A Practical Guide to Electronic Resources in the Humanities

From full-text article databases to digitized collections of primary source materials, newly emerging electronic resources have radically impacted how research in the humanities is conducted and discovered. This book, covering high-quality, up-to-date electronic resources for the humanities, is an easy–to-use annotated guide for the librarian, student, and scholar alike. It covers online databases, indexes, archives, and many other critical tools in key humanities disciplines including philosophy, religion, languages and literature, and performing and visual arts. Succinct overviews of key emerging trends in electronic resources accompany each chapter. The only reference guide to electronic resources written specifically for the humanities Addresses all major humanities disciplines in one convenient guide Concise format ideal for students, librarians, and humanities researchers

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  • Author : Ana Dubnjakovic
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 354 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630476
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A Practical Guide to Electronic Resources in the Humanities

A Practical Guide to Electronic Resources in the Humanities
  • Author : Ana Dubnjakovic,Patrick Tomlin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 September 2010
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From full-text article databases to digitized collections of primary source materials, newly emerging electronic resources have radically impacted how research in the humanities is conducted and discovered. This book, covering high-quality, up-to-date electronic resources for the humanities, is an easy–to-use annotated guide for the librarian, student, and scholar alike. It covers online databases, indexes, archives, and many other critical tools in key humanities disciplines including philosophy, religion, languages and literature, and performing and visual arts. Succinct overviews of key

Literary Research and British Postmodernism

Literary Research and British Postmodernism
  • Author : Bridgit McCafferty,Arianne Hartsell-Gundy
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 02 September 2015
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Literary Research and British Postmodernism is a guide for researchers of postwar British literature that defines best practices for scholars conducting research in this period. Individual chapters connect the complex relationships between print and multimedia, technological advancements, and the influence of critical theory that converge in postwar British literature.

Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom

Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom
  • Author : Claire Battershill,Shawna Ross
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 05 October 2017
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Rooted in the day-to-day experience of teaching and written for those without specialist technical knowledge, this book is the first practical guide to using digital tools and resources in the humanities classroom. Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom covers such topics as: · Overcoming resistance to technology – your own, your colleagues' and your students' · Finding, evaluating and using digital resources · Designing syllabi and planning classroom activities and assignments · Solving problems when technology goes wrong · Using digital tools for collaborative projects, course

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology
  • Author : J. Michael Spector
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 29 January 2015
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Leveraging the power of technology to support teaching and learning is certainly not new. But with more low-cost, easy-to-use, easily accessible devices and systems than ever before, we are at a critical inflection point where we must decide how technology powers and aids learning in the classroom. But is new technology the cure-all all? Some studies have shown students retain information better in traditional print formats. There’s no question about the potential for new technologies to improve learning, but

Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Author : Barbara L. E. Walker,Holly E. Unruh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 July 2017
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Grants and fellowships are increasingly essential to an academic career, and competition over federal and foundation funding is fiercer than ever. Yet there has hitherto been little training available for this genre of writing. Funding Your Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences demystifies the process of writing winning grant proposals in the humanities and social sciences. Offering practical guidance, step-by-step instructions, and examples of successful proposals, Walker and Unruh outline the best practices to crack the proposal writing code.

Using Computers in History

Using Computers in History
  • Author : Sonja Cameron,Sarah Richardson
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release : 20 September 2005
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Information and communications technology is now an essential tool for the historian and for anyone engaging in historical study. Today's 'history workstation' includes computers, modems, scanners, printers, digital cameras and a wide range of software applications to access the World Wide Web and to analyse historical sources. Sonja Cameron and Sarah Richardson provide a clear, jargon-free introduction which demystifies the computing skills needed for historical research. This step-by-step guide covers all aspects of history and computing including: - presentation: from

Doing Academic Research

Doing Academic Research
  • Author : Ted Gournelos,Joshua R. Hammonds,Maridath A. Wilson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 May 2019
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Online student resource material cab be accessed under the 'Support Materials' tab at https://www.routledge.com/9780367207939 Doing Academic Research is a concise, accessible, and tightly organized overview of the research process in the humanities, social sciences, and business. Conducting effective scholarly research can seem like a frustrating, confusing, and unpleasant experience. Early researchers often have inconsistent knowledge and experience, and can become overwhelmed – reducing their ability to produce high quality work. Rather than a book about research, this is

The ALA Guide to Researching Modern China

The ALA Guide to Researching Modern China
  • Author : Yunshan Ye
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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As China has evolved into an economic superpower, interest in its culture and current place in the world has skyrocketed; China Studies are now taught in almost every college or university in the U.S., as well as in many junior high and high schools. Covering modern China, not just Chinese culture from an historical perspective, this important new book fills a sizeable gap in the literature. Originating as a Carnegie Whitney Award-winning book project, Ye’s research guide goes

A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada

A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada
  • Author : Allan Urbanic,Beth Feinberg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Get access to the Slavic and East European research materials you need A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada presents up-to-date information on 85 North American libraries that house Slavic and East European research materials, providing current details on recent acquisitions, developments in collection policies, and changes in contact information. Using individual entries written by each institution’s librarian or archivist, you’ll save valuable time and effort in your search for resources on Russia and the

Digital Humanities in Practice

Digital Humanities in Practice
  • Author : Claire Warwick,Melissa Terras,Julianne Nyhan
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 09 October 2012
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This cutting-edge and comprehensive introduction to digital humanities explains the scope of the discipline and state of the art and provides a wide-ranging insight into emerging topics and avenues of research. Each chapter interweaves the expert commentary of leading academics with analysis of current research and practice, exploring the possibilities and challenges that occur when culture and digital technologies intersect. International case studies of projects ranging from crowdsourced manuscript transcription to computational reconstruction of frescoes are included in each chapter,

Electronic Collaboration in the Humanities

Electronic Collaboration in the Humanities
  • Author : James A. Inman,Cheryl Reed,Peter Sands
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 October 2003
GET THIS BOOKElectronic Collaboration in the Humanities

This volume provides an informed view of how information technology is shaping the contemporary humanities. It specifically reflects five ideals: *humanities scholars with all levels of access are doing important work with technology; *humanities scholars' projects with technology reflect significant diversity, both across and within disciplinary bounds; *using information technology in the humanities is a continuous conversation; *information technology offers new options for humanities education; and *just as collaboration changes the nature of any project, so does information technology change

Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries

Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries
  • Author : Sacco, Kathleen L.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 25 June 2015
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Digital Humanities is a burgeoning field of research and education concerned with the intersection of technology and history, philosophy, linguistics, literature, music, cultural studies, and the arts. Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries aims to stand at the forefront of this emerging discipline, targeting an audience of researchers and academicians, with a special focus on the role of libraries and library staff. In addition to a collection of chapters on crucial issues surrounding the digital humanities, this

Study Skills for Psychology Students

Study Skills for Psychology Students
  • Author : Sylvie Collins,Pauline Kneale
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 May 2014
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""The problem with the first year was I didn't know what I didn't know, and even when I thought there was something I was supposed to know I didn't know what to do about it."" This quote from a perplexed undergraduate student illustrates the plight of many first-years who feel overwhelmed by the demands made on them at university, combined with the expectation of lecturers and tutors that they will already know how to study independently. 'Study Skills for Psychology