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What do you think of this site? by ifyouonlyreadonethingthisweek
June 6, 2006, 5:16 pm
Filed under: accountability

We want to encourage comments, thoughts and suggestions on how to make this site as useful as possible. Please take a moment after you have browsed this site to add comments below, respond to other entries and/or make suggestions.

Is it easy to navigate? What would you like to see in terms of types of articles? Are these sorts of things interesting? What would make them more useful? How can we get more readers? What would encourage people to comment and add into the discussion…? All ideas welcome!

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Like the concept of the site. always glad to have reviews/ summaries of long documents. would also find a ‘cliff notes’ to regular publications that we dont’ have time to read useful; i.e. ODI papers, Forced Migration, Foreign Policy Review etc.

Comment by Diane Johnson

Great to have a place to highlight and summarize important articles in this day and age of information overload!

Comment by Kathy Fry

Brilliant! As a librarian I handled large quantities of digital and print resources. I appreciated some wise suggestions on what to read in the mass of options. Target your specific audience rather than risk trying to be the everyman distiller; with perhaps a suggestion on who specifically in your audience would find the info most helpful (such as a job title or responsibilities).

Comment by --RK

Thanks RK for the comment about target audiences. I think you are right – we can’t expect that every article will be useful for every person

Comment by ifyouonlyreadonethingthisweek

Diane – point well taken about summarizing articles from HPN etc. On the list of things to do for future editions.

Comment by ifyouonlyreadonethingthisweek

I must admit that it took me a little while to figure out that Anna and Nick had put this thing together! When I first had read the piece on effective meetings from a recent globe, I thought it was a link to an existing site. Only now am I understanding. Wow, I’m impressed. Looks like a great start and I will keep checking it out as there’s some interesting things on here. I’ll post more specific comments in the future. Right now I’m just grasping the idea. Cheers, Sarah

Comment by Sarah Buckley




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