YouTube

It’s Here: The Library of Congress YouTube Channel!

Oh, happy day!  The Library of Congress YouTube Channel is officially open!

Timeless treasures and contemporary presentations from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. As the world’s preeminent reservoir of knowledge, we are the steward of millions of recordings dating from the earliest Edison films to the present. In addition, we sponsor events, lectures and concerts that are free and open to the public. More about the Library: http://www.loc.gov/about

You can visit the channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/LibraryOfCongress .  Here is a sample video:

More Library of Congress 2.0: YouTube and iTunes!

I was thrilled to read this news today:  fueled by the success of the Flickr project, Library of Congress is adding content to iTunes and YouTube!  Read more about these exciting developments at Network World!

Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak and Recall Pageflakes Information Portal

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Check out my latest Pageflakes Pagecast on the peanut butter salmonella outbreak and recall! My portal includes:

  • The official CDC/FDA Peanut Butter recalled products widget
  • Latest news feeds from Google News
  • The latest blog entries from the official CDC/FDA blog on the peanut butter salmonella outbreak
  • Videos on the outbreak from the FDA YouTube Channel
  • Podcasts from the CDC on the outbreak
  • One of the official badges with information for citizens to call for more info on the peanut butter products recall
  • The RSS feed for the FDA Recall Twitter Twitterstream
  • My favorite bookmarks via del.icio.us
  • Widgets to two of my GALE databases for students to search

SlideShare Meets YouTube

Did you know you can now embed YouTube videos into your SlideShare presentations?  After you add your presentation, just “edit” your show, and you will see a tab that allows you to select the spot to insert your YouTube video.  It is super easy!  Here is an example of how I used this feature for a presentation I did last Friday:

For more info, visit this page or take a peek blow:

Resource: eNotes YouTube Channel

Did you know eNotes has a YouTube channel featuring Video Study Guides to Classic Works of Literature from eNotes.com? You can visit their YouTube Channel or browse the 70+ videos!
http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=enotes1&view=videos

id you know eNotes has a YouTube channel featuring Video Study Guides to Classic Works of Literature from eNotes.com? You can visit their YouTube Channel or browse the 70+ videos!

Be sure to check out this fabulous study tool!

This is a great resource for high school students who may need a little extra help with those classics!