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JoVE Science Education Database

Just a quick follow up on the last post about JoVE.  I mentioned that JoVE has protocol papers and a Science Education Database.  The Science Education Database gives short videos on how to perform common laboratory techniques and is great for those needing to review for class or even for students to view in a flipped classroom setting. They keep on changing the way they’re organizing the modules, but the ones we have are Basic Biology SE1 General Laboratory Techniques SE2 Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology Advanced Biology SE5 Essentials of Neuroscience Please let us know if...
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Protocol Papers and the Journal of Visualized Experiments

In the past I’ve talked about the structure of the classic scientific articles, but there are other types of scholarly, peer-reviewed scientific articles.  One of those is the protocol papers.  Because one of the hallmarks of the scientific method is repeatability, knowing how experiments are performed, or the protocol, is important so that other researcher can confirm results or perform similar experiments.  Protocol papers focus on the method of the experiment, and there journals that are dedicated to publishing only protocol papers. One of these journals is the Journal of  Visualized Experiments (JoVE).  But JoVE is not your typical...
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Library 411

Study like a scholar, scholar

Are you a fan of the Old Spice commercials? Did you get caught up in the recent 30-second videos that the Old Spice Marketing Team made answer fan question from Twitter and Facebook? Well, if you studied in the library, you could be the man (or woman) with the grades like this man. Kudos to the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU for making this great video. Come to the Baylor Libraries if you want to be a scholar!
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C-SPAN Video Now Online

History, political science and government geeks! You will be excited to learn that C-SPAN has recently completed their online archive, which you can find here. You will be able to search through 23 years, 5 presidential administrations (which equals 160,000 hours of video) in one place. What a great primary source research tool! With the C-SPAN Video Library, you will be able to View the most watched, most recently watched and most shared videos from the homepage Search via an advanced interface, including by date, tag, format, program title or summary, a person’s name or title, location or organization...
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