Writing to Win: The Colossal Guide to Writing Contests by Moira Allen

By Moira Allen

A complete advisor to over 1600 competitions and awards for writers worldwide. the most important consultant to writing competitions in print shape, this ebook bargains information on thousands of prizes to be had to writers, poets, e-book authors, playwrites, screenwriters and extra -- of each point of expertise. millions of bucks in prizes look forward to; do not pass over your likelihood to go into the winner's circle!

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Giacomo Puccini: A Discography by Roger Flury

By Roger Flury

Opera recordings were with us because the production of the 1st wax cylinders. Now at a time while the 25-year reign of the compact disc seems to be coming to an finish is the instant to take inventory of the historical past of recordings of arguably the preferred composer of operas, Giacomo Puccini. In Giacomo Puccini: A Discography, librarian and track historian Roger Flury seems to be at every one opera chronologically from Le Villi to Turandot, through sections on Puccini's instrumental, chamber, orchestral, and solo vocal works. information of every entire opera are indexed through recording date, by way of excerpts within the order during which they happen within the opera. Recordings of every aria are indexed alphabetically by way of the identify of the artist. For ease of use, Flury establishes because the major standards for inclusion these recordings assigned a advertisement factor quantity and that can be purchased.

This e-book doesn't restrict itself to mainstream recordings yet comprises to boot 'unofficial' recordings taken from announces or illegally recorded in theaters, making sure that the audio recording historical past of Puccini is freed from gaps. (Video and DVD matters, even if of staged performances or excerpts in live performance, aren't incorporated until they've been issued in a sound-only format.) This quantity brings jointly info on approximately 10,000 recordings of Puccini's tune. It offers a accomplished evaluate of the recorded background of the composer's works and serves as an invaluable consultant for the move of recordings from one layout to another.

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Idi Amin and Uganda: An Annotated Bibliography (African by Martin P. Jamison,Martin Jamison

By Martin P. Jamison,Martin Jamison

In this quantity, Martin Jamison offers a descriptive bibliography of released fabric on Idi Amin and Uganda throughout the Amin years. Arranging the entries topically inside chronological sections, Jamison covers the span of Amin's reign from 1971 to 1979. The paintings additionally comprises entries supplying heritage info on Amin and overlaying Amin in exile.

The quantity covers scholarly, research-level, English-language works, all of that are ordinarily available in libraries in North the United States. The literature lined comprises magazine articles, books, chapters inside edited volumes, convention papers, executive guides, audiovisual fabrics, and theses. Works incorporated are those who are great and to the purpose, that supply greater than a passing look of Amin, and that talk on to the subject of Amin or Uganda less than Amin. With a few exceptions, the bibliography excludes newspaper articles, renowned or information journal articles, fiction, encyclopedias, yearbooks, and different commonplace handbooks. After for my part interpreting all yet fifteen of the entries stated, Jamison has supplied descriptive, nonevaluative annotations. Annotations additionally notice such beneficial properties as size, form of illustrative fabric, indexes, and notes. the amount additionally contains writer, name, and topic indexes. it will likely be a worthy reduction for college students and different researchers who are looking to locate and choose literature on Idi Amin and his times.

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Controlled or Reduced Smoking: An Annotated Bibliography by Pamela Rogers,Steve Baldwin

By Pamela Rogers,Steve Baldwin

Smoking and tobacco have obtained a lot consciousness within the literature all through this century, really within the final 30 years. The causal position of smoking in loads of deadly illnesses has been proven. obstacle in regards to the unwell results of smoking has resulted in anti-smoking campaigns revolving round fundamental prevention and smoking cessation. This ebook specializes in the literature directed to people who can't or won't give up smoking and provides an educated chance relief procedure aimed at once on the power smoker. a great number of smoking interventions are represented in addition to the features of people who smoke and the result of the respective interventions. the significance of endured examine on managed or diminished smoking in place of that of smoking cessation is printed and methodological flaws are provided to alert destiny researchers. This literature might be a useful source to health and wellbeing execs, therapists, and others desirous about the difficulty of healthiness and the dangers of endured smoking.

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Black Populism in the United States: An Annotated by Anthony J. Adam,Gerald H. Gaither

By Anthony J. Adam,Gerald H. Gaither

In contemporary years the learn of the Southern Populist flow on the flip of the century has flourished. regardless of the numerous new learn within the box there isn't any unmarried annotated bibliography that covers the literature and the formation of the Farmer's Alliance in the course of the current. Of extra speedy curiosity to multicultural reviews is the position of African americans within the stream. This annotated bibliography examines correct works at the relationships among African american citizens and the Southern Populist flow in desire of resulting in extra scholarship and realizing of this era. This e-book is the 1st of its variety in its topic area.

This bibliography provides an important volume of latest fabric to students, together with goods now not mentioned in lots of the literature at the subject. the various citations are provided of their right shape for the 1st time, so that it will increase learning and finding pertinent fabrics. This paintings brings to existence a virtually forgotten period in African American background, disproving myths of a passive race and a continuing strife among blacks and whites. This e-book will call for cognizance from educational historians, graduate scholars and researchers in heritage, African American stories, and political science.

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Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR): by Patrick Le Boeuf

By Patrick Le Boeuf

Get the instantly proof on FRBR—and if it is correct for you!

In 1998, sensible standards for Bibliographic documents (FRBR) was once a conceptual version promoted through the foreign Federation of Library institutions and associations (IFLA) as being the steered new development in cataloging. As libraries attempt to serve their clients higher within the coming years, questions stay to whether FRBR may supply a solution on easy methods to increase cataloging structures. sensible standards for Bibliographic documents (FRBR): Hype or Cure-All? explores not just the theoretical concerns, akin to the concept that of “works” and the bibliographic relationships of musical works, but additionally presents a special survey of many of the structures that truly enforce FRBR resembling the AustLit Gateway. This publication describes the demanding situations that accompany implementation of FRBR, and the way this summary method of cataloging could be a valuable, sensible instrument to aid enhance library structures.

Functional requisites for Bibliographic documents (FRBR): Hype or Cure-All? basically explains the innovations, rules, and useful purposes of FRBR. The e-book is constructed from 4 significant sections. A chronological part explains how FRBR was once built and the way it is going to evolve sooner or later; a theoretical part reports how FRBR analyzes varieties of library fabrics; a realistic facets part examines how a few platforms truly use FRBR; and finally, a bit that explains an alternative choice to FRBR—the XOBIS project—which exhibits that different ideas are attainable to fulfill destiny cataloging challenges.

Functional standards for Bibliographic files (FRBR) explores:

  • cutting edge positive aspects, together with the “Semantic internet” activities
  • destiny evolutions in cataloging
  • possible choices to FRBR
  • the historical past of IFLA practical requisites for Bibliographic files Study
  • an up to date description of the entity-relationship version being constructed via the operating crew to increase the FRBR version to hide authority data
  • key facets of the FRBR and FRANAR types that may have to be re-examined
  • the concept that of expression
  • the cataloging of hand press materials
  • the AustLit Gateway
  • musical works within the FRBR model
  • the Paradigma venture on the nationwide Library of Norway
  • the FRBR and the appearing arts
  • oral traditions and FRBR
  • the layout of destiny systems
  • the ecu FRBR examine initiative
  • FRBRizing OCLC’s WorldCat
  • the IFPA software program and alertness interfaces
  • the Library of Congress’s FRBR demonstrate Tool
  • XOBIS—metadata—the serious bridge among content material and complicated access

Librarians, library technological know-how college, scholars, and owners will locate practical requisites for Bibliographic documents (FRBR): Hype or Cure-All? a useful resource of data on either the theoretical and sensible facets of FRBR.

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Research and Publishing in Neurosurgery (Acta by Yücel Kanpolat

By Yücel Kanpolat

"Research” and "Publishing” are words established to all neurosurgeons and neuroscientists. Many younger neurosurgeons fight with them on a trial-and-error foundation at the beginning, and there will not be dependent education schemes supplying info on normal tools.
The eu organization of Neurosurgical Societies learn Committee has constructed a path on examine and e-book equipment for citizens in neurosurgery who've now not but accomplished training.
This complement comprises chosen contributions from this direction and should function an important instruction manual offering uncomplicated instruments to lead study and book paintings, offering time-saving suggestion, and leading to the main invaluable contributions in experimental and scientific research.

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Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyond by Claire Aitchison,Barbara Kamler,Alison Lee

By Claire Aitchison,Barbara Kamler,Alison Lee

Within a context of swift development and diversification in larger measure examine courses, there's expanding strain for the result of doctoral examine to be made public. Doctoral scholars are actually being inspired to post not just after of completion of the doctorate, but in addition in the course of, or even as a part of their examine application. for lots of this can be a new and tough characteristic in their event of doctoral education.


Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyond is a well timed and informative choice of functional and theorised examples of leading edge pedagogies that motivate doctoral scholar publishing. The authors supply targeted money owed in their personal pedagogical practices in order that others may perhaps construct on their studies, together with: a software of doctoral measure by means of ebook; mentoring innovations to aid pupil publishing; concepts inside present courses, together with embedded ebook pedagogies; co-editing a unique factor of a scholarly magazine with scholars; ‘publication brokering’, and writing teams and writing retreats.


With contributions from worldwide prime specialists, this very important new book:





  • explores broader concerns touching on magazine book and the affects on scholarly examine and writing practices for college students, supervisors and the educational publishing neighborhood

  • takes up specific pedagogical difficulties and methods, together with curriculum and supervisory responses coming up from the ‘push to put up’

  • documents particular reports and useful ideas that foster writing-for-publication in the course of doctoral candidature.



Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyond explores the demanding situations and rewards of helping doctoral publishing and gives new how one can elevate examine e-book outputs in a pedagogically sound means. it is going to be a valued source for supervisors and their doctoral scholars, in addition to for application coordinators and executives, educational builders, studying advisors, and others focused on doctoral schooling.

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Writing a Successful Thesis or Dissertation: Tips and by Fred C. Lunenburg,Beverly J Irby

By Fred C. Lunenburg,Beverly J Irby

The recommendation and assets you want to whole your thesis or dissertation!

Written in a conversational variety for either college and scholars, this how-to guide covers quantitative and qualitative learn equipment and offers entire tips for effectively finishing a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation. Drawing on forty years of expertise supervising dissertations, the authors offer examples from a hundred accomplished tasks to lead readers through:

  • Choosing a subject matter and writing examine hypotheses
  • Selecting a chair or committee
  • Ensuring a profitable thought and oral defense 
  • Adapting the completed product for publication
  • Using the web and laptop publishing effectively

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Trinity College Library Dublin: A History by Peter Fox

By Peter Fox

this is often the 1st accomplished, scholarly historical past of Trinity university Library Dublin. It covers the total four hundred years of the Library's improvement, from its beginning via James Ussher within the 17th century to the digital revolution of the twenty-first century. specific awareness is given to the constructions and to the politics curious about acquiring investment for them, in addition to to the purchase of the nice treasures, corresponding to the ebook of Kells and the libraries of Ussher, Claudius Gilbert and Hendrik Fagel. a big element is the great insurance of felony deposit from the start of the 19th century, seen for the 1st time from the Irish point of view. The e-book additionally attracts parallels with the advance of alternative libraries in Dublin and with these of the schools of Oxford and Cambridge, and contours during the people who prompted the Library's improvement - librarians, politicians, readers, e-book creditors and publication thieves.

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