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I'd like to start a nonprofit organization, but don't know all of the steps involved. Where can I find help getting it up and running?

The library's Research Center has a wealth of information on starting and operating nonprofits. If you go to our Research & Learn tab on the home page, you'll find a link for the Nonprofit Resource Center in the middle of the list of icons.

An Excellent Resource for Citizenship

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History (NMAH) recently launched Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship. You can read and listen to short, interesting civics lessons; after each lesson, there is a related question from the pool of possible citizenship test questions. You can also practice taking the ten-question citizenship test.

True Fiction by Rebecca Howard

I’m a firm believer that the gateway to fact is often through fiction.  At least it is for me.  No disrespect to the nonfiction readers out there, but I tend to learn about social and political events, people, and places through novels.  I compare this to the moment in college when I discovered that I loved history when it was accompanied by pictures (i.e.

interim trash service for tulsa residents

Tulsa's new trash service doesn't actually begin until October 1 and the current contact ends on June 30; in the interim, Tulsa residents will still need to have their garbage collected.

Beginning July 2, all Tulsa residents will have once per week trash pick up with a suspension of recycling pickup. Access a zone map designating pick up days here: http://bit.ly/M0wRNL

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