No longer limited to ink and paper, Iowa’s public libraries are spending increasing amounts of money on new technologies, such as eBooks and iPads. But it has come at a cost. Story includes database with information from every Iowa public library.
Casie Sparks is one of many Mount Mercy University students working toward a college degree. However, the 35-year-old is employed full time as a client relationship development consultant at AEGON in Cedar Rapids.
She is among a wave of non-traditional students that Eastern Iowa colleges have been targeting for training recently.