The Library is pleased to announce the arrival of a new film-streaming service - Kanopy - for the Phillips Academy community. Kanopy allows users to stream over 26,000 films, including must-see classic films from The Criterion Collection, documentaries from The Great Courses and PBS,
Seeking to highlight the immense ecological impact human society has had on Earth, scientists, philosophers, environmentalists, cultural critics, and others have advanced the idea that we have moved beyond the Holocene and into a new geological period in Earth's history - the Anthropo
This is the first installment in a new weekly OWHL series about important artists, authors, and ideas. Future posts will provide introductions to everything from the “anthropocene” to Ursula K. LeGuin to Slavoj Žižek. The incomparable Nina Simone kicks-off the series.
Check out some of the articles OWHL staff has been reading and discussing in anticipation of the "Libraries in a Post-Truth World" conference. This new era of "alternative facts" ushers in an urgent opportunity for librarians and educators. Join the conversation with us on Thursday, J
As the dust settles in this post-election season, the OWHL would like to propose one possible issue for unification: news literacy. As educators, we want to prepare our students to pursue and analyze the news so that they in turn can become informed, engaged citizens. How can we do th
Last week of class, last full week of February, and last chance to place your bet in the OWHL's Oscar Pool! Will you be watching this Sunday? With that in mind, let's revisit Chris Rock's article from the Hollywood Reporter as well as take a look at some other gems from the internet t
Head of School Day came and went this week, and it was glorious. We hope everyone got to enjoy the day, especially now that it's no longer freezing. Check out some of our favorite links from this week and have yourself a wonderful weekend!