Apr 15, 2005
(Vol. 25, No. 8)
Uniguide Academic Guide to the Internet
Here’s another link site that is notable primarily for the vast amount of territory it covers. The UniGuide Academic Guide to the Internet contains a great collection of links, but is puzzling, not just for the question of “What the heck is a Uniguide?”, but also for the claim of being an “Academic Guide”. The unsuspecting visitor will go to the site expecting to find a collection of academic institutions sites linked therein (and there are some), but will be pleasantly surprised to discover a wide-ranging collection of hierarchically organized links in broad topics such as Biological Sciences, Computer/Info Sciences, Education, Geosciences, Engineering, and others. Drilling down a little deeper, the individual headings are further subdivided and at the bottom level one finds links to a zillion nonacademic places of considerable interest. Perhaps the designers of these pages should consider a more accurate, descriptive name than they currently have.
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