Monthly Archives: April 2015

English grammar guide

Title: English grammar guide Author: Edufind Full Text & Source: http://www.edufind.com/english-grammar/english-grammar-guide/ The Internet, Online, 30/4/2015 Sample Text Nouns Nouns are people, places, or things, They tell us what we are talking about. The words cat, Jack, rock, Africa, & it … Continue reading

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‘Never judge a book by its movie.’ J.W. Eagan

‘Never judge a book by its movie.’ J.W. Eagan

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‘The best way to predict your future is to create it’ Abraham Lincoln

  ‘The best way to predict your future is to create it’ Abraham Lincoln

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DO ALL THINGS WITH KINDNESS

  Do all things with kindness.

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“At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book—that string of confused, alien ciphers—shivered into meaning.

A Reader…………… “At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book—that string of confused, alien ciphers—shivered into meaning. Words spoke to you, gave up their secrets; at that moment, whole universes opened. You became, irrevocably, a … Continue reading

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Honestly, I don’t have time to hate people who hate me, because I’m too busy loving people who love me. – Unknown.

  Honestly, I don’t have time to hate people who hate me, because I’m too busy loving people who love me. – Unknown.

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There’s a fine line between genius and crazy

  ‘There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.’ Oscar Levant “When a great genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.” … Continue reading

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Sonnet 10 – Yet, love, mere love, is beautiful indeed by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Yet, love, mere love, is beautiful indeed And worthy of acceptation. Fire is bright, Let temple burn, or flax; an equal light Leaps in the flame from cedar-plank or weed: And love is fire. And when I say at need … Continue reading

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The Dream by Lord Byron

Our life is twofold; Sleep hath its own world, A boundary between the things misnamed Death and existence: Sleep hath its own world, And a wide realm of wild reality, And dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and … Continue reading

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Great Consumer Advice From The Consumer Show

Title: The Consumer Show Authors: Keelin Shanley, Tadhg Enright & RTE, Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.rte.ie/tv/theconsumershow/topics.html The Internet, Online, 29/4/2015 Topics Series 6 Battery Anxiety BETTER ENERGY HOMES GRANTS Campylobacter Campylobacter 1 Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer Children’s Birthday … Continue reading

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Let’s trade in all our judging for appreciating. Let’s lay down our righteousness and just be together.” – Ram Dass.

  Let’s trade in all our judging for appreciating. Let’s lay down our righteousness and just be together.” – Ram Dass.

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I did my research pre Google…..the hard way

I loved to browse the shelves in the library or use the opac, online public access catalogue , the automated electronic catalogue of the library’s collection. If the opac was down and it frequently was, I used the manual card index.

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Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.

  “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own … Continue reading

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Quotes By Plato:

Plato: “Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of … Continue reading

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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Title: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Author: Edward N. Zalta et al, Stanford University Full Text & Source: http://plato.stanford.edu/contents.html The Internet, Online, 28/4/2015 Sample Post Plato First published Sat Mar 20, 2004; substantive revision Wed Sep 11, 2013 Plato (429?–347 B.C.E.) … Continue reading

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The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy ..a great academic resource

Title: The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Authors:James Fieser,Bradley Dowden. Full Text & Source: http://www.iep.utm.edu/home/about/ The Internet, Online, 18/4/2015 Sample Post: Aristotle (384—322 B.C.E.) Aristotle is a towering figure in ancient Greek philosophy, making contributions to logic, metaphysics, mathematics, physics, biology, … Continue reading

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Quotes From The Wise Aristotle

Aristotle Quotes: “Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot”. “Hope is a waking dream.” “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” “Happiness depends upon … Continue reading

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What Is Photojournalism?

Title: What Is Photojournalism? Author: Wisegeek.com Full Text & Source: http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-photojournalism.htm The Internet, Online, 27/4/2015 Sample Text Photojournalism is a branch of journalism characterized by the use of images to tell a story. The images in a piece may be … Continue reading

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Photojournalism Career

Title: Photojournalism Career Author: Journalismdegree.com Full Text & Source: http://www.journalismdegree.com/photojournalism-career/ The Internet, Online, 27/4/2015 Sample Text: For the past century, photojournalists have captured the emotions of our times. We were able to feel the joy of the end of WWII … Continue reading

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Great Photojournalism

Title: Great Photojournalism Author: Sofus Comer Full Text & Source: http://greatphotojournalism.com/ The Internet, Online, 27/4/2015 Sample Text: Professional photojournalists from all over the world, display their very best work here. Great Photojournalism is an online free community of selected or … Continue reading

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