What We’re Reading: May 10-16

An eReader Jack Ryan could love, spell-check, and pancakes with personality Sailors like books just as much as the rest of us. And when you’re spending your days on a cramped boat, a little free time away from it...
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May 16, 2014

NAR’s Spring Meetings

REALTORS® are gathering in Washington this week for our annual ‘midyear’ meeting, now called the REALTOR® Party Convention and Trade Expo. When did NAR start having these meetings and why? NAR has held annual meetings in the middle of...
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May 15, 2014

New eBooks – May 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...
May 9, 2014

What We’re Reading: May 3-9

Online privacy vs Big Data, summer fun, and fresh yogurt When conducting business—both personal and professional—on the web, we engage in a constant and fluid compromise of our privacy rights. Janet Vertesi’s interesting big data experiment sheds light on this comprise...
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May 9, 2014

New Books – May 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...
May 9, 2014

What We’re Reading: April 26 – May2

eBooks trouble for kids, who wants to move, and the death of twitter eBooks are great, but maybe not for young children. A recent study found that students who read on ebooks vs those who read the same passage...
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May 2, 2014

Top Field Guides for April 2014

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...
May 2, 2014

What We’re Reading – April 19-25

Big data’s impacts on real estate, libraries in ‘third place,’ and Canada in first Where is the library headed? It’s a frequently asked question near and dear to our hearts here at InfoCentral. Funding is on the decline and...
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April 25, 2014

What We’re Reading: April 12-18

1 London house = 4 Chicago houses, the real estate potential in Google Glass, and the home-selling powers of St. Joseph London regularly makes headlines for being one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world.  Ready...

What We’re Reading: April 5 – April 11

Ugh! Facebook privacy changes, Heartbleed virus, and 9 problems with Big Data You might be noticing some more changes to your Facebook privacy settings in coming weeks. Facebook is rolling out some changes to make it more clear who...
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April 11, 2014