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Privacy, Microsoft, Government Documents, More: Tuesday Buzz, January 17, 2017researchbuzz

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:46:27 +0000

A genealogy Web site is causing a lot of privacy concerns. “A site advertised as a family history and genealogy site known as FamilyTreeNow.com has been online since 2014, but is suddenly getting a lot of buzz on social media about all the personal information it publishes – but there is good news, you can … Continue reading Privacy, Microsoft, Government Documents, More: Tuesday Buzz, January 17, 2017(image)


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India Birds, African-American History, Internet Archive, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, January 16, 2017researchbuzz

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:54:06 +0000

NEW RESOURCES Now available and still developing: a database of birds in India. “Bringing cheer to thousands of budding environmental photographers and amateur bird watchers, the Bombay Natural History Society (BHNS) has recently launched a one-of-its-kind online platform that identifies Indian bird species using artificial intelligence.” Currently over 300 species are in the database; plans … Continue reading India Birds, African-American History, Internet Archive, More: Monday Afternoon Buzz, January 16, 2017(image)


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Japanese Companies, Wayback Machine, Animal Flatulence, More: Monday Buzz, January 16, 2017researchbuzz

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:27:38 +0000

NEW RESOURCES The Japanese government is launching a database of information about companies in Japan. “Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on Thursday will launch a searchable website of government-held information on some 4 million companies in Japan. The information to become available on Hojin Information … includes records of work outsourced to, permits … Continue reading Japanese Companies, Wayback Machine, Animal Flatulence, More: Monday Buzz, January 16, 2017(image)


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Lab Equipment, SoundCloud, Inauguration, More: Sunday Buzz, January 15, 2017researchbuzz

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:50:26 +0000

NEW RESOURCES Now available: a database of unused lab equipment in Atlantic Canada (that is, the four provinces on the Atlantic coast of Canada, excepting Quebec.) “Science Atlantic, a non-profit organization based in Halifax, has created an online open-access database for research facilities and specialized equipment across the provinces. The Atlantic Facilities and Research Equipment … Continue reading Lab Equipment, SoundCloud, Inauguration, More: Sunday Buzz, January 15, 2017(image)


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Phishing Attacks, LGBTQ Posters, Lab Animal Tissue, More: Saturday Buzz, January 14, 2017researchbuzz

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:15:34 +0000

Please be aware that there’s a serious GMail/email phishing exploit going around. “A new highly effective phishing technique targeting Gmail and other services has been gaining popularity during the past year among attackers. Over the past few weeks there have been reports of experienced technical users being hit by this. This attack is currently being … Continue reading Phishing Attacks, LGBTQ Posters, Lab Animal Tissue, More: Saturday Buzz, January 14, 2017(image)


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British Safety Council, New York Legislation, WordPress, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, January 13, 2017researchbuzz

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:19:24 +0000

NEW RESOURCES The British Safety Council has launched a digital archive. “The British Safety Council has unveiled a digital archive of its work, featuring momentous events from 60 years of British economic, social and political history. The archive contains unique documents and correspondence, as well as photographs, newspapers, magazines and posters which were thought to … Continue reading British Safety Council, New York Legislation, WordPress, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, January 13, 2017(image)


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Opera Browser, Google Search, Bookplates, More: Friday Buzz, January 13, 2017researchbuzz

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:13:10 +0000

NEW RESOURCES Opera has released an experimental browser. “As much as modern desktop web browsers can do, their basic concept is stuck in a rut. It’s not really designed for the way many people use the web, such as chatting while you surf. Opera wants to climb out of that hole, and it’s trying an … Continue reading Opera Browser, Google Search, Bookplates, More: Friday Buzz, January 13, 2017(image)


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Virginia Legislators, UNC Handbooks, South Carolina Schools, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, January 12, 2017researchbuzz

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:32:34 +0000

NEW RESOURCES Citizens of Virginia have a new option to follow their state government – video of Virginia House sessions. “Starting today, each day’s House floor proceedings will be available on the General Assembly website within a few hours of session adjourning for the day. The House also has created a search feature that will … Continue reading Virginia Legislators, UNC Handbooks, South Carolina Schools, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, January 12, 2017(image)


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Historical Brunswick (ME), Chattanooga Flyers, BPA, More: Thursday Buzz, January 12, 2017researchbuzz

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:19:20 +0000

NEW RESOURCES A historian in Maine has created his own historical index for Brunswick. “The past can be elusive, its contents fleeting. Often it takes a concerted effort to dig through some archives. Enter retired history teacher and historian Richard F. Snow. Snow — who grew up in Brunswick and resides in Topsham — has … Continue reading Historical Brunswick (ME), Chattanooga Flyers, BPA, More: Thursday Buzz, January 12, 2017(image)


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Boston Catholics, Microsoft, Federal Research, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, January 11, 2017researchbuzz

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:12:51 +0000

NEW RESOURCES The Boston Globe has news on a new collection of records on Boston Catholics. “For genealogy and history buffs, a new collaboration between the New England Historic Genealogical Society and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is bringing more than a century’s worth of church records within reach of the nearest Internet connection. … Continue reading Boston Catholics, Microsoft, Federal Research, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, January 11, 2017(image)


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