Catch us at A&SL Annual Conference and Exhibition

“Information Innovators: Librarians Evolving in the Digital Environment.”

A&SL Annual Conference & Exhibition
February 27 & 28
Dublin, Ireland

Information professionals and librarians from across Ireland will be congregating at the A&SL Annual Conference and Exhibition to engage in a dialogue on the evolution of libraries in the digital age.…

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Catch us at A&SL Annual Conference and Exhibition

“Information Innovators: Librarians Evolving in the Digital Environment.”

A&SL Annual Conference & Exhibition
February 27 & 28
Dublin, Ireland

Information professionals and librarians from across Ireland will be congregating at the A&SL Annual Conference and Exhibition to engage in a dialogue on the evolution of libraries in the digital age.…

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Record-Setting Win in the Women's Biathlon

Record-Setting Win: Darya Dom­racheva of Be­larus is the first woman to win three biathlon gold medals at the same Olympics. Dom­racheva won the pur­suit and in­di­vid­ual race last week, and today won the 12.5-kilo­me­ter mass start race. Domracheva’s teammates also won gold in both the mens’ and women’s aerials. …

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Hockey (Russia vs USA) Ignites Controversy

Hockey Controversy: Russia played USA on Saturday and the game was close. USA won 3-2. The Russians are claiming that one of their goals was unfairly eliminated, and that the goal posts were jostled from their moorings after the goal.…

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Hockey Fills the Stands in Sochi

HOCKEY: Russians poured into the Olympic park by the thousands for men’s hockey, creating long lines at both the Russian fan house and the Olympic store. Russia won a game against Slovenia 5-2 today with a team studded with local stars.…

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Russian Figure Skating Legend Plushenko Withdraws

Russian figure skating dominated the news coverage today. Top performer Evgeni Plushenko had just won a skating gold in the team long program on Sunday, but today he withdrew from the men’s single skate. He was suffering from an old back injury, aggravated by training on Wednesday.…

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Norway Breaks Records with Medal Wins

Norway is now leading the medal standings with four gold medals and eleven overall. The country won double gold in the cross-country freestyle sprints, marking the hundredth gold medal that Norway has achieved in Olympic cross-country. (Austria is the only other country to win one hundred medals in a specific sport, alpine skiing.) Norway is now the most decorated country in the history of the Winter Games.…

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Redefining Library’s “Collections”

For years, libraries have been measured by the size and breadth of their collections. Iconic libraries like the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt are home to thousands upon thousands of books which live in labyrinths of tall shelves, formidably displaying the preservation of hard-accrued knowledge.…

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