Monday, September 27, 2004

Isolating Google's Printed Material in a Google Search Form This quick search makes it possible to narrow your search to exclusively book excerpts, magazine articles, or both in the Google search engine. ResearchBuzz
A Google Browser? Speculation Rampant The tech industry is buzzing with rumors that search engine giant Google might be developing an Internet browser, with the speculation fueled by the company's recent hiring of former Microsoft employees as well as other factors. NewsLinx
Ask Jeeves Launches Personalized Web Search Service Emeryville, California-based Ask Jeeves said MyJeeves helps users compile search queries and results, which they can then save, sort into folders, annotate and share. The resulting list of documents then becomes searchable within MyJeeves. NewsLinx
AARP How To Guides Computers and Technology. Neat New Stuff I Found on the Net This Week
The Best of Still Photojournalism 2004 From the National Press Photographers Association. El Dorado County Library What's Hot on the Internet This Week
And the Winners Are: Michigan, Purdue, IMD Who's No. 1 in the M.B.A. world? This year, it's a threefold answer. ResourceShelf

Book-banning controversy tears at souls of librarians "This is how I know when the swimsuit edition comes out every year the complaints start rolling in," says Beverley Becker, associate director of the office of intellectual freedom at the American Library Association.

Even pinup girls deserve a passionate defense. That's one of the messages of Banned Book Week, the association's annual celebration, which starts Saturday and runs through Saturday, Oct. 2. Library Link of the Day

Monday, September 20, 2004

Job Tracker Find out which jobs in your community have been exported or lost due to trade. NewsLinx
What Went Wrong in Iraq "Although the early U.S. blunders in the occupation of Iraq are well known, their consequences are just now becoming clear. The Bush administration was never willing to commit the resources necessary to secure the country and did not make the most of the resources it had. U.S. officials did get a number of things right, but they never understood-or even listened to-the country they were seeking to rebuild. As a result, the democratic future of Iraq now hangs in the balance." El Dorado County Library What's Hot on the Internet This Week
Directory of Open Access Journals Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. ResourceShelf
Nose-steered mouse could save aching arms A novel PC control system lets users nudge a cursor around the screen with gentle movements of their nose. Blinking the left or right eye twice takes the place of left or right mouse clicks.The inventor, Dmitry Gorodnichy of the Institute of Information Technology in Ottawa, Canada, calls his nose-steered mouse a "nouse." ResourceShelf

Electronic Document Conversion The DocMorph Web site and MyMorph software are two conversion tools that allow users to convert more than 50 types of files into alternative, usable formats. ResourceShelf
September 16, 2004: How to Protect Yourself From Vandals, Viruses "If you use a Windows personal computer to access the Internet, your personal files, your privacy and your security are all in jeopardy." Blogdex
Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) Established in 1987 to ensure that debates, as a permanent part of every general election, provide the best possible information to viewers and listeners. Librarians' Index to the Internet
Finding Truth on the Internet " doesn't claim to dispense the truth. Instead, the internet-based service, funded by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, analyzes the accuracy of political advertising on both sides of the ideological aisle." NewsLinx
FCC Chief Pushes TV Via High-Speed Internet Lines U.S. Federal Communications Commission (news - web sites) Chairman Michael Powell on Wednesday said technology and telecommunications companies are racing to develop ways to pipe television shows into consumers' homes via high-speed Internet lines. NewsLinx
Amazon aims to go beyond Google, a start-up owned by Amazon, said in a briefing on Tuesday that the service offered users the ability to store and edit bookmarks, keep track of each link clicked on previous visits to a Web page and even make personal "diary" notes on those pages for viewing on subsequent visits. NewsLinx

Sunday, September 12, 2004

People Finder Guide This guide will help you find online sources of public records as well as other Web-based people finding tools. Internet Happenings, Events and Sources
Wikitravel 2412 destination guides and other articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. Internet Happenings, Events and Sources Series Click the letter of the title of series you are looking for. El Dorado County Library has joined Barnes & Find your favorite authors in Meet the Writers, discover What America's Reading, and learn what titles are Coming Soon! El Dorado County Library
State Library Of Ohio Launches Virtual Reference Service Answers Questions 24/7, With Real Time Answers From Professional Librarians. ResourceShelf
WebQuest News News and views about the WebQuest model, a constructivist lesson format used widely around the world. Scout Report
Yahoo! FareChase Whether you are looking for flights, hotels or rental cars, search more than 50 internet travel websites so you can find the trip you want at the price you want. Research Buzz
Free CliffsNotes Read for free; pay to download or order. Reserach Buzz

Sunday, September 05, 2004

We are becoming digital pack rats "Every MP3 download chips it away. Each round of family photos gnaws at the promise. Home movies, countless e-mails and piles of files causing clutter and chaos." Library Link of the Day
FeedPlex Feedplex is a search engine made to archive news feeds. Internet Happenings, Events and Sources
SearchSpy What the rest of the world is searching for Internet Happenings, Events and Sources
Online Medical Dictionaries & Glossaries Free services provided to you by André Fairchild, publisher. Internet Happenings, Events and Sources
Glossarist A searchable directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries. El Dorado County Library What's Hot on the Internet This Week
AARP Honors 35 Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Twelve of the awardees are hospitals, four are in financial services, and three are providers of insurance. ResourceShelf

New ERIC Web Site Opens September 1, 2004
The new site provides users with increased search capabilities utilizing simple, streamlined retrieval methods to access the existing ERIC bibliographic database (1966-2004). ResourceShelf
The Report Out of Print Books in the News. ResourceShelf
Finding Military Records You can find many military records online, though not all. Neat New Stuff I Found on the Net This Week
Attorney Information Search This directory lists attorneys who have been admitted to the practice of law in Ohio. ResearchBuzz