The Doukhobor collection is a database of primary sources held at Simon Frazer University, relating to a Russian religious sect ('the spirit-wrestlers') which emigrated to Canada in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Over 260 digitised primary sources (500+ images) dating from 1898 to 1975 may be browsed or searched by keyword. These include: letters; photographs; postcards; books and book chapters; magazine articles; documents; interviews. The site is structured around the followi
HGCA disease control
The disease control section of the HGCA (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) website provides "information on current projects relating to fungicide performance in wheat, barley and oilseed rape, along with links to relevant projects, reports, tools and other useful information". The website gives access to crop monitoring, fusarium control, and fungicide performance tools, and a web-based cereals disease encyclopaedia containing a photo gallery, and lifecycle and identification info
Teach.Genetics : epigenetics
This teaching resource on epigenetics is made available by the Genetic Science Learning Center, University of Utah and is sourced from their Teach.Genetics website. A range of interactive features and online activities are available, including, videos, audio files, lectures, learning objectives, and test and quizzes. Topics covered include an introduction to the epigenome and how it instructs DNA, gene control, DNA and histone model, epigenetic tags, epigenetics and inheritance, and epigenome-in
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
Foot abscess in sheep
This publication on foot abscess in sheep was published by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (Agriculture) in January 2010. The document covers animals affected, the causes, symptoms, and treatments for heel abscess, toe abscess, and how to distinguish between footrot and foot abscess. Images are provided. Authored by Samantha Allan (Regional Veterinary Officer).
NOAH Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines
This is the Web version of the NOAH Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Made available by the National Office of Animal Health Ltd (NOAH) each data sheet is prepared independently by each participating company and each proof is checked and the text confirmed as correct by the participant concerned. Users can access the data sheets either alphabetically, by active ingredient, by company, by species, or by therapeutic indication. Information is provided on summary of product charac
FRIB Users Organization
The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) will be a new US National User Facility for nuclear science to be based at Michigan State University. This website has been established to serve the FRIB user community and provides project news, information about FRIB, details of user working groups, details of FRIB meetings, and information about the Users Organization's activities.
Shared Thinking is a group learning technique supported by voting technology (EVS Electronic Voting System technology) or interactive whiteboards. It provides a way of sharing the thoughts of everyone in the room to generate a resource for individual and collective learning. Key outcomes relate to social-emotional benefits, greater participation and learning benefits. It can be used for developing learning communities in face to face settings. Shared Thinking was created by Nicholas Bowskill, wh
CourtWEB is the online federal court opinions information system hosted by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvannia. Selected opinions of the United States federal courts are provided by judges who have chosen to make them available. The site does not provide a complete collection of court opinions. CourtWEB can be searched by keywords in the full text of the opinion limiting by court or by searching the case number, judge, keywords and date fields. Results have
International Council for Commercial Arbitration
Website of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) a worldwide non-governmental body concerned with the promotion of arbitration, conciliation and other methods of resolving international commercial disputes. The ICCA produces publications and hosts conferences and events. It also contributes to preparation of the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, the UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules, and the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commer
Black World Negro Digest 1961-1976
Google Books provides free access to the full text of a number of free issues of this journal from the 1960s-1970s. Published by Johnson Publishing Company it offers a mix of current affairs articles, reviews, literature and cartoons relating to Black politics, society and culture in the USA during the period. It includes some materials relating to the Black African American civil rights movement of the 1960s.Copyright information is displayed on the website.
Medicare and medicaid: US GAO Government Accountability Office
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency, which works for Congress monitoring the efficiency of the American Federal government spending. This site provides free access to a collection of recent full text reports relating to health care services, health economics, health care spending and Medicare.
Global Terrorism Database
The Global Terrorism Database is a free open access database on terrorism which is maintained by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a center associated with the US government Department of Homeland Security. It provides information on terrorist attacks, bombings and incidents worldwide from 1970-2007 (with planned future annual updates). It is possible to search the database for incidents in specific geographical regions, by particular groups o
TALAT Lecture 2104.02: Case Study on Windows
This lecture gives teachers and students grounding in the development of satisfactory and suitable window design in aluminium; it helps them acquire an understanding of the principles underlying good design. Students need to be able to design aluminium windows which conform to local planning regulations and which are suitable for national traditions in each market they are offered in. This involves the acquisition of local climatic data since the products need to withstand the climatic condition
The Meanings of Timbuktu
This volume authored by leading international scholars begin s to sketch the meaning of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa in particular and of the African continent in general The book covers four broad areas Part I provides an introduction to the region outlines what archaeology can tell us of its history examines the paper and various calligraphic styles used in the manuscripts and explains how ancient institutions of scholarship functioned Part II begins t
Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structures
One of South Africa leading language experts Professor Rajend Mesthrie was guest speaker at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 15 April He discussed lSyntactic Structures Noam Chomsky and the colourless green revolution in language studies. Noam Chomsky is considered by many to be the father of modern linguistics Mesthrie lecture has Chomsky first book Syntactic Structures published in 1957 as a starting point Syntactic Structures started a
Call me anything except Junior
The new Oliver Stone film W explores an important concern for business and wealthy families - how parent-child relationships shape a child's personality development and, specifically, individual drives and motivations. The coming of age drama could be many family businesses where a feckless son struggles to redeem himself by overtaking his preferred younger sibling to succeed his father as head of the family dynasty.
Franklin Roosevelt-FDR: A Voice of Hope
Elected in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt was a reassuring presence for many Americans through the trials of the Great Depression. Tom Brokaw is one of the commentators. This video will provide real life application for students with its real footage of Franklin Roosevelt. (4:36).
The Esperion Story: Biotech Success and Rebirth
The Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship kicks off its new Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Roger Newton, President and CEO of Esperion Therapeutics and co-discoverer of Lipitor, the most prescribed cholesterol-lowering medication in the world. Dr. Newton discusses his ongoing efforts to commercialize cardiovascular treatments and his approach to securing capital and talent under difficult environmental conditions. [...]
Organise, simplify and socialise: an entrepreneur’s vision of online social networking
With the fast-growing proliferation of social networking sites on the internet, it’s become common for many people to spend time at work and at play socialising and making new friends online. Indeed, having several social networking accounts on popular platforms like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and Flickr is par for the course for many, such as Singapore-based Danish entrepreneur Thorben Linneberg.