Oh man, online searching. Those of us who have been around the online block a few times remember the progress of search engines as the World Wide Web (what we all just refer to today as “the internet”) grew and grew. Gone are the days of the brick-sized CD-ROM set of the Encyclopedia Britannica, or […]Read More from 6 ways to get great online searches
Send your book question to What Do I Read Next? our new personalized advice column for book lovers. Let the Ravenous Readers—our readers' advisory professionals—send some reading love your way! We’ll personally respond to each question we receive. And, every Friday, we’ll pick one question we’ve had more than the usual amount of fun answering and publish it […]Read More from ‘Pushy Parent’ Seeks 4th Grade Reads
What is Digital Literacy? "Digital Literacy" is one of those phrases that is at once obvious and jargony, all at the same time. First, it’s just what it sounds like: a conceptual understanding of digital terms, items, and philosophies. But what on earth does that mean? If you are good with some things, but are […]Read More from Four things you should know about digital literacy
Have you wondered what's popular with other library customers lately? I put together some Top Ten lists rounding up everything that got the most clicks last month. See all Top 10... Catalog searches (plus bonus search tips!) Blog posts Lists Items (books & DVDs) Here's a sneak peek of some of the featured lists: The […]Read More from Trending in our website & catalog: August 2017 edition
How do you safely watch an eclipse of the sun? The short answer is, don't ever look directly at the sun until it is completely, totally, wholly, and utterly blocked by the eclipse. You should only do it with new-ish glasses manufactured by NASA-approved companies,* a properly solar-filtered telescope, or indirectly using a pinhole projector. Never with […]Read More from How to safely watch an eclipse of the sun
El uso de la biblioteca puede resultar difícil si uno no habla inglés. Hoy, estamos facilitando su uso mediante la traducción-en-línea y videos. Vea los videos de bienvenida a la biblioteca Un punto de inicio muy bueno son los Videos de Bienvenida a la Biblioteca. Usted puede ver videos en español, árabe, somalí, mai-mai y […]Read More from La biblioteca en su propio idioma
Are you a business or nonprofit on social media? If you have been on social media a while, chances are that management of your multiple accounts has become more and more of a challenge. This is very true for the Pima County Public Library. We have been on social media for over 10 years. We have […]Read More from Do I need Facebook Business Manager?
Starting today, for the next two weeks, you’ll start seeing a bar at the bottom of the screen when you're on the OverDrive site on your computer. It will tell you that the “new” OverDrive is coming, and give you the chance to try it out. We recommend trying it out right away to get used […]Read More from OverDrive is changing for the better!
Do you want to connect more with your friends and family on Facebook, but you have no idea really what it is or how you use it? Did you just get a Mac computer after years of only using PCs? Do you want to learn more about online scams and internet privacy? Do you have […]Read More from Boost your Computer Skills with DigitalLearn!
Monday morning, March 27th, the look of our header will be changing: What's the header? The bar at the top of our website and catalog that stays the same, no matter what page you're on. Why the change? Two main reasons: to make navigation more visually intuitive (we're hoping that the Search option is a […]Read More from Minor website update: All that you could want to know, and probably more!