Descriptive Link Text – Website Accessibility – part 4

Descriptive links are weblinks disguised as descriptive text that is clicked on to go to the place described. For instance, in “Look for books in our Library Catalog” the word… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Time Machine Tuesday: Mine Accidents and Safety

…Commission of Colorado. The latter reports list the workers compensation claims put before the state. For instance, claims on behalf of the miners lost in the Hastings explosion can be… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Interactive Data Tools from the State Demography Office

…Data can be viewed by county or statewide. Another helpful tool is the County Data Lookup. Here you can quickly search for population and housing numbers by year. For instance,… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Colorado’s Small Mammals, Part III: Mustelids

…species; for instance, wolverines’ faces have some resemblance to bears, but they are much smaller than bears and have longer tails. Additional information on wolverine habitat and life-cycles can be… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Resources on Colorado Liquor Laws

Colorado’s liquor laws change frequently — for instance, you may have noticed that full-strength beer is now sold in your local supermarket. How can consumers and current or prospective business… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Time Machine Tuesday: Colorado Highways Bulletin

…in the summer of 1918. Published monthly through 1919, the bulletin updated Coloradans on highway construction and promoted automobile tourism with articles and photos. The March 1919 issue, for instance… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Vote for Colorado’s Most Significant Artifact

instance, in 1918 Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones became the first female African American to graduate from the University of Colorado — although she was not allowed to participate in graduation… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Colorado’s Small Mammals, Part I: Rodents

…species have unique characteristics. The grasshopper mouse, for instance, is a carnivore. In addition to hunting insects and worms, it has also been known to kill and eat lizards and… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Time Machine Tuesday: The Santa Fe Trail

…Trail. Even more settlers followed during the gold rushes and in the years after the American Civil War; some, instead of just passing through, decided to stay. For instance, the… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for December

…presenter Lisa Von Drasek will describe Writing Boxes, an “instant’’ program template that requires very little prep, is easily replicable, inexpensive, works across age groupings, and supports increased literacy and… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

The Murals of Allen True

…Post, Collier’s Weekly, and other popular magazines of the era. His interest turned to murals around WWI, when he worked on an installation in San Francisco. Back in Colorado, over… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Touring Colorado’s Collections: Clear Creek County Digital Collection

…Creek’s geographic location that a lot of the material is concerned with infrastructure and transportation. For instance, the Reichwien Family Collection features a group of photos from the 1960s taken… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for March

…and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training/classes-by-availability-scheduled   Wednesday, Mar 25 (8-9 am) Social Media: How many accounts do you really need? (Indiana State Library) Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr … how… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Free Online Learning Opportunities for August 2022 for Library Staff

…create your own stories and bring your characters to life! Requirements: 1 mobile device with camera (iOS or Android), Stop Motion Studio app installed, your choice of movable figures or… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Friday Grab Bag, July 29, 2022

…in a small kitchen using appliances like blenders, toaster ovens, and Instant Pots. Learn how at Bemis Library’s Tiny Kitchen Cuisine, August 3 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The event… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Friday Grab Bag, May 27, 2022

…presentation by Don Campbell of the Chinle Cactus & Succulent Society. This program will also discuss various considerations while planning, designing, installing, and maintaining an outdoor garden, as well as… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)

Colorado State Parks: Jackson Lake

This installment of our state parks series takes us to the “oasis in the plains”: Jackson Lake State Park. Jackson Lake (otherwise known as the Jackson Reservoir) is located in… (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies, 0 in comments. Score: 65.45)