Re: website organization of journals

From: Marcella Dawson <>
Subject: Re: website organization of journals
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 1996 21:51:00 -0600 (CST)

Wouldn't it be nice if there were an LFM search program! You could type 
in the word and, voila, Laura's article would pop right up. Marc---could 
we please have a "search" program on the sight?


Marcella Dawson, Science Department
St. Anne School
2120 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77098

On Thu, 7 Nov 1996 wrote:

> Hello Marc, (if you are listening,)and anyone else who wants to comment that
> they agree or disagree, or have any other suggestions to help me solve my
> printing problem.
> Today, with limited time, I tried to quickly print out a journal from the
> LFM site.
> It was quite time consuming.  The way the journals are now organized, the
> link says,
> "journals" but when you reach the page, it is a list of the "updates."  When
> you click on the journal/subject  link, it does not take you to another
> page, but merely lower down on the same page, so that when you try and print
> it out, you wind up printing out the whole
> 8 or 9 pages of the update (if it is a long one.)
> I tried this for a couple journals and then gave up trying to figure out how
> to get my HP deskjet to select only the pages I wanted, and this was quite a
> chore.
> I just visited the LFA website,  in particular, this page:
>    the             
> I love the way this is organized.  The page is entitled:  "The Antarctic Team"
> and below are the names of all the scientists and other significant people.
> When you click on the "name" link, it takes you to a page with a list of the
> subjects/titles of all of that person's journals.  If you click on any one
> of these subject/title links, you get ONLY that journal, and printing it out
> is easy.
> Could this be done with the LFM journals?  Do you already have plans to do
> this perhaps, Marc?  I don't know about the other teachers, but in high
> school, we do not have our own rooms, and so our time is extremely limited
> at our classroom computers.  In my school, periods are only 45 mins long.
> Anything which can expedite procedures such as locating and printing out
> d/ls would be greatly appreciated.
> Laura's suggestion that we have a page with a sort of index to help us
> quickly locate info from amongst all the great sites would also be welcome.
> Barb