From American Cinema to Car Ice Scrapers, Librarians Welcome All Questions


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Welcome back to This Week in Reference! Here are some intriguing topics that our Research Librarians helped students and faculty research recently.

  • Pandemic unemployment rates by gender 
  • Market data for car ice scrapers
  • Battery safety science
  • Propaganda posters and videos from the Yugoslav Wars
  • History of American cinema
  • Representation of gender in children’s literature
  • Statistics and data on the NBA & WNBA 
  • Relationship between nurses and CNAs and its effect on patient outcomes
  • Social emotional intelligence and equity in education
  • Ethics of using contract workers in corporate America
  • Legal education curriculum reform in Iraq
  • Adaptation and evolution of massospora cicadina 
  • Ethics in corporate leadership
  • Constitutionality of 3D printing guns 
  • Catholicism and mental health in Brazil

Here’s a more in-depth look at a question we answered:

Student: Hi, I’m looking for sources regarding the gender leadership gap, could you help me find some sources?

Librarian: Hello! I’m happy to help with that!

Librarian: Let me share a guide with you

Student: perfect, thank you so much

Librarian: Here’s the management guide

Librarian: Let’s start with a search in Business Source Complete – for the terms gender leadership gap

Librarian: I’ll share the results with you

Student: that would be great thanks!!


Librarian: There are quite a few in that list.

Librarian: You could add additional terms to limit the results, like if there’s a specific industry (stem, retail, finance, etc.) or if there’s a specific part of the world you are researching (europe, united states, new york, etc.)

Student: That’s awesome, I think ill be able to find what I need there. Thank you!

Librarian: you are so welcome!

One Reply to “From American Cinema to Car Ice Scrapers, Librarians Welcome All Questions”

  1. Thanks for sharing these. I’m always so interested in what our students are researching.

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