July Book Display

Library News - July 2, 2014 - 12:10pm
July 2014 is the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Read the full post on our blog.
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Sunlight Foundation: US Intelligence Funding

Library News - June 16, 2014 - 9:56am
See the budget for various intelligence agencies in the US Government.
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The World Cup of Everything Else (Interactive)

Library News - June 11, 2014 - 7:13pm
How the World Cup tournament would play out if 32 countries were competing in things other than soccer.
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Daily Infrastructure Report (from Homeland Security)

Library News - June 11, 2014 - 3:16pm
The Dept. of Homeland Security Infrastructure Report is collected each business day as a summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues, And, surprisingly, it is a good read.
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Aurora Campus Display

Library News - May 28, 2014 - 3:15pm
  Come by the Aurora campus library to see the new display and pick out a classic or two for summer reading!  
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The 10 Algorithms That Dominate Our World

Library News - May 23, 2014 - 4:36pm
The importance of algorithms cannot be overstated. They are used virtually everywhere, from financial institutions to dating sites. Some algorithms shape and control our world more than others — here are ten that are the most significant.
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Willie Nelson Donates Collection to the University of Texas

Library News - May 19, 2014 - 11:57am
Willie Nelson has donated a major part of his personal collection to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas in Austin.
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What Is a Book?

Library News - May 16, 2014 - 11:51am
"A book is more than a bag of words,...books as objects have a lot to tell us."
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Reading in Restraint: The Last Chained Libraries

Library News - May 9, 2014 - 11:51am
In the Middle Ages, books were incredibly scarce, and although many wanted to share knowledge with the masses, they didn't quite trust the public. So the chained library was born, and while most of these restrained reading collections have vanished, a rare few still exist...
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The fight to save endangered ebooks

Library News - May 9, 2014 - 10:50am
How do you preserve something that can’t be locked in an archive, sold in a secondhand bookstore, or even converted to a new format without first navigating an arcane copyright system?
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May Book Display

Library News - April 30, 2014 - 3:09pm
With the Spring sky lit up, come check out our Astronomy books and DVDs. Visit our library blog for more information.
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April Book Display

Library News - April 3, 2014 - 8:37am
April is the "Month of the Young Child Awareness". Come learn about the Tip-Over Accidents campaign. Read the full post on our library blog.
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National Book Critics Circle Award Winners for 2013

Library News - March 14, 2014 - 9:11am
See the winners of the NBCC award for the publishing year of 2013.
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World Wide Web Timeline

Library News - March 12, 2014 - 2:36pm
See a timeline of the major milestones and small moments that have shaped the Web since 1989.
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