I just took a look at this resource, and I have to say, it's *awesome*!
Congrats to the TC Library folks! I wish all online databases were as easy
to use . . . and I wish there were more like this dealing with rhet/comp,
--On Friday, March 19, 2004 11:44 AM -0500 brent <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> For those teaching and researching in Technical Communication,
> (or others interested in the field), I'd like to send out an
> introduction to the EServer TC Library, a free online library/index of
> technical communication research articles and resources. We (the
> editorial board) created the TC library after determining how difficult
> it can be to find technical communication resources using traditional
> databases. We're now inviting you to use it in your research, offer it
> as a resource to your colleagues and students, and link to it on your
> web pages. The EServer TC Library is located at
> The TC Library indexes over 6,100 public and subscriber-restricted
> resources (including peer-reviewed scholarly articles), representing the
> work of more than 2,750 authors -- likely including members of CASLL.
> It indexes 28 years' worth of writings -- and works in 21 languages.
> Our site offers bibliographies for hundreds of subcategories within
> technical communication, including research methods, document design,
> usability, ethics, project management, interface design, rhetorical
> theory, and hundreds of other categories. All resources are evaluated by
> community members, giving students and faculty a quick assessment of the
> quality of various resources on the site. And the catalogue is growing
> at an average rate of 10 new works per day.
> The TC Library is physically housed at Iowa State University, but is not
> formally affiliated with any one organization. The development of this
> library is an independent effort by volunteers.
> Please feel free to share this resource with your students and
> colleagues, perhaps by forwarding this email. Any faculty member,
> student, or department may link to the main page or any subject-specific
> page. The link can be provided in course syllabi, assignment sheets, and
> other course resources.
> For sample code to help link to our site, please visit
> http://tc.eserver.org/link_to_us.html -- it includes code for both
> simple HTML links as well as code for our more advanced interactive
> DHTML and XML features, if you'd be interested in using those.
> We hope that the EServer TC Library will prove to be a valuable resource
> for you.
> Brenton Faber
> EServer TC Library Editorial Board
> TC LIBRARY EDITORIAL BOARD TC LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD
> --------------------------------- --------------------------------
> Katherine Durack, Miami U of Ohio Stephen A. Bernhardt, U Delaware
> Angela Eaton, Texas Tech U Ann Blakeslee, Eastern Michigan
> Brenton D. Faber, Clarkson U Rebecca Burnett, Iowa State U
> David Hailey, Utah State U Saul Carliner, Concordia U
> Bill Hart-Davidson, RPI Sam Dragga, Texas Tech U
> Jeffrey Jablonski, UNLV George F. Hayhoe, Mercer U
> Michael Salvo, Purdue U Dan Riordan, U Wisconsin-Stout
> Geoffrey Sauer, Iowa State U Geoffrey Sauer, Iowa State U
> Bill Williamson, U Northern Iowa --------------------------------
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College of Pharmacy
University of Michigan
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