Monthly Archives: November 2015

Researching transportation issues?

The Transportation Research Board will be offering a FREE webinar on January 26, 2016 that will cover the basics of TRID, the Transportation Research International Documentation database, the world’s largest bibliographic resource on transportation research information. The learning objectives are: … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle: An Inventor!

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the birthday of actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr. Hedy Lamarr was inducted into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame in 2014. Her invention, covered by United States Patent 2,292,387 is for a wireless communications technology. To … Continue reading

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Want to Learn About How Government Data is Used?

Check out the livestream of the Third Annual Safety Datapalooza, which highlights unique and innovative ways in which private, nonprofit, and academic sectors use freely available government data to produce products, services, and apps that enhance public safety. http://livestream.com/uspto/SafetyDatapalooza

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Congratulations to Yuma County Library District!

Secretary of State Michele Reagan presented the Yuma County Library District with a check for $20,000 to use towards promoting digital literacy. For some background, Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants are administered by the Arizona State Library, Archives … Continue reading

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