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QR Codes

QR Codes (Quick Response codes) are barcodes that can be read by a dedicated QR code reader. To use a QR code, you need a smartphone that can run an application and that has a camera. You can check out QuickMark - an application that supports many different kinds of phones (iPhones, many Android phones and Blackberries) to read QR codes - it's a free application that is available through your phone's application marketplace.

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Gale Biography In Context

Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
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http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/bic1/?userGroupName=morenetmissorive
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http://0-ic.galegroup.com.catalog.mrrl.org/ic/bic1/?userGroupName=morenetmissorive
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Business and Company Resource Center

 

Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

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Discovering Collection

 

Discovering Collection offers easy access to award-winning content based on national curriculum standards. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, DC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips. New to the database are popular topic pick lists and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.

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Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
 

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Typing Programs Online

Games

Typer Shark (game that tests typing speed)
Spacebar Invaders (tests home row finger placement and more)
Keyboard Revolution (test individual letters and make a character dance)

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Book Sale

MRRL's Book Sale will be held at St. Martin's Knights of Columbus Hall from March 13 through March 16 of 2013.

The hours are:
13th - 4-8pm
14th - 9am - 8pm
15th - 9am - 8pm
16th - 9am - 1pm

Directions via Google Maps are below.

 

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