Monday, March 12, 2012

Tech Tools You Can Use

We were able to find a several tech tools we believe will be helpful to you.  We will add each of these to our links lists, but until then give these sites a try.

College Search Database includes information and data on over 7,000 U.S. colleges, universities and higher education institutions. Information presented includes college address and contact details, tuition, expenses and fees, financial aid options, admissions information, application contacts, degree programs and majors, graduation rates, retention rates, campus crime statistics, athletics groups, and much more. All data presented is provided directly by each individual college via annual surveys sponsored by state and federal government agencies (i.e, National Center for Education Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, etc.) As such, all data is free from commercial bias and is updated regularly.



Consumer Guide on Toll-Free Numbers for Video Relay Service (VRS) & IP Relay Service  This video in American Sign Language describes new Federal Communication Commission (FCC) rules on the use of local telephone numbers for VRS and IP Relay so that people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing have access to toll-free telephone numbers. For more information about the FCC’s ten-digit numbering requirements, read the consumer guides for Internet-based TRS and emergency call handling procedures Internet-based TRS.




EditMinion  is a robotic copy editor to help you refine your writing by finding common mistakes.


NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints,photographs and more.



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