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Most Frequently Challenged Book of 2013

When the American Library Association released its annual State of America’s Libraries report in April, it included a list of the most “challenged” books of the previous year. Those are the books that are the subject of formal, written complaints filed with libraries or schools “requesting that a book or other material be restricted or … Continue reading

Is the Universe Infinite?

Most of life’s questions are trivial; Paper or plastic? Debit or credit? What’s for dinner? Now and then it’s nice to step back, take a deep breath and consider a REALLY BIG question like the infinity of the universe. That’s what astronomer Bob Berman will do on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 pm at the … Continue reading

Is the Universe Infinite?

Most of life’s questions are trivial; Paper or plastic? Debit or credit? What’s for dinner? Now and then it’s nice to step back, take a deep breath and consider a REALLY BIG question like the infinity of the universe. That’s what astronomer Bob Berman will do on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 pm at the … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Tip –Digital Public Library of America

This ambitious project brings together digitized print and image resources from collections all over the country.  In similar fashion to Google Books, research library collections, have been scanned and are keyword serachable.  Unlike that platform, though not nearly as extensive, everything is free to the public and readable in full.   Part of what makes DPLA … Continue reading