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Data Services and the Performing Arts
(Music Reference Services Quarterly, 2015-01)
In the academic world, research is primarily seen through the scientific approach of collecting and interpreting scientific or numeric data, or the humanistic approach of comparing and interpreting texts. However, in the ...
T. Lynn Smith Pamphlet Collection Guide.
This collection contains over 5,000 pamphlets collected by Thomas Lynn Smith, Professor of Rural Sociology, whose work encompassed sociology, including rural and urban studies, population and census studies, and individual ...
The Columbus Myth: Power and Ideology in Picturebooks About Christopher Columbus
In 1992, the 500th anniversary of Columbus’s landing in the Bahamas was simultaneously celebrated and denounced in the US. Damaging facts about Columbus and the impact of his voyages were aired along with demands for truth ...
Sustainable development in the cultural context: a review of sources and analysis of gaps
(unpublished conference paper, 2011)
In order to be effective, sustainable development efforts must be grounded in a fundamental understanding of the local context. Two librarians with backgrounds in anthropology will address the issue of culturally-grounded ...
Information needs and research practices of graduate students in the master's in development practice program
(de Gruyter Saur, 2013)
Building on their previous work exploring the importance of the cultural context in sustainable development and outlining the core information resources supporting a culturally grounded approach, in this follow-up study ...
Reviewing Political Controversy: Book Reviewers Assess Children’s Literature Set in Israel/Palestine
(Edinburgh University Press, 2015-07)
Abstract Because book reviewers influence which books are purchased for libraries and schools, it is important to understand the explicit or implicit criteria they employ. Reviewer practices with books on politically ...
Music, Sound and Technology in America: A Documentary History of Early Phonograph, Cinema and Radio.
(Journal of Popular Culture, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2014-08)
Chasing Sound: Technology, Culture and the Art of Studio Recording from Edison to the LP.
(Journal of Popular Culture, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2015-06)