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Tennessee Resources presented by Tina Sansone to the Tennessee Genealogical Society on July 21, 2012

"Tennessee Resources presented by Tina Sansone to the Tennessee Genealogical Society on July 21, 2012 and also talked about on Bernice Bennett's Blog Talk Radio..."

 

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Dog Days and Dragonflies -Books available for review in Tennessee Libraries a list of books in need of reviewing

Dog Days and Dragonflies -Books available for review in Tennessee Libraries a list of books in need of reviewing | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Description from the author’s webpage: http://chrissieandersonpeters.com/ ; “Dog Days and Dragonflies is Chrissie Anderson Peters’ tribute to the people who made her, especially he..."

 

Get published by reviewing a book for Tennessee Libraries.  See what is available to review here.

 

 


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Tricities.com l Groups Calendar - meetings at local libraries

Tricities.com l Groups Calendar - meetings at local libraries | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Local groups meeting at the local library

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Tenn. board accepting grants to preserve historical records - Elizabethton Star

Tenn. board accepting grants to preserve historical records - Elizabethton Star | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The awards are a program for improving the preservation of and access to Tennessee’s historical records"

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13 Scholarships Available | School of Information Sciences

13 Scholarships Available | School of Information Sciences | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Apply for an Information Technology Rural Librarian Master’s Scholarship (Phase II) (ITRL2) – Be an Agent of Change in the 21st Century!

Are you a paraprofessional without a master's degree working in a rural library in the Southern and Central Appalachian region? Do you want to pursue graduate education via distance to develop your information technology skills and make a difference in your library and community? Are you interested in improving your library services and integrating information technology solutions that are tailored towards meeting the needs of your rural communities? 


If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are a prime candidate for a University of Tennessee Information Technology Rural Librarian Master's Scholarship (Phase II) (ITRL2) that will be awarded to thirteen of the best applicants. Your goal should be to develop competencies that integrate information technology and rural library management issues towards community development outcomes. You should already have earned a bachelor’s degree (or in progress of completion by May 2013) and work in a rural library setting in Southern and Central Appalachia.

PROGRAM BENEFITS: Full-tuition scholarship for two years for students from library/information science Academic Common Market states in the Southern and Central Appalachian region [Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia]. For students from other states, tuition will be reimbursed to the in-state amount [for details of tuition and fees, see URL: http://www.sis.utk.edu/fees]. Allowance for materials will be provided. This is a part-time degree program with a structured, individually-tailored information technology and rural management-based curriculum with formal and informal professional mentoring by educators and practitioners.

These ITRL2 Scholarships are funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. ITRL2 follows the success of the first round of ITRL Scholarships that were awarded to sixteen SCA rural librarians [For details about the recently concluding ITRL program and student’s work see URL: http://www.sis.utk.edu/rural-librarianship]. ;

APPLICATION & ADMISSION: Eligibility & Requirements
- Currently working in a rural Appalachian library.

- Completed bachelor’s degree.

- A 3.25 cumulative GPA in undergraduate coursework and GRE scores (above the fifty percentile) or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in 12 or more hours of graduate coursework.

- Complete the UT School of Information Sciences Admission Application online available via URL:http://www.sis.utk.edu/admissions. ;

- Complete the ITRL2 Scholarship Program Application [http://www.sis.utk.edu/files/ITRL2ScholarshipProgramApplication.pdf] and email to tnarnold@utk.edu.


DEADLINES: UT SIS Admission Applications and the ITRL2 Scholarship Program Applications will be reviewed in January 2013. Students will be admitted into the ITRL2 program by May 2013. ITRL2 Program duration is June 2013 – August 2015.

Contact: Bharat Mehra, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee. Email: bmehra@utk.edu. Phone: 865-974-5917.

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Residents visit Houston County Public Library | Signature HealthCARE of Erin

Residents visit Houston County Public Library | Signature HealthCARE of Erin | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Residents visit our Public Library. They enjoy different kinds of books offered by the library and a new surrounding."

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Federal judge in Nashville bars use of Memphis library IDs in voting

Federal judge in Nashville bars use of Memphis library IDs in voting | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Incorrect ballots during early voting, a disputed proposal to create six new suburban school districts, and a fight over photo identifications are putting Shelby County in the spotlight on Election Day.
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Federal judge bars use of library IDs in voting

Federal judge bars use of library IDs in voting | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Trauger did express frustration with the law. She said it did not make sense that an expired hunting license from another state can be used as a valid ID but a photo ID from the Memphis library is invalid."

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Photo Library Card Suit Back In Court Tuesday

Photo Library Card Suit Back In Court Tuesday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"All sides in the federal court case over the city of Memphis’s photo library cards will be back in Nashville federal court ahead of schedule."

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Fair Offers Free Lego Competitive Build Workshops | The Knoxville Journal | Local News, Sports, Entertainment and more for Knox and surrounding counties

Fair Offers Free Lego Competitive Build Workshops | The Knoxville Journal | Local News, Sports, Entertainment and more for Knox and surrounding counties | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee Valley Fair will host several free Lego Build workshops beginning Monday, July 30" at local libraries

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The Posterity Project: Tennessee Virtual Archives Exhibit Highlights Life of Alvin C. York

The Posterity Project: Tennessee Virtual Archives Exhibit Highlights Life of Alvin C. York | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"The Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA), an online program of the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA), is proud to present a new digital collection featuring one of the most decorated soldiers of World War I and one of Tennessee’s greatest native sons, Alvin C. York."

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Federal judge to hold hearing on library IDs before statewide elections on Thursday

Federal judge to hold hearing on library IDs before statewide elections on Thursday | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A federal judge in Nashville will hold a hearing before Thursday's statewide elections in a lawsuit filed by the city of Memphis allowing voters to use library photo ID cards for voting purposes.
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Reynolds kicks off 2012 Hot Summer Nights series at Blount County Public Library

Reynolds kicks off 2012 Hot Summer Nights series at Blount County Public Library | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
MARYVILLE, Tenn—     Karen E. Reynolds, award-winning singer/songwriter, producer, publicist and promoter, will kick off the 11th annual Hot Summer Nights series on A...
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Painting party set Aug. 9 at Maury Co. Library - columbiadailyherald.com

Painting party set Aug. 9 at Maury Co. Library - columbiadailyherald.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Soon folks will be able to look at more than art books at the Maury County Library — they will be able to paint your own masterpiece."

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TLA President's Blog: TLA Membership

TLA President's Blog: TLA Membership | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Membership is the topic for the August 4th Board meeting. Visit the blog at www.tlaprez.blogspot.com and comment on the current questions: “Why are you a member of TLA? What else could we do to add value to your membership?”  Your comments will be talked about by the Board at the meeting as we try to do what we can to meet the needs of TLA members.


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Tennessee World War I hero Alvin C. York featured in new archive collection

Tennessee World War I hero Alvin C. York featured in new archive collection | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Virtual Archive has a new digital collection featuring World War I hero Alvin C. York of Fentress County.
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Save the Date: Datafest and Tenn-Share Fall Conference 2012 | Tenn-Share

Save the Date: Datafest and Tenn-Share Fall Conference 2012 | Tenn-Share | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"Tenn-Share’s annual DataFest and Collection Fair will be held at the Nashville Public Library on Thursday, September 27. We are working on a mobile technology theme and are fortunate to have Dr. Robbie Melton from TBReLearning as our morning keynote....

 

...Tenn-Share’s Fall Conference on Friday, September 28 at Nashville Public Library..."

 

 

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Obit: Gretchen Bonita Olds, former librarian at Milligan College

Obit: Gretchen Bonita Olds, former librarian at Milligan College | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

Gretchen Bonita Olds, 87, of Naples, Fla. passed away on Friday, July 20, 2012 at the Don and Marilyn Anderson Hospice Center, in Madison, Wis...

 

She graduated from Juniata College and received her Masters Degree in Library Science from Columbia University in 1946. She was the librarian at Milligan College in Tennessee when she met her future husband, Edwin Olds...."

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Judge Says No To Using Library Card As TN Voter ID

Judge Says No To Using Library Card As TN Voter ID | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it
(Nashville, TN) A judge in Nashville has ruled the new Memphis Library Photo ID card cannot be used to vote...
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Metropulse.com: The Daily Pulse: Southern Festival of Books Lineup Announced, and It's a Doozy

Southern Festival of Books Lineup Announced, and It's a Doozy: Yeah, we know this is in Nashville, but holy cow! Buzz Bissinger? Gillian Flynn? Junot Diaz? Ta-Nehisi Coates? Margot Livesy? Katherine Patterson?...

 

The Southern Festival of Books is held at Legislative Plaza and the Nashville Public Library in downtown Nashville at the steps of the Tennessee State Capitol..."

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WTVC NewsChannel 9 : Judge holds hearing on library IDs before election

WTVC NewsChannel 9 : Judge holds hearing on library IDs before election | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"A federal judge in Nashville will hold a hearing before Thursday's statewide elections in a lawsuit filed by the city of Memphis allowing voters to use library photo ID cards for voting purposes."

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West Tennessee Treasures - Dresden - Governor Ned McWherter | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | ABC 7 Eyewitness News Feature

West Tennessee Treasures - Dresden - Governor Ned McWherter | WBBJTV West Tennessee's News Channel | ABC 7 Eyewitness News Feature | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

"One of his dreams and goals when he came home to Dresden and Weakley County was to build a library in his hometown for the children of Weakley County," said Pritchett.

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University of Tennessee Police said they'll be incorporating Facebook and Twitter more as students head back to campus | wbir.com

University of Tennessee Police said they'll be incorporating Facebook and Twitter more as students head back to campus | wbir.com | Tennessee Libraries | Scoop.it

""We have seen some successes in the area. For example, in Hodges Library where we targeted, we have seen a slight decrease in theft," UTPD Lt. Emily Simerly said."

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