The International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD), is now available to all students, faculty and staff at OhioLINK institutions. IBTD is an index to journal articles, books, book articles and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.
IBTD is available to OhioLINK users through 2006 as a one-year trial.
John Seely Brown-author of The Social Life of Information and self-appointed "Chief of Confusion"- will give the keynote address From Push to Pull: Higher Education in the Digital Age at the ODCE 2006 Conference on Monday, March 6.
John Seely Brown is currently a visiting scholar at USC, prior to that he served as chief scientist of Xerox Corporation and the director of its Palo Alto Research Center for nearly two decades. Part scientist, part artist and part strategist, Brown's views are unique and distinguished by a broad view of the human contexts in which technologies operate and a healthy skepticism about whether or not change always represents genuine progress. Visit Brown’s Web site for more information.
The Ohio Digital Commons for Education 2006 Conference - The Convergence of Libraries, Learning and Technology will be held March 5-7, 2006 in Columbus. View the preliminary program (PDF) and register online now on the conference Web site. Register by February 10 to receive the early bird discount of $50 off regular conference rates.
Previously posted ODCE 2006 Conference news:
Now all OhioLINK users have access to Humanities International Index, a comprehensive database covering journals, books and other important worldwide reference sources in the humanities. The database also provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.
Humanities International Index replaces the American Humanities Index database and provides approximately 710,000 more records than American Humanities Index. Humanities International Index was provided as a free database upgrade from EBSCO Publishing.
Nanotechnology, a journal from the Institute of Physics, will be published 24 times in 2006 (twice per month), for a total of 24 issues next year versus this year's 12 issues.
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