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BestThinking.com brings new model to online content publishing

(techjournalsouth.com): One problem with sites that support themselves and their content providers solely with advertising is that they tend to run search engine bait to attract traffic. A new site, BestThinking.com, live only 90 days, has already made it to the top five sites nominated for Mashable's Open Web Access Awards in the "Best Site for Publisher's" category. Bringing unique technology to the table, Best Thinking creates a new model for combining open access with quality content.
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Invisible libraries lift veil on content

(Informationworldreview.com): As the backbone of the UK's information infrastructure, libraries have to work hard to keep pace with the rapid technology-driven changes in how users search for and use information. It is this tradition that has spawned the virtual libraries possessed by major institutions. But the virtual library can be more than just a wall-less, digital or even invisible entity.
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Squeezing Web Sites Onto Cellphones

(wsj.com): As people spend more time on their cellphones, many companies are considering taking their message boards, user forums and blogs to mobile devices. But, issues such as how users can share programming code, which are large files, need to be resolved. Many companies, including technology giant Hewlett-Packard Co., are discussing ways to build their first Web sites specifically for wireless users.
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E-Readers: They're Hot Now, But the Story Isn't Over

(wsj.com): Forrester Research estimates 900,000 e-readers will sell in the U.S. in November and December. But e-reader buyers may be sinking cash into a technology that could become obsolete. While the shiny glass-and-metal reading gadgets offer some whiz-bang features like wirelessly downloading thousands of books, many also restrict the book-reading experience in ways that trusty paperbacks haven't, such as limiting lending to a friend.
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Social Media Help Generate Science 2.0

(Internetevolution.com): The idea that the Internet might be used for scientific collaboration shouldn't come as much of a surprise, since the Web's predecessor was originally created as a way to connect researchers at different institutions so they could solve problems together. That said, however, collaboration has accelerated over the past several years, thanks in part to the increasing popularity of social media, or Web 2.0 tools, which have collectively lowered the barriers to online interaction for scientific researchers.
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