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Antonietta Neighbour

The power of a good book | Teacher | ACER - 38 views

    "'Reading for pleasure made a substantial difference [on intellectual progress] - the difference made was around four times greater than the difference made by having a parent with a degree' (Sullivan, 2014)."
Judy O'Connell

The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics an... - 9 views

    The Conversation is an independent source of information, analysis and commentary from the university and research sector. an excellent site to be included in our Reasoning & Ethics Programmes.
Anthony Beal

School Library Monthly - The Impact of School Libraries on Academic Achievement - 15 views

    Where administrators value strong library programs and can see them doing their part for student success, students are more likely to thrive academically. This is the over-arching conclusion that can be drawn from the latest study of the impact of school libraries-this one in Idaho. This study, conducted by the RSL Research Group, was contracted for by the Idaho Commission for Libraries and endorsed by the Idaho Department of Education.
Anthony Beal

Palgrave - skills4studycampus - 0 views

    skills4studycampus is a fully interactive e-learning resource, which will help students develop the study skills they need to be successful and is suitable for students on all courses and in any year of study.
Yvonne Barrett

HighWire Press - 3 views

    division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest
    repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with
    1277 journals
    and 6,131,218 full text articles
    from over 140 scholarly publishers. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively
    1,955,839 articles free
    . With our partner
    publishers we produce 71 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals.
Yvonne Barrett

Directory of open access journals - 9 views

    Welcome to the Directory of Open Access Journals. This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 4422 journals in the directory. Currently 1690 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 323198 articles are included in the DOAJ service.
Ann Gillespie

Zotero - 1 views

    Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in the web browser itself.
    also have a look at the blog
    for more information on how to use this app.
    Download as a firefox addon and then install the Word or OpenOffice addon too so that the two integrate. Be sure to see the video which accompanies the word app download to see how it all integrates.
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