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If you're interested in training and communications technology, then these links will provide really useful material, not just sales blurb. If you know of other, similar sites, please let us know.

Intranets
Training
Online learning
Glossaries

Intranets

Intranet Cafe (UK)
http://www.intranet-cafe.co.uk
A new site from Epic Group plc, containing the Cost-Benefit Calculator and an array of listings and features.

Intranet Design Magazine (US)
http://www.innergy.com/
An extensive site with more than 10,000 subscribers, an excellent FAQ and widely-used discussion forum. The site has a technical leaning, but even non-technical people should take a look.

The Complete Intranet Resource US)
http://www.intrack.com/intranet/
An intranet webzine with an extensive library of features plus listings of links, resources and events.

Good Documents (US)
http://www.gooddocuments.com/homepage/homepage.htm
An excellent site dedicated to the design of content pages for intranets.

Yale C/AIM Web Style guide (US)
http://info.med.yale.edu/caim/manual/index.html
A comprehensive web style guide, including some interesting material on page design that inspired the design for the TACTIX site.

The Intranet Journal (US)
http://www.intranetjournal.com/
Interesting site with many features and listings. Contains the full text of David Garrett's book Intranet Unleashed.

Web Review (US)
http://www.webreview.com
General web design webzine. Much is technical but there's plenty of good advice in the design section.

CIO Intranet Resources
http://www.cio.com/WebMaster/wm_intranet_sites.html
As part of CIO.COM, this resource guide provides links to articles, white papers, working intranet examples and discussion areas.

Intranet Portal Guide (UK)
http://viney.com/DFV/
This guide is full of top tips, downloads and advice, structured into three phases: Before, during and after the project.

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Training


Learning Buzz (UK)
http://www.learningbuzz.com/
Articles and discussions on all aspects of learning, fronted by leading practitioners, including Peter Honey.

Institute of IT Training (UK)
http://www.iitt.org.uk 
Information on accreditation standards, competencies and training for IT trainers.

The Training Foundation (UK)
http://www.trainingfoundation.com
Classroom and online courses for trainers, including the Certified e-Learning Professional (CeLP) programme.

Funderstanding (US)
http://www.funderstanding.com
A learning and technology site covering training and education. For an overview of learning theory, see the About Learning seciton.

British Association for Open Learning (UK)
http://baol.co.uk/
The site for all forms of open learning in the UK, including technology-based solutions.

Thinq (UK)
http://www.uk.thinq.com
A portal providing access to all types of training resources, with a UK focus.

Training Zone (UK)
http://www.trainingzone.co.uk
An 'Internet community for professionals engaged in staff and organisational learning'. Includes up-to-date news.

The Personnel and Development Network (UK)
http://www.pdn.co.uk
An information service for HR and training in the UK, containing links to resources under many categories.

Training & Development Community Centre (US)
http://www.tcm.com/trdev/
A guide to training books, links, careers, discussion groups and events.

People Management Online (UK)
http://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/index.html
News, features, jobs and links for HR professionals in the UK.

Train-Net (UK)
http://www.train-net.co.uk/
This is IT Training magazine online. Contains some useful articles on multimedia/distance learning.

Big Dog's HRD Link Page (US)
http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/hrdlink.html
Huge listing of links to training sites.

CBT Solutions (US)
http://www.trainingsupersite.com/
Contains a selection of articles from CBT Solutions magazine. Forms part of the Training Supersite.

TMagazine (UK)
http://www.tmag.co.uk
The on-line version of T magazine incorporating a wide range of training articles, news and links.

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Online learning

e-Learning Zone (UK)
http://www.e-learningzone.co.uk  
Some interesting articles on various aspects of e-learning, with a European emphasis.

e-LearningSite (Netherlands)
http://www.e-learningsite.com/
An independent and non-commercial website for professionals who are not very familiar with e-learning but who want to know more about it.

e-Learning Centre (UK)
http://www.e-learningcentre.co.uk
A comprehensive listing of conferences, articles, tools, associations and everything else you might need to know about e-learning.

Online Learning News (US)
This free weekly email newsletter includes some interesting debates involving designers, vendors and users and is a good source of practical tips. To subscribe go to http://www.emailpub.com/lakewood  and fill out the form. Or e-mail lakewood1@list.emailpub.com with "subscribe ONLINE-LEARNING-NEWS" in the subject line. Or go to http://www.lakewoodconferences.com and click "Free Online Newsletters" and complete the form.

The Web-based Training Information Center (US)
http://www.filename.com/
An excellent site for information and advice on web-based training, plus comprehensive resource listings.

The MASIE Center (US)
http://www.masie.com/
The MASIE Center is a 'technology and learning thinktank' covering education and training, but with a particular focus currently on on-line learning.

Electronic Performance Support Systems (US)
http://www.epss.com/
An excellent starting-off point for any investigation into EPSS. Includes articles, links and case studies.

e-Learning Network (UK)
http://www.elearningnetwork.org
TACT is an organisation for technology-based users in the UK. Their objective is to be the source of information, experience and best practice in design, implementation and evaluation of TBT.

The WBT Source (USA)
http://www.trainingplace.com/source
Provides templates, a list of courseware and tools, tips and articles. Also an email newsletter.

The Node
http://www.node.on.ca
Information and resource sharing, collaboration and research in the field of learning technologies.

Site Trainer
http://www.sitetrainer.com 
Tips, reviews, discussion forums and
online courses for those who teach online.

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Glossaries

NetLingo (USA)
http://www.netlingo.com
A comprehensive and up-to-date web dictionary.

Multimedia Glossary (USA)
http:/webschoolsolutions.com/terms/terms.htm
Covers all sorts of multimedia terms including a fair number related to the web.

What is (USA)
http://www.whatis.com
An excellent Internet dictionary

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