Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

My Photo
Name:
Location: Independence, Ohio, United States

Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Electronic Mailing Lists and Newsletters

Electronic newsletters and mailing lists are a useful source of information, providing current news to your inbox as new content becomes available.   Since the business curriculum is the most popular at my workplace, an electronic newsletter I subscribe to is Working Knowledge, distributed by the Harvard Business School.   Like many such newsletters and list services, there is a searchable archive of past issues or postings if a topic merits research.
-DD

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Ambient Findability

Ambient Findability is the title a nifty book published in 2005 by librarian Peter Morville.   This colorfully illustrated little volume explains how people find and internalize data.   It has a special focus on ubiquitous computing using new wireless technologies.

-DD