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January 2007

November 2006

A Research Guide for Students - Site Map

by jlesage
a very large portal for students and teachers, including how to search, formatting of research papers, and many content links

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by jlesage
my tagcloud from stumbleupon; just discovered I could import my delicious tags and comments there. Stumbleupon is my newest obsessively visited site.

ShopWiki

by jlesage & 2 others
"ShopWiki actively crawls more than 180,000 online stores to ensure you’ll find the products you want at the best prices." For a class looking at web2.0 apps, it's the kind of thing students would enjoy playing with.

Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need

by jlesage & 9 others
how to refine a topic and its searches; updated for web 2.0 and specialty searching; good for anyone starting to do Internet research on a topic and will take you to some previously unused search tools

Squidoo

by jlesage & 1 other
social bookmarking portal lets users share expertise on some subject; room for author's comments and explanations; more discursive than delicious; less writing than a blog; see "Visual Thinking," also "Ephemeral Films"

Research Beyond Google: 119 Authoritative, Invisible, and Comprehensive Resources | OEDb

by jlesage & 7 others
The invisible web, or deep web, is estimated to be 500 times bigger than the searchable web and comprises databases and results of specialty search engines that the popular search engines can't index.

Fifty Ways to Take Notes

by jlesage & 31 others
both online and offline, include clippings or your own musings or both

Overview Map "digital enlightenment: research"

by jlesage
a visual map, with links, of how to use metasites for knowledge acquisition, research, and reading online; author has other such maps on his site; useful for students as mode of presenting info and for info itself.

Back to School with the Class of Web 2.0: Part 3

by jlesage & 1 other
Oct 06, review of software potentially useful to students and teachers; overview useful for folks interested in thinking about Internet and education in new ways

LibraryThing | Catalog your books online

by jlesage & 58 others
You sign up, enter the name of a book, then find out what other folks who liked that book also liked; a tag cloud for the book leads to other books on this topic. Quite addictive, and I just used it to look at the info. around one book.

October 2006

HowStuffWorks - Learn how Everything Works!

by jlesage & 4 others
Check out how blogs work, how MySpace works, how DSL works, how digital cameras work; also how to buy....

June 2006

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