Humanities

Hollywood Unions Oppose Bill That Would Slash Arts & Humanities Funding

Hollywood’s unions are “steadfastly” opposing an amendment to a bill pending in Congress that would slash funding for the National Endowment for the …

Entertainment Industry

New Research Article: “Scholarly Communication Librarians’ Relationship with Research Impact Indicators: An Analysis of a National Survey of Academic Librarians in the United States”

The following article was published online on July 17, 2018 by the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication.<p><b>Title</b><p><b>Authors</b><p>Rachel Ann Miles</i> …

Librarianship

Literacy instruction and teacher collaboration examined in new School Library Research article

CHICAGO – New research published in the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal, <i>School Library Research</i> (SLR), …

Teaching

Liberal arts or just artscience?

The term “the liberal arts” is an anachronism. It comes from the days before the full specialisation and professionalisation of knowledge, and the …

India News

Five new research units and two new humanities centers for advanced studies

Topics range from quantum thermodynamics to sustainability and pruritus research / Approximately €26 million for first funding period<p>This was decided …

In Vivo

Conference Paper: “Understanding the Twitter Usage of Humanities and Social Sciences Academic Journals” (Preprint)

The following conference paper (preprint) was recently shared on arXiv. It has been accepted for publication at the Association for Information …

Nanyang Technological University

Item:9 Panel Discussion on Cultural Heritage - 7th Meeting, 11th Session Expert Mechanism on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

12 Jul 2017 - Item:9 Intersessional activities and follow-up to thematic studies and advice – Panel discussion on cultural heritage, indigenous …

Indigenous Peoples

Scholars, Know Thy History: Higher Ed Has Always Struggled to Survive in the U.S.

A new one-volume history of the American academy should be a must-read for every graduate student — and plenty of more-established Ph.D.s, too.

Higher Education

Responsible sharing of articles published in Behavioral Ecology | Behavioral Ecology

In recent years, there has been significant growth in the use of Scholarly Collaboration Networks (SCNs), such as ResearchGate and Academia.edu. In …

Ecology

Music Journals Most-Read Articles of 2017 | Early Music

OUP’s Music Journals Most-Read Articles of 2017<p>Explore the 2017 most-read article from each of the Oxford University Press music journals. Visit each …

Cognition

New Reports: Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Releases 2015-2016 Statistical Reports & 2016–2017 Annual Salary Survey

<b>ARL Statistics</b><p>The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published the <i>ARL Statistics 2015–2016</i>, <i>ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2015–2016</i>, …

Libraries

How To Access Paywalled Scientific Journal Articles

Photo: Mark Kolbe, Getty<p>Any time you see splashy headlines about a new study, or some marketer says that “studies show” their diet or product has a …

Google Scholar

Interdisciplinary peer review

Editorial | Published: 16 July 2018<p><i>Nature Sustainability</i><b>volume 1</b>, page323 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Interdisciplinary studies<br>• Peer …

Management

Open Fall 18 Courses - Meet Lib Eds!

These classes still have space! Many meet lib ed requirements, and all are open to non HSJMC majors.<p><b>Jour 1001: Media in a Changing World</b><br>How are new …

Public Relations

Local arts and cultural groups can apply for $30,000 grants

Emerging arts and cultural organizations of color have until July 20 to apply to the Rhode Island Foundation<p>Small arts and cultural organizations …

Rhode Island

Community hones in on future challenges for Grand Haven library

The Loutit District Library is engaged in its annual reporting process and is building a strategic master plan to present before its board of …

Michigan

DIGITAL DIVIDE: CONTEMPORARY ART AND NEW MEDIA

<b>Carol Bove, La traversée difficile (The Difficult Crossing), 2008</b>, mixed media. Installation view, Kimmerich, Düsseldorf. Photo: Ivo Farber.<p><b>WHATEVER</b> …

Los Angeles

SM Foundation presents 330 scholars nationwide

A total of 330 SM Foundation scholar graduates from all over the country were presented to Henry Sy Sr., his wife, and his family during a fellowship …

Philippines

New York City Library Cards Begin New Chapter as Free Museum Passes

Faced with challenges in an increasingly digital age, libraries expand their literacy mission to include the arts<p>A new program being launched Monday by New York City’s three major library systems will give library cardholders free admission to 33 museums and other institutions throughout the five …

New York City

British rescue diver threatens Elon Musk with lawsuit for ‘pedo’ tweet

Gemma Ritchie works in the Mail & Guardian's online department. She majored in English Literature at a small liberal arts college in the USA.<p>Gemma …

Elon Musk

American Indian Studies Center Librarian Job Opening in Los Angeles, California - ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology

As one of the world's great public research universities, UCLA integrates education, research, and public service so that each enriches and extends …

Los Angeles

As you sing

• https://global.oup.com/academic/covers/pop-up/9780193524217<p>Edited by <b>Neil Ferris</b> and <b>Joanna Tomlinson</b><p>As you sing<p>9 secular concert works for upper voices<p>…

Oxford University Press

Reference: “Research Collections with Cold War-Era Radio Materials” (New Guide from International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives)

The document provides information about publically available collections materials (sound recordings, archival papers, photographs, publications) …

Audio-visual

University of Wyoming Libraries Receives Grant to Digitize Stereograph Images of Wyoming Including Yellowstone National Park

University of Wyoming Libraries recently received a grant from the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) to digitize stereograph …

Yellowstone National Park

Trump Still Hasn’t Awarded 2016’s National Arts Medals

President Trump has yet to award 2016 National Arts Medals or National Humanities Medals, marking the longest delay by any president in the awards' …

News (U.S.)

Trump Has Yet to Award the National Arts Medals for 2016

For decades the United States has recognized its greatest artists — about a dozen each year — with a national medal, an award created by Congress and typically distributed each year by the president at a White House ceremony.<p>Since 1985, arts figures including Georgia O’Keeffe, Frank Capra and Ella …

The Theatre

The smudges, splotches, and stains of medieval manuscripts

Medieval manuscripts are often spectacles to behold, their intricate illustrations dazzling with jewel-toned pigments and gold leaf. But it’s the …

Medieval

Digital Paxton

William Fenton is the founder of <i>Digital Paxto</i>n, a critical edition of the pamphlets and documents related to the December 1763 massacre of 20 unarmed …

European History

Quantitative Historical Linguistics

Linguistics

Who’s Welcome Here?

Blog: Library Babel FishTo continue my posts relating core library values to our broader information landscape, I am going to scramble them up a bit. …

Rights & Freedoms