Flying Start. Set aside a two hour block in the library each week and reward yourself for finishing it - I find rewards really help.
Student, History. Becoming more independent as a learner brings great freedom and rewards. Some people might find that this independence also brings challenges. Getting motivated can be tricky when previous routines and study habits have been radically changed. Your first year is a good time to experiment with new ways of motivating yourself, and find techniques that work for you. Set yourself short term, achievable goals, such as by tomorrow I will read one chapter of.... Impartial journalism is laudable. But false balance is dangerous. Making the most of your Library – info tip. You don’t need to visit the Library to discover about the range of resources we provide!
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Making a game for a Library – Medium. A library can easily and should very well be a place of discovery, collection, curation and learning.
In many ways, facets of the traditional library user experience are analogous to games and that’s what I’ve been interested in for a few years, since 2007 to be exact. One manifestation of it has been Librarygame and this is the abridged story of how one small company turned this idea into a living and breathing product. Observing Libraries and their game like qualities If you spend your time designing for entertainment and education, Libraries present themselves as really interesting interactive systems which are worth exploring.
With a cursory glance and even a shallow understanding of how libraries work, you can draw parallels between libraries and games. Game Components at a glance (ones we were interested in) Why do it? There are many reasons why looking at this area makes a lot of sense in the context of libraries. The Story of Librarygame. “The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There’s only one moment for you to live.” – Fake Buddha Quotes. I’m quite sure this quote, which was sent to me the other day, is fake: “The past is already gone, the future is not yet here.
There’s only one moment for you to live.” The Buddha talked a little about the past, present, and future, although not as much as you might assume, based on contemporary teachers’ emphasis on that theme. However he didn’t talk in this way: “There’s only one moment for you to live.” That’s far too metaphorical and poetic for the language of the Pali canon. The scriptural model for the quote is likely the Bhaddekaratta Sutta, where the Buddha, in Thanissaro’s translation, says, What is past is left behind. As you can see, the first two stanzas are in essence identical to our suspect quote, but while the last sentence emphasizes seeing what is arising in the present, it’s not saying that there’s only one moment for us to live.
I think the fake quote arises from a paraphrase by Thich Nhat Hanh. Dissertation Station - Dissertation Station - LibGuides at Newcastle University. Need more in-depth guidance with your dissertation, thesis or project literature search?
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It was developed to prepare students for study at Coventry University, helping to manage expectations and ease the transition to studying in UK higher education. We have developed an online multi-media site using WordPress to provide orientation and basic information about the resources and services found at Coventry University Library. The aim is to provide international students with information about the library before they arrive in the UK. Project Timeline: