Tag Archives: Databases

RB Digital (Zinio) Maintenance – November 2nd

Please be advised, the RBdigital Gateway will be undergoing site maintenance Wednesday November 2 between 10pm and 4am EDT. You may experience a disruption in service and be unable to checkout, read online, or download eMagazines through the app or browser while this maintenance is in progress. We appreciate your patience. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact library staff....
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Online Access to Consumer Reports

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…decorations are up, Christmas melodies are filling the airwaves, homemade cookies are materializing in lunchrooms, and there are beautiful light displays scattered throughout the city. Cocoa, candy canes, made-for-tv movies, gift-giving guides– yep, I pretty much love it all.  If you haven’t figured it out, I am THAT person who gets super excited for almost all things Christmas. Almost? There’s only one thing...
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Change to Electronic Collections

WPL has made some changes to our electronic collections for January 2015.  We will be directing all customers to use Chilton Library.com for their automotive repair needs. Our subscription to AutoRepair Reference Centre has been cancelled, due to cost and duplication of information. In addition, we’re happy to announce that music lovers will find a new, enormous selection of songs and albums at Hoopla. Because of cost and selection, we are no...
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2014: eResource Year in Review

2014. Is it just me? Or did the tablet, phone, phablet market explode this year? I used to be a gal with a purse for every occasion. I had my work purse, my school purse, my Tiger game purse, my fancy purse, my vacation purse, my running around with little kiddos purse; the list goes on, but I’ll spare you the details. This year I have come to realize that...
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Overdrive…It just keeps getting better and better

Why do people love eBooks so much? They’re portable. They’re lightweight. You don’t have to pick them up…or return them. The font size is adjustable. You don’t have to worry about losing your page. Really, this list could go on and on and on, but I’m not here to sell you on why you should give eBooks a try (I did a lot of that in June). If you’re already...
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NOVELIST…a gold mine for fiction readers

I’d wager that most library staff (myself included) look forward to patrons asking them a version of the following question: “Read anything good lately?” That’s usually an easy one! More difficult are the questions dealing with authors or genres that we’re not familiar with or perhaps have never even heard of. “You want a viking time-travel mystery novel?”  Hmmmm, give me a sec to think about it. That’s when we...
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