The Web of Language — The go-to site for language in the news, from Dennis Baron
ResourceShelf –A daily newsletter with resources of interest to information professionals, educators and journalists.
ResearchBuzz –News about search engines, databases, and other information collections.
Info Today — articles, product reviews, case studies, evaluation, and informed opinion for the information professional.
DocuTicker –A daily update of new reports from government agencies, ngo’s, think tanks, and other groups.
Public Records Online –A Portal to official state web sites, and those Tax Assessors’ and Recorders’ offices that have developed web sites for the retrieval of available public records over the internet.
WikiHow — The how-to manual you can edit.
Tweet & Socialize.
- Overview /Comparison of Essential Twitter Applications (NEW)
- Posterous – “The dead simple way to put anything online using email.”
- TweetDeck (Kelli’s #1 tool)
- HootSuite (Kelli’s fave for scheduling tweets, among other things)
- Tweepler (still a Kelli top-pick for keep my friend/follower list tidy and spam-bot free)
- Social Mention – Think Google Alerts but for social media. Receive daily email alerts of a developing news story, a competitor, or the latest on a celebrity.
- Designers who Rock – 53 awesome designers you should follow on Twitter
- Naming Tools – part of Igor International, a Naming & Branding Agency
- Creative Commons – free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof.
- Blogging Starter Checklist (NEW) Worth checking out, whether you’re new to blogging or not!
- Newsroom101 (NEW) – 2000+ free, self-instructional exercises for journalists, writers, editors, students and others who want to review (or learn) journalistic language (AP Style).
- Language is a Virus
- Online Etymology Dictionary
- The Word Detective
- American Medical Writers Association
- Citizen Media Law Project
Do Some Good.
- Scitable – A collaborative learning space for science
- 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything