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Questia Reading Room: Recognizing Alzheimer’s during World Alzheimer’s Month

With September being World Alzheimer’s Month, now is the time to raise awareness and reflect on the stigma dementia represents.

Take time during World Alzheimer's Month to learn more about dementia. (Credit: Sunrise Senior Living)

Take time during World Alzheimer’s Month to learn more about dementia. (Credit: Sunrise Senior Living)

For the next month, check out our FREE books to better understand the impact of this disease and what can be done about it. Read more

Questia Reading Room: Let the Olympics inspire you!

Maybe you’re in the Olympic spirit, maybe you’re not. I have to admit the Rio Games have been quite exciting to watch!

Learn more about the Olympics and its history. (Credit: Verge Campus)

Learn more about the Olympics and its history. (Credit: Verge Campus)

But if you’d like to get in the Olympic spirit then check out our next set of books, which are all Olympic-inspired – and FREE for the next month! Read more

Questia Reading Room: Freedom and independence around the globe

What does independence mean to each country around the world? In our next set of reading room books, we take a look at not only the history of freedom, but also what freedom means in the Internet age.

Read more about freedom rights from around the world. (Credit: GSI)

Read more about freedom rights from around the world. (Credit: GSI)

Learn more about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness here – FREE for the next month! Read more

Questia Reading Room: Following the footsteps of entrepreneurs

Many of us dream of running our own company one day and are just beginning to learn the steps to get there. Interested in learning more about past and current entrepreneurs, the history of entrepreneurship and what you should know when starting a business?

Find out how to follow in the footsteps of entrepreneurs. (Credit: Awesome AJ)

Find out how to follow in the footsteps of entrepreneurs. (Credit: Awesome AJ)

You’re bound to find some very useful information in this set of FREE books for the next month! Read more

Questia Reading Room: Develop your knowledge of diseases and medicine

Over time, there has been much progress made in regards to diseases and medicine.

Check out our best books on diseases and medicine. (Credit: eBay)

Check out our best books on diseases and medicine. (Credit: eBay)

Learn more about how far we’ve come since Ancient times and the Civil War to get to today’s modern medicine advancements through the following books – FREE for the next month! Read more

Questia Reading Room: Our library favorites

Looking for a new book to read but haven’t come across any recommendations that look appealing to you? The Questia Reading Room has you covered!

Our Reading Room offers you some of our favorite books - for FREE. (Credit: Pexels)

Our Reading Room offers you some of our favorite books – for FREE. (Credit: Pexels)

For the next month, we are offering some of our personal favorites that you can enjoy – for FREE. Read more

Questia Reading Room: What do you know about ethics?

A popular topic that we oftentimes use on a daily involves ethics. From religion to business to education, there are so many areas you can learn more about.

Check out our next set of reading room books on ethics. (Credit: EFPA)

Check out our next set of reading room books on ethics. (Credit: EFPA)

We are offering an assortment of books on ethics for you to enjoy – FREE for the next month. Read more

Questia Reading Room: Recognizing Black History Month

Black History Month is an important time to reflect on the past, present and future of African American culture, music, civil rights and more.

Expand your knowledge of Black History as you read through our books. (Credit: asalh.org)

Expand your knowledge of Black History as you read through our books. (Credit: asalh.org)

Learn more about each of these topics through our collection of books – FREE for the next month. Read more

Top 7 ways to use Questia that you didn’t know about

We know you follow the Questia blog (at least I assume so since you are reading this right now), but have you ever really dug into Questia.com to find out about all the cool features it offers? Just in case you haven’t, we thought we’d share with you some of the most unique features from Questia that make it stand out from the crowd.

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Check out the top 7 ways to use Questia that you may have had no idea about…until now. Read more

How to research Anthropology history books and articles using Questia

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man

Why major in anthropology?

The study of human behavior goes back thousands of years to the time of ancient Greek civilization. Greek historian, Herodotus (484 – 425 BC) is considered the “father of history” having written about the Greek victory over the Persians. But if ancient history doesn’t motivate you, try asking Idaho State University anthropology students, Michelle Carpenter and Jennifer Hernandez, both of whom landed internships at the Smithsonian this summer.  “I would live in a cardboard box if I could work at the Smithsonian,” said Hernandez. “It has always been one of the goals of mine to be at the Smithsonian, but now it is a little scary because I’m actually going there to work,” Hernandez said. “It might be hard not to be star-struck the whole time.” Read more