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Basic Information About Relational Databases 1NF

Working our way into MYSQL territory we’ll start with information about Databases. In this post we’ll talk about basic database information and first normal form. 728 more words

Erie County Penitentiary Records Are Now in Ancestry ---------We Found a Familiar Name!

If you are looking for the skeleton in your ancestor’s closet, Ancestry has just added a record set that may help.  Various New York State prison records are now available for research.  351 more words


Ready-Made Computer Courses for Library Patrons (and Staff!)

Anytime you’re providing the public service of free and open access to internet-connected computers, it’s important to also provide training on their use. This can be particularly challenging for small and rural libraries, where extra staff may not be available to provide tutelage to patrons, or in circumstances where the library staff members or volunteers aren’t comfortable enough with the technology to feel they can provide meaningful assistance. 843 more words


Archives numériques de la Révolution française

The Archives numériques de la Révolution française (the French Revolution Digital Archive), a collaboration between the Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, gives us an opportunity to highlight how online resources are enriching and supplementing the collections of libraries in Cambridge. 337 more words

Historical Collections

Ever wondered about the quality of your bath water? Time to check out official publications

The library holds lots of official publications, covering a whole variety of topics. You may have overlooked them before, but here’s why you should give them some of your attention…By Helen Riley.

Online Resources

Cloud Computing Ch 13

Many internet service companies are also offering their software and hardware infrastructures on a pay-per use basis. This is known as “cloud computing” where “cloud” refers to the internet itself. 59 more words

Internet Tools

BMJ Quality Improvement Reports: a unique repository worth checking out

Scholarly literature is not always a good fit for sharing the results of quality improvement (QI) projects. For example, QI methods – while useful and valid in their own way – may not meet the methodological requirements for scholarly publication. 112 more words