Category Archives: research

The Allure of the Archives

Arlette Farge’s book, The Allure of the Archives, is one of those books that belongs in its own genre. I love this book. Farge is Director of Research in Modern History at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in … Continue reading

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Scientific Discovery and the Creative Commons

Tim Spuck’s students discuss their search for T Tauri stars with renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson at the American Astronomical Society conference in January 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In a recent episode of Cosmos: a Spacetime Odyssey, Neil deGrasse Tyson … Continue reading

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World Newspaper Map

Image via WikipediaI used to teach English 101 and a big component of my classes were international newspapers. We would select international papers to follow and link to them on a blog or a wiki to use it as a … Continue reading

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Open Access Research

Image via Wikipedia Open Research In these days of budget cuts, free, open access to academic research is more important than ever. Cable Green put up a link to a video that I want to share here as well along … Continue reading

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