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The Value of a Public Library
- Public libraries
exist in urban, suburban, and rural neighborhoods, and typically they have a long history of benefits in their community. According to a 2015 Pew survey, almost two-thirds of adults interviewed say that closing their local library would have a major impact on their community. As Pew found, over 90 percent of adults think of public libraries as “welcoming and friendly places,” and about half have visited or otherwise used a public library in the last 12 months. Community needs and the requests of visitors are increasingly straining or overwhelming library funds; and although many libraries are retraining staff, achieving the appropriate mix of skills is difficult. But as the University of Pennsylvania study found, “public libraries are dynamic, socially responsive institutions, a nexus of diversity, and a lifeline for the most vulnerable among us
.” Read this article about the 7 major benefits of local public library. Click here
Editor’s Note: Please read this informative extract from an article being published by the MTC International Foundation regarding the famous Carnegie Library in Royton, Lancashire, England. Read more
- More Information on Public Libraries - Public libraries offer their patrons a great deal more than their already impressive never-ending supply of books. This excellent episode from the acclaimed radio show and podcast This American Life explores how libraries are "often spaces that transform into what you need them to be: a classroom, a cyber cafe, a place to find answers, a quiet spot to be alone." Visit this site.
- "Books permit us to voyage through time, to tap the wisdom of our ancestors. The library connects us with the insight and knowledge, painfully extracted from Nature, of the greatest minds that ever were, with the best teachers, drawn from the entire planet and from all our history, to instruct us without tiring, and to inspire us to make our own contribution to the collective knowledge of the human species. I think the health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture and our concern for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries." ~ Carl Sagan
- Announcement of Forthcoming New Books – The ‘Delamere Group’ and the ‘MTC International Foundation’ (Reg. No.16650 in the State of California, USA) are pleased to announce the release of 3 new books, written by Geoffrey Hebdon, author, writer, researcher and reporter. Plus the first of a series of books under the theme “Masters and Slaves”. The first book deals with the subject of modern religions, other topics currently being researched as a collection of in-depth reports for future publication by the MTC International Foundation are “Masters and Slaves of Modern Marriage” © and “Masters and Slaves of the Corporate World” ©.
- “Zero Hour of the Apartheid Regime of Zuid Afrika" ©. This book is a comprehensive review of the beginning and the end of Apartheid in South Africa from the vantage point of a white British person who in a small way contributed to its final demise. To be released soon in celebration of the anniversary of 25 years since Apartheid collapsed in 1994.
- “The Birth, Life & Death of King Cotton" ©. This book covers the beginning of the slave trade in Africa, to the cotton plantations in America that used and exploited these slaves and onto the cotton trade in Lancashire, England. It also covers the fascinating history of the Greenwood family, whose personal story reflects the effect of the notorious cotton trade on a typical family in the 1800’s. To be released soon in commemoration of 400 years since slavery was introduced to America in 1619.
- "Masters & Slaves of Modern Religion" ©. This book is to be published by the “MTC International Foundation” as a contribution to the need for openness and honesty regarding religious cults and the dangers associated with mind control and how these cults operate. This in-depth book will cover the cults of Scientology, the Mormon Church and the Watchtower Society, plus other lesser known religious cults.
To be released in 2020.
Editor’s Note: We have been requested to include a book review about this brilliant, dramatic book soon to be released regarding the various religions or cults that have made ’slaves’ of their followers. So we have included this review at the request of one of our clients, the publishers, “MTC International Foundation”. This book also reveals the unpublished, personal story of the late Philip Rees, one time Australian Branch servant of the Watchtower Society and later the Assistant Branch servant of the British Isles. Click here to visit this page and read the book review.
(More details of this saga related to the demise of Vale Royal Abbey and its 20th century restoration will be revealed
in a future report named, "The Delamere Saga" soon to be published by the Delamere
Group and the Manchester
Guardian) Note: One of our writers is currently preparing a script that will eventually provide the basis for a book and a film called, The Delamere Saga (The Untold Story of Vale Royal Abbey) © and negotiations are underway with major TV studios and film producers to be released in the not too distant future. (See press release.) The musical score for this dramatic, made for television film is currently being composed by the young, brilliant, talented pianist Denise Cheng-Hebdon from Taiwan. Read more about Classical Piano played by Denise, click here.
- We are pleased to inform our thousands of readers and subscribers that the new book, “The Delamere Saga-The Untold Story of Vale Royal Abbey” is now listed in the World Catalog of Public Libraries, read more.
- If you or one of your associates wish to invest in this project, please contact us for more details. Also if you wish to obtain a poster related to his new book, “The Delamere Saga” for display in your bookstore, public or private library, please contact us and we will forward to you a jpeg file for your use. Click here.
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- New Books Review - Avid readers and those interested in literary criticism may enjoy this crowdsourced book rating resource from Literary Hub, which collects and weighs book reviews from multiple literary journals, news outlets, and "alternative litblogs." The aim is to create a cumulative rating that helps users select their next favorite book, providing pull quotes from the collected reviews that express "the range of voices and opinions that make up the world of American literary criticism." Each entry also contains a synopsis, lists the categories in which that book belongs (e.g. fiction and literary), and shows readers a colorful overview of the individual book review ratings and their cumulative tone (on a scale of "rave," "positive," "mixed," or "pan"). Those interested in purchasing books will find links to do so via a local bookstore. Visitors may want to begin by browsing New Books and Biggest New Books, or reviewing Features for listicle-style reading suggestions. To look for a particular genre, browse by Fiction and Nonfiction via tabs at the top of the site, or by subjects like poetry, criticism, and investigative journalism, which are accessible from the All Categories section and a list on the right side of the website. Book Marks is also searchable via query bar at the top right. Visit this site.
- Free e-Books Online - On June 21, 2018, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) introduced Open Bookshelf, a one-stop shop for hundreds of e-books that are freely available online. This collection, which currently features over 1,000 books, includes titles that are in the public domain along with titles that are Creative Commons licensed. These titles are selected by the Curation Corps, a team of librarians from across the country that includes public, school, and academic librarians. The books available on Open Bookshelf reflect the diversity of the Curation Corps: the collection features classical literature (including Pride and Prejudice and Little Women), textbooks, academic titles, and children's books. Visitors may browse this collection by language or genre (e.g. science fiction, education & study aids, and computers). Individual users can access Open Bookshelf through SimplyE, a free mobile application. Open Bookshelf is also available to participating libraries through the DPLA Exchange. Read more. (From the Scout Report)
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- The Jamalon (Arabic) Book Store - Founded in 2010, Jamalon is the largest online bookstore in the Middle East, offering more than 10 million titles of Arabic and English books with home delivery. More than 80% of the books sold are Arabic titles and we have the largest Arabic book catalogue in the world. Get the best Arabic books from Jamalon delivered to your doorstep.
- Free Articles by Wasafiri from the British Arts Council - Since its launch in 1984, the literary magazine Wasafiri has "encourage[d] readers and writers to travel the world via the word." With its focus on international contemporary writing, Wasafiri set out to cover "writers from African, Caribbean, Asian and Black British backgrounds who often struggled to get adequate attention in the mainstream press." While print and Kindle editions of this magazine are available for purchase, some of Wasafiri's content can be read online for free at the link above. From the homepage, visitors are able to access some of its most recent Featured pieces, such as an interview with Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan about her debut poetry collection, Postcolonial Banter, and Alicia Mietus's short story, "Third Person Female," which won the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 for Fiction. Under the Read menu, visitors can explore the magazine's archive of content, organized topically into Fiction, Articles, and Poetry. Founded by its editor-in-chief Susheila Nasta, a professor of modern literature at QMUL, Wasafiri is co-published by Routledge and supported by funding from Arts Council England. Visit this site.
- Academic Books & Publications - Routledge is the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science & Technology & medical resources. We publish thousands of books each year, serving scholars, instructors, and professional communities worldwide. We offer unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery worldwide. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing researchers, academics, professionals, and students with the tools they need to share ideas and realize their potential. Read more.
- Ideas & Designs for Book Covers - Book and art enthusiasts, rejoice! This collection of digital images of late 19th- and early 20th-century book covers presented by The Public Domain Review contains more than 30 book covers with exceptional aesthetics. Online since 2011, The Public Domain Review specializes in "exploration of curious and compelling works from the history of art, literature, and ideas," focusing on works that are in the public domain. The covers are available in web resolutions at the link above. Higher resolution photos and more information can be accessed via the provided link to each image's source. Images come from a range of sources, including: Wikimedia, the Biodiversity Heritage Library, Internet Archive, and more. In addition to the curated covers, readers will find many full volumes by visiting the source links. For example, visitors can page through Walter Crane's A Floral Fantasy in an Old English Garden (hosted on Internet Archive). Beyond this digital exhibition, the Collections section of the website provides access to plenty of interesting content. Readers may also enjoy the Essays section, which contains contributions from some well-known authors such as Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials) and Julian Barnes (The Sense of an Ending). Visit this site.
- Information & Research Material for Medical Professionals - Oakstone's CMEInfo continuing education programs are developed for health care and dental providers around the globe. Doctors, dentists, and other medical professionals rely on Oakstone to provide a range of unbiased and evidence-based materials. The content is available in the form of recorded medical conferences, board reviews, specialty reviews, clinical updates, and accompanying materials, which can be accessed online or in audio MP3 CD formats. Oakstone Medical Publishing
- Libraries & Museums of the University of Oxford - One of the oldest and best-known universities in the world, the University of Oxford has amassed enormous collections over the centuries, which are spread throughout its many libraries and museums. To help support educators who would like to reference these materials in their teaching, the university created the Cabinet project, which "aims to make these resources more accessible for teaching and research through digitisation (both 2D and 3D) and bringing these resources into a single intuitive and interactive interface." Visitors to this project will find a searchable trove of hundreds of digitized objects held by institutions such as the Bodleian Library, the Ashmolean Museum, and more. Selecting an object leads to an interactive, high-quality digital rendering accompanied by descriptive commentary and links to additional information. Three-dimensional objects can be rotated and zoomed into, and all public objects in Cabinet can be embedded in external websites. Some of Cabinet's objects have been assembled into thematic collections which are found under Discover. Examples include: "Technology and Culture in Global Perspective, 1100-1700" and digitized exhibitions, such as "Thinking inside the box," which highlights historical boxes used to carry books and documents. Visit this site.
- Digital Scriptorium (DS Pre-modern Manuscripts - For researchers interested in medieval and Renaissance print culture, the Digital Scriptorium (DS) is a consortium of libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions that is dedicated to digitizing and cataloging their collections of pre-modern manuscripts. These institutions include the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University, the New York Public Library, and a number of other institutions with rich collections of pre-modern material. As noted on this website, DS is dedicated to making available not only well-known manuscripts but also "unidentified manuscripts that are traditionally unlikely candidates for exhibition or reproduction in print." As a result, DS offers researchers a large breadth of material to explore in one centralized location. Those interested in exploring this collection may want to start by reading the About DS page, which provides information about using and citing the collection. From there, visitors may access the collection through the search or advanced search options. The latter option allows visitors to explore manuscripts by location, language, or data range. Visit this site. (From the Scout Report)
- Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland - For those with an interest in medieval manuscripts, the digital library e-codices will be a welcome boon. First launched in 2005, e-codices bills itself as the "Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland" and provides visitors with "free online access to medieval and early modern manuscripts from public and church-owned collections as well as from numerous private collections." Here, visitors will find more than 2,200 digitized manuscripts, totaling more than 800,000 pages, from approximately 100 participating libraries and collections. Several collections are highlighted on the main page, and the Browse & Search section allows visitors to filter the e-codices collections by numerous fields, such as the text language, document type, and whether it is illuminated. While few of the manuscripts were originally written in English, all static pages and basic metadata on the e-codices website are available in English, as well as German, French, and Italian. The e-codices project was founded by its director Christoph Flueler, a professor of Manuscript Studies and Medieval Latin at the University of Fribourg. Since 2013, e-codices has been part of the initiative "Scientific information: Access, processing and safeguarding," which is a national program of swiss universities, the umbrella organization for universities in Switzerland. Visit this site. (From the Scout Report)
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- Growing Up For Grown-Ups: A Dozen Ways to a More Financially-Stable You! – This powerful book by Mimi Rossi that reviews the issue of struggling financially and being in debt is a common problem among people of all ages. “Growing Up For Grown-Ups: A Dozen Ways to a More Financially-Stable You!” is a straightforward, simple overview of how to build a foundation for good financial habits as well as plan for future financial stability and wealth. This brilliant book is well worth reading. Growing Up for Grown-Ups: A Dozen Ways to a More Financially-Stable You!
- The Humanities Digital Library – This brilliant website describes itself as "the open access library and catalogue for books published by the School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London." Here, readers can find a number of scholarly books, monographs, essay collections, conference proceedings, and other works published by seven different institutes within the SAS. These publications are freely available to download as full-text PDFs (with print and EPUB versions available for purchase). Visitors will find four of the latest publications featured on the main page, and they can also browse its publications (found under catalogue) by institute, category, and series. It should be noted that as of this write-up the catalogue's organization lacks a place to see a complete list of its offerings at once, but exploring all of its sections individually reveals many interesting publications. The Humanities Digital Library is managed jointly by the University of London's Institute of Historical Research and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Visit this site. (From the Scout Report)
- Book Publisher Tools - With POD Graphics Maker you can create patterns from scratch. Start with a basic pattern style, doodled, tangled, geometric or symbols. Play with the sliders and settings, and interactively and playfully shape your designs. Use the magical fluidity slider to create hand-drawn looking patterns, add colors, and to finalize your image, you can even use masks and text to shape the output. In POD Pattern Maker you can create coloring pages by using only black and white images or line art images. By stacking several layers, you can create intricate and fun coloring pages. In POD Graphics Maker you can create coloring pages by using only black and white colors. Read more.
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- Searching For Rare & Hard to Find Books - AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. Millions of brand new books, used books, rare books, and out-of-print books are offered for sale through the AbeBooks websites from thousands of booksellers around the world. Readers can find bestsellers, collectors can find rare books, students can find new and used textbooks, and treasure hunters can find long-lost books. Books on Sale at AbeBooks - Find Great Discounts!
- Library Planet - For library lovers around the globe, Library Planet is a new project that seeks to offer "a crowdsourced Lonely Planet for Libraries" and to "inspire library travelers." Library Planet was founded by two Danish librarians, Christian Lauersen and Marie Engberg Eiriksson, and welcomes writing contributions from anyone. As of this write-up, the project features libraries in Denmark, China, the Netherlands, Portugal, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Visitors can explore these featured libraries on the site's homepage or via the Map of libraries tab. Each featured library is accompanied by a short write-up and numerous photographs. One featured library is the Shanghai Library, which is home to a number of ancient manuscripts as well as a state-of-the-art "Innovation Space." Also featured is the National Centre for the Written Word, a library in northeast England that aims to "transform a visitor's perception of what a library can be." Here, visitors will find storytelling and performances spaces, as well as multi-media labs and a gaming zone. Visit this site.
- Maps & Travel Store - This site is the premier online map store featuring over 3,500 maps, including travel maps, folded maps, wall maps, atlases, and even digital maps for web and desktop publishing. If you're looking for a map, Maps.com has it. Looking for a decorative wall map, a reference map, a map for the classroom, an atlas for travels, or a map you can mark up to track your business operations? Maps.com has what you are looking for. We have a huge selection of high-quality maps that are carefully researched, impeccably detailed, and made with close attention to accuracy and style. Click here.
- More Free Audio Books - The LibriVox site is billed as an "acoustical liberation of books in the public domain." This claim proves to be true; the site provides free audiobooks of public domain works from authors such as Dickens, Chaucer, and hundreds of others to forward their mission of recording all the books in the public domain. First-time visitors can click on the LibriVox catalog to search a title or author to get started. One can also view recently cataloged titles or just elect to browse the entire catalog. LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain, and then we release the audio files back onto the net for free. All our audio is in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish. Visit this site. (From the Scout Report)
- Annotated Books Online - Bibliophiles and historians may be interested in Annotated Books Online (ABO), "a virtual research environment for scholars and students interested in historical reading practices." Visitors to this project will find a database of more than one hundred scanned early modern texts dating from the late 1400s to the late 1600s, which may be searched by keyword, title, author, language, and a variety of other fields. Read more.
- W H Smith Bookshop - Online at WHSmith.co.uk, customers order from over 2 million books plus thousands of magazines gift packs, stationery products, gifts, toys and games. Also books are available from the High Street, at train stations and airports. Click here.
- Powerful Research Tool, Publons - The peer review process is an essential part of publishing high-quality academic research, but it can be a time-consuming, thankless task, which often slows publication. One organization trying to change this is Publons, a company which "turn[s] peer review into a measurable indicator of a researcher's expertise and contributions to their field" as part of their mission to "speed up research by harnessing the power of peer review." Here, academic researchers can create a free profile and "import, verify, and store a record of every peer review [they] perform and every manuscript [they] handle as an editor, for any journal in the world, in full compliance with all editorial policies." Interested visitors can browse the more than 400,000 participating researchers as well as an extensive FAQ section detailing how Publons works for reviewers, editors, and publishers. Early-career researchers may want to check out Publons Academy, a free online course found under the actions tab. Publons was founded in 2012 in New Zealand by physicist Andrew Preston and social scientist Daniel Johnston. In 2017 it was acquired by Clarivate Analytics, the parent company of Web of Science, and that same year Publons won the ALPSP Innovation in Publishing Award. Visit this site. (From the Scout Report)
- The HathiTrust Digital Library - This site is a global partnership between research institutions and libraries around the world, all "committed to the long-term curation and availability of the cultural record." Since its launch in 2008, this repository has grown to include more than 16 million digitized volumes, over six million of which are in the public domain. Here, readers can peruse HathiTrust's collection of publications from 1923 that entered the public domain on January 1, 2019. At the time of this write-up, this collection contains well over 53,000 digitized books, journals, reports, sheet music, and more, with content being added regularly. Visit this site. (From the Scout Report)
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- Dover Publications - This publisher offers books and eBooks for every age and interest. The Dover brand has been a trusted source of books to consumers since 1951. Visit our site and see the extensive list of topics covered in our bookstore. Books and eBooks on sale!
- Better World Books - Every book sold on either of Better World Books' e-commerce sites has free shipping included, with no minimum purchase, to anywhere in the world. Better World Books is the socially conscious consumer's bookstore of choice. BetterWorldBooks.com offers the lowest shipping rates on the Web: free shipping worldwide. We can offer these great rates because, unlike most other online used booksellers, we have all of our used books physically in stock. At any one time, around 3 million books are on the shelves of our Indiana warehouse. Fund Literacy, Care for the Environment, and get a Fair Price on the Books you Want. Visit http://www.betterworldbooks.co.uk/
- Travel Guides & Travel Books - Lonely Planet publishes over 600 titles in English and covers every corner of the planet. The guidebooks are also published in a number of languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, Korean and Japanese. Lonely Planet Publications
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- Search For Magazines From Across the Globe - www.pocketmags.com is a 'digital newsstand' where consumers can purchase single issues and subscriptions to a wide range of magazines from across the globe. A single purchase on Pocketmags gives readers access to their digital edition(s) on various devices including PC & Mac computers, iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Click here
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- The World Digital Library - This site offers a bounty of digital items that span 193 countries and over 3,000 years. One fascinating way to experience the site is to simply watch the featured items as they tick across the homepage, offering a view into ancient Arabia, medieval Europe, and Shackleton's explorations of the South Pole. Readers may enjoy the explore tab, which opens to categories such as Place, Time Period, Topic, and Language. In addition, the site features Timelines and Interactive Maps for United States History and Illuminated Manuscripts from Europe. Lastly, the search engine allows readers to locate their special interests among the 10,930 listings on the site. Visit this site. (From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2014)
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- Sign Language Dictionary - Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada. Signing Savvy is an ideal resource to use while you learn sign language. It includes the ability to view large sign videos, build your own word lists and share them with others, create virtual flash cards and quizzes, print signs, build sign phrases, and much more. Signing Savvy: Your Sign Language Resource
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- Science & Business Media - Springer Science and Business Media is a leading academic publisher and offers customers a vast collection of over 110,000 books and eBooks in The Springer Shop at www.springer.com. Our customer base includes research professionals, academic researchers, professors and lecturers, students, authors, as well as individuals with an interest for science and technology. Shop at the #1 Science Publisher - Vast Selection & Free Shipping
- eLIFE Articles - This highly thought of open access journal promises a speed and ease of publishing unheard of in most traditional life science journals. Initial decisions on a manuscript are usually made within days. Post-review decisions are made within weeks. Most articles only go through a single round of revisions. For the reader, this means that the results you’re reading are hot off the lab bench. Visit this site. (From the Scout Report)
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