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BUBL LINK Updates 1-15 December 1998

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BUBL LINK Updates

Recent Additions to the Catalogue of Internet Resources

1 - 15 December 1998

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

For the full searchable catalogue, see
http://bubl.ac.uk/link/

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000 Generalities

Checking your Web Pages: Link Checkers and HTML Validators
     A summary of the effectiveness of various software packages, based on
     testing each one on a single Web page containing over 150 external
     links. Key aspects of each programme are investigated including cost,
     features, and an assessment for link checking, browser compatibility,
     download time, HTML validation, accessibility for the disabled, link
     popularity and spelling. Recommendations and a summary of features are
     included.
Intranet Case Studies
     Case studies on the development and use of intranets, with stories
     from Harley-Davidson, Ford, Sun Microsystems and Netscape. Provides
     access to additional intranet resources including design strategies,
     journals, book reviews, seminars and answers to frequently asked
     questions.
Introduction to Linux
     Full text of a book introducing Linux. Covers requirements,
     installation, system administration, the X window system and
     networking. Includes tutorials and a summary of basic Unix commands.
Linux Benchmarking - Concepts
     Definition of concepts in computer benchmarking, as they apply to the
     Linux operating system. Whetstone, an example of a classic benchmark,
     is analysed in more detail.
Linux: The Choice of a GNU Generation
     Index to Linux resources including an article about the history of
     Linux, product information, distributions such as Debian and Red Hat,
     groups and associations. Foreign language resources also available.
Building the New Library Network
     Report setting out recommendations on implementation, funding, content
     creation and training requirements for the New Library: The People's
     Network.

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100 Philosophy and psychology

Toxicology Housing and Husbandry Survey
     Report investigating animal welfare in UK laboratories housing mice,
     rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, dogs and non-human primates. Information
     is based on a questionnaire circulated to laboratories, either known
     or thought to be, carrying out toxicological studies.

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200 Religion

One Country
     Quarterly newsletter offering features, news and editorials on the
     United Nations, and on social, economic, environmental and educational
     issues from a Baha'i point of view.

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300 Social sciences

Bnet
     Keyword searches return abstracts and extracts on a range of business
     related topics including accounting, advertising, exportation,
     information technology, public relations and risk analysis. Business
     news, management guides, case studies and information directories are
     also available. Subscription is free to students, lecturers and
     librarians in further and higher education.
Thomas Register Europe
     Company profiles of European manufacturers searchable by product,
     service or company name. Registration required. Information is also
     available on CD-ROM.
Ultimate Directory
     UK company directory searchable by name or business category. In
     addition, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses can be
     obtained for specific individuals. Local information such as travel
     advice and entertainment guides is available.
White Paper on CLA's Proposals for Licensing Digitisation in Higher
Education
     Summary and full-text of a paper explaining how the Copyright
     Licensing Agency proposes to license digitisation for higher
     education, including the business model adopted.
Government of the Federated States of Micronesia
     Official information about the country of Micronesia provided by its
     government. Headings include geography, time, history, people,
     culture, language, health, education, agriculture, forestry,
     fisheries, economy, tourism, transportation, government and foreign
     affairs. There is also a map and information on the four individual
     states: Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap.
Muscle Power
     A voluntary organisation for those with a Neuromuscular Impairment
     (NMI). Individuals can meet as a group via telephone conferences,
     email and policy meetings, and extracts from Muscle Power - The
     Magazine are available with details on how to subscribe.
Educational Multimedia Task Force
     Information about the initiative to study and develop educational and
     cultural products and services accessible via television sets,
     computers and networks in Europe. Describes the history and background
     of the task force, its projects, news and events.
Chambers of Commerce
     Links to Chambers of Commerce throughout the UK. Information available
     includes postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers, email addresses
     and links to Web sites.

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500 Natural sciences and mathematics

Molecular Modeling Electronic Conference
     Journal containing current work in molecular modeling and
     computational chemistry, including applications of quantum and
     statistical mechanics.
Andrew N Gagg's Photo Flora
     Details of a flora picture library containing thousands of
     photographic transparencies of European wild flora. Only a few
     pictures are available online, but there is a detailed list of common
     and Latin names for thousands of wild plants, divided into trees and
     shrubs, grasses, sedges and rushes, water plants, ferns and fern
     allies, flowers, and habitats.
General Information About Primates
     Links to a collection of resources about primates. Includes
     information on primate classification and specific species such as
     aye-ayes, siamang, bonobo and the black-capped capuchin.
HC125
     Code of practice for the housing and care of animals in designated
     breeding and supplying establishments. Discusses acquisition and
     despatch of primates, animal health, environmental conditions, diet
     and breeding programmes. Requirements of individual species including
     marmosets, owl monkeys, squirrel monkeys, macaques, baboons, new and
     old world monkeys are detailed.
Primate Behavior
     Links to articles, research findings and bibliographies about the
     behaviour of primates. Areas considered are abnormality, cognition /
     intelligence, communication, learning, locomotion, perception, sexual
     behaviour, sleep and social behaviour.
Genes and Disease
     Information about the relationship between genetic factors and
     disease, covering over 60 diseases associated with specific genes, as
     well as links to the 1998 Gene Map, protein sequences, and
     associations related to each disease
New Gene Map of the Human Genome
     Map giving the locations of more than 30,000 genes which can be used
     to identify and isolate those that directly cause human ailments or
     increase susceptibility to disease. Produced by the Human Genome
     Project which aims to develop a complete and accurate DNA sequence
     representing the genetic blueprint and evolutionary history of the
     human species.

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600 Technology (applied sciences)

MedWebPlus
     Extensive index to Internet resources on all aspects of medicine and
     biomedical topics, with over 700 subject categories and 130 country
     categories.
Muscular Dystrophy
     Article describing the genetic basis of muscular dystrophy and its
     effects. Information is given on different types of the disorder such
     as Becker, Distal, Facioscapulohumeral and Myopathies, with a separate
     section on the most common form, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).
Baltic Dyslexia Research Lab
     Articles about non-verbal auditory stimulation of children and adults
     with reading and spelling difficulties as a remediation for dyslexia.
     Features case studies, related references and course contacts.
     Includes details of training programs for auditory stimulation and
     laterality.
British Dyslexia Association
     A national organisation for specific learning difficulties consisting
     of local dyslexia associations and support groups. Publications and
     events are included, together with contact details for The British
     Dyslexia Association helpline.
Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tourette Syndrome
     Article about Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterised
     by involuntary tics. Symptomatology, associated behaviours and genetic
     influences are explained. Steps involved in clinical diagnosis and
     treatments such as psychodynamic psychotherapy, family treatment and
     genetic counselling are discussed.
Centre for Management of Information Technology
     Annotated list of case studies about the use of information technology
     by Australian companies. Details of research publications, seminars
     and teaching resources are given.

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700 The arts

Association of Photographers
     A UK trade association for fashion, advertising and editorial
     photographers, founded in 1968 and based in London.
British Journal of Photography
     Magazine for professional photographers, established 1854, and
     published weekly in the UK. The online companion does not duplicate
     the magazine, but offers additional features including details of
     current photography exhibitions, a discussion forum, a set of
     photography online tutorials and an image gallery.
Ian Dagnall, Travel Photographer
     Online portfolio of over 80 small photographs from round the world,
     including sections on people, cities, skiing and properties, as well
     as general travel photographs.
Edmund Nagele Photography
     Online catalogue of numerous small photographs from round the world,
     including sections on Americana, castles, concepts, Europe, flora,
     landscapes and moods, as well as digital art derived from photographs
     then manipulated via PhotoShop and Painter.
Photo Ecosse: Photographers Working in Scotland
     A small online collection of work from several freelance photographers
     based in Scotland. Featured sequences cover Rwanda, Sarajevo, and the
     death of Diana Princess of Wales.
Virtual Photo Gallery
     An online collection of over 70 recent photographs in JPEG format,
     submitted by numerous individual photographers, selected and published
     by the British Journal of Photography.
Vox Bulgarica Online
     Catalogue of a publishing venture, whose mission is to publish and
     distribute the music of Bulgaria and Eastern Europe.
Brass Band Bibliography
     Bibliography of brass band resources with titles, authors and
     publication details. Topics covered include specific brass bands,
     brass instruments and music, current brass band periodicals, films, TV
     and video.
Brass Catalogue
     Catalogue of sheet music for brass instruments with publication
     details and prices. Includes pieces for trumpet, euphonium, trombone,
     trombone octets, quartets, quintets, sextets and brass choir. Mail
     order facility available.
Chess Links
     Annotated set of links to chess federations, organisations and clubs.
     Also provides competition details and information about books,
     software and players.

        ------------------------------------------------------------

800 Literature and rhetoric

Popular Fiction - Romance - Science Fiction - Fantasy - Mystery -
Historical Fiction - Sports
     Index to numerous popular fiction resources. Headings include
     adventure stories, family sagas, fantasies, ghost stories, historical
     fiction, horror stories, humorous novels, mysteries, parallel worlds,
     romance, science fiction, spiritual, sports, thrillers, time travel,
     war stories and westerns.

        ------------------------------------------------------------

900 Geography and history

Archaeology: An Introduction - An Electronic Companion
     Collection of annotated links forming a companion site to the book,
     Archaeology: An Introduction, arranged alongside selections of its
     text and chapter headings. These include Discovery, Fieldwork and
     Recording, Excavation, and Dating the Past.
British Archaeology
     Journal offering news, features, comment and reviews on British
     archaeology. Full-text version is available online two months after
     publication.
Current Archaeology
     Information about the magazine devoted to British archaeology, which
     focuses on excavations and covers all periods. Includes news on
     archaeology in Britain, guides to a career in archaeology, and links
     to several databases, such as The Directory of British Archaeology and
     The Directory of British Excavations.
Archaeology: The Loss of Innocence
     The re-publication of David Clark's classic paper on the state of
     archaeology in the early 1970s, and related comment.
ArchaeoPress
     Publishers of British Archaeological Reports which cover all areas of
     archaeology, all periods and most of the world. Site offers details of
     publications.
British Archaeological Association
     Society founded in 1843 to promote the study of archaeology, art and
     architecture and the preservation of our national antiquities. Site
     gives details of lectures, conferences, publications and membership.
Council for Independent Archaeology
     Organisation formed to represent the independent, or amateur
     archaeologist, offering support for those who do archaeology in their
     spare time. Site provides background information, and details of
     meetings, archaeology placements and news.
Current Archaeology: Books
     Reviews of recently published books on archaeology, covering
     prehistory, the Classical and Roman period, Medieval and later, and
     archaeology overseas.
Dig! Digs! Digs!: The Directory of British Excavations
     A listing of archaeology bodies who include volunteers in their
     archaeological fieldwork, arranged by region.
MARS: Monuments at Risk Survey
     Details on a survey to determine the number and condition of
     archaeological sites and monuments in England, and to develop
     resources and skills to protect them in the future.
Society for Medieval Archaeology
     Society founded in 1957 to study British history since the Roman
     period. Site provides the full-text of the current newsletter, and
     membership and publication details.
Stones of Wonder: Prehistoric Observatories in Scotland
     Guide to prehistoric monuments in Scotland, dating to the Neolithic or
     the Bronze Age, which have orientations to the sun, moon or stars.
     Includes background information on archaeoastronomy and a listing of
     monuments which can be visited.
Caradon Archaeology Group
     Group which focuses on the archaeology of South East Cornwall and the
     Caradon District. Offers images and information on local sites.
Highland Archaeology Service
     Offers details of events, publications and excavations, and access to
     Digging Deep, a bi-monthly archaeological newsletter. Also includes
     illustrated articles on topics such as the Archaeology of Skye and
     Lochalsh, Exploring Historic Nairnshire and Saints from the West.
London and Middlesex Archaeology Society
     Society was founded in 1855 for the purpose of investigating the
     antiquities and early history of the Cities of London and Westminster
     and the Metropolitan County of Middlesex. Site offers details of
     lectures, conferences, publications, and contents of the annual
     journal 'Transactions'.
Lincolnshire's Archaeology
     Includes the full-text of the Lincolnshire Archaeological Handbook,
     and images and information on sites such as a Bronze Age village,
     wrecks, and Roman tablets.
Petroglyph UK: Exploring Yorkshires Bronze Age Rock Carvings
     Information on British prehistoric 'cup and ring' rock carvings, with
     articles on carvings in the Yorkshire Moors, customs, folklore and
     associated beliefs, and a bibliography.
Surrey Archaeological Society
     Society founded in 1854 to promote the study of archaeology and
     antiquities within the County of Surrey, by the collection and
     publication of material of archaeological, antiquarian and historical
     interest. Offers information on excavations, publications, events,
     library services and its management of a medieval moated site.
Wetland Archaeology
     Information about the Centre for Wetland Archaeology, including
     details of the Humber Wetlands Survey, Bronze Age trackways and
     related links.
Worcestershire County Archaeological Service
     Information about services, surveys, news and events, including images
     and articles on topics such as metal detecting and archaeology, and
     churches in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
York Archaeological Trust
     Information about the trust's historical and archaeological research,
     the Jorvik Viking Centre and the Archaeological Resource Centre.
Celtic Inscribed Stones Project: Language, Location And Environment
     Information and images from a project to study Medieval Celtic
     inscriptions.
Crannogs on the Web
     Information about crannogs, which are small artificial islands found
     in many of Scotland's lochs and inland waters. Includes an illustrated
     introduction, an abstract of crannog research, and a catalogue of
     crannogs in the Inner Hebrides.
Megalith Map
     Map showing the locations of almost 1000 prehistoric stone circles in
     England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, dating from 3000 BC to 1500 BC.
Megalithic Mysteries: A Photographic Guide
     Images of standing stones, stone circles and stone rows around
     Britain, arranged by geographic location.
Petroglyph UK: Exploring Yorkshire's Bronze Age Rock Carvings
     Information on British prehistoric 'cup and ring' rock carvings, with
     articles on carvings in the Yorkshire Moors, customs, folklore and
     associated beliefs, and a bibliography.
Secrets Beneath Your Feet
     Online exhibition describing aspects of life in York such as trade,
     craft, dress and religion in the Prehistoric, Roman, Anglian, Viking,
     Medieval and Post-medieval periods, accompanied by images of
     archaeological artefacts.
Catalhoyuk: Excavations of a Neolithic Anatolian Tell
     Site describing the excavations at Catalhoyuk, in Turkey, including
     newsletters, archive reports and a bibliography.
Medieval Pottery Research Group
     Information, news and events for those with an interest in the pottery
     vessels that were made, traded and used in Britain and Europe between
     the end of the Roman period and the 16th century.
Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
     The Hellenic Society was founded in 1879 to advance the study of Greek
     language, literature, history, art and archaeology in the Ancient,
     Byzantine and Modern periods. Site gives details of membership,
     publications, events and tables of contents for the Journal of
     Hellenic Studies.

-- 
Andrew Williamson
BUBL Information Service
Web:    http://bubl.ac.uk/ 
Email:  [log in to unmask]
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