Friday, October 29, 2010

FOR for the week of Nov.1

Featured Online Resource
Nov 1, 2010

Every week, the Ort Library brings you a new and outstanding resource from the Web or from one of the library's databases. To get an archive of all FOR entries, click here. Also, you can suggest a website that provides well-organized access to useful info.

THIS WEEK'S Featured Online Resource
360 City World Panoramic Photography

360 city uses Google Earth technology and high-resolution photography to give panoramic, full-circle views from around the world. View the interior of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a Los Angeles mariachi party, Tokyo's Shin hutako bridge, and hundreds of other items.

A good place to start is the map page, which pinpoints 360-viewable locations. From the homepage, you can search or avail yourself of many browsing options.

Once you view a photo, click the mouse and drag the picture in any direction you want, including tilting up and down.