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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Good reading is about asking questions of your sources. Keep the following in mind when reading primary sources. Even if you believe you can't arrive at the answers, imagining possible answers will aid your comprehension. Reading primary sources requires that you use your historical imagination. This process is all about your willingness and ability to ask questions of the material, imagine possible answers, and explain your reasoning. Newseum Anyone seeking permission to use or reproduce the front page of a newspaper featured in our Today’s Front Pages online gallery must contact the newspaper’s publisher directly. U.S. copyright laws apply. The Newseum DOES NOT provide access to front pages from previous dates.

List of Web archiving initiatives Map of Web archiving initiatives worldwide in March, 2012. This page contains a list of Web archiving initiatives worldwide. For easier reading, the information is divided in three tables: web archiving initiatives, archived data and access methods. This Wikipedia page was originally generated from the results obtained for the research paper A survey on web archiving initiatives[1] published by the Portuguese Web Archive[2] team. Web archiving initiatives[edit] Archived data[edit] The 10 Tools of Online Oppressors - Reports SAN FRANCISCO In reporting news from the world’s most troubled nations, journalists have made a seismic shift this year in their reliance on the Internet and other digital tools. Blogging, video sharing, text messaging, and live-streaming from cellphones brought images of popular unrest from the central square of Cairo and the main boulevard of Tunis to the rest of the world. In Other Languages • Español • Português • Français • Русский • العربية • Multimedia • Audio Report: Offenders and TacticsIn Print • Download the pdfMore on This Issue • CPJ Internet Channel: Danny O'Brien's blog • Blogging in Egypt: Virtual network, virtual oppression • Burmese exile news site endures hacking, DDoS attacks Yet the technology used to report the news has been matched in many ways by the tools used to suppress information. In two nations we cite, Egypt and Tunisia, the regimes have changed, but their successors have not categorically broken with past repressive practices.

Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C) New! December 2014 Upload: 22 new articles, 2 book reviews and 1 ‘notes from the field’ added to Volume 8Special Publication No. 8: The Art and Practice of Grammar Writing, edited by Toshihide Nakayama and Keren Rice, is available here (published December 2014). Welcome to Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), a peer-reviewed, open-access journal sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center and published exclusively in electronic form by the University of Hawaiʻi Press. Download Tor Tor Browser Version 5.0.2 - Windows 8, 7, Vista, and XP Everything you need to safely browse the Internet.

Web Archiving The Library of Congress preserves and provides enduring access to the nation's cultural artifacts. This includes digital materials such as websites. Researcher Access to Publicly Available Web Archive Collections is here. In 2000, the Library of Congress established a pilot project to collect and preserve websites. A multidisciplinary team of Library staff studied methods to evaluate, select, collect, catalog, provide access to, and preserve these materials for future generations of researchers. 91 Free Twitter Tools and Apps That Do Pretty Much Everything This post originally published on August 11, 2014. We’ve updated it here with the latest, newest tools and screenshots. For those familiar with the original post, we’ve added these new tools: Brook, Warble, Twitterific, Twurly, Filta, Hash, Klear, Twitter account home, Social Bearing, Stats for Twitter, Pablo, Spruce, Twitshot, Share As Image, Tagboard, Listen to Twitter, Squall, Thunderclap, Periscope, Meerkat, Twitter Feed, Twitterfav, Click to Tweet, Bedazzle, Pullquote. Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun.

25 Great Essays about History The best writing about how we got where we are American History The Arrow of Disease by Jared Diamond When Columbus and his successors invaded the Americas, the most potent weapon they carried was their germs. But why didn't deadly disease flow in the other direction, from the New World to the Old? One Giant Leap to Nowhere by Tom Wolfe Internet Archive Software Collection collection eye The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade. The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale... by Internet Archive

How to Write a Blog Post: A Simple Formula + 5 Free Blog Post Templates You've probably heard how paramount blogging is to the success of your marketing. Without it, your SEO will tank, you'll have nothing to promote in social media, you'll have no clout with your leads and customers, and you'll have fewer pages to put those oh-so-valuable calls-to-action that generate inbound leads. Need I say more? So why, oh why, does almost every marketer I talk to have a laundry list of excuses for why they can't consistently blog? Maybe because, unless you're one of the few people who actually like writing, business blogging kind of stinks. You have to find words, string them together into sentences, and ughhh where do you even start?

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