Menu

Tag: University

Who do you want to be? – International Relations and Regional Studies (MA)

Who do you want to be? – International Relations and Regional Studies (MA)

0 Comment

I chose the University of Tartu for the quality professors with important insights regarding Russia and Eurasia. The international atmosphere provides good viewpoints for the students in the programme. After graduation I plan to work at a nonprofit or international organisation tackling the issue of ethnic conflict. Studies at the University of Tartu have significantly […]

What is Library Search?

What is Library Search?

0 Comment

So you’re thirsty for knowledge but don’t know where to start!? We don’t blame you – It’s information overload out there, and if you’re not careful, Googling could wind you up in trouble! USQ’s Library Search is a handy tool that makes it easy to find just the book or article you’re looking for. It’s […]

Why study Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham.

Why study Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham.

0 Comment

Hi – we all study Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, and we’d like to tell you five reasons why it’s such a great choice. Reason One – It’s fascinating! To understand the present, you need to discover the past. Our programmes study the full diversity and richness of human cultural […]

The Future of Libraries

The Future of Libraries

0 Comments

[Mary Ann Mavrinac] My vision for the Association of Research Libraries is really to embrace the vision that we developed through what was recently called the strategic thinking and design process and this is around really taking where libraries have been and are really transitioning beyond as a knowledge service provider within the University to […]

Introduction to Writing Academic Book Reviews

Introduction to Writing Academic Book Reviews

5 Comments

When you write an academic book review, the first thing you want to do is make sure that your formatting is appropriate, and there are certain standards in the field which don’t vary too much. Typically we start with a citation of the book. We want to make sure that we give some bibliographic information, […]

Study Education at Macquarie University

Study Education at Macquarie University

0 Comment

What we want of our graduates is that they have the five Rs. That is, they’re resilient, they’re reflexive, they’re responsive, they’re ready to learn, and they’re research-engaged. We prepare teachers to teach from birth right through to high school, so we have double degrees in psychology, education, in arts education, science and education, and […]

Preserving Cultural Heritages at the John Rylands Library at University of Manchester | Phase One

Preserving Cultural Heritages at the John Rylands Library at University of Manchester | Phase One

6 Comments

I am James Robinson. I am on of the senior photographers here at John Rylands Library which is part of the University of Manchester right in the city centre. The library opened in 1900. It was built as a gift for Manchester, it has always been a library. There has been a photographic unit within […]

Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children – Children of the 90s

Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children – Children of the 90s

0 Comment

The Children of the 90s study recruited pregnant women 21 years ago around the Bristol area and since then, it’s followed up the women and their offspring and partners, looking at how they develop, how their health changes and factors that relate to those processes. The findings of Children of the 90s have run from […]

Why Study in the UK?

Why Study in the UK?

3 Comments

Principia. Isaac Newton. 1687, part of the University of Sydney Library Collection

Principia. Isaac Newton. 1687, part of the University of Sydney Library Collection

11 Comments

The volume we have here possibly represents the greatest treasure in the University library. This is our copy of Isaac Newton’s seminal work, the ‘Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica’, which was first published in 1687 under the aegis of the Royal Society. In 1684 the Royal Society commissioned Edmond Halley whom today we best remember for […]