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Click here to skip to this page's main content. Hello! Open Library is participating in our eBook lending program. Browse the growing lending library of over 250,000 eBooks! Site Search Log in / Sign Up One web page for every book. Read | Borrow | How it Works | Stats Borrow Modern eBooks View the previous editions View the next editions Loading books... Open Library is unaware of any editions about this subject published between 1456 & 2016. Search the Lending Library More search options AroundThe Library Problem? Debug Stats Details Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.Other projects include the Wayback Machine, archive.org and archive-it.org Your use of the Open Library is subject to the Internet Archive's Terms of Use.

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Metaphors and Threshold Concepts for Research — Katie Day I asked the audience at Research Relevance to suggest new metaphors -- and here are some responses: a search engine like Google is like "trail mix" - returning results include some M&Ms, some raisins, some peanuts - while a database is like a whole bag of M&Ms -- all good resultsa group project is like a music quartet - each contributing to the whole beautiful sounda database is like a bathtub filled with water for a particular size and purpose, while Google is like a river, whose flow is unpredictable and aimless I particularly like (the dead white male professor) Kenneth Burke's description of the metaphor of the "unending conversation" of academic discourse -> "Imagine that you enter a parlor. You come late.

Ensemble des Unes - Anglais Anyone seeking permission to use or reproduce the front page of a newspaper featured in our Today’s Front Pages online gallery must contact the newspaper’s publisher directly. U.S. copyright laws apply. The Newseum DOES NOT provide access to front pages from previous dates. The archives include dates of historical significance only. Natural Cures for Eczema Eczema is a skin disorder that causes swelling, redness and dryness of the skin. This inflammatory skin condition is marked by severe itching and commonly occurs on the cheeks, forearms, necks and the legs. Although there are different ways to treat eczema, the home remedies listed below can heal eczema naturally, without causing any side effects.

23 Great Library Blogs Let’s say that you are a school librarian, and let’s say you’ve decided that like many of the teachers in your school, you too are ready to use a blog to connect with parents and students, to share your latest news and events, or perhaps to develop your own personal learning network (PLN). You’re motivated and ready to begin, but you may have some lingering questions about the best way to get started and maybe you’re not entirely sure how to organize your new blog. Unfortunately, searching the internet for “how to create a great library blog” doesn’t yield many helpful answers. There are some sites that come up in that search that appear useful, but overall it seems to make more sense to just visit library blogs, see what works and what doesn’t, and craft your blog around the ideas you like the best. To make that process easier, we’ve compiled a list of library blogs on Edublogs.

Listen to the Best English Podcasts, AudioBooks with Transcript Stories Podcast A collection of short stories written by famous writers like Shakespeare and Wordsworth. 6 minute English BBC 6 Minute English is one of the best weekly audio podcast for English learners. Getting to E: The State of the School Ebook Market Illustration by Ken Orvidas. By fits and starts, school libraries are moving toward ebook adoption; the question is how fast. While publishers and distributors are evolving their offerings to appeal to students and educators, the transition to ebooks has its challenges, ranging from inadequate technology to some students’ preference for print books. Still, the movement is definitively toward e, as an anticipated $30-million deal for e-materials between Amazon and the New York City Department of Education shows. OverDrive, a leading distributor of ebooks to schools and libraries, saw its highest-ever single day of checkouts—more than 500,000 ebooks—in June, according to David Burleigh, the company’s director of marketing.

Story Title Menu (Classic Short Stories) stories such as: A Day in the Country (Chekhov), The Cask of Amontillado (Poe), Bellflower (de Maupassant), Beware of the Dog (Dahl), The Door in the Wall (Wells), Araby (Joyce), The Boarded Window (Bierce) stories such as: The Griffin and the Minor Canon (Stockton), Ethan Brand (Hawthorne), The Hairpin (de Maupassant), A Haunted House (Woolf), The Girls in Their Summer Dresses (Shaw), The Gift of the Magi (Henry) stories such as: The Minister's Black Veil (Hawthorne), The Most Dangerous Game (Connell), The Inn (de Maupassant), Leiningen Versus the Ants (Woolf), The Lottery Ticket (Chekhov), The Monkey's Paw (Jacobs) stories such as: A Passion in the Desert (Balzac), The Sniper (O'Flaherty), Rip Van Winkle (Irving), A Piece of String (de Maupassant), The Open Window (Saki), Rocking-Horse Winner (Lawrence), The Soldier's Peaches (Cloete)

Transforming our Learning Environment into a Space of Possibilities: Serendipity: The next chapter of my story Serendipity means finding something good without looking for it. After watching the movie many years ago, I fell in love with the word and idea that a "fortunate accident" or "chance encounter" could have the power to change your life. Since then, I have come to realize that everything happens for a reason. We may not know why in our present reality, but we can trust that there is a bigger "plan" for us… 45 Ways To Avoid Using The Word 'Very' Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’ Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. ~Mark Twain‘Very’ is the most useless word in the English language and can always come out.

mamascout: 25 mini-adventures in the library We spend many afternoons at our neighborhood library. At one point our time switched from going to find particular books, to just hanging out. For hours. Reading, exploring, asking questions, sharing, talking.... I wanted to share a quick list of fun things you can do at the library other than just check out books. Any of these ideas would be a great boredom buster. Flash Games - Learn English ↓ Skip to Main Content Flash Games Flash Games Match the images to the English words. Drag the images over the vocab items with this fun game.

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