Happy National Tap Dance Day! Do you know how many taps Michael Flatley can tab in a second?

Michael Flately We did some research in Biography InContext and found Michael Flatley is the world’s fastest tap dancer at 28 taps a second. See what you can uncover!

May the Force Be with You! It’s National Star Wars Day. Read all about here #LVCCLD.

may 4 may the force be with youWe traced Luke Skywalker back to Tunisia in Gale Artemis Literary Sources. See what we uncovered from All Things Considered. http://bit.ly/1aM4SCP

Biography Center in Context: Cleopatra

cleopatraFind out with more about this queen of ancient Egypt and one of the most fascinating women in history. Find this article as well as others featuring authors, explorers, inventors, and more in Biography in Context.

For additional biography resources checkout the Library’s Biographies Hot Topic page.

Credo Reference Get’s a New Look

credo2013Checkout the new interface for Credo Reference and let know how you like it.

Credo Reference contains over 600 reference eBooks which are available 24/7 365 days a year. For each search it not only searches the reference eBooks but also provides content from the Library Catalog, CQ Researcher, Gale Virtual Reference Library, World Book Online and credo holiday searchGale’s General OneFile. It also contains cool tools like the Holiday tool.

Enter a holiday like Halloween and find out how other countries celebrate the holiday.

Got Homework? Use Hot Topics

browse by subjectStart with the Homework Resources subject on the main Hot Topics page.  Here you will find Hot Topics on a variety of subjects including art, language arts, science, mathematics, social studies, history, geography, literature and more! The Librarians have pulled together library databases, Always Available eBooks (reference books you can access 24/7 365 days a year!), videos, live tutoring helping (for FREE!), vetted websites, magazines, newspapers and much more.