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Jock Kinneir, Don Ellis, World War I, More: Monday Buzz, February 20, 2017researchbuzz

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:12:01 +0000

NEW RESOURCES Now available: a digital library for graphic designer Jock Kinneir. “Jock was one of the most influential graphic designers of the 20th century, along with his one-time pupil and later business partner Margaret. Jock and Margaret’s signage system became a role model for modern road signage all over the world. … Jock’s grandchildren … Continue reading Jock Kinneir, Don Ellis, World War I, More: Monday Buzz, February 20, 2017(image)


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American Sign Language, WhiteHouse.gov, Wall Street Journal, More: Sunday Buzz, February 19, 2017researchbuzz

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:49:17 +0000

NEW RESOURCES GIF site Giphy has released new resources for learning sign language. “Giphy released an extensive GIF library on Thursday with more than 2,000 words and phrases in American Sign Language. To create the GIFs, Giphy cut videos from the popular educational series Sign With Robert, adding text descriptions to make the GIFs look … Continue reading American Sign Language, WhiteHouse.gov, Wall Street Journal, More: Sunday Buzz, February 19, 2017(image)


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Utah Photojournalism, USDA, Snapchat, More: Saturday Buzz, February 18, 2017researchbuzz

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 10:39:23 +0000

NEW RESOURCES Over 170,000 photos from the Salt Lake Tribune have been digitized and put online. “President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade meanders around Salt Lake City, less than two months before his assassination. Marching bands galore stomp through downtown during the city’s now-discontinued Christmas parade. These are a few of the literal snapshots from four … Continue reading Utah Photojournalism, USDA, Snapchat, More: Saturday Buzz, February 18, 2017(image)


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Federal Whistleblowing, LGBTQ Job Hunting, EPA, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, February 17, 2017researchbuzz

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:36:22 +0000

NEW RESOURCES Two US Congressmen have released a federal employees’ guide to whistleblowing. “Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and Congressman Don Beyer (D | Virginia) released a resource guide for federal employees who wish to break the Administration’s communications blackout on federal agencies. The guide explains how to safely and … Continue reading Federal Whistleblowing, LGBTQ Job Hunting, EPA, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, February 17, 2017(image)


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University of Idaho, Flood Monitoring, Urban Planning, More: Friday Buzz, February 17, 2017researchbuzz

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:57:55 +0000

NEW RESOURCES The University of Idaho has launched a digital archive of its student newspaper. “The Argonaut is the award-winning student newspaper produced by UI Student Media in the Department of Student Involvement. Continuously in print since 1898, it was historically published twice a week during the academic year and distributed across campus and throughout … Continue reading University of Idaho, Flood Monitoring, Urban Planning, More: Friday Buzz, February 17, 2017(image)


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New Mexico Transparency, Job-Hunting, Yahoo, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, February 16, 2017researchbuzz

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:56:20 +0000

NEW RESOURCES NMPolitics: Secretary of state posts officials’ financial disclosure statements online. “The Secretary of State’s Office was noncommittal for years about posting annual financial disclosure statements filed by hundreds of government officials online. Gov. Susana Martinez hasn’t kept up with her pledge to post them on her website either (the last time she did … Continue reading New Mexico Transparency, Job-Hunting, Yahoo, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, February 16, 2017(image)


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Artery Sounds, Video Games, Google News, More: Thursday Buzz, February 16, 2017researchbuzz

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:31:37 +0000

NEW RESOURCES This is fascinating! In development: a digital library of artery sounds. “The grant will enable the construction of a digital database of the different foot and leg artery sounds – plus sounds from the groin and behind the knee – recorded during the Doppler ultrasound procedure. [Andrew Sharpe] will then select the best … Continue reading Artery Sounds, Video Games, Google News, More: Thursday Buzz, February 16, 2017(image)


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Great Lakes, WhiteHouse.gov, Outlook.com, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, February 15, 2017researchbuzz

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:39:08 +0000

NEW RESOURCES University of Michigan: Students and faculty build first geospatial database of Great Lakes, make available to public. “While the layperson may struggle to comprehend the full implications of the system, the web-based GLAHF Explorer provides a visualization that is as intriguing as it is instructive. Riseng’s team worked with developers for over a … Continue reading Great Lakes, WhiteHouse.gov, Outlook.com, More: Wednesday Afternoon Buzz, February 15, 2017(image)


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LGBT Events, Apollo Theater, PACER, More: Wednesday Buzz, February 15, 2017researchbuzz

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:03:12 +0000

NEW RESOURCES A new Web site provides information on LGBT events worldwide. “So far, the website has over 5,000 events listed for more than 45 countries and 700 cities. ProudOut is working its way toward becoming the go-to source for LGBT events and social groups worldwide.” When I looked it was just under 5000 events, … Continue reading LGBT Events, Apollo Theater, PACER, More: Wednesday Buzz, February 15, 2017(image)


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Yahoo Mail, Authenticated Reality, Valentine’s Day, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, February 14, 2017researchbuzz

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:50:51 +0000

TWEAKS AND UPDATES Are you still using Yahoo Mail? A couple new features have been added. “Get excited! Two unique features are coming to Yahoo Mail: Caller ID and photo upload. We’ve all been there – letting a call from an unknown number go to voicemail, only to realize it was the person you were … Continue reading Yahoo Mail, Authenticated Reality, Valentine’s Day, More: Tuesday Afternoon Buzz, February 14, 2017(image)


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