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The Anatomy of Judgment
Regal, Philip J.
Book
1990
Tracing the emergence of science and the social institutions that govern it, The Anatomy of Judgment is an odyssey into what human thinking or judgment mean.
Astrology: True or False?
Culver, Rober B; Ianna, Philip A
Book
1988
Canada's Science Library Closures Mirror Bush's Playbook: Similar moves by US Republican president met sharp backlash from 10,000 scientists.
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Article
2014
The Harper government is now eliminating seven Department of Fishery libraries containing one of the world's most comprehensive collections of information on fisheries, aquatic sciences and nautical s...
Key evidence in EU's risk assessment of glyphosate must not remain 'trade secret'
Corporate Europe Observatory
Article
2016
The chemical industry and the European Food Safety Authority are refusing to disclose key scientific evidence about glyphosate's risks, citing 'trade secrets' protection, writes Corporate Europe Obser...
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 - April 23, 2016: Science and its enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
The War on Science: Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada
Turner, Chris
Book
2013
Do No Science, Hear No Science, Speak No Science -- that is the Harper agenda. And if this agenda is most evident and most pronounced in environmental science, that's simply because it is the field mo...
What Makes Climate Science Deniers Change Their Minds? A Reddit Confessional Gave Us a Rare Insight
Kirk, Karin
Article
2017
An AskReddit discussion poses a tantalizing question, "Former climate deniers, what changed your mind?" Responses to the query offer a rare glimpse into the processes of how some people switch camps,...
What's Driving Chaotic Dismantling of Canada's Science Libraries?: Scientists reject Harper government claims vital material is being saved digitally
Nikiforuk, Andrew
Article
2013
Scientists say the closure of some of the world's finest fishery, ocean and environmental libraries by the Harper government has been so chaotic that irreplaceable collections of intellectual capital ...

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Finding Answers
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Tudor, Dean
1993
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.