Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Geologic Map of Vermont Unveiled

A new bedrock geologic map of the state was unveiled in a ceremony at the Vermont State House today, bringing a critical tool to land managers involved in natural resource planning and environmental assessment (from a USGS news release, April 11, 2012). The map was a joint project of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, [...] Continue reading

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Fielding on the Poor

Henry Fielding is best known for his picaresque novels Joseph Andrews and Tom Jones, but he also dabbled in the social issues his day. The title of this recently acquired treatise by Fielding, A Proposal for Making an Effectual Provision for the Poor, … Continue reading

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Preservation Week Pointer #5 – Mold

Preservation Week: April 22- 29, 2012. This week on the blog we’re highlighting Preservation Week with daily pointers for preserving your personal collections. With the devastation of last year’s flood still lingering and the cleanup ongoing, it is v… Continue reading

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Photographs by Barbara Sterling

Another exhibit at Kresge? Why yes! We are featuring photographs by Barbara Sterling this semester. Here is a sample of her work, which was recently exhibited in the Office of Human Resources: Most of these photographs were taken either on Wildlife Road or Jericho Street in Hartford, Vermont.  Many a day I’ve stopped to take [...] Continue reading

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Preservation Week Pointer #4 – Save Your Digital Photographs!

Preservation Week: April 22- 29, 2012. This week on the blog we’re highlighting Preservation Week with daily pointers for preserving your personal collections. When you upload digital photographs to online services for sharing (such as Facebook, Flickr… Continue reading

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Preservation Week Pointer #3 – Digitizing Videotape

Preservation Week: April 22- 29, 2012. This week on the blog we’re highlighting Preservation Week with daily pointers for preserving your personal collections. Videotape recorders and birthdays. Videotape recorders and graduation. Videotape recorders a… Continue reading

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Phishing for Poets

Robert Frost received a lot of mail in his lifetime – we have more than 18 linear feet of it at Rauner – from his family, his friends, and often from complete strangers. One of the oddest letters in our Frost collection falls into this last categor… Continue reading

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New Books at Feldberg Library!

  Deals of the Century Due Diligence Mechanics of Biomaterials Tourism Supply Chain Management Mortgage-Backed Securities Creating a Sustainable Organization   Filed under: Uncategorized Continue reading

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Preservation Week Pointer #2 – Spring Cleaning

Preservation Week: April 22- 29, 2012. This week on the blog we’re highlighting Preservation Week with daily pointers for preserving your personal collections. Keeping the books on your shelves clean will increase their longevity. Dusting and vacuuming… Continue reading

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DNSChanger Trojan in the News Again

This past weekend the Valley News and other newspapers ran a story about the DNSChanger malware. This is not a new computer security problem but it is making the news again. A friend asked me about this trojan and I thought I would share my response with you. This piece of malware is actually pretty clever. [...] Continue reading

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