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Summer Reading List: Cool Reads for Hot Days

Of all the joys that summer brings including ball games, gardening, and swimming, one of my favorites is quietly relaxing and slowing down with a good book, preferably in the shade of a tree. Like me though, you’ve likely heard the saying, “So many books, so little time” and you wonder not only when you’ll […]

Summer Learning Loss? Not in My House.

As the school year draws to a close my mind turns to my kids’ summer vacation. Summer conjures up a variety of things for me: summer camp, pool, ice cream, road trips, camping, hiking, ice cream truck, swimming, baseball, barbeques, ice cream, sprinklers, corn on the cob, popsicles and reading. (Did I mention ice cream?) […]

Who Needs a Library When You Have the Internet?

According to the internet, a writer named Andrew Brown said, “The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.”  Of course, it’s difficult to find where that quote came from if you’re looking online; you’re just given the quote and that’s that. Even looking […]

How to Prepare for a Research Assignment

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. This week in April is often a time when college students across the country are working on writing and research projects. If you’re working on a research project, the College […]

Top 10 Ways Your College Library Can Help You

A recent two-year, five-campus ethnographic college library study examined how students view and use their campus libraries. Unfortunately, the study results revealed students rarely ask librarians for help, even when they need it. If you are new to college or are coming back, this Top 10 list will help you understand what your college library […]

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