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Mar 01 2013

Free Selected Articles from Social Network Analysis and Mining

Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM) is a multidisciplinary journal serving researchers and practitioners in academia and industry. It is the main venue for a wide range of researchers and readers from computer science, network science, social sciences, mathematical sciences, medical and biological sciences, financial, management and political sciences. We solicit experimental and theoretical work on social network analysis and mining using a wide range of techniques from social sciences, mathematics, statistics, physics, network science and computer science.

Read, download and save these articles online. They are available online for free until April 15, 2013:

You may click here to view the most downloaded articles which are downloaded live and in real-time from Social Network Analysis and Mining.

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Oct 17 2011

Free Resources from Online College Classes

At Online College Classes, you will find resources offered by some of the finest educational institutions in the world in an exceptionally large variety of academic disciplines and topics. Below show these resources:


  • Online Classes
  • A number of world class universities and institutions of learning make premium course content readily available for you. Harvard, Yale, MIT, and UC Berkeley are among the leading providers of lecture series and online courses. The online classes cover many disciplines, such as social sciences, humanities, arts and sciences.


  • Open Courseware
  • Many academic institutions have set up their own projects to make learning available to all, with MIT’s Open CourseWare at the vanguard. You can get a few free courses available on the web from a variety of university around the world. Some of them include lessons, podcasts, notes and videos on many topics.


  • Textbooks & eBooks
  • Digital textbooks exist in a variety of forms, including open-source documents, interactive eBooks, and as digital versions of regular texts. You can find a list of these online sources, organized by subject, to help you find the information necessary for your study.


  • Videos
  • The improvements in internet speed and hosting services like YouTube have inspired a proliferation of video on the web. Many colleges now post recorded lectures for their students, and some even open this service up to the public. You may obtain recorded lectures and short seminars covering a wide variety of subjects.


  • Podcasts
  • Being able to see or hear the material makes it easier to remember and understand the academic materials. From this website, you may find that many websites have dedicated themselves to providing books on tape and podcasts that people can download and listen to, for free, to help retain information.


  • Language
  • The types of lessons include podcasts, written tutorials and video for each learner to choose what works best for them. Some of these programs center on conversational phrases for travelers while others focus on grammar to really understand the language. You may gain a variety of resources related to learning various languages such as English, French, German, Japanese, Korean and so on.


  • Archives & Directories
  • There are a number of websites that do the searching, sorting and cataloging for you. You will find a number of these archives and directories, covering a range of topics from historical documents to literary collections online, to even video lectures from well-know and distinguished professors.


  • Research and Writing Courses
  • Each study tool is tailored to the specific subject it is included in, though there may be some crossover. The guidelines are not set in stone, they simply are meant to lead you to increased academic success. Feel free to browse each of the sections to find advice that works for you.


[Source: Online College Classes]


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Nov 11 2009

The latest web version of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is now online!

The new Web version reflects the content of the 90th print edition, with tables covering 11 new topics:

·  Structures and functions of common drugs

·  Chemical constituents of human blood

·  Proton nmr shifts for solvents

·  Apparent Equilibrium Constants for Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions

·  Phase Transitions in the Solid Elements at Atmospheric Pressure

·  Thermoelectric Properties of Metals and Semiconductors

·  Thermophysical Properties of Stainless Steel 310

·  Description of the IUPAC chemical identifier (InChI)

·  International recommendations on the expression of uncertainty of measurements

·  Major world earthquakes, 850AD to 2008

·  Nobel prize winners in Physics and Chemistry

And some of the most heavily used tables have been extensively revised and updated:

·  Nuclear moments for nmr spectroscopy

·  Mass spectral peaks for organic solvents

·  Properties of refrigerants

·  Interstellar molecules

·  Aqueous Solubility and Henry’s Law Constants of Organic Compounds

·  Properties of the Solar System

·  Satellites of the Planets

·  Threshold Limits for Airborne Contaminants

·  Speed of Sound in Dry Air

To use the CRC Handbook online, go to http://library.hku.hk/record=b3043527.


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