Textos e pretextos
Textos e pretextos is a literary journal published by the Camões Institute, Lisbon, with the aim of providing an outlet for academic criticism on the most important characters of Lusophone authors. First launched in 2002, it has brought out bi-annual volumes focusing upon either individual authors or important theoretical concepts. Issue number 2 (2003) focuses on the concept of the mirror, while number 7 (2005) discusses the work of Chico Buarque. Each issue assists study by a detaile
[ROYAL: Illuminated manuscripts of the Kings and Queens of England]
This Web page reports on an AHRC-funded project centred around research into the British Library's collection of 1,950 manuscripts donated by King George II in 1757. Maintained as a collection (labelled 'ROYAL') since this time, they represent the largest surviving collection of medieval illumination and painting owned by English monarchs. The grant will enable the first ever major research project into the collection, resulting in an exhibition in 2011, as well as being added to the Library's o
Archnet-IJAR : international journal of architectural research
'Archnet-IJAR : International Journal of Architectural Research' is a full-text ejournal on topics in contemporary architecture and urbanism. It is published by the MIT School of Architecture and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At April 2009 there are seven issues online, with articles freely available in PDF format. The journal ranges widely, but also places a very notable emphisis on new architecture and cities in the Arabian Peninsular. Example article titles include: 'Polemi
Global media journal : Mediterranean edition
The 'Global Media Journal: Mediterranean edition' is a full-text scholarly ejournal. The journal is published by the Global Communication Association, and supported by Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana. This is the Mediterranean edition of the journal, which has its own Editor, Advisory Board and content. This edition is published in English. At April 2009 there are six issues freely available online, with articles available in PDF format. Example article titles are: 'The First Cypr
Who was Ramon Llull?
Who Was Ramon Llull? is a website produced by the University of Barcelona's Centre de Documentació Ramon Llull, covering the life and works of the medieval thinker and prolific author. Llull (1232-1315) developed a system of thought which he called the Art, and is also known as an apologist, Christian philosopher, mystic, and novelist. He was one of the first major writers to use the Catalan language. The site offers biographical and historical information, discussion of his works, a gallery of
V&A online journal
This Web page gives access to all issues of the 'V&A Online Journal', a free full-text research journal. This annual ejournal is published by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. At December 2009 there are two issues online, with articles published as HTML pages. Example scholarly articles include: 'James "Athenian" Stuart: The Architect as Landscape Painter'; 'Doing Time: Patchwork as a Tool of Social Rehabilitation in British Prisons'; 'Computer Art at the V&A'; and 'The Film Work of Sta
Dovella : revista cultural de la Catalunya central
'Dovella' is a scholarly journal dedicated to the study of Catalan culture and history, and the region of Bages in particular. Published since 1981 by the Institut Ramon Muntaner, with the support of the Bages Studies Centre, the journal includes articles by academics and researchers on any aspect of Catalan studies. The digital repository of Open-access Catalan Journals (RACO) has made available the lists of contents for issues published between 1981 and 2004. At the time of cataloguing, some f
Netherlands decorated books collection : London College of Communication
This website provides information about a small collection of decorated books on from the London College of Communication, part of the University of the Arts London, that has been digitised and made available online by the Visual Arts Data Service (VADS). The LCC's collection of decorated Dutch books provides primary source material for bookbinding research and is also of use to graphic design and typographical researchers. The collection covers the period 1893-1939, and includes bindings in the
Cornelius Castoriadis Agora International website
The Cornelius Castoriadis Agora International website provides information about the life and work of the Greek 20th century political philosopher, economist, and psychoanalyst. The site, which offers content in a wide range of languages, features: a news section; a brief biography of Castoriadis which includes an overview of his thought; and a transcript of a lengthy interview with Castoriadis, conducted in 1990. Other resources include bibliographies of works by and about him, a list of links
Sociologija. Mintis ir Veiksmas
Sociology. Thought and Action is a full-text, bi-annual "peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published in Lithuania and dedicated to the critical study of contemporary social and cultural change including the shifting status of sociology itself" The journal "covers subjects such as social theory, social research and research methodology, political sociology, gender issues, nationalism, sociology of art, social stratification and social identities" and publishes in Lithuanian and English.
Social science research ethics
This site has been created by School of Health and Medicine (Division of Health Research), Lancaster University from the materials used in an ESRC funded Research Development Initiative on Training Researchers in Ethics and Ethical Practice in Social Science Research. It aims to provide new researchers with a set of resources to enable them to undertake ethically sound research. The site is arranged around 8 core themes: ethical review processes; ethical issues in the global context; ethical and
Atlas Des Deutschen Reichs
This site provides access to an online atlas of the German Empire which was published by Ludwig Ravenstein in 1883. It was digitised as a special project of the University of West Madison Libraries and is suitable for downloading as PDF files. The site includes details on the scale of the map, its coverage and possible usage as a source for historians researching the boundaries of the German Empire and families living within it. In addition to Germany, the maps of atlas also cover the bordering
Portrait of Tommy Lorbeer
Pomona College student Thomas Lorbeer. [Photograph of a photograph; original photograph taken by the studio of Hugo Schwichtenberg in Pomona.]
Dangers of Hot Work
"The CSB has identified over 60 fatalities since 1990 due to explosions and fires from hot work activities on tanks. Hot work is defined as “[w]ork involving burning, welding, or a similar operation that is capable of initiating fires or explosions.”1 Hot work also includes other activities with the potential to create a source of ignition such as cutting, brazing, grinding, and soldering. Workers are potentially at risk not only in the oil and gas industry, where flammables are handled regu
Amsterdam Represented : Cultural Studies Taster
The concept cultural studies is rather complex. To begin with the word 'culture' itself means different things to different people, such as great works of art and literature, or works of popular culture, such as pop songs and soap operas, or the way that particular groups of people live their everyday lives. Generally, when you talk about cultural studies as a subject at university it is not so much about another culture, but it has more to do with a particular way of looking at the world in whi
Try Dutch! : Dutch Language Taster
Interested in Dutch? Curious how Dutch sounds? Wondering how difficult or easy it is? Perhaps you are thinking of studying Dutch? Then here is your opportunity to have a go at the language yourself and experience what it is like to learn Dutch from scratch. You can work through the pack all by yourself. No knowledge of Dutch is required.
UCL Grant Museum of Zoology Eutherians image collection
This is a set of images taken from a teaching resource created at University College London, in collaboration with their museum of zoology. They are primarily along the themes of phylogeny (evolutionary history) and functional anatomy. The images are hosted in the UK Centre for Bioscience's ImageBank.
From Ideas to Intellectual Property (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the .ppt of the lecture.
A virtual practice community for student learning and staff
development in health and social work
This resource is the final report for the a Health Sciences and Practice mini project: A virtual practice community for student learning and staff development in health and social work inter-professional education; changing practice through collaboration.
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