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3 4 Deciding What to Digitalize in Your Library
Sorry I meant "Deciding what to digitize...(more)
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The previous iteration of the forum had some problems with spam.

The settings on the new forum will hopefully cut down on spam.


2 2 Scholarship Fundraiser
Hi, Guys! We received a fundraising request from ...(more)
12 Feb 2013 12:52 PM

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