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August 30, 2006

Identity Theft: Outline of Federal Statutes and Bibliography of Select Resources

Sara R. Paul has written Identity Theft: Outline of Federal Statutes and Bibliography of Select Resources. This bibliography outlines the pertinent federal statutes and resources for researching identity theft, and includes a list of newsletters and blogs that can be used to keep abreast of new developments.

It was published at, which claims to be:

the premier free, independent, one person produced Web journal dedicated to providing legal, library, IT/IS, marketing and administrative professionals with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of Internet research and technology-related issues, applications, resources and tools.

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August 23, 2006

Greater Cleveland Transit Trip Planner

If you are new to the area, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Trip Planner will help you in planning your travels. It has tools to plan a trip, look up the nearest stop, and view route schedules.

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August 19, 2006

Maps In Our Lives

Celebrating a thirty-year partnership between the Library of Congress and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), the Maps in Our Lives exhibition explores surveying, cartography, geodesy, and geographic information systems--and draws on both the Library's historic map collections and the ACSM collection in the Library of Congress.

Here is an example what can be found:

George Washington, the first president of the United States, was trained as a surveyor and practiced in western Virginia in the early years of his career. In 1760 and 1766, he prepared two manuscript plats of land he had recently purchased, later known as the River Farm, adjacent to his ancestral home of Mount Vernon. These two maps are examples of colonial-era plantation maps.

(VIA: The Scout Report, June 23, 2006)

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August 14, 2006

Classical Music Recordings of Black Composers: A Reference Guide

At the Classical Music Recordings of Black Composers web site, you will find a variety of information including a comprehensive Black composer discography. It will ease the search for specific recorded works by these composers. In an effort to increase awareness, this web site has being undertaken to unveil and to acknowledge black composers and their creative output within the rich tapestry of classical music.

The 800+ listed works are primarily instrumental, ranging in format from solo to orchestral. This reference guide also includes the recording label and the catalog identification number.

Overall, more than four hundred classical music composers of African heritage have been identified. Recorded offerings, therefore, represent only a small subset of this total creative output.

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August 10, 2006

New Google Accessible Search

Accessible Search is an early Google Labs product designed to identify and prioritize search results that are more easily usable by blind and visually impaired users. Regular Google search helps you find a set of documents that is most relevant to your tasks. Accessible Search goes one step further by helping you find the most accessible pages in that result set.

(VIA: CNET, July 19, 2006)

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August 03, 2006

FirstGov for Nonprofits: Resources

FirstGov for Nonprofits offers link to nonprofit resources as it related to the U.S. government. It includes information by agency, fundraising & outreach information, grants & loans, laws & regulations, management & operations information, tax sites, as well as, other resources.

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