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Humboldt Library to host Halloween costume swap

Humboldt Library to host Halloween costume swap | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The children's department of the Humboldt Public Library is doing something new this fall...a Halloween costume swap.

Starting Thursday, Sept. 6, people can drop off clean, gently used costumes, masks, wigs and other accessories at the library...."

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Cannon County Library System

"The library is now almost 50 years old . It is time to renovate and expand the building , so it can house an excellent library for another 50 years.

 

Presentation Drawings of The Adams Memorial Library"

 

See the presentation drawings from Nov 16, 2011

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E-Book Use Up 77 Percent This Year In Tennessee

E-Book Use Up 77 Percent This Year In Tennessee | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Downloads in the state's Regional E-book and Audio Download System (READS) increased 77 percent in the past year."

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Tennessee Archivist, Summer-Fall 2012 with a focus on the annual meeting in Oct

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WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: Expansion starts at Roane State Oak Ridge campus

WTVC NewsChannel 9 :: Expansion starts at Roane State Oak Ridge campus | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The college library's computer lab has been enlarged, a new study room added and a new student parking area is nearly ready for use..."

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Headrick Says Another Stimulus Program Needed - 09/08/2012 - Chattanoogan.com

"...."Simple programs like Public Library job postings and application submissions in our rural counties would help many find local work.""

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Library Intelligencer » New website offers a starting point for librarians interested in Open Source Integrated Library Systems

Library Intelligencer » New website offers a starting point for librarians interested in Open Source Integrated Library Systems | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A new website, Open Source ILS http://opensourceils.com), is now available as a resource for librarians and anyone interested in open source software integrated library systems (OSS ILS). The website is the product of a multi-year IMLS grant-funded study of technical support options for proprietary and open source ILS. It offers best practices gleaned from interviews with open source ILS adopters on subjects such as evaluating, migrating to, and customizing and maintaining these systems...."

 

Blog post by Vandana Singh, PhD
Assistant Professor at UTK SIS

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Goldsmith press joins in Clarksville 9/11 volunteer efforts

Goldsmith press joins in Clarksville 9/11 volunteer efforts | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Hands on Clarksville and the Austin Peay State University Goldsmith Press & Rare Type Collection invite the community to Reflection and Renewal: The 9/11/12 Project. The event will be Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m...."

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Library exploring new computer lab initiative on The Murfreesboro Post

Library exploring new computer lab initiative on The Murfreesboro Post | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Technology Department of Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro is introducing a new concept for computer class participants..."

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MTSU senior designs color-coded direction sign for library

MTSU senior designs color-coded direction sign for library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

" A Middle Tennessee State University senior has created a new bright color-coded sign pointing to the various sections of the James E. Walker Library..."

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WestStar program planning for next class on NWTNTODAY.COM

WestStar program planning for next class on NWTNTODAY.COM | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
By KEVIN BOWDENStaff ReporterThe University of Tennessee at Martin’s WestStar leadership program is recruiting members for its 2012-13 class.The program is beginning its recruiting campaign a month early this year and has already sent out some preliminary...

 

lso on the tentative agenda for the day’s session is a tour of the Tyson Foods complex, a stop at the Obion County Public Library..."

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Greeneville Sun - Obituaries - William "Bill" Bradley

Greeneville Sun - Obituaries - William "Bill" Bradley | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"...Following retirement, he volunteered at the Greeneville-Greene County Library working on research projects concerning churches and communities in Greene County. He also spent many hours doing research at the T. Elmer Cox Historical and Genealogical Library..."

 

Condolences.

 

 

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Spring Hill Public Library announces September events

Spring Hill Public Library announces September events | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Local photographer Nicole Bull has been chosen as the Artist of the Month at Spring Hill Public Library. Her work will be displayed in the library throughout the month of September..."

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Department of Safety & Homeland Security to Hold Special Saturday Hours to Issue Voter Photo Identification | TN.gov Newsroom

Department of Safety & Homeland Security to Hold Special Saturday Hours to Issue Voter Photo Identification | TN.gov Newsroom | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

A lot of libraries provide voter registrations forms and may find this information useful.

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Patricia Van Zandt named new dean of university libraries

Patricia Van Zandt named new dean of university libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"East Tennessee State University has been named Patricia Van Zandt the dean of university libraries. ..."

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Argie Cooper Public Library Newsletter August - September 2012.pdf

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Hodges Library Commons to Open at the End of the Month | Tennessee Today

Hodges Library Commons to Open at the End of the Month | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Students will have more group study spaces, improved video and sound editing rooms, and expanded academic support when the Hodges Library Commons reopen at the end of this month."

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Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, Tennessee - Library’s ‘Tuesday Night at the Movies’ to feature ‘Top Hat’

"The Jonesborough Library will show the 1935 movie “Top Hat” on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 5:30 p.m. ..."

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Cleanup campaign declutters UT buildings

Cleanup campaign declutters UT buildings | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Hodges Library, Ferris Hall, and the Art and Architecture Building were among the most cluttered buildings on the University of Tennessee campus before the school held a Spring Cleanup campaign...."

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Hodges Library Commons to Open at the End of the Month | Tennessee Today

Hodges Library Commons to Open at the End of the Month | Tennessee Today | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Students will have more group study spaces, improved video and sound editing rooms, and expanded academic support when the Hodges Library Commons reopen at the end of this month...."

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Ms. Cheap: Nashville Public Library Courtyard Concert

Ms. Cheap: Nashville Public Library Courtyard Concert | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"... The Nashville Public Library Courtyard Concert coming Tuesday will feature Riders in the Sky, America’s favorite cowboys. It is 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the courtyard at the main library downtown at 615 Church St. Details: www.library.nashville.org ... '

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The Mountain Press - New library director pays visit to Kodak branch

The Mountain Press - New library director pays visit to Kodak branch | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"With almost a month on the job under her belt, Sevier County Public Library System (SCPLS) Director Rhonda Tippitt continued the process of getting acclimated to the county — visiting the Kodak Branch Library on Thursday afternoon to meet library users, friends group members, volunteers and branch employees..."

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Walker Library News: Library's Expanded Hours (Finally!)

Walker Library News: Library's Expanded Hours (Finally!) | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"In response to student requests, the Walker Library will expand and revise its hours beginning Saturday, Aug. 25...."

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Editorial: Three Cheers - New library director is off to a great start

Editorial: Three Cheers  -  New library director is off to a great start | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The new director of the Sevier County Public Library System is off to a fast and productive start. Rhonda Tippett assumed her new duties in August and is hard..."

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Self-service kiosk set to help Tennessee drivers

Self-service kiosk set to help Tennessee drivers | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"By November, Tennessee residents needing to renew or replace their driver's licenses could be going to their local library, police precinct or county clerk's office and using a self-service kiosk instead of one of the driver service centers..."

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