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Research Can Be Essential

My recent book, The Living Moment: Modernism in a Broken World, was published by the Northwestern University Press and was my tenth book. In 2001 the Yale University Press published my Smiling Through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Renewal of Higher … Continue reading

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“Gear Up!” – Build Your Research Toolkit

Intersession is upon us … but don’t relax quite yet! Instead, get ready to GEAR UP!  Take advantage of the latest tools, apps, resources, and support available to help you with research information, funding, data, and collaboration. Coming Soon To A Location Near You!  ~~~~~~~~~~~ Thursday, November 29th from 1pm-3pm   (Fairchild Tower) Monday, December 3rd [...] Continue reading

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Bibliometrics and Author Disambiguation Tools

This past weekend I attended an unconference of science, technology, and engineering librarians, called STELLA. The idea behind an unconference is that the participants set the agenda on the day(s) of the meeting(s). I attended 4 very lively sessions over two days. Here are a few highlights from the Bibliometrics and Author Disambiguation session. The [...] Continue reading

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Paper Machines Visualizes Your Zotero Library

http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/paper-machines-visualizes-your-zotero-library/44056 https://github.com/chrisjr/papermachines “Paper Machines uses the data in a Zotero collection to generate analyses and visualizations. If you have a sizeable collection of documents with good metadata and full text (for example, PDFs with text layers) then Paper Machines can … Continue reading Continue reading

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Books Are Made Through Conversations

Writing a book can often feel like an isolating endeavor. It requires finding a wellspring of concentration, focus, and inspiration in the midst of a busy life. It is a process that involves quieting the mind as much as it … Continue reading

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The Valley News Online

You can search and browse the full text of Valley News articles through ProQuest from May 19, 2005 until the present. It also includes obituaries. Please note, the most recent issues are several days behind, but if you’re looking for … Continue reading

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