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INA Médiathèque The French National Audio-visual institute, L'INA, grants free online access to its audio and visual archive so that material may be used for educational purposes. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 7, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Der Weg Online version of a magazine that presents items on German states, cities, well-known persons, history, culture, literature, and other topics. Intended for students (including learners) of German, recommended (by the authors) for use in German courses. The articles (and accompanying audio files) are rated according to level of difficulty, and they include vocabulary explanations. (The authors are bible missionaries/evangelists, and offer related materials on the site.) From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 7, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Visual Basic .NET tutorials for Beginners An extensive beginners course in VB .NET. Assumes that users have no knowledge of programming. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 7, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Web Style Guide - 2nd Edition Covers valuable information for Web page developers. Updated version of the Yale Style Guide. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 7, 2005 at 10:30 a.m..


Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century Companion site to video series: Power of Place includes educational and professional development resources for teachers and classrooms. From Recent Items on March 7, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


The Free Course TheFreeCourse.com is a free educational database that contains numerous free online courses, tutorials and web based training courses. The courses cover many topics in the areas of business, computing, languages, soft skills, sciences, sports and hobbies. From EdNA Online on March 7, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Romanian collections at the Library of Congress The Web Site "Romanian collections at the Library of Congress" has been compiled to provide an overview of the holdings and is of particular use to post-graduates and researchers working on the present-day and historical territory of Romania and Moldova. The site claims that the holdings are probably the largest outside Romania and Moldova, with nearly 75,000 volumes. The emphasis is clearly on the post-war period but there are titles dating back to the seventeenth century. Of importance to historians of Romania and East Europe, are the eighteenth century works by Prince Dimitrie Cantemir, in From New Humbul Resources on March 7, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Russian collections at the Library of Congress "Russian collections at the Library of Congress" is an excellent online guide to the vast holdings of the LOC on Russia and the former Soviet Union. The collections consist of over 700,000 volumes in Russian and a similar number of volumes in other languages about Russia and the former Soviet Union. It is particularly strong in emigre literature, Soviet-era posters, and 1980s film. Bolstered by the Yudin Collection (over 100,000 volumes from Russia's largest private library), the holdings also boast Fedorov's 'Apostol' of 1564 and the Ostrog Bible of 1580. Music, law, scie From New Humbul Resources on March 7, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


South Slavic collections at the Library of Congress The Web site "South Slavic collections at the Library of Congress" is extremely useful for postgraduates, researchers and academics working on the territories of: the former Yugoslavia; Croatia; Slovenia; Bosnia-Hercegovina; Serbia; Montenegro; Macedonia; Bulgaria; and the Austro-Hungarian empire. This site is particularly useful for directing users to other areas of the LOC holdings in which they might find useful materials. The excellent rare books section contains the Plochev collection of the first Bulgarian books published, the oldest Croatian book 'Missale Glagoliticum' from From New Humbul Resources on March 7, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Notes From Innovations '05 Conference My particular interest in this conference was for Ocotillo related activities, hybrids/online, E-Portfolio, Learning Objects, and Emerging Technologies. These are my notes from those sessions. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 7, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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