There’s a new book out by Hal Niedzviecki called The Peep Diaries: How We’re Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors. A never-ending spectacle of bodies and souls are baring everything for entertainment, self-betterment, and fame – think Reality
Recently I stumbled across this article in Library Journal (3/1/08) The Library of Congress (LC) has joined photo-sharing site Flickr to make available 3000 photos for which no copyright restrictions are known to exist, even though the library doesn’t own
There are some great photo-sharing and photo-manipulating opportunities out there on Web 2.0 Here’s a link to a colleague’s blog (Brian Herzog @ Chelmsford Library) which lists some good ones.
For your enjoyment, here is another facinating YouTube film of lions battling crocodiles and water buffalo. On the subject of wonderful nature films, we have both the Blue Planet (3 DVDs) and Planet Earth (4 DVDs) series. Click here to
Yesterday I received a request from a patron to find someone who could translate a letter in Polish that she had received from relatives. I immediately put a message on the “Tamworth Exchange” – the community-wide Yahoo group, with its
Did you know that LibriVox provides free downloadable audios? And these can be downloaded to either MP3 players or Ipods. These are all titles from the public domain, many of which have been recorded by volunteers. Be sure to look