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Updated Surname Files

December 13, 2012 by  

Attention! We have recently added 1,570 Surname files to our existing collection of 2,600 files. Thanks to local researcher Teresa Martin Klaiber with her recent donation of nearly 1,600 files.  Take a look at the link below and see if any of the new files can help in your research. http://thebookplace.org/?wpfb_dl=250    

Freegal Music & Freading eBooks – NEW SERVICES

July 23, 2012 by  

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The Library would like to announce the addition of two new services – Freegal Music and Freading (ebooks). Freegal Music is an online database that provides access to songs from Sony Music. The music files are DRM-free and do not expire, and are compatible with PCs, Macs, iPods, iPads, smartphones and other MP3-compatible devices. The Freegal Music Service will allow the Boyd County Public Library to increase the size and diversity of our collection by offering access to over 10,000 … Continue reading

Rocket Languages

July 13, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access  Rocket Languages allows users to visually learn a foreign language.  With 11 languages to chose from (including American Sign Language) Rocket Languages allows our users to download video tutorials they may keep – permanently. Simply create your account and you can learn: Arabic Chinese French German Hindi Ingeles (English for Spanish speakers) Italian Japanese Korean Portuguese Sign Language (ASL) Spanish ロケット英語 (English for Japanese speakers) Each language includes interactive audio lessons, Language & Culture lessons, … Continue reading

MyGovernment

July 13, 2012 by  

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Boyd County Public Library is proud to present a new resource that will help you find out the Who, What and Where of our government – MyGovernment MyGovernment will show you all your elected politicians, from the President to the local munipialities.  It provides contact information, in-depth biographies and much more.  MyGovernment’s interface is available in both English and Spanish.  With MyGovernment you have access to the same information as professional lobbyists. Want to know what bills your Senator is … Continue reading

KYVL New Password

June 4, 2012 by  

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KYVL has released new passwords that are effective immediately.  The old password will work through June 30th and will then be defunct.   Please visit any branch of the Boyd County Public Library to recieve the new passwords.  New passwords will be in effect through June 2014.   For a listing of databases available through KYVL, please click here.

Why aren’t there more eBooks?

May 16, 2012 by  

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Many Publishers Will Not Sell Or License E-Books To Libraries Looking for our eBook Collection? Click here to continue to eBooks  Please sign the petition to keep eBooks in libraries. Sadly, unlike a regular person, a library cannot pay Amazon or Barnes & Noble for an eBook and then lend it out to people.  We can buy a printed book from these companies, place it on the shelf, and lend it out–but digital content is being treated differently by the publishers and the companies … Continue reading

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