The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature honors Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature honors Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian writer, has won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature for her “polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.”

Alexievich was born on 31 May, 1948, in the Ukrainian town of Ivano-Frankivsk to a Belarusian father and a Ukrainian mother. After her graduation, she began working as a reporter in a local newspaper and began evolving into an extreme writer. Continue reading The 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature honors Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich

Online course on publication ethics: Register now!

Online course on publication ethics: Register now!

For long now, we have recognized the need for ethics training. The word “retraction” is fairly a dreaded word and no one wants their manuscript retracted. At the same time, many authors do not know what they can do to avoid retractions and publish ethically.

In the past, we have attempted to bridge this skill gap by organizing workshops and webinars for authors on ethics. Continue reading Online course on publication ethics: Register now!

The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers

A nation without a national government is, in my view, an awful spectacle.

–Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers. No. 85

After the Revolutionary War, many Americans realized that the government established by the Articles of Confederation was not working. America needed a fresh form of government. Continue reading The Federalist Papers

Donna Youthful’s Printable Handwriting Paper

Donna Young's Printable Handwriting Paper

Printable Handwriting Paper

This is the home page for my handwriting paper; however, with each of the different penmanship sets. there is usually one matching blank handwriting paper, so while this is the main page for handwriting paper, this is not all of the handwriting paper at DY. To print my handwriting paper, go after the links below or the links above that are in the bottom row in the menu. Continue reading Donna Youthful’s Printable Handwriting Paper

31 Editors and an OA publishing company at loggerheads over editorial independence

31 Editors and an OA publishing company at loggerheads over editorial independence

Scientific editors, also referred to as ‘gatekeepers of science,’ aspire to ensure unbiased and accurate reporting of science. Editorial independence, which entails bestowing accomplish responsibility for the content a journal publishes without the interference of the publishing company, is therefore one of the cornerstones of academic publishing. Continue reading 31 Editors and an OA publishing company at loggerheads over editorial independence

Free Narrative Essays – Advertising and Private Values – Advertising and Private Values I just discovered that I don’t know anything about today’s society

 Free Narrative Essays - Advertising and Personal Values - Advertising and Personal Values I just discovered that I don't know anything about today's society. This of course came as a shock. I had thought that I was an informed citizen but I now know otherwise. this enlightenment came at great cost in time, and effort. The time was spent in watching television for an hour. The effort was to not lose my sanity for unlike any other hour of TV, this time I was forced to actually watch the commercials. The values that TV presents seem to be different than what I was taught as a child. [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Free Individual Narratives: I Am a Writer – I Am a Writer Writing for me has not always come so lightly. The very first essay I wrote, in French, was about my 2nd grade teacher Mr. Bernard. I was utterly enamored by Mr. Bernard, with his slender black leather tie, pinstriped T-shirt, styled hair and smell of smoke and cologne. Continue reading Free Narrative Essays – Advertising and Private Values – Advertising and Private Values I just discovered that I don’t know anything about today’s society