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Legal Information Online from Nolo and Infopeople

Be sure to let your customers know that Nolo Press has podcasts online. You can listen at the site, download a file using iTunes or subscribe via RSS. As of February 1, there were 52 topics available in the following categories
• Legal News
• Business and Human Resources
• Patents, Copyright and Art
• Wills and Estate Planning
• Property and Money
• Family Law and Immigration
• Rights and Disputes


The Power of user-generated content online

No matter how you feel about YouTube, you will find lots to ponder regarding the impact of user-generated content by reading a recent article in the Sacramento Bee titled "Media Savvy: Liberal viewer is watching." The article describes the endeavors of "Allen Asch, 41, a stay-at-home dad and a former public defender in Placer County and Missouri" posting as LiberalViewer.


New U.S. Travel Initiatives

Effective January 23, 2007, some new travel rules are going into effect. The U.S. State Dept. has created an FAQ that answers questions you or your patrons may have. Here's the skinny: if you are traveling by air to Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, or Bermuda youi will be required to present a valid U.S. passport. This change is for air travel only.


Book Burro: Cool Web 2.0 Tool

Book Burro is a Web 2.0 extension for Firefox and Flock. When it senses you are looking at a page that contains a book, it will overlay a small panel you can open to see prices at online bookstores AND whether the book is available at a library close to your home.
By entering your zip code, Book Burro uses Open WorldCat's web service to display local availability. For more information on how it works, see the blog.



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