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Doodle 4 Google 2012 Winner Travels to Pirate Times

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It’s the coloring contest that blows all others out of the water. Second-grader Dylan Hoffman of Wisconsin scored a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology grant for his school, and a Chromebook as the winner of Doodle 4 Google 2012. It’s the coloring contest that blows all others out of the water. Second-grader Dylan Hoffman of Wisconsin scored a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology grant for his school, and a Chromebook as the winner of Doodle 4 Google 2012. 0 Comments

Fifth Annual Doodle 4 Google Contest Kicks Off

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Children in grades K-12 in the U.S. are invited to enter the fifth annual Google's Doodle 4 Google contest. The theme for this year’s contest is “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…” and this year Google will name a winner from every state. Children in grades K-12 in the U.S. are invited to enter the fifth annual Google's Doodle 4 Google contest. The theme for this year’s contest is “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…” and this year Google will name a winner from every state. 0 Comments

Google–British Library Partnership to Digitize 250,000 Books

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The Google Books project has scanned over 12 million books, largely thanks to the forty-plus libraries in its Library Projects Partner program. The most recent partner, the British Library, will allow for the digitization of 250,000 unique works. The Google Books project has scanned over 12 million books, largely thanks to the forty-plus libraries in its Library Projects Partner program. The most recent partner, the British Library, will allow for the digitization of 250,000 unique works. 0 Comments

No Charge: Public Libraries Provide Full-Text Access to Databases!

A persistent myth says that you can find 'everything' on the web. Not even close! Fortunately, many public libraries offer free access to a wealth of online databases that are often much higher quality than what you can (or can't) find on the web. A persistent myth says that you can find 'everything' on the web. Not even close! Fortunately, many public libraries offer free access to a wealth of online databases that are often much higher quality than what you can (or can't) find on the web. 0 Comments