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  1. Fire devastates major Russian library, threatens rare textsRead the original story

    8 min ago | KSWO

    ... Marion "Suge" Knight's troubles over the past 20 years: MOSCOW (AP) - A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for a day, threatening to destroy thousands of rare documents. The Institute for Scientific Information on ...

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  2. Fire devastates major Russian library, threatens rare textsRead the original story

    16 min ago | KAUZ

    ... Marion "Suge" Knight's troubles over the past 20 years: MOSCOW (AP) - A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for a day, threatening to destroy thousands of rare documents. The Institute for Scientific Information on ...

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  3. Massive Fire Ravages Moscow Library ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | LBC 97.3

    A fire that has raged for more than 17 hours at one of Russia's biggest libraries has destroyed thousands of rare documents. Fire broke out at the Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences on Friday and was still being brought under control on Saturday.

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  4. DLL interfacing performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | GameDev

    ... bit overhead. So Instead of calling DLL functions, I could just as well just attach the code files to my other libraries that make use of it, if performance is really an issue. But I found the DLL way more elegant. The smaller each library, the ...

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  5. Thanks Ontario Library AssociationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tame The Web

    I am back from three great days in Toronto. Thanks to all at the Ontario Library Conference for such a wonderful conference experience. It was nice to see friends and colleagues and talk with the librarians from all over Ontario.

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  6. 5 new books teens will dive intoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Click Orlando

    Want to get a head start on your teen's reading list -- or find new titles to feed your young adult fiction habit? While many recognize the Newbery and Caldecott awards for the year's best children's books, the seventh annual Morris Award celebrates debut books by promising first-time authors in young adult literature. It puts fresh, diverse choices in front of parents, teachers, librarians and teens, while spotlighting titles that might get lost during heavy publishing seasons, like offerings from small press.

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  7. Iraqi libraries ransacked by Islamic State group in MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    ... caliphate, boasts a relatively educated, diverse population that seeks to preserve its heritage sites and libraries. In the chaos that followed the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 that toppled Saddam Hussein, residents near the Central Library hid some of ... 2 comments

  8. Fire devastates Russian library with rare textsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    Firefighters trying to put down the blaze at the library of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, on January 31, 2015. MOSCOW: A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for more than 17 hours and is likely to have destroyed thousands of rare documents.

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  9. Saturday Buzz, January 31st, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ResearchBuzz

    ... medieval manuscripts from Timbuktu . "Social Purpose Corporation T160k recently launched 'Cataloging the Timbuktu Libraries,' a crowdfunding effort to help train local staff in Mali and help librarians in Timbuktu's Mamma Haidara Commemorative ...

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  10. Fire devastates major Russian libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lowell Sun

    A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for more than 17 hours, to destroy thousands of rare documents. The Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences in south-west Moscow went up in flame late Friday.

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  11. Wyoming County Reads 2015 off to a 'motivational' start in TunkhannockRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    ... attendees, but new participants are encouraged to join the discussions at any time. Books may be borrowed from libraries or downloaded to phones, tablets or e-readers. "Catch-22" is on most lists of the greatest war novels. Set during World War II, ...

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  12. Blaze wrecks Moscow public libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    A blaze has raged for more than 17 hours at one of Russia's largest public libraries, destroying parts of the building. The fire began late on Friday at the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences in a south-western district of the capital, Moscow.

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  13. City of Sterling employees recognized for years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

    Seven city of Sterling employees were honored for their years of service at a "Souper" Employee Recognition Reception Thursday at the Sterling Public Library. Four of the honorees didn't have far to go for the soup lunch and celebration, as they are library employees: Pam Kentfield, who has been at the library for five years; Vickie Nills, 10 years; and Connie Chambers and Vickie Wettstein, with 15 years of service each.

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  14. Millions of Rare Russian Books Are BurningRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for more than 17 hours, destroying thousands of rare documents. A fire in the library of the Academic Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences on January 31 in Russia, Moscow.

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  15. Indiana library faces major cuts under proposed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... to licensed databases of historical and scientific journals, also would be eliminated. Universities and county libraries that frequently use INSPIRE would have cover the database subscription cost on their own. State budget director Brian Bailey ...

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  16. Fire devastates major Russian public library, threatens rare documents, Slavic textsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for more than 17 hours, to destroy thousands of rare documents. The Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences in south-west Moscow went up in flame late Friday.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WBTV

    ... caliphate, boasts a relatively educated, diverse population that seeks to preserve its heritage sites and libraries. In the chaos that followed the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 that toppled Saddam Hussein, residents near the Central Library hid some of ...

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  18. Downside library to open 1,000-year-old collection to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | This Is Somerset

    Photography pioneer Anna Atkins' copy of one of the most important works of modern biography, Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson. Dr James Whitehead, headmaster at Downside Abbey, where a refurbished library will be opened to the public.

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  19. Those who prepared for the blizzard did so by the bookRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Just as people frantically stocked up on cans of Chicken of the Sea tuna and Green Giant corn in preparation for the blizzard that wasn't, books - that's right, BOOKS, believe it or not - were flying off the shelves of local public libraries. Who knew that in a world of digital entertainment, people still actually need the comfort of books when faced with the possibility of being homebound? "We were swamped.

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  20. GoLocalWorcester | News | Worcester Announces Head Librarian FinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... years of library experience. Zabriskie is also founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization, Urban Libraries Unite. The search for a new Head Librarian began last October. As GoLocal reported , the library has had five head ...

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