1997 Update history:
(Page is for display only; links have been deactivated.)
- 31 Dec 97: Arthur C. Clarke news.
- 28 Dec 97: New Aether Vibrations page summarizing best of year lists.
- 24 Dec 97: Magazines and Short fiction.
- 15 Dec 97: Misc: added two appearances; fixed Tangent link.
- 14 Dec 97: New books pages.
- 13 Dec 97: New forthcoming books page from the December issue. (Now color coded!)
- 12 Dec 97: Updated author appearances; updated news with UPC winners.
- 9 Dec 97: New and recommended books from the December issue; cumulative lists updated.
- 8 Dec 97: News and Aether Vibrations posts.
- 7 Dec 97: December issue; new Websites section; author appearances updated. And latest books.
- 5 Dec 97: News and Aether Vibrations posts.
- 2 Dec 97: Best of '97 lists from NYTNR and PW (news).
- 1 Dec 97: More current magazines; recommended short fiction.
- 28 Nov 97: Current magazines.
- 22 Nov 97: New books.
- 8 Nov 97, later: Added new Stephen King news; new Aether Vibrations; updated convention listings.
- 8 Nov 97: Added interview excerpts for November issue; updated book review index; cumulative 1997 book lists.
- 5 Nov 97: G. Harry Stine news.
- 4 Nov 97: November issue cover and profile.
- 3 Nov 97: World Fantasy and British Fantasy Awards winners. (News)
- 2 Nov 97: Updated Appearances listings. Added News and Aether Vibrations items.
- 30 Oct 97: New books this week.
- 29 Oct 97: Editorial sidebars, front page disclaimers, posted.
- 26 Oct 97: Site redesign posted. Significant changes:
- New sections -- latest books; current magazine notices/reviews; short fiction notices tied to current magazines.
- Author appearances now appear sorted three ways -- by author; by site (or host); by date.
- Adds index of books reviewed in Locus in 1997 (which will be updated monthly).
- Adds "Aether Vibrations", a news and quotes section devoted to areas peripheral to SF -- science, fiction, publishing, etc.
- Restores the monthly "New and recommended" books and short fiction lists to their original monthly forms (linked from the monthly issue profile pages), as well as the cumulative lists.
- Back issue lists are sorted consistently.
- Interview index gives issue dates, not numbers.
- Note below this point page references apply to old site design.
- 21 Oct 97: Added William Rotsler obit.
- 9 Oct 97: Added non-Distillations short fiction recommendations to the list from the October issue. (Previous months will be updated with the site redesign.)
- 8 Oct 97: Posted remaining new & rec book pages updated with Amazon links.
- 7 Oct 97: Posted October issue profile, interview excerpts, short fiction recommendations.
- 30 Sept 97: Created Subscription/order form as an html form. Added first set of Amazon book links -- see Latest recommended books
- 27 Sept 97: Posted October cover and headlines.
- 15 Sept 97: Judith Merril news; some new links.
- 11 Sept 97: Added Cybling guests to the Listings/Online page.
- 6 Sept 97: Miscellaneous updates of links, readings and signings. Created a new online chat listings page. Counter has topped 10,000.
- 3 Sept 97: Updated site for September issue, including some updated forthcoming books.
- 30 Aug 97: Posted Hugo winners (Breaking News) from San Antonio.
- 18 Aug 97: Posted World Fantasy Awards nominations (Breaking News), latest convention listings.
- 14 Aug 97: Latest Recommended Books (from the September issue) posted. Readings/signings and convention listings updated.
- 8 Aug 97: Updated the Proof Ads page.
- 5 Aug 97: Moved this list to new 'What's New' page and linked from cover. Created separate 'First Novels' review page. Distributed reprint books (and first novels) among other review pages. Installed meta-tags in remaining pages.
- 4 Aug 97: Posted latest short fiction recommendations, from Sep. '97 column. Folded in previous book recommendations to make lists 1997 cumulative. Counter 7800 today.
- 2 Aug 97: Updated for August issue. Installed meta-tags to some pages (not complete); updated links.
- 17 July 97: Updated readings and signings.
- 16 July 97: Added latest book recommendations; restructured review pages.
- 15 July 97: Added latest short fiction recommendations.
- 14 July 97: Posted Campbell/Sturgeon winners; updated signings; etc. Counter 6300.
- 4 July 97: Posted Locus Awards winners from Westercon.
- 28 June 97: Updated for July 97 issue.
- 27 June 97: Added site index page; revised nav bars.
- 26 June 97: Added Stoker, Int. Horror Guild awards to breaking news.
- 25 June 97: Updated signings and conventions listings, about the staff. Added numerous inter- and intra-page links. Counter hit 5000 today.
- 23 June 97: Added, updated links.
- 12 June 97: Added latest short fiction recommendations; added quiz page.
- 11 June 97: Updated breaking news, recommended books; added pages for Readings and Signings, Letters; changed Resources page to Listings page; added Ads page; added Ads title on cover page; revised menu bars for new Ads and Listings headings. Counter=4290 this morning.
- 31 May 97: Updated for June 1997 issue. Added interview photos. Added pages for convention listings and proof books for sale. Counter=3755.
- 21 May 97: Added new and recommended book reviews.
- 12 May 97: Added Reviews page; broke up Links pages; revised menu bar on all pages; adjusted layout of titles on cover page.
- 10 May 97: Added links; Added Letson info; Added Next Month page; modified breaking news page
- 9 May 97: Counter = 724 after two weeks.
- 5 May 97: Added Simmons photo; another link.
- 3 May 97: Pruned and annotated Links; not done.
- 26 April 97: Updated for May 1997 issue.
- 25 April 97: Miscellaneous updates and additions. Added counter.
- 22 April 97: Pages remodeled using graphics rather than table cell background coloring. Added intro text on cover page; Gary Wolfe profile; About the Site page; Website specs page; Breaking News page.
- 21 April 97: Added Issue number/date conversion page. Sized all graphics. Corrected some links, added others.
- 17 April 97: Revised Locus website goes online at www.locusmag.com, with issue profiles for Jan-Apr '97, interview excerpts from six interviews from Feb-Apr '97.
- February 97: Locus pilot website posted.