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eClips Tip – Delivery Times Still Erratic

Good morning or afternoon or even, evening, eClips subscribers. Delivery times are still erratic for our eClips editions.  The problem has been reported to DAS ETS.  We believe the problem is not with WordPress, nor Mailchimp, but how our state mail system is distributing the editions. The Library is publishing our editions at 10AM Tue […]
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eClips Tip – Legal Source

It is trial database time at the State Library, and we are seeking feedback from you, the patrons.  This week we are highlighting Legal Source, covering Legal topics ranging from administrative law, constitutional law, and intellectual law, to patent and trademark, probate, securities, and more.  This trial will last through the end of July 2019.  […]
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eClips Tip – Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

It is trial database time at the State Library, and we are seeking feedback from you, the patrons.  This week we are highlighting Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text, covering criminal justice, criminology, corrections and prisons, criminal investigations, forensic sciences and investigation, substance abuse and addiction, and probation and parole. This trial will last through […]
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eClips Tip – Environment Complete

      It is trial database time at the State Library, and we are seeking feedback from you, the patrons.  This week we are highlighting Environment Complete, covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, public policy, sustainability, marine and freshwater science, and other related subjects. This trial will last through the end of July 2019.  We […]
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eClips Editions Arriving at Erratic Times

Hello eClips subscribers, Starting with Friday’s edition, eClips editions are being distributed at rather erratic times.  Some people will get their edition as expected and for some, the edition is being delivered much later than usual. We are monitoring the situation and will contact WordPress if this continues into today’s edition.  In the meantime, please […]
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Western Forest Fires Release Less Carbon Than Thought, Study Shows

The amount of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere from forest fires in the U.S. West is being greatly overestimated, possibly leading to poor land management decisions, researchers at the University of Idaho said. Researchers in the study published last week in the journal Global Change Biology says many estimates are 59% to 83% […]
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eClips Tip – Microsoft May Rolls On

Spring represents growth! So, there’s one last opportunity to boost your Microsoft skills with the State Library’s Microsoft May events: Attend our last Grow Your Skills with Microsoft Products training, Friday, May 31, 11:00-12:00, online via Adobe Connect. Plus, we’ll send you a small token of our appreciation for your attendance AND you’ll learn about […]
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eClips Tip: Microsoft May events

There’s still time to boost your Microsoft skills with Microsoft May events: Visit Library staff during informal promotions: May 15, 11:30-1:00, Employment Building lobby May 16, 11:30-1:00, Veterans Building lobby Attend Grow Your Skills with Microsoft Products, May 15, 10:00-11:00, at the State Library Can’t attend these events? No problem! Visit our Microsoft May guide […]
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Rural Metro Fire Central Point OR District Chief to ‘Vigilante Firefighters’: It’s Dangerous

“It’s not as easy as it sounds,” a Rural Metro Fire District Chief about civilians battling blazes alongside—and even without—trained firefighters. As wildfire season ramps up, Oregon fire service officials are speaking out against “vigilante firefighting,” which is when untrained civilians battle blazes alongside or without trained firefighters. Source: Rural Metro Fire Central Point OR […]
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eClips Tip: Microsoft May

Looking for an opportunity to brush up your skills with Microsoft products? Help’s on the way! Keep your eyes open For Microsoft May!