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Access PA 2.0 Update from HSLC Executive Directornw-10

The American Library Association's Choose Privacy Week is May 1-7.
The American Library Association's Choose Privacy WeekSomeone is watching your every move. Financial transactions, communications records, media consumption, social networking, and GPS locations are all tracked. But we can’t often tell by by whom. Information should go both ways, or not at all. Visit Choose Privacy Week to learn more.
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Check Out the New STEM-focused eBook Titles in eBooks on EBSCOhost
The State Library recently purchased nearly 400 titles focused on STEM subjects and they are now available in the POWER Library e-resource, eBooks on EBSCOhost.  Multiple copies of each title were purchased, which greatly enhances access. Over 12,800 eBook titles are now available for viewing online and many are available for downloading on portable devices such as the Barnes & Noble NOOK, the iPad, and Kindle Fire. Check out the list of newly added titles!  To access the eBooks, go to the POWER Library and select eBooks on EBSCOhost.

StateofLibrariesReportState of America’s Libraries Report 2015 
Academic, public and school libraries are experiencing a shift in how they are perceived by their communities and society. No longer just places for books, libraries of all types are viewed as anchors, centers for academic life and research and cherished spaces. This and other library trends of the past year are detailed in the American Library Association’s 2015 State of America’s Libraries report.

Check out the new POWER Library nw-10
POWER Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries offer. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks. Research a subject. Learn about your family history. Repair your car. Locate a title. Explore career options. It’s all there at POWERLibraryorg.

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