The Netscape Museum

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If you\'re into the short history of the web, be sure to
check
out the \"Netscape Museum\" HERE

  \"Origin of a Browser\" is a project dedicated to web
archaeology - the study and preservation of rapidly
disappearing artifacts associated with the Early Netscape
Period

Everyone is an expert on the web

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The NYTimes has a story on the proliferation of so called expert sites on the web. They liken it to a virtual library, with out the \"intimidation\".
\"I think sometimes people are looking to avoid going to a professional,\" Mr. Russo said. \"Sometimes it\'s easier to not be face to face with someone.\" Visitors to most of these expert sites can disguise their identities by adopting screen names and can even choose to have their questions and answers hidden from public view.

Open policy aided rare-book theft from Lawrence library

Eight valuable books taken from locked display case. Read about it Here. From the Post-Crescent.

Lawrence University\'s Seeley G. Mudd Library Heritage Room is some book nook. The curtained, dimly lit alcove is home to a collection of 2,600 rare volumes dating from the 16th
century. Some of the volumes in the Heritage Room are illuminated manuscripts. Some are art books designed to be pieces of art themselves.

Although it houses a book collector\'s wealth of treasure, the room is not under lock and key.

What is Cyber Space

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A good read from Boston.com discussing just what this thing called Cyberspace is. I\'m not sure what or where it is, but I know I\'m there an awful lot.

No one had even heard of cyberspace until William Gibson coined the term in his 1984 cyberpunk novel NEUROMANCER. Now just about everyone in the industrialized world seems to know about it. But even scholars who have spent years studying it can\'t agree on what it really is.

Malicious HTML

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CERT has issued a Report warning internet uses of malicious HTML.
They also posted a Solution Here
A web site may inadvertently include malicious HTML tags or script in a dynamically generated page based on unvalidated input from untrustworthy sources. This can be a problem when a web server does not adequately ensure that generated pages are properly encoded to prevent unintended execution of scripts, and when input is not validated to prevent malicious HTML from being presented to the user.

Sarasota library debuts e-mail reading club

The Sarasota FL News has a very interesting Story on the first Email Book club.Certainly a great idea that promotes the library, and makes it easier for patrons to find great books.

This is not your traditional reading club, with a handful of people discussing a work of fiction. Rather, it\'s a new kind of library outreach aimed at time-challenged, tech-savvy book lovers.
\"Monday through Friday, a chapter of a new best-selling book will be e-mailed directly to you,\" Burns said. \"Over the week you get the first two or three chapters of the book.\"