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SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

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Oxford Open OUP Supports Open Access Oxford University Press (OUP) is mission-driven to facilitate the widest possible dissemination of high-quality research. We embrace both green and gold open access (OA) publishing to support this mission. Strengthening democracy through private enterprise and market oriented reform Sparking Debate on Economic Policy in Nepal Samriddhi wins an award at the Asia Liberty Forum in Kuala Lumpur. By Sarita Sapkota, Samriddhi In the annual Asia Liberty Forum in Malaysia this year, Atlas Network presented the Asia Liberty Award to Samriddhi for its ‘Econ-ity’ initiative. The Information Umbrella I try to follow higher education trends to make sure I know what is coming and can gear my teaching appropriately. This blog highlights some of the strategies and technologies I think will emerge in 2017. We will see in 12 months if I was right.

The University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados - Journal of Caribbean History The Journal of Caribbean History Editorial Board / Submissions / Subscription Information / Ordering The Journal of Caribbean History is published (two issues each year) by the Departments of History and Philosophy, The University of the West Indies. The editors will consider for publication articles on aspects of Caribbean History, including the histories of the mainland territories of North, Central and South America, where these are related to the Caribbean. Articles in French, Spanish or Dutch will be accepted and may be published in the original language or in translation or in both.

Analítica - IP y Ciencia - Thomson Reuters The following resources reside on Web of Science. Purchased alone or as a part of a larger Web of Science subscription, these products help researchers, administrators and others objectively evaluate research and/or journal performance. Essential Science Indicators Conduct ongoing, quantitative analyses of research performance and trends in science. Rank top scientists, institutions, countries, and journals by fields of research, with science performance statistics and science trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data.

100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised) Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. Check out our new, up-to-date collection to discover the very best search engine for finding the academic results you’re looking for. General

Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) The Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation (VIRI) was created to accelerate the formation of a community of scholars and practitioners who, despite divides in geography and political culture, will create a common concept of responsible innovation for research, training and outreach – and in doing so contribute to the governance of emerging technologies under conditions dominated by high uncertainty, high stakes, and challenging questions of novelty. “Responsible innovation” (RI) is an emerging term in science and innovation policy fields across the globe. Its precise definition has been at the center of numerous meetings, research council decisions, and other activities in recent years.

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