Re: Announcement: Updated World Wide Web section

Mehmet Pacaci <mehmet@its.iiu.my> Mon, 29 August 1994 08:25 UTC

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On 9 Aug 1994, John Kirriemuir wrote:

> (This message cross-posted to several lists)
> 
> Announcing that version 1.3 of the World Wide Web section for
> the Department of Information Studies at the University of Sheffield
> is now online.
> 
> This is basically the same as version 1.2, but:
> (1) The mistakes that were spotted to date have been fixed!
> (2) More links have been added to the information resources
> and searching the internet sections
> (3) The pages on internet tools have been expanded in detail
> (4) More pages with students own research and other details have been
> added
> (5) Details of how to contact the department and members of staff
> within it for collaborative research etc have been expanded (and
> corrected!)
> 
> If you haven't yet looked, the web pages contain such things as:
> *  Details and a brief history of the department
> *  Links to internet resources that people in the areas of library
> and information science, information management and computational
> chemistry may find useful
> *  Details of the postgrad and undergrad courses in librarianship,
> information management and health information management
> *  Details of the current research in the department
> *  An introductory section on searching the internet/web, with
> lots of links to search engines, maps etc
> *  Pages on some individual internet tools eg Gopher and Veronica,
> and a few links to good working examples
> *  A list of papers, articles, reviews etc in the LIS area that have
> been produced by the department over the last few years
> 
> Our URL is:
> 
> http://www2.shef.ac.uk/info_studies/home.html
> 
> The pages are mounted remotely on a mac SE30 - this has relatively
> few lines in, so if a web page doesn't load, it's probably due to too
> many people simultaneously trying to access it - in which case,
> please try later!
> 
> Comments, critiques, and suggestions for further development/other
> relevant web/internet links are all very appreciated.
> 
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------
> John Kirriemuir,
> Department of Information Studies (a grade 5 department)
> University of Sheffield, Sheffield.
> Phone: +44 (0)742 825093
> Fax:   +44 (0)742 780300
> Email: j.kirriemuir@sheffield.ac.uk
> Web:   http://www2.shef.ac.uk/info_studies/johnkirr.html