Category Archives: Technology

York County Libraries applies for $20K YorIt grant for STEM Center at Martin Library

York County Libraries submitted a video proposal for a STEM center at Martin Library for the 2014 YorIt Social Venture grant in York, Pa.

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Lancaster County author to speak on social media at Irvin’s Books

Lancaster County author Rob Anspach will speak and sign books at Irvin’s Books Jan. 18, 2014, in York, Pa.

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Martin Library to host ‘A Day of Exploring STEM’

Martin Library will host “A Day of Exploring STEM” Dec. 14, 2013, as a way to introduce kids to science, technology, engineering and math.

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Review: Is Oyster worth it?

Christine Loman reviews what she likes and doesn’t like about Oyster, a new subscription-based reading service for e-books.

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Is Oyster the new Netflix for books?

Oyster, a mobile app that allows readers to borrow unlimited e-books for $9.95 a month, launched Sept. 5, 2013, leading some to call it Netflix for books.

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Dr. Seuss classics to be released digitally

Fifteen of Dr. Seuss’ classic children’s books, including “The Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham,” will be released as e-books in fall 2013.

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NewsVroom will explore social media at Guthrie Memorial Library

Buffy Andrews and Sarah Chain will bring the NewsVroom to Guthrie Memorial Library, 2 Library Place, Hanover, at 5:30 p.m. June 12, 2013, for a session on social media.

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York County Libraries to release mobile app, YCL Mobile

York County Libraries will release its mobile app for smartphones and tablets, YCL Mobile, on May 1, 2013.

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Pennsylvania Cable Network offers free audio podcasts of ‘PA Books’

The Pennsylvania Cable Network will offer free audio podcasts for its “PA Books” program, which features authors or editors of books focused on Pennsylvania-related topics.

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Professors track students’ reading through CourseSmart e-book technology

Now being tested at Texas A&M and eight other universities, CourseSmart allows professors to see which students are reading the electronic textbooks for certain courses, according to a New York Times article.

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