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How can I find the original article of an often-plagiarised work?

How can I find the original article of an often-plagiarised work? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
I am currently trying to read an article on a particular topic. I really want to read and reference the proper original article, and attribute the work to the ones who deserve it; however, I'm find...
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Good Practice in Research Ethics - Compliance and Culture in the Concordat to Support Research Integrity - 15/5/14

Good Practice in Research Ethics - Compliance and Culture in the Concordat to Support Research Integrity - 15/5/14 | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
RT @ukcge: Good Practice in Research Ethics - Compliance and Culture in the Concordat to Support Research Integrity - http://t.co/lFFRTOOHDg
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Out of the thicket: Three approaches to overcoming gerrymandering

Out of the thicket: Three approaches to overcoming gerrymandering | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

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Highly Educated Countries Have Better Governments

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Why? Citizens complain more, forcing officials to be more accountable.

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▶ Why Is Ranked-Choice Voting Bad for Third Parties? - YouTube

This simulation looks at ranked-choice voting (a.k.a. instant runoff voting, hare method, alternative vote). In particular, it looks at how voters still get punished for ranking their honest favorite as first.


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Is the UK a liberal democracy?

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How technology can be used to combat political apathy

How technology can be used to combat political apathy | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Estonia has been e-voting since 2005 while the UK lags woefully behind. Technology is transforming democracy across the globe

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Jon Neil's curator insight, February 4, 9:27 AM

E-thenian democracy

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100% Information Literacy Success ebook downloads

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100% Information Literacy Success ebook downloads 100% Information Literacy Success book download Amy Solo http://t.co/bWu4fx5c...

 

100% INFORMATION LITERACY SUCCESS, a text in the 100% Success Series, teaches students and professionals to develop crucial information skills to succeed in today's academic and professional environments. The second edition of 100% INFORMATION LITERACY SUCCESS is designed to actively help students to develop skills beyond the classroom, focusing on those skills necessary for twenty-first-century learners and workers. Using hands-on learning activities and real-world applications, the text teaches readers how to determine the nature and extent of information needed to solve a problem, how to access the information effectively, how to evaluate the information found, how to use the information for a specific purpose, and how to effectively and legally communicate the information.

 

Available for download here: http://www.ebook3000.com/100--Information-Literacy-Success--2-Edition_158913.html


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Great book for the information needed
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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in ...

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Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process.
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Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution

Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Search millions of objects in the collections including photographs, artworks, artifacts, scientific specimens, manuscripts, sound records, and transcripts. These represent Art, Design, History, Culture, Science and Technology.
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Fights for contracts leaves USA's Millennium Corporation water project Lusaka ... - Zambian Watchdog

Fights for contracts leaves USA's Millennium Corporation water project Lusaka ...
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This information has been given to ZWD by people at the centre of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Zambia account.
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Arable research difficult without more funding - Radio New Zealand

Arable research difficult without more funding - Radio New Zealand | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Arable research difficult without more funding Radio New Zealand The industry organisation responsible for research into improvements for arable farming says that while funding levels are adequate at the moment, it will be stretched to carry out...
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Owner of company that installed library's technology checks in - Billings Gazette

Owner of company that installed library's technology checks in - Billings Gazette | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Owner of company that installed library's technology checks in Billings Gazette Tom McDougall was in Billings on Thursday morning to hear a speech by former NFL quarterback Archie Manning, so he thought he might also pop in at the Billings Public...
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An Indian professor appointed as the New Deputy Editors-in-Chief for IET ... - India Education Diary

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Research proposal - Pale Blue News

Research proposal
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Essays require significant periods of research - a writer has to find and extract research proposal from multiple sources and turn it into a cohesive work that has its own identity.
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Freedom Declining Worldwide Despite Democratization

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Freedom in the world has declined in recent years despite a sweeping wave of democratization in the last few decades, according to a new report. 

Freedom House found in its annual “Freedom in the World” report that global freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year in 2013 after rising steadily in the 1980s and 90s. The pro-democracy group said 54 countries registered declines in political rights and civil liberties last year, while 40 made gains.


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Why we should be sober about the long-term prospects of stable democracy in Ukraine

Why we should be sober about the long-term prospects of stable democracy in Ukraine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A study of Orange Revolution participants sheds light on the upcoming challenges for Ukrainian democracy

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"Power, Propaganda, and Purpose in American Democracy" by ...

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... Gustave Le Bon, The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind, in which he analyzed the changing nature of politics from being middle class oriented to transforming into popular democracy in which “the opinion of the masses” ...

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We are increasingly being governed by people with a diminished experience of the world beyond politics

We are increasingly being governed by people with a diminished experience of the world beyond politics | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
There is a growing trend for people to come into politics more or less straight from university. They are undoubtedly clever but this does not compensate for a deficiency of experience in other wal...

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Jon Neil's curator insight, February 26, 6:15 AM

Representation

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John Petley: UKRAINE – some reflections on democracy and multiculturalism

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European Media Literacy Forum 2014 - EMEDUS fin...

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"Three years ago the EMEDUS Consortium was charged by the European Commission with the task of elaborating a list of recommendations in order to include media education in compulsory curricula at European schools.
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Faculty, industry analysts highlight challenges facing U. of Arkansas' online ... - Inside Higher Ed

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Emerald Insight | Program: electronic library and information systems | E-Metrics for Library and Information Professionals: How to Use Data for Managing and Evaluating Electronic Resource Collections

E-Metrics for Library and Information Professionals: How to Use Data for Evaluating Electronic Resource Collections http://t.co/MkseuCikL8
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Mindshare Reflects On Media & Business Landscape Changes Since Twitter ... - Consultant News

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Mindshare Reflects On Media & Business Landscape Changes Since Twitter ...
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The research shows the stark differences in the way that news and information are shared, driven by social media and the internet.
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From Distant Admirers to Library Lovers–and beyond

From Distant Admirers to Library Lovers–and beyond | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A new typology of Americans’ public engagement with public libraries, which sheds light on broader issues around the relationship between technology, libraries, and information resources in the United States.
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