New resources page for SIGDOC conference chairs

There’s a new link on the SIGDOC conferences page (http://www.sigdoc.org/conference/) to a new page that provides information and links to resources for conference chairs:http://www.sigdoc.org/conference/resources.html

Please check it out and provide feedback. We hope that both former chairs, future ones, and any interested member will find this page helpful and let us know what updates, such as links to addi-tional information, are needed.

Intercom

In a recent issue (Sept/Oct 2011) of Intercom is a column by Andrea Ames and Alyson Riley on multimedia in information architecture. http://intercom.stc.org/ Intercom is the monthly publication of the Society for Technical Communication.

Technews

http://www.acm.org/technews/

TED sixth sense technology

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUdDhWfpqxg

TED Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”

http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html

SIGDOC on Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIGDOC

SIGDOC Europe Chapter

http://eurosigdoc.acm.org/

WritersUA:

The WritersUA Web site offers original, free articles, surveys, and resource listings:

http://www.writersua.com

WinWriters Information and Events

http://www.winwriters.com/

Content Wrangler

The Content Wrangler Newsletter: http://www.thecontentwrangler.com/ and abelsp@netdirect.net

Don Norman’s jnd website

http://www.jnd.org/

Essays: http://www.jnd.org/dn.pubs.html

Design as Communication: http://www.jnd.org/dn.mss/design_as_comun.html

Learning resources

ACM Mapping Guides for faculty who are uncertain where to start with IBM technologies. The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is internationally recognized as a premier organization for computing professionals. IBM selected the ACM-recommended curricula as the source against which to map IBM technologies and courseware, making it easier for faculty to determine where open source and IBM technologies might fit into their course content. Also in-cluded is a course catalog with more than 400 courses, addressing topics and technologies that will help students develop skills around Business Process Management, Enterprise Content Management, Model Driven Development and other smarter planet, industry-desired skill areas.

These no-charge student offerings are available through the IBM Academic Initiative’s Student Software Catalog, accessible via IBM Student Portal at http://www.ibm.com/university/students/.

Dilbert newsletter

http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbert/dnrc/html/read_the_newsletter.html

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