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Thursday, February 01, 2007

GREAT SITES - FROM THE LIBRARIAN INTERNET INDEX






Another interesting collection of Web-Sites from LII this week. First a couple relating to Valentine's Day which is approaching fast.

MAKING VALENTINES: A TRADITION IN AMERICA
This online exhibit "is designed to show the evolution of the Valentine's Day card." It features annotated images of early Valentine cards from before 1850 as well as samples from a company which was is in existance from 1866 to 1942.
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/Exhibitions/Valentines/

VALENTINE'S DAY: LOVE AND ROMANCE THROUGH THE AGES
This exhibit on the history of Valentine's Day features images of early greeting cards (with 3D interactive views) and other materials from the Library of Congress.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/feb14.html

CORNELL LAB OF ORNITHOLOGY MACAULAY LIBRARY SOUND & VIDEO CATALOG
This site allows visitors to hear sound clips, view videos, and see visualization of animal sounds. Some feature require free software downloads. My wife will love this site!
http://www.animalbehaviorarchive.org

IRAQ
This special report from National Public Radio (NPR) provides ongoing coverage of the efforts to build a new Iraqi government and rejuvenate the nation's oil-based economy. This site offers audio reports.
http://www.npr.org/iraq/

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