Friday, June 15, 2007

My Favorite Thesaurus

We felines need just the right term when we "meow". So, when I am flummoxed for just the right word, I turn to Roget's online thesaurus .

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Webopedia--Definitions For Computer-Related Terms

Are you confused about a particular computer technology-related term? Webopedia can help. Webopedia is an online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology definitions. From "RAID" to "SSL" to "proxy server", it's all here; just type into the search box the term for which you are seeking a definition.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Miranda Anniversary

Forty-one years ago, on June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court decided Miranda v. Arizona and "Miranda warnings" became part of the American legal landscape. For an overview of the interesting facts behind the crime, the investigation, the court process, and Ernesto Miranda's life after the decision (with photos and excerpts from trial testimony), take a look at "Miranda vs. Arizona: The Crime That Changed American Justice," from the Court TV Crime Library, and "You Have the Right to Remain Silent" (American Heritage, August/September, 2006), archived at

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat