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Archive for February, 2005

Watch That Page

Friday, February 11th, 2005

Read more about it at Low Threshold Applications (see below)

LTA #35 — Monitoring Web Page Changes: http://www.WatchThatPage.com

or go straight to http://www.WatchThatPage.com/ to learn more about this website tracking tool.

Low Threshold Applications

Friday, February 11th, 2005

Low Threshold Applications
…an application of technology that is reliable, accessible, easy to learn, non-intimidating and (incrementally) inexpensive.

This site offers tips on a variety of easy technology tricks and tips. Lots of good stuff for librarians interested in utilizing technology that actually works.

Collaborating With Blogs And Wikis

Thursday, February 10th, 2005

An interesting article from Steven Cohen’s Library Stuff blog on using weblogs and wikis to promote colloboration in library environments:

Making Collaboration Work With Weblogs And Wikis

Pew Internet & American Life Project: Search Engine Users

Thursday, February 10th, 2005

Pew Internet & American Life Project: Search Engine Users

Bloglines for Librarians

Thursday, February 10th, 2005

Bloglines for Librarians in Three (and a half) Easy Steps

Here’s an easy tutorial on using RSS with the free Bloglines tool.

Bloglines for Librarians in Three (and a half) Easy Steps

Telemedicine Information Exchange

Tuesday, February 8th, 2005

The Telemedicine Information Exchange is a comprehensive, international, quality-filtered resource for information about telemedicine, telehealth, and telemedicine/telehealth related activities funded through the National Library of Medicine. The Web site provides an array of information on telemedicine including establishing a program and finding funding. There’s even a “what’s new” in bi-monthly column and an introduction to telemedicine.

Telemedicine Information Exchange

Connotea, An Experimental Bookmarking Service for Scientists

Monday, February 7th, 2005

Connotea is a social bookmarking service that allows researchers to share links to articles of interest. It is similar to the social bookmarking site, del.icio.us but is intended for researches in the science fields. Users post links to articles in a public forum where they can be shared with others with similar interests.

Connotea homepage
more information about Connotea

CSS: Cascading Style Sheets Made Easy

Monday, February 7th, 2005

If you build web pages and are interested in using cascading style sheets for dictating the look and feel of your webpage, this is a great starting point.

http://www.webreference.com/programming/easy_css/index.html

A Primer for Designing Accessible Web Pages

Friday, February 4th, 2005

A great introduction to creating web pages that are accessible for all users.

Accessibility From The Ground Up: A Primer for the Web designer

Government Portal Links Users to Wealth of Geographic Data

Friday, February 4th, 2005

From beSpacific:

“Through the Geospatial One Stop portal, anyone can access geospatial information from federal agencies and a growing number of state, local, tribal and private agencies through one comprehensive and comprehensible portal.”