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Monthly Archives: December 2009
Image via Wikipedia Many of the EBSCOhost databases that are provided by GFU libraries are now available for mobile devices. Find the link on the Databases A-Z web page. EBSCOhost Mobile has the following features available: Basic Searching HTML and … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia Privacy is important. Read about how Google is personalizing your search results and decide whether or not you want to “opt out”: “Google’s Personalized Results: The “New Normal” That Deserves Extraordinary Attention“.
Image via Wikipedia TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Ted.com makes “the best talks and performances from TED and partners … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has created a Buyer’s Guide to E-book Privacy. Related articles by Zemanta E-reader privacy policies compared: Big Kindle is watching you (engadget.com) Electronic Frontier Foundation Criticizes eBook Privacy Policies (geardiary.com) EFF’s ebook-buyer’s … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia AbeBooks has compiled a list of the most collectible books of the decade (2000-2009). It’s amazing how much some of these are already worth. Check it out here. Related articles by Zemanta Season of the Lists (800ceoread.com)
Image via Wikipedia “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests.” Luke 2:14 (NIV) The library staff wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!
Image via Wikipedia Convention on Biological Diversity: Forest Biodiversity http://www.cbd.int/forest/ The Convention on Biological Diversity: Forestry Biodiversity is a program of The United Nations and United Nations Environment Programmes. Visitors who would like a comprehensive explanation of forest biodiversity should … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia British scribe Donald Jackson, commissioned by the Benedictine Monks of St. John’s University in Minnesota, is leading a team of artists in the creation of the first handwritten, hand-illuminated Bible since the monks used to do it … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia Cornell University provides a detailed web resource on Copyright Term and Public Domain in the U.S. It is also available for download as a PDF.