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Management of Libraries and Information Services
SI 626 - Information practice demands knowledge of all aspects of management and service delivery. This course introduces selected theories, principles and techniques of contemporary management science, and organizational behavior and their application to libraries and information services. Students develop skills in planning, organizing, personnel management, financial management, leading, marketing, stakeholder management, and coordinating functions in libraries and information services. Stude
Laissez-Faire Learning As a teacher in a public high school, I am daily confronted with the lamentable realities of state-monopoly education. Student apathy, methodological stagnation, bureaucratic inefficiency, textbook-publishing cartels, obsessive preoccupation with grades, coercive relationships, and rigid, sanitized curricula are just a few of the more obvious problems, attended by the cold-shower di
As a teacher in a public high school, I am daily confronted with the lamentable realities of state-monopoly education. Student apathy, methodological stagnation, bureaucratic inefficiency, textbook-publishing cartels, obsessive preoccupation with grades, coercive relationships, and rigid, sanitized curricula are just a few of the more obvious problems, attended by the cold-shower di
Hitler's Economics [Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.] For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
[Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.]
For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
Science Bulletins: Stem Cell Advance Study of Lou Gehrig's Disease
Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), has no cure. It causes motor neurons in the central nervous system to shrink, resulting in severe muscle paralysis. ALS patients typically die within three to five years of diagnosis. Scientists cannot access the failing motor neurons inside ALS patients to understand how the disease damages these nerve cells. However, a team of researchers from Harvard and Columbia universities have used a recently developed stem cell technique to g
Tavi Gevinson: Still Figuring it Out
This is a motivational video for young people and features how Tavi Gevinson who writes about the concerns of teenage girls though her publications and website. This lecture shows students what they can do if they follow through with their concerns and dreams. An excellent video to spark debate. (7:38)
Using network science to forecast the spread of emerging diseases
In this new video, Alessandro Vespignani, Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences, explains how network science can not only predict the path of virus before it spreads around the world, but can potentially prevent it.
- Curtis Kulig - The Art of Obsession
This motivational video lecture provides some background into the speaker's life and helped form the foundation for his work as an artist.
His featured work is ":Love Me." The video is most useful to student to show them how following a dream can be accomplished with hard work and love. (13:15)
Tara Suri & Niha Jain - Learning to Fail
Tara Suri and Niha Jain researched failure when they were 13 and how there was very little about the possibility and how failure can be the start of doing better The speakers go into details about what they tried to do in places such as India and how they failed. A good video to shows students that failure is not an end, but a start. (9:17)
Khadim Diop "Frankenstein"
This video is insights that Khadim Diop had as he grew up in an area where murders were common and where expectations were limited and that these conditions were ripe for turning anyone into a Frankenstein. A good video to help students understand the plight of others.
Family Planning: Why Do We Need a London Summit? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ernestina Coast, Gary Darmstadt, Karl Hofmann, Ashley Judd, Nina Muita | On July 11, the UK Government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will launch the London Summit on Family Planning. The unprecedented event will bring world leaders together to catalyze political and financial commitments to reach the needs of an additional 120 million women who lack access to modern, voluntary family planning methods. One day prior on July 10, LSE Health and PSI (Population Services In
Paul Gauguin - El molino David (en español)
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
En 1894 Gauguin está en Europa, primero en París, donde organiza una exposición que resultó un fracaso; después decide volver a encontrar sus raíces y se traslada a Bretaña, instalándose durante una breve temporada en Pont-Aven. Le acompañaba una jovencísima mestiza llamada Annah la Javanesa a la que conoció a través de Ambroise Vollard. La mucha
Science Bulletins: Plastic Ingredient Raises More Health Questions
A new statistical study has brought fresh scrutiny to the controversial chemical Bisphenol-A, or BPA. The United States produces more than 2 billion pounds of BPA per year for use in manufacturing a rigid plastic called polycarbonate, which is used in many consumer products such as food containers, eyeglass lenses, and CDs. Bisphenol A is also used in the resins that line most aluminum cans and some water pipes. Nearly every American is exposed to it. Babies and young children intake higher leve
Breakingviews: Euro debt monster not dead, just sleeping
July 2 - Euro zone leaders have taken big steps towards easing the debt crisis, but a real resolution requires growth in Italy and Spain, says Reuters Breakingviews editor Hugo Dixon.
Breakingviews: Barclays buck shouldn't stop with Agius
July 2 - Barclays' outgoing chairman failed to stand up to Diamond, but the CEO was ultimately reponsible for the bank's culture, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Breakingviews: Bristol-Myers bets $5.3 bln on lizard spit
July 2 - Antony Currie and Rob Cyran discuss why the pharmaceuticals company's pricey acquisition of diabetes drug maker Amylin could be a good move.
Circulating tumor cells may predict prognosis in early breast cancer
By: mdanderson A study published in the June Lancet Oncology reports early stage breast cancer patients who produce circulating tumor cells (CTC) may be at greater risk for breast cancer recurrence. Until now, lymph node biopsy has been the best predictor of prognosis. More research is needed to learn how to apply this new discovery, but the study is a step forward in understanding what is happening biologically. Anthony Lucci, M.D., professor, and Isabelle Bedrosian, M.D., associate professor,
Government Medical "Insurance" The Truth About Taxes
The audio version of the Mises Daily article for June 29, 2012. [8:52] Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
Narrated by Harold Fritsche. This essay originally appeared in the 'Review of Austrian Economics', 1994, Volume 7, No. 2, pp. 75–90, as "The Consumption Tax: A Critique". Music by Kevin MacLeod.
The Truth About Taxes