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DESCRIPTION: One of a set of "Home" pages comprising the sterncastle or local section of The Telson Spur, this page is a list of links to on-line resources on internet portals or gateways (including "push" or webcasting, and web rings). The coordinate Home pages, with a common header and List of Contents, contain links to Local Information (including Canada), Telecommunity, Global News, Sky and Weather, Reference, Family, Life and Leisure, Home Computing, Internet Forums, Portals, and Web Weaving.

KEYWORDS: gate; gateway; mashups; mashups; megasite; podcasting; portal; push services; ring; web 2.0; webcasting

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Local Information

Global Community
Regional Administration and Information

Information Infrastructure
The Grid, Internet2, and NGI
Networking and Development
Internet Access and Services
The Digital Divide
[Up] Global News

World News
Disaster and Global Emergency
Environmental Crisis and News
Science News
Space News
Sky and Weather

The Sky
Primary Weather Sites
Satellite Images
Other Weather Resources
Severe Weather
Climate Data
Weather Equipment
[Up] Reference

Special Topics
Books On-line
Encyclopaedias On-line
Time and Times

Child Safety
Death, Dying, and Grief
Fellow Travellers
[Up] Life and Leisure

Food and Drink
Consumer Services
Health and Medicine
Home and Garden
Home Computing

Help and Technical Support
Antivirus Resources
Hardware: Building/Buying a PC
GNU/Linux and Open Source
Microsoft Windows
Internet Connectivity
History of Personal Computing
Forums, Periodicals, and Programmes
[Up] Internet Forums

Mailing Lists

Web Rings
Web Weaving

Hypertext and HTML
Web Style: Writing for the Web



Webcasting, Podcasting, Mashups, and Web 2.0
Web Rings

About.com (The Mining Company)
-- Former About Guides (Marco den Ouden)
-- Other Great Content Sites (ExploreNorth)
About.com Closed Guide Relocation Directory and Assistance Links
(Eric Ward)
About Guides & ex-Guides - Personal Contact Information & Domains
(Murray Lundberg)
ABYAN Super Gateway
Access Place (Bryce W. Westover)
The Advent of Portals (Mary E. Jackson, Library Journal, 15 Sep 2002)
Alba36.com - The Wings of the Web
ALFY - The Web Portal for Kids
AltaVista: Main Page
AltaVista Canada

Ambit - The Web Waystation (Ira Brickman)
Anders Main Page
Andilinks Information Sector Database (Andrea Silver)
Angelfire Communications
The Angle
AOL NetFind
A BeamishBoy's Home Page
Bess, The Internet Retriever (Sandra Gleason et al.)
Beyond ...The Black Stump (Pete Garriga)
-- U.S. Mirror
Big Sky Telegraph

BigWhat.com Search Portal
Bomis.Com Home Page
Buzzle.com | Intelligent Life on the Web
The Canada Centre
The Canadian Unity Council Portal
The Centre for Research and Information on Canada (CRIC) | Canada's Portal (Canadian Unity Council)
Climate Ark -- Climate Change News & Information Portal and Archive
Cobwebbed (Greg Pasterick)
Community Information Networks (U.K.)
ComputingPortals.org (Grid Information Services Working Group)
Contact Consortium HomePage (Nancy Zuidema)

Cosma's Home Page (Cosma Rohilla Shalizi)
Cyberplanet for Renewal (Lowell J. Greenberg)
Cybertown Home Page
Cynbe's Humongous Hotlist: Mixed Net Knowledge, Knick-Knacks & Nuts
Deoxyribonucleic Autonomous Zone
The Digital Universe (Digital Universe Foundation, Scotts Valley, California)
Digital Universe Foundation (ManyOne Networks)
Direct Hit
Downtown Anywhere - Front Street
Earthcon - Your Ultimate Portal to The Internet Universe!
Earth Portal (Digital Universe)
Earth Station Nine
EarthWeb.com: The IT Industry Portal
Eatonweb Portal
Eco-Portal -- The Sustainability Portal

Eggleston's JumpGate to Selected Resources (T. Stephen Eggleston)
EloPortal: European Integration Online Portal
EncycloZine (ed. Alan & Lucy Richmond)
ERIC Web Portal (Education Resources Information Center, U.S. Department of Education)
EuroSeek - English
Everything Online (Mike Trahan)
TheExecutive Club - Toronto
Excite (Handbook)
EXN: Exploration Network (Discovery Channel Canada)
Explore the Internet
Explore the Net (AOL)

Extropy Institute Portal: Exelsior!
4every1 Kids Portal
The Fray (Derek Powazek)
Freeinternetservices.com Homepage Portal
Free Pint Portal - Homepage (UK)
FutureFile.com - A Portal for the Future (Tod Maffin)
Gaia 1 Station
Geometry.Net Online Learning Center

Global Network Navigator (GNN)
GloStart - The Beginning
GNET, the Galaxy Network
GNOME's Science Vessel
HerHomePage.com Where the Web Starts for Women
Hidden Rivers
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Official Earth Edition
(Douglas Adams et al., h2g2, BBC Online)
Homo Ludens (Rob van Son)

iBelong Home
IBM: Small Planet Pavilion
Info Bank
Institutional Portals: A Review of Outputs (Liz Pearce, 26 Jun 2003) PDF
I OPENER Frontdoor (Glenn J. Marcus)
iVia Open Source Virtual Library System (Steve Mitchell et al., D-Lib Magazine 9:1, Jan 2003)
JISC Information Environment: Portals
(Joint Information Systems Committee, UK)
Journalist Express: News and Research Portal for Reporters
(ed. Laura Davidson)
The Junction On Line Service
-- Index
Larry's World Home Page (Lawrence J. Magid)

The LinkMinder
LITA Internet Portals Interest Group (Library and Information Technology Association)
LookSmart Australia
LookSmart Canada
LookSmart UK
Lycos Home Page
Macrocosm USA Home Page
MagPortal.com Home
ManyOne Networks (Joe Firmage et al., Salt Lake City)
Mathematical BBS (University of Ferrara)
MavicaNET - Multilingual Search Catalog
The Membrane Domain
Metadot Open Source Portal Server
Mitch @ The Hub (Mitchell Porter)

Mobileplay (James Ryan et al., Los Angeles)
The Most Online (Sprint Canada)
MSN (Microsoft Network)
MSN Start - Canada
MyBC (Sympatico)
MyTravelGuide.com - The Internet's Travel Portal
My Way
My Yahoo!
Nashville.com Web Links LaunchPad

Netscape.ca (Netscape Communications Canada)
Netscape Netcenter
Nettaxi Online Communities Homepage
News for the Soul (Nicole M. Whitney et al.)
-- Portal for the Soul
NISS Services (UK)
Observatory of the Information Society: An International Gateway (UNESCO)
1Up Info - Encyclopedia & Reference Resource
Online Education at The Teaching Portal
OpenHere Resources (David Dillard)
Orientation: The Regional Search Directory
Peel -- For the Young and Hip
Personal Webpage Elisabeth Roche
Pick up a Portal (Lorcan Dempsey, Update, Oct 2004)
Planet 9 Studios
Portal:Browse (Wikipedia)
Portal Factory (LINC Caddie.NET, MIT)

Portals, Inc - Home Page
Portals in Higher Education (Michael Looney & Peter Lyman, Educause Review, Jul-Aug 2000) PDF
Portals Magazine (Los Angeles)
Portals to the World Home Page (Library of Congress)
Portal to Asian Internet Resources (PAIR)
Portal Webliography (Eric Lease Morgan)
Posthuman.com Portal (Sabine Atkins)
The recombinant library: portals and people
(Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC, 2 Sep 2003)
Resource Central -- Information Links (Jim Hatch)
Robot Wisdom Weblog (Jorn Barger)
The Scholar's Portal: An International Perspective
(IFLA Workshop, Berlin, 7 Aug 2003)
Science Portals (USC Science Library)
The Scout Portal Toolkit
SelectSurf -- Less Sand, More Surf
The Sites made for Kids Portal (Tom Jaros)
South to the Future
The Space Station
The Space-Time Portal
Starting Page

Starting Point
StartSpot Mediaworks
Start Squad Kids' Portal (State Library of North Carolina)
Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web - Home Page
Subject Portals Project (Resource Discovery Network)
-- Turning Gateways into Portals (Ruth Martin, Update, 19 Jun 2003)
Suite 101
Surfer's Paradise (Eric Tittley)
TeAch-nology.com - The Web Portal for Educators
Themestream Home Page
TIN (The-Inter.net)
The Top of the Web (John December)
Topher's Place
Towne Square 2000 Entry Page (USR)
Traffick -- The Guide to Portals (ed. Andrew Goodman)

T. Rex's Guide to Life (Kenneth Quinnell)
UNESCO Archives Portal
UNESCO Libraries Portal
V.C.O.T. - The Virtual Community of Tomorrow
Virtual Sites Index -- A Web Surfer's Guide...
The Virtual Town: Town Square
W3 Jumpstation
WachuNet: Window to the World
Wales on the Web: The All Wales Portal
(National Library of Wales)
WAMPAD Mobile Portal
The Way (World Access Internet Navigator)

Web.com - The Web Network
Web Index
Web Portals and Higher Education: Technologies to Make IT Personal
(Richard N. Katz and Associates, 2002)
WebSeed Directory - Network of WebSeed Publishing Sites
Web Sitings (FamilyPC)
The WELL, Welcome to
The WELL Gopher
Wilton Library Association
Wired Source
WomensNet.Net Full Service ISP & Internet Portal

Wonderport (Gerald O'Connell)
WZ.com The Busy Person's Guide to What You Love to Do
The Yellow LinkPage (Roderik Valcke)
Your EZ Link to Everything!
Your OneStop Network
Zeal.com - Search. Rate. Review. Discover.
Zimbio - The People's Guide to the Web
(Redwood City, California)
ZineZone Home

See also Jump Points


Webcasting, Podcasting, Mashups, and Web 2.0

ABC Science Podcasts (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Academic Podcasts (Duke University)
Add This! Social Bookmark and Feed Button
(Web2.0 Social Media Optimization)
AfterDark Online
All Things Web 2.0 (Verticom Group, Bronxville, New York)
Amazon.com Podcast Network (Amazon.com, Seattle)
AOL Search Podcast
ArrIve Networks (IFusion)
A to Z Complete Podcast Collection (Open Culture, ed. Dan Colman)
Audiobook Podcast Collection (Open Culture)
Big Picture Science, radio show & podcast (Molly Bentley & Seth Shostak et al., SETI Institute)
BritCaster.com (UK)
Castanet Tuner (Marimba)
The Coming Age of the "Cellcast" or "Mobilcast"
(ResourceShelf, 25 Nov 2006)
Daily Mashup - Popular Links, Photos, and News of the Day
(Peter Freitag, Utica, New York)
Daily SearchCast - Search Engine News Via Podcast (Danny Sullivan)
Digital Bindery
Discovery Now (US National Institute of Space)
Divvio: The Personal Guide to Video & Audio (Hossein Eslambolchi et al., Menlo Park, California)
Downtown (inCommon)
Ed-Cast: The Higher Education Podcast Repository (Margaret Maag & Ray Schroeder et al., University of Illinois at Springfield)
Education Podcast Network (The Landmark Project)
EntryPoint Client Download Center
ESApod Audio & Video from Space (European Space Agency)

Fold - Your Web 2.0 Start Page (London)
For Your Listening Pleasure (Shirl Kennedy, ResourceShelf, 4 Jan 2007)
Glide - The first complete online operating system (Marcu Farny, TransMedia, New York)
Homebrewed Christianity (podcasts, Tripp Fuller & Chad Crawford)
IMPALA Project (Informal Mobile Podcasting And Learning Adaptation)
In-Box Direct (Netscape)
INCISA (Wayfarer)
The Informant
Information Literacy meets Web 2.0 (Peter Godwin)
Intermind Communicator
Internet and Multimedia 2006: On-Demand Media Explodes (Bill Rose & Joe Lenski, Arbitron/Edison Media Research, New York, Jun 2006) PDF
iPodder.org (Adam Curry, Amsterdam)
IT Conversations: Audio Podcasts on Information Technology and Business (dir. Doug Kaye)
JPL Podcast (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
JPL Webcasts (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
The Library of Congress - Webcasts (Washington, DC)
MashupCamp (David Berlind)
Mashup Feed
The Missing Link: A Podcast on the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology (Elizabeth Green Musselman)
Mobilcast Social Media Community and Podcast Directory (Melodeo, Seattle)
Most Comprehensive Web 2.0 List (Andreas Dittes, DiTTES.iNFO Blog)
My Yahoo! News Ticker (Net Controls)

NASAcast: Download the Universe (NASA Podcasting)
The Nick & Josh Podcast (Nicholas Fiedler & Joshua Case)
NPR Podcast Directory (US National Public Radio)
Orb MyCasting (Orb Networks, Emergyville, California)
Oxford Internet Institute: Webcast (University of Oxford)
Phlip! - Your Active Channel Guide
PhoneCasting :: Phonecasting and Podcasting for Wireless Devices (Kingwood, Texas)
Pligg Web 2.0 Content Management System
(Eric Heikkinen, Boardman, Ohio)
Pluggd - Discover, Listen to, and Share Podcasts (Seattle)
Podanza Podcast Search Engine and Directory (Seattle)
PodcastDirectory.com (Andrew Leyden, Chesapeake Beach, Maryland)
Podcasting (Lee Rainie & Mary Madden, Pew Internet & American Life Project Report, 3 Apr 2005)
Podcasting Avenue (Jean Scholtes)
Podcasting Legal Guide: Rules for the Revolution (Colette Vogele & Mia Garlick, Creative Commons, Apr 2006)
Podcasting News (James Lewin, Des Moines)
Podcasting 101 for K-12 Librarians (Esther Kreider Eash, Computers in Libraries Magazine, Information Today, 19 Apr 2006)
Podcasting Tools
Podcast.net - The Podcast Directory (Dannie Gregoire, Louisville, Kentucky)
Podcasts | American Museum of Natural History (AMNH/NYAS)
Podfeed.net Podcast Directory
Podiobooks.com - Serialized audio books in podcast form
(Evo Terra et al.)
Podlinez - Podcasts On Any Phone
Podmailer (zSlide)
Podscope Audio/Video Search Engine (TVEyes)

Popcasts (Podium, Japan)
Programmable Web: The Web As Platform (John Musser)
PublicRadioFan.com - Podcast directory (ed. Kevin A. Kelly)
Radio Astrobiology (Astrobiology Magazine)
Riding the Waves of "Web 2.0" (Mary Madden & Susannah Fox, Pew Internet Project, 5 Oct 2006) PDF
Science@NASA Podcast
Script.aculo.us - web 2.0 javascript (Thomas Fuchs, Vienna)
SharedBook - On-Demand Reverse Publishing for Businesses and Consumers (New York)
Sites to See: Podcasting (Education World)
Skepticality - Truth in Podcasting (Derek Colanduno & Swoopy)
SOA Versus Web 2.0? (John Hagel, Edge Perspectives, 25 Apr 2006)
Social Media or The Impact of Us (webcast of presentation by Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Oxford Internet Institute, 19 Feb 2007)
SplashCast (Splashcastmedia.net, Portland)
Starwave Direct (Starwave Corporation)
Supernova 2006: Connecting in a Complex World (Knowledge@Wharton)
Tap the Power: Podcasting Basics (Arden Rice & Marian G. Rogers, Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, Dec 2006)
TechCrunch: Tracking Web 2.0 (Michael Arrington, Manhattan Beach, California)
Tech Podcasts on ZDNet
The Terrible Twos: Web 2.0, Library 2.0, and More (Greg R. Notess, Information Today Online 30:3, May-Jun 2006)
Top 10 Sources
Top 25 Web 2.0 Search Engines (OEDb)
2.0 Websites : 2.0 Websites Directory (2.0Websites.com)

Updatebots (BotSpot)
-- Update Bots Search
UpSnap (Davidscon, California)
Webosphere : Internet, RSS, web 2.0 (Matthew Mullenweg, WordPress)
Web 2.0 (Chris Smith, The Education Project Asia, Chiangmai, Thailand)
Web 2.0 (ResourceShelf)
Web 2.0 Awards (SEOmoz, Seattle)
Web 2.0 Blog (Dion Hinchcliffe)
Web 2.0: Building the New Library (Paul Miller, Ariadne Issue 45, Oct 2005)
Web 2.0 Conference (O'Reilly Media)
Web 2.0 Downloads - Shareware and Freeware Software
(Tucows, Toronto)
Web 2.0 Innovation Map (Fourio, Portland, Oregon)
Web 2.0 in Science (Timo Hannay, CTWatch Quarterly 3:3, Aug 2007)
Web 2.0 Mashup Center (John Musser, ProgrammableWeb)
Web 2.0 - a new generation of services
(Phil Bradley, CILIP Update, Apr 2006)
Web 2.0 Search Engine
What is Web 2.0 and how is it impacting on education? (podcast of presentation by Lawrie Phipps & Dave White, JISC, 13 Aug 2007)
What Is Web 2.0: Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software (Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Network, 30 Sep 2005)
What is Web 2.0? Ideas, technologies and implications for education (Paul Anderson, JISC Technology and Standards Watch, Feb 2007) PDF
WSFinder (Paul, Tribe Networks, San Francisco)
Yahoo! Podcasts
ZapTXT (San Francisco)
Zoho (Sunnyvale, California)


Web Rings

See also relevant field node for rings on a specific topic.

Amateur Telescope Making Web Ring (S*T*A*R Astronomy Club)
Anthropology Web Ring Home Page (Archaeology on the Net)
Anti-Quackery Ring (Paul Lee et al.)
British Columbia on the Net Web Ring (Waine Meyers)
CyberStudies WebRing
Dino Land Webring Homepage (Fred Bervoets & Steve Brusatte)
-- NetRing Index
Disability Studies Web Ring (David Kehler)
ETX Web Ring (James F. Bayne)
Free Software Writers Web Ring
GEOSCIENCE Web Ring (Stefan Hildebrand)

Great Books WebRing Home Page (Paul John Barnette Jr)
The Help Ring (Chip Adair)
I Am Woman... Hear Me Roar! Web Ring
The Keyring (Akira Cheng)
Mensa SIG Ring
Muslimas Web Ring
Paleoanthropology Web Resources Web Ring
The Philosophy Webring ("Frommy", a.k.a. "Kyrene Ariadne")
-- Forum (VOiCE)
-- List of Sites

Project Galactic Guide WebRing (Alex McLintock et al.)
The Radio Astronomy Web Ring (Radio-Sky Publishing)
The Rail -- Junction
RASC Member Home Pages Webring (Mark Grice)
Resource Ring (R'Chel Gelona)
Rings and Lines (The One Stop Information Shop)
RingSurf - Free Webring Hosting, Management, and Directory Service
RingWorld -- The Webring Directory
The Science and Theology WebRing (mod. Nick Saunders)
-- Index

Sci-Fi Connections Web Ring (David Shue)
The SETI Webring (Gene Marlin)
The Stellar Visions Webring (Mark C. Farrington)
-- Site List
The World of High IQ Webring (Karyn S. Huntting)
World Ring HeadQuarters
WorldWide Homepage Club®Lost in WebSpace Ring
World Wide Webaholics (Howard V. Barton)
WWWomen WebRing Home Page
Yahoo! WebRing

See also The Farther Shore

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