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Statewide Online Services News

Statewide Services covers Online Resources (databases), Digital Book eLending (ebooks, audiobooks, video storybooks) and the Kansas Library eCard. 

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Jul 26

BoW: Blackout

Posted on July 26, 2017 at 1:21 PM by Lianne Flax

by Marc Elsberg

Find it on: Freading ebooks (no holds, unlimited copies)
Genre: Fiction->Thriller

At first, no one panics when the lights go out. Power outages happen. The blackout begins to spread across Europe and it becomes obvious that the situation is serious. Former hacker Pietro thinks he knows the cause. The authorities don't believe him, but as more electrical grids fail he becomes their prime suspect.

If you've never used Freading before, please see brief notes on the First Time Users page or more instructions here.  Questions: 
Jul 25

RBdigital: registration form down-RESOLVED

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 10:47 AM by Lianne Flax

As of 9am, Tuesday July 25 the registration form is working again. Thanks for your patience!
This afternoon (Friday, July 21, 2017) the RBdigital audiobooks registration form is not working.  This means that new users cannot create accounts.

We will update this message with a resolution time when the error is fixed by the company.

No other part of RBdigital is affected, patrons already registered should be able to checkout & use their books as normal.

Jul 19

BoW: Building Blocks of Human Life

Posted on July 19, 2017 at 8:59 AM by Lianne Flax

buildingblockshumanlife      The Building Blocks of Human Life: Understanding Mature Cells and Stem Cells
    by John K. Young 

    Available on: RBdigital audiobooks
    (formerly called OneClickdigital)

If you haven't used audiobooks before, this service has a registration step to create a username/password. Please see the First Time Users page (brief notes).

Professor John K Young of Howard University takes us through the microscope to understand the functioning of cells and tissues in our bodies.

Like nonfiction with a lecture format? Our RBdigital collection also contains many titles from the Great Courses series.