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Report: Broadcasting Fuels $1 Trillion-Plus in GDP - Broadcasting & Cable

Report: Broadcasting Fuels $1 Trillion-Plus in GDP - Broadcasting & Cable | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Report: Broadcasting Fuels $1 Trillion-Plus in GDP Broadcasting & Cable The 500 or so broadcasters in town for the National Association of Broadcasters annual State Leadership Conference will come armed with some new stats on the value of local...
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Are 90% of academic papers really never cited? Reviewing the literature on academic citations.

Are 90% of academic papers really never cited? Reviewing the literature on academic citations. | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
It is widely accepted that academic papers are rarely cited or even read. But what kind of data lies behind these assertions? Dahlia Remler takes a look at the academic...
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"The ExxonMobil Explosion That Nobody Is Talking About" - ThinkProgress

"The ExxonMobil Explosion That Nobody Is Talking About" - ThinkProgress | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A chemical ash rained down on residents of Torrance, California, after an ExxonMobile refinery explosion in February. Why were residents told so little about the potential toxic effects?
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Africa needs IP protection to build knowledge economies - SciDev.Net

Africa needs IP protection to build knowledge economies - SciDev.Net | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The next generation of African entrepreneurs and scientists need support to protect their ideas, says Paul Boateng.
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Reorganizing and Restructuring the Research Library for Strategy and Value

This is a recording of an OCLC Research Works in Progress webinar in which OCLC Research Library Partnership Vice President Jim Michalko shared observations about how academic libraries are...
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How Germany financed Israel's nuclear weapons program - Asia Times Online

How Germany financed Israel's nuclear weapons program
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... of nuclear energy. He added that Israel was also building a scientific center for the study of arid zones near the reactor. ....
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Discover a learning environment that goes beyond the LMS. Open to everyone. Easy to use. Completely free. Amazing.

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'Primary 5' maths question turns out to be Sec 3 Math Olympiad question

'Primary 5' maths question turns out to be Sec 3 Math Olympiad question | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The question, which had many guessing, was meant for Sec 3 students who took part in the Math Olympiad on April 8.
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ACRL Releases New Roles for the Road Ahead @ALA_ACRL @ACRL2015 #acrl #ALA #libraries

ACRL Releases New Roles for the Road Ahead @ALA_ACRL @ACRL2015 #acrl #ALA #libraries | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

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2015 ACRL Environmental Scan #ACRL @ALA_ACRL #acrl2015 @ACRL2015 #edtech #edchat #libraries

2015 ACRL Environmental Scan #ACRL @ALA_ACRL #acrl2015 @ACRL2015 #edtech #edchat #libraries | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Every two years, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee releases an environmental scan of higher education, including developments with the potential for continuing impact on academic libraries.  The 2015 environmental scan provides a broad review of the current higher education landscape, with special focus on the state of academic and research libraries. The document builds on earlier ACRL reports, including the Top Trends in Academic Libraries. The 2015 environmental scan is freely available on the ACRL website (PDF).


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In defence of academic research - The Straits Times

In defence of academic research - The Straits Times | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
IN A recent opinion piece ("Prof, no one is reading you", April 11), writers Asit K.
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New Preprint: “A Two-Step Model for Assessing Relative Interest in E-books Compared to Print” | LJ INFOdocket

New Preprint: “A Two-Step Model for Assessing Relative Interest in E-books Compared to Print” | LJ INFOdocket | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The following approved for publication preprint was recently made available on the College & Research Libraries website and is schedule for publication date in the January 2016 issue of the journal.
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European study provides new insight into public interest in medicines research

European study provides new insight into public interest in medicines research | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Researchers at The University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) have published data for the first time about public knowledge of and interest in the process of medicines research and development...
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Innovation Excellence | 20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills

Innovation Excellence | 20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curricula across the globe.
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Rwanda ranked first globally for ICT promotion

Rwanda ranked first globally for ICT promotion | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The Global Information Technology Report (GITR) 2015 has ranked Rwanda first globally for Government Success in ICT promotion to drive social and economic transformation.
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The evolution of peer review as a basis for scientific publication: directional selection towards a robust discipline? - Ferreira - 2015 - Biological Reviews - Wiley Online Library

The evolution of peer review as a basis for scientific publication: directional selection towards a robust discipline? - Ferreira - 2015 - Biological Reviews - Wiley Online Library | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The evolution of peer review as a basis for scientific publication: directional selection towards a robust discipline?http://t.co/jn9ERz0XRw
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The seven sins of peer review | Technologist

The seven sins of peer review | Technologist | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The seven sins of peer review http://t.co/zIOXUrvuyX
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Does Fast Track Peer Review Help a Researcher? - Enago Blog: Scientific Publication Help

Does Fast Track Peer Review Help a Researcher? - Enago Blog: Scientific Publication Help | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Fast track peer review can decrease the overall publication time by at least half, thereby help professionals in the scientific, medical and academic communities achieve career success.
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