14 Works

Where Nerds Are Normal: Peer Relationships in Six Indian High Schools

Murray Milner
Six Indian high schools were studied in 2007-08. This includes four schools in Delhi: a Catholic girl’s school, a de facto nationalistic Hindu school, a Jain school, and a government school. A fifth school was in a tribal area (in contrast to a Hindu or Muslim dominated area) in North East India. A sixth school was located in a remote area in South India. The analysis looks at variations between schools and between subgroups within...

Cohabitation Register of Louisa County, Virginia

Jean Cooper
This is a transcription of a Freedmen's Bureau Cohabitation List from Louisa County, Virginia. It served as a legal marriage record for newly freed men and women who wished to register their marriages under the auspices of the United States government.

Da fotocopiadora à nuvem: Acesso ao conhecimento, pirataria e educação

Jess Reia, Pedro Augusto Pereira Francisco, Bruna Castanheira de Freitas & Pedro Mizukami
Esse livro é o resultado de muitos anos de pesquisas e colaborações. O último de uma série de projetos financiados pelo International Development Research Centre (IDRC) e desenvolvidos pelo Centro de Tecnologia e Sociedade da FGV, foi pensado em rede e costurado por muitas mãos. Ao olhar para os processos de digitalização, a série à qual esse livro pertence tentou entender desdobramentos e impactos de novas tecnologias na produção cultural em diferentes setores. Aqui apresentamos...

Transforming Institutions: Accelerating Systemic Change in Higher Education

Kate White, Andrea Beach, Noah Finkelstein, Charles Henderson, Scott Simkins, Linda Slakey, Marilyne Stains, Gabriela Weaver & Lorne Whitehead
This volume of Transforming Institutions follows from and builds on its predecessor of five years ago (Weaver et al., 2015) with a mix of case studies, models, and analyses. The authors and editors provide key perspectives for advancing change initiatives in higher education and STEM education. The Transforming Institutions conferences and book series began with the first convening in 2011 at Purdue University, organized by the Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC), and continues with the...

Building Bridges: UCEA's First Two Decades

Michelle Young & Jack Culbertson

Smart cities no Brasil: regulação, tecnologia e direitos

Jess Reia & Luca Belli
O ecossistema de cidades inteligentes no Brasil tem se modificado para se adaptar (e criar) demandas de um mercado crescente. Com mais de 5.500 municípios, duas megacidades e desafios históricos de planejamento urbano e infraestrutura, o país oferece um mercado atrativo para o “tecnossolucionismo” que nem sempre tem o interesse público e a melhoria das condições de vida dos cidadãos como prioridade. O uso de tecnologia pode solucionar problemas ou criar novos desafios, exacerbando desigualdades...

#Alt-Academy 01: Alternative Academic Careers for Humanities Scholars

Bethany Nowviskie
A 2014 e-book compilation of the 24 essays published by 32 authors in the 2011 release of the open-access website #Alt-Academy, an edited collection on the subject of academic careers beyond the traditional professoriate.

Da televisão ao YouTube: influenciadores, audiências e normas

Jess Reia, Pedro Augusto Pereira Francisco, Bruna Castanheira de Freitas & Pedro Mizukami
O YouTube é, atualmente, a maior plataforma de streaming de vídeo on-line do mundo. Criado, em 2005, e adquirido pelo Google pouco mais de um ano depois, conta com cerca de 2 bilhões de usuários - um número que representa quase um terço do total de usuários da Internet - e dá acesso a, diariamente, mais de 1 bilhão de horas de vídeo, com bilhões de visualizações, em 91 países e em oitenta idiomas diferentes....

Hidden Wills : An Index of Wills Found in Central Virginia Chancery Records Through 1870

Jean Cooper
A will is a legal document containing instructions as to what should be done with one’s money and property after one's death. Wills often provide a detailed outline of more than one generation of the members of a family, and can reveal previously unknown connections among individuals. There are copies of many wills in the Chancery Court cases accessible through the Library of Virginia’s Chancery Records Index. "According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a chancery cause...

SPEC Kit 334: Research Data Management Services

Sherry Lake, Andrew Sallans, Barbara Pralle, David Fearon & Betsy Gunia
The SPEC Survey on Research Data Management Services was designed by Barbara E. Pralle, Head, Entrepreneurial Library Program and Interim Manager JHU Data Management Services, David Fearon and Betsy Gunia, Data Management Consultants, at the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries; and Andrew L. Sallans, Head of Strategic Data Initiatives, and Sherry Lake, Senior Scientific Data Consultant, at the University of Virginia Library. These results are based on data submitted by 73 of the 125 ARL member...

Preparing Dinosaurs: the Work behind the Scenes

Caitlin Wylie
Those awe-inspiring dinosaur skeletons on display in museums do not spring fully assembled from the earth. Technicians known as preparators have painstakingly removed the fossils from rock, repaired broken bones, and reconstructed missing pieces to create them. These specimens are foundational evidence for paleontologists, and yet the work and workers in fossil preparation labs go largely unacknowledged in publications and specimen records. In this book, Caitlin Wylie investigates the skilled labor of fossil preparators and...

A Genealogical index to the guides of the microfilm edition of Records of ante-bellum Southern plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War

Jean Cooper
"Records of Ante-bellum Southern Plantations From the Revolution Through the Civil War" is a microfilm collection of manuscripts held in several major research libraries throughout the South. This collection originated as part of an effort to make primary source materials related to slavery more available to the researcher. This index seeks to help the genealogist and family history researcher by offering a guide to the genealogical materials available in the Records. In this volume, I...

Politics of Art: Debating the Marbles

Alicia Dissinger & Veronica-Gaia Ikeshoji-Orlati
A publication derived from ARAH 9505, Spring 2011, Professor A. Dakouri-Hild. Edited by A.M. Dissinger and V.G.A. Ikeshoji-Orlati. With essay contributions by A.M. Dissinger, V.G.A. Ikeshoji-Orlati, E.M. Merrill, A.M. Middleton and E.M. Molacek.

Sustaining Open Scholarship: through the University of Virginia Library

Ellen Ramsey, Brandon Butler, Lorrie Chisholm, Dave Ghamandi & Sherry Lake
The Library is committed to supporting open access - free online access to the products of research - because we know that openness ensures greater dissemination, inclusiveness, and integrity for research. By supporting openness, we support the advancement of knowledge and the education of the next generation. This booklet contains resources, tools, and services, plus a great deal more, that the Library has either created, supports, or suggests. There are resources for Researchers, Scholars, Instructors...

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