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AskAway with MPL

Need answers? AskAway! This week MPL is celebrating the amazing AskAway reference service!

AskAway is a virtual library reference service staffed by professionals around the clock from around the world. AskAway is there when you need information or help with research, using databases, or searching the Web, etc.

AskAway!

You can chat online with a librarian 24 hours a day, seven days a week by visiting www.askaway.info. Or to access AskAway from the MPL home page, click on "AskAway" in the right hand column.

AskAway is a free statewide cooperative reference service of Wisconsin libraries made possible by the library and a grant administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

AskAway @ MPL

AskAway

Need answers? AskAway! This week MPL is celebrating the amazing AskAway reference service!

AskAway is a virtual library reference service staffed by professionals around the clock from around the world. AskAway is there when you need information or help with research, using databases, or searching the Web, etc.

You can chat online with a librarian 24 hours a day, seven days a week by visiting www.askaway.info. Or to access AskAway from the MPL home page, click on "AskAway" in the right hand column.

AskAway is a free statewide cooperative reference service of Wisconsin libraries made possible by the library and a grant administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

YouTube Contest For Teens

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For the past two years Wisconsin residents have turned to AskAway-a free online information service staffed by professional librarians 24 hours a day, seven days a week-for reliable answers to all sorts of questions. Now AskAway is encouraging young adult residents to share their positive experiences by creating and posting short videos as a part of the “I Love AskAway” YouTube video contest for teens. Click and scroll here for detailed entry instructions.

Entries should consist of an original video that depicts the AskAway chat service available to all state residents at the Milwaukee Public Library. Videos should be between 30 to 60 seconds long (longer videos may be edited), and must either be uploaded to YouTube or submitted on DVD or CD-ROM by July 31, 2008.

First prize is a $150 Best Buy gift certificate and second prize is a
$75 Best Buy gift certificate. Contest winners will be announced Sept.
2, 2008.

AskAway Library Chat

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Did you know that Milwaukee Public Library participates in a statewide and national cooperative of libraries providing 24 hour reference service? The Wisconsin AskAway service is part of a national consortia called QuestionPoint which involves librarians from dozens of institutions nationwide.
Log on to www.mpl.org at any time of the day or night and chat with a librarian. Click on the AskAway link found on the right side of the MPL homepage to get started. In addition to live chat, the library also provides e-mail reference service to assist with questions. During regular library hours, call Milwaukee's time honored Ready Reference service at (414) 286 - 3011 for telephone service. Also, don't forget your Central and Neighborhood Libraries for in person assistance.

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