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Archive for August, 2007

Guess what we’ve been reading!

Posted by grizzlymedia on August 29, 2007

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Go to our Library Thing page to see what our Media Center staff has been reading! Have you read any of our books? You can leave a comment on our books here or on Library Thing.

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Georgia Peach Books 2007-2008

Posted by grizzlymedia on August 6, 2007

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College libraries–all the comforts of home

Posted by grizzlymedia on August 5, 2007

College Libraries–All the Comforts of HomeSome college libraries are making students so comfortable they don’t want to leave. What do you look forward to in college? If you ruled the world, what would you like to see in the Grizzly Media Center?

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Denver Library patron borrows and sells hundreds of items online.

Posted by grizzlymedia on August 5, 2007

Ebay

Have you read or heard about this patron who used seven different library accounts to borrow over 2,000 books, tapes, and DVDs? He was caught attempting to sell them online. What do you think?

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Phoenix Mars Lander carries library of information.

Posted by grizzlymedia on August 5, 2007

Mars

Did you know that when the Phoenix Mars Lander blasted off last month it carried a DVD containing 84 written texts, 63 Mars-related works of art, and three radio broadcasts, including the 1938 recreation of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds” and the 1940 discussion between Wells and Orson Welles, who directed the panic-inducing drama? What would you have chosen to send on the 10 month-long 422 million-mile journey to tell Martians about life on Earth?

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Microchips in Humans.

Posted by grizzlymedia on August 5, 2007

Microchips.

Libraries place microchips and other devices in books and other materials to control theft. Now some companies are experimenting with these Radio Frequency Identification Devices in humans to identify high security workers or for helping to locate Alzheimer’s patients. Are microchips in humans an idea whose time has come, or is it Big Brother surveillance gone too far?

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