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BUBL LINK Updates 1-15 September 1998

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BUBL LINK Updates

Recent Additions to the BUBL LINK Catalogue of Internet Resources

1 - 15 September 1998

For live links to all these resources, see
http://bubl.ac.uk/link/updates/current.html

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004 Computing and the Internet

Global Internet Liberty Campaign
     Information about the campaign to protect and promote fundamental
     human rights such as freedom of speech and the right of privacy on the
     Internet. Offers news, resources and articles on issues such as free
     speech, privacy, cryptography and access to information.
National JANET Web Cache
     The National JANET Web Caching Service offers an introduction to Web
     caching, advice on configuring browsers and setting up Web cache
     servers, as well as details of how to use the service.
Computer Virus Myths
     A collection of computer virus hoaxes including virus alerts issued on
     April Fool's Day and media treatment of the topic.
Dr Solomon's Virus Central
     Information on computer virus alerts, macro viruses, virus statistics,
     a virus encyclopaedia, a virus gallery showing examples of visual
     viruses, virus statistics and a glossary of terms associated with
     viruses. Also includes technical papers on virus issues including
     prevention, cure, hoaxes and the future.
Network Associates Virus Info and Documentation Library
     Contains information on computer viruses, arranged by name, type and
     activation date. Also contains virus hoax information.

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020 Library and Information Science

Using Kodak Photo CD Technology for Preservation and Access: A Guide for
Librarians, Archivists, and Curators
     Report summarising the findings of a study that evaluated Kodak Photo
     CD technology as a tool for preserving and making research materials
     available electronically.
Evaluation of Information Sources
     A set of pointers to criteria for evaluating information resources,
     particularly those on the Internet. It is intended to be particularly
     useful to librarians and others who are selecting sites to include in
     an information resource guide, or informing users as to the qualities
     they should use in evaluating Internet information.
Digital Reference World of Academic Libraries
     Report surveying over a decade the use of a variety of print and
     online resources by reference librarians at academic research
     libraries in the United States and Canada.
Preservation Services
     Collection of articles on aspects of preservation, including disaster
     preparedness, storage, machine readable records, reformatting records
     and water damaged paintings.

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070 News and publishing

Electronic Publishing Takes Journals Into a New Realm
     Article about the impact of electronic publishing, and how its
     capabilities have influenced the distribution of information.
Free Internet Access to Traditional Journals
     An article in the journal American Scientist advocating free Internet
     access to traditional journals thus enabling scientists to share
     published research without high cost.

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100 Philosophy and psychology

Philosophy Around the Web
     A guide and gateway to philosophy resources on the Internet.
     Categories include universities' philosophy pages, commercial
     organisations; societies, libraries, individuals' philosophy pages,
     philosophy resources organised by topic, individual philosophers
     including texts; philosophy discussion on the Internet, philosophy
     events and jobs, continuing education and distance learning, and a
     directory of philosophers who have web pages.

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200 Religion

Journal for Christian Theological Research
     Journal offering articles on systematic theology covering topics such
     as Apocalypticism and Modern Thinking, and The Rebirth of Luther's Two
     Kingdoms in Kant's Commonwealths.
Christian Theological Research Fellowship Papers
     Offers full text of conference papers, covering topics such as The
     Church as a Community of (Un)Common Grace: Toward a Postmodern
     Ecclesiology, Making Systematic Theology Moral, and Evangelical
     Witness and the Roots of the Theological Disciplines.
English Literature and Religion
     Database project which aims to provide bibliographical coverage of
     religious aspects and backgrounds of English literature, with an
     emphasis on the Anglican tradition in the seventeenth and nineteenth
     centuries. Also offers shorter bibliographies on The Book of Common
     Prayer, and for writers such as George Herbert, John Henry Newman and
     Alfred Tennyson.
English Literature and Religion: Electronic Texts
     Texts of an abridged version of the 1662 Prayer Book, an anthology of
     traditional Christmas carols, and William Law's A Serious Call to a
     Devout and Holy Life (1728).
Religion in Victorian Britain
     Articles on religion in nineteenth century Britain, covering
     chronology of religion and philosophy, denominations, dissenters,
     alternative traditions and the interpretation and religious symbolism
     of the Bible.
Anglicans Online
     Offers news, issues, information, mailing lists and other resources
     relating to churches worldwide within the Anglican Communion.
Student Christian Movement
     Information about the student group which offers a liberal and
     ecumenical approach to the challenges and questions of the Christian
     faith. Provides information on events, conferences and publications.
Bible and Homosexuality
     Biblical text-based essay examining homosexuality in the Old and New
     Testaments from both conservative and liberal viewpoints.
Enchanted Land: A Journey with the Saints of India
     Writings on Eastern philosophy and mysticism, exploring holy teachers
     and the concept of karma.
Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project
     Offers full-length Islamic texts and journal articles in English
     translation, and multimedia materials about Islam.
Baha'i World
     Extensive information about the Baha'i Faith and its central figures,
     institutions and beliefs.
Baha'i Writings
     A collection of Baha'i religious texts, including writings of the Bab,
     Baha'u'llah, Statements of the Universal House of Justice and works by
     other authors.
Discover Baha'u'llah
     An illustrated introduction to the Baha'i Faith, arts, UK events and
     communities.
Introduction to the Baha'i Faith
     Articles on aspects of the Baha'i Faith, covering spiritual, social
     and theological teachings, the family, global concerns, and Baha'i
     community, laws and history.

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300 Social sciences

Human Rights Watch
     Organisation dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around
     the world. Offers information on campaigns, publications and news.
Independent Counsel's Report to the United States House of Representatives
(The Starr Report)
     The report of the Independent Counsel's investigation into the
     personal conduct of President William Jefferson Clinton, presented to
     the US House of Representatives on 9th September 1998.
Scientific Journals: Environment, Conservation and Ecology
     Set of links to journals relevant to environment, conservation and
     ecology. Some have only subscription information online, others have
     tables of contents, abstracts or full text.
Rainforest Database
     The Living Earth Foundation is an international organisation which
     carries out environmental education. Its database includes an
     introduction to rainforests, the different types of rainforests and
     where they grow, the plants and animals that can be found there, and
     forest regeneration and productivity. It also includes papers on the
     problems faced by indigenous forest dwellers.
Stand By Your Lands - Fifteen Most Endangered Wild Lands
     The Wilderness Society identifies what it considers to be the fifteen
     most endangered wild places in the USA.
Infolaw: Information for Lawyers Limited's Gateway to the UK Legal Internet
     A gateway to a variety of legal resources in the UK, including law
     firms, associations, government information and law schools. It also
     contains Lawfinder, a resource for researching and keeping up-to-date
     with primary law on the web, and which has links to statutes,
     statutory instruments, bills, consultative documents, parliamentary
     proceedings, and judgements from the House of Lords, the Court of
     Appeal and the High Court. A subject based directory provides further
     access to electronic legal resources.
Borderline Sanctuary
     A resource providing advice, support and information for people with
     borderline personality disorder. It is also aimed at mental health
     professionals with an interest in the illness.
Which Online
     Online service offering consumer information and reports. Includes
     sample resources accessible to non-subscribers.
International Journal of Electronic Markets
     Electronic commerce journal intended to advance the understanding and
     practice of electronic markets and commerce, including current
     developments and trends, policies, system concepts, methodologies,
     impacts, and cultural changes related to the research field of
     electronic commerce.

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500 Natural sciences and mathematics

Science.komm Life Science and Medical Directory
     A set of links to scientific resources including journals, publishers,
     dictionaries, newsgroups, mailing lists, directories, and news sites.
StatServ
     Gateways to statistics related jobs, software, publications, meetings,
     conferences, courses, preprints, databases, institutions, departments
     and newsgroups.
Physics Today
     A monthly trade journal for physicists, covering topics such as
     environmental physics, high-performance computing, and communicating
     physics to the public. Offers full text of selected articles and
     contents summaries.
Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere
     Non-mathematical but detailed overview of space research on the
     Earth's environment in space. Includes a glossary of space
     terminology, and covers electrons, auroral acceleration and magnetic
     storms.
Internet Chemistry: Oxidation / Reduction
     Guide to oxidation-reduction, including ionic compounds,
     electronegativity and redox reactions. Offers exercises and refers to
     everyday examples such as bleaching agents, photosynthesis and
     electrochemistry.
About Water Levels, Tides and Currents
     Information about the history of tidal analysis and prediction, tide
     predicting machines and measuring water currents.
Scientific Journals: Genetics and Biotechnology
     Set of links to journals relevant to genetics and biotechnology. Some
     have only subscription information online, others have tables of
     contents, abstracts or full text.
Evolution at NYU Course Material
     Lecture notes, supplementary reading or exercises, and links to other
     sites or software from the course in evolution at New York University.
     Topics include Darwin, adaptation, evolutionary genetics, speciation,
     systematics and phylogeny, history of diversity and fossils,
     biogeography, origins of novelty, molecular evolution, coevolution,
     and human issues.
Journey into Phylogenetic Systematics
     Guide to phylogenetic systematics, the study of the way that
     biologists reconstruct the pattern of events that have led to the
     distribution and diversity of life. Covers an introduction to
     cladistics, methodology and implications of cladistics, and the need
     for cladistics.
Student Papers on Evolution
     Recent papers by students of evolution at New York University.
Chemical Ecology - Student Review Articles
     Full text articles by students of chemical ecology at Colorado State
     University.
Systematic Biology
     Systematic Biology is the quarterly journal of the Society of
     Systematic Biologists, offering abstracts of papers on theory,
     principles, and methods of systematics, as well as evolution,
     morphology, biogeography, paleontology, genetics, and classification.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
     Journal devoted to antimicrobial, antiviral, antiparasitic, and
     anti-cancer agents and chemotherapy, aimed at microbiologists,
     pharmaceutical researchers, biochemists, pharmacologists, clinicians,
     and other specialists in infectious diseases. Abstracts and tables of
     contents available.
Clinical Microbiology Reviews
     Journal that offers reviews of developments in clinical microbiology
     and immunology, covering the fields of bacteriology, virology,
     mycology, and parasitology. Abstracts and tables of contents
     available.
TIGR / ATCC Microbial Genome Special Collection
     ATCC is a global bioscience organisation that provides biological
     products, technical services and educational programs to private
     industry, government, and academic organizations around the world. The
     mission of the ATCC is to acquire, authenticate, and maintain
     reference cultures, related biological materials, and associated data,
     and to distribute these to qualified scientists in government,
     industry, and education.
Tree Physiology
     Tree Physiology is a monthly refereed journal which publishes
     technical reviews and original research reports on all aspects of tree
     physiology including: responses of forest, crop and ornamental tree
     species to acid rain, air pollutants, ultraviolet radiation and global
     warming; the genetic transformation and micropropagation of trees;
     tree growth, reproduction, nutrition, photosynthesis, and
     environmental adaptation; and the relation between tree structure and
     function. There is unrestricted online access to a sample selection of
     recent articles.
Trees - Structure and Function
     A journal featuring original articles treating physiology,
     biochemistry, functional anatomy, structure and ecology of trees and
     other woody plants. Papers and reviews concerned with pathology and
     technological problems relevant to the structure and function of trees
     are also included.
Insect Behavior - Student Review Articles
     Full text articles on insect behaviour by students at Colorado State
     University
Insects on WWW
     Offers several thousand links to Internet resources about insects and
     entomology. Headings include insect pests, common insects, aquatic
     insects, insect anatomy, biology, behaviour, ecology, physiology and
     taxonomy, as well as cultural and forensic entomology.
Coleoptera World Wide Web Site
     Extensive information about the study of beetles, including a history
     of the National Coleoptera Collection, a searchable database of museum
     holdings, and detailed information about Leaf Chafers and the
     Elaphidionini beetle.
Handbook of Palearctic Flea Beetles
     A guide to flea and leaf beetles including an alphabetical listing
     providing access to descriptions, images and statistical information
     for 58 Palearctic flea beetle genera. Also includes morphology and
     descriptions of host plants.

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600 Technology (applied sciences)

Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice
     Journal offering peer-reviewed articles on nursing topics such as
     domestic violence, diagnostic reasoning, patient waiting times and
     peripheral neuropathy.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
     Journal covering research on the microbiological aspects of human and
     animal infections and infestations, with emphasis on their etiologic
     agents, diagnosis, and epidemiology. Abstracts and tables of contents
     available.
Dementia Web
     A source of information, advice, education, research findings and
     support for patients, carers, doctors and other professionals.
EDINA INSPEC
     Database produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers for
     access to scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical
     engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering,
     computers and computing and information technology. Subscription
     required.
Genetically Engineered Food
     Discussion about the issues surrounding genetic engineering, and
     information on Friends of the Earth campaigns in this area, press
     releases, and frequently asked questions.
Silva Fennica
     Silva Fennica is a peer-reviewed international journal of forest
     science. It covers all aspects of forest research, with research
     articles, review articles, research notes, discussion papers, book
     reviews, and information on forthcoming events. There are tables of
     contents and abstracts for issues from 1994.
World Equine Veterinary Review
     A quarterly publication of the World Equine Veterinary Network,
     offering abstracts of articles on various aspects of equine health.
Management Consultancies Association
     News and information about the association which aims to enhance the
     standing of the management consultancy industry. Includes the text of
     the MCA's annual report, an online directory of member firms, careers
     information and related links.

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700 The arts

Artlandia
     Software for programmable creative graphic design aimed at graphic
     designers, mathematical hobbyists and educators.
Classical Music in Russia: Audio Recordings
     Real-audio recordings of Russian choral and orchestral music including
     works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Shostakovich, Chesnokov, Bortnyansky and
     Mussorgsky.
International Trumpet Guild
     A non-profit organisation, founded in 1974 to promote communications
     among trumpet players around the world and to improve the artistic
     level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the
     trumpet. Offers a calendar of trumpet related events, employment
     opportunities, links to trumpet, brass and music related resources,
     news and competitions. Also includes the ITG Journal which contains
     music, book and record reviews and supplements and an index from
     1976-1997.

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800 Literature and rhetoric

Burns Country Song and Poem Archive
     Offers the full text of over 100 of Burns' poems and songs, including
     Address of Beelzebub, Charlie He's My Darling, Highland Mary, My
     Nannie, O, and The Bonnie Wee Thing.


-- 
Alan Dawson
BUBL Information Service
Web:    http://bubl.ac.uk/
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