My second child is now a high school junior, and we are once again getting overwhelmed by mail from colleges, the alphabet soup of tests - PSAT/ACT/ SAT/CLEP, and sometimes even the kindly questions about where she will go to school from every adult she meets. If you, too, need help finding your way...
Need up-to-the-minute information on child labor? Want to have an idea about current world opinion regarding the US military's use of torture? Are you concerned about nuclear weapons in failed states falling into the hands of international terrorist organizations? Are you confused by the proliferation...
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A new database called Global Road Warrior brings you comprehensive information on 175 countries around the world. And when I say "comprehensive" that is exactly what I mean. There is information in over 100 specific areas for each country listed. There is basic information like geography (including...
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Rosetta Stone has changed its licensing restrictions with version 3 and no longer allows purchase of their CD-ROM products that could be checked out by library patrons. Unfortunately, because of these new restrictions, we've had to withdraw them from our collection. To continue to provide our users...
There have been a couple of recent posts in blogs I read about the ERIC database. Here is the post from LISNews blog: ERIC Web Site Undergoes Redesign, Expands Coverage By Blake on Internet The Resource Shelf reports ERIC is online with an updated design to their website along with more journal coverage...