Scholarly/Professional Journals

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Aaron Swartz and the Assault on Open Information: Malicious Government Prosecution
Geovanis, Chris
Article
2013
The great corporate-supported push to hide essential, publicly funded information behind private firewalls and government secrecy, represents a breathtaking breach of the basic tenets of democracy.
Media Names & Numbers: Your Connection to the Media
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
A comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, and academic jour...
Meet the Robin Hood of Science
Oxenham, Simon
Article
2016
The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world. On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2016: Back to School
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Education – about the world, and about social change in particular – is a key element in the work that Connexions does. In this issue of Other Voices, we explore a few aspects of the ways in which edu...

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Media Names and Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, ...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Media Names & Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive Canadian media directory including television and radio networks, stations, digital and specialty broadcasters, programs, cable TV; daily, weekly, and community...

Sources Library

The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
1998
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
Public Library of Science (PLOS)
The PLOS mission is to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Everything that we publish is open-access – freely available online for anyone...
Scholarpedia
2006
Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed encyclopedia written by the leading experts in their respective fields. It does not publish "research" or "position" papers, but rather "living reviews" that will be ma...
Too Much To Know
Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age
Blair, Ann M.
2010
A study of Latin reference works compiled in the Middle Ages and Renaissance when digests and compendia containing quotations, excerpts and precis of works of the canon were a popular source of knowle...