November 24, 2017

Unpacking Brazil: Collection Development, March 1, 2016

Going to the Olympics in Rio or planning a trip via armchair, these sources will help travelers make the most of their time.

Penguin Targets Nonnative Readers | PubCrawl

Say you’re a professional or businessperson who relocated to the United States. Or you’re a student who came to the this country to study. Or you live outside the United States but deal with Americans. You’re reasonably fluent in English, but you want to improve your skills. A new tool, PenguinStacks, is for you. Launched in beta this spring in the United States and Brazil, it takes aim at nonnative readers of English. The 120 titles on the site were assessed by New York University (NYU) PhD linguistics’ candidates and grouped into three levels.