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Digital Philatelic Studies, Why Aren’t There More?

Digital philately grew into adolescence when Digital Philatelic Studies (DPS) became recognized in the hobby a few years ago. There were a few competitions, and it appeared digital studies were finally on their way to acceptance as another avenue to

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Collected Works – Stamps in the Classroom

An older article ‘Collected Works‘ in the New York Times education section by Sierra Prasada Millman and Javaid Khan presents a lesson plan that might still prove of value to teachers in their classrooms. Very interesting approach in studying and

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Enjoyment of Stamp Collecting Has Scientific Foundation

The Ask.com web site has an article on the science of stamp collecting – Enjoyment of Stamp Collecting Has Scientific Foundation by John Finch which also discusses specialty groups. “Stamp Collecting is More Than a Child’s Pastime.” While the quote is a cute

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Optimize Google Search – Part 2

Janet Klug, WE Think – Vol 3 No 4 Using Google’s search for images will frequently lead you to one or more images that would be useful for your research. Most of the time you can save the images you

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Optimize Google Search – Part 1

Janet Klug, WE Think – Vol 3 No 3 Google is more than just a search engine. It also contains: Web content Images Scholarly papers Book search (searches full text) Video More is being added all the time! Most Google

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Which Search Engines do You Use – Poll

When performing a search for information to use in our hobby, we all want relevant results that are simple to use. Which general purpose web search engine do you find valuable when using one?

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