Since 1988 summertime has been synonymous with Shark Week, a week long celebration of all things shark related invading your television and social media feeds. Here a few resources to delve deeper into the often feared fish and separate fact from the many popularly misconstrued fictions.
If you’ve ever wondered what it looks like to cruise on a hammerhead (from the safety of your own computer), check out this GoPro footage provided by The Discovery Channel. You may also use surf the resources below in OneSearch, which connect you to books, videos, and news stories on sharks or whatever subject you’re interested in. Try our Research Starter on Sharks to, aptly titled, get you started on all your shark basics. Though if you’d rather see sharks a bit closer than your screen, check out these free days at the Shedd Aquarium for Illinois residents.