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If a catagory is used to help people find a resource quicker, then by all means - but is it  used?
 
If a catagory is used to help people find a resource quicker, then by all means - but is it  used?
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--[[User:Greenfyre|Greenfyre]] 23:38, 10 August 2008 (EDT)
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Lack of clarity on my part again, sorry. I am most definitely not suggesting creating something new to replace Cory, realclimate, UCS, skeptical science etc, not at all.
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Rather I am suggesting that the sublinks within these sites be organized by issue here as well, reasoning:
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i) in many instances specific myths show up and it would be nice to have a single link (ie here at the wiki) that links to all of relevant secions. Thus a page on the 70s cooling myth would not discuss the myth, but link to the relevant section at Grist, realclimate, etc. This makes it much easier for site users to use the wiki to debunk myths they encounter in espace.
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ii) not all of the collections are kept up to date. A wiki based issues page makes it easy to throw new work into the mix
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iii) it is something I am doing anyway (collecting the links by topic) so it is a relatively simple matter to do it here rather than on my machine. --[[User:Greenfyre|Greenfyre]] 23:38, 10 August 2008 (EDT)

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Source Country

I wonder how useful the source country section is? It is not a criteria I have ever used to look for material, but maybe others do.

It also begs the question about what catagories are useful? How likely is someone to be searching by the name of the newspaper? and is the search function sufficient?

I do not pose the question to be difficult, but more with an eye to the fact that catagorization takes time, particularly as they add a layer of decision making re: conventions (eg is Swindle 'Television' or 'Documentary' or both?}

If a catagory is used to help people find a resource quicker, then by all means - but is it used? --Greenfyre 23:38, 10 August 2008 (EDT)

By Topic

Lack of clarity on my part again, sorry. I am most definitely not suggesting creating something new to replace Cory, realclimate, UCS, skeptical science etc, not at all.

Rather I am suggesting that the sublinks within these sites be organized by issue here as well, reasoning:

i) in many instances specific myths show up and it would be nice to have a single link (ie here at the wiki) that links to all of relevant secions. Thus a page on the 70s cooling myth would not discuss the myth, but link to the relevant section at Grist, realclimate, etc. This makes it much easier for site users to use the wiki to debunk myths they encounter in espace.

ii) not all of the collections are kept up to date. A wiki based issues page makes it easy to throw new work into the mix

iii) it is something I am doing anyway (collecting the links by topic) so it is a relatively simple matter to do it here rather than on my machine. --Greenfyre 23:38, 10 August 2008 (EDT)