Tuesday, September 21, 2010

e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia

Developed by the West Virginia Humanities Council, e-WV is an interactive site showcasing West Virginia’s history, culture, and people. It is thoroughly innovative, enhanced with audio and video, hundreds of illustrations, maps, time lines, and other features. e-WV is free and available to anyone with access to a computer and Internet connection. It includes more than 2,000 articles, thousands of points available in the interactive maps, 10,000 keywords to drive the search process, and more than 12,000 items in the master time line.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Capitol Reads Book Discussion Group

WVLC's Capitol Reads book discussion group will meet Sept. 23 at noon to discuss 'The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart.' Call 304-558-2045 for more info.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

September Featured Resource

Search Hobbies & Crafts

Contains full-text articles and other content for popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities. Including full text articles for magazines and books, as well as access to videos and hobby profiles, this database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Users accessing this resource will need to log-in using their Reference Library library card.



Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Save money and time, get a library card!

An easy way to help stretch your dollar during this tough economy is to get a library card. Collections at the Reference Library contain a wide array of items including:

  • Audio books are now available in serveral formats including, CD, cassette tapes, MP3 CD, and downloadable titles for your MP3 or iPod player.
  • Documentary, foreign, travel, and other film genres available on DVD and VHS.
  • Online databases with thousands of articles, book reviews, newspaper clippings, and more available in the library, at home, or at the office.

To find out more or to obtain a Referece Library card, contact the service desk at 304-558-2045 or email at wvlcref@wv.gov.

The Reference Library offers delivery and pickup of library materials to state employees who work on the Capitol Complex. Contact the service desk or the Courier website.