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more links: digital universe & project earth

Checkout this fascinating resource: http://www.digitaluniverse.net/ “The Digital Universe is an intuitively organized, multimedia Web that will inform, educate, engage and involve people worldwide. The mission is to realize the Internet’s potential as an open, non-commercial medium that inspires creativity, communication, collaboration and education.” “The Digital Universe will consist of an encyclopedia, library, archive, multimedia learning center, news source, web directory, and more. The central focus ...

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Open Access Project from UT

ok, this is totally snaked off of a listserv so that I can spend more time with it later: http://www.lib.utk.edu/newfoundpress/Newfound Press is a new digital imprint from the University of TennesseeUniversity Libraries. All its publications will be Open Access. From the site: Today’s scholarly publishing environment presents a strategic opportunity foracademic libraries to expand their role in the publications process.Universities are both creators and consumers ...

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update

well, in addition to barely scraping through the semester, I managed to put myself in the hospital with a bleeding ulcer (significant blood loss). Thankfully I didn’t need the blood they pulled for me for transfusion but I ended up with a major case of anemia. So, lots of sickness for the last two months or so. I will try to update here a little ...

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book reviews for: The friend who got away, Son of Wicked, Locked Rooms

While I STILL wait for Wicked from the public library (I’ve been 2nd on the list for a while now), I did manage to finish 3 books: The Friend Who Got Away : Twenty Women’s True Life Tales of Friendships that Blew Up, Burned Out or Faded Away, by Jenny Offill, Elissa Schappell. (NONFICTION) ?I enjoyed this book greatly. It has a great variety of ...

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book reviews for : Angels & Demons, Twisted, the undomestic goddess, colors insulting to nature

I finally do have some nonfiction coming up on my reading list… and you can see that I’ve been doing ALOT of reading… Angels & Demons by Dan Brown I enjoyed this one much better than the DaVinci Code, although reading these two so closely together I did see a formula. Here is the formula for those who might wonder: Famous symbologist/professor Robert Langdon receives ...

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