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Hello! from the State Library of Arizona. We are delighted to help answer your questions on a variety of topics, law, legislation, legal history, genealogy, State and Federal Documents and more.  While we can help you locate information on legal issues, we can’t give legal advice.  Some of our resources can be accessed only by coming in to the library while others can be accessed 24 x 7 x 365.

These resources may not be comprehensive, but will lead you to resources at our library and other external resources. If there is a topic that is not addressed here you can contact us at: research@azlibrary.gov. Happy browsing!

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Funding Your Tech Startup

Funding High Tech Startup 8-30-16Our friends at Mesa Thinkspot are hosting a 3 part series on funding tech startups. The first is tomorrow at 6:00 p.m.

These programs are absolutely free and held at THINKspot, inside Red Mountain Library at 635 N. Power Rd. in Mesa.

Please register for each event at events.mesalibrary.org, or http://goo.gl/qauYDX

This is an outside event; please follow links above for more information.

 

 

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Join us for an Upcoming Event!

Building Your Brand

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Presented by Tom Fulcher

Learn what you need to know about creating a powerful brand for your small business, why you need one, and what the outcomes can be. Large businesses in the USA have been built on developing quality brands, with reputation and build confidence for customers. You can do the same for your small business, without the huge budgets required by large corporations.

Mr. Fulcher is the founder of The Idea Gardener® llc, a business development and marketing consulting organization and has over 25 years of management experience with start-ups, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

To register: http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/1801

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The Capitol Stacks!

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To read the July / August 2016 issue of the Capitol Stacks, click on the image above.

To receive future issues, use the button below:

 

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Transportation Research Webinar

The Transportation Research Board will be hosting an upcoming webinar on how to use the Research in Progress Database.

The webinar will be August 16, 2016 from 2:00pm to 3:00PM ET and provides users of TRB’s Research in Progress (RiP) Database with the latest information about RiP’s search and data entry interfaces. The RiP Database is a leading tool for transportation professionals to stay updated on current or recently-completed transportation research projects. This webinar is an update from a webinar held on August 6, 2015.

Participants must register in advance of the webinar, and there is no fee for attending the webinar.

You can go to the following website to submit your registration: http://www.trb.org/Calendar/Blurbs/174599.aspx.
Webinar Presenter

  • Janet Daly, Transportation Research Board

Moderated by: Elaine Ferrell, Transportation Research Board

Webinar Outline

  1. General guidance on using the RiP Database
  • Search the RiP Database by various fields
  • Browse project records by subject category
  • Use a look-up for searching by index terms, individuals, organizations or location
  • Subscribe to receive e-mail notification of new RiP records in specific subject areas
  • Export records
  • Guidance for individuals from state departments of transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation, and University Transportation Centers
  • Enter a new project record into the RiP Database using the data entry interface or bulk import tool
  • Locate records from their organization
  • Update or delete an existing record for their organization in the RiP Database

The first 30 minutes of the webinar is for presentations and the final 30 minutes is reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Locate records in the RiP Database
  • Submit a new project record using the data entry interface

Modify or delete an existing project record from their organization

This is an outside event; please follow links above for more information.

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Explore Arizona

Summer hikes can be a fun way to enjoy scenic views and explore new areas.

Arizona has hundreds of hiking trails throughout the state, from the forest trails in the San Francisco Peaks, to the famous red rocks in Sedona, not to mention the Grand Canyon! No matter what your fitness level, you are sure to find one that will meet your needs. Whether you are looking for a challenge, or just a nice relaxing walk beside a creek, the Digital Arizona Library (DAZL) has a number of resources highlighting Arizona’s most exciting hikes. And remember to wear a hat and  bring plenty of water!

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To see some great reading, head on over to the DAZL blog…

http://www.azlibrary.gov/dazl/blog/1823

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State Library of Arizona 360

360 State Library

A local 360 VR photographer, Bradford Bohonus recently toured the library and created some neat 360 shots.

Check it out here: http://www.bohonus.com/2016/06/state-library-of-arizona-360-virtual-tour-phoenix-az/

 

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Ballot Measure Arguments Online

The pro/con ballot measure arguments can now be read online! No need to wait for your publicity pamphlet, just head on over the the Secretary of State’s webpage.

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http://apps.azsos.gov/election/2016/BallotMeasure/BallotMeasureList.htm

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