Saturday, February 28, 2009
The Journal of Law and Economics Electronic Edition
Journal of Labor Economics Electronic Edition
The Journal of Consumer Research Electronic Edition
Journal of Statistics Education
Directory of Book Reviews on the Web
Chemistry & Chemical Engineering. Database
Quarterly Electronic Edition
The New Scientist
Proceedings of National Academy of Science
International Journal of Futures Studies
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
British Medical Journal
Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering
Chicago Journal of Theoretical Computer Science
Information Technology and Disabilities
Journal of Information, Law and Technology
Information for Social Change
International Journal of Educational Technology
International Journal of Education and Art
International Labour Review
Neural Computing Surveys
Issues In Educational Research
IBM Systems Journals
Issues in Science and Technology
Electronic Journal of IT in Construction
Academic Leadership Academy of Marketing Science Review
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Journal
Journal of the American Association for History and Computing
Dermatology Online Journal
Journal of Design Communication
The Journal of Corrosion Science and Engineering
Computers in Higher Education Economics Review
Directory of Open Access Journals
ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS ON NUMERICAL ANALYSIS
IDEA- a Journal of Social Issues
Directory of Open Access Repositories
Free Full Text Business & Management Journals
International Journal of Business and Management
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Saturday, February 7, 2009
World Bank's 2009 International Youth Essay Competition on Climate Change
Deadline for submissions: 22 February 2009
How does climate change affect you?How can you tackle climate change through youth-led solutions?The World Bank's 2009 Youth Essay Competition aims to tap into the ideas of the next generation of green entrepreneurs for dealing with the pressing problem of climate change. The Essay Competition invites youth aged 18-25 to share ideas on how climate change affects them, and how it can be addressed through youth-led solutions. For the first time, the competition will also include photo and video categories which will also vie for prizes ranging from $ 1,000 to $ 5,000. Submissions can be in English, French or Spanish. Participants may submit entries in more than one category (essay, video and photo), but only one submission per category is allowed.For details, click <http://www.essaycom petition. org/> here.
All the best...
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
NKC's recommendations have been crafted to achieve the objective of tapping into India's enormous reservoir of knowledge, mobilising national talent and creating an empowered generation with access to tremendous possibilities for the 550 million youth.
To accelerate the process of reform and to create a groundswell of public opinion, NKC invites everyone to Online Contests.
Contest Period: 1 February – 1 March 2009
Categories: Film, Debate and Essay
Film Topic: Make a short film (not exceeding 6 mins)
1) How can I make a difference in transforming India
Debate Topics: Give your opinions in video format (not exceeding 4 mins each)
1) India will realise its demographic dividend in the next 15 years 2) Vocational education and training courses should be introduced in all schools Essay Topics: Write your views (not exceeding 2000 words each) 1) How can India unleash its innovation and entrepreneurship potential? 2) Expansion, excellence and inclusion – the three challenges of the Indian education system
Contest Begins: Feb 1, 2009
Contest Closes: March 1, 2009
Results Declaration: March 10, 2009
PrizesWinners get to meet Mr. Sam Pitroda
Cash Prizes of more than INR 1.5 lakhsCertificates to first 500 entries
Log on to http://knowledgeportal.in/contests to participate
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Friday, January 2, 2009
The government of Japan and the World Bank are offering scholarships to mid
career professionals from developing countries!
What is it all about?
This highly competitive program offers three study opportunities at the master?s
access to universities worldwide. Fields of study should be related to development. For 2009, the Scholarship team recommends programs at 36 universities (see map for more information).
access to 6 universities in Japan with development-related programs designed for international students. Classes are taught in English.
access to 10 universities worldwide for tailor-made academic programs in practical aspects of development policy making.
Both opportunities are for mid-career professionals, from government/public service, private sector and civil society. Selected candidates are expected to return to their home countries on completion of the programs.
For more information go to the following website:
Saturday, December 20, 2008
By Ann Burns, Margaret Heilbrun, Barbara Hoffert, Anna Katterjohn, Heather McCormack, Mirela Roncevic, & Wilda Williams -- Library Journal, 12/15/2008
Listen up, Barack Obama! You'll find useful reading on LJ's annual Best Books list, from Stephen Hess's What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect to Mahvish Rukhsana Khan's My Guantánamo Diary: The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me and Raja Shehadeh's Palestinian Walks: Forays into a Vanishing Landscape. It's not all politics, though. From fiction debuts by Uwem Akpan, Nam Le, and Saša Stanišic´ to works from masters Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, and Marilynne Robinson, from a biography of Shakespeare's wife to a chronicle of Sixties "girls like us," and from accounts of divorce and madness to hot thrillers and cool how-to, this list has enough to occupy anyone for the coming year.
http://www.libraryjournal.com/ article/CA661883 7.html
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