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Happy Days Are Here Again

Submitted by Leo Klein on Tue, 10/9/07 (5:43pm)
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The Adobe Creative Suite 3 just came in.

Ethics in Illinois

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 10/8/07 (2:50pm)

il_seal.gifThe annual online State of Illinois Ethics test is coming round again. All State of Illinois employees have to take it.

This is the test that famously disqualified thousands of participants last year not for getting the answers wrong but for getting them right in too little time.

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Cubs Victory? It's in the Lord's Hands

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 10/6/07 (4:58pm)
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The Chicago Sun-Times is invoking a higher authority in its efforts to bring victory to the Cubs.

UPDATE: Alas, Lord doesn't come through (or even worse, prefers Arizona). O Tempora! O Mores!

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LibSite.org to Be Featured in ProQuest Publication

Submitted by Leo Klein on Tue, 10/2/07 (6:02pm)

LibSite.org I just got word from Tina at ProQuest that they're going to use LibSite.org in one of their training publications as "a good example of library-related website design".

Needless to say, I was delighted to hear the news and look forward to receiving a copy of the final product!

Do Banned Books Matter?

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 9/29/07 (8:13pm)

bbwweb100x100_2007.gifToday is the first day of Banned Books Week. There are hundreds if not thousands of events happening throughout the nation.

New 'CensorFree' Option Now Offered by Telcos

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 9/29/07 (12:41pm)

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[Spoof based on the latest attempts at censorship by telco giants AT&T & Verizon]

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Chicago Cubs Win Central Division

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 9/29/07 (11:30am)

Cubs LogoTalk about baggage! The Chicago Cubs "clinch" the Central Division and the Sun-Times has to remind us of the following unhappy legacy:

...[P]layers insisted this is only the beginning of their quest to end 98 years of empty and heartbreaking Octobers.

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Current Cites for September 2007

Submitted by Leo Klein on Fri, 9/28/07 (10:03pm)

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Current Cites for September 2007 is out! You can find the issue here...

OneWebDay at UIC

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sun, 9/23/07 (11:41am)

Students and Staff at UIC talk about what the Web means to them. The clip contains excerpts of 17 interviews taken over a series of days in observance of OneWebDay 2007.

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