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Thinking Critically, Seventh Edition
John Chaffee et al.
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Chapter 7: Forming and Applying Concepts

What Are Concepts? (p. 311)

Concept Carz: Prototype Vehicles

http://www.conceptcarz.com/

This site provides some great pictures and a wealth of information about various makes and models of vehicles, including concept carsvehicles conceived by car companies but produced in often limited quantities (sometimes only one). Check out the 2002 Lamborghini Diablo, for example. (The ’99 model sold for about $300,000.)

Using Concepts to Classify (p. 327)

http://www.oclc.org/dewey/

For anyone who wants to know everything there is to know about the Dewey Decimal system of classification, this site is the place. Most people have encountered the Dewey Decimal System in the library, where it is used to organize books.

Looking Critically @ the Concepts of “Information” and “Ownership” (p. 334)

Cyberspace Law and Policy

http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/iclp/hp.html

Operated by the University of California at Los Angeles, this site provides resources for those interested in issues of legal ownership when it comes to the internet. There is also a full-text version of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, passed by Congress on October 12, 1998.

U.S. Copyright Office

http://www.loc.gov/copyright/

This website (part of the Library of Congress) provides information on copyright law (electronic and non-electronic) and the procedures for having work copyrighted.



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