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Reading recommendations, Book-a-Librarian available at York libraries - Daily Press (blog)

Reading recommendations, Book-a-Librarian available at York libraries - Daily Press (blog) | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
Reading recommendations, Book-a-Librarian available at York libraries

York County’s libraries offers help finding books suited to patron’s tastes and the Tabb Library, 100 Long Green Blvd., offers free one-on-one appointments with library staff for assistance with various topics. Requests for either one can be made online by filling out the Looking for a Great Read readers’ advisory survey or the Book-A-Librarian survey at yorkcounty.gov/Home/Libraries.aspx and the Services link.

Topics for Book-A-Librarian may include help with downloading digital items, library resources, technology and job materials. The appointments are scheduled for 15 or 30 minutes.

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Amarillo Public Library introduces Book-A-Librarian - submitted by staff (Amarillo.com)

Amarillo Public Library introduces Book-A-Librarian

Amarillo.com

Computer-shy library patrons now can learn to navigate the internet with a new service offered by Amarillo Public Library.

 

Some of the resources available through the Amarillo Public Library website include:

■ Text-a-Librarian: Reference assistance from anywhere

■ Cypress Resume: Program to create professional resumes, cover letters and reference sheets

■ Automotive Repair Reference Center: Recalls, service bulletins and repair info

■ JobNow: One-on-one assistance, including resume polishing, interview preparation and career assessments

■ Library Elf: Email notices for approaching due dates, overdue items and requested materials

■ Mango Languages: More than 30 foreign language and 15 English-as-a-Second-Language courses in audio-based format

■ Tumblebook Library: Online story/audio books that introduce children to reading in a dynamic format

■ Overdrive: Downloadable ebooks and audio books

■ TexShare Databases: Online access to full-text articles and entire books

■ Learning Express: Skills building and practice tests for scholastic and professional exams

■ Global Road Warrior: Information on other countries and cultures

■ World Book: Online encyclopedia in three levels, with additional databases and Spanish language"

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