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Dead man running /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32

    ISBN: 9780399574443
    Author: Hamilton, Steve, 1961-


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Texas Ranger /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32

    ISBN: 9781478975472
    Author: Patterson, James, 1947-


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Pieces of her : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32

    ISBN: 9781504780032
    Author: Slaughter, Karin, 1971-


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Dead man running /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32

    ISBN: 9780451483669
    Author: Hamilton, Steve, 1961-


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Tailspin /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32

    ISBN: 9781478916840
    Author: Brown, Sandra, 1948-


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A handful of happiness : how a prickly creature softened a prickly heart /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32

    ISBN: 9781635652642
    Author: Vacchetta, Massimo.


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Call for Participation: Australian Public Librarian’s Stories of Professional Development

Tame the Web - Thu, 2018-06-14 11:47

If you’re a librarian working in an Australian public library, we’d like to interview you about your professional development experiences!

Greetings all! I am recruiting interview subjects for a collaborative project involving researchers from San Jose State University and the University of Southern Queensland, in partnership with the Australian Library and Information Association. 

About the project

The aim of this project is to explore the professional development experiences and needs of public library staff across Australia. The outcomes of this project will – for the first time – establish national-level data to provide an evidence base about professional development in the public library sector in Australia. This empirical evidence base will provide a foundation from which a professional development framework for public library staff can be developed.

Interviews will be conducted using Narrative Inquiry as the overarching methodology. Interviews will explore the learning experiences of public library staff from across Australia. Interviews will be open-ended and semi-structured.

If you are a public librarian in Australia, please contact me at mstephens7@mac.com for more information.

Details from the consent document:

You will be asked to participate in an interview via the Web Conference software Zoom about your professional learning experiences. The session will be recorded for the purpose of analysis of data collected only. Recordings will not be made public or shared in any way.

Image: Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia –  October 2009

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Rakuten : Reaches Agreement with Kobe City regarding Rakuten OverDrive Digital Library Service

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-06-14 04:26
(June 13, 2018). Rakuten and Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, have concluded an agreement related to Rakuten OverDrive, a digital library service offered by the Rakuten Group. Based on the agreement, Kobe City will adopt the Rakuten OverDrive digital library service for the first time on a trial basis.The adoption of the digital library service will allow residents of Kobe City to use the service at every municipal library in Kobe City.
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Allen County Public Library first to adopt OCLC Wise in U.S.

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26
(June 13, 2018). Allen County Public Library, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries. The agreement represents the first commitment by a U.S. public library to implement Wise. Uniquely holistic in its design, Wise integrates tools for increasing community engagement with the functions of library management. The system is engineered to elevate library experiences, the experiences of the people who use the library, and the dedicated staff who engage with the community. It is designed around people and driven by data—enabling libraries to evolve as their communities evolve.
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Tom Clancy line of sight /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26

    ISBN: 9780735215924
    Author: Maden, Mike


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The pharaoh key : a Gideon Crew novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26

    ISBN: 9781455525829
    Author: Preston, Douglas J.


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The Moscow deception /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26

    ISBN: 9780778330745
    Author: Robards, Karen


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To the moon and back : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26

    ISBN: 9781451687651
    Author: Kingsbury, Karen


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Soul healing with our animal companions : the hidden keys to a deeper animal-hum

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26

    ISBN: 9781591433064
    Author: Billups, Tammy,


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The Reiki healing handbook : transmit healing energy through your hands to achie

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26

    ISBN: 9780785836018
    Author: Green, Janet


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Upon a spring breeze /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-06-13 19:26

    ISBN: 9780310348054
    Author: Irvin, Kelly


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Gale introduces new Digital Archive on Amateur Newspapers from the 19th Century

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-06-12 13:24
(June 12, 2018). Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing a new digital archive that's considered the social media of the 19th century and gives students and researchers a unique inside look at how teens and young adults of the period expressed themselves and their opinions to the world. Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society is the largest and most extensive digital archive in the U.S., providing authentic newspaper writings published by the younger generation of the 19th century. The archive gives an unprecedented look at how youth viewed themselves, their hometowns, the country and the world around them during the era, drawing researchers into the world of America's first youth subcultures. Read Gale's blog about the new archive.
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Shelter in place /

New At the Library - Tue, 2018-06-12 07:24

    ISBN: 9781543664607
    Author: Roberts, Nora


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Robert B. Parker's old black magic : a Spenser novel /

New At the Library - Tue, 2018-06-12 07:24

    ISBN: 9781101924679
    Author: Atkins, Ace


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Calypso /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-06-09 13:20

    ISBN: 9781408707821
    Author: Sedaris, David


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