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A librarian's choice of the best of the Web

A librarian's choice of the best of the Web

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The Invisible Web What is the Invisible Web? How can you find it online? What makes the Invisible Web search engines and Invisible Web databases so special? Find out the answers to these questions and learn more about this section of the Web that's so much larger than what you can uncover with an ordinary Web search.

28 other alternatives Well, we've all seen the news that the single most insane idea of the year award can go to Yahoo who are apparently going to be closing Delicious. Quite why they're not prepared to ask people to pay for access, or even to offer it to someone like the Library of Congress to take over defeats me, but clearly straightforward thinking isn't their forte else they wouldn't be taking this stupid step in the first place. So, if you want to choose a different bookmarking resource, what options are available to you? The good news is that there's quite a lot.

Story Structure 104: The Juicy Details - Channel 101 Wiki By Dan Harmon Okay, here's that part where the self appointed guru tells you exactly what needs to happen and when. I hope I've made it clear to you before I do that that the REAL structure of any good story is simply circular - a descent into the unknown and eventual return - and that any specific descriptions of that process are specific to you and your story. Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives by Maria Popova How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love. “If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,” Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: “Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…” Far from Pollyanna platitude, this advice actually reflects what modern psychology knows about how belief systems about our own abilities and potential fuel our behavior and predict our success.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY : YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW Delhi February 19, 2015 – February 21, 2015 The International Conference on Information Technology: yesterday, today, and tomorrow, aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of information technology. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered, and the solutions adopted in the fi eld of information technology. सूचना प्रौद्योगिकीः कल आज और कल नामक अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सम्मेलन का उद्देश्य शिक्षाविदों, वैज्ञानिकों, शोधकर्ताओं, तथा विद्वानों के मध्य परस्पर विचार-विमर्श, उनके द्वारा किए गए शोध पर परिचर्चा, तथा नवीन विधाओं का सृजन है।

OAIster [OCLC - Digital Collection Services] Access to OAIster A freely-accessible site for searching only OAIster records is available at Additionally, OAIster records are fully accessible through WorldCat.org, and will be included in WorldCat.org search results along with records from thousands of libraries worldwide. They will also continue to be available on the OCLC FirstSearch service to Base Package subscribers, providing another valuable access point for this rich database and a complement to other FirstSearch databases. Contributing to OAIster OAIster continues to grow and expand. In order to support ongoing expansion, OCLC has transitioned the OAIster database to being included in WorldCat and we are transitioning metadata harvesting to the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway beginning in July 2010.

100 Search Engines For Academic Research Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. 30 Different Ways To Tie A Tie That Every Man Should Know  The following blog is an excerpt from a feature originally published on ShirtsMyWay. Here is a list of many different ways to tie a tie, for every and any occasion, many of which you probably never knew existed. We've gathered 30 of the best tie knots ever created by mankind to give you just the edge you need to look your best at all times. Each tie knot has been judged on four different factors: aesthetics, symmetry, difficulty, and knot size. You can make a statement with these knots any day of the week or simply use them to look elegant and stylish during those special events where you really need to stand out.

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused As an entrepreneur, you have a lot on your plate. Staying focused can be tough with a constant stream of employees, clients, emails, and phone calls demanding your attention. Amid the noise, understanding your brain’s limitations and working around them can improve your focus and increase your productivity. Our brains are finely attuned to distraction, so today's digital environment makes it especially hard to focus.

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