Easy Hands-On Experience with Basic SQL Querying

When writing my introduction to SQL, I included sample queries that all dealt with the same hypothetical database. The database wasn’t especially fancy or well-planned, it just had a book’s title, location, publisher, and publication year. While you could read it and imagine the query, it didn’t give any hands-on experience, which I’ve found is …

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Perkins, NLS Braille Summit, and BookShare volunteering

On June 19-21st, the National Library Service and Perkins School for the Blind held the first-ever braille summit. They have posted videos of the summit on a special page which includes other information about what went on. I saw this being live-tweeted as it happened, with the hashtag #NLSBraille, but wasn’t able to watch until …

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