Internet use

Internet use

Womenspace

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization that promotes women’s participation in information and communication technology.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 729-0746
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
kathy@womenspace.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 729-5937
Street Address: 
302-1066 Somerset W
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Y 4T3

Accessing social care research: an introductory guide

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Stuart Macwilliam
Pete Maggs
Alice Caldwell
Stephanie Tierney
Publisher: 
Centre for Evidence-based Social Services
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Exeter, UK

Provides guidance and tips on how to access research and other information relevant to social care. Written as an introductory guide and intended primarily as a starting point for those who wish to develop their evidence-based skills by increasing their knowledge of sources of social care research.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0953570983

False oracles: consumer reaction to learning the truth about how search engines work. Results of an ethnographic study

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Leslie Marable
Publisher: 
Consumer WebWatch
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Yonkers, NY

Provides the results of a study that shows consumers can not always discern paid search from pure search results when using search engines.

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Consumer WebWatch

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Forms a grant-funded project of Consumers Union that seeks improve the credibility of online information.

Primary Telephone: 
(914) 378-2600
Street Address: 
101 Truman Ave.
City: 
Yonkers
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10703-1057

Canadian women's internet directory

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Répertoire Internet des femmes canadiennes
Media Type: 
Online
En Ligne
Publisher: 
Womenspace

Offre un site Web qui relie les internautes avec les ressources en ligne pour l’égalité des femmes canadiennes. Répertore les sites qui sont éducatifs et qui partagent de l’information sur le travail des femmes pour l’égalité incluant : points de vue des femmes, débats, campagnes, militantisme, créativité, services, recherches et questions politiques. // Forms an interactive, searchable web site that links users with Canadian women's equality resources online. Lists sites which are educational, sharing information on women's equality work: including women's perspectives, debates, campaigns, activism, creativity, services, research and policy issues.

Gender-related electronic forums

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English
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Online
Author: 
Jean Korenman
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Univerity of Maryland, Baltimore County
Publication Place: 
Baltimore, MD

Provides an annotated, frequently updated listing of publicly accessible electronic forums and listservs related to women or to gender issues.

PAR-L

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English
Media Type: 
Online
En Ligne
Publisher: 
University of New Brunswick
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

The PAR-L discussion list is an online forum of more than 1,000 people, primarily women--and some men--in Canada, and also in more than a dozen other countries, who are interested in promoting women's equality. Subscribers include grassroots activists, researchers, academics, policy analysts, and many others. This bilingual (English/French) list is open to any individual or organization interested in discussing policy, action, and research on issues of concern to women in Canada. The scope is intentionally broad to provide an open forum where feminist activists, scholars, and researchers can come together, communicate, share, and disseminate information in a supportive environment. // La liste d'envoi PAR-L est un forum électronique de plus de 1 200 personnes, principalement des femmes mais aussi des hommes, au Canada et dans plus de 12 autres pays, qui veulent encourager l'égalité des femmes. Les abonnées comprennent des militantes, des chercheuses, des universitaires, des analystes de politiques, des journalistes et beaucoup d'autres personnes. Cette liste bilingue (français-anglais) est ouverte à toute personne ou organisation intéressée à discuter de politiques, d'action et de recherches sur les dossiers intéressant les femmes au Canada. Les objectifs de la liste sont délibérément très généraux afin de fournir un forum ouvert où militantes, universitaires et chercheuses féministes peuvent s'assembler, communiquer, partager et diffuser de l'information dans un contexte d'appui mutuel.

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I heard it on the Internet: Internet health myths

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
National Research Center for Women and Families
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Examines some of the more popular e-mails containing medical information, rumours, hoaxes, and miracle products.

itbusiness.ca

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Business
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Publisher

Offers daily news on the IT industry.

Primary Telephone: 
416-733-7600
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@itbusiness.ca
Street Address: 
25 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 100
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M2N 6S7

Canadians see Internet as good for what ails them

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Monika Rola
Publisher: 
itbusiness.ca
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the results of a survey showing that looking for health information is the number one Web activity among Canadians of all ages. Features the Canadian Women's Health Network and sexuality.ca.

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