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London Calling: Part Two

Many children’s nursery rhymes have a long and at least partially recorded history. For example, English-speaking children and adults have been singing “London Bridge is Falling Down” since before the first known written version in 1744.* Two important scholars and collectors of children’s rhymes, Iona and Peter Opie, published many collections and annotated compilations of […]

New Book of Note, Koerner Library: The Spatial Humanities

Bodenhamer, David J., John Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris. The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. From the publisher’s description: The Spatial Humanities aims to re-orient—and perhaps revolutionize—humanities scholarship by critically engaging the technology and specifically directing it to the subject matter of the humanities. To this […]

Living Books About Life: LiviBL

If you’ve ever wondered about the future of the book, have a look at these: “Living Books About Life is a series of curated, open access books about life — with life understood both philosophically and biologically — which provide a bridge between the humanities and the sciences. Produced by a globally-distributed network of writers […]

Upcoming Workshops: Citations, Current Awareness Tools, and more.

Created especially for graduate students, these workshops are open to undergraduates and faculty members as well.  Click  the links below for a full description of upcoming workshops. Full list of workshops here.   Grad Student Orientation to the Library Web of Science/Journal Citation Reports Find the most highly-cited journals in your field. PubMed (Online Workshop) […]

New Online – International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities

The International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities provides information on a variety of interdisciplinary topics that relate to men, masculinity and gender relations.  The encyclopedia includes such topics as Chinese masculinities, ageism, childhood studies, sexuality, and literary theory.  Michael Flood, editor of the encyclopedia, offers a tool that provides insight into the theorization of masculinity […]

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