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Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Huamulin, Boy Xiaoqiang"

Library News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Huamulin, Boy Xiaoqiang" (Li Xinmin, 2013, 76 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's words: This film is about a four year-old boy. His mother is Xiaoqun, exactly my age. I filmed Xiaoqun and her family last year. As the year went on, I found Xiaoqiang so interesting. He played and picked up rubbish together with me. I also saw old people's real lives and found that villagers were destroying the environment. My film is made of all of this. / Screened at the

An Unlikely Alliance: Medical Civil Rights Reformers and Southern Senators in the Age of Deluxe Jim Crow

Library News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:30
Karen Kruse Thomas has served as Historian of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health since 2012. Thomas earned her doctorate in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has taught U.S. history at the universities of North Carolina, Minnesota, and Florida. Her publications in the history of medicine and public health have received numerous national awards. In 2011, the University of Georgia Press published her first book, Deluxe Jim Crow: Civil Rights and Ame

DVS Workshop: ArcGIS Online

Library News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:00
ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is a companion to the ArcGIS client that allows members of a group to store and share spatial data online and that can be used independently or in conjunction with the client. We'll discuss aspects of the AGOL organizational account, adding and accessing content, creating map and feature services, creating and sharing web maps and presentations, publishing web applications, and using analysis tools.

ArcGIS Online

Library News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Oct 29, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is a companion to the ArcGIS client that allows members of a gr

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 29, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

Telling Stories with Maps: Free Tools and Tips

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:14
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A look at some free online tools that can quickly and easily generate your story map

Telling Stories with Maps: Free Tools and Tips

Blogs Featured Posts - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:14
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A look at some free online tools that can quickly and easily generate your story map

The Cambridge handbook of cultural-historical psychology

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Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Gender differences in aspirations and attainment : a life course perspective

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Published: Cambridge : New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Making policy public : participatory bureaucracy in American democracy

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Author: Moffitt, Susan L., author.
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Socialist planning

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Author: Ellman, Michael, author.
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Theory and design of terabit optical fiber transmission systems

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Author: Bottacchi, Stefano.
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Screening of "Self-Portrait"

Library News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:00
Join us for a screening of ¿Self-portrait¿ (2013, 77 mins.) by Zhang Mengqi of The Memory Project. In Chinese with English subtitles. Q&A with Zhang Mengqi and Guo-Juin Hong. Part of the Cine-East Fall 2014 East Asian Film Series, co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific Studies Institute, Screen/Society, the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image, and the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Fore more information about other events during the residency, please visit: http://blogs.l

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km"

Library News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km" (Zhang Mengqi, 2013, 77 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's statement: This is the fourth film in my "self-portrait" series. I went back to the village named 47 km in 2013. My grandfather was critically ill, and I accompanied him as if accompanied by death. The old people and their memories are like dead leaves. I got familiar with the children and we acted together to build a bookroom in village. Between the solitary ol

The Memory Project Reception with Filmmakers of "Self-Portrait"

Library News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:00
Join us for a reception with The Memory Project filmmakers. Screening of ¿Self-portrait¿ (2013, 77 mins.) by Zhang Mengqi to follow. This October, Duke will be hosting Chinese documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang and three of his fellow documentarians for a two-week residency and the launch of a new digital oral history collection. Wu Wenguang is one of the founding figures of the Chinese independent documentary film movement. His groundbreaking debut film, Bumming in Beijing (1990), portrayed

SSRI~ Workshop: Effective Survey Design for Online, Paper, and Mixed-mode Questionnaires

Library News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 18:00
This workshop examines questionnaire design for online and paper questionnaires, such as screen layout and appearance, the use of images, and other aspects of the user interface which affect the accuracy of survey results. This course does not include programming, but focuses on the conceptual issues and considerations underpinning questionnaire design for online and paper designs. It also considers the design issues involved in combing such modes can be combined with other data collection mode

Preview of the W. Duke, Sons & Co. Digital Collection

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Approximately 2,000 cigarette cards from the 19th and early 20th centuries will soon go online

Preview of the W. Duke, Sons & Co. Digital Collection

Blogs Featured Posts - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:12
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Approximately 2,000 cigarette cards from the 19th and early 20th centuries will soon go online

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