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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.
To help you save time and make money, we’ve started subscriptions to two premium online directories. Instead of slogging through thousands of search engine listings, you can use these directories to execute targeted searches and export your results.
We're launching another streaming video service, the PBS Video Collection. You can enjoy viewing hundreds of excellent documentaries that are always available.
Are you looking for all the answers? Very Short Introductions is a great place to start!
Every so often, a film gets under your skin, sticks in your memory, and charts the course of your movie-watching for some time. Here's a tip on finding similar films to indulge in quickly.
It happens to all of us. We put a book or audiobook on hold, anxiously awaiting its arrival on either the Hold Shelf at the branch or in one of our Virtual Library accounts. We get the email that the book is available, and, Wham! Life is suddenly very, very busy.
If you look at what librarians studied in college, quite a few majored in English and literature. My unofficial theory is that English majors log a ton of library hours and gain research expertise while combing through literary criticism and reference sources.
For nearly twenty years, my sisters and I had an ongoing argument with our 3-states-away cousins about what to call the beverage in this photo. "Tonic" the cousins would say, with an "O" sound that I still can't mimic. "Duh, it's soda," my sisters and I would retort. And then we found out that in many other states we were all wrong.