Tags » Theses

Dissertations: an Untapped Resource

For scholarly writing such as the Kinship Determination Project (KDP), one of the resources I love to access is dissertations. I am always surprised by the wealth of information (both depth and breadth) to be found in this resource and the lack of use of this resource. 860 more words

G. Kinship-Determination

5 quotes about academic writing that might just be true…

The pen is mightier than the sword. That said, practice makes perfect so read these 5 quotes for academic writing and see if there’s an aphorism for you… 517 more words

Your Library Life

Typhoid, Cat Food, Pure Water and Preserves

Heinz was an early brand that survives until now. Beans and preserves took a long time to make, the new middle class homemaker didn’t mind being freed from this task. 566 more words


TWO New Theses Added to RAU Library Stock!

Two Phd students Harriet Moyo and Vijaaya Bhaskar have completed their PhDs successfully! Their theses copies have been added to our stock (available in the dissertations area) for the benefit of our students and future researchers. 36 more words


Disputation on stuff the Church does in 2014

Last Friday our family home received its first ever visit from “trick or treaters.” I was under the impression that the premise of this activity is to dress up in as scary a way as possible and proceed to blackmail your neighbours into giving you sweet treats under the threat of vigilante reprimand. 1,478 more words

LibGuide Critique #2

The Library Guide I will be focusing on today is the Veterinary Nursing Library Guide. I have never actually used this guide, due to the fact that it strays very far from my field of study! 265 more words

Theses on Sleater-Kinney, pt. 2

Happy Sunday, poptimists and rockists alike! As I noted on Wednesday, in celebration of the Sleater-Kinney box set release (yes!), including full color vinyl, and next January’s new album (woo-hoo!), here’s the second part of what we used to call “experimental writing” in 2003. 488 more words

Popular Music History