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ProQuest is offering two months of trial access to their most popular K12 databases: CultureGrams eLibrary eLibrary Science Government Reporter History Study Center Learning: Literature ProQuest Research Companion SIRS Decades SIRS Discoverer SIRS Issues Researcher SIRS Renaissance SIRS WebSelect Trial Dates: January 27, 2015 through March 27, 2015 Trial access instructions were distributed via a January 28, 2015 message to the TRIAL mailing list...
Posted by Susan Knisely on 1/28/2015 2:52 PM
This week, in between answering public library survey related questions and reviewing actual surveys that have been submitted (the deadline is February 13, 2015), the Dude has been thinking about this new element on the survey asking for the number of annual wireless internet sessions...
Posted by Sam Shaw on 1/28/2015 12:00 PM
We are having balmy January days here in Nebraska, but people in colder parts of the country may be glad to know that January is National Hot Tea Month. While there are only a few days left in the month, a hot cup of tea is always a good way to ward off the winter chill...
Posted by Emily Nimsakont on 1/28/2015 9:28 AM
SF author, and recent entry in the Commission's Friday Reads, Jack McDevitt is being honored this year. Jack McDevitt, science fiction author is the 2015 winner of the Robert A. Heinlein Award...
Posted by Michael Sauers on 1/28/2015 8:17 AM
Join us for next week's NCompass Live, "Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: CES & Libraries 2015", on Wednesday, January 28, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time...
Posted by Christa Burns on 1/26/2015 8:56 AM
The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy and home of the iconic Bram Stoker Awards®, today announced Jack Ketchum and Tanith Lee as the 2015 recipients of the Bram Stoker Award® for Lifetime Achievement...
Posted by Michael Sauers on 1/23/2015 2:07 PM
Two Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries are given annually - the Will Eisner Graphic Novel Growth Grant will provide support to a library that would like to expand its existing graphic novel services and programs and the Will Eisner Graphic Novel Innovation Grant will provides support to a library for the initiation of a graphic novel service, program or initiative...
Posted by Michael Sauers on 1/23/2015 10:48 AM
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