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Paperless? Try "NEAT-Less"

If we HAD to live without paper in today's day and age, we probably could. We'd definitely be forced to use today's technologies to communicate with people…like it or not. But if you're curious, try doing a Google search, using the keywords "Paperless Society" and see just how much is 'out there' in regards to whether people think [...]

Paperless? Try "NEAT-Less"

If we HAD to live without paper in today's day and age, we probably could. We'd definitely be forced to use today's technologies to communicate with people…like it or not. But if you're curious, try doing a Google search, using the keywords "Paperless Society" and see just how much is 'out there' in regards to whether people think [...]

Add A Little MAGIC To Summer Reading

"My Mom was on her own and had to work several jobs, so I came here and read about Houdini and other magicians. In this library, I got lost in the world of books and developed a love for magic," said the world-famous magician. "I can tell you from my life's experience: Books are a [...]

Add A Little MAGIC To Summer Reading

"My Mom was on her own and had to work several jobs, so I came here and read about Houdini and other magicians. In this library, I got lost in the world of books and developed a love for magic," said the world-famous magician. "I can tell you from my life's experience: Books are a [...]

Detecting Plagiarism

Ted Frick from Indiana University put together this interactive activity on detecting plaigiarism and you'd be surprised how tricky it is. http://www.usdla.org/html/journal/AUG00_Issue/story05.htm

Detecting Plagiarism

Ted Frick from Indiana University put together this interactive activity on detecting plaigiarism and you'd be surprised how tricky it is. http://www.usdla.org/html/journal/AUG00_Issue/story05.htm

Book Expo Updates at the PLA Blog!

If you missed the Book Expo 2006, The Public Library Association has the official blog with all the events, and updates. You can also subscribe today for the BookExpoCast to listen to authors, speakers and much, much more! (via Kathleen Hughes@PLA blog) Sign up for the BookExpoCast…it's free. -Amy Bowllan

Book Expo Updates at the PLA Blog!

If you missed the Book Expo 2006, The Public Library Association has the official blog with all the events, and updates. You can also subscribe today for the BookExpoCast to listen to authors, speakers and much, much more! (via Kathleen Hughes@PLA blog) Sign up for the BookExpoCast…it's free. -Amy Bowllan

Thoughts On Vannevar Bush

Last week, the NYT ran a lengthy article by Kevin Kelly, "Scan This Book." By now, I'm sure everyone has read it…especially since all week it was on the The New York Times' most emailed  list.  Anyway, one of the commenters in the forum, the Ambivalent Librarian asked "Finally, why didn't Kelly mention "As We May Think"  by Vannevar Bush. If [...]

Thoughts On Vannevar Bush

Last week, the NYT ran a lengthy article by Kevin Kelly, "Scan This Book." By now, I'm sure everyone has read it…especially since all week it was on the The New York Times' most emailed  list.  Anyway, one of the commenters in the forum, the Ambivalent Librarian asked "Finally, why didn't Kelly mention "As We May Think"  by Vannevar Bush. If [...]