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Daily Posts from Credo Reference

1 February
Lets all raise a magnifying glass to cheers the Oxford Dictionary, which debuted this day in 1884!

2 February
Happy Groundhog Day! If this TopicPage’s subject sees its shadow we’re in for 6 weeks of hot cocoa-fueled research:
3 February
Not in the mood for football this weekend? Maybe this Superb Owl topic page is more your style:
6 February
The board game Monopoly went on sale this day, 1935. Learn more about its marketplace inspiration here:
7 February
Happy birthday Charles Dickens! Approach his Topic Page with great expectations and you won’t be disappointed:
8 February
Here’s a great topic page on how non-groundhog-based weather forecasting works:
9 February
This day 1894 Milton Hershey founded his famous chocolate company as a subsidiary of his Lancaster caramel business.
10 February
With the Walking Dead returning Sunday, we’re researching how effective Tigers would be against zombies:
13 February
This day 1945 the Allies firebombed Dresden, an event at the heart of Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Slaughterhouse-Five
14 February
Before Valentines Day there was Lupercalia, a pagan holiday where children were paired off for a year at a time!
15 February
“Remember the Maine!” The sinking of the US battleship in Havana #OTD 1898 helped spark the Spanish-American War
16 February
Archaeologists searched for years to find King Tut’s tomb. Your search for info on the pharaoh can be much quicker:
17 February
Celebrate World Kindness Day with this topic page on Empathy:
20 February
Presidents Day sales are alright, but great resources like this Lincoln Topic Page are a good value all year long!
21 February
This day in 1848, Karl Marx published his famous Manifesto.
22 February
It’s World Thinking Day! Get lost in thought with this Critical Thinking topic page:
23 February
Friedrich von Steuben arrived at Valley Forge this day 1778 to whip some revolutionaries into shape:
24 February
In an increasingly important decision, #OTD 1988 the Supreme Court ruled for the right to satirize public figures.
27 February
Feeling too much discontent this winter? Try reading some Steinbeck. The novelist was born this day, 1902.
28 February
In the UK, Mardi Gras is celebrated as Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday.



Groundhog rodent shadow, by pizano13, Public Domain, via Pixabay, URL:

Paper Romance, by DariuszSankowski, Public Domain, via Pixabay, URL:

Berkeley Public Library, West Branch, by Josh Felise, Public Domain, via UnSplash, URL:

Mardi Gras Mask, by Skeeze, Public Domain, via Pixabay, URL: