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The Ivory Firewall: A Meditation on the Digital Divide in Academ. To say that the digital revolution has utterly changed access to knowledge would be the understatement of the millennium.

The Ivory Firewall: A Meditation on the Digital Divide in Academ

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. Welcome to the JSTOR Showcase — Showcase. Daily Usage Map — Showcase. Every day, users from around the world view articles in fifty fields of study on the JSTOR web site.

Daily Usage Map — Showcase

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.

The Questia Online Library

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. Questia Journal List. Susan Reed: Some Basic Research Tips. © 1997 Susan Reed Welcome to the world of research!

Susan Reed: Some Basic Research Tips

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. 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

How to Do Research. RSD Framework. Click here for a PDF version of the RSD, an editable Word version, and the article describing the RSD.

RSD Framework

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. Content Providers – Publishers.