Pen and Sword Pt. II: Advertising King Albert’s Book
[N.B. This is the second in an intended series of posts about the history of British propaganda efforts during the First World War -- the inaugural post can be read here. The main focus of the series will be on … Continue reading
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator. The background in the video is a tad distracting, but the information is good.
David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere.
Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge
CLPR Speaker Series: Schools for Democracy
Schools for Democracy The Role of Labor Union Participation in Facilitating Latino Parents' Critical Civic Engagement Veronica Terriquez Assistant Professor Department of Sociology University of Southern California Date: November 17, 2011 - Thursday Time: 3:30 PM -- 5:00 PM Location: Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Description: Scholars have long argued that civic organizations play a vital role in developing members' civic capacity. Yet few empirical studies examine how an
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.
Official website of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) which is one of the Indian Houses of Parliament. Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people directly elected by the adult population who are eligible to vote. The website gives details of members, parliamentary business and the work of committees. Parliamentary debates back to 2004 can be viewed in full text along with parliamentary questions. The site provides an outline of how laws are passed in the Indian Parliament.
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.