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Mon
11
Jan
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How to: View, Create Libraries in Windows 10

Infopackets Reader Tim G. writes: " Dear Dennis, Since I upgraded to Windows 10, I cannot find how to view or create Libraries. Previously I was using Windows 7 and used Libraries extensively to sort my files. Can you help? " My response: The ... Libraries feature in Windows 10 is somewhat hidden, but you can make it viewable if you do the following: Click Start and then click This PC. A Windows File Explorer window will open; at the top left of the screen you will see the following tabs: File, Computer, and View. Click the View tab. The first option is Navigation Pane; click that, and then click ... (view more)

Thu
10
Jan
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Library of Congress Compiling Huge Twitter Archive

The U.S. Library of Congress has completed its archive of every Twitter post during the first four years following the site's launch. Unfortunately, making that archive useful has proven extremely difficult. Back in April 2010, the Library of ... Congress signed a deal to archive Twitter posts, known as 'tweets.' The Library's Gayle Osterberg says those tweets are an important and valid research source. "As society turns to social media as a primary method of communication and creative expression, social media is supplementing, and in some cases supplanting, letters, journals, serial publications ... (view more)

Mon
19
Sep
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Amazon Planning Kindle Subscription Service

Amazon is said to be considering a library-style subscription service that will allow users to read multiple books on its Kindle e-reader for a single fee. However, it appears publishers may not like the idea. It's reported that Amazon is currently ... in talks with publishing firms about the service, which would be offered to Amazon Prime customers. Originally, Prime (which costs $79 per year) simply entitled members to free two-day shipping across the US on all items, no matter their value. Amazon has since added access to a limited range of online streaming movies and television shows, so book ... (view more)

Mon
28
Feb
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'AceMoney Lite 4.15', and 'fishCode Library (Free Note Edition) 17.6'

AceMoney Lite 4.15 AceMoney makes it easy to manage multiple accounts of different types, create and manage budgets, juggle finances in multiple currencies, track spending habits, record expenses, transfer among accounts, and do on-line banking. ... Many other features are instantly usable without prior experience in accounting. Note: scroll down to get the freeware version. The blue "download full version" button / link is not the freeware version. http://www.mechcad.net fishCode Library (Free Note Edition) 17.6 Library .NET (Free Note Edition) is a personal notes and information ... (view more)

Fri
09
Apr
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'Ipad Peek', and 'Process Library'

Ipad Peek Interested to find out how your very own web site looks and feels on the brand new Apple iPad -- but not keen on spending hundreds of dollars? Online iPad simulator shows you how your web site looks and plays on the iPad. ... http://ipadpeek.com Process Library Process Library is a comprehensive online library of processes for everyone who needs to know the exact nature and purpose of every process that should, and should not, be running on their PC. A handy tool for keeping a close eye on system security. http://www.processlibrary.com Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy ... (view more)

Thu
19
Oct
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University of Wisconsin: Google's Newest Library Partnership

Announced last week, the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) is the newest post-secondary institution to join Google's controversial library project -- a venture that strives to provide user access to various library collections and digital ... reference materials. The project, dubbed Google Book Search, utilizes the same technology as the company's main search engine and allows users to wade through millions of publications by searching for a particular phrase or topic. Google's project was launched last year with five renowned libraries participating: Harvard University, Stanford University, ... (view more)

Fri
23
Sep
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Book Collector Review

Synopsis: Are you a bookworm? Do you own so many books that it's next to impossible to locate a favorite novel? Tired of all the clutter and wish you had an organized method to categorize your books? Introducing: Book Collector -- a library program ... that helps you catalog your book collection into a meaningful list of organized data! With Book Collector, you can: catalog books without typing, instantly sort your lists, view book cover thumbnails, search your book library, print book lists, export book lists to HTML (for the web), and track your book loans. Book Collector: Screenshots Click to ... (view more)

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