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March 2011 Archives

Dictionary of American Regional English

Flip through the Dictionary of Regional English (DARE) once and you will never forget it. Maps of where words are used? Fantastic. Text below from the University of Wisconsin (who have been the host institution creating DARE); Like other dictionaries,...

The Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture

The main purpose of the Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture was to summarize USDA’s research developments. However, the Yearbook, which was published (with a couple of exceptions) annually from 1894 to 1992, has a broad appeal outside...

Kindle for school!

Last November I received a Kindle as a birthday present. I wasn’t sure if I really wanted one when I first got it and actually considered swapping it for a Nook. I ultimately decided to go with the Kindle because,...

Diversion from LIS

While I am not a children’s or young adult literature person, I am obsessed with the Hunger Games trilogy. They are getting closer to casting Katniss for the live action movies (I am very okay with the current top choice...