June 2008 Entries
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The editor of Choice lists her favourite excuses for late submissions of book reviews.
'The overworked/wild beast combo—always a winner: “I have become an accidental library director at a time when we are doubling the size of the library and I am up to my neck in alligators.”'
Bartlett, Rebecca Ann. "The Dog Ate It". Choice, 45, 11, July 2008.
I recently had an enquiry about getting access to NZ history sources when you are no longer at university. Looking around, there are lots of resources freely available on the internet (and I mean going beyond google and wikipedia). Many of these are produced by the National Library or university libraries (including us!). Take a look at our NZ & Pacific Digital webpage.
Read on to see more resources
New additions to the ARTstor database include:
- Classical Sculptures (Berlin State Museums)
- Images of Pre–Columbian objects and sites from the Moreen O'Brien Maser Memorial Collection (Skidmore College)
The ARROW Discovery Service is an open-access repository of 162,063 Australian research outputs, including theses; preprints; postprints; journal articles; book chapters; music recordings and pictures.
SEMINAR TOPIC: "THE CHALLENGES OF DEVELOPING PACIFIC APPROACHES TO EDUCATION RESEARCH"
Presenter Dr. Meaola Toloa
Woolf Fisher Research Centre
Faculty of Education
The University of Auckland
When Friday, 6th June, 2008 – 4.00 to 5.30pm
Where RM U101, EPSOM CAMPUS, Faculty of Education
Directions: Epsom Avenue - Gate 4
The collected works of Jeremy Bentham are available online through the database Past Masters.
The range of journals indexed in IBSS has increased, with the addition of 15 new titles, such as Human Rights Review, International Journal of Transitional Justice, and Journal of Modern Chinese History.
E-books on Literature, Linguistics, Classics, History and Religion have been added to Oxford Scholarship Online.