"Building Quality Into Interactive Multimedia - Access Australia CMC Forum"
Sydney, August 1996

ONLINE USEABILITY - IS IT DIFFERENT?

T. Matthew Ciolek (tmciolek@ciolek.com), Coombs Computing Unit, ANU


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Electronic Resources - Two or Four Categories?

STAND-ALONE
self-centered, cannot be connected to, no URL
eg. Grolliers Encyclopaedia
'NET-ALONE'
self-centered, can be connected to, has URL
eg. WWW Telstra whitepages database
http://www.whitepages.com.au/
'SPRINGBOARD'
other-centered, cannot be connected to, no URL
eg. a CD-ROM based guide to the Internet
NETWORKED
other-centered, can be connected to, has URL
eg. Asian Studies WWW VL
http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-AsianStudies.html

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