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24 November 2006

Writing Demonstrations

by jlesage
interactive demonstrations of Conducting Electronic Searches; useful both for the information contained and as a demo of web design and writing instructional media in a library context; the larger site is a resource for writers.

23 November 2006

22 November 2006

ArtLex on New Media

by jlesage
entry in big art site has many links and hypertext connections to trace out; useful

Sharpening 101

by jlesage & 1 other
an explantion of what sharpening in Photoshop does and the theory behind it, plus workarounds

self portraits -- imagining ourselves

by jlesage
you can contribute your own picture, a sketch, painting.

Blogging

by jlesage
short links page to information on blogging and representative blogs by types; a good place to start

soundtoys.net -

by jlesage
ejournal; interactive web soundtoys, artworks and related texts

Jo’s Toolkit for grassroots and student journalists

by jlesage
tips and links for lots of aspects of the media, both print and visual

StorySprawl Hyperfiction Story Creator

by jlesage
ongoing fiction sites that readers can contribute chapters to

Please help me find movies that end with the main character dying. | Ask MetaFilter

by jlesage
It's a query that garnered 135 comments and added film titles within ten days. It lets me think MetaFilter might be fun for students, to craft media-related questions that would get lots of responses, simple queries like this one.

21 November 2006

Adding meaning and value to information

by jlesage
what we do with information that might make it useful and desirable to others

Geography courses with websites Valparaiso University

by jlesage
Geography courses, both present and past, with exercises, links, bibliography. Also see Urban Studies and American Indian Studies. Understanding place as cultural should inform both fiction and non-fiction film.

Research on Place and Space

by jlesage & 1 other
huge portal site, across disciplines; "...other terms are sometimes used in place of place, such as home, dwelling, milieu, territory, and of course, space. None of these, though, are necessarily equivalent to the notion of place."

What Can We Do With Flickr? on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

by jlesage
how to create hotspots with popup notes on Flickr. Very useful for image analysis and assignment requiring students to comment on social aspects or formal aspects of image; or to formally critique them.

20 November 2006

iberry.com -- The academic porthole

by jlesage
publicly available courseware (lecture notes, handouts, slides, tutorial material, exam questions, quizzes, videos, demonstrations etc) from the world's universities, colleges and other educational institutes; other educational resources

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

by jlesage & 20 others
such things as i-pod handouts for folks who get one as a christmas gift

Listology: "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die"

by jlesage
lists like this give me ideas of what to look for in the library; the whole idea of "listology" is whacky and fun

Pajiba - Scathing Reviews for Bitchy People

by jlesage & 2 others
movie and tv review site, very current, well written, various authors

photos you likebetter: you are what you like

by jlesage
a charming game in which you pick which of two photos you like the best, supposedly revealing something about you

Fixings Shadows - Still Photography

by jlesage
work of individual photographers and photographs of historical and ethnographic interest and value, including a section on found photos

Conversations with Dina

by jlesage
post on how students did visual ethnography using Flickr and the tags people put there