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Austin, TX 78701
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We admit it, trying to figure out all the downloads and logins for the Virtual Library can be confusing. Thankfully, there are a number of ways that you can simply stream what you want in your browser with your Austin Public Library card.
The World Almanac has had a reputation for veracity and authority since the 19th Century. It's been featured in Hollywood films, consulted by U.S. presidents, and was a favorite read of World War II GIs.
If you're writing your resume or cover letter, the Austin Public Library has a new online tool that will make it easier. Cypress Resume formats your resume, suggests useful phrases, and makes sure you don't leave out essential details.
For those of us who are personally "solar powered," the arrival of warm weather is the most wonderful time of the year. We're out of hibernation and out on the town, and we're packing light. Fortunately, the Virtual Library can keep us portable and entertained throughout the sunny seasons.
We've added a new tool to our suite of business information resources. Mergent Online allows you to research companies across multiple databases and create custom reports.
We're excited to launch Beanstack, an online portal that recommends books to children ages 0-8. Every week, a book in our collection will be suggested specifically for each child based on the information in their online profile.
"April is the cruellest month," starts T.S. Eliot's poem "The Waste Land." Fortunately, April is also National Poetry Month, which offers a figurative balm for the innate cruelty of the change of seasons.
If you're involved in nonprofit work, finding the support and information you need to fulfill your organization's mission can be a daunting task. How do you know who to partner with, who can help with your funding, or whose toes you may inadvertently be stepping on?
We've added new subscriptions to Zinio, our online magazine service. We've also increased the number of checkouts for Comics Plus to 20 at a time. Read the post for more info!
Until recently, folks who wanted to look at old issues of Austin newspapers had to load up a reel of microfilm and scroll, and scroll, and skim until they found the article they were looking for. We've made their search shorter with the Austin American-Statesman (1871-1975) online.