Impact of New Information Resources:
Multimedia and Networks

Information Retrieval Working Group

Meet the Group

We are students of Howard Besser's Impact of New Information Resources: Multimedia and Networks course. This course is taught jointly at UC Berkeley (LIS 296A) and UM Ann Arbor (ILS 609). Together we comprise the Information Retrieval Working Group for this course.

*Berkeley, California

Ron Basich
Dave Burkett
Jack Huynh
Karen McLaughlin
Charlie Sinclair

*Ann Arbor, Michigan

Shannon Cronin
Randy Horton
Martha Pinto

*This Web Page was created during a joint group meeting in one of the Internet Public Library MOO conference rooms on April 11, 1995.

Transcript of our meeting
Reflections on the MOO Meeting experience: "Musing on the Moo"
by Shannon Cronin

*MOO related information:

The Common Place MOO: Orality and Literacy in Virtual Reality
Langham, Don, Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine Vol 1, No 3, July 1, 1994. p. 7

MOO as Tool, MOO as Realm: A Response to Don Langham
Doherty, Michael E., Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine Vol 1, No 7, November 1, 1994. p6


The purpose of our working group to is pursue a more in-depth discussion of Information Retrieval topics and issues. This home page represents one of the methods by which we are reporting back to the class on the progress of this effort. Many of the items below will also be presented as semester projects.

*Information Retrieval Discussion Group

*Pre-Internet Models

*Current Internet Models

*Newsgroups and Information Retrieval

*Future Models

*Social aspects of Information Retrieval

*UM East Medical Campus On-Line Information Resources
A joint semester project of the Ann Arbor IR Working Group.


*Related Resources

As We May Think
The article by Vannevar Bush, first published in the July 1945 issue of The Atlantic Monthly

The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval, ACM SIGIR

IR Listserv at the University of California

Internet Public Library project in the School of Information and Library Studies at the University of Michigan

Stock Market Quotes

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