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Infinite Jest . . . Some Very Disjointed Thoughts by Nick Abrahamson

In the pursuit of exploring my own literature derived masochism, I recently tackled David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, a notoriously ‘difficult’ novel.   Over 900 pages of narrative combined with 300 pages of footnotes later, I have some very brief, truncated thoughts on the text.  These epistles do not represent the whole of the superbly rich experience (an ongoing series into perpetuity could ma

Literacy Resource Office Director Leslie Gelders

Check out this article about Leslie Gelders, the director of the Literacy Resources Office at the state Department of Libraries. We, and the other literacy offices of Oklahoma, could not do our jobs without the support we receive from the state. Thank you, Ms. Gelders!

Job Search from Reference USA

Reference USA

Reference USA now offers a Jobs module to help job seekers. With it, you can search for jobs by type, company, and location. You can even use the Reference USA mapping tool to limit openings to a specific geographic area.

How Branding Propels Business Growth

Noted Professor/Author Reveals How Branding Propels Business Growth 

Some of the strongest brands were built by people without any marketing experience. How they did it may help add value to the brands you serve. The Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Regional Chamber have partnered to host an intimate gathering with NYU Professor David Vinjamuri.

Communications professionals and the general public are invited to join the author of Accidental Branding when he visits Tulsa to discuss new and exciting changes in the marketing field.

How Stories Help the Brain

Reading has physical and immediate affects on the brain.

An Emory University study shows that stories actually build connections in the brain, a physical change that makes people better at language. Sound like something that might help your child?
See the whole story at:
http://esciencecommons.blogspot.com/2013/12/a-novel-look-at-how-stories-may-change.html
 

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