Here's a little article that offers a good overview from Northwestern University Library.
As a general information guide it might be lacking a bit. (ex. public library lists Group Services as it own library, Colleges – reveals everything from Central Piedment to College Place restaurant).
But if you need to find a restaruarant with "deli" in its name within a mile of the downtown area, then it surely can be a help.
It will be intetesting to where they take it.
Yahoo Local: http://local.yahoo.com
More info: Observer article
After hearing comments this past week during Charles' staff address about the need for more copies of CO, I wonder if this would offer a viable option.
Wouldn't it be great if you could access the last 30 days (or whatever) in e-dition format that mimics the print without having to maintain a huge paper file. Just a thought. It might be worth checking out.
In the last two weeks of July, nine organizations (including one PL Orange
County Library System) have committed to adding text-only versions to their
websites using the LIFT Text Transcoder to support a two-pronged approach to web
Get a demo of your site with the text-only option added
This two-pronged approach helps to instantly increase the general
accessibility of all current web content, while allowing webmasters to focus
limited resources on developing new content using current web accessibility
guidelines. By implementing a central server-based solution with the LIFT Text
Transcoder, all content can be accessed in a text-only version, dramatically
increasing the web accessibility of older, more disbursed content by adding a
simple link to pages.
Some new live Examples - see "text-only" links
Maryland Transit Authority (text only link top left)
NJ Dept of Personnal (text only link on main navigation bar)
This blog is an attempt to keep up with these changes and stay informed. So bookmark the site, feel free to contribute and join me on the ride.