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Listening to the Radio in the Farmhouse

I picture my mother in our farm kitchen listening to the AM radio. She would be washing dishes, picking up the kitchen. The eight older kids having already been dropped off at school, a baby napping, another two playing under her feet, one in her tummy.  676 more words

Elizabeth Di Grazia

Theme 3: Reference Resources

There was a significant amount of information in Theme 3 that deals with references materials both in the print and online material for the librarian to use in the library. 844 more words

Reference Services

Before the Internet - Encyclopedias; Keepers of all Knowledge

The day that I began writing this story was March 8th.  It’s an important date in history.  No, not because it’s the day Malaysia flight 370 disappeared, it’s the anniversary of my new lease on life.  942 more words


On translating the hasty writing of encyclopedia articles

Translating French and Spanish encyclopedia articles from the Enlightenment into English is not easy. There are, of course, the typical problems that one encounters when doing any translation, such as negotiating between surface meanings and deep meanings, dealing with false cognates, contending with idiomatic expressions, and deciding whether to go with a literal or an idiomatic translation. 580 more words

Writers Of 18th Century

Respect your parents, LOL

Respect your parents; they passed school without google.  We did have encylopedias though, LOL

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Encyclopedia of Cold War Espionage, Spies, And Secret Operations

Title:                      Encyclopedia of Cold War Espionage, Spies, And Secret Operations

Author:                 Richard C.S. Trahair

Trahair, R. C. S. (2009, 2012) and Robert L. Miller. 592 more words

Intelligence Studies - General

Spanish Resources

The library has purchased some new Spanish books, which I think that may be of particular interest:

Stories from Latin America/Historias De Latinoamerica

This book is bilingual and contains 16 legends from different countries in Latin America. 153 more words

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