Posts by Category: Reference Resources

Google Cultural Institute

January 31, 2014

Google Cultural Institute
http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/

Google has partnered with hundreds of museums, cultural institutions, and archives to host the world’s cultural treasures online. With a team of dedicated Googlers, they are building tools that allow the cultural sector to display more of its diverse heritage online, making it accessible to all. Here you can find artworks, landmarks and world heritage sites, as well as digital exhibitions that tell the stories behind the archives of cultural institutions across the globe. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer Information Blog.

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Web Index – Measuring the Web’s Global Impact

December 23, 2013

Web Index – Measuring the Web’s Global Impact
http://thewebindex.org/

Designed and produced by the World Wide Web Foundation, the Web Index is the world’s first multi-dimensional measure of the Web’s growth, utility and impact on people and nations. It covers 61 developed and developing countries, incorporating indicators that assess the political, economic and social impact of the Web, as well as indicators of Web connectivity and infrastructure.This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to World Wide Web Reference Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Research Guides at Harvard Library

December 10, 2013

Research Guides at Harvard Library
http://guides.library.harvard.edu/hcl

The Harvard University Library has worked closely with a vast array of information technology specialists and others to craft this fine collection of research guides. From African Studies to Zoology, each guide contains information culled from both print resources at Harvard’s libraries to a plethora of digital resources from around the Internet. There are a number of particularly rich guides here, including those for Data and Biological Sciences. Visitors can learn about each resource in detail, including when they were last updated and other salient details. One can imagine that given the breadth of these guides, they might be used in a variety of educational settings from high school to post-graduate studies. This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This has been added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2013. https://www.scout.wisc.edu/

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Digital Commons Network™ – Open Access Powered By Scholars Published by Universities

November 02, 2013

 

Digital Commons Network™ – Open Access Powered By Scholars Published by Universities
http://network.bepress.com/

The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources White Paper.

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Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index, 1999-2013 RUSA Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS)

October 16, 2013

 

Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index, 1999-2013 RUSA Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS)
http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections/mars/marspubs/marsbestindex

This is an index of the web sites included in the 1999-2013 annual lists issued by the MARS Best Free Reference Web Sites Committee of the MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference Section of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of ALA to recognize outstanding reference sites on the World Wide Web. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Newzmare – Read News Your Way

October 07, 2013

 

Newzmare – Read News Your Way
http://www.newzmate.com/

The most personally tailored news stream. Features include: a) Subscribe Easily – Search by link or keyword and subscribe just in one click; b) Everything Covered – Follow favorite topics and websites in one place with Newzmate; c) Engage Quicker – Watch a picture for every story; d) Stay Up to Date – Don’t miss a thing: be the first to know; e) Spread In One Link – Simply share favorite articles on social networks or email; f) Be Notified About Important Events – Newzmate is the most simple way to follow important events just in one click and get notified to be the first to know about updates; g) News Discovery Can Be Fun – For any story, click on related #tags to discover fresh new stuff on connected topics; and h) You Choose What To Read – Select categories, favorite websites and enter arbitrary keywords! Moreover, combine them flexibly to get amazingly relevant streams! This has been added to Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This has been added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Media History Digital Library

September 20, 2013

 

 
Media History Digital Library
http://mediahistoryproject.org/

They are a non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. They have currently scanned over 800,000 pages, and that number is growing. Their Collections feature Extensive Runs of several important trade papers and fan magazines. You’ll find more material and options at their Collections page. This has been added to Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This has been added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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JimmyR.com – Mashup of Popular News, Technology and Programming Sites

August 23, 2013

JimmyR.com – Mashup of Popular News, Technology and Programming Sites
http://www.jimmyr.com/

This is a mashup of many vote based news sites and popular technology and programming blogs. News is updated about every 15 minutes. For more details see the about JimmyR.com page. They are also youtube user jimmyrcom, and they have made several educational video tutorials in the past. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™.

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The Library of Congress State Resource Guides

July 24, 2013

The Library of Congress State Resource Guides
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/states/

The Library of Congress State Resource Guides linked from this page compile digital materials that are available throughout the Library’s Web site. In addition, each guide provides links to external Web sites and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers. This site will be updated on a regular basis. The State Digital Resources: Memory Projects, Online Encyclopedias, Historical & Cultural Materials Collections Web Guide provides links to individual state and regional digital projects and collaborations. This has been added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This has been added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.

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Updated> eReference Library Link Dataset Toolkit

July 02, 2013

Updated> eReference Library Link Dataset Toolkit
http://www.eReferenceLibrary.com/

The eReference Library Link Dataset Toolkit has been updated and is now a  73 page freely available white paper link compilation for a selected group of reference resources that are available over the Internet. These  resources are designed to be your eReference Library and to give you the latest and greatest reference resources available from the Internet.  The eReference Library Link Toolkit has been created by Internet guru and expert Marcus P. Zillman who is the Executive Director of the Virtual Private Library  and designed specifically for use on iPads, iPhone, Androids, Smart Phones, and netbooks/laptops. Updates to this toolkit are powered by Subject Tracer™ Information Bots. This has been added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog. Additional freely available white papers by Marcus P. Zillman are available by clicking here. [Updated July 2, 2013 .pdf 73 pages 462KB]

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