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Nintendo classic 'Zelda: A Link to the Past' gets an unofficial PC port

The latest game to get the reverse-engineering treatment is The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Neowin has reported. A GitHub user called snesrev has fully ported the game to PC using over 80,000 lines of code, while adding some extra enhancements. Those include support for enhanced aspect... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-02-06 11:55:42 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s All Ways Black Collective Battles Book Bans

A community of Black writers and readers, the group is partnering with Little Free Library to bring more free libraries to Black communities across the country. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Audio Acquires Playaway Products

Penguin Random House Audio has acquired Playaway Products, a producer of physical audio players and tablets preloaded with content. Launched in 2005 and based in Solon, Ohio, the company offers 36,000 titles and works with some 40,000 libraries and institutions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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An Open Letter to Stephen King: Book Censorship News, January 27, 2023

No, kids CAN'T get the books being banned at libraries and bookstores, Mr. King. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-27 11:40:00 UTC ]
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Book Bans are Driving Kids Away from Libraries and Reading

As recent laws restrict school librarians from bringing in new books, they're seeing a drop off of students using the library at all. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-23 17:38:56 UTC ]
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The Future of Libraries

Libraries have existed for 5,000 years, but what does their future look like in an ever-changing world. One writer explores. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-18 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Exploring the Innovative Community Libraries of Korea

Library educator R. David Lankes reflects on the community-centered, empowering, progressive libraries he visited on a recent trip to Korea. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Surpassed One Million Digital Lends in 2022

OverDrive officials said 129 library systems hit the milestone with the Los Angeles Public Library becoming its first library system to surpass 10 million digital circulations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive Digital Library Circulation Grew 10% in 2022

The 2022 figures suggest that demand for digital resources in libraries continues to be robust even as the rate of growth slows from pandemic levels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Get 244 hours of top-rated training in popular coding languages for $25

If you’re an analog person living in a digital world, it’s easy to fear that you might get left behind in the future. So, don’t let that happen. Learning to code is easier than ever, thanks to resources like this 14-part code training bundle. And with this end-of-year special, you can get... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-12-19 08:00:00 UTC ]
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The best digital gifts to send your friends and family

Chances are good you know someone who has subscription fatigue from the many digital services that have become essential in our lives. Or maybe you have a loved one getting a new game console or some other exciting new hardware. In either case, we’ve pulled together a number of digital gifts and... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-12-14 14:18:30 UTC ]
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Getting Crafty in the Library

As well as being centres for learning and community, libraries can be great locations for arts and crafts sessions. One Rioter shares ways to set up creative meetings in your local library. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-12-12 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Libraries are not interested in hosting readings of Kirk Cameron’s “faith-centered” kids’ book.

Amid all the stories of shitbag Proud Boys shutting down drag queen story hours at libraries, here’s a nice bit of news about libraries saying a very polite “fuck off” to Kirk Cameron, former Growing Pains star and current Christian film mogul whose latest effort was the anti-abortion... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-08 17:19:04 UTC ]
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Ayaneo’s Air Pro is a taste of the portable PC gaming future

It’s been a bumper year for gaming on the go. For a spell, it kinda felt like Nintendo was the only name in town, but it’s since become one of the more exciting corners of gaming. Today, there are handheld options for everything from AAA to Indie to retro and beyond. Whatsmore, the current... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-12-07 18:00:03 UTC ]
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Jerry Lawson, the ‘father of the video game cartridge’

Google’s interactive Doodle today celebrates the life and accomplishments of video game pioneer Gerald “Jerry” Lawson on what would have been his 82nd birthday. The Doodle lets you play five retro pixel-art platformers in your browser — with two even letting you play as Lawson. The Doodles’... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-12-01 18:15:43 UTC ]
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How Mastodon and federated services put social networks in the people’s hands

The Internet is getting weird again. Twitter’s recent stumbles under new ownership have surprisingly shined a quick light on the world of federated and decentralized social networking services, like Mastodon. These services are peer-to-peer or community-run networks, depending on the... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-11-30 11:45:00 UTC ]
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Donate to Classroom Libraries and Have Your Donation Matched!

For Giving Tuesday, all donations on DonorsChoose will be matched, making your donation go twice as far! Help fund a classroom library today. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-29 14:56:07 UTC ]
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Score a year of Hulu for just $2 a month for Black Friday

Streaming services are getting more expensive, and it doesn’t help that it seems like all the good stuff is spreading out a lot more. If you’re feeling the cable-style pinch of increasing prices and ever-expanding subscriptions, you should check out this deal on Hulu. You can get access to the... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-11-23 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Urban Libraries Council Concludes Annual Forum with 'Declaration of Democracy'

"Democracy’s future is diminished when people’s access to power, information, a diversity of voices and the ability to influence policy are restricted," the ULC document states. "As cornerstones of democracy it is incumbent upon libraries to stand up against all efforts to impede the democratic... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate now includes free trials for Apple Music and Apple TV+

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks now include freebies from an erstwhile rival. The company now offers Ultimate subscribers three-month free trials of Apple Music and Apple TV+ to newcomers for either media service. You can stream tunes in the background while you're playing Halo... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-11-16 16:50:43 UTC ]
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