Just as there are predatory journals where scholars pay to get published while getting very little in the way of improving their publication record, there are conferences that are touted as scholarly but are actually misleading, exaggerated or fake in their reputability. This new site Think, Check, Attend offers thoughtful guidance on trusting a conference to attend and present your research. The checklist asks researchers if they are familiar with sponsors of the conference, its venue, reputation, etc.
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During break library hours will change. Saturday, May 5, the library will be open 10am-6pm and Sunday, May 6 the library will be open 12pm-6pm. During the week the library will be open 8am-5pm. Starting May 14th, summer hours are from 7:30 am-12am Mon-Thursday. If you need to check library hours, click here.
A new GAO Report indicates that suspensions and expulsions in K-12 schools disproportionately affect black students, boys, and students with disabilities. The report indicates that over-representation of these populations suggests that educators identify disparities and address them by implementing alternatives that remove children from the classroom.
The mission of the Gun Violence Archive (GVA) is to offer free online public access to accurate information about gun-related violence in the U.S. This non-profit corporation formed in 2013 collects and checks for accuracy information about gun-related violence in the U.S. and then posts and disseminates it.