vive la difference! Hosts Mother-Daughter Safer Sex Workshops in the Library

Submitted by Steve on Fri, 02/04/2000 - 13:33

Read this press release Here.

In honor of National Condom Week (Feb. 14-21) and Valentine\'s Day, vive la difference! is beginning a series of free mother-daughter safer sex workshops in the public libraries of Los Angeles. The first workshop is scheduled for Feb. 19 at the Los Feliz Branch in east Hollywood.

The Netscape Museum

Submitted by Blake on Fri, 02/04/2000 - 12:10
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If you\'re into the short history of the web, be sure to
check
out the \"Netscape Museum\" HERE

  \"Origin of a Browser\" is a project dedicated to web
archaeology - the study and preservation of rapidly
disappearing artifacts associated with the Early Netscape
Period

Everyone is an expert on the web

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 02/03/2000 - 22:36
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The NYTimes has a story on the proliferation of so called expert sites on the web. They liken it to a virtual library, with out the \"intimidation\".
\"I think sometimes people are looking to avoid going to a professional,\" Mr. Russo said. \"Sometimes it\'s easier to not be face to face with someone.\" Visitors to most of these expert sites can disguise their identities by adopting screen names and can even choose to have their questions and answers hidden from public view.

Support pours in for library

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 02/03/2000 - 22:31

Heartwarming News for the little library on the prarie, from MSNBC

A federal lawsuit involving the Wright County Library system and the estate of Laura Ingalls Wilder has gained national attention and support.“We have been getting responses from all over the country,” said Carrie Cline, a librarian. “People have been e-mailing us, ‘What can I do to help.’”

Open policy aided rare-book theft from Lawrence library

Submitted by Steve on Thu, 02/03/2000 - 16:51

Eight valuable books taken from locked display case. Read about it Here. From the Post-Crescent.

Lawrence University\'s Seeley G. Mudd Library Heritage Room is some book nook. The curtained, dimly lit alcove is home to a collection of 2,600 rare volumes dating from the 16th
century. Some of the volumes in the Heritage Room are illuminated manuscripts. Some are art books designed to be pieces of art themselves.

Although it houses a book collector\'s wealth of treasure, the room is not under lock and key.