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Here are a few, just a few, highlights from ResourceShelf from the past week.

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Environment--United States
Source: EPA, NLM
New, 2004 Toxics Release Inventory Now Available via NLM's TOXNET
Both items at:

Google Scholar Unveils New Sorting Option and Other Ways to Keep Current

Nursing--Web Resources
Source: C&RL News
New Compilation: Internet resources for nurses and nursing students: A
sampling of sites
LSAT and MCAT--Test Sites--Ratings
Source: Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
Kaplan's Test Site Rater
Source: Center for Technology in Government
New, The XML Toolkit
"This Web site offers a library of resources to assist in managing a Web site
using XML.
Source: American Theological Library Association
Database Update: Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative Database
3 New Searchable eBooks from askSam

All items at:

Just Released Report: The Changing Nature of the Catalog and Its Integration
with Other Discovery Tools (PDF)
How Much Information? Bytes by the Quintillion For Today and Tomorrow
"According to estimates offered at the conference, the world churns out new
digital information equivalent to the entire collection of the U.S. Library
of Congress every 15 minutes. Such a proliferation of information in digital
format, occurring almost 100 times a day, adds up to approximately five
exabytes (five quintillion bytes or five billion gigabytes) a year."
Both items at:

+ TiVo-lution (via ACM Queue)
A new and interesting read by Jim Barton (co-founder of TiVo and SVP). TiVo is
a piece of technology that reached "verb" status very quickly.
+ Bloggers and internet pundits are exerting a "disproportionately large
influence" on society (via The Guardian)
Both items at:

Aerial Imagery--Europe
Aerial Imagery for 63 European Cities

Public Broadcasting--Podcasts
Comprehensive Directory of Podcasts from Public Radio Stations
Not only a directory but also a real-time guide to what public stations around
the world are streaming. Think TV Guide + public radio streams.

Gary D. Price, MLIS
Director of Online Information Resources,
Editor, ResourceShelf and DocuTicker

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Gary D. Price, MLIS
Director of Online Information Resources,
Editor, ResourceShelf and DocuTicker
Gary Price Library Research and Internet Consulting

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