17.213 new on WWW: CIT Infobits; not so new: search engines

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Sun Aug 31 2003 - 02:50:33 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 213.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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       [1] From: kotlas@email.unc.edu (46)
             Subject: CIT Infobits -- August 2003

       [2] From: "John Humphrey" <jhumphre@xula.edu> (14)
             Subject: Search engines

             Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 07:46:00 +0100
             From: kotlas@email.unc.edu
             Subject: CIT Infobits -- August 2003

    CIT INFOBITS August 2003 No. 62 ISSN 1521-9275

    About INFOBITS

    INFOBITS is an electronic service of The University of North Carolina
    at Chapel Hill's Center for Instructional Technology. Each month the
    CIT's Information Resources Consultant monitors and selects from a
    number of information and instructional technology sources that come to
    her attention and provides brief notes for electronic dissemination to


    Videogames -- The Next Educational "Killer App"?
    Resources on Intellectual Property in Education
    Why Students Don't Post
    Blog Update
    Innovations in Presentations
    PowerPoint: Good or Evil?
    Recommended Reading

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    "Recommended Reading" lists items that have been recommended to me or
    that Infobits readers have found particularly interesting and/or
    useful, including books, articles, and websites published by Infobits
    subscribers. Send your recommendations to kotlas@email.unc.edu for
    possible inclusion in this column.

    This month we have two recommendations:

    "An Interview with a Futurist," by T. Mack. Futures Research Quarterly
    19, no. 1 (Spring 2003): 61-9.

    James L. Morrison, THE TECHNOLOGY SOURCE's Editor-in-Chief and Infobits
    subscriber, was interviewed after giving his speech, "The University is
    Dead! Long Live the University!" at the 2002 annual World Future
    Society conference. The interview is available at

    Fortnightly Mailings

    Infobits subscriber Seb Schmoller publishes this electronic newsletter,
    which summarizes resources and news on online learning and the
    Internet. Schmoller is a freelance consultant and Executive Secretary
    of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). ALT is a UK
    professional and scholarly association that promotes good practice in
    the use of learning technologies in education and industry and
    facilitates collaboration between learning technology practitioners,
    researchers, and policy makers. For more information about ALT, go to

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    INFOBITS is also available online on the World Wide Web at
    http://www.unc.edu/cit/infobits/ (HTML format) and at
    http://www.unc.edu/cit/infobits/text/index.html (plain text format).

             Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 07:46:49 +0100
             From: "John Humphrey" <jhumphre@xula.edu>
             Subject: Search engines

    Dear Dr. Willard McCarty:

    I thought you and the members of the Humanist Discussion Group might find
    these links interesting:



    John Fredrick Humphrey, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Philosophy
    Xavier University of Louisiana
    Department of Philosophy
    P. O. Box 43 A.
    1 Drexel Drive
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70125

    Email: jhumphre@xula.edu

    Web site: http://webusers.xula.edu/jhumphre/

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