November 21, 2008
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Google & Life Magazine Image Collaboration

Google has teamed up with the iconic Life Magazine to share over 10 million photographs with the public from Life’s massive archives. The first batch uploaded this week (about 10%) giving users access to over a million images. The photos … Continue reading

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November 20, 2008
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Historic American Newspapers (1880-1910)

Visit the Library of Congress  web page at http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica/ to explore one of their newest projects Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.This digitized collection has over 500,000 newspapers pages from selected states from 1880-1910 with a strong focus on the 1900′s.  

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October 22, 2008
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Election fever?

Are you a politics junkie?  Just can’t get enough about politics?  Well if so, the ElectionGuide is for you!  See it at http://www.electionguide.org/ Learn about past and present elections around the globe and in your own country.  

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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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June 3, 2008
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Advertising websites

Interested in marketing and the media? If so, you may want to visit the Ad Council’s website at http://adcouncil.org/????????.  Since 1942, the Ad Council, a private, non-profit organization that marshals volunteer talent from the advertising and communications industries, the facilities … Continue reading

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March 11, 2008
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Embrace Wikipedia?

Wikipedia – students love it and many faculty hate it! According to the Pew Internet and American Life Project,   46% of those age 18 and older who are current full- or part-time students have used Wikipedia. For immediacy and … Continue reading

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December 19, 2007
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50 Best Websites of 2007

Can you imagine your world without the Internet? We can’t! From shopping, to music, to travel, to research- so much has changed about how we navigate through our daily lives. As we end the year, take a look at Time’s … Continue reading

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June 5, 2007
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June 2007 Conference Presentation

Social Networking Session Blogging, RSS feeds, social bookmarking, folksonomies, collaborative document creation and editing! In this 1-1/2 hour session, Library presenters Curtis Ferree, Jackie Kremer and Leslie Porter will discuss: Web 2.0 Blogs RSS del.icio.us Google Docs & Spreadsheets We’ll … Continue reading

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March 3, 2006
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Google Scholar Guide

Search tips for Google and Google Scholar Additional Search Tips for Google Scholar How can I see Find It @ Fairfield University links in Google Scholar? How can I export my Google Scholar citations to RefWorks?

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