All Blog Posts Tagged 'research' (5)

non-profit publishing costs transparency demanded

The G. Maxwell case makes me think about transparency in publishing costs. I would expect greater transparency about operational costs in non-profit publishing than in a commercial publisher, and I'm not sure which side of the fence JSTOR actually is these days.



Added by Alejandro Chiner Arias on July 25, 2011 at 4:21am — No Comments

Aggregating sources for academic research in a web 2.0 world


In this rather long post, I will talk about the different sources one could add to stay on top of one's research area. These include RSS feeds from traditional databases (citation alerts, table of contents of favourite journals), library opac feeds of searches and new additions, book vendor sites (e.g Amazon) book sharing sites (e.g LibraryThing), social bookmarking sites both generic…

Added by Aaron Tay on July 24, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Hip Hop Research: Towards an Annotated Bibliography

I recently started work on a project that picks up on a collection development paper I did during my MLS program focused on academic research on hip hop.

Hip Hop Research: Towards an Annotated Bibliography

The original paper on developing a Hip Hop Studies Collection is also available for… Continue

Added by Clyde Smith on March 22, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Become a Zotero Trainer

In an effort to better equip university librarians and IT staff to implement, train, and support Zotero, the Center for History and New Media will be offering two-day workshops at locations across the US. Through these workshops, participants will acquire a solid understanding of Zotero’s capabilities and how those capabilities can best meet their users’ needs.

The pilot workshop will be held February 19-20, 2009 at… Continue

Added by tjowens on November 11, 2008 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Let's build a better online world for our kids

We are a group of educators who for the past 7 months did an extensive research about on-line research and the education world. According to studies most students (and teachers) have difficulty conducting an efficient on-line research and most do not understand how Google or other search engines work.

Students, well versed in IM and SN (Social Networking) stumble when they conduct on-line research.

Even with technology many Librarians and Educators still use the web in… Continue

Added by Dorit Eilon on June 13, 2008 at 2:49pm — No Comments

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