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Historic Newspapers online

Very cool resource of athens newspapers & historic info: ———–The Digital Library of Georgia is pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource: The Athens Historic Newspapers Archivehttp://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/athnewspapers The Athens Historic Newspapers Archive provides online access to five newspaper titles published in Athens from 1827 to 1922. Consisting of over 57,000 newspaper pages, the archive provides historical images that are both full-text searchable ...

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netbook tablet convertibles, aka netvertibles, hybrids, etc.

Okay, these both look waaaaaayy more useful than the ipad (which is very pretty, and if someone would like to send one, or for that matter, all of these, I will be glad to give a very honest review. ) So far, the Asus is very netbook-y (less than 9 inches for the small version) but Acer is a little larger but more powerful.Did I ...

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Question of the day: where to find free stock footage

Internet archive has both moving images and stills including publicdomain; others are licensed under creative commons (CC).http://www.internetarchive.org and here are the various searches by CC license type:http://is.gd/dMHCl Also searching flickr by CC licensehttp://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/?flickr does have some very short film clips. I’m sure there are other tools, even the creativecommons website hassearching functionality. Youtube allows searching by license, too. Also, fair use may come into play ...

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Flexible screens

ok, this is cool. Can’t wait — hurry up & make it affordable, please. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Sony Showcases New Rollable, Flexible Screenhttp://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/26/sony-showcases-new-rollable-flexible-screen/< NY Times 5/26/10 Imagine carrying around a tiny screen that can act as a cellphone or movie display and when itโ€™s not in use, you can roll it up to the size of a pencil and slip it into your pocket or behind your ...

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Learning in an open access world (free conference)

from apple & maclearning.org — sounds interesting! http://edseminars.apple.com/event/2610—-Learning in an open-access world. Join colleagues from across the country in exploring how open access is transforming learning in higher education. Apple and MacLearning.org invite you to AcademiX 2010 for a look at open access, the new teaching methods that are evolving with it, and the Apple technologies that help make it all simple. Six 20-minute talks ...

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Question of the day: How to embed youtube videos & make them fit…

Depending on what browser and resolution you are using, you may find that your content (such as blog posts) which have embedded videos are running over your blog post area. You COULD change your stylesheet, but if everything works except for embedded Youtube videos, an easier answer might be to change the width of the Youtube player. This is super easy to do. First you ...

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