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Sandy on December 6th, 2011

When budget cuts are deemed necessary, public libraries and library systems are at the top of the list. It’s hard to understand why, because libraries are an important resource for not only borrowing and research, but also for those who need help to find a job, update their resumes, or send an online job application—most […]

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Up until a couple of years ago, the basic operations of our libraries hadn’t changed much since philanthropists like Andrew Carnegie donated more than $40,000,000 to build about 1,700 libraries in communities throughout the country. Now, the very existence of our libraries is threatened. Like many businesses, libraries all over the country—if they haven’t been […]

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Sandy on May 2nd, 2011

The following information from the National Archives and Records Administration was posted on their blog NARAtions: “We are excited to announce new features that have been rolled out into our Online Public Access catalog! If you haven’t already tried our new search interface, now is a great time to test our some of the new features.   […]

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