|A Name of web site||AA URL/ Address||Evaluation Notes or comments SUBJECT Abr.: INT= Internet; HIS= History; HEA= Health, Athletics, Preventative Care, Exercise; DIS= Distance Education & Learning/Training; COM= Community Participation & Governance; DEV= Individual Development, Recreational, Spiritual UN = United Nations Agencies Prog & Funds UPL = USA Presidential Libraries||AA INT UN LIB HIS HEA DIS COM DEV UPL or-H||Ease navigate. Avoid Top 10 Mistake: 01_Frames -Over use; 02_Bleed edge tech; 03_Scroll text or loop animation; 04_Complex URLs;||Material Unique collections/materials—potential value [list or refer] ----- --------<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<05_Orphan pages; 06_Long scroll navigate page; 07_Lac Navigation support, 08_Non-standard link colors; 09_Outdated info; 10_Slow||Unique Links other sites?<<<<<<<<<download times; for further definition of 10 mistakes see http://www.useit.com/alertbox/990502.html||Online reference sources accessible? [list most valuable ones]||Rating Scale: 1= not return 2= likely no return 3= good may return 4= very good 5= great||Used for Exercise: e.g. 2,||Main Subject: Preservation, Access, etc. to be used|
|Academic listing :use religion under||http://religion.rutgers.edu/vri/academic.html||Good portal||DIS & LIB &||3||Societies for study of Religion, Libraries Collection||http://www.||4|
|Accrediting Agencies||http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Haven/2386/dlacc.html||Good list Nat’l & region - short but gives scope of recognition or some on list||DIS||4||United States Department of Education Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Regional Agencies||to accreditation agencies||just short description||3|
|alt.education.distance Newsgroup FAQs (part 1 of 4)||http://www.faqs.org/faqs/education/distance-ed-faq/part1/||Good indication of which areas have growth of using the Internet for distance education and discussions of accreditation etc.||DIS||3||distance learning, also known as Distance education, or non-traditional education.||y||3|
|Andover-Harvard Theological Library||http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/index.html||lists of websites grouped by broad areas . See also on-line exhibits for sample presentation||DIS||3||scripture, medieval studies, Christianity & western religion, & non-western religions.||Links to other libraries on the WWW||Y see exhibits||3|
|Babel Fish - Alta. Vista Translation site||http://babelfish.altavista.digital.com/cgi-bin/translate?||Use full for distance education - especially for students with other than English native Language||DIS||Type in text or url, very quick||For a rough translation of this page, including all hyperlinks, into French, German, Italian, Spanish,
or Portuguese, copy the URL http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/ to the Altavista Translator.
|http://www.||4||For a rough translation of any page, including all hyperlinks, into French, German, Italian, Spanish,
or Portuguese, copy a URL http://www.-------- to the Altavista Translator.
|BBC Education - 20CVox
|http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/20cvox/what.shtml||Vox provides listeners with a . The clips .||HIS DIS||4 using real audio can listen||short montages (4 - 5 minutes long) giving a human perspective on how
events and development shaped daily live
|http://www.||4||colorful and representative archive of oral history|
|Britanica -Encyclopedia and Meriam Webster Dictionary on line||http://www.britannica.com/||Good first search on a general subject||DIS||3||much||http://www.||y||4|
|Department of Computer & Letters (Computers & Arts) at Utrecht University. The Netherlands,||http://candl.let.uu.nl/ [link not working] use http://www.ubu.ruu.nl/uulhome/welcome.htm for Library||Seemed like good site from description; but was not reachable on various occasions --Engineers specialists in methods and techniques of humanities computing. Managing Utrecht U. worth reviewing further||DIS||3||Sponsor of “Digitisation of European Cultural Heritage Products-Principles-Techniques” 21-23 October 1999||http://www.ubu.ruu.nl/uulhome/welcome.htm for Library||2||link to PICA Open Library Network.http://www.pica.nl/cgi-bin/nph-wwwobnmenu?PAGE=OBNACCESS&LANG=en&EXT=ON|
|Didactic Web for Dartmouth faculty.||http://www.dartmouth.edu/~cc/didactic/||Looks like rich source – Marked for later follow-up…. Some may be Macintosh based>>||LIB DIS||3||Web sites, Images for the Web, More Web Images, Silhouettes, Digital Video Short Takes search engines, • Web site template,• Discussion site template, • PhotoShop Quick Intro||Y||4|
|Distance learning Portal||http://distancelearn.about.com/education/distancelearn/mbody.htm?PM=64_803_T||Ok as source, check back periodically||DIS||3||Portal: Library support for distance learners||http://distancelearn.about.com/education/distancelearn/library/weekly/aa112299.htm||n||3|
|FIDDO (Focused Investigation of Document Delivery Options) Project||http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/dis/fiddo/fiddo.html||Very nice interface simple, Might be good site to link with Distance learning inquiry and sites. [discovered via Library land exercise 13)||DIS||4||Document Delivery Reports, Projects||Good full text on Tool Kit for evaluation||4||“Toolkit is concerned with the evaluation of docum|
|Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Libraries||http://www.huc.edu/libraries/||Webpage for research institutions of Reform Judaism features .seems to be in preparation" shows direction and some samples||DIS & LIB &||3||on-line exhibits including illuminated Passover Haggadahs from the 16th-18th c. (for free download) and other rare books||http://www.||Y some but mostly summaries from what I saw||3|
|Info Nation||http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/||Good portal and basic data With Cyber School Bus Resources||UN DIS||3 some trouble with URL for inf. nation. Go to parent site and click through||data for the Member States of the United Nations.||http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/menureso.htm||Yes some data on countries||3|
|Jonnie’s Distance Learning Page : Liberal Studies (MLS/ALM)||http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Haven/2386/dlmls.html||Great Portal site to organizations offering degrees with some component distance edu.||DIS||3||Various MA & Ph.D. programs see Jonnie's Distance Learning Page : Research Doctorates||http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Haven/2386/dlphd.html||mostly portal||3|
|National Library of Education||http://www.ed.gov/NLE/||3 use as portal to go to : GEM: The Gateway to Educational Materials - search for lesson plans and curriculum materials, limiting the search by grade level and other options.
NCEF: The National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities collects and disseminates - design, construction,
maintenance, and operation of elementary and
secondary school buildings.
ED Pubs: on-line ordering system - Dept of Ed's pubs, posters, videos etc.
|DIS & LIB||Yes review again e.g.
USNEI: The U.S. Network for Education Information -U.S. and
foreign education systems.
|also link to
ERIC: The Educational Resources Information Center -comprehensive index of education-related literature dating back to 1966
|http://www.||yes via portals||4||also points to
VRD: The Virtual Reference Desk - digital service designed to answer the questions of students and educators by
connecting them to a network of experts.
|Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations||http://www.ndltd.org/||Seems to be a work in Progress - Worth keeping an eye on digital library of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).||DIS||3||final report on US Dept. of Educ. funded project, 11/30/99, in PDF and Word formats.||http://www.theses.org/ to search and browse||yes via search & browse link||4||Copyright law: US Code 17 Registering copyright for an ETD ; Copyright and fair use info|
|Oral History Project for Adult Education Classes||http://hub1.worlded.org/TEACHERS/oralhist/ma2a.htm||Good sample of approach to Oral History could be developed with material as a template to get history of various organizations. What is a minimal set of information to collect?||HIS DIS or-H||3||Lessons and Resources for Oral History with samples||http://www.||y||4||from New Bedford Division of Adult/Continuing Education New Bedford, MA 02740|
|Project Guttenberg||http://www.promo.net/pg/||LIB DIS||3||More than 1,000 full-text public domain works in electronic format||http://www.||3|
|Regents College NYS||http://www.regents.edu/mls/||Just info about their programs||DIS||3||Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MLS).||2|
|Regents Univ.||http://www.regent.edu/acad/cls/programs.html||information on Programs offered. Seem like complete on -line if required. Need to check further on accreditation||DIS||3||DL Ph.D. & MA Christian based||just blurbs||3|
|Research Index||http://www.researchindex.com/||scientific literature digital library that...provides Abstracts -Worth playing with some more||LIB DIS||3||algorithms, techniques, and software that can be used in other digital libraries."||http://www.||Y Abstracts||4||aims to improve the dissemination and feedback of scientific literature, and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness|
|Schools for the New Millennium: Community in History||http://cttl.rice.edu/projects/neh/resources/oralhistory.html||To be revisited for oral story project - good links and samples of approach||HIS-ORL, DIS or-H||3||links to Notes on Oral History in the Classroom. How Oral History can be an interdisciplinary link to many subject areas, integrating various courses in a project||http://www.baylor.edu/~Oral_History/Introduction.html||y||3|| Workshop on the Web: Introduction to Oral History Baylor University Institute for Oral
A very good guide to the nuts and bolts of oral history.
|The Academy||http://www.eserver.org/academy/||Excellent Portal Site to various information of Library and Distance Education Interest||DIS & LIB||Very Straight forward simple list with hyperlinks||Area Studies, Multiculturalism, and the Problems of Expert Knowledge||http://www.eserver.org/bs/06/bencomo-colla.html||y links within site||3|
|The American Century of Art and Culture||http://whitney.artmuseum.net/intro.html||Multi media tour. Need some extra plugin from real player||DIS||3 Little too dark background etc. for my taste||yes Learning Center and Member discussion take a full approach to their digital collection.||http://www.||5|
|the Harvard Extension School||http://extension.dce.harvard.edu/||Distinct first page then goes to what appears simple text, Content on Distance Education courses mostly focus on design or Internet etc.||DIS||4||MA extension and certificates for advanced study||see distance education||4|
|U. Of Waterloo Scholarly Societies Project:||http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/overview.html||Good||DIS||3 Simple table with Category headings, First screen does scroll||Lists of Societies and Standards||http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/standards.html||Yes||4|
|Union Institute||http://www.tui.edu/||Simple banner - striking Blue on White home page – main pages one line open to see link to Non-Profit list and Mangers Library||DIS||3||managers Library for non-profits. Implies their degrees have sharable outputs.||http://www.mapnp.org/library/||Yes links to projects an Library||4|
|United Nations Cyber School Bus||http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/||, a virtual guide to the UN and more. See also Model UN Discussion Area http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/munda/index.html||UN DIS||3||information on global trends and UN Member States. Country & city profiles, statistics, photographs||http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/special/drdata/index.html||Yes via links||4||Peace, Countries, Projects for School children and ideas for others|
|University of Kent at Canterbury||http://www.ukc.ac.uk/||Straight Forward approach - Emulating their traditional Catalog and services to students etc. adding on docs.||DIS||4 Simple Set up page - one line for key themes with hotlinks.||interesting University Newsletter and Press releases Archive||Seee searchable index on Tof C page||Yes||4|
|University of Kent at Canterbury||http://www.ukc.ac.uk/||Only seems good if planing to be in Kent for extended period and take some courses||DIS||4||info on college & course possibilities||n||2|
|US Department of Education||http://www.ed.gov/||Good presentation and links to related items||DIS||4||Pointer to Free resources related to Arts, Educational technology, Foreign languages, Health and Safety , Language arts, Mathematics , Physical education, Science, Social studies, Vocational education||http://www.ed.gov/free/||3||also http://www.ed.gov/NLE/ for national Library of Education|
|Victorian Women's Writers Project||http://www.indiana.edu/~letrs/vwwp/index.html||Interesting copyright statement(c) 1997,||LIB DIS HIS||3||transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century, anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children's books, volumes of poetry, verse, drama.||http://www.||y||5||Indiana Univ claim copyright only to original contributions made by the Victorian Women Writers Project participants and other members of the university community.||Indiana University makes no claim of copyright to the original text.Encoded using the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML).|
|Virtual Religion index from Rutgers University||http://religion.rutgers.edu/vri/index.html||Simple Design use on Front page to update Academic Sites ]||DIS & Dev||3Yes review again||[ Buddhist Studies ] [ Christian Tradition ] [ Comparative Religion ] [ Confessional Agencies ] [ East Asian Studies ] [ Ethics & Moral Values ] [ Greco-Roman Studies ] [ Hindu Studies ]
[ Islamic Studies ] [ Jewish Studies ]
|http://www.||4||Religion etc. [ American Studies ] [ Ancient Near East ] [ Anthropology & Sociology Biblical Studies ] [ Philosophy & Theology ] [ Psychology of Religion|