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Chicago Film Archives Joins Internet Archive

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From Chicagoist: …were excited to see that the Chicago Film Archives is joining the collections of moving images at the Internet Archive, where they can be either streamed or downloaded and where they are sure to find a wider audience. Only a handful of titles have been included in the archive so far, but who […]

Amazon.com’s Publishing Arm is Acquiring More Than 450 Children’s Titles From Marshall Cavendish

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From the News Release: Amazon.com, Inc. and Marshall Cavendish, one of the world’s leading educational and consumer book publishers and classroom digital solutions providers, today announced that Amazon has signed a deal to acquire over 450 titles of its US Children’s trade books business, Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books (MCCB).“Under the guidance of Margery Cuyler, the […]

Full Text, Peer-Reviewed Article: “Imagining Twitter as an Imagined Community”

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Free access to the full text via SAGE Journals Online. Direct to Full Text (pages; PDF) Title “Imagining Twitter as an Imagined Community” Authors Anatoliy Gruzd, (Dalhousie University) Barry Wellman, (University of Toronto) Yuri Takhteyev, (University of Toronto) Source American Behavioral Scientist October 2011 55: 1294-1318, First published on July 25, 2011 doi:10.1177/0002764211409378 Abstract The […]

Health Information: AIDSinfo and infoSIDA Redesigned

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From the National Library of Medicine Technical Bulletin: To mark World AIDS Day 2011 (December 1), a redesigned AIDSinfo Web site has been released, along with the Spanish-language infoSIDA. These sister sites offer federally approved information on HIV treatment and research to health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the public. Resources include […]

Facebook Flaw Allowing Access to Private Photos Has Been Repaired

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From ZDNet’s “Between the Lines” Column: ‘Report abuse’ features in Facebook give users access to personal, private and hidden photos that would normally be hidden from view. The flaw, spotted by members of a body building forum, no less, allows Facebook users to access photos revealed by the report abuse tool. Only a handful of […]

U.S.: New Mobile Audience Statistics in New Edition of JiWire Mobile Insights Report

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Direct to Full Text Report (12 pages; PDF) via JiWire Web Site Highlights Connected Device Adoption: Tablet usage has steadily increased over the past 4 quarters. Usage is up by 84% from Q4 2010, and more recently, ownership has increased by 5% from Q2 2011. Purchase intent for this particular device is 50% higher than […]