Fire Maps, Roman Coins, Twitter, Free E-Books, More: Tuesday Morning Buzz, August 20, 2013
Family Tree Magazine has come out with its 2013 list of the 101 Best Web Sites for Genealogy.
There’s a new Web site that provides information on federal government salaries.
There’s a new database documenting coin hoards of the Roman Republic.
“The new web-based tool makes available in searchable form the contents of a database created by Dr. Lockyear of 694 Roman Republican coin hoards and the 115,000 coins that they contain. The new tool, which is based on the Numishare technology, makes it possible to browse, search, map and analyze the evidence of Roman coin finds in new ways.”
Google is running an experiment that gives site details in search results, and Google Operating System shows you how you can participate.
What? A new Web directory? It’s launching September 1, and I’m keeping an eye on Isoosi.
Nice find from LibraryStuff: Malay documents to be digitized.
Interesting: Twitter has launched a new feature that shows headlines related to a tweet.
PC World has a quick article on finding free e-books.
Now available from Penn State: a large archive of fire insurance maps for Pennsylvania.
High School students can now join LinkedIn. Lemme know if you want me to endorse you for Okra Folding. Good morning, Internet…