A New Project from World Politics Review: Women’s Rights and Conflict

Posted March 8, 2017 in Events & News

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As we celebrate International Women’s Day, World Politics Review (WPR) takes a look at women’ rights as part of a new series offering in-depth coverage of important issues. WPR founder and publisher Hampton Stephens highlights WPR’s on-going series on women’s rights (and the correlation between gender inequality and political instability and conflict) and the deeper dive WPR is taking in its reporting. Read More »

Build STEM Skills and Nurture Students’ Scientific Curiosity With the Question Formulation Technique

Posted February 22, 2017 in

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Science does not simply begin with questions — science is an ongoing process that begins, persists and ends with questions. Learn how the Question Formulation Technique can help students develop the inquiry skills they need to succeed in college and career from guest blogger Andrew P. Minigan, the Education Project and Research Coordinator at the Right Question Institute. Read More »

Why Music Reference Still Matters in the Age of Wikipedia

Posted February 15, 2017 in Events & News

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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) has created a universe of musical reference resources. It facilitates and disseminates music research worldwide through its comprehensive international bibliography of writings on music, also available in an enhanced version with full-text articles from over 200 journals linked from the bibliographic records, as well as a full-text repository of over 40 seminal music encyclopedias. Tina Frühauf, Content Acquisitions Director at RILM, talks about the importance of musical reference works vis-à-vis Wikipedia, technology’s effects on research, and the relativity of currency. Read More »

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