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To say that the digital revolution has utterly changed access to knowledge would be the understatement of the millennium. Thanks to online magazines, encyclopedias, and books, it is now possible to spend your entire waking life (such as it is) cramming for that appearance on Jeopardy. But the Internet has done more than revolutionize the ownership of knowledge by putting entire libraries’ worth of useless information at everyone’s fingertips: For scholars, it has made access to online resources such as JSTOR (Journal STORage), a repository of digitized articles from academic journals, absolutely indispensable. The Ivory Firewall: A Meditation on the Digital Divide in Academ The Ivory Firewall: A Meditation on the Digital Divide in Academ
Welcome to the JSTOR Showcase - an experimental place for JSTOR and our research partners to demonstrate and get feedback on new and interesting ways to explore and utilize the information in our collections. The mission of JSTOR's Advanced Technology Research Team is to understand and use technology to enhance, explore and more effectively use the content in the archive, the showcase is a window onto those activities. Our hope is that, in partnership with other scholars, we can bring additional value to the communities that JSTOR serves. We are eager to showcase useful tools and techniques, including innovative visualization, exploration, discovery and analysis technologies on text, images or structure. Please explore the projects, enjoy your visit here, and give us feedback on the tools we present. If you are feel you have something that would be of value to the wider community please contact us—we would be delighted to consider hosting it here. Welcome to the JSTOR Showcase — Showcase Welcome to the JSTOR Showcase — Showcase
Daily Usage Map — Showcase Daily Usage Map — Showcase Every day, users from around the world view articles in fifty fields of study on the JSTOR web site. As with many web sites, JSTOR collects this usage data for a variety of reasons. We take this usage data and build an animated map of that activity, daily.
The Questia Online Library Located in downtown Chicago, Questia is the premier online research and paper writing resource. Since its founding in 1998, Questia has helped students find and cite high-quality, scholarly research. With emphasis on subjects related to the humanities and social sciences, Questia provides the resources needed to complete most college-level, core-curriculum course assignments. The Questia library contains books and journal articles on subjects such as history, philosophy, economics, political science, English and literature, anthropology, psychology, and sociology. It also includes magazine and newspaper articles. The Questia Online Library
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Susan Reed: Some Basic Research Tips © 1997 Susan Reed Welcome to the world of research! James Burke, the creator of Connections, once said something to the effect of “Any job that has me sitting in a library every day for 7 hours, is my idea of heaven.” He certainly captured my idea of heaven as well. Of course, there is more to research than just sitting in a library... . Historiography Susan Reed: Some Basic Research Tips
Creating Successful Research Skills Assignments Main Content Purpose of Creating Assignments to Teach Research Skills Many students never develop good research skills during their years at Penn. Creating Successful Research Skills Assignments
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Click here for a PDF version of the RSD, an editable Word version, and the article describing the RSD. You can watch series of short video or read for detailed explanation as well. Visit the Interactive RSD Framework for a navigatable document that leads to numerous discipline examples of RSD use in 5 universities. Find the Researcher Skill Development (RSD7) framework. Also check for Sister Frameworks such as Work Skill Development (WSD) and Clinical Reflective Skills (CRS) which were developed from the RSD. RSD Framework RSD Framework
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