20,000 Artistic Images Available for Free Download… and more from academia…

LA County Museum Makes 20,000 Artistic Images Available for Free Download

from Open Culture by Kate Rix

Here is the link: http://collections.lacma.org/

Harvard Secretly Searched Campus Emails in Internal Investigation

from Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai


Coursera’s Contractual Elitism


If you wonder why your university hasn?t linked up with Coursera, the massively popular provider of free online classes, it may help to know the company is contractually obliged to turn away the vast majority of American universities.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/03/22/coursera-commits-admitting-only-elite-universities#ixzz2OFx4pfUD

Inside Higher Ed

A Master List of 700 Free Courses From Great Universities

from Open Culture by Dan Colman


73% of Teachers Use Cellphones for Classroom Activities

from Mashable! by Camille Bautista


Evolving History Dissertations

Study looks at how the titles have changed, and suggests shifts in research interests of those entering the profession.

Seven Tips From William Faulkner on How to Write Fiction

from Open Culture by Mike Springer


Will Authors Get Compensated for Used E-Book Sales?

from MediaShift

On January 29, Amazon Technologies Inc. received a patent pertaining to the “secondary market for digital objects.” According to the patent abstract, the technology will enable Amazon customers to transfer — and presumably sell — e-books, MP3s, and other digital files to other customers. And, Apple too has filed for patentson the transfer of owned digital items.

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