Thanks to all who participated in this past week’s Where in the World is Jack? contest. Here’s the round-up: Tuesday: Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia Wednesday: Callanish Stone Circle, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, our daily winner: Kevin Tripp Thursday: Togo Friday: Sydney … Continue reading
Keep calm and think Spring Break!
Feeling smart (or not)? It's Brain Awareness Week! Come see our display on the first floor of the library.
Contest time! In 2013 we received a substantial collection of photographs and slides from Betty and Jack Rieur. Mr. Rieur served in the military in WWII and was stationed in the Aleutians. But he also traveled extensively worldwide after that … Continue reading
All kinds of 1964 earthquake (aka Great Alaskan Earthquake, Good Friday Earthquake) photos and resources are available at 64akquake.orgGreat Alaska Earthquake of 1964
March 27, 2014 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964. To mark the event, a number of Alaskan repositories have come together to create this guide to information resources related to the earthquake.
Some of you might have spotted this image that we put on our Facebook feed on Thursday 2/27/14. (To see a larger, readable version, you can click on the image.) Now, I don’t like crab so this isn’t a recipe … Continue reading
Don’t overlook ARLIS – The Alaska Resources Library & Information Services, if you are interested in Alaska Natural/Cultural resources.
Here you will find resources on topics such as:
Oil & Gas exploration
Fisheries & Game management
Climate Change in the Circumpolar North
Alaska Minerals & Mining (including Pebble)
Alaska and Northern Geology
Public Lands and National Parks
Wildlife habitat & Conservation in the Far North
etc., etc., etc.
Visit ARLIS – located on the ground floor in the Consortium Library, OR at www.arlis.org
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