Category Archives: technology

What kinds of free resources are available in the Dallas area for local inventors?

No matter where inventors may be in the process of developing their invention, they often find they need information or assistance to: • protect the “intellectual property” of their invention idea • implement the business side of making their idea … Continue reading

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I have been reading a lot about the White House initiative Educate to Innovate that aims to improve the STEM skills of American kids. What is the library doing to support this initiative?

The Educate to Innovate initiative is a commitment to provide students at every level with the skills they need to excel in the high-paid, highly-rewarding fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Thanks to a generous grant from The Dallas … Continue reading

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I’m a regular user of the Dallas Morning News Historical Archive, but I need earlier dates for Dallas history that precede the existence of the Morning News. How can the library help?

In the past, researchers had little choice but to use microfilm editions of earlier papers and various microfilm indexes. The library has now added a subscription to a new database, Genealogy Bank, which has a digitized, key word searchable Dallas … Continue reading

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March Mango Mania is here!

March Mango Mania is here! From March 15-30, the library is celebrating its new online language service, Mango Languages.  For the next 16 days we will be having online contests all related to Mango and languages.  For a full list … Continue reading

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Library Web Wednesday: Returning MP3 Audiobooks

Already finished with your MP3 audiobook?  Turn it in early using OverDrive Media Console.  Note: Due to agreements with publishers, WMA titles cannot be returned before the lending period is up.  How to return an MP3 audiobook: 1) Starting at … Continue reading

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