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Intentional Web Presence: 10 SEO Strategies Every Academic Needs to Know
June 6, 2012

Patrick R. Lowenthal is an Instructional Designer at Boise State University. Joanna C. Dunlap is Associate Professor and Assistant Director for Teaching Effectiveness at the University of…

Case Study 9: The Open University of Hong Kong: The i-Counseling System
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Chun Ming Leung and Eva Tsang This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License Need/Rati…

The Future of the Internet IV
February 19, 2010

A survey of nearly 900 Internet stakeholders reveals fascinating new perspectives on the way the Internet is affecting human intelligence and the ways that information is being shared and rendere…

Is Google Good for History?
January 8, 2010

At gathering of historians, both critics and fans of book digitization project see great benefits and significant flaws. Some see culture clash between search engine giant and scholars. …

Search engine use behavior of students and faculty: User perceptions and implications for future research
December 17, 2009

This paper examines the use of Web search engines by faculty and students to support learning, teaching, and research. We explore the academic tasks supported by search engine use to investigate …

Google's Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars
August 31, 2009

Whether the Google books settlement passes muster with the U.S. District Court and the Justice Department, Google's book search is clearly on track to becoming the world's largest digit…

The Google Book Scanning Project: Issues and Updates
September 2, 2009

For about five years, Google has been scanning and indexing millions of volumes drawn from academic libraries and other sources worldwide. The project has been greeted with high praise but also w…

User Interface Implementations of Faceted Browsing
April 28, 2008

Just as it is important to choose the proper knife when slicing-n-dicing vegetables, it is critical to prescribe a suitable user interface to support faceted filtering. Faceted filtering allows y…

An Arbitrage Opportunity for Image Search and Retrieval
June 2, 2009

A new paradigm for image search metadata collection is emerging exemplified by the Human Computation School's application of gaming principles to information science search challenges. In pa…

The Little Engine That Can
September 4, 2008

The History Engine site is an online resource for students to search and browse written tidbits — what historians behind the project call “episodes” — and to contrib…