Category Archives: Library

Library Link of the Day: 6 Ways Volunteering Can Boost Your Career

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “When’s the last time you volunteered? If you can’t remember because it’s been so long, then you might be doing yourself a disservice. We all know that volunteering makes a difference in the lives of others, but … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: GCHQ is using this puzzle to recruit aspiring female spies, try it out!

Courtesy of Business Insider: “Government Communications Headquarters, the British government’s listening agency, has broadcast a puzzle to encourage prospective spies, particularly young girls, to pursue a career in the highly classified organisation. The challenge was supplied to BBC Radio 4’s “Today” … Continue reading

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We Got Books! (Poetry, Graphic Novels, Sports, Science, Music, Art, Cooking, Etc.)

Come see our new displays featuring new books (from your recommendations!) and staff picks.

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Library Link of the Day: Foreign Accent Syndrome As a Psychogenic Disorder

Courtesy of The National Center for Biotechnology Information: “It has now been over a century that researchers have reported on a motor speech disorder most frequently referred to as “Foreign Accent Syndrome” (FAS). The first patient with FAS was anecdotally … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Can You Solve The e=8 MIT Admissions Math Problem?

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “How well do you know PEMDAS or BODMAS? Order-of-operations problems seem to really frustrate the people of the internet, but this one from the MindYourDecisions YouTube channel may be the hardest one we’ve seen. According to the channel, this problem appeared … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The 5-Minute Hack for Beating Procrastination Used by Instagram’s Co-Founder and CEO

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Chances are, you’re procrastinating on something today. Maybe you’re doing it by reading this article (great choice, by the way). Lucky for you, we’ve got one of the easiest tips for curing your procrastination right now, right … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Study finds reading information aloud to yourself improves memory

Courtesy of the University of Waterloo: “You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud, a study from the University of Waterloo has found. “A recent Waterloo study found that speaking text aloud helps to get … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Face of Ancient Queen Revealed for First Time

Courtesy of National Geographic: “Some 1,200 years ago, a wealthy noblewoman, at least 60 years old, was laid to rest in Peru—richly provisioned for eternity with jewelry, flasks, and weaving tools made of gold. Now, more than five years after … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The Faroe Islands Created Their Own Google Street View with Sheep

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: If you tried to search for the Faroe Islands on Google Street View before the spring of 2016 you’d have come up empty. In April 2016, an islander named Durita Andreassen grew so tired of not being … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: What Is Confirmation Bias?

Courtesy of Psychology Today: “Imagine that you have tried to reach a friend (with whom you have an ambivalent relationship) by phone (or email), leaving messages, yet have not received a call in return. In situation like this, it is … Continue reading

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