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Archive: December, 2006

Mac OS X Widget

Along the same lines as the Firefox toolbar we released a couple of months ago, we have now released a Dashboard widget to be used on Mac OS X. Widgets are simply “mini-applications that allow you to perform common tasks and provide you with fast access to information.” The HBLL widget allows you to quickly …

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Firefox Toolbar

The Firefox browser (from Mozilla) has gained popularity because it is capable of extensive customization. Using this capability, the library has created a toolbar for Firefox that will allow you to perform several different types of searches directly from your Firefox browser. Here is a complete list of the features available in the toolbar: Direct …

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Database Descriptions

If you go to any subject page you will notice that to the right of the database title there is a small blue “i” icon. If you click on the icon, a window pops up that gives you more information about that particular database. We suspect that very few people actually use this valuable resource. …

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Finding Databases

Currently, to find a database you must either go to a subject page or go to the databases A-Z page. If you know the exact database you are looking for, you must either go to an appropriate subject page or scroll through approximately 1,400 links on the databases A-Z page before you can access the …

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