Interview with L.S. Asekoff
Grace Cavalieri interviews L.S. Asekoff for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series. Speaker Biography: L.S. Asekoff has published four books of poetry: Dreams of a Work (1994) and North Star (1997) with Orchises Press, and The Gate of Horn (2010) and the verse novella Freedom Hill (2011) with TriQuarterly/Northwestern University Press. His poems have appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and Ninth Letter, and he has received awards from the New York Foundation fo
Dipper Mouth Blues
Thomas Brothers discusses Louis Armstrong, composer of King Oliver's "Dipper Mouth Blues." Speaker Biography: Thomas Brothers is professor of music at Duke University. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5624.
SWIB12- Culturegraph Authorities
By: SWIB SWIB12- Culturegraph Authorities Markus Geipel, German Nationsl Library (DNB)
SWIB12 - Enrichment of Library Authority files by LInked Open Datat Sources
By: SWIB SWIB12 - Enrichment of Library Authority files by LInked Open Datat Sources, Gerd Zechmeister, Helmut Nagy, Semantic Web Company GmbH
SWIB12 - First Insights into the Library Track of the OAEI
By: SWIB SWIB12 - First Insights into the Library Track of the OAEI Dominique Ritze, Mannheim University Library
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Tropics
By: UP Los Baños Plenary talk by Dr. William D. Dar, Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.
389 GG English Plurals: Wugs and Blicks
Your subconscious controls how you speak. We show why you already know how to make imaginary words such as "wugs" and "blicks" plural. Try the new iPad and iPhone grammar game, Grammar Pop. It's in the App Store.
VUCast: Meningitis Mystery Solved
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: How Vanderbilt solved the deadly fungal meningitis mystery Which Vandy alum is now starring on network TV! Bowl game countdown is on!
Short Commentary on the Invention of Chocolate
Chocolate was not invented, but it was first cultivated by the Mayans and Aztecs who created a special drink from the cocoa bean. Find out how chocolate came to be one of the most sought-after sweets with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history. In this short video the teacher talks and a few visuals are shown. Not very entertaining but offers good facts (Running Time 1:57).
Train the Trainer - Icebreaker - FINAL
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Grandson of Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata
This is a short excerpt from the documentary: "The Storm That Swept Mexico" that is respectably entitled Morelos: Land of Zapata. It provides some beautiful shots of Morelos, historical commentary, and a heartfelt exchange with the grandson of Emiliano Zapata concerning the state of affairs for farmers in Mexico. (01:54)
INFO2009 2012-13 Resource Group 13
INFO2009 2012-13 Resource Group 13
SUNY Oswego: Why Live On Campus?
A few quick reasons why living and learning on the SUNY Oswego campus may provide a richer experience for students.
Game Changers: Mark Cerny with EA's Rich Hilleman
[Recorded: November 7, 2012] Mark Cerny is one of gaming's most influential designers, a true "game changer." He's received the International Game Developers Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as been inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame. Mark Cerny joined Atari at the age of 17, and in a career spanning over thirty years has worked variously as a game designer, programmer, producer and business executive. His first major success was the classic
Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Colloquia Week 4 HT11: Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum.
This site is intended as a record of the political history, biography and achievements of John Major who was British Prime Minster from 1990-97. It provides a biography of the man, and an overview of the key political events during his administration from 1990-97. Also available are a small number of transcripts of his speeches, including his resignation speech, the full-text of the Conservative Party election manifestoes of 1992 and 1997 and a set of links to related Internet sites.
Disappearing Glass Rods
In this optics activity, learners discover how they can make glass objects "disappear." Learners submerge glass objects like stirring rods into a beaker of Wesson oil to explore how the principles of reflection and refraction affect what we see. Use this activity as a demonstration or allow learners to experiment on their own.
U.S. Week Ahead: One step closer to the edge of the cliff!
Nov 30 - Expect the rhetoric to ramp up in DC with less than a month before the U.S. tumbles off the fiscal cliff. This time it's the turn of the defense industry to make their case against spending cuts.
Breakingviews: Fiscal cliff dividends
Jeffrey Goldfarb and Breakingviews columnists discuss how a wave of special dividends being paid out before year's end are indicative of how Corporate America fears higher taxes more than a recession.