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1940 Census Data Released

by librarynews — last modified May 03, 2012 09:40 AM

by: Kim Parsons, Communications Intern On April 2 nd , the 1940 manuscript census was released for the first time by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). These records are different than the statistical information that Americans are familiar with that is released soon afte... read more...

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librarynews on May 03, 2012

New Federal website upgrades access to 2010 Census Information

by ranger — last modified Mar 29, 2012 04:20 PM

The new version of the Census Bureau’s American FactFinder has recently replaced its former site for important information about American demographics. read more...

Posted by:
ranger on March 29, 2012

Films on Demand adds TED Talk videos to streaming video service.

by ranger — last modified Mar 19, 2012 09:10 AM

Polk Library's licensed Films on Demand service now has TEDTalks! You'll find more than 200 new TEDTalks this month, with hundreds more added by the end of the year. read more...

Posted by:
ranger on March 19, 2012

Art by Erica Possin on Display in Polk

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 12:30 PM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant Polk Library’s newest exhibit in its 1 st Floor “gallery” is a series of ten paintings from recent alum, Erica Possin. The paintings mostly feature wind turbines, objects that are becoming increasingly familiar in rural Wisconsin. ... read more...

Posted by:
librarynews on February 17, 2012

New Databases Added to Polk's Web Site

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 12:25 PM

By: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant Over interim, three new databases were added to the already abundant list that Polk Library has to offer. The newly added ARTstor, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses and Ovid Nursing databases all serve different purposes, but are useful rese... read more...

Posted by:
librarynews on February 17, 2012

GroupFinder

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 12:20 PM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant   Setting up a group study time with classmates can sometimes require a lot of awkward moments including phone number exchanges and Facebook friend requests. Polk Library has made things stress-free and professional thanks to a new ... read more...

Posted by:
librarynews on February 17, 2012

Bad Tapes: Archives Rescues Old Audio

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 11:10 AM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant   The move this past summer to Sage had departments on campus excited for a new venture and a change in scenery.  The move became especially advantageous for the Journalism Department as staff discovered old photographs, as well as vide... read more...

Posted by:
librarynews on February 17, 2012

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