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Growing a Local Food System

Ben Hewitt will talk about “Growing a Local Food System: Local food as economic driver and local nourishment” on Mon, Apr 17 at 7pm in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s part of a week of activities celebrating Earth Day … Continue reading

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Using social media for social good

Luvvie Ajayi will talk about “Using social media for social good” at 7pm on Mon., Feb. 27, in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series! Ajayi is a writer, speaker and digital strategist, which, according to … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Lifelogging

I recently read a Computerworld technology blog entry about lifelogging: “Photographic memory made easy.” What is it? It’s essentially a diary of everyday moments, created with wearable devices that constantly record images and possibly audio throughout your day. Some use … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Happy holidays, everyone! Andersen Library is closed Thursday-Sunday, December 24-27. Online resources like ebooks and article databases, and the Ask a Librarian chat service, remain available if you need them (see the Break & Winterim Libary Hours blog post for … Continue reading

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2015/2017 Wisconsin Legislature

Wonder how the State Legislature works? Have an interest in something the State Legislature is doing? The Wisconsin Library Association’s Government Information Round Table has posted a blog entry that provides basic information about the new biennial session of the … Continue reading

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“Search, seizure, and cellphones”

Would you want your cellphone searched by the police? Should they be able to do that without a warrant? Is your phone protected from that now? What about your privacy?? At 9 a.m. (Central) on Tuesday, April 29, the National … Continue reading

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Bottlemania

Elizabeth Royte, will talk about “Bottlemania: Big business, local springs and the battle over America’s drinking water” at the Irvin L. Young Auditorium on Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. This is the last Spring 2013 Contemporary Issues Lecture. You … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Book cakes

I’ve posted about books and food before (Books & Bites), but this time we’re going way past just combining recommendations for books and food! Take a gander at 30 Gorgeous & Delicious Literary Cakes at Flavorwire.com. The folks at Flavorwire … Continue reading

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The Chronicle: Retractions

Did you know that we have a subscription to The Chronicle of Higher Education online? You can use it to keep up with issues and trends in higher education. Of course, it’s not always good news. In a recent issue, … Continue reading

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Friday Library Video Fun

Hard to believe, but there are many videos about libraries out there…enjoy this one called “Funny Library Montage.” Do you recognize the movies and programs in it? Click the image to play: I got this, and saw several other videos, … Continue reading

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