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  • Local Farmers Markets

    Most of us know our local commercial farmers markets, the type that have an established retail location, the ones you can find in the yellow pages, but what about the ones that are gatherings of smaller sellers? The ones that bring their produce to town for sale one day a week? Those don't normally...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 06-24-2011
  • Word Clouds as Works of Art

    Noodling around on the web is great fun because in doing so, I sometimes find things that I end up being amazed by, but would otherwise never have thought interesting. The web site wordle.net is one such example. You can enter any text into it - love letters, web pages, emails, anything! - and it will...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 11-07-2009
  • What are the odds?

    Ever wonder what the odds are that an adult planning a Halloween costume will be a cat? How about the odds of being killed by a shark? There's a new website, The Book of Odds , that does just that — it gives you odds. You can do a simple keyword search, an odds search (finding anything that...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 11-04-2009
  • Learn to find Government Information on the Web

    Interested in finding out about govenment jobs? Wonder where you can find the latest consumer product safety information? Ever wanted to look at surplus government property, and maybe bid on some of it? Want to get information on financial planning? On October 21st there will be a free workshop on how...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 10-10-2009
  • Do you stand in front of your closet every morning wondering what will fit, not what do I want to wear?

    Here's my dirty little secret; I've been doing that all summer. To look at me no one would say I have a weight problem, but thanks to sports injuries and other medical issues this summer, I've been sidelined from my normal active lifestyle. Sprawling on the chaise lounge and reading instead...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 09-10-2009
  • New Unemployment Filers Have Online Tutorial Help

    Many folks are feeling the brunt of the recession, and are having to apply for unemployment for the first time in their lives. Even if you found yourself needing unemployment assistance at some point in the past, much has changed in the last ten years, and you'll find you're spending less time...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 09-08-2009
  • Would you like to work for the federal government?

    If so, take a look at www.usajobs.gov . This is a great resource for people interested in working for our federal government. On their main page this morning they showed 33,530 jobs available worldwide with the United States government. Now before your jaw hits the floor and you start drooling on your...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 08-25-2009
  • The Health Care Reform Act turmoil

    Opinions and concerns abound about this issue, sometimes to the point that the facts get obscured. Can I separate all the facts from the fiction? Nope, I can be duped and sucked in as easily as the next person. But I can tell you where to go to form your own opinions undiluted by anyone else with an...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 08-18-2009
  • Property Damaged by Severe Weather? Report It!

    Hoosiers who sustained substantial property damage caused by severe weather - including wind and flooding from recent Aug. 4 storms - are urged to report those losses online or by calling toll free 1-866-210-1925 . Reports by phone should be made between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The toll-free number will be...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 08-07-2009
  • Is There a Web Site with Local Job Information? Indeed, There IS!

    Some of the most popular workshops being offered at the library recently have involved how to polish your resume, or sharpen you interview skills. With the tight job market, even highly skilled and trained people are getting all of their job-hunting tools sharpened, and are ready to take the next step...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 08-01-2009
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