Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Computer Class: NoveList

Spaces are still available for the computer class May 25th. Learn how to use NoveList to find other books in your favorite series, find new authors you might like, and find books by topic such as mysteries set in South Carolina. What a great way to find books to read this summer!

Class begins at 9:30 a.m.

Register at the Adult Services Desk.

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Two New NewsBank Special Reports: National Service Programs and Mental Health

Two new Special Reports are now available.
*National Service Programs provides information on many volunteer programs available to everyone. The site also supports the 2006-2007 High School Debate Topic.

*Mental Health with coverage to raise awareness of issues and research being done on this topic. The site supports Mental Health month.

National Service Programs covers:
*Americorps
*Peace Corps
*Citizen and Senior Corps
*Habitat for Humanity
*Military Service
*and other service and volunteer programs

Mental Health covers:
*studies and research
*current trends and care programs
*disorders
*global issues
*government involvement

Both Sites include current and background articles, related images, links to related web sites, maps and suggested search terms to use in your NewsBank products to find out even more about these topics.

NewsBank offers a variety of Special Reports as part of your subscription. Updated daily, they offer a way to quickly find the latest information on important topics. Currently Featured Reports include:
*Natural Disasters Around the World
*World Health
*Science and Health in the News

Many other Reports are also available. All NewsBank Special Report Sites are located on your product menu page at infoweb.newsbank.com

Lansing users can connect to NewsBank here.