Sunday, March 30, 2003
Any-Book.com - Book Summaries Amazon.com 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.
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
Monday, March 24, 2003
Sunday, March 23, 2003
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.
CNN.com - 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.
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.
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.
ABCNEWS.com : Google Web Search Adds Human Researchers Search engines such as Yahoo!, AltaVista, and Google have largely replaced those library trips.
Sunday, March 16, 2003
Saturday, March 15, 2003
Sunday, March 09, 2003
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
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
USATODAY.com - 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.
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.
CNN.com - 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.
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.
Saturday, March 01, 2003
Gale - Free Resources - Black History Month - Home Welcome to the Black History Month free resource site.