We also have special collections of . Free Comedy & Dramas 125 Korean Feature Films – Free – The Korean Film Archive has put on YouTube over 100 Korean feature films, including Im Kwon-taek’s Sopyonje and Hong Sangsoo’s The Day the Pig Fell Into a Well. A bonanza for fans of Korean film.70 Movies in HD from Famed Russian Studio Mosfilm – Free – Includes films by Tarkovsky, Eisenstein and Kurosawa, plus Sergei Bondarchuk’s 1969 adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace.
These all appear on Mosfilm’s official YouTube channel.A Farewell to Arms – Free – Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes star in a film based on famous novel by Ernest Hemingway. (1932)A Hunting Accident – Free – Soviet romantic drama directed by Emil Loteanu, adapted from Anton Chekhov’s “The Shooting Party.” Collective:unconscious – Free – Five indie filmmakers adapt each other’s dreams for the screen.
675 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc. A Dozen Sites for Free Audiobooks. The internet is overflowing with nearly as many free audiobooks as ebooks.
There are dozens if not hundreds of sites with free audiobooks, and I have pulled together a short list of 12 sites where you can find a broad selection. Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg is best known for being the first website to offer free public domain ebooks, but they also have audibooks for you to download. The selection is drawn from a variety of sites, including Librivox, AudiobooksForFree, and LiteralSystems.org. Podiobooks.com This is not your father’s audiobook site.
The audiobooks are free, but donations are gratefully accepted. LibriVox LibriVox is a non-commercial, community-supported, ad-free site which audiobook recordings from public domain titles released by Project Gutenberg which have been read, recorded, and released for the public’s listening pleasure. The audiobooks are created by the public, and you too can volunteer to read a story. StoryNory The Internet Archive Open Culture Learn Out Loud.
Read 700 Free eBooks Made Available by the University of California Press. The University of California Press e-books collection holds books published by UCP (and a select few printed by other academic presses) between 1982-2004.
The general public currently has access to 770 books through this initiative. The collection is dynamic, with new titles being added over time. Readers looking to see what the collection holds can browse by subject. The curators of the site have kindly provided a second browsing page that shows only the publicly accessible books, omitting any frustrating off-limits titles. The collection’s strengths are in history (particularly American history and the history of California and the West); religion; literary studies; and international studies (with strong selections of Middle Eastern Studies, Asian Studies, and French Studies titles).
Sadly, you can’t download the books to an e-reader or tablet. Social media e comunicazione della scienza. Studio pubblicato su PLoS ONE il 13 Dicembre 2013. Anche se non tutti i ricercatori ne sono consapevoli i social media stanno cambiando le modalità comunicazione dei risultati della ricerca.
Per analizzare l'impatto, negli ultimi 5 anni, dei diversi strumenti di diffusione nei confronti del pubblico (altri ricercatori, politici, giornalisti) Clare Wilkinson e Emma Weitkamp dell'università del West of England a Bristol hanno somministrato un questionario a un campione di 504 ricercatori, dal quale sono state ricavate 149 risposte valide (29%). Le domande riguardavano i mezzi utilizzati per diffondere le informazioni relative alle ricerche, i media sui quali la notizia era in qualche modo rimbalzata, I risultati dello studio sono stati pubblicati su Plos One il 13 Dicembre 2013: A Case Study in Serendipity: Environmental Researchers Use of Traditional and Social Media for Dissemination.
Gli autori hanno cercato di capire in che modo i ricercatori scelgono di disseminare i loro risultati, nei confronti dell'audience accademica e non. Are there alternatives to peer review? There are lots of discussions about peer review happening at the moment, it seems April is a busy month.
My colleagues took part in peer review debates in London and Doha discussing innovations, and on Friday I was at a Sense about Science workshop called ‘Peer Review: The Nuts & Bolts’. Photo from @LaurenTedaldi at @voiceofyoungsci with permission The event was for early career researchers, exploring how peer review works, how to get involved, the challenges to the system, and the role of peer review in helping the public to evaluate research claims.
We heard the perspective of the editorial office from Alice Ellingham, Director of Editorial Office Ltd, of the peer reviewer from John Gilbert, Editor of the International Journal of Science Education, and of the Editor – me. ‘There are a few studies that suggest peer review is somewhat better than throwing a dice and a bunch that say it is much the same.’ Photo from @easternblot at @F1000Research with permission. Open peer review.