Monthly Archives: January 2011

InTechWeb Books – 8 New Titles on Our Reading Platform, InTechOpen

Feel free to browse through the last batch of this month’s editions of Open Access books published by InTech. We are now counting more than 300 collections altogether of free scholarly material available on our Open Access reading platform – … Continue reading

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Libraries on the Web – Should They Strive to Become New Search Engines?

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. (Jose Louis Borges) When librarian happens to also be a writer, he imagines an infinite library, like Jorge Louis Borges did when he described one with books containing … Continue reading

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5 New Open Access Books Now Available on InTechOpen

Feel free to read and browse through another set of InTech books that have just fallen into our Open Access reading domain – the InTechOpen reading platform. In this series you can find out how multiple intelligent agents are able … Continue reading

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600,000 Words from Oxford English Dictionary – Use Them, Choose Them and Don’t Wear Them Out!

When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’ (Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) A worthy hint from Open Culture website, … Continue reading

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10 New Open Access Books Now Available on InTechOpen

InTech is proud to present another 10 books that are now made freely available for the scientific community to read, share and download on our reading platform InTechOpen. They have thus entered our collection of nearly 300 books from more … Continue reading

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MIT OCW – Year-End Numbers and a Year-Start Celebration

“A revolutionary idea about creating revolutionary ideas,” as president Susan Hockfield describes the MIT project, will now mark its 150th anniversary. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers its teaching materials used in undergraduate and graduate courses available on the web, … Continue reading

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Winter Visit to British Library: Joining the Debate on Growing Knowledge

Visiting London is always an experience of re-living a written text, very dream-like. This time it was about reaching out for the massive amount of books deposited in the British Library and described not in fiction but on my blog … Continue reading

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