Sunday, March 30, 2003 - Book Summaries Associates list selected books in an editorial context that helps you choose the right books.
Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage A national "do not call" list will be up and running by October, allowing U.S. households to block many unwanted sales calls, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.
SearchDay - Free Business Research from Dun & Bradstreet - 24 March 2003 Zapdata
Special Issues - Gary Price List of Lists By Magazine
Day4Death When, where and how you will die...
Communication in Contemporary Society--Admission and Course Requirements Starting in the fall 2003 semester, the Communication program will offer a new concentration for a profession that has changed dramatically as a result of the introduction of new technologies: librarianship.
The Chronicle: 3/21/2003: New Allies in the Fight Against Research by Googling "Students have this idea that there is no difference between searching on the Web and searching in the library," says Mr. Granieri, an associate professor of history at Furman.

Friday, March 28, 2003

Baghdad 08:01:51 We are simply two Americans attempting to support the troops and keep the information flowing.

Monday, March 24, 2003

FoodRoutes - Where Does Your Food Come From? There are many good reasons to buy locally grown food.

Sunday, March 23, 2003

World School Photographs Have you lost your old school photographs? Good news we should have them in our database!!
Business 2.0 - Magazine Article - The Invisible ISP As the three-letter Internet service providers duke it out to win over Internet newbies, Earthlink (ELNK) has been quietly holding its own as No. 3 by catering to the needs of savvy online users.
Online Accredited Education - Secure Your Online College Education through Top Universities In the midst of today's "diploma mills" that offer you phony degrees in just 2 weeks, making sure that your online degree is accredited has become more important than ever. - Full text: Robin Cook speech - Mar. 18, 2003 Agree or not with it, this speech won an unprecedented standing ovation.
Whatever Happened to Internet2 - And Why You Can't Touch It Internet2 , the next-generation network that supposedly leaves the mainstream Internet in the dust, is still an ivory-tower project cloistered in universities and research labs. If you are a graduate student at a U.S. university with a major computing center, you may get your hands on it, but if you are sitting at home waiting to reap direct benefits from this mammoth project, you face a long wait.
ResourceShelfPLUS "On the Web" vs. "Via the Web"
Idea Store - Welcome The plan is to create a series of bright, new buildings in local shopping areas, combining lifelong learning and cultural attractions
Students and teachers cope with Web misinformation Teachers are bulking up on academic databases, banning the Web from some research projects and spending more time reminding classes not to trust everything they read on the Internet.
Paul Boutin : Q: Is the Baghdad Blogger for real? Speculation continues that Dear Raed, the weblog of a young man in Baghdad who posts under the name Salam Pax, is a hoax, perhaps even a disinformation campaign by the CIA or Mossad.
Library Events for Library and Information Professionals Details of events for library and information professionals
PBS Parents . Issues & Advice . Talking With Kids About War & Violence | PBS This guide can help you develop effective ways to communicate with your children, monitor their exposure to news, and soothe their fears. : Google Web Search Adds Human Researchers Search engines such as Yahoo!, AltaVista, and Google have largely replaced those library trips.

Sunday, March 16, 2003

PC Magazine For this year's Top Web Sites story, we focus on sites that you might not have heard of—but now that you have, you won't be able to imagine life before them.
BlogStreet : Popular Books Popular Books in the Blog world

Saturday, March 15, 2003 Sports humor and satire.
O*NET OnLine O*Net, available at, replaces the department’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
VOA Guide Pronunciation Guide
Feedster RSS search engine
Web-Based Bookmark Managers These free services enable you to access your bookmarks with any web browser.
Online Etymology Dictionary For some reason no university has seen fit to shackle its graduate students to the cyber-mill, grinding out an online etymology dictionary. So I decided to do it for them.
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work The Ms. Foundation for Women launches Take Our Daughters And Sons To WorkSM Day—a new program dedicated to helping our nation’s daughters and sons explore their future opportunities at work, at home, and in their community.
Author Yellow Pages is a searchable directory of author websites.

Sunday, March 09, 2003

I Got Found - The Worldwide Idea Marketplace I Got Found helps people with the age old problem of how do you keep your idea secret, and at the same time tell someone about it.
Internet Book List :: Main The Internet Book List (IBList) is a hobby project started by Patrik Roos in early 2003. Its purpose is to provide a comprehensive and easily accessible database of books, since Patrik considers the Book to be humanity's greatest creation.
American Libraries: The Crawford Files, 3/03 Thus my nomination for the most important technological device of this year, last year, or almost any year in the past century: Not transistors, not nanotechnology devices, not PCs, not PDAs, not self-circulation laser scanners. I vote for the off switch—the device that lets you remove distractions and prevent interruptions.
American Libraries: News for March 10, 2003 Ohio libraries, already suffering from budget restrictions, face further reductions under legislation designed to close a $720-million deficit. The bill, passed in February, hits local governments with two cuts, totaling $83 million, in the same month. As a result, libraries will receive no state funding whatsoever in July, the Associated Press reported March 4
BBC NEWS | Programmes | Peace for our time During the last fortnight a simple but startling thought occurred to me - every single official, diplomat, president, prime minister involved in the Iraq debate was in 1938 a toddler, most of them unborn. So the dreadful scene I've just drawn will not have been remembered by most listeners. Hitler had started betraying our trust not 12 years but only two years before, when he broke the First World War peace treaty by occupying the demilitarised zone of the Rhineland.

Saturday, March 08, 2003

Hoover's Online - Press Release Hoover's Stockholders Approve Merger With D&B.
Wired News: Google Net Hacker Tool du Jour.
Reuters | Full News Coverage The Internet as it is now known didn't exist in 1991, when Iraq was driven out of Kuwait by allied forces. Now as Washington prepares for another war with Baghdad, more than 68 million homes and millions of U.S. businesses have access to the Web.
The Word Spy Recently coined words and phrases, old words that are being used in new ways, and existing words that have enjoyed a recent renaissance.
Wired News: The Perils of Online Job Sites "You cannot post your résumé online without some kind of risk," said privacy expert Pam Dixon. "There is no such thing as a perfectly private résumé database."

Sunday, March 02, 2003

Scientific American: Word 'Bursts' Could Help Refine Web Searches To that end, a new approach to sorting information that relies on scanning documents for abrupt "bursts" in the usage of particular words may help - Hooked on classics, Oprah revives book club Oprah Winfrey's book club is accepting new members. The talk-show megastar, whose endorsements have launched dozens of best sellers, said Wednesday that she is reviving the club after almost a year's hiatus. But this time, club members will read the classics.
Home Recording Rights Coalition: History One of the most prominent witnesses on this issue was Fred Rogers.
StickEWeb - The easiest way to create and edit web pages! Stickeweb is revolutionizing the Web as we know it by providing the ability to seemlessly drag and drop any information directly from your desktop, and easily arrange it on a web page.
Tookeys Film Guide - Film Reviews since 1902 Tookey's Film Guide offers an analysis of virtually every major film, right back to 1902, from classic movies to celebrated turkeys. - FBI acknowledges mystery flights - Feb. 28, 2003 The FBI acknowledged that a small plane whose frequent, unexplained flights over the city had raised fears among some residents is being used by the agency to monitor people who might have terrorist connections.
BLOGGER - Blogger Google F.A.Q. We've put together some initial answers to many of the biggest questions.
The Chronicle: 2/28/2003: Preparing for Computer Disasters Because of the expense, some institutions don't buy backup computer systems at all, or do much to protect the data in their servers.
Wide Angle. Saddam's Ultimate Solution | PBS Would the United States withstand a large-scale assault with deadly agents?

Saturday, March 01, 2003

Gale - Free Resources - Black History Month - Home Welcome to the Black History Month free resource site. AOL Says: Rock On Yesterday, AOL said it would offer MusicNet to its 27 million U.S. subscribers. The move has been hailed as the strongest bid yet to sell music via subscription rather than on prepackaged CDs.