As this election year draws to its close, I wondered what role our next President might play in improving the nation's educational system. To find out more, I conducted searches in both of the library's education databases: ERIC and Educator's Reference Complete. I typed the keyword "election" in the ERIC search box and selected magazines the library owned. The first article, "Looking Ahead: Letters to the next President," from the current issue of Change: the Magazine of Higher Learning, offered perspectives from University presidents and students on the important issues facing higher education. In the Educator's Reference, I also typed the keyword "election" and selected full-text articles from academic journals.
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Through CPL's BookLetters service you can sign up to receive a monthly newsletter that includes hot new fiction scheduled for release. The list includes links to the CPL catalog so you can check availability and, if you are a Canton resident, place a hold. Pretty nifty.
Choosing the right funds for your investment portfolio can be difficult. Learn the ins and outs of mutual fund investing using popular online resources as well as library databases. Pre-requisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
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Halloween is around the corner and you'll need some scary stories and horror movies to get yourself in the mood. Check out what the library has to offer: bookmarks with vampire reading suggestions like "Vampires in All Genres" and "Bite Me - Books About Vampires", as well as other horror tales and films.