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Our friend Rick Britton is offering a class through the Charlottesville Senior Center entitled "...More >>
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At the recent Virginia Library Association conferenece, we were honored by the presence of Thomas...More >>
A friend recently commented to me that she enjoys the feel of books' paper pages as a tactile treat...More >>
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Since 1994 the Scout Report has listed and annotated praiseworthy websites of interest to librarians, teachers, students, and scholars. Here's one that we will add to our Thomas Jefferson Portal research database: Creating the United States . More info:More >>
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I received the following update notification just now from Oxford University Press regarding the African American Studies Center fulltext file to which we subscribe. Note: this is a restricted access service available only to computer users at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation OR at any other institution with a paid subscription to this resource. Dear Jack Robertson - Thomas Jefferson Foundation,More >>
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Two gentlemen, Will Thomas and Doug Seefeldt, who helped develop content and programs in digital...More >>
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Reading a recent New York Times article on the future of reading and video games was interesting...More >>
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Melissa Renspie, Senior Communications Officer at OCLC, reports that, "our latest publication, a report on library, archive and museum collaboration by our contractor, Diane Zorich, and Program Officers Günter Waibel and Ricky Erway, "Beyond the Silos of the LAMs: Collaboration Among Libraries, Archives and Museums," (.pdf: 334K/59pp) is now available on the RLG Programs Web site at http://www.oclc.org/programs/publications/reports/2008-05.pdf .More >>
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An interesting article about Clay Jenkinson's 2006 appearance on the Colbert Report, along with two...More >>
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The next program in the Virginia Heritage Resource Center's Mining the Treasure House lecture...More >>
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