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DCL eBook April Report

If you have never looked at one of these reports, it is good to remind ourselves of a few things. First, you can readily see which eBooks are currently most popular for a given month. 125 more words

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23 Mobile Things Spotlight – Thing 7 Content Saving and Sharing

The CMLE office will be shining a spotlight on some of the 23 Mobile Thing posts that deserve to be noticed. This week’s focus is on… 283 more words

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Libraries are Beautiful Contest Winners

Gale, part of  Cengage Learning , has announced the winners of its Libraries Are Beautiful: Inside and Out photo contest. The contest was launched in celebration of National Library Week, and the winners represent big cities, small towns, and all types of libraries across the nation. 92 more words

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17 Literary Brooches

Just in time for National Library Week, Buzzfeed offers us a fun collection of 17 brooches (pins) that allow you to wear your favorite book. These would be top sellers at the MLA Silent Auction during the Fall Conference….just sayin! 12 more words

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eBook Basics Webinar

Have you taken a look at the new Explore eBooks MN website?

Join fellow public, academic, school and special librarians in a statewide effort to explore the integration of eBooks into libraries, grown an understanding of how eBooks and digital content impact libraries, and engage in conversation around the future of eBooks in Minnesota. 190 more words

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Microsoft ends support for Windows XP

Is your library still using Windows XP? If so, it might be time to think about replacing it. As of April 8th, 2014, Microsoft will no longer be supporting it or patching any newly discovered flaws. 48 more words

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A Mindful Moment: Tool 7: Be OK With Discomfort

From now until the end of the school year, each week we will be including a post called A Mindful Moment.  Mindfulness is an emerging topic in libraries as it relates to our own personal wellness, but also as it affects good customer service. 301 more words

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