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THE BRITISH LIBRARY - The world's knowledge. University professors turn to the blogosphere, for classes and r. Correction Appended: An earlier version of this story misidentified the title of Mark Perry, a professor of economics and finance at the School of Management at the University's Flint campus.

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Jed Moch/Daily University of Michigan professor, Fara Warner, updates her blog and interacts with students at Starbucks on South University. More like this The booming blogosphere is a world dominated by celebrity gossip, confessionals and radical opinions. But blogs are increasingly hosting a new breed of user: university professors. In recent years, academics across the country have started using blogs to relay information and ideas.

“It’s been extraordinarily successful,” said Brian Porter-Szucs, an associate history professor, who has students blog their responses to class readings. Porter-Szucs said he decided to include blogging in his classes after reading one of his 15-year-old daughter’s homework assignments. “My suspicions were confirmed,” he said. Communications Studies Prof.

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Michigan / 23 / 03 / 2009 / News / Home. The University of Michigan Press is announcing today that it will shift its scholarly publishing from being primarily a traditional print operation to one that is primarily digital.

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Within two years, press officials expect well over 50 of the 60-plus monographs that the press publishes each year -- currently in book form -- to be released only in digital editions. Readers will still be able to use print-on-demand systems to produce versions that can be held in their hands, but the press will consider the digital monograph the norm. Many university presses are experimenting with digital publishing, but the Michigan announcement may be the most dramatic to date by a major university press.

The shift by Michigan comes at a time that university presses are struggling. Michigan officials say that their move reflects a belief that it's time to stop trying to make the old economics of scholarly publishing work. Teresa A. Sanford G. The Chicago Manual of Style Online: Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide. The Chicago Manual of Style presents two basic documentation systems: (1) notes and bibliography and (2) author-date.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online: Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide

Choosing between the two often depends on subject matter and the nature of sources cited, as each system is favored by different groups of scholars. The notes and bibliography style is preferred by many in the humanities, including those in literature, history, and the arts. This style presents bibliographic information in notes and, often, a bibliography. It accommodates a variety of sources, including esoteric ones less appropriate to the author-date system.

The author-date system has long been used by those in the physical, natural, and social sciences. Aside from the use of notes versus parenthetical references in the text, the two systems share a similar style. Notes and Bibliography: Sample Citations The following examples illustrate citations using the notes and bibliography system. Book One author 1. 2. Pollan, Michael. Two or more authors 1. 2. 1. 2. 1. 2. 1.


Civilization. George Santayana. Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás, known as George Santayana (December 16, 1863 – September 26, 1952), was a philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist.

George Santayana

A lifelong Spanish citizen, Santayana was raised and educated in the United States and identified himself as an American, although he always kept a valid Spanish passport.[1] He wrote in English and is generally considered an American man of letters. At the age of forty-eight, Santayana left his position at Harvard and returned to Europe permanently, never to return to the United States. His last wish was to be buried in the Spanish pantheon in Rome. Santayana is known for famous sayings, such as "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it",[2] and "[O]nly the dead have seen the end of war.

" (a quote often wrongly attributed to Plato).[3] Santayana is broadly included among the pragmatists with Harvard University colleagues William James and Josiah Royce. Biography[edit] Early life[edit] Education[edit] Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Home | About Oxford DNB | What's new | Subscriber services | Contact us | Help Current version: September 2012 Subscriber login > Forgotten your password?

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