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links for 2008-11-13

Posted by comartslibrarian on November 13, 2008

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Librarians Want to Out-Google Google

Posted by comartslibrarian on November 10, 2008

Wired Campus: Librarians Want to Out-Google Google With a Better Search Engine РChronicle.com

The idea is to cull and promote recommendations from tens of thousands of librarians around the world. No word on the technical architecture that would power the search engine.

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US News & World Report to drop print for Web

Posted by comartslibrarian on November 6, 2008

US News & World Report to focus on Web

US News & World Report, long the number three newsmagazine in the United States behind Time and Newsweek, has become the latest US media outlet to abandon print for the Web.

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Michael Crichton dies of cancer

Posted by comartslibrarian on November 5, 2008

Michael Crichton dies of cancer

Michael Crichton, the million-selling author who made scientific research terrifying and irresistible in such thrillers as “Jurassic Park,” “Timeline” and “The Andromeda Strain,” has died of cancer, his family said.

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