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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

ASCE Special Collection- Hurricane Events and Analysis

ASCE has put together a nice web page linking technical papers on hurricanes and disaster response. These link right to the pdf's from ASCE publications. Here is the link: Hurricane Events Analysis, Response and Mitigation.
An ASCE Special Collection of Published Journal and Magazine Articles and Proceedings Papers It covers articles on areas such as Evacuation and Shelters, Levees, Models and Simulation, Prediction and Planning, Storm Gusts Structural Performance and Damage assessment

Monday, September 05, 2005

Journals with RSS feeds

Tables of contents from variety of journals such as Nature, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Materials and those from the Institute of Physics can be tracked using this new technology. A complete listing of all RSS feeds from Nature titles is available at Nature Newsfeed. Science Online RSS feeds provides Table of Contents of the current issue, News Summary, This week in Science, ScienceNOW, and NetWatch- the Best of the Web in Science. The use of RSS feeds alleviates the need for researchers to subscribe to email alerts since they can be able to view new information from their choice of RSS feeds as one portal. Springer RSS feeds provides links to the complete Springer collection of available RSS feeds by various subject areas. IngentaConnect which specializes in online journals in a wide variety of subject ares, ,provides RSS feeds from several journal titles. Users can sign up for feeds of new journal issues of their choice which on receiving shows the latest issue numbers and dates with a link to the full table of contents. BMJ Journals provides RSS feed icons on their journal home pages. IEEE Computer Society offers the availability of the latest magazines and transactions content through RSS feeds to automatically deliver new abstracts. Journal of applied Physics provides RSS feeds by different topics covered in the journal. University of Wisconsin –Madison’s ebling library has compiled a list of biomedical and health sciences electronic journals with available RSS Feeds. University of Saskatchewan Library also has created a list of electronic journals with RSS feeds. University of Chicago Press Journals provides RSS feeds of several journals covering different subject areas such as business, philosophy, religion, art, science and several others

Sunday, September 04, 2005

What's New in PinkFlamingo's Resource Lists?: Integrating RSS feeds into WebCT

A blog posting from Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, in which he provides
"Jay Bhatt's 15 min presentation on integrating RSS feeds into WebCT courses"
in 3 formats: mp3 podcast, screencast, and Powerpoint.

See What's New in PinkFlamingo's Resource Lists?: Integrating RSS feeds into WebCT (posted by Kate Britt)