ERIC: The Early Years
Two: Curricula, Kids, and Technology — Special Education
edition of her series, Barbie Keiser covers the gamut of resources available
online for teachers, parents, and students of all ages and abilities. Three
extensive tables highlight some of Keiser's best finds, and one features
40-plus sites offering a range of services for special-needs children.
Up the Virtual Past
Archaeology of Ancient Greece and Rome on the Web
wasn't built in a day, and neither were these sites, guides, bibliographic
data, and search tools David Mattison has excavated to help searchers examine
the Classical worlds of ancient Greece and Rome, both on land and under
You Were Here"
out by Hoover's subscription-only marketing policy, Deb Liptak helps others
find viable alternatives, reviewing other services such as Dialog, LexisNexis,
Factiva, and ProQuest, and presenting three "contenders"—10K Wizard,
FPinformat.ca, and SkyMinder. Liptak examines dozens of Web resources for
company information and offers tips for finding all manner of public records.
"Déjà Vu All Over Again," bq starts off quoting that venerable sage Yogi
Berra and then segues into how hot technologies, such as online encyclopedias
and blogs, still need the kinds of "filtering" services information professionals
perform so well.
the first installment of his new column, David Grossman gives readers his
personal background and explains why he thinks info pros need to move away
from the "L-word" and "embrace the information umbrella."
Medicare Plan D left you (or someone you know) confused and searching for
answers? Never fear. Irene McDermott has a list of Web sites that should
help to remedy the situation.
|Web Wise Ways
trouble finding that perfect job? Jennie Starr tries out Indeed and SimplyHired,
two Web sites that are making it a whole lot easier to find new employment.
you make those hardware, software, and Internet-related purchases, check
out Best Buys.
Find the postal and electronic address, phone and
fax numbers for all the companies, products, and
people mentioned in this issue.