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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 599.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: Museums and the Web 2002 <mw2002@ARCHIMUSE.COM> (50)
             Subject: Announcing the Best of the Web 2002

       [2] From: ubiquity <ubiquity@HQ.ACM.ORG> (14)
             Subject: Ubiquity 3.10

             Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 06:41:51 +0100
             From: Museums and the Web 2002 <mw2002@ARCHIMUSE.COM>
             Subject: Announcing the Best of the Web 2002

    Once again at Museums and the Web 2002, a panel of museum professionals
    recognized excellence in heritage web site design with the Best of the Web

    A panel of judges reviewed sites from around the world tha were nominated
    by the community. (See http://www.archimuse.com/mw2002/best/ for lists of
    the judges and of the sites nominated.)

    And the Winners are ...

    Best Overall Site -- 2002

            * The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame *
            * http://www.ballgame.org *

    Best On-line Exhibition or Activity Site

            * Jasenovac: Holocaust Era in Croatia 1941-1945 *
            * http://www.ushmm.org/jasenovac *

    Best E-Services Solution

            * Art Trails *
            * http://amol.org.au/art_trails *

       Best Educational Use

            * OLogy *
            * http://www.ology.amnh.org *

       Best Innovative or Experimental Application

            * Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht *
            * http://www.nhmmaastricht.nl *

       Best Museum Professional's Site

            * Australian Museums and Galleries OnLine (AMOL) *
            * http://amol.org.au *

       Best Research Site, Museum Search Engine or On-line Database

            * Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History
            * http://paleo.amnh.org *

    Congratulations to the teams who worked on these winning sites. Judges
    comments on the winners can be found linked to the category pages at

    MW2002 Papers On-Line

    If you were unable to make it to the Museums and the Web Conference,
    conference papers are available on-line, linked from their abstracts and
    from the overall speakers list. See

    Best wishes,

    jennifer, David and Flavia

    MW2002 Co-Chairs:
            David Bearman, Archives & Museum Informatics
            Flavia Sparacino, MIT Media Lab
            Jennifer Trant, Archives & Museum Informatics

    Museums and the Web Boston, Massachusetts Archives & Museum Informatics April 17-20, 2002 2008 Murray Ave, Suite D http://www.archimuse.com/mw2002/ Pittsburgh, PA 15217 phone +1 412 422 8530 USA fax +1 412 422 8594 ________

    --[2]------------------------------------------------------------------ Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 06:42:24 +0100 From: ubiquity <ubiquity@HQ.ACM.ORG> Subject: Ubiquity 3.10

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ubiquity: A Web-based publication of the ACM Volume 3, Number 10, Week of April 22, 2002

    In this issue:

    Views --

    The Privacy Paradox By Jennifer Carlisle A national biometric database in place of our current flawed identification systems could prevent the loss of liberty and autonomy. http://www.acm.org/ubiquity/views/j_carlisle_1.html

    XML, Web Services and the Changing Face of Distributed Computing By Frank P. Coyle A new kind of network offers a world of possibilities for moving data and building application architectures centered around common Internet protocols. http://www.acm.org/ubiquity/views/f_coyle_1.html

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