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BEING MORTAL Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 12 @ 1:30 p.m.  Join an important discussion based on Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End written by bestselling author Atul Gawande, who offers examples of freer, more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly.  He explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person's last weeks or months may be rich and dignified.

Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.

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DOGGIE DECODING

Saturday, August 15 @ 10 AM - Dog trainer Deb Spagnolo will decode the warning signs a dog gives before it bites in this 30- 45 minute presentation.  Children and adults alike will learn how to avoid provoking a bite from a family pet, as well as when and how to walk away from a strange dog.

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EBSCOhost is an online system that provides access to several periodical indexes or databases. These databases contain citations, abstracts and many full-text articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers.

MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

EBSCO has created a search interface designed specifically for secondary education students, according to their needs and search abilities. The Student Research Center provides students in secondary education with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek from their EBSCO databases.

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information on a wide range of topics.

This is the industry's most popular business research database, features the full text for more than 2,100 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.</p />
<p>Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source® Premier's full-text coverage outshines its competitors in all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

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September 7
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