BBC News – Cosmic inflation: BICEP ‘underestimated’ dust problem

22 September 2014 Last updated at 04:04 ET

Cosmic inflation: BICEP ‘underestimated’ dust problem

By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News

via BBC News – Cosmic inflation: BICEP ‘underestimated’ dust problem.

A Little Extra Help – Why Public Libraries Need Social Workers » Public Libraries Online

by Jenna Nemec-Loise on September 23, 2014

“When I heard that the D.C. Public Library (DCPL) hired a social worker this past May to help improve outcomes for homeless patrons, I almost surprised myself. I don’t know if “underwhelmed” is quite the right word for my reaction, but I wasn’t exactly bowled over, either.

Because of course a library would hire a social worker. It’s kind of a no-brainer, isn’t it?”

via A Little Extra Help – Why Public Libraries Need Social Workers » Public Libraries Online.

Banned Books Week Celebrates Comics | American Libraries Magazine

Banned Books Week Celebrates Comics

Posted Monday, September 22, 2014 – 09:05

The Scoop

Jack Baur and Amanda Jacobs Foust

via Banned Books Week Celebrates Comics | American Libraries Magazine.

The Best Free Antivirus for 2014 | PCMag.com

By Neil J. Rubenking, September 17, 2014

-1 Comments

“Not having antivirus protection isn’t just a personal risk: Unprotected computers can be springboards for botnet and DDoS attacks. There are plenty of great free antivirus tools, so protect your computers now.”

via The Best Free Antivirus for 2014 | PCMag.com.

San Diego’s truly waterfront properties come at a premium | UTSanDiego.com

“We all know coastal living is expensive, but just how much more would it cost you to live as close to the water as possible in San Diego?

A new study by Zillow says a waterfront house in America’s Finest City costs 240 percent more than the median-priced home.”

via San Diego’s truly waterfront properties come at a premium | UTSanDiego.com.

Library Wants San Diego Trolley Passengers To Get Onboard With New Reading Program | KPBS

Library Wants San Diego Trolley Passengers To Get Onboard With New Reading Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

By Dwane Brown

via Library Wants San Diego Trolley Passengers To Get Onboard With New Reading Program | KPBS.

Amtrak announces its first class of writers in residence – LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-amtrak-announces-first-class-of-writers-in-residence-20140924-story.html

Neo our Italian Greyhound boy…

image

Hundreds of criminal activities reported at Miami-Dade libraries in past 6 months | News – Home

“MIAMI – Records show more than 430 incidents of criminal activity, theft, vandalism, disturbances, sexual misconduct and children being left alone inside Miami-Dade County’s public libraries in the past six months.

Local 10 News investigative reporter Jeff Weinsier spent weeks reviewing hundreds of incident reports generated from inside the county’s 49 public library branches.

All of the reports are authored by librarians who are often the the target of verbal abuse.”

via Hundreds of criminal activities reported at Miami-Dade libraries in past 6 months | News – Home.

Boulder Public Library narrows code of conduct as it targets ‘disruptive’ behavior – Boulder Daily Camera

“The Boulder Public Library is seeking public comment on revisions to its code of conduct that remove many specific rules while giving library staff broader discretion to intervene to stop “disruptive” behavior.

Gone are explicit rules about eating, having large bags and washing hair and clothes in restroom sinks. Instead, the proposed new code of conduct opens with a welcome message that states the purpose of the code of conduct and the appropriate uses of library space.”

via Boulder Public Library narrows code of conduct as it targets ‘disruptive’ behavior – Boulder Daily Camera.

all things library and life.. from a librarian

%d bloggers like this: