 9/11, Eminem, Flash Mobs, H1N1, Pixar, Tea Party Movement, Wikipedia .

Access the online version of this Reference set  (and other decades) by clicking  HERE and accessing the “Salem History” database.

Helpful for: Humanities, History, Popular Culture, Topic Finding

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By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 25th, 2013

New Reference Book: The Twenties in America

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 15th, 2013

The Twenties in America edited by Carl Rollyson, Salem Press, 2012.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.92 SA3 1920

Almost 700 subject essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 1920s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 1920s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade.

Read about: Airmail, Bathtub gin, Marathon dancing, Photography, Rural life, Thompson machine gun.

Access the online version of this Reference set  (and other decades) by clicking  HERE and accessing the “Salem History” database.

Helpful for: Humanities, History, Popular Culture, Topic Finding

New Reference Book: The Thirties in America

By - Research & Instruction Librarian May 22nd, 2012

The Thirties in America edited by Thomas Tandy Lewis, Salem Press, 2011.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.92 SA3 1930

Almost 700 essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 1930s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 1930s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade.

Read about: Bingo, Charles Chaplin, King Kong, Sports in the United States, Works Progress Administration

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Access the online version of this Reference set  (and other decades) by clicking  HERE.

Helpful for: Humanities, History, Popular Culture, Topic Finding