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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 15th, 2019 Sponsored by Book of the Month.Recursion by Blake Crouch is the author’s newest mind-bending sci-fi (featuring the tech bro villain we probably deserved). Get the hardcover for $9.99 when you join Book of the Month today. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-15By S. Zainab Williams Celebrate Pride with the Poetry of Sappho What better way to … Read More

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  The Speed Freak Who Transformed Running “Running to the Edge,” by Matthew Futterman, recounts the story of the legendary coach Bob Larsen and his record-breaking runners. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-06-14 The World’s Far Corners and Deepest Depths Robert Macfarlane talks about “Underland: A Deep Time Journey,” and Julia Phillips discusses “Disappearing Earth.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-06-14 Keith Botsford, Man of Letters and Saul Bellow Associate, Dies at … Read More

LIS News – Makerspaces

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  Friday Product Post: gator:boards for micro:bit Hello everyone, and welcome back to another new product Friday! This week we have four brand new boards designed specifically to expand the capabilities of your micro:bit via a SparkFun gator:bit. These four unique boards include the gator: environment, gator:particle, gator:microphone and the gator:soil. Each is different in their own … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-06-14By Chris McCarty Enginursday: Aerofest 2019 On June 1st, the Longmont Innovation Center (IC) hosted their first Aerofest … Read More

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  In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-06-14 Upcoming Marvel Movies: Predictions for MCU Fans Well folks, we’ve reached it. The end of the line. Eleven years and 22 films later, we’ve seen the conclusion of some epic … Read More

LIS News – Library Technology

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  Zotero: Retracted item notifications with Retraction Watch integration Zotero can now help you avoid relying on retracted publications in your research by automatically checking your database and documents for works that have been retracted. We’re providing this service in partnership with Retraction Watch, which maintains the largest database of retractions available, and we’re proud to help sustain their … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-06-14By Dan Stillman David Rosenthal: Michael Nelson’s CNI Keynote: Part 1 Michael Nelson and his group at … Read More

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