The 5th of November may not be a special date for most Americans, but in Great Britain this day is set aside to remember an attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament. As described in the first paragraph from Holidays Symbols and Customs, This day commemorates the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when a group […]
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Don’t forget! April is National Poetry Month! Find out more at: Poets.org from the Academy of American Poets.
Are you familiar with Google Labs? Google calls it their “Technology Playground.” One of the newest, cool tools in labs is Google Body. “A detailed 3D model of the human body. You can peel back anatomical layers, zoom in and navigate to parts that interest you.” You can identify muscles, organs, bones and more. To […]
30 Clicks: Information Tools at Your Fingertips This week: The Incredible Blog Thursday, June 3 @ 1:15 pm in LIB 103 One of the earliest social media trends to take hold, blogs leveled the playing field of web publication and are still running strong. Join Julio Appling for an examination of the ever-evolving blog, and […]
Image from Dryden Image Gallery/NASA photo NASA has a new, free ebook available entitled X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight by Dennis R. Jenkins. Here is a short description of the book from the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate web site: The X-15 was the ultimate “X” vehicle. Built in the 1950s, she became the fastest […]
Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 9,800 technology, digital media and business books and videos online. Clark College obtained a trial of a Custom Safari Books Online Library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 8,067 titles from Safari Books Online’s overall content. This trial will expire on 1/8/2009.