Jennifer Nelson is my hero! The song “Happy Birthday to You” is widely credited for being the most performed song in the world. But one of its latest venues may be the federal courthouse in Manhattan, where the only parties may be the litigants to a new legal battle. The dispute stems from a...Read more →
I’m really only bothering to mention this since it does impact Overdrive Read for some people. Given these factors we’ve decided to retire Chrome Frame, and will cease support and updates for the product in January 2014. If you are a developer with an app that points users to Chrome Frame, please prompt visitors...Read more →
Continuing Education and Training Grant to attend the Association of Rural and Small Libraries Conference, September 25-28, 2013 in Omaha Nebraska public librarians have a terrific opportunity to attend a national professional conference this fall–right in their own backyard! Because we think this is such a great opportunity, the Nebraska Library Commission (NLC) will...Read more →
Last night Sara graduated (for the second time) from South East Community College, this time with a degree in Diesel Truck repair. Yes, Sara has a full time job working on semis and becomes the shop foreman on Monday.
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Remember all the noise about Stephen King not releasing Joyland as an eBook? Well, they exist anyway. I’ve seen it. (I’m not linking to it here but if you know where to look, or can craft a good Google search or two, you’ll find it.) As Cory Doctorow says: ‘To those publishers here today...Read more →
What our male correspondent found to like on the social network that mostly appeals to women. Pinterest is one of the most popular social media networks on the planet, yet for many men it remains a profound mystery. So I decided it was time to see what was really going on over there. First,...Read more →
Over on Core77, Rain Noe discusses a sweeping international study by a team of Stanford and University of Munich researchers, who looked at all sorts of questions about how economics, school conditions, and parents end up affecting education. But one of the most interesting tidbits concerned the fact that a child’s achievements at school...Read more →