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New on LLRX – Student Research Resources Library

Via LLRX.com – Student Research Resources Library – Marcus P. Zillman developed this Student Research Resources Library to provide researchers with a comprehensive listing of reliable topical resources and sites available on the Internet.

New on LLRX – Internet-of-Things (IOT) Resources

Via LLRX – Internet-of-Things (IOT) Resources – This is a comprehensive listing of Internet-of-Things (IOT) research resources and sites available on the Internet. Marcus P. Zillman developed this guide with the goal of highlighting the most current and actionable research resources available on this topic.

Teen Researchers Defend Media Multitasking – WSJ

WSJ.com – Doing Homework With Music, Texts, Tweets Works Better for Some “Some teens doing homework while listening to music and juggling tweets and texts may actually work better that way, according to an intriguing new study performed by two high-school seniors. The Portland, Ore., students were invited to the annual conference of the American Academy ofContinue Reading

StackLife – a new way to browse the Harvard Library collection

“StackLife lets you browse all of the items in Harvard’s 73 libraries and Book Depository as if they were on a single shelf. It’s built on a few core ideas: 1. Every book has a context – StackLife shows you that context as a stack of neighboring books 2. Every book has many contexts – StackLife lets you switch contextsContinue Reading

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Letters Go Online – Forward

500 Prison Letters From Convicted Soviet Spy Couple: “A new website on convicted Soviet spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg provides access to a collection of more than 500 letters between the couple while they were imprisoned. The website was launched last week by the Howard Gotlieb Archival Center at Boston University. Maintaining their innocence until the end, theContinue Reading

FISHWATCH – U.S. Seafood Facts

“Today, 91 percent of seafood consumed in the United States is imported, and about half of this is wild-caught. Because of our interests both as a seafood-consuming nation and a fishing nation, it is critical that NOAA take an active role in shaping the conservation and management of international fisheries. For U.S. consumers of importedContinue Reading

Remarkable Map Charts the History of Mississippi River’s course

Via the Nerdist: “In 1944, Harold Fisk had been following ghosts for three years. His ghosts were of the meandering Mississippi. A river, big or small, doesn’t stay still – as its waters flow it carves out new paths in a route towards its ultimate destination. Over time, the bends and curves of what seems likeContinue Reading

Unlocking Big Data: Lessons Learned From The G-d Particle

Singularity Hub, Steven Kotler: It’s a puzzle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a symphony. It’s the Higgs boson, the so-called G-d particle, the greatest physics find of the 21st century, turned into music. Chamber music, to be exact. Admittedly—and especially for fans of Pythagoras—this conversion is a little mind-blowing. But once you get beyond the cosmic significance, what’sContinue Reading

Report – 15 Economic Facts About Millenials

The Council of Economic Advisers, October 2014 “Millennials, the cohort of Americans born between 1980 and the mid-2000s, are the largest generation in the U.S., representing one-third of the total U.S. population in 2013. With the first cohort of Millennials only in their early thirties, most members of this generation are at the beginning of their careersContinue Reading

Why Some Women Negotiate Better Than Others – HBR

Shira Mor  |   “Women continue to make less money than men, and be less likely to hold top leadership positions. And whenever a grim new study is released, a news-making essay or book is published, or high-profile woman is criticized for being “too pushy,” it renews the debate over the underlying reasons behind this persistent inequality. One explanation has toContinue Reading

Oral History Interviews – Association for Diplomatic Studies and Trainin

“The more than 1800 oral histories completed over the past quarter century stem from the contributions of many individuals who gladly provided their expertise and numerous insights regarding U.S. diplomatic history and several others who selflessly volunteered their time to help edit the interviews. If you would like to volunteer to be interviewed or helpContinue Reading

McKinsey – Realizing the power of talented women

Michelle Angier and Beth Axelrod – “During the summer of 2013—about two and a half years after the start of a major effort to increase the number and proportion of senior-leadership roles held by women at eBay Inc. —we conducted a global gender-diversity survey on the attitudes and experiences of our top 1,700 leaders. The survey revealed someContinue Reading