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Monday, 28th November 2005
Over 1 Million Digitized Images Now Available Online from The Library of Congress
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1 Million Digitized Images Now Available Online from The Library of Congress
"One searchable digitized collection from LC that you should know about is a catalog of imagery from The Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division. As of today, more than 1 million digitized images are available via the catalog. Access to the catalog is free." More info about "What's New" at the Prints & Photographs Division here.
Source: Working America
"Find out which companies in your area are exporting jobs, endangering workers' health or involved in cases of violations of workers' rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The database contains information on more than 60,000 companies nationwide." Search by zip code, state, company, industry.
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New, Email Address Harvesting and the Effectiveness of Anti-Spam Filters
"According to a new study released today by the Federal Trade Commission, spammers continue to harvest email addresses from public areas of the Internet, but Internet Service Providers' anti-spam technologies can block the vast majority of spam sent to these email addresses. The FTC staff report also found that consumers who must post their e-mail addresses on the Internet can prevent them from being harvested by using a technique known as 'masking.'" Direct to Full Text Report (PDF)
Source: The British Library
Online Gallery: The Writer in the Garden
"Enter a world of real and imaginary gardens portrayed by writers through the ages. See how gardens have inspired authors and how authors in their turn have shaped notions of the garden. This website, which is associated with a previous British Library exhibition, looks briefly at some of the ideas associated with the garden, from the middle ages to the present day. Using the work of poets, novelists, essayists, philosophers, designers, and scientists, it explores the interrelationship between writers, writing, and gardens."
Source: Harvard Business School Working Knowledge
Does Your Company Belong in the Blogosphere?
"Bloggers have damaged a number of companies, but it's time to think of the blog as your friend. Skillful blogging can boost your company's credibility and help it connect with customers."