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Thursday, January 30, 2003 - About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products

"objective information for oncologists and healthcare professionals [and patients], including a clinical summary for each agent and details about constituents, adverse effects, interactions, and potential benefits or problems. Evaluations of alternative or unproved cancer therapies are also provided."

Saturday, January 25, 2003

Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Scientific American
Article on the brain and ASL

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Sunday, January 19, 2003

The Value of Non commercial Web Directories
By Gary Price, Guest Editor
As commercial web directories focus on advertising and other ways to make a profit, several general directories put together by non-commercial organizations offer excellent alternatives for web researchers..

Friday, January 10, 2003


latest issue:
Marydee Ojala is one of the "big names" in the information industry. She is the editor of Online, a frequent conference speaker and moderator, and an independent information professional. The bottom line is that anyone with an interest in online searching should read her work and if you have the opportunity, get to know her. In the current issue of Online, Ojala's column is 100% on target. It's a must read and something you might want to share with your colleagues. In one of my favorite passages, Marydee writes, "Traditional search engines were designed for information professionals; Web engines for shopping. Search engines are optimized for ecommerce, not research.

Thursday, January 09, 2003

The Technology Source

* Search Engines - Tools to find people, translations, books and more
For search engine junkies, Tara Calishain, in a recent issue from her Research Buzz newsletter, writes of a collection of search engines complete with forms integrated into the site that is available at SearchEngines

Wednesday, January 08, 2003

The Blogging Phenomenon: An Overview and Theoretical Consideration
By James M. Branum, Southwest Texas State University, December, 2002

Term paper outlining the history of blogging and clearly sketching the movement's defining features. The second part of the paper the author surveys several theories of mass communication as they relate to weblogs: agenda setting, multi-step flow theories, gate keeping and the spiral of silence.


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