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Archive for November, 2004
Mediawork: Writing Machines
T.r. Young’s wonderful syllabus for Sociology. Wonderful ideas for how to structure assignments and grading. gfclcIndex
::: List of Collections with Descriptions ::: The digital collections at the U of Washington Libraries include several hundred carte de visite of American mid-19th actors as well as fashion plates from the entire century. The entrance page is also a good model for how we might want to approach a similar page from UVMDC.
Someone from h-costume recommends: linen, many weights/colors: The name of the store is Ebad Fabrics. They’re in New York City, at 550 8th Avenue. The phone number is 212-869-7826. It was still there in August,2004.
http://scholar.google.com Google introduces a new service for academics. Weighted towards sciences now, but more to follow. Search on books and papers, including citations. What will this do to the acadmic world, I wonder?
Here’s an interesting O’Reilly book: Real World Web Services Will Iverson Publisher: O’Reilly ISBN: 0-596-00642-X, 222 pages, $29.95 US, $43.95 CA http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/realwws/ “The core idea behind “Real World Web Services” is simple: after years of hype, what are the major players really doing with web services? Standard bodies may wrangle and platform vendors may preach, [...]
So sometimes you just have to have fun: http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/movies/stepbystep/
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 358. Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 06:59:11 +0000 From: John Unsworth Subject: developer’s wiki From Roy Rosenzweig: http://echo.gmu.edu/toolcenter-wiki/ ECHO TOOLS CENTER: The number of historians interested in using digital tools to facilitate their work has been rapidly expanding, as has the number of researchers developing online tools for the [...]
Turning the Pages The most beautiful page turner app I’ve seen. I only wish it were less expensive to implement!