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Wolfram|Alpha Scores Again With Rich NFL Data

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The article was written by INFOdocket’s Gary Price and was published on Search Engine Land where he’s a contributing editor. Direct to: “Wolfram|Alpha Scores Again With Rich NFL Data“ Advertisements

Coming Monday: UN & USC Shoah Foundation Institute To Formally Debut iWitness Holocaust Testimony Video Database

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What is IWitness? IWitness is an online application for educators and students, giving them access to watch, search, and learn from over 1,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust. IWitness is unique by bringing educators and their students (ages 13-18) together at the intersection of Holocaust education and the development of […]

The National Library of Ireland Gets Digital

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From the Irish Times: For 135 years saving paper has been its focus. But with so much of the world’s written content and images increasingly in digital form, the National Library of Ireland has embarked on a major project to digitise its collections and give equal weight to archiving new material that comes in bits […]

Cool Tools: How To Easily Track U.S. Congress Members’ Tweets

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Tracking includes streaming, filtering, and identifying  trends in what’s being tweeted. The article was written by INFOdocket’s Gary Price and was published on Search Engine Land where he’s a contributing editor. Direct to: “How To Track U.S. Congress Members’ Tweets“

Now Available Online: ebrary’s 2011 Global Student E-book Survey

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Today, ebrary publicly released its 2011 Global Student E-book Survey that was created and distributed by librarians  The report also includes a paper by Dr. Allen McKiel, Dean of Library Services at Western Oregon University. The paper compares results from the 2011 survey with those from a similar survey conducted by ebrary in 2008. From […]

Digitizing the Nineteenth Century: Gale Outlines First Archives for Nineteenth Century Collections Online

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From a Gale Announcement: Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the source libraries, collections and plans for the first four modules of Nineteenth Century Collections Online, its global digitization and publishing program that brings together rare nineteenth-century primary source content. Currently still in development, the modules will be available this spring. Nineteenth Century Collections […]

EBSCO Discovery Service Will Fully Integrate EBSCO A-to-Z and LinkSource

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From EBSCO: EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) is set to benefit from the formal merging of EBSCO A-to-Z and LinkSource into EBSCO’s overall discovery solution. The two resources will become an integrated part of EBSCO Discovery Service. The EDS technology and service teams will work to provide additional value for EDS customers via a seamless integration […]