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View Resource EurekAlert!

EurekAlert, a service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, presents the latest news on research in science, medicine and technology. News releases are submitted by academic institutions, journals, government sources, and non-profit agencies. The site is designed to be used by journalists, research institutions and members of the public. EurekAlert is updated daily and...

https://www.eurekalert.org/
View Resource Imagining the Internet

What's next for the Internet? It's difficult to predict the future of this transformative technology, but the good folks at Elon University's School of Communications have a few thoughtful ideas on the subject. The mission of the project is "to explore and provide insights into emerging network innovations, global development, dynamics, diffusion and governance." The site includes sections like...

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/imagining/
View Resource Break Taker 1.2.0.3

Do you need a break? Would you like your computer to give you a reminder about said break? BreakTaker can help by encouraging users "to take short breaks at regular intervals." Visitors can use this application to change the time between break notifications and customize its appearance as well. This version is compatible with Windows.

http://www.techerator.com/breaktaker/
View Resource Geography of H-1B Workers

In 2012, it took only ten weeks for employers to reach the United States' cap on the H-1B visas they need to hire immigrant workers in speciality occupations. This situation presents a problem for certain industries, such as biotechnology, and this special presentation from the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program brings together a set of policy experts to talk about this matter....

https://www.brookings.edu/events/geography-of-h-1b-workers/
View Resource RadQuiz

Created by Dr. Naveed Ahmad, this website brings together hundreds of high-quality resources for people interested in learning more about the world of radiology. On the homepage, visitors are presented with a list of topical areas, including Career Center, Online Books, Rad Organizations, and half a dozen others. The Online Books area is a good place to start, as it contains nine different...

http://radquiz.com/
View Resource National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program

The National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) is "the primary source of funds for the production of geologic maps in the United States." The NCGMP was created by the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 and its work includes producing surficial and bedrock geologic map coverage for the entire country. The program has partnered with a range of educational institutions, and this site...

https://www.usgs.gov/core-science-systems/national-cooperati...
View Resource Google Maps 3D

Several major companies, including Google, are working on getting elaborate 3D maps online. This latest iteration of Google maps for Android-powered devices allows users to browse select cities in a 3D fashion. Utilizing aerial imagery, the buildings appear in a three-dimensional format, which can aid people navigating their way around an unfamiliar urban environment. Visitors can customize their...

https://www.google.com/maps/about/
View Resource National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Education Programs

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) believes that "educating students, teachers, and consumers is the other key to finding new renewable ways to power our homes, businesses, and cars." This site is full of important educational resources such as classroom activities, online quizzes, and fact sheets that deal with renewable energy technology and applied sciences. In the Educational...

https://www.nrel.gov/about/energy-education.html
View Resource Looking back into one magazine's online presence raises questions about the problems involved with creating web archives

Survey Finds That Libraries Are Interested in Collaborating on Online Projects, but Don't Do It Yet http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/07/survey-finds-that-libraries-are-interested-in-collaborating-on-online-projects-but-dont-do-it-yet/259486/ Neatline helps Map New World of Digital Humanities...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2012/0713
View Resource Tilt 3D 1.0.1

Have you ever wanted to see a website in 3D? Well, this is now possible with Tilt3D 1.0.1. Created by Victor Porof, the tool is "layers each node based on the nesting in the tree, creating stacks of elements, each having a corresponding depth and being textured according to the webpage rendering." It's a pretty fun little tool and it is compatible with all operating systems running Mozilla...

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tilt/
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