The Source, a blog sponsored by Cabell’s, explains in this post why their Blacklist has become necessary to scholars. Check it out and see if you agree with them. If you are not sure about the quality of a journal, feel free to contact your librarian to check it out. Image credit
Psychiatry Online offers comprehensive online access to psychiatric textbooks, journals and professional development tools. This all-in-one virtual library provides full text access to such tools as the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), and a collection of books, journals, APA Guidelines published by the American Psychological Association.
The USF Tampa Library has created a guide to Academic Writer, a web-based application providing interactive tools to help students and faculty learn and apply APA Style. It features point of need quick guides and video tutorials. It also includes all of the content from the APA Publication Manual full text so students need not purchase it as a requirement for their courses. The platform includes sample materials (references, papers, tables and figures), self-quizzes and tests that can assist in the teaching of APA Style.
ATLE’s signature event returns for 2019! Our two day event Summer Teaching Symposium (STS) will take place on May 8-9, 2019. This year’s title is “Teaching: The Next Generation,” where we will investigate:
- How do we reach today’s Gen Z student?
- How can we improve teamwork in our courses?
- How can we incorporate critical thinking and creative problem solving?
- How can we enhance student communication skills?
- How do we develop globally and culturally competent thinkers?
Our goal is to shape students’ success beyond the classroom and into the workplace of the future.
There’s always a “fun” theme too – this year will be Star Trek. Register now: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dgyn44u5FTEBAZT
Research ethics expert, Mark Israel, discusses the ethics of self-plagiarism and asks, when it is it justifiable to re-purpose previously published social research in this article from the LSE Impact Blog. He concludes with a checklist of 5 points to consider before reproducing previously published social research. Image credit
In a recent article, Jill Barshay reports on several studies published in peer-reviewed journals in the past two years that have identified problems with the notion of grit. Angela Duckworth, who wrote a best-selling book on the concept describes “grit” as a combination of perseverence and passion and how important it is for academic success. Image credit.
he USF Libraries and Dr. Joan Kaywell invite you to the presentation of the Joan F. Kaywell Books Save Lives Award to recipient Francisco Stork, author of Memory of Light on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 1:30-3:30 PM at the USF Alumni Center, Traditions Hall. Book signing to follow. Light refreshments will be served.
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