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03 December 2006

01 December 2006

New Media and Cyberculture library resouces

Library Resources for communication studies site; here, suggested keywords for searches, reference works, periodical indexes, web sites, professional associations, journals and trade publications, statistical sources. updated 2004.

BUBL LINK: Media studies

a UK portal's link to media links portals; some entries here will be new to US academics

27 November 2006

SEOmoz's Web 2.0 Awards

March 06; useful discursive comparison by judges of top contenders in each of many categories, which rhetorically can be used to teach students how to write about the Internet; sizeable honorable mention lists

What Should I Read Next?

by 9 others
Like many web2.0 search sites, you tell it what you like and it builds a profile of your preferences. Film and entertainment addition in development.

INTERNET TREASURES OR VERY USEFUL LINKS... AND FREE TOOLS

by 10 others
Portal with wide variety of categories; most useful are the evaluative and descriptive annotations for each entry, so you can see how the possible "consumer opinion," for example, sites vary. Place to find free reference tools.

26 November 2006

PublicRadioFan.com

by 9 others
a radio listening site: schedule listings for thousands of public radio stations and programs around the world

21 November 2006

20 November 2006

MRQE - Movie Review Query Engine

by 1 other
perhaps an improvement over Rotten Tomatoes, also gives links to blogs that dealt with a given film; worth a try

18 November 2006

Communication Studies Resources: The University of Iowa

one of the largest set of links, updated regularly, to all aspects of communication; many political themes; a wide range of disciplinary approaches included; highly recommended

16 November 2006

13 November 2006

Anthro.Net Research Engine: Anthropology and Archaeology

by 2 others
large portal, includes cultural geography, ethnic studies, visual arts, postmodern anthropology

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

by 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.

11 November 2006

similicio.us - find similar sites

this toolbar extension lets you see what other related sites might be, what delicious users looked at the site you are at; works best with smaller, more specific sites; I got good leads in photography, looking for surprises

Overview Map "digital enlightenment: research"

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.

06 November 2006

Pandia Powersearch, all-in-one list of search engines and directories

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new search engine that also has useful tutorial on how to search and explanations of all the major search engines; good for college students to learn how to use Internet most effectively

02 November 2006

SocioSite

a very large sociology site from the University of Amsterdam; of particular interest are a section on web sociology and one on famous sociology; site is full of both explanations and links to other full text articles