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Web of Science Redesign

The new Web of Science provides a simplified search with clearer results and a single interface.  This redesign makes it: easier to start a search easier to review results, and easier to discover related research with linked data. Enhancements that … Continue reading

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Web of Science Workshops 2013

Web of Science is a great research tool for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. It offers a unified platform that integrates all data and search terms together so that you can conduct one search to find all … Continue reading

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National Day of Civic Hacking

The first National Day of Civic Hacking is June 1 and 2, 2013.  The event allows for civic hackers to collaboratively create, build, and invent tools using publicly-released data with the common goal of improving ones community through technology.  Examples of … Continue reading

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MOOCs and BOLOs at GSU

Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs are a new way of teaching and learning.  MOOC’s are large scale internet classes that have seen an increase in popularity.  GSU is leading the way by adopting a new policy that could allow students … Continue reading

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Web of Science Workshops

Web of Science is a great research tool for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. It offers a unified platform that integrates all data and search terms together so that you can conduct one search to find … Continue reading

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New Computer Science Books

Interested in reading the latest computer science books?  Check out these two new electronic books: On Computing: the Fourth Great Scientific Domain, by Paul S. Rosenbloom, proposes that computing is a great scientific domain on a par with the physical, life, … Continue reading

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IEEE Xplore not just for Computer Science

While IEEE Xplore is a resource mainly used by Computer Science, it is also a great resource for information on technical devices including those used in neuroscience, business, health, genetics, biomedical and physics. IEEE Xplore describes itself as a powerful online resource … Continue reading

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Need a Science Video?

Looking for a video for instruction or need help learning a lab technique?  Videos can greatly aide in the understanding of basic and complex techniques.  Two resources for faculty and students are: Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity for Female Computer Scientists

Interested in open source software?  Consider applying for the FOSS Outreach Program for Women.  This program offers $5000 for 3 months of remote work on a specific software project.  Projects include Mozilla, OpenStack, Fedora and more.  This initiative is organized … Continue reading

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Can Online Games Solve Science Questions?

Started as an academic collaboration of computer scientists and biological scientists, these multiplayer social online games use crowdsourcing solutions for scientifc problems. These games are pioneering a completely new way to do science by helping researchers crack the hidden secrets of protein folding and … Continue reading

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