ASAPWeb was created and is maintained by the
Australian Science Archives Project (ASAP),
an organisation that aims to provide access to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage. As such, ASAPWeb enables ASAP to provide public access to a variety of resources relating to the history of science, technology and medicine.
ASAP is a non-profit organisation and is administratively located within the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, The University of Melbourne.
ASAP is totally self-funded and is dependent upon consultancies, grants and donations for its continued operations. Donations are always welcomed and are tax deductible!
Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.
ASAP would like to acknowledge the contribution of the following
individuals and companies who have contributed to the growth
and development of ASAPWeb since its inception in 1993.
Previous ASAP Staff
- ASAPWeb came into being through the vision and effort of ASAP's previous Deputy Director Tim Sherratt, whose work since 1992 made it all possible (1992-1997). Tim is now an ASAP Research Associate and, as such, continues to contribute to the development of ASAPWeb, managing the following ASAPWeb components: HASN/Duckbill Cafe (History of Australian Science Newsletter), The Cabinet of Curiosities, History of Australian Science and Technology, and the World-Wide Web Virtual Library for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine.
- Elissa Tenkate (Manager, Canberra Office, and Publications & Marketing Manager, 1996-98) was responsible for the development of ASAP's public image, including the management of ASAPWeb. Elissa also established a strong Bright Sparcs development program, and successfully led a team which significantly added to Bright Sparcs resources, in particular, Bright Sparcs Exhibitions,
The User's Guide to Bright Sparcs and The Teachers' Guide to Bright Sparcs.
- Denise Sutherland (Bright Sparcs Site Manager and WWW Resource Developer, 1996-98) undertook an all-encompassing role in the management of Bright Sparcs, including graphic design, research, exhibition development, and the creation of many valuable online resources. Her work includes many Bright Sparcs Exhibitions, The User's Guide to Bright Sparcs, The Teachers' Guide to Bright Sparcs, and the ASAPWeb Site Map.
- Guillaume Mallet (WWW search engine design and programming activities, 1996);
- Lisa O'Sullivan (Various development, archival and
management positions, including WWW Resource Developer
and Assistant Director, Finance and Human Resources, 1992-97);
- Karl Slotte (Bright Sparcs History of Australian Science Bibliography Data Entry, 1996-97);
- Victoria Young (WWW Resource Developer, 1995-96) including Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs, The Journal of Syms Covington, and Physics in Australia to 1945;
Current ASAP Staff
ASAP would also like to thank the following for their cooperation and assistance in the development of ASAPWeb: