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“Where we’re going, we don’t need … catalogs?”

Life today has become synonymous with the web. Regardless of your device of choice (smartphone, watches, tablets, e-readers, etc), we can communicate, research, and relax, with the tap of a finger or the push of a button. Search engines such … Continue reading

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2014 Stonewall Book Awards announced

The American Library Association announced the 2014 Stonewall Book Awards this weekend at their Annual Midwinter Meeting.  Dallas Public Library’s own Peter Coyl was honored to serve as Chair of the committee this year. The Stonewall Book Awards recognize works … Continue reading

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Where can I find information that will help me figure out how the Affordable Healthcare Act (ObamaCare) will affect me?

28.8% of Texas residents age 18 and older lacked health insurance in 2012 (Gallup-Healthway Well-being Index).  Many other Texans are unclear how the new law will affect them. There are some excellent resources out there for people trying to navigate … Continue reading

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Library Web Wednesday: Dallas Morning News Archive

Interested in reading the Dallas Morning News from the 1950’s, 1920’s, or even the 1890’s?  Travel back in time with the Dallas Morning News Archive database.  This database offers over 30, 000 full-text issues starting from October 1885 to December … Continue reading

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Does the Library provide access to newspapers from other countries?

Newpapers from around the World in Humanities! Resources at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library include computerized access to hundreds of newspapers from around the world.  Visit the Humanities Division on the third floor to access the extensive PressDisplay newspaper … Continue reading

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