Monday, November 24, 2003

There have been new references added to the Library Services for Distance Learning : the Fourth Bibliography, by Alexander L. Slade. [ ] . The direct link to the new references will remain until December.
There was a summary of library presentation tips just posted to SOLOLIB last Tuesday. These may come in handy in your future library marketing plans:

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Wednesday, November 12, 2003

The Chief Learning Officer journal has an executive brief today on "The importance of Section 508 compliance" [ ]. Learning executives are urged to keep the 'elimination of barriers to using technology' in mind when considering vendors of elearning products.

Section 508's site is:

Tuesday, November 11, 2003

View free online editions of sessions held at the recent Online Learning conference - Sept 2003, and from the Training conference - February 2003. [ ]
Training humor: each April Fool's Day, "Loretta's Training Resource Center" publishes the top Terrible Training Tips. These are guaranteed to lighten up the next team meeting! There are other, true resources on her page, in addition to the link to the Terrible Training Tips, at the site: [ ]. A great set of training tips are archived at [ ].
Researching Medical Literature on the Internet -- 2003 update, by Gloria Miccioli [ ]. A good basic article for anyone just beginning to search medical literature.

Monday, November 10, 2003

The next time you are demonstrating the power of Google, remember the Calculator [ ] .
Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum [ ] . "The site for health and bioscience teachers and learners", it includes career information, interactive lessons, and a visual library in its resource center.
BMJ Learning - [ ] . This site has learning modules designed for general practitioners, and of possible interest world-wide.

Thursday, November 06, 2003

Another blog that might prove useful if you are keeping up on online learning issues is the Online Learning Update [ ]. This blog is one of many maintained by Ray Schroeder, Director of Technology-Enhanced Learning, University of Illinois at Springfield.
A site that covers issues on digital reference, instruction, and technology: The Teaching Librarian [ ]
The Hawaii Community College has created a wonderful Teaching Tips resource, located at [ ]

Wednesday, November 05, 2003

If you want to monitor your web-based information resources and track changes to the pages before conducting that next class, consider using one or more of these resources (all require registration):
Change Detection [ ]
Change Notes [ ]
TrackEngine [ ]
Watch That Page [ ]

The complete archives of the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 1911 - , are now live on PubMed Central []
OCLC E-Learning Task Force has posted its white paper: Libraries and the Enhancement of E-Learning [ ]