August 19, 2008
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Lower Drinking Age?

College presidents from about 100 of the nation’s best-known universities, including Father von Arx from our own Fairfield University, are calling on lawmakers to consider lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18.  These presidents say current laws encourage dangerous binge drinking on … Continue reading

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August 4, 2008
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SearchME

Be careful!  You may  become addicted  to the very cool new search engine called SearchMe. The visual display makes this a unique search engine Check it out!  http://www.searchme.com/

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July 22, 2008
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Fair Use for Online Video

The guide, “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video,” is available free http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org/resources/publications/fair_use_in_online_video/. Developed by the Center for Social Media, part of the School of Communication at American University, this document is a “code of best practices … Continue reading

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July 21, 2008
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West Side Story

The Library of Congress in now currently running an online exhibit West Side Story: Birth of a Classic that highlights music and memorabilia from the Library’s Leonard Bernstein collection on the 50th anniversary of this extraordinary work. Explore the Exhibition … Continue reading

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July 10, 2008
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Google enters Virtual World

On July 8, 2008, Google Labs announced the launch of Lively by Google – a 3D virtual experience.  Read the official blog posting at http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/07/be-who-you-want-on-web-pages-you-visit.html. A preliminary view of its capabilites indicates it is poor competition to Second Life  – a … Continue reading

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July 3, 2008
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NY Times- Tip of the Week

NY Times Personal Tech blog’s  Tip of the Week tells how to look up a library book from home using WorldCat.  Now everyone else knows what we already knew.

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