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2013-10-25 23:24:04

Patrons able to browse physical and digital collections in the library catalog. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013

2013-10-18 23:21:32

Prizes totaling $5,000 for software application mock-ups, designed to enhance the librarian and patron experience. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013

2013-09-30 23:45:01

Nation’s first all-digital public library system debuts live on Polaris. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 As the demand for e-content increases,

2013-08-31 23:20:23

Libraries experience efficient migration to the Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Polaris Library Systems continues to improve upon the

2013-08-30 23:21:19

In a recent survey with 1,200 U.S. adult (18 years or older) consumers conducted jointly by Polaris Marketing Research, Inc.

2013-08-12 23:20:44

Selected as the Next Generation ILS for the High-Volume, Urban Public Library Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 As a trusted provider of technology


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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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