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2014-03-31 23:34:35

New Method of Communication Between Libraries and Polaris Staff Enhances Customer Experience Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014

2014-03-26 23:31:25

Polaris Unanimously Selected for Its Strategic Vision to Grow Library Presence in the Community Syracuse, N.Y.

2014-02-20 04:22:51

Infraware presents POLARIS Office Link, cloud-based office service which allows document editing, and various IT services SEOUL, South Korea, Feb.

2014-02-19 23:30:33

Large and medium-sized public libraries rank Polaris above competitors in all twelve categories of Perceptions 2013: An International Survey of Library Automation by Library Technology Guides.

2014-02-06 23:03:48

Area DentalWorks Practices Donate Preventative Dental Services in Honor of Departed Office Leader Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 DentalWorks,

2014-01-30 23:04:16

Brampton Library to Test First Fully-integrated 3M E-content Solution in Canada Syracuse, N.Y.

2014-01-22 23:25:00

Libraries to Experience a Greater Sense of Community, Value and Identity in the New Year Philadelphia, P.A.

2014-01-06 16:23:45

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Circumpolar Star -- Circumpolar stars are those stars which are located near the poles of the celestial sphere. As the Earth rotates, the sky appears to rotate; and most stars will be hidden below the horizon at some point in their circular paths. A circumpolar star is near enough to the celestial pole that it will never go under the horizon. It will therefore be visibile for all the night, and for the entire year. Such a definition implies that different stars can be defined as...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Polaris -- Polaris, Alpha Ursae Minoris, is the bright star closest to the north celestial pole. It is also known as the North Star, the Lode Star, or the Pole star. Because it lies nearly in a direct line with the axis of the Earth's rotation "above" the North Pole -- the north celestial pole -- Polaris is apparently motionless from the Earth, and all the stars of the Northern sky appear to rotate around it. Therefore, it makes an excellent fixed point from which to draw measurements...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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