The University Record, December 17, 1996

ON RAMP

Internet Public Library helps children understand Olympics
The Internet Public Library at the School of Information publishes a monthly newsletter for children titled WebINK: The Internet Newsletter for Kids. Each issue focuses on a single topic, which is complemented by an accompanying Parent/Teacher Guide and an interactive Web site: "WebINK Online" (http://webink.ipl.org/webink).

The newsletter explores a topic from numerous perspectives, highlighting its relationship to the arts, sciences, math, geography, history, entertainment, current events and more. Additional WorldWide Web sites, educational activities and print resources are included in the Parent/Teacher Guide.

Call the Internet Public Library at 764-4386 for more information.

 

Comnet links volunteers with agencies
Check out the School of Social Work's Michigan Comnet, an online community and information sharing network for non-profit, public service organizations.

"You Can Make the Difference," a special holiday Web site sponsored by Michigan Comnet and the Detroit News, lists the needs and the contact information for dozens of public service agencies in southeast Michigan.

The Web site address is http://comnet.org/holiday/comnet.html.