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Summary: This documentary chronicles the transformation of The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk, as the Internet redefines the media industry by surpassing print as the main source of news. At the heart of the film is the burning question on the minds of everyone who cares about a rigorous American press, Times lover or not: what will happen if the fast-moving future of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Pictures 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAG

Palfrey, John G. (John Gorham)

Summary: "Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information. In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyone seeking to participate in the 21st century needs to understand how to find and use the vast stores...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 PAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 020.285 Palfrey 2015

Ford, Martin (Martin R.)

Summary: Examines the effects of accelerating technology on the economic system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Pereus Books Group 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FOR

Bauerlein, Mark.

Summary: "The technology that was supposed to make young adults more astute, diversify their tastes, and improve their minds had the opposite effect. According to recent reports from government agencies, foundations, survey firms, and scholarly institutions, most young people in the United States do not read literature (or fully know how to), work reliably (just ask employers), visit cultural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 BAU

Summary: Set in a blighted Nevada outpost in 2007, a telepathic father and daughter lead a group of media outlaws in resistance against a corporate/governmental "New Electronic Order" that threatens to use the earth's magnetosphere to "bulk erase" the brains of every human on the planet. The only way to save humanity is to uncover a secret lodged in an old episode of the 1950s series Science in Action....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE SPE

Futerman, Samantha

Summary: Tells the story of two young women who discover that they are identical twin sisters separated at birth and raised on different continents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion River 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TWI

Kolb, Liz

Summary: Learning with technology doesn't happen because a specific tool "revolutionizes" education. It happens when proven teaching strategies intersect with technology tools, and yet it's not uncommon for teachers to use a tool because it's "fun" or because the developer promises it will help students learn. Learning First, Technology Second offers teachers the professional learning they need to move...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: International Society for Technology in Education 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 371.33 KOL

Russell, Edmund

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.27 RUS

Burke, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 BUR

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN

Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CIT

Itō, Jōichi

Summary: "The future," as the author William Gibson once noted, "is already here. It's just unevenly distributed." WHIPLASH is a postcard from that future.The world is more complex and volatile today than at any other time in our history. The tools of our modern existence are getting faster, cheaper, and smaller at an exponential rate, just as billions of strangers around the world are suddenly just one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 ITO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 304 ITO

Summary: "Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for nearly twenty-five years... As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the 'Corps' and was responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto Semper Fidelis or 'Always Faithful.' When Jerry's nine-year old daughter Janey died of a rare type of leukemia, his world collapsed. As a grief-stricken father, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tied to the Tracks Films, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SEM

Neff, James

Summary: In a book based on newly released documents, the author sheds a new light on the historic battle between U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa during the Senate Rackets Committee hearings and beyond during 1957 to 1964.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.921 NEF

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: World War II is over, but tensions between the communist Soviet Union and the US are at an all-time high. In America, communist threats are seen everywhere and a committee is formed in the nation's capital to investigate those threats. Larry Dane Brimner follows the story of 19 men--all from the film industry--who are summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 323 BRI

Pope, Paul David

Summary: "Intense rivalry and Borgia-like cunning made the Pope family one of America's wealthiest and most influential--now a descendent of the two Pope patriarchs chronicles a family that embodied the American century..."--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Pub 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 364 Pop

Hoen, Sean Madigan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOEN, SEAN MADIGAN HOE

Steinberg, Theodore

Summary: Down to earth offers a sweeping history of our nation, one that places the environment at the very center of our story. Ted Steinberg sweeps across the centuries, re-envisioning the story of America as he recounts how the environment has played a key role in virtually every social, economic, and political development. Ranging from the colonists' attempts to impose order on the land to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.7 STE

Eason, Lynette.

Summary: Samantha Cash has a skill Connor Wolfe needs - catching killers through computers. When she poses as a target, her virtual world becomes real - and deadly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EAS

Nasaw, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEARST, WILLIAM RANDOLPH NAS

Bruning, John R.

Summary: "This little-known WWII story introduces a renegade pilot whose personal mission to rescue his family from a POW camp changed modern air warfare forever. December 1941: Manila is invaded, and US citizen and Philippine Airlines manager, Pappy Gunn, is ordered to fly key military command out of the country, leaving his family at home. So Gunn was miles away when the Japanese captured his wife and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 BRU

Tidwell, Mike.

Contents: The real reason Katrina happened -- Ignoring the warning signs in Louisiana -- Why do societies commit suicide? -- Global warming: same mistakes, bigger stage -- Sea-level rise: exporting New Orleans to the world -- Killer hurricanes: exporting Katrina to the world -- No more Katrinas, no more warming, no more waiting -- The clean energy revolution -- Climate cover-up at the White House -- A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.738 Tidewell

Roach, Mary

Summary: "'Grunt' tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries-- panic, exhaustion, heat, noise-- and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA