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View Resource Education Week on the Web

"America's Education Newspaper of Record" now publishes a Web edition. The full text of the print version is available online, as well as the monthly Teacher Magazine. The site is in final testing, so not all areas are fully functional; however, the depth of material already available makes it worthwhile to check out now. Content is divided into general categories: This Week's News offers...

https://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html
View Resource Policy experts, politicians, and others debate successes and failures of welfare reform

On and off the rolls, women work to get ahead http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/15329233.htm NPR: Legislator Offers First-Person View of Welfare [Real Player] http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5689095 In Focus: Ten Years of Welfare Reform [pdf] http://www.brookings.edu/comm/infocus/welfare.htm NPR: Where the Welfare Law Failed...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2006/0825
View Resource Blackbird: An online journal of literature and the arts

Few free online literary magazines can top the emotional depth and intellectual vigor of Blackbird. A joint project from the Department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University and New Virginia Review, Inc., Blackbird presents poems, stories, essays, and other beautiful examples of written work. The Spring 2015 issue, posted on the landing page at the time of this writing, starts with a...

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https://blackbird.vcu.edu/
View Resource Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture

While it is fairly easy to find electronic full-text versions of Harriet Beecher Stowe's tremendously important work "Uncle Tom's Cabin" online, visitors will want to first take a look at this very thorough exploration not only of the book itself, but also of American culture in the 19th century. Created and maintained by Professor Stephen Railton of the University of Virginia (with funding from...

http://utc.iath.virginia.edu/
View Resource UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive

Cylinder recordings, which predated vinyl records, were the first commercially produced sound recordings of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. On this site, hosted by the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Cylinder Audio Archive, readers will find more than 10,000 cylinder recordings that cover the gamut, from popular songs to vaudeville acts to opera, and more. To...

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http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu
View Resource Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician’s Guide

Alcohol abuse and related problems continue to be issues of great concern to the government, employers, health care professionals, and of course, to family members of those struggling with these issues. This particular document was written for primary care and mental health clinicians, and addresses the subject of how to help patients with alcohol problems. Created by qualified professionals at...

https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/sites/default/files/publications/g...
View Resource SurveillizCam Lite 1.14

For users with a web cam or video capture card, SurveillezCam 1.14 will be a real find. With this application, users can use their home computer as a way to monitor their home or office while they are away. The application has the ability to detect motion and log surveillance video into AVI as well. Visitors will also be monitored of abnormal motion via a sound alarm or live videos. This version...

https://download.cnet.com/archive/3000-2348_4-10570628.html
View Resource MyTunes RSS

As more and more music listening and storage applications continue to tout their competitive advantages, users are drawn closer to some of them than others. iTunes is a popular choice for some, and this latest application will allow persons using that program to access their iTunes library from any computer connected through a network. Visitors can create RSS feeds in their browser, and of course,...

https://mytunesrss.en.softonic.com/mac
View Resource RAND: Homeland Security and Defense

A number of educational institutions and organizations have set up graduate programs and research centers around the growing interest in homeland security. The RAND Organization is part of this trend, and their Homeland Security Program website provides access to some of their publications that deal with this topic. Visitors can learn a bit about their staff members, and then continue on to the...

https://www.rand.org/hsrd.html
View Resource Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

New Zealand has been front and center in the mind of many as of late, in no small part due to a number of prominent films that have showcased its very diverse set of landscapes and peoples. Visitors who wish to get inside the history and culture of the country (without taking a long plane ride to Wellington) can click their way over to the website of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa....

https://www.tepapa.govt.nz
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