Posts from 2018

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Teen Read Week Bingo!

by John Bent

Teen Read Week starts this coming Sunday, Oct 7th. To celebrate Providence Public Library is offering a Teen Read Week Bingo game! Any student in grades 6 – 12 can participate. Just download the bingo board, choose your path and complete the reading task in the square. Students who get a “Bingo” will be entered […]

Goodbye Auto Reference Center, Hello AutoMate

by John Bent

Starting 9/1/2018 the Ebsco database, Auto Reference Center has been replaced with AutoMate. AutoMate is the result of a partnership between EBSCO Information Services and Motor Information Systems, the world’s premier supplier of automotive data for 100 years. AutoMate is a reference database that provides accurate, authoritative and up-to-date auto service and repair information. AutoMate […]

AskRI.org at RILINK 2018

by John Bent

In Case You Missed It AskRI.org had the pleasure of presenting at the 2018 RILINK conference on August 3rd. Our presentation, titled “Getting Creative with AskRI.org Resources” covered creative activities you can find in AskRI.org databases like World Book, EBSCO, and NoveList. If you were at the conference and would like a copy to refer […]

World Book moves to HTTPS

by John Bent

World Book has joined the growing ranks of sites that now use HTTPS to securely deliver web content. Due to the change from HTTP to HTTPS the URL used to geolocate users in Rhode Island has changed. This will take effect on March 1, 2018. The new URL is: https://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/products?ed=all&subacct=00M7105 If you offer a link […]

World Book Workshop and News

by John Bent

AskRI and World Book Workshops in April On April 12th AskRI.org and World Book will be holding a workshop at the Cranston Public Library. This workshop is designed for parents, teachers, and librarians who work with young learners and want a deeper understanding of World Books online tools. The workshop will cover World Book’s online […]