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For the history enthusiasts: To help mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, recently unveiled the nation’s largest online digitized presidential archive, providing unprecedented global access to the most important papers, […]

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Do you have a final and no chance to get that book you need from the library? It might be available for free online. EduChoices.org lists 25 online libraries that contain thousands of free books, plays, poems, magazines, newspapers, and much more. Need a quote from Plato? Check out #21. Perseus Digital Library from Tufts […]

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30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: NBC News Archives on Demand Thursday, September 30 @ 12:15 pm in LIB 103 Thousands of videos, historic newsreels, primary source documents, photographs and more available to instructors, researchers and students. Download videos and play offline.  Joan Carey will teach you how to access this new […]

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Digitization can be a good thing.  We now have access to some of Washington’s earliest territorial newspapers, including The Vancouver Register, 1865-1869, via the Secretary of State’s Washington History web site. Just as today, almost 150 years ago, some folks  were feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of technology. In the first edition of The Vancouver […]

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