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Magazines, Newspapers and More

The School Library Program offers many choices in terms of reading material and sources of information for research. One of the areas that many students (and staff) should check out more often is Periodicals. 78 more words


The World of Wikis

Wikis are a collaborative way for people to share information online. They allow users to work together on projects in an organized format. The largest and most well-known wiki is Wikipedia, with the English Wikipedia alone containing 5 million articles.  337 more words

Community Voices: Skill & Shape

Worn out, sluggish, tired of being tired? Try a different approach to your health and fitness.

On Thursday, October 15 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at RCPL Downtown (610 Quincy St.), Willie Padilla, health education specialist and owner of Skill & Shape, teaches how to box for fitness. 53 more words

Press Releases

Bringing in the Sheaves 2: Return to the Matheson

Yesterday, I stopped by somewhere I haven’t been in a long time: the Sir Louis Matheson Library at Monash University, Clayton. Longtime readers may recognise this library from my previous blog, … 1,704 more words


Mini Library Book Sale Haul

In my “Five Favorite Things About Autumn” post, I confessed that library book sales were one of my favorite things about Fall. Well, they’ve started, and I have to say that I’m disappointed in the first sale of the season. 546 more words


Archives for the People: Notes from a Visit to Archives+

My library experience so far has been a battle of two passions – I love archives, and I could see myself spending the rest of my life holed up in a quiet room, aiding researchers and helping to preserve all sorts of materials for future generations. 821 more words


Why this writer needs to be punished

I have a terrible thing to confess.

I know, you’re thinking the worst. Murder, arson, wearing socks with sandals and horribly short shorts that ride up between chubby thighs when I run for the bus? 571 more words