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PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tag usability

07 December 2006

MultiSubmit beta >> One bookmark, so many possibilities

by 4 others
trying out a new way to submit bookmarks to various bookmarking sites

03 December 2006

EVERYTHING 2.0: KNOWLEDGE 2.0

by 1 other
links to knowledge sharing or knowledge management site; larger site is most comprehensive listing of web2.0 sites I have seen, organized into many categories; blogger is from Netherlands

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.

Digital Web Magazine

by 34 others
see Nov. 27 06 and earlier, "The Rise of Flash Video" by Tom Green; many articles of interest to both designers and theorists in this ejournal

Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society

by 2 others
"Our interests extend to the wondrous, the curious, the singular, the esoteric, the arcane, and the sometimes hazy frontier between the plausible and the implausible." a whacky collection

Gene Pool

by 2 others
a science game: "a virtual Darwinian aquarium .. you initiate a primordial soup, and .. check up on what Virtual Mother Nature is up to - about every 15 min. (or every few days)"

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

Google Help : Web Search Features

If you click on About Google on its home page, you can get to this page which lists the multiple services Google offers, an amazing array.

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.

Those Dark Hiding Places: The Invisible Web Revealed

by 4 others
a librarian teaches you about the dark web; originally written 2001, updated Oct. 2006

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

by 7 others
rather technical; useful list of many web2.0 bloggers; frequent comparison of sites serving a similar function

24 November 2006

Writing Demonstrations

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

Blogging

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

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

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.