Nicole\’s got a library blog (again)
July 26, 2006, 10:44 pm
Filed under: online collection, research tools, Science tools

(I completely deleted this content unintentionally. Duh!) is a great spot to find information about a variety of critters. The site contains images, complete taxonomy, wors cited and other references. This could be a

great tool in the classroom or at the library. Those libraries with social bookmark sharing should add it to their science, grade school or whatever lists!

The site is hosted by Iowa State University Entymology and carries the following disclaimer pertaining to authority:

Disclaimer: Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.

Anyhow, I really like this site!


sustainability advertising
July 6, 2006, 1:36 pm
Filed under: advertising, environment, online collection, sustainability

From Research Buzz:

UNEP’s Production and Consumption Branch has published on the web its Creative Gallery on Sustainability Communications or you know, its gallery on funny and thoughtful ads on the subject. Love it. Might be a really nice addition to your Furl or

Here’s a screenshot of a particularly excellent Philadelphia Eagles one:

And here’s a favorite of mine that I’ve seen on tv about the “clean locomotive”