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Subscribe to this blog by email

Written on: March 10th, 2010 in Blog PostsTech

Remember that you can get new postings sent directly to your email address by clicking on the link below: Subscribe to Division of Libraries Blog Clicking on the link will take you to the FeedBurner site and should click on “get Division of Libraries delivered by Email” in the upper right of the screen. You […]


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Mobile Access to Databases Now Available

Written on: February 3rd, 2010 in Blog PostsTech

The Delaware Library Catalog is currently testing a new interface for database access on mobile devices. The interface provides a slimmed down set of features for accessing most of the EBSCO databases, including news and current affairs, medical and nursing science, world-renowned academic journals, and more. Click on the Play icon to view the online […]


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New Access to Downloadable Audiobooks

Written on: January 20th, 2010 in Blog PostsTech

Over the weekend, some access changes have been implemented for NetLibrary unabridged e-audio books. This service allows you to download unabridged audio versions of new and classic books directly to your home PC and in many case, a compatible MP3 player (such as an iPod) to listed to “on-the-go). To simplify access, new titles loaded […]


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tech

How to customize your searches

Written on: November 4th, 2009 in Tech

Here’s a quick guide to custom search options, in response to a question from a library user who wanted to know how to search for videos and DVDs specifically in the Delaware Library Catalog Free online screencasting tool You can limit your search to a particular library from the main search page, but custom search […]


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What you’re searching for.

Written on: September 24th, 2009 in Blog PostsTech

Click on the image for a visualization of last month’s title searches in the Delaware Library Catalog Down at the Delaware Tech Owens campus in Georgetown, students are mixing business with pleasure- J.D. Robb and MS Windows being among the top books checked out last week: Dallas, Eve Vampires– Fiction Microsoft Windows Plum, Stephanie Australian […]


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reviews

Choice Website Reviews

Written on: September 23rd, 2009 in ReviewsTech

Choice Reviews Online is an amazing resource for librarians and library patrons with an interest in academic and non-fiction subjects. Most of the content is subscription-only, but there is enough free content to make an occasional visit worthwhile. I use Choice primarily as another source to find out about high-quality free public websites- as a […]


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Where to Find Reviews in the Delaware Library Catalog

Written on: September 18th, 2009 in Tech

One person who responded to a recent user poll about usage of new item email alerts noted, in effect, that there are so many new books on offer each week that it is hard to pick, and they would like to be able to read reviews of some of these items to help make their […]


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tech

Delicious!

Written on: August 27th, 2009 in Tech

For over a year now, staff at the Delaware Division of Libraries have used the Delicious.com social bookmarking website to share and promote internet resources. The website provides a number of tools for easily harvesting, recording and sharing websites, as well as very useful options for quickly adding links to recorded websites to library homepages, […]


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New Downloadable E-Audiobooks for August

Written on: August 13th, 2009 in Tech

We recently added 50 or so new e-audiobooks to the catalog, a nice combination of classic and new titles- you can see the list here. To download an e-audiobook to your home computer, DLC cardholders can select the echeckout option in the record, after logging in with their library card account and create a personal […]


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Stop me before I buy again!

Written on: August 13th, 2009 in NewsReviewsTech

You can admit it, it’s OK— it used to be so much easier to buy from Amazon or Barnes and Noble than to go to the library to pick up that book you’d heard about or seen a great review for. A lot of people are thinking twice about that now! It’s been the case […]


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