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Open Access Self-archiving: an Introduction A report of the findings of a large-scale survey of scholarly researcher behaviour with respect to open access, specifically the 'green' route to OA via self-archiving. The Introduction serves as a stand-alone starter document for those wishing to acquaint themselves with self-archiving without too much pain. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 10:45 p.m..

Desk-top Study of Web-based Heritage Related Educational Resources The study was commissioned by the Australian Council of National Trusts in conjunction with the Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific at Deakin University. The findings will be used to assist the Australian Council of National Trusts, Canberra to develop an educational website, and provide a resource for heritage education. Purpose of study The general objective was to investigate existing web-based educational resources and programs offered through English-language, heritage related organisations, both in Australia and internationally, in order to:  to scope out the availa From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Australia's Living National Treasures The National Trust provides the list which was first released in 1997. The list included famous Australians who have been recognised for their work and contribution in different areas. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Technology Across the Curriculum A database containing over 150 projects describing assignments developed to help students improve information technology proficiency as well as learn the subject matter. Assignments are grouped by year, department or by IT goal or may be searched independently on various fields. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 20, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..

Abacus Java This site is a java based abacus applet where you can set up how many rows you want, where you want to put the decimal, what number base system you want, and even what countries style of abacus you want displayed. If you go to the menu you will find more options such as roman numerals and a pretty good demo. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 20, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..

Western Civilization Webography Project Student reviews of websites about the history of Western Civlization. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 20, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..

Survey of U.S. History Divided into four chronological periods, these modules cover a variety of topics, including indentured servitude, runaway slaves, popular culture in the 19th century, and advertisements in the early 20th century. Modules were developed to build information technology proficiency, students build web pages, complete online assignments, perform online research and use technology in historical analysis. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 20, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..

Understanding Genetics The tutorials for understanding genetics here are top flight learning materials from GlaxoSmithKline. The company hosting the website researches the genetic basis of common diseases and other genetic subjects. The site also has a Genetics for Kids section here that has been reviewed previously on the Sampler. From Golden Swamp on June 20, 2005 at 4:30 p.m..

Touchscreen Tech - The Lifebook B6000 from Fujitsu Another classy offering from Fujitsu, the Lifebook B6000, is primarily aimed at those working in the field of healthcare. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on June 20, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..

Human Technology - an Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments The journal presents innovative, peer-reviewed articles that explore the issues and challenges surrounding the human role in all areas of our ICT-infused societies. The journal seeks to draw research from multiple scientific disciplines with an eye toward how applied technology can affect human existence or how it can, for instance, foster personal development and enhance research and development in industry, education, communication and other fields. Volume 1, Number 1, April 2005 contents: Editor's Introduction: The Challenges and Opportunities of Human Technology, Pertti Saariluoma; Th From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 2:48 a.m..

Wikiversity A free, open learning environment and research community. You can find online courses about many different topics here, and create courses of your own. Wikiversity is part of Wikibooks, a collection of open content textbooks that anyone can edit. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 1:44 a.m..

D-Lib Magazine, June 2005, Vol. 11 No. 6 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. In this issue: Plenty of Room at the Bottom? Personal Digital Libraries and Collections, Neil Beagrie; A Standards-based Solution for the Accurate Transfer of Digital Assets, Jeroen Bekaert, Herbert Van de Sompel; Digital Preservation: Architecture and Technology for Trusted Digital Repositories, Ronald Jantz, Michael J. Giarlo; Building Interoperability for United Kingdom Historic Environment Informa From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 1:15 a.m..

FSF/UNESCO Free Software Directory The Free Software Directory is a project of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Included is free software that runs under free operating systems, particularly the GNU operating system and its GNU/Linux variants. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 1:15 a.m..

Mobile Web Initiative World Wide Web technologies have become the key enablers for access to the Internet through desktop and notebook computing platforms. Web technologies have the potential to play the same role for Internet access from mobile devices. However, today, mobile Web access suffers from interoperability and usability problems that make the Web difficult to use for most mobile phone subscribers. W3C’s From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 12:25 a.m..

Database of Virtual Art The Database of Virtual Art documents the rapidly evolving field of digital installation art. This complex, research-oriented overview of immersive, interactive, telematic and genetic art has been developed in cooperation with established media artists, researchers and institutions. From EdNA Online on June 20, 2005 at 12:25 a.m..

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