If you’re ever looking for a way to change the background of an image you like–or erase what’s there–you may want to experiment with the Background Burner tools. Read more in this week’s Tip! Tuesday’s Tip — May 24, 2016 (Background Burner)
Today’s Tip will help you discover whether your e-mail address(es) was part of a known ‘data breach’. This information will help you decide if you need to reset your passwords for privacy and security. Tuesday’s Tip — May 17, 2016 (Email Security)
If historical newspapers from New York State are what you’re looking for, you’ll be thrilled by this week’s Tip! Resources covered include both digital content you can search, and holdings information for the actual papers–usually on microfilm. Click the link below to learn more!
Tuesday’s Tip — May 10, 2016 (Newspaper Archives)
Elections 2016–Primaries results and detailed statistics from Politico
2016 Presidential Primaries Results
If you’re thinking ahead for the next academic year, now’s the time to investigate scholarships! The Apps highlighted in our Tip below will help you get started.
Tuesday’s Tip — May 3, 2016 (Scholarship Apps)
Who knew that you could find podcasts using the library’s Website?! Well, now you do. This Tip contains jazzy examples of how to use advanced search features in the online catalog to get at really interesting content on many subjects of interest. There’s something for everyone! Tuesday’s Tip — April 26, 2016 (Audio Broadcasts)
Here are some up-to-date resources for more information on the Zika Virus. Make sure you don’t leave standing water on your property to prevent mosquitos of all kinds –whether dangerous, or simply annoying–from breeding! Tuesdays Tip — April 19, 2016 (Zika Virus Resources)
A picture is worth a thousand words, and often a visual depiction makes lots of quantitative information more meaningful and contextually significant. This week’s Tip is a detailed exploration of a site offering an amazing array of visual representations of government data. Give the Tip, and DataUSA, a look and explore some of the data sets for yourself!
Tuesday’s Tip — April 12, 2016 (Data USA)
For a great resource for those working – or wanting to work- in government jobs, look no further than govloop!
Tuesday’s Tip — April 5, 2016 (GovLoop website)
Most writers are concerned about repeating themselves. Here’s a handy tool to help you spot those dreaded redundancies, and make sure your writing is fresh and original! Check out the Tip here: Tuesday’s Tip — March 29, 2016 (Word and Phrase Frequency)
There are many resources to help New Yorkers find jobs in the public sector. Many of these positions are under the auspices of the Department of Civil Service. Check out this week’s Tip to learn more about what’s available!
Tuesday’s Tip — March 22,2016 (Civil Service Jobs with New York State)
If you’re a local small business owner –or a wannabe– the US Census Bureau has created some tools just for you. Check out the customized Business Builder and find your market, or assess the competition! Tuesday’s Tip — March 15, 2016 (US Census for Small Businesses)