D-Lib Magazine, January 2005 Vol. 11 No. 1 An electronic publication with a primary focus on digital library research and development, including but not limited to new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues. The articles include: Building Educational Portals atop Digital Libraries. Sean Fox, Cathy Manduca, Ellen Iverson; Trend Analysis of the Digital Library Community. Johan Bollen, Michael L. Nelson, Giridhar Manepalli, Giridhar Nandigam, Suchitra Manepalli; Understanding Faculty to Improve Content Recruitment for Institutional Repositories. Nancy Fried Foster, Susan Gibbons; Transparent Format Migration From EdNA Online on January 20, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..
Center for Southeast Asian Studies - Picture Archive This site of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, showcases a large collection of digitised photographs from various Southeast Asian countries. The images are arranged by country and there is also a search function for locating specific subjects. Each are clearly captioned and, although only relatively low-resolution versions are available online, you can order a CD-ROM from the Center containing all the photos in high resolution. From EdNA Online on January 20, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Student Outcome Indicators of Australian Higher Education Institutions, 2002 and 2003 Higher Education Performance Indicators for the years 1998 to 2000 were published by DEST in 2001 to provide various measures of performance, including student outcome indicators, of Australian Higher Education institutions. The aim of this paper is to present updated student outcome indicators for the years 2002 and 2003. Both basic ('crude') and adjusted ('adjusted') indicators are presented. Adjusted indicators take into account the differing characteristics of the student population between universities. From EdNA Online on January 20, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
Future of the Internet A Pew Internet & American Life Project. In a survey, technology experts and scholars evaluate where the network is headed in the next ten years. A wide-ranging survey of technology leaders, scholars, industry officials, and analysts finds that most internet experts expect attacks on the network infrastructure in the coming decade as the internet becomes more embedded in everyday and commercial life. They believe the dawning of the blog era will bring radical change to the news and publishing industry and they think the internet will have the least impact on religious institutions. From EdNA Online on January 20, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..
East Asia in World History - A Resource for Teachers This is an online course prepared by the East Asian Curriculum Project at Columbia University. It is designed as a resource site for teachers of history, geography and culture. It provides background information and curriculum materials relevant to teaching about East Asia, including primary source documents for students. The material is arranged in 14 topic sections which follow the US National Standards in World History. Each topic section includes: key points to consider, curriculum materials for the classroom, textbook references for teachers to consult, and video support resources for tea From Recent Items on January 20, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..
China Window This site is aimed at both tourists and business people and provides a large amount of information organised in seven categories: China Briefing, China Travel, China Market, China Business, China Economy, China Culture and China Directory. Most of the information appears to be quite up-to-date (posted in 2004), although there isn't much information about who is responsible for the site or where the information comes from. Nevertheless, the information appears to be quite good and would be worth a visit for those who want a broad introduction to Chinese culture and business. Note that some From Recent Items on January 20, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..
Enterprise Education Enterprise education section of the DEST website includes information about the Enterprise Learning for the 21st Century Initiative that will fund businesses, industry, education and community organisations to undertake innovative projects that support young people to build their enterprise skills, think creatively and reach their full potential. From EdNA Online on January 20, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..
Unsolved Mysteries of Human Health: How Scientists Study Toxic Chemicals The Unsolved Mysteries features cutting edge research and tools currently used by environmental health scientists in the Environmental Health Sciences Center and Marine and Freshwater Biomedical Sciences Center at Oregon State University. Users of the website are challenged with an environmental mystery that they need to solve by using specialized analytical equipment. The website includes interactive lab tours, online quizzes, interviews and links to scientists, glossary, and additional resources. From EdNA Online on January 19, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
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