Johns Hopkins Open Access Policy

Johns Hopkins joins peer institutions, such as Harvard, MIT, and The University of California, by instituting a faculty open access policy. Many funders also require their researchers to make articles publicly available; NIH and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are two examples. There are many reasons for making research articles freely available to any […]


Mining and Dining Workshop Series (Digital Humanities)

Curious about digital humanities (DH) tools, but don’t know where to begin? You’re not alone! In a survey last year, many graduate students told us that they don’t know enough about DH tools and methodologies. They wondered if text mining tools, for example, might help with their research, but are concerned about spending precious research […]


Scientists, Communicating, Doing Science

How does science get done? In many ways — experimenting, theorizing, testing, observing. But good science also comes from lots and lots of talking. At conferences, in journals, in hallways, at seminars, with patients, in classrooms and labs, over coffee, through e-mail and shared citation lists and phone calls. The “community of scientists” can be […]


Comparing Different Cultures? Try eHRAF World Cultures!

Good news, anthropologists! Now there is an easier way to do a comparative study of different cultures from around the world.  Just try our recent addition to our growing database collection, eHRAF. eHRAF stands for the electronic edition of Human Relations Area Files, a non-profit institution founded in 1949 by Yale University. HRAF is a consortium […]