Monthly Archive:: January 2014

What We’re Reading: Jan. 25 – Jan. 31

Netflix about to raise prices? McDonalds & the neighborhood, and new scams to watch out for Is Netflix going to raise its price? It’s been a few years since the last price change so people are beginning to wonder....
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January 31, 2014

What We’re Reading: Jan. 18 – Jan. 24

For the love of books, internet dreams in 1981, and Boy, is it cold! Charles M. Blow espouses on books and, as librarians, we couldn’t agree more. Remember the days of learning about the world through the lens of a...
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January 24, 2014

What We’re Reading: Jan. 11 – Jan. 17

Security in the Digital Age, Parlor Tricks, and Young Ambition Did you get caught up in the Target security breach last month? I know I did and it wasn’t fun. It’s certainly changing the way I shop at stores....
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January 17, 2014

What We’re Reading: Jan. 4 – Jan. 10

Spring is just around the corner, CES highlights, and joining the 300 club As we’re still in the deep freeze here in Chicago, it’s sometimes hard to remember that the Spring home selling season is just around the corner....
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January 10, 2014

What’s new and updated in the library – Jan 2014

The following Field Guides have recently been updated in the Library at Realtor.org: Electronic Signatures Back in 2000, President Clinton signed the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act. Find out what defines an electronic signature, learn about the...
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January 9, 2014

New eBooks – January 2014

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...
January 8, 2014

New Books – January 2014

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...
January 7, 2014

A FREE product that’s really worth something

NAR’s research group puts out lots of great reports. Some are free and some you have to pay for. Probably THE MOST POPULAR report is the annual NAR Profile of Buyers and Sellers. Here’s where you’ll find ‘where buyers...
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January 7, 2014

What We’re Reading: Dec. 28 – Jan. 3

Netflix micro-genres, Snapchat, and password help This week, NPR’s Fresh Air program looks at Netflix and its micro genres – over 76,000 categories – everything from “Japanese Horror Movies from the 1960s” to “Tearjerkers From The 1970s” and how...
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January 3, 2014

Top Field Guides for December 2013

Field Guides are one-stop resource packages on dozens of subjects of interest to REALTORS®. On each page you’ll find links to articles, books, web sites, statistics, and other material on each subject. The list of the most-used field guides from...
January 2, 2014