Holiday Greetings from the Office of International Education at the University of Richmond
Students and staff reflect on 2011 and share their spirit of hopes and aspirations for 2012.
FIRST Lego League Competition
FIRST Lego League Competitions are held all over the United States and Canada to give kids a fun way to engage with math, science and technology. Guided by adult mentors, students use their own imagination to design and build robots made of Legos to perform tasks and navigate obstacles as part of the competition. This regional tournament is held each year at the University of Rochester. For more information, visit http://www.firstrochester.org/
By filling out a simple web-form, users can create a slideshow from Harvard-owned visual resources for which a version is stored within DRS and a description exists within a Harvard Library catalog. Core features: Images are automatically imported or referenced from DRS; captions are automatically derived from catalog records; captions are linked to their corresponding the catalog records; the service is available to everyone.
Doctoral Defense: Revisiting the Discourse on State Failure - Q&A
Part 2: Question & Answers This research is a comparative case study of eight states in Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East assessing the impact of external military interventions in response to the perceived threat of state failure in the post C
Parents of the Field - Asbjorn Eide
As a member of the generation of Scandinavian scholars who launched 'peace research' as a serious study in the 1960s, Asbjørn Eide's career has also been focused by his interest in the potential use of the law as a conflict resolution
The Historical Value of Religious Teachings for Conflict Resolution and the Power of Gestures
Dr. Marc Gopin Talks about the power of symbolic gestures, the Dali Lama and the historical value of religious teachings combined with the value of psychological literature.
Process and Report of the ERC Dara Entekhabi
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Highbrow: a Textual Annotation Browser
Highbrow is an interactive web-based visualization that plots the density of annotations from multiple sources (including dynamic full-text search) onto literary works. It provides a quick, high level overview of the areas of the text that are of most interest to different commentators or contain certain search terms, and then shows increasingly detailed information about these regions as the user zooms in.
Inscriptio allows eligible patrons to apply for their preferred carrel based on a map of locations and current availability similar to an airline seating choice map. A wait list would also be maintained using this tool with information being automatically sent to patrons when their match was confirmed.
Library Application Collaboration, Development Tools and Resources
Research and discussions among the library application development community with the aim of improving internal collaboration and the provision of ongoing support, sustaining engineering, and specialized development support services.
QR Codes in the Library: A Window to Online Research Services
QR Codes in the Library is a pilot project in the Loeb Music Library, which will result in a "best practices" guide for use across the Harvard Library, linking materials in the stacks with on-line resources, via smartphone. By posting QR codes in specific subject areas of the stacks, smartphone users can instantly access relevant research guides and other library information services.
TagTeam: Enhanced Social Tagging For Classification and Current Awareness
TagTeam is a middleware tagging hub for the Open Access Tracking Project. The hub will collect feeds from any tagging service, braid them together, improve them in various ways, and then produce output feeds to which readers could subscribe.
Wolbach UX is gesture and touch-based technology adapted for scientific use at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) John G. Wolbach Library.
Yana: An Open Source Template for Scholarly Journals to Develop Mobile Applications
Yāna is a light-weight, modular, open source template within which publishers can develop their own mobile applications for open access journals.
Zone 1: First stage preservation storage for digital content
Zone 1 provides an easy-to-use first line of preservation service for use by anyone at Harvard for any digital content.
Plastics at GRCC
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An Evening with Christian Parenti
SFU Woodward's and the Vancity Office of Community Engagement presented Tropic of Chaos: An Evening with Christian Parenti. Christian Parenti is a contributing editor at The Nation, a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute, and a visiting scholar at the City University of New York. He has a Ph.D. in sociology from the London School of Economics. The author of Lockdown America, The Soft Cage, and The Freedom. Parenti has written for Fortune, The New York Times, Los Angeles Tim
Spartan Sagas: Laeeq Khan
Laeeq Khan is currently a Ph.D. student in the Media and Information Studies program at MSU's College of Communication Arts and Sciences.
Spartan Sagas: Jennifer Berggren
Media and information sophomore, Jennifer Berggren, explains what it means to her to truly be a Spartan and how she loves her passion for work in film. "I also try to make a diiference with the way that I live, even though it's a small gesture in the community, it really helps in the littlest ways."