Net Neutrality has become a hot button topic for the private sector and government alike lately. Companies like Netflix, Amazon, and Google are taking a stand against changing net neutrality laws. We recently looked at the impact of repealing the Open Internet Order (OIO) for libraries, but this issue extends into almost every facet of life in the 21st century.
Net Neutrality is the concept that the whole internet runs at the same speed no matter what. Under President Obama, the FCC enacted the Open Internet Order (OIO) in 2015 to regulate Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T. From video chat to torrenting and everything in between, there are countless applications and websites that take full advantage of the universal speeds. According to ALA, libraries and their users have benefitted from this framework.
With the 2016 presidential race heating up, we took a look at how each of the candidates express their views on education policy.
With the White House on Wednesday announcing plans to renew diplomatic relations with the nation of Cuba, including reestablishing an embassy, easing travel restrictions, and normalizing trade relations, it seems like a good time to revisit (literally or figuratively) this Caribbean nation.
So much of the American identity is wrapped up in the story of the Pilgrims' struggles 400 years ago, and yet misconceptions, myths, and misunderstandings abound. The celebration of Thanksgiving this month is the perfect time to revisit what we think we know about these early colonists. We've compiled a list of great pilgrim-related Topic Pages to help you sort through the myth versus the history.
The only thing people love more than fun costumes on Halloween is trivia about said costumes' inspirations. By learning more about what you're going as you're not only enriching your mind, you're arming yourself with vital ice-breakers, chit-chat and banter-fuel that will definitely make you the life of the party.
With Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opening this week, we thought it a prudent opportunity to research our current simian friends and potential future overlords. Here’s a few Topic Pages that’ll help you survive the Ape-ocalypse:
Whether you call it soccer or football (and with offices in Boston and Oxford, Credo calls it both), we'll help you get the all the scholarly information you need on this incredible world sporting event. The World Cup begins Thursday, June 12, so before sitting down to watch the games, why not kick it with these Topic Pages?