1.3.5 Journals

Journals and articles written by academics or experts are an excellent source of information. Journals are usually published monthly or quarterly, and contain a selection of articles providing details of recent research. Often they will also contain reviews of relevant books. They are usually published more quickly than books, and so are often more up to date.

To access content of journals, most publishers require a subscription. There are, however, some journals which you can freely ac
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4.4.1 Diversion of effluent

In some circumstances it may be possible to divert sewage effluent away from a water body in order to reduce nutrient loads. This was achieved at Lake Washington, near Seattle, USA, which is close to the sea. Lake Washington is surrounded by Seattle and its suburbs, and in 1955 a cyanobacterium, Oscitilloria rubescens, became dominant in the lake. The lake was receiving sewage effluent from about 70 000 people; this input represented about 56% of the total phosphorus load to the lake.
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10.3 Further study

The resources within this unit have covered a wide range of subject areas including education, environment, technology, history, law, literature, politics, social care and social sciences.

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Below is a list of the Open University courses that have been drawn upon to create the OpenLearn Scotland collection.

  • What is poetry? is from A175
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Aigine Cultural Research Center
The Traditional Knowledge in Kyrgyzstan website is maintained by the Aigine Cultural Research Center, a non-profit nongovernmental organization. It seeks to deepen knowledge about traditional knowledge pertaining to the ethnic Kyrgyz population. This includes coverage of ecological knowledge, traditional healing, ethno medicine, oral history and family practices. It is therefore of interest to anthropologists of the region. The site includes collections of video and photograph materials. Copyrig
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International review of environmental and resource economics
IRERE publishes articles covering environmental and resource economics. Abstracts are available in PDF format, as is a sample online issue of the journal. Full text access is available to subscribing institutions. Students should check whether their university/institution is a subscriber.
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HST.535 Principles and Practice of Tissue Engineering (MIT)
The principles and practice of tissue engineering (and regenerative medicine) are taught by faculty of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. The principles underlying strategies for employing selected cells, biomaterial scaffolds, soluble regulators or their genes, and mechanical loading and culture conditions, for the regeneration of tissues and organs in vitro and in vivo are addressed. Differentiated cell types and stem cells
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BSHS [British Society for the History of Science] monographs
The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) publishes work of lasting scholarly value that might not otherwise be made available, and aids the dissemination of innovative projects advancing scholarship or education in the field. Past monographs have been digitised and are available for free download. Print copies are available for purchase. Titles available include: "To See the Fellows Fight: Eye Witness Accounts of Meetings of the Geological Society of London and Its Club, 1822-1868";
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Education 151: Language and Literacy

This course is designed to help students understand the aspects of linguistic principles and processes that underlie oral and written language proficiency, and how this knowledge is relevant K-12 instruction.  Emphasis is on a thorough, research-based u
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Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! The meeting you’ve been dreading all week is finally about to start, and you couldn’t be more nervous. You have to give your first presentation in Japanese, and you don’t feel ready at all. You tell yourself that you just have to do your best, and then you’ll be going on [...]
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12.103 Strange Bedfellows: Science and Environmental Policy (MIT)
12.103 explores the role of scientific knowledge, discovery, method, and argument in environmental policymaking from both idealistic and realistic perspectives. The course will use case studies of science-intensive environmental controversies to study how science was used and abused in the policymaking process. Case studies include: global warming, biodiversity loss, and nuclear waste disposal siting. Subject includes intensive practice in the writing and presentation of "position statements" on
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Small Wonders: Media, Modernity, and the Moment: Experiments in Time, Fall 2010
The "small wonders" to which our course will attend are moments of present time, depicted in the verbal and visual media of the modern age: newspapers, novels and stories, poems, photographs, films, etc. We will move between visual and verbal media across a considerable span of time, from eighteenth-century poetry and prose fiction to twenty-first century social networking and microblogging sites, and from sculpture to photography, film, and digital visual media. With help from philosophers, con
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Fragonard, The Swing, 1767 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Swing, oil on canvas, 1767 (Wallace Collection, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (03:21)
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Describes the complex exponential function for discrete time.

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1.1 Introduction

Recent findings show that volunteers report higher ratings on the measures of life satisfaction, happiness, and feeling that the things they do in life are worthwhile. Last year the number of people volunteering at least once a month rose to 29%, which may be thanks in part to the high profile volunteering received
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The philosophy of time using art history
A short video of Jonathan Tallant discussing his recent work looking at the philosophy of time using art history.
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