Pipeline to Ivy League Scholarship

Harvard University has launched an open access repository for the work of its faculty and research community at Digital Access to Scholarship (“DASH”) The site is brand new and Harvard is eager for your comments and feedback. There are two categories up: Faculty of Arts and Sciences, with 1,478 entries; and, Harvard Law School, with 64 entries. DASH also links to other Harvard sources, including:

  • HMScholar – Countway Library’s repository for Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Harvard School of Public Health
  • Open Collections Program – Harvard University Library’s open window into a selection of its unique digital collections
  • HKS Research Report Online – Faculty publication citations and select full-text from the Harvard Kennedy School of Goverment
  • Journal of Legal Analysis – The Journal of Legal Analysis aspires to publish the best legal scholarship from all disciplinary perspectives and in all styles, whether verbal, formal, or empirical.
  • Catalyst Profiles – Profiles is the social networking website of Harvard Catalyst. It lists publications for Harvard faculty members and illustrates how each person is connected to others in the broader research community.
  • Hat Tip to ResearchBuzz

    FREE On-Line Business Resources!

    Did I say FREE? I most certainly did! PCWorld has a list of 19 free Web resources for real, honest-to-goodness business applications that you would otherwise have to, well, PAY for. To give a sense of the goodness of the goodies, there are suggestions for maknig FREE long distance calls, send and receive FREE faxes, videoconference for FREE, make FREE conference calls, use FREE directory assistance, automatically transcribe voice notes for FREE, turned scanned docs into text for FREE, get FREE copies of e-classics, send FREE text messages, store large files in the cloud for FREE, and download FREE mp-3s. The services highlighted in the article include: Talkster; Qipit,  eFax Free and FaxZero;  TokBox; Rondee; Google 411; reQall; OCR Terminal; Project Gutenberg; txtDrop and Krypton; Drop.io; and, for the free mp3s, try Amazon, Rhapsody, Elbows, RCRD LBL, Stereogum and Internet Archive.

    Check them out! And please feel free to post your own favorite FREE resources in the comments! I love me some FREE.

    Web Writing Resources Care Of JD Supra

    There is writing and then there is Web writing. There really is a difference! JD Supra offers a collection of five Web writing resources to help you understand that difference. Whether you are writing to create or beef up a Web page, fill a blog or promote your brand or business, you will go farther if you understand how people and search engines surf and crawl the Web.

    Happy Reading!

    The Morning After: Apple's 9-9-09 Event, Care of iPhone JD

    Some of you may be aware that Apple held an iPod event yesterday in advance of the holiday season. There were a lot of new features rolled out, with implications for both iPod and iPhone owners and purchasers.

    Sometimes the better part of valor is to simply step aside and let someone else do the talking. I cannot improve on the scope of Jeff Richardson’s comprehensive post on the new features and updates to the iPod, iPhone OS and iTunes software so I will simply point you to it here. Thanks Jeff for a great overview of what Apple has in store for its little mobile devices (until the next big announcement, anyway).

    The Morning After: Apple’s 9-9-09 Event, Care of iPhone JD

    Some of you may be aware that Apple held an iPod event yesterday in advance of the holiday season. There were a lot of new features rolled out, with implications for both iPod and iPhone owners and purchasers.

    Sometimes the better part of valor is to simply step aside and let someone else do the talking. I cannot improve on the scope of Jeff Richardson’s comprehensive post on the new features and updates to the iPod, iPhone OS and iTunes software so I will simply point you to it here. Thanks Jeff for a great overview of what Apple has in store for its little mobile devices (until the next big announcement, anyway).