What Do OWLs Do? And How?

To varying degrees, an OWL may

(For more on the possible benefits of an OWL, check out the index of arguments for OWLs.)

Such services are typically offered via

How these servers operate is, of course, a mystery for many of us. If you're curious, though, perhaps you'd like to see more about MOOs and Web sites as well as some technical details from a sampling of OWLs.

Stuart Blythe
Purdue University