Rowland Institute Library Blog

Thursday, July 24, 2003

BIOME This is good. It's a UK-based gateway to web resources in Biology and Medicine. The indexing and cross-referencing are excellent, using Library of Congress and Medical Subject Headings, among other descriptors. Start browsing.... (Source: Freepint)

Tuesday, July 22, 2003

2003 National Medal of Freedom honorees This is the U.S.'s highest civilian honor, this year awarded to 11 individuals, including Vaclav Havel, Julia Child, Jacques Barzun and Edward Teller. An interesting list ... (Source: Chronicle of Higher Education Daily Update_)

Monday, July 21, 2003

Amazon Plan Would Allow Searching Texts of Many Books From today's New York Times (via The Virtual Chase) ... I wonder if they could pull this off, if publishers would allow access to content in such a fashion,and how much it would cost Amazon. It's an amazing concept.