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an information literacy technology for chemistry documents
'What Is Gopher?' tutorial was cited in a Journal of Cheminformatics paper in 2015.
The What Is Gopher? tutorial was cited in a Journal of Cheminformatics paper in 2015.
Subject: WikiHyperGlossary (WHG): an information literacy technology for chemistry documents Date: 22 May 2015 Author: Michael A Bauer1, Daniel Berleant2, Andrew P Cornell3 and Robert E Belford3 Source: http://www.jcheminf.com/content/7/1/22 ... Hypertext and 21 st century information literacy challenges The United Nations considers literacy to be a fundamental human right . This issue is of critical concern in nations and cultural contexts where segments of the population lack the fundamental literacy skills required to effectively participate in modern civilization. The World Wide Web has also created new literacy challenges for wealthier and more literate nations. Where today, even educated people have ready access to multitudes of documents they cannot comprehend. The web is built on hypertext as a foundation. Hypertext is a concept, not a particular piece of software. However software implementations are what brought hypertext into widespread internet use. The first such implementation was called Gopher. Users would typically see a screen showing text, followed by a list of link targets to choose from by typing on the keyboard  (mice were not yet common). The World Wide Web (WWW) became publically available in 1991 and quickly grew to dominate the hypertext world. It was supported not only by a Gopher- like text-only browser that still exists, Lynx , but by browsers that could handle images and other multimedia information as well. This is the type of browser in common use today. With multimedia support the web made the leap from hypertext to hypermedia, and more quantum leaps in hypermedia technology followed. ... References 1. DeepLit WikiHyperGlossary. [Online; accessed: 2015-02-12]. http://www. hyperglossary.org webcite OpenURL 2. United Nations literacy decade (2003 - 2012). [Online; accessed: 2015-02-12]. [http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes /education-building-blocks/literacy/un-literacy-decade/ WebCite] 3. Yang H: What is Gopher? [Online; accessed: 2015-02-12]. [http://www.herongyang.com/Computer-History /Gopher-What-Is-Gopher.html WebCite] ...
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