Web Surfing for Fun and Profitby Cathy Flick, Ph.D.
Susan Rials gets the prize for the most Web discoveries this timeshe
sent us a file she provided for her lucky students. Keep sending those
URLs to me at firstname.lastname@example.org! Note: if you sent an URL that doesnt
show up on this list, please re-send to me. Between a hard disk death and
problems with my ISP, some mail may have been lost.
For the next issue: I would like to provide a list of useful online
library catalogs accessible by telnet or the web, with any helpful
instructions for how to use them (telnet access in particular is often
not obvious...). I often use them in my Russian translation work to track
down originals of Russian translations. I can explain telnetting to the
Library of Congress, Case Western Reserve, and Heidelberg Library at the
moment. Can anybody help with others?
Peace, Cathy Flick
Here is quite a find if you do work on phase transformations in steels:
an extensive review paper on the Web (complete with good photos) called
The Bainite Reaction by H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia. The site includes British
English, Spanish, and French versions. I cant judge the Spanish and
French properly, but the English version is excellent. The translators
names are included. By the way, I found the use of Web Buddy (see http://www.dataviz.com) very valuable for this site; this is an example
of software which allows you to save a web page or web site to disk
(specifying how many levels deep you want to go in the links), including
all the images. You can then either open up the pages offline in your
browser or convert them to your word processor format for easy reference
and also searching for terms.
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