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Why Libraries Matter

Why Libraries Matter | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A day in the life of New York City's public libraries: Traveling from borough to borough, this short documentary by Julie Dressner and Jesse Hicks reveals just how important the modern library is for millions of people.
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Report concludes systemic change needed to improve college degree attainment at South African universities | News | The Kresge Foundation

Report concludes systemic change needed to improve college degree attainment at South African universities | News | The Kresge Foundation | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Report concludes systemic change needed to improve college degree attainment at South African universities http://t.co/3h3ETJ2tqf @kresgefdn
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Ethical vs non ethical marketing

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Spanish university storing donated corpses in 'chamber of horrors' - Telegraph

Spanish university storing donated corpses in 'chamber of horrors' - Telegraph | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
University in Madrid launches inquiry after video footage shows hundreds of human cadavers donated to its faculty of medicine apparently strewn around storerooms (#human #tissue #Ethics #storage #research http://t.co/DFO4N59XMP)...
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Rankings only tell a little about quality education - ThisWeekNews

Rankings only tell a little about quality education - ThisWeekNews | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Rankings only tell a little about quality education ThisWeekNews They must learn to enhance their critical thinking, communication skills, collaborative work, global awareness, financial literacy and information literacy as a part of their overall...
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Resource Description & Access (RDA): Authorized Access Point ...

Resource Description & Access (RDA): Authorized Access Point ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
RDA Blog is a blog on Resource Description and Access (RDA), a new library cataloging standard that provides instructions and guidelines on formulating data for resource description and discovery, organized based on the ...
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About the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center

Information about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center and the UNL Panhandle Extension District

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End of age-based digital divide: 'silver surfer' myths debunked - Telegraph.co.uk

End of age-based digital divide: 'silver surfer' myths debunked - Telegraph.co.uk | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk End of age-based digital divide: 'silver surfer' myths debunked Telegraph.co.uk Not only are the 50+ generations digitally adept, but they don't see age as an online barrier, according to the study by digital marketing specialist...
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Training modules for climate change adaptation in agriculture sector of Cambodia, Bangladesh, Lao PDR, Nepal and Mongolia

Training modules for climate change adaptation in agriculture sector of Cambodia, Bangladesh, Lao PDR, Nepal and Mongolia | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
This publication provides all the finalized training modules for agriculture officers in the countries of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Mongolia and Nepal which are resultant of various stakeholders coming together under APAN led initiative and...
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New Research Shows 90 Percent of Financial Institutions Report Mobile Deposit Benefits Outweigh Risks and Costs - BayPay Members Blogs

New Research Shows 90 Percent of Financial Institutions Report Mobile Deposit Benefits Outweigh Risks and Costs - BayPay Members Blogs | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Alternative modes of research funding: exceptions or growing trend? | Euroscientist Webzine

Alternative modes of research funding: exceptions or growing trend? | Euroscientist Webzine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Alternative modes of #research #funding: exceptions or growing trend? - See more @Euroscientist http://t.co/vdWcEDZivg
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Social Media for Active Learning MOOC - Curation Webinar Slides

Social Media for Active Learning MOOC - Curation Webinar Slides | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Slides from the Curation Webinar, Social Media for Active Learning MOOC. #smooc2014 Education presentation. (Social Media for Active Learning MOOC - Curation Webinar Slides presentation about Education.
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Family Donates Research Funds for Rare Neurological Disorder - Drug Discovery & Development

Family Donates Research Funds for Rare Neurological Disorder - Drug Discovery & Development | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Drug Discovery & Development Family Donates Research Funds for Rare Neurological Disorder Drug Discovery & Development A rare and mysterious neurological disorder inspired the Wilsey family of San Francisco to fund researchers at the Jan and Dan...
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African students turning their backs on cold North,streaming to warm South…to African universities

African students turning their backs on cold North,streaming to warm South…to African universities | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Between 1999 and 2012, the number of African students choosing to study outside their home countries but within Africa rose sharply from 18% to 28% (RT @MandGAfrica: African students turning their backs on cold North,streaming to warm South…to...
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3 Significant Challenges in Education Technology Today - Government Technology

3 Significant Challenges in Education Technology Today - Government Technology | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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3 Significant Challenges in Education Technology Today
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Relevant education is tough because technology, careers and jobs change so quickly.
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Uganda accused of training Somali fighters[Video] | RBC Radio

Uganda accused of training Somali fighters[Video] | RBC Radio | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A total of 3,600 Somali personnel have received training in Uganda, learning new skills to take back to Somalia upon joining the country's Armed Forces, in the efforts to stabilize towns and villages and restore security for the ...
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Experts call for rise in digital technology literacy - Herald Scotland

Experts call for rise in digital technology literacy - Herald Scotland | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Experts call for rise in digital technology literacy
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Around 1.3m people in Scotland lack basic information literacy and digital skills, and it will cost at least £100 million to put that right.
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Smart Generation's Advanced Multimedia Expo 'KOBA 2014' Opens - Digital Facility

Smart Generation's Advanced Multimedia Expo 'KOBA 2014' Opens Digital Facility "International Broadcasting Technology Conference" held by Korea E & EX and KOBETA (Korea Broadcasting Engineering & Technicians Association) at COEX conference center...
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Africa: Revolt in the North - Interpreting Boko Haram's War On Western Education - AllAfrica.com

Africa: Revolt in the North - Interpreting Boko Haram's War On Western Education - AllAfrica.com | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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New Orleans schools abate erasures on standardized tests, but plagiarism persists - The lens

New Orleans schools abate erasures on standardized tests, but plagiarism persists - The lens | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
New Orleans schools abate erasures on standardized tests, but plagiarism persists The lens In 2012 and 2013 — the last two complete testing years — the percentage of tests voided for plagiarism was three times higher in New Orleans than elsewhere...
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Program looks to bridge city's digital divide - Gainesville Sun

Program looks to bridge city's digital divide - Gainesville Sun | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Program looks to bridge city's digital divide Gainesville Sun Evelyn Foxx, a member of the Gainesville Housing Authority board of commissioners and president of the Alachua County branch NAACP, said for her, the digital divide is all about children...
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CGIAR Call for proposal for desk study: Climate change governance and institutions research | NGOBOX

CGIAR Call for proposal for desk study: Climate change governance and institutions research | NGOBOX | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
CGIAR Call for proposal for desk study: Climate change governance and institutions research (CGIAR Call for proposal for desk study: Climate change governance and institutions research - See more at: http://t.co/w8qiyFgq2c)...
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Letter: Critical thinking at a critical point - Rockford Register Star

Letter: Critical thinking at a critical point - Rockford Register Star | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Letter: Critical thinking at a critical point Rockford Register Star In Michael Gerson's column this past Tuesday, May 20, he lambasted school teachers that — in the name of developing critical thinking — have their students contemplate claims that...
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Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics

US study shows that active learning has positive effect on student performance in STEM subjects http://t.co/sqBkSQOPFf #preachingtochoir
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ICDSP 2014 : 2014 International Conference on Digital Signal ...

ICDSP 2014 : 2014 International Conference on Digital Signal ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
International Journal of Signal Processing Systems (IJSPS,ISSN: 2315-4535) Abstracting/Indexing: Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, Google Scholar, EBSCO, Engineering & Technology Digital Library and Electronic Journals Digital Library...
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