We agree 100% with @anythinklibraries! #getOTL & be a library ambassador everywhere you go! #tw
Jersey pride, man.
Getting Outside The Lines in the East Bay with @bikinglibrarian’s mobile shelves & activities! #getotl #tw —- #getOTL at #oaklavia!
Thanks so much to @uispeccoll for finding an NJ print history treasure to share with us! #tw —- @librarylinknj asked us what we have that pertains to New Jersey print culture. Here is small book about the earliest New Jersey imprint, which was from 1723 (the image on the right shows what that print looks like). The New Jersey Historical Society printed 200 of these informational pamphlets in 1932! [xZ209 N55 M2] #uiowa #specialcollections #libraries #uispeccollrequests #newjersey #newjerseyhistoricalsociety #printing #printinghistory #20thcentury
Change Your Passwords! 5 Million Gmail Usernames, Passwords Hacked And Posted To Russian Bitcoin Forum: Report
Hackers appear to have dumped nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords to a Russian bitcoin forum.
Posts on the Russian-language bitcoin security forum asserted that more than 60 percent of the identities in question were still in use and could be accessed immediately, reported RIA…
Just saw this on The Mary Sue: you can check the safety of your password. Worth sharing with students, faculty & community members, in general.
It seems to me that the serious and delightful business of Rare Books School is about inculcating a kind of knowledge that moves people toward a deeper love and wonder. A love of history and a wonder at the ability to discover the human presences in the historical artifacts of the past.
Leo Tolstoy was born in Yasnaya Polyana, the family estate in the Tula region of Russia on this day in 1828. The Tolstoys were a well-known family of old Russian nobility. He was the fourth of five children of Count Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy, a veteran of the Patriotic War of 1812, and Countess Mariya Tolstaya (Volkonskaya).
“He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.”
—from “Anna Karenina” (1875–1877)
Pin Picks: Top 5 ideas for emergency prep
When the next big natural disaster strikes (or the zombie apocalypse), will you be ready? Stockpile your supplies, prime your pantry and brush up on your wilderness skills with these top tips from well-prepped Pinners. For even more survival skills, visit Pin Picks.
Stock up your pantry
Prepare your survival kit
Make fire with a pencil sharpener
Hack your own water filter
Be ready to outrun the zombies (since you never know…)
Disaster preparedness is real. And pretty!
Doctor Who has always been based on an idea of literacy as power against the powerful, developing the individual’s self-knowledge and ability to understand others, and above all conveying the basic message that things-as-they-are isn’t all there is.