New at the Hutch Library

Week of September 15, 2014

NEW to Hutch Library: Science in Context Database

The Hutch Library purchased a one year subscription to Science in Context. It is a perfect resource for any science research, including finding articles on current events.

Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.

Science in Context delivers integrated content through comprehensive reference sets fromGale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library, as well as:

  • Topic overviews
  • Biographies
  • Periodical articles from noted publications like "Science Weekly", "Science News" and "The Science Teacher"
  • Images and videos
  • Detailed experiments from Experiment Central
  • Biographies
  • Dictionaries

This Week's Hutch Library Feature: Research Tools

Find them on the library's website. Click on Online Resources, then Research Tools. Ask your library for instruction, lesson ideas, and more.

Opportunity to Chat with an Author on Reddit!

Friday, Sep. 19th, 9am

This is an online event.

Ask Deborah Ellis Anything!

Join her for a Reddit AMA

In a recent interview for the New York Times’ Sunday Book Review, Malala Yousafzai named The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis as a book she wished all girls would read. Malala said, “I think it’s important for girls everywhere to learn how women are treated in some societies."

In her recent nonfiction work Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids, Ellis collected interviews with Indigenous children aged nine to eighteen from across North America and brought their compelling stories into the spotlight.

To join the discussion, set up an account on and then go to on Friday at 9:00am to join the group.

Ron McCallum: How Technology Allowed me to Read

Months after he was born, in 1948, Ron McCallum became blind. In this charming, moving talk, he shows how he is able to read — and celebrates the progression of clever tools and adaptive computer technologies that make it possible.
Ron McCallum: How technology allowed me to read

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