New online database: Newspaper DIrect Library Display


Do you like news? Do you like real newspapers and magazines?  For lovers of old media who have internet access, Newspaper Direct provides instant access to 2000+ newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages.  Articles and pages are in full-image, PDF format, not web pages. Navigation is smooth, fast, and simple! The best of digital and paper worlds comes together in this new database.  So what are you waiting for? Click and get addicted.

What do peanuts, alcohol, and sugar cane have in common?


Did you know…following the arrival of the automobile, scientists immediately turned to biofuels? The German inventor Rudolf Diesel fueled his engine with peanut oil, while Henry Ford predicted that the fuel of choice would be alcohol-based. Now, all these years later, this interest in biofuels has been reawakened among the scientific community. Learn more about the options and our progress toward making them a reality in Achieving Sustainability, available on GVRL.Check it out!

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