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Facebook Can Improve Self-Esteem
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Using Facebook can have a positive influence on the self-esteem of college students, according to a new study from researchers at Cornell University.

This is probably because Facebook allows them to put their best face forward, said Jeffrey Hancock, associate professor of communication at Cornell University and co-author of “Mirror, Mirror on my Facebook Wall: Effects of Exposure to Facebook on Self-Esteem” published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking.

Cornell University Joins Google Library Project
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Attending Cornell University as an undergrad will cost you around $17,000 per semester.  But if you just want to look through the school’s libraries, it’s free – some of their content will become available to everyone, thanks to an arrangement with Google’s Library Project.

New Book Search Deals for Microsoft

Cornell University and Kirtas Technologies, a maker of scanners and digitization software said Tuesday that they had signed deals with Microsoft to support its Windows Live Book Search Project. Microsofts answer to Google Book Search, announced in late 2004.