Eras Journal is a full-text e-journal produced by postgraduate students at the School of Historical Studies, Monash University in Australia. At May 2009 there are nine issues freely available online, dating from 2002 - 2007. The most recent issue has only abstracts available. The journal covers History; Archaeology and Ancient History; Religion and Theology; and Jewish Civilisation, and also publishes book reviews. Freely available article titles include: The Diary Network in Sixteenth and Seve
This is the wiki-based website of Concordia, a JISC/NEH-funded project. Concordia will create a new digital collection of engraved inscriptions from the Roman monuments of Tripolitana (northern Libya). The digitised texts may be integrated with geographic datasets to allow: integrated text searching; dynamic mapping; and geographical linkages for these and other relevant collections. The project is completed in 2009, and the The website remains active in aprts, with schedule of Web chats online.
Creative investment : arts and humanities research and the ‘innovation economy’
This Web page outlines a series of AHRC-funded workshops held in 2009 aimed at exploring the contribution of research to innovation and creativity, by bringing together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from disciplines across the arts, humanities, social sciences and creative industries.
Comptes des chatellenies Savoyardes : exercices de paléographie
Comptes des chatellenies Savoyardes is a website which provides images taken from 13th and 14th-century account rolls, using them in a number of self-guided palaeography exercises. The site is entirely written in French, but for those without French-language skills the exercises (based on Latin texts) are extremely easy to use and would therefore constitute useful practice for anyone already studying medieval palaeography. Small sections of document, in a number of different types of hands, ar
Red de Bibliotecas de Museos (BIMUS)
BIMUS is the Spanish network of museum libraries created by the Ministry of Culture in order to centralise the services offered by the libraries of eighteen museums and arts institutes, such as: Museo Arqueológico Nacional; Museo del Greco; Museo Sefardí; Museo de América; Museo Sorolla; and Museo Nacional de Teatro. The website grants access to the collective catalogue of resources. Although materials have not been digitised, the catalogue will be useful for researchers of Spanish art histor
Rhetorica Scandinavica is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to promoting scholarly discussion of rhetoric, and research into role of rhetoric in shaping modern knowledge. It aims to bring together researchers across Scandinavia, and publishes information about relevant conferences, seminars and PhD presentations. Users of the online edition may access details of the contents of each issue and a summary of selected articles. The journal archive is searchable and contains issues of Rhetorica
AnimalResearch.info is an international collaboration of scientists and researchers providing information about the use of animals in medical research. This website outlines the important contribution of animal research to medical advances and provides detailed information on drug development, medical advances, animal models, alternatives and the 3Rs, regulation and legislation, and experimental design and analysis. There is a document library and an A-Z listing of organisations (commercial, aca
Benefits and financial support
The benefits and financial support page of the UK government's Directgov website gives access to information on a range of benefits and how to claim them. The page includes details of: low income; bereavement; retirement; caring; workseekers; bringing up children; illness and injury; and disability benefits. A link is provided to the 'benefits adviser' which can be used to calculate entitlement to benefits by answering questions anonymously online.
Tibet: from the collections of the American Geographical Society Library
This site provides free access to over 1,000 historic images of Tibet from the holdings of the American Geographical Society Library. They include rare images of central Tibet taken by American explorers in 1900; photographs of Northern Tibet taken from photographs of northern Tibet are selected from the photographic collection of Harrison Forman (1932-1937) and a series of historic maps. Subject matter includes Buddhist monasteries, cities Information on copyright is displayed on the website wh
Kazipur District, Kazipur Upazila, Sirajganj, Bangladesh: An anthropological and photographic explor
This site was created by Doreen Marie Indra Professor Emerita in Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta and Norman Buchignani, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. It presents a detailed ethnographic of key aspects of life in Kazipur District, Kazipur Upazila, Sirajganj, Bangladesh in 1989-1990, focusing in particular on the struggles of the local community to cope with environmental conditions such as flooding and soil, ero
Benson Latin American Collection
The Benson Latin American Collection is based at the University of Texas, Austin. It is a specialist research library which focuses upon materials from and about Latin America, and in issues relating to Latinos in the United States. Holdings cover all countries of Latin America with special emphasis on the countries of Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Central America. The website provides information on the library collections. It also offers a number of online exhibitions which contain digitised image
Measuring diversity provides information on ethnic segregation in schools in England. The statistics have been calculated at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), an independent research centre at the University of Bristol. The results are up-to-date and comprehensive, to provide policy-makers and researchers with timely information to monitor and understand this issue. Users can choose which statistics to look at and can compare them with other areas. The website includes links
The University Alliance is a representative body - sometimes called a mission group - of 22 UK universities that claim to be "actively business-focussed" and together educate about a quarter of UK students. Through evidence-based policy and research, the Alliance aims to improve policy-making in higher education to the benefit of the UK economy and society. The Alliance seeks to represent the wider interests of its universities with Government, the broader policy-making environment and national
Accommodation know how : the Pink Booklet online
Accommodation Know-How is an online resource provided by VisitBritain for tourism accommodation businesses. It contains guidance for self catering businesses and for bed and breakfast businesses and guesthouses, including a legislation checklist. Although news, feature articles and key facts are freely available, full access to the relevant legislation, the discussion forum and more detailed guidance on running a business is only for subscribers or for registered businesses which participate in
Hispana: directorio y recolector de recursos digitales
Hispana: repositorio de colecciones digitales de archivos, bibliotecas y museos españoles is a special project of the Spanish government (Ministerio de Cultura). It is a portal to digital archives and repositories from Libraries, museum and universities in Spain. It enables rapid cross searching of millions of online ebooks, journal articles, working papers prints, photographs, as well as Spanish elibrary initiatives. It is possible to search by keyword or browse. All subject areas of the human
Panel discussion: How to Make Agriculture for Development Into a Reality
Panel discussion on turning the prescriptions of the World Development Report 2008, "Agriculture for Development," into policy on the ground. Speakers: Karen Brooks (World Bank); Kevin Cleaver (International Fund for Agricultural Development); Greg Traxler (The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) Karen Brooks is the Africa region sector manager in Agriculture and Rural Development for the World Bank. Kevin Cleaver is the Assistant President for Programme Management at the International Fund for
Student Profile: Ebenezer Owusu-Abbo - MSc Public Health Promotion
Ebenezer talks about his time here at Leeds Metropolitan University studying MSc Public Health Promotion within our Health and Social Sciences Faculty.
"Computational Models of Mind" Dersi Eklendi:
Enformatik Enstitüsü, Biliþsel Bilimler bölümü öðretim üyelerinden Yrd. Doç. Dr. Bilge Say tarafýndan hazýrlanan "Computational Models of Mind" ders notlarý ODTÜ Açýk Ders Malzemeleri Portalýna eklenmiþtir.
Why women mean business
Business leaders ignore gender issues at their peril. That's the view of CEO of gender consultancy 20-First and INSEAD alumna Avivah Wittenberg-Cox. In a new book, 'Why Women Mean Business', Wittenberg-Cox and her co-author Alison Maitland say organisations that become savvy about 'womenomics' will win in the war for the best talent and leadership and the war for customers.