Monthly Archives: November 2012

Library eBooks available on Android Tablets

Roane State Library eBooks are available to download onto Android Tablets. I have added an additional instruction page for downloading eBooks to an Android Tablet. Android Tablet devices include Google Tablets and Samsung Galaxy Tablets as well as other devices. … Continue reading

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Being Thankful: The History of Thanksgiving

You don’t have to love turkey to love Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving started when life in the new American colonies was dangerous and difficult. Thanksgiving wasn’t a feast. It was a day to stop, reflect and be intentionally grateful for the mere act … Continue reading

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German World War II veteran was former prisoner at Crossville POW camp

Crossville, TN served as a prisoner of war camp that housed German prisoners during World War II.  Surprised? Me, too. Gerhard Hennes was one of those Crossville camp prisoners. Gerhard Hennes will speak on Thursday, Nov. 15 in the City … Continue reading

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Changes to Roane State Library Databases

Nov 30th will be the last day the Roane State Library will have access to Ebsco’s Points of View Reference Center database. The library does have other great databases that cover controversial topics and social issues.  Check out….. Opposing Viewpoints … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day!

Every year, the nation marks one special day to honor those who have provided military service to our nation. Today is that day. Slates News Service offers this short overview of where Veterans Day came from and why we celebrate … Continue reading

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CQ Researcher is back!

Access to CQ Researcher has been restored. We lost access on November 4 due to an administrative error with our renewal. We are very sorry for the temporary lapse. Let us know if you  experience any problems with this or any … Continue reading

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Election Day feature: How Voting Works

Happy Election Day! Ever wonder how your vote gets recorded? You may enjoy these featured articles from the library collection: “Voting and Elections.” Encyclopedia of American Studies. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. Credo Reference. Web. 06 November 2012 [article] Voting Technology: … Continue reading

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