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2014-12-01 16:23:18

World Premiere slated for La MaMa, pillar of Off Off Broadway theatre NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-06-17 13:11:58

How do open access sources, tightened budgets, and competition from popular technologies affect how librarians perceive and employ reference resources?

2008-08-07 09:00:50

By SARA PLUMMER Families are feeling the financial pinch this year as they shop for school supplies, which are not included in Oklahoma's tax-free weekend.

2005-07-24 08:14:35

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The president of the American Library Association has one word for the USA Patriot Act's so-called library clause -- "Kafkaesque." "It's very reminiscent of the '50s and the 'red scare' where people showed up at libraries trying to find which political books professors had read, because they were going to be put on a communist list or something," said Michael Gorman, a British-born librarian who heads the U.S.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.