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  • Open House - Gizmos & Gadgets

    Please join us on Monday, July 18th when the Savvy Seniors Series and Best Buy present, "Gizmos & Gadgets" . This event is an Open House for all ages and will be held in the Browning Events Room from 3:00-8:30 PM. No reservations are required and you may stop by anytime and peruse the booths...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 07-15-2011
  • Additional Computer Basics Class Added for October First

    Due to the fact that all three computer basics classes filled up very quickly, EVPL has added an additional class to the fall schedule, for October 1st, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. This class will teach you all you need to know to get started using a computer without fear, and includes learning to use the...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 09-23-2009
  • Evernote

    I spend a lot of time trying to find things on the Internet. Not just for other people - for me, too. And a lot of times, I will find a web address, write it down, and promptly forget about it - or find it days, weeks, even months later - with absolutely no idea of why I jotted it down in the first place...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 07-16-2009
  • Iconic Great Depression photos viewable at Flickr

    If you're not aware of Flickr, or what it is/does/can do, it's an online community for photo sharing...check it out at http://flickr.com . The White House has a photostream, as does the Library of Congress , which is making available to the public via flickr digitized versions of many of the...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 05-23-2009
  • Now You Can Download eBooks to Your Sony® Reader!

    EVPL customers have been asking about when they'll be able to load eBooks onto their Sony® Readers or Amazon Kindles. Beginning May 15th, they can start downloading eBooks to the Sony® Readers, thanks to the availability of eBooks from OverDrive in the new Adobe® EPUB format. On the OverDrive...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 05-16-2009
  • Google Public Data Search

    One of the great things about Google that not many are aware of is its versatility when it comes to finding information. For example, if you want to know how to convert $500 into Euros, go to www.google.com , type in 500 dollars in euros, and hit enter. You'll get the value of US Dollars to Euros...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 05-01-2009
  • 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...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HoodooVoodoo@evpl on 04-29-2009
  • Services available to laptop users at EVPL libraries

    Do you have a laptop? Bring it in on your next visit to the EVPL to take advantage of the following services! Wireless Internet Access Wireless internet access (aka Wi-Fi) is available for free at all locations. If your laptop has a wireless network card (odds are that it does), you'll simply need...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 04-27-2009
  • Saving Lots of Files to a Flash Drive? You need to know--

    While browsing on a new found blog, the Swiss Army Librarian (aka Brian Herzog), I learned something I didn't know about saving files to a Flash Drive. Most folks will never have this problem, but people who save lots of small files to their flash drive might. It turns out that there is a limit to...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 04-16-2009
  • Apple's app counter

    I stumbled across the news today that Apple is just about to the 1 billion mark in app downloads since last July, when the app store for the iPhone and iPod touch went live. They've posted a nifty countdown webpage that runs in real time, and also allows you to view the top 20 apps of all time. Check...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 04-10-2009
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