WHAT IS A RESOURCE MAVEN? WHAT IS A DIRECTORY OF RESOURCES?
PRIMARY WEBSITE PURPOSE
The primary website purpose of The Website & Writing of Alison D. Gilbert, Resource Maven is to provide a Directory of Resources for visitors. First, it is necessary to explain what a Resource Maven does. Then the areas of knowledge the maven has researched and experienced can be presented in a directory (manual or digital). This is how visitors find out necessary information.
A Resource Maven
A Resouce Maven is someone who demonstrates expertise and strong familiarity with a body of knowledge or discipline(s). In addition, this person tends to demonstrate a strong passion for these topics and a length of time having gotten to know about them.
A Directory of Resources
A directory of resources is a collection (manual or digital) of these topics. It includes a list as well as details about them. For example, the disciplines presented here are listed below. In addition, they can be located through the resource directory link.
SECONDARY WEBSITE PURPOSE
The secondary website purpose is to present information about my past professions as well as current activities. The reason I do this is to demonstrate the depth of knowledge I have gained in my areas of expertise to become a Resource Maven. In fact, my love of research and thengaining knowledge inspired me to go in this direction. As a professional and a retired person, I study my topics in depth and great detail.