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A “Natural Garden”: The Plant-Collecting Expedition of Amelia Smith Calvert

Amelia Smith Calvert’s yearlong trip to Costa Rica in 1909 was not a relaxing vacation. Calvert didn’t spend her time on the beach or tucked away at some resort; instead, she hiked across the province of Cartago, to rainforest waterfalls and active volcanoes, through pastures and parks, along riverbeds and alleyways, collecting and photographing the region’s plants. 815 more words


Embedded Description to Improve Narrative Flow

As I rework my manuscript, I find myself continually trying to rework or add embedded description within my paragraphs to help improve the narrative flow for the reader. 364 more words


A Lesson in Submissions

:: in which we wonder how anything is ever published ::

I wrote a poem. (Wait for applause to die down.) I don’t write many poems. 1,535 more words

My First Internship

I’ve been interning at an online news platform since the 16th of this month. I’ve been sick these past two days, hence my absence from the internship (and this blog). 319 more words

Post-doctoral Fellow, Saint John's University

Post-doctoral Fellow in Eastern Christian Manuscript Cataloging

Saint John’s University, 2850 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville, Minnesota

Application deadline: 6th June 2016

  • Job Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in Eastern Christian Manuscript Cataloging…
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Digitizing legal manuscripts at the Vatican Library

In this century several major research libraries and national libraries have started to digitize their manuscript collections. On my blog I have reported for instance about… 2,156 more words

Legal History

Book of Aicill

The Book of Aicill relates to the criminal law and is often discussed as being on par in significance with the Senchus Mór; although, the latter deals with civil law. 315 more words

Irish History