Monthly Archives: June 2011

Happy Birthday, America: Let Freedom Ring!

As our nation prepares to celebrate the 235th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain, the LTL Blog thought it would be interesting (and fun) to highlight some of Rice Library’s newest books related to Fourth of July … Continue reading

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CREDO Adds New Reference Books

CREDO reference has announced the addition of four titles to its ever-growing collection of electronic reference books. These include:Encyclopedia of Archeology (Elsevier Science & Technology, 2008) – A 3-volume encyclopedia that encompasses all aspects of archaeology, including the nature and … Continue reading

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Still Going Green

In April, the LTL Blog informed readers about six new electronic books from the Sage Reference Series on Green Society (see post for 4/18/11). These titles were:     Green Business: An A-Z Guide     Green Cities: An A-Z Guide     Green Consumerism: An … Continue reading

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All Things Presidential

The May 27 issue of the Friday Facts, an electronic newsletter published by the Indiana State Library included an interesting piece on The American Presidency Project, an online clearinghouse of information related to U.S. presidents. The site was begun in 1999 … Continue reading

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