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  • Upcoming Computer Classes in May

    During these tough economic times, everyone is trying to gain that competitive edge by sharpening their technical skills by going back to school to take classes or taking computer training skills courses, but in most cases these options cost money. Did you know that you can take computer classes and computer skills training at and through the library
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 04-29-2009
  • Upcoming FREE Computer Classes

    During these tough economic times, everyone is trying to gain that competitive edge by sharpening their technical skills by going back to school to take classes or taking computer training skills courses, but in most cases these options cost money. Did you know that you can take computer classes and computer skills training at and through the library
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 04-09-2009
  • "Bridging the Distance: A Portand OR Covers Compilation"

    Every once in awhile I stumble upon a hidden gem when looking for music. This happened recently when I was doing a search for the bands the Minus 5 and Loose Fur , both side projects for Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy , and found Bridging the Distance: A Portland OR Covers Compliation . Bridging the Distance is almost exactly what the whole title eludes
    Posted to Music Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 01-09-2009
  • Having trouble figuring out Microsoft Word 2007?

    As some of you may have been noticing, the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library is in the middle of their own "big switch" when it comes to the public computers. We are in the process of switching out the old Gateway Profile 5 computers to new Dell Optiplex 755 computers. These computers are step up from the old ones, but one constant area
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 11-26-2008
  • Blitzen Trapper - "Furr"

    Portland, OR group, Blitzen Trapper , recently released their album, Furr (2008) , on Sub-Pop after receiving nationwide acclaim for their last album, Wild Mountain Nation (2007) . While their last album seemed to be a little disjointed at times, Furr on the hand, is melodic masterpiece that evokes wild mountain sounds and lo-fi psychedelic indie rock
    Posted to Music Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 10-10-2008
  • Catalog Your Personal Book Collection Online

    If many of you out there are like me, you have hundreds of books sitting on your bookshelf at home in a certain order that only you can keep organized (to a point). Personally, I shelf mine chronologically by author according to genre, but I am very OCD like that. No matter what kind of order you may keep them in, it's still hard to keep track of
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 10-07-2008
  • Conor Oberst's Mexican Getaway

    I've never listened to a Bright Eyes album before. This revelation usually comes as a surprise to most of my friends who know my musical tastes. However, for some reason I decided to give Conor Oberst (aka Bright Eyes ) a shot. Maybe it was the fact that Conor used his real name for the album, I don't know and it doesn't matter, but what
    Posted to Music Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 10-02-2008
  • Mango Languages: Are We Talking About the Fruit or the Vegetable?

    If you haven't checked out our new foreign language learning database Mango Languages , what are you waiting for? With twelve different languages and hundreds of different sessions at all levels, Mango Languages has made learning a foreign language simple and entertaining. Check it out the EVPL's newest database addition today! Also, for those
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 09-26-2008
  • "The Love Guru": 86 Minutes I'll Never Get Back

    Oh Mike Myers , what were you thinking? The Love Guru (2008) , Myers first live-action film since Austin Powers: Goldmember (2002) , is 86 minutes of Austin Powers type jokes in Hindu garb. Of course the jokes on me, I actually sat through the whole film. One would think that after six years of crafting ideas for a feature film Myers could come up with
    Posted to Movies Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 09-24-2008
  • Dr. Dog - "Fate"

    Dr. Dog , a Philadelphia-based band, released their fifth album Fate (2008) in late July on indie label Park the Van Records. Dr. Dog began it rise on the national scene when Jim James of My Morning Jacket picked them to open for his band in 2004 after someone slipped him a copy of one of their earlier independent label albums. When describing Dr. Dog's
    Posted to Music Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 09-10-2008
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