Saturday, August 27, 2011

Resources for September 11

New Trier Librarians have assembled the "best of the web" for Teaching/Learning about 9/11. Many wonderful resources are available because it is the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Librarian Linda Straube shared resources posted by Sue Polanka's blog: "No Shelf Required"
ebrary has developed an open access collection of e-books related to the events of September 11th at Libraries can include that link on their homepage and enable anyone with access to an Internet connection to download and read any or all of 15 full-text e-books throughout September. The selection includes:

Reclaiming the Sky: 9/11 and the Untold Story of the Men and Women Who Kept America Flying, Tom Murphy, AMACOM Books, 2006

11th of September and the International Law of Military Operations
, T.D. Gill, Amsterdam University Press, 2009

War on Terror and American Popular Culture: September 11 and Beyond
, Andrew Schopp & Matthew B. Hill, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009

We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant America After 9/11
, Tram Nguyen, Beacon Press, 2006

Protecting What Matters: Technology, Security, and Liberty since 9/11
, Clayton Northouse, Ramon Barquin, & Jane Fishkin, Brookings Institution Press, 2005

Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11, Damon DiMarco and Thomas Kean, Santa Monica Press, 2007
After the Terror (Expanded, Revised Edition), Ted Honderich, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004
Discouraging Terrorism: Some Implications of 9/11, Neil J. Smelser, National Research Council Staff, and Faith Mitchell, National Academies Press, 2002

Terrorism: Perspectives from the Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Research Council Staff, National Academies Press, 2002
Internet Under Crisis Conditions: Learning from September 11, Committee on the Internet Under Crisis Conditions, National Academies Press, 2003
Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Making of 9/11, Brian Monahan, NYU Press, 2010
The Victims of Terrorism: An Assessment of Their Influence and Growing Role in Policy, Legislation, and the Private Sector, Bruce Hoffman, Anna-Britt Kasupski, & Bruce Hoffman, RAND Corporation, 2007
Scapegoats of September 11th: Hate Crimes and State Crimes in the War on Terror, Michael Welch, Rutgers University Press, 2006
Holy Terrors: Thinking about Religion After September 11, Bruce Lincoln, University of Chicago Press, 2008

Civic War and the Corruption of the Citizen
, Peter Meyers, University of Chicago Press, 2008

This is a fully-functional site with access to all of ebrary’s research tools at absolutely no cost.

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