From 2003 through 2011, Heidi Lerner, Hebraica/Judaica cataloguer at Stanford University Libraries, wrote "Perspectives on Technology" an AJS Perspectives column on technology-based resources related to teaching and research in Jewish Studies. The AJS is pleased to make available her past columns, with links to relevant resources.
Born-Digital E-books, Online Journals, Geographic Tools, Born-Digital Literature and the Arts, Web2, Born-Digital Information Management
Full Texts, Manuscripts, Websites and Tools, Dictionaries, Blogs, Daf Yomi, New Directions
North America: Data Archives/Statistical Information, Resources on Nonprofits; Israel Statistical, Economic, and Demographic Data; Jewish Law and Secular Life
Open Access and Institutional Repositories; Blogs; Open Access Textbooks; E-Books
Annotated Corpora; Unannotated Corpora; Dictionaries; Audio and Sound Collections; Tools for the Twenty-first Century
Orthodox Judaism and the Media; Organizational Websites; Communication within Orthodox and Haredi Communities
Review of sites that offer Jewish Studies teaching resources
Directories, Biographical Dictionaries, and Encyclopedias; Websites and Portals; Primary Sources: Digital Collections of Primary Sources, Finding Aids, Databases and Websites, Online Diaries and Weblogs
Gateways; Listservs and Discussion Lists; Think Tanks and Research Organizations; Multimedia (Sound and Visuals); Full-text Databases, Journals, and Books; Statistical Data; What's New?
Open Content Repositories; Search Engines; Weblogs and News Services; RSS Technology
Digital Resources on Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews; Federated Searching; Subject Portals; Open Archives Initiative (OAI)
Review of sites that offer digitized materials and "e-books"
ASCII versus Unicode; Hebrew and MS Windows; Hebraica Resources; Definitions; Frequently Asked Questions
Review of digitized and scanned publications available online