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C|Net News

This week c|net: the Computer Network launched News.Com, an online service entirely devoted to technology news. It promises to be a useful site for a wide range of computer and Internet users who can visit once (or more) a day for updates on who's doing what in the world of the Internet, computing, Intranets, and business. Each section offers a dozen or more varied stories produced by c|net or...
Library Literature: Redesigning Library Services: A Manifesto

The Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE (discussed in the February 9, 1996 Scout Report) has added the first in what will be a series of library literature, Michael Buckland's Redesigning Library Services: A Manifesto. Buckland argues against what he sees as library literature's over-emphasis on technology for technology's sake, "on means, rather than on ends, and tactics rather than strategy."...

Brought to the Web by The Applied Technologies Group, Inc. (ATG), ITpapers offers users access to more than 23,000 white papers and other documents related to information technology. Holdings here are divided into ten categories, including Corporate Computing, Internet, Software, Hardware, Security, and more. The several layers of subcategories and the summaries of documents make this a very...
University of Maryland, Human-Computer Interaction Lab

"From the Internet to robotics, technology is changing the way people live and learn. As new technologies become ever more critical to people's lives, it is important to design them to support people in their roles as learners, explorers, and workers." The Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) at the University of Maryland is an interdisciplinary lab comprised of faculty and students from...

The nonprofit MITRE Corporation "provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government." MITRE's Web site contains many sections that highlight the organization's work. The Project Showcase has new and archived articles on a variety of cutting edge projects. Featured work and technical papers can be freely viewed from the Technology section.... is a massive site that tracks the current events and trends that shape the information technology (IT) industry. After a short registration, users can view white papers from many top companies, or receive free email newsletters about a wide range of IT solutions and insights. The news section has articles and stories grouped in categories, which include networks, computers and...
EDUCAUSE Quarterly

EDUCAUSE Quarterly "is a practitioner's journal about managing and using information resources in higher education." It deals with many issues about implementing information technology (IT) practices as learning tools. The material is suitable for anyone interested in IT applications, but is particularly useful for those who work in computer services or other IT organizational positions. This site...
Boxes and Arrows

Boxes and Arrows is a monthly online journal that addresses "the complex task of bringing architecture and design to the digital landscape." Articles are written by peers of this multi-disciplinary field, and contributions are encouraged. The goal of the journal is to stimulate thought-provoking discussion about a wide range of topics, including professional practices, case studies, historical...
Tech OnLine

Tech OnLine is a veritable haven for electronics engineers and information technology professionals. After completing the free registration process, users have access to live and archived Web casts, online courses, and technical papers. An example of the roughly hour-long Web casts is a touchscreen liquid crystal display design, but this is just one area of many. The site is continually updated...
Go Digital: Your Digital World

Go Digital is a "weekly BBC World Service programme that looks at how technology is changing our lives." Broadband users can watch video Webcasts of nearly two years worth of past programs, while audio is available to dialup users. Each episode lasts approximately 25 minutes, and features two or three key technology stories. Previous topics discussed on Go Digital include virtual reality...
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