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How it Works Here is how the Crowd Wise method can be implemented in practice through four easy steps: Starting with an open question, which could be anything from ‘what should we spend our money on next year’ to ‘ what’s the best way to tackle urban poverty? . A range of options is developed, as opposed to just two alternatives: A range of options is considered

StumbleUpon Releases New Widget for Publishers Content aggregation and ranking engine StumbleUpon is releasing a new widget for publishers today that can be placed on a website or blog to help users find meaningful content relevant to them. The StumbleUpon Widget can be used by publishers to surface content on the site with the best shelf life. The widget will come in three sizes and requires a line of script to be embedded on to a webpage. The widget will surface stories and videos suited to the users' interest based on what has been rated highly by the StumbleUpon community of 15 million users. When a user is on a page with a StumbleUpon widget installed they will see links that are tailored to their interests.

ePubTk The ePublishing Toolkit is a software package providing tools to help in publishing scientific content on the web. In particular, it helps creating/maintaining/running a family of online journals as WebApplication (see ePubTk at Living Reviews for a description of a particular usage scenario). You may follow the links below or explore the Tag Index for cross-component aspects of ePubTk. Open-Access Journals Break Barriers to Academic Freedom - Faculty By Peter Schmidt He seems genial, but John Willinsky is a dangerous man. As a leader in the development and spread of "open access" scholarly journals, which are published online and offered free, the Stanford University education professor is not just helping to transform academic publishing.

Twenty-First Century Informational Literacy: Integrating Research Techniques and Technology ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. Google Beefs Up Online Storage for Apps for Education Collaboration | News Google Beefs Up Online Storage for Apps for Education Google is increasing the amount of storage it provides to institutions that use its free Apps for Education platform. Google Apps for Education is the widely deployed, free, hosted application suite that includes communications tools like as Gmail, voice and voice chat, Google Calendar, and instant messaging; collaboration apps, such as Google Docs, Google Sites, and Google Groups; and various administration features and APIs for integration with existing systems. According to a Google spokesperson, there are "12 million students, faculty and staff actively using Google Apps for Education" at present. According to a blog post today, e-mail storage space for Apps for Education users is being increased from 7 GB to 25 GB for each mailbox.

The Best Free SEO Tools for Competitive Intelligence Knowing what your competitors are doing and how they perform is key to developing a strategy to surpass them in organic search. By doing a bit of digging, one can uncover a great deal of learning from competitors who have already tested different elements of their SEO campaigns. In previous posts in this series, I examined the best free SEO tools for targeting target keywords and those for identifying and fixing onsite SEO issues. Now, it’s time to turn our attention to the last set of free SEO tools available to every marketer: competitive analysis.

Open access journals All articles published in Elsevier open access journals are peer reviewed and upon acceptance will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. Permitted reuse is defined by your choice of user license. Published articles: Digital Literacy Home Welcome to the Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum. Whether you are new to computing or have some experience, Digital Literacy will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. The courses help you learn the essential skills to begin computing with confidence, be more productive at home and at work, stay safe online, use technology to complement your lifestyle, and consider careers where you can put your skills to work. Use the menu below to see the Digital Literacy curricula and courses available in your preferred language.

+1m eBooks via SwetsWise Lisse, The Netherlands June 7, 2011 More than 1 million eBooks now available via SwetsWise! Swets is pleased to announce that SwetsWise, its leading information resource management and procurement platform, has recently expanded its eBook catalog to more than one million publications.

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