In this time of ubiquitous electronic information, it is easy to find a lot of information quickly. What is much harder is finding high quality information that supports your specific inquiry. We frequently need to remind students that not all information is freely available online, a
If you are a teacher or a learner (or both!) you will want to check out the new content that the Smithsonian Institution has placed on iTunesU. In fact, if you have never explored iTunesU you are in for a treat. As described in the Smithsonian press release, “iTunes U is a dedicated a
The Academy’s Green Cup Challenge began on January 12th and continues to February 15th. This is a perfect time for the OWHL to help us learn more about how we can conserve resources, and minimize our personal “footprint.”
Have you visited the Academy Archives lately? While we would love to have you visit us on the second floor of the library, we also invite you to take a virtual tour of our collections on the Web. Archival collections on the web site reflect the school’s history, including materials
Everyone knows that the OWHL collects excellent materials in support of the curricular and recreational reading interests of PA students. And lots of grown ups in the community appreciate our current best-sellers, feature films, printed magazines, and downloadable ebook and audiobook
Susan Alovisetti, Emily Goss, Liza Oldham, Elisabeth Tully, and Claudia Wessner wore pedometers every day during October and collectively recorded 641 points over the month-long competition to cruise to victory over all other Academy departments.
Sometimes the World comes to Andover, and sometimes Andover goes out to the world. Recently Library Director Elisabeth Tully represented the Academy as a panelist for the Fenn School’s Annual Meeting of the Board of Visitors entitled “The Future of Libraries, Technology, and Learning
Ray Oldenburg coined the term “third place” in his classic study The Great Good Place. In Oldenburg’s view, an individual’s “first place” is the home and family. The “second place,” where we actually spend the majority of our time, is the workplace or school. “