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All Sides Weekend: Books

May 19, 2017
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Join us today with guest host Christopher Purdy as he talks with a panel of guests about the latest in book news in the Columbus area.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says 641,000 Ohioans are unemployed and actively seeking work. In Central Ohio, some of those thousands have turned to local libraries to get job search help.

Several libraries hosted a "job help" day to show job seekers how to build a resume, make a good impression, and show ways to use the latest computer tools to snag the ultimate job.

Columbus reference librarians embrace search engines

Jun 27, 2005

During the mid-1990's the Internet search enging Google threatened the very existence of reference librarians. People in search of a telephone number or a ballgame score can point and click their own way to an answer. Now, reference librarians at the Columbus Metropolitan Library say they've embraced the technology and they're armed with more tools than ever before.