A weblog of the best information we've found this month
Bookshare.org Extends Access for the Print-Disabled
Bookshare.org is a web-based system supplying accessible books in digital formats designed for people with print disabilities. The subscription service operates in a legal file-sharing mode, so the collection is continually growing.
Are We Heading Toward a Super-intelligent Web?
It may happen sooner than you think. The Semantic Web, which understands and responds to human language, may be in our near future, according to this article in Business Week
What is the Semantic Web?
Foundation Center Research List
Now you can keep up to date on the Foundation Center's latest research on U.S. foundations and their giving via electronically-delivered press releases.
Search Engine Showdown Updated
The Search Engine Showdown website compares and evaluates Internet search engines from the searcher's perspective. Developed originally as a way to keep track of the search engines and share that information, the site has grown to include search engine features chart, detailed search engine reviews, an online newsletter, statistical analysis and search strategies
Grants Available for School Libraries
All AASL members, LAMA members and school library media specialists who
might be interested in the grant program for school library materials may register to receive information from the Department of Education by emailing [email protected] You can also submit questions to Maggie McFeeley through that email address.