This week marks the end of an era, as the iPod is officially discontinued.
A new study offers — surprise — mostly bad news about the state of Humanities graduate education. Even while we know how important humanistic perspectives are for, well, humanity.
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First in a series on histories made difficult or impossible though war or climate disasters, this post features two historians of Russia and Eastern Europe.
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Robert Harington and Melinda Baldwin discuss whether peer review has a role to play in uncovering scientific fraud.
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Some scientific “urban legends” get debunked in today’s video. How does incorrect “common knowledge” become established?
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How infuriating is it to watch a movie about your area of expertise and realize just how wrong it is?
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Are libraries “neutral”? That question is way too simplistic to serve as anything other than a political football.
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Revisiting a 2008 post noting that while it is often argued that open access will reduce the overall cost of scholarly communications, this article proposed that OA will be additive to the size of the current market.
What better way to spend your Friday than a trip to the circus, as performed by one of the 20th century’s greatest artists?
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