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2014-09-24 12:25:51

Data and analysis informs usage and value of library resources SEATTLE, Sept.

2014-09-20 23:00:28

Libraries are no longer outdated collections of dusty printed books.

2014-09-12 12:24:16

Adopt a School Celebrates Sixth Anniversary: Challenges Schools Across Canada to Engage their Communities for a Chance to Win an Additional $10,000 TORONTO, Sept.

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2014-09-11 07:01:47

Researchers are fascinated by Americans between the ages of 16 to 29 because of their advanced technology habits, their racial and ethnic diversity, their social attitudes and their looser relationships to institutions — for example, churches and political parties.

2014-09-08 23:04:59

EBSCO and Innovative Partnership Create Perfect Discovery Solution for Consortium IPSWICH, Mass.

2014-09-08 08:27:04

Publisher and philanthropist is remembered for legendary reference works, advocacy for libraries and hallmark literary events GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Sept.

2014-09-04 08:27:32

Grants available to libraries to fund programs and resources for adult English language learners in Dollar General communities CHICAGO, Sept.

2014-09-03 08:30:34

Library Media Specialist Michelle Colte is recognized for her innovative use of technology and exceptional community engagement at Hale Kula Elementary School NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-09-02 23:07:03

Burlington Public Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces the availability of eAudio, eBook service OneClickdigital and digital magazine service Zinio for Libraries. Burlington,

2014-08-26 23:17:09

Harrison County now has a total of 30 AWE Early Literacy Stations™— which provide computer skills, school readiness, and early learning fun for young children— throughout its library system.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.