Daily Archives: March 10, 2014

World Digital Library grows to 10,000 items – The Washington Post

By Associated Press, Published: March 6 WASHINGTON — The World Digital Library led by the Library of Congress reached a milestone Thursday, surpassing 10,000 items with the addition of ancient manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.Officials said the digital … Continue reading

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Still Relevant? A Talk With a Librarian | Mark Rubinstein

Cynde Bloom Lahey began working in a library during high school. She received a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Southern Connecticut University in 1989 and has been a librarian throughout her professional life. She is now Programming Specialist at … Continue reading

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Library Service to the Homeless » Public Libraries Online

by Amy Mars on April 26, 2013 34 Public libraries are a primary source of information and refuge for the poor and disenfranchised. However, many public libraries have enacted policies that limit homeless patrons’ access to library resources. These policies … Continue reading

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