Monthly Archive:: September 2013

Coming soon: eBook renewal

Starting about mid October, members will be able to renew eBooks via their online bookshelf. As shown to the left, three days before your title is set to expire a ‘renew’ option will appear in your online bookshelf. If...
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September 30, 2013

What We’re Reading: Sept. 21 – Sept. 27

Editing Facebook posts, Google is 15, Banned Book Week Have you ever finished a status update to Facebook only to notice a typo or – even better – a ridiculous auto-correct from your ‘smart’ phone? Never fear! Facebook just...
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September 27, 2013

From Milwaukee, a panoramic view of REALTORS® in 1917

In late July 1917, REALTORS® from all around the United States and Canada descended on Milwaukee, WI, site of the 10th annual convention of the National Association of Real Estate Boards.  The mayor of Milwaukee opened the convention, followed...

What We’re Reading: Sept. 14 – Sept. 20

New iPhone, new iOS, best apps, and a bookless library Apple launched its latest iPhone last week. Models go on sale this Friday, Sept. 20. The reviews are starting to come in from early users. Walt Mossberg of the...
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September 20, 2013

ebook users: Updating your iPhone to iOS7?

Today we received a message from our eBook library partner, Overdrive, outlining an issue with Apple’s latest smartphone software, iOS7: Apple released iOS 7 yesterday and many of your Apple users may have upgraded their device(s) or will be...
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September 19, 2013

What We’re Reading: Sept. 7 – Sept. 13

New iPhones, 1986 House, and flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th Apple rolled out its latest model of the iPhone this week, the iPhone 5S. Additionally it presented its cheaper version, the iPhone 5C. If you’re ready...
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September 13, 2013

New eBooks – September 2013

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection. Members can also borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library...
September 12, 2013

New Books – September 2013

NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Members and staff can also borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at...
September 12, 2013

What’s new and updated in the library – Sept. 2013

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library at Realtor.org: Appraisal of Real Estate Offices & Selling Your Book of Business Whether you own a real estate firm or are thinking of buying or selling one, it’s...
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September 12, 2013

What We’re Reading: Aug. 31 – Sept. 6

In-your-face rental signs, iPhone 5s next week, and flu shot season How effective are your for sale or for rent signs really? German artist and self-described inventor of useless things, Niklas Roy, makes sure you notice the for rent...
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September 6, 2013