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Ind. state library’s genealogy website ranked as 1 of nation’s best state websites of its kind

AP – “A genealogy website run by the Indiana State Library that allows users to explore their family trees has been honored as one of the finest in the nation. Family Tree Magazine recently called the library’s Genealogy Collection as having one of nation’s best state genealogy websites.”

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State Librarian Jim Scheppke leaves a lasting legacy

Statesman Journal – “If you’ve downloaded an audiobook from Library2Go or taken your preschooler to storytime or relaxed in Stayton’s spacious new library, you have been touched by the career of State Librarian Jim Scheppke. He’ll retire in December after 25 years with the Oregon State Library, including 20 as its leader. Two of the state library’s missions are largely invisible to most Oregonians: providing information to state government and reading materials to blind and print-disabled people.”

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