Download Using Research Instruments : a Guide for Researchers by David Wilkinson; Peter Birmingham PDF

By David Wilkinson; Peter Birmingham

ISBN-10: 0203422996

ISBN-13: 9780203422991

This sensible, jargon-free, undemanding consultant to the main applicable use of analysis tools presents 'real' examples utilized in genuine tasks via practitioners of social and academic research.

content material: publication disguise; identify; Contents; record of illustrations; Acknowledgements; advent; Questionnaires; Interviews; content material research; concentration teams; statement; getting to know the issues humans say and do; Bibliography; Index.

This significant other to "The Researcher's Toolkit" is a pragmatic, jargon-free, straight forward consultant to the main applicable use of study tools. It presents "real" examples of analysis instruments Read more...

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Download Scientific Publishing. From Vanity to Strategy by Hans Roosendaal, Kasia Zalewska-Kurek, Peter Geurts, PDF

By Hans Roosendaal, Kasia Zalewska-Kurek, Peter Geurts, Eberhard Hilf

ISBN-10: 1843344904

ISBN-13: 9781843344902

Clinical Publishing addresses the problem of industrial versions in medical publishing and the way those relate to the study approach (e.g. aid or inhibit this process). The researcher is taken because the start line for the issues to reach at a accomplished description of the publishing approach as a vital part of the study technique. The houses of alternative enterprise versions are confirmed by contrast description, permitting an research of the benefits and drawbacks of those versions in helping the study process.

  • Examines company versions in clinical publishing and the way those relate to the learn strategy i.e. aid or inhibit the process
  • The researcher is taken because the start line to supply a finished description of the publishing method as an essential component of the examine process
  • The a variety of eventualities for clinical publishing are mentioned and the results for stakeholders, equivalent to, larger schooling associations and Libraries

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Download The academic librarian as blended professional : reassessing by Michael Perini PDF

By Michael Perini

ISBN-10: 0081009275

ISBN-13: 9780081009277

The educational Librarian as mixed Professional employs a version that permits for person and managerial reconceptualization of the librarian's function, additionally assisting to mitigate stumbling blocks to specialist improvement either inner and exterior to the library.

Using conventional and private narrative, the e-book extends Whitchurch’s mixed specialist version, designed to think about the merging of academicians’ roles throughout a number of spheres and educational effect in a better schooling environment, to educational librarians.

The e-book is important as a result of its use of upper schooling idea to ascertain the pro id of educational librarians and the problems impacting librarian expert improvement. The paintings deals a positive, replicable examine layout acceptable for the research of librarians in different educational settings, delivering extra insights into how those pros may perhaps understand their roles in the greater context of a better schooling surroundings.

Following the appliance of the combined specialist version, this ebook contends that educational librarians have comparable roles bearing on examine, guide, and repair when put next to an institution’s tenure-track college. The scope productiveness and the expectancy of the librarians, even though, are less regimented. as a result, the educational librarians locate themselves in a tenuous operating house the place their combined position is inhibited via actual and perceived obstacles.

  • Uses a version from the self-discipline of upper schooling on the way to greater conceptualize and comprehend the educational librarian's function within the establishment
  • Allows for the research and knowing of the librarian's id and position in a context normal to these outdoors of the tutorial library system
  • Provides a different knowing of either the library process and its librarians, explaining the nuances of the larger better schooling collective

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Download Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in by Jon Kabat-Zinn PDF

By Jon Kabat-Zinn

ISBN-10: 0786880708

ISBN-13: 9780786880706

The widely used nationwide bestseller, up-to-date with a brand new afterword, celebrating 10 years of influencing the way in which we live.

When Wherever You pass, There You Are was once first released in 1994, nobody may have expected that the publication could release itself onto bestseller lists national and promote over 750,000 copies thus far. Ten years later, the booklet maintains to alter lives. In honor of the book's tenth anniversary, Hyperion is proud to be liberating the publication with a brand new afterword through the writer, and to percentage this excellent ebook with an excellent better viewers.

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Download Koha 3 Library Management System by Savitra Sirohi, Amit Gupta PDF

By Savitra Sirohi, Amit Gupta

ISBN-10: 1849510822

ISBN-13: 9781849510820

Install, configure, and continue your Koha install with this easy-to-follow guide

  • A self-sufficient consultant to fitting and configuring Koha.
  • Take regulate of your libraries with Koha library administration procedure.
  • Get a transparent figuring out of software program upkeep, customization, and different complex issues corresponding to LDAP and Internationalization.
  • Written in a mode that applies to all Linux flavors and Koha types

In Detail

Koha is the 1st full-featured open resource library administration approach that's general for successfully handling libraries. despite the fact that, developing and preserving Koha is not any sure bet. it's not as elementary as establishing the opposite well known LAMP functions.

This functional consultant offers all of the crucial details that's had to make the duty of putting in and configuring Koha relatively look easy and simple. It demonstrates tips to organize Koha and its a number of facets – set up, configuration, software management, and information migration. It additionally covers troubleshooting, software program upkeep, software program customization, and different complicated subject matters.

The ebook starts off with fitting and configuring the LAMP stack and the Koha software to satisfy your wishes. It then is going deeper into constructing a number of ideas and configuring settings for Koha. It additionally covers information migration of catalog and client documents, software program upkeep, and customization of the applying. Chapters also are devoted to delivering an perception into complicated themes comparable to LDAP integration and Internationalization. packed with various code samples and screenshots, this e-book will travel you thru constructing Koha for evaluate or try out reasons. it's also a great deal of suggestions for troubleshooting and upkeep actions.

By the tip of this ebook, you've gotten received the data to get the main from your Koha set up.

A procedure administrator's handbook demonstrating quite a few install and upkeep projects for Koha utilizing the Linux shell.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Set up and configure Koha as in keeping with your wishes and requirements
  • Install, configure, and attempt force the Zebra seek Engine to enhance the looking out services of your Koha application
  • Configure the Cataloging module to make discovering and comparing goods in a library amazingly easy for patrons
  • Migrate catalog info from different platforms into Koha
  • Configure the move module by way of mapping your library's regulations to ideas and personal tastes in Koha
  • Customize the glance of the general public interface for clients by way of configuring the OPAC
  • Tons of guidelines for troubleshooting universal difficulties that come up along with your Koha install
  • Many pointers on software program upkeep to ensure that your software is up-to-date with the most recent changes
  • Beef up your wisdom of complicated issues similar to LDAP integration and Internationalization
  • Set up your Koha server as a Z39.50 server to proportion your catalog with the surface world
  • Customize your software program and proportion it with the community


Written in a realistic type, this ebook makes use of the Linux shell in lots of chapters, demonstrating the execution of instructions and their output. With liberal use of screenshots and lots of code samples followed through cautious clarification, it'll make the duty of putting in and configuring Koha effortless and simple. All chapters are written in a manner that makes them acceptable to varied Linux distributions.

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Download Living From the Heart (2nd Edition) by Puran Bair, Susanna Bair PDF

By Puran Bair, Susanna Bair

ISBN-10: 0979526965

ISBN-13: 9780979526961

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Publish yr note: initially released 1988

Living from the Heart is likely one of the few non secular books to supply a scientific strategy to use heart-based meditation on your existence; utilizing the strength of the 4 parts (Air, hearth, Water, and Earth) current inside your physique, brain, and middle, you could energize the a part of your being that's had to reply to life's demanding situations.

Since the time Living from the Heart was once first released in 1998, it has emerged as a religious vintage, this can be the booklet the 1st published the tactic of Heart Rhythm Meditation in its sleek shape. throughout the Institute for utilized Meditation, the varsity they based in 1989, Puran and Susanna Bair have taught middle Rhythm Meditation to tens of millions of individuals worldwide. center Rhythm Meditation has a confirmed checklist of bettering the actual, emotional and non secular wellbeing and fitness of these who perform it. permit Puran and Susanna percentage with you the strategy which finds the facility and sensitivity of the heart.

Living from the Heart is set the guts, either the poetic middle that's the device of deep feeling and the actual center that synchronizes the entire cells of your physique to a typical beat. the advance of the guts is the good target of lifestyles, either a realistic target and a religious goal.

Everyone is attracted by way of the center of one other; the guts is the agent of creativity and the resource of suggestion; the rhythm of the center is the main to actual, psychological and emotional health.

Although everybody aspires to residing from their middle, it isn't transparent what this implies, and there appears to be like no approach for studying it. Living from the Heart describes a version of heart-centered existence and a mode for reaching it.

The precept that the ebook unfolds is that focus at the actual center results in wisdom of the poetic heart

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Download Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating by Tara Bennett-Goleman PDF

By Tara Bennett-Goleman

ISBN-10: 0062130897

ISBN-13: 9780062130891

Together with her booklet Mind Whispering, Tara Bennett-Goleman, the New York Times bestselling writer of Emotional Alchemy, attracts at the the fields of cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and japanese traditions to give a practicable capacity to beat the damaging styles in our lives.

Mind Whispering is a brand new map of the emotional brain. This groundbreaking procedure indicates us that we've got a decision of our moods, feelings, activities, and reactions. Mind Whispering teaches how one can deal with our brains, and comprise the undying knowledge of mindfulness into daily situations.

Ultimately, Mind Whispering exposes the modes of being that act as stumbling blocks in our lives and relationships, and indicates us how we will be able to decide to increase our relations and loose ourselves, residing with an enduring experience of happiness. With a foreword by way of the Dalai Lama, Bennett-Goleman's Mind Whispering: a brand new Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits promises the keys to lasting emotional freedom.

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Download Great Perfection: Outer And Inner Preliminaries by Dzogchen Rinpoche PDF

By Dzogchen Rinpoche

ISBN-10: 1559392851

ISBN-13: 9781559392853

Within the Nyingma college of Tibetan Buddhism, the good Perfection is taken into account the main profound and direct route to enlightenment. The directions of this practice current a non secular shortcut—a notably direct process that cuts via confusion and lays naked the mind's precise nature of luminous purity. for hundreds of years, those teachings were taught and practiced in mystery via a number of the maximum adepts of the Buddhist culture. Great Perfection: Outer and internal Preliminaries includes specific directions at the foundational practices of this practice, from "The first-class Chariot," a convention guide compiled by way of the 3rd Dzogchen Rinpoche.

Distilling the lessons of the Heart Essence of the Dakinis into an obtainable, easy-to-practice structure, The very good Chariot leads the reader throughout the complete Buddhist direction, beginning with easy Buddhist contemplations that paintings to dislodge deeply ingrained styles of pondering and behaving, and carrying on with directly to the main complex and mystery meditative practices of the good Perfection. the lessons during this quantity are drawn principally from the writings of the nice Nyingma grasp Longchenpa and the foundation texts of the Heart Essence of the Dakinis itself. The 3rd Dzogchen Rinpoche starts off by means of discussing the right kind solution to examine and perform the nice Perfection teachings earlier than featuring an outline of the good Perfection lineage and a proof at the that means and value of empowerment. within the chapters that persist with, he provides useful directions at the outer and internal preliminaries, the so-called "ngöndro" practices. those practices let the practitioner to rework and purify the brain, getting ready it for the complicated nice Perfection meditation of Trekchö and Tögal, the leap forward and direct jump.

In addition to the interpretation pointed out above, Great Perfection: Outer and internal Preliminaries incorporates a appealing creation through the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, a latest nice Perfection grasp, and an intensive word list of key nice Perfection terminology.

The middle Essence sequence offers translations of seminal writings at the nice Perfection. starting with the works of the Heart Essence of the Dakinis and the Heart Essence of Vimalamitra, cycles that lie on the middle of the nice Perfection lineage, the sequence goals to supply students, lecturers, and practitioners of those profound teachings with exact and readable translations of crucial nice Perfection texts.

Great Perfection: Separation and Breakthrough, a spouse quantity of constrained teachings, is additionally to be had, containing complex teachings at the separation or rushen practices and the step forward degree of serious Perfection meditation.

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Download Wellsprings of the Great Perfection: The Lives and Insights by Erik Pema Kunsang PDF

By Erik Pema Kunsang

ISBN-10: 9627341576

ISBN-13: 9789627341574

For hundreds of years, Dzogchen, frequently translated because the "Great Perfection," was once a secretly transmitted educating, unknown past the Tibetan tradition. Wellsprings of the good Perfection explains how the Dzogchen teachings got here into the realm, who got them, and during whom they handed. This extraordinary choice of translations, lots of that have by no means sooner than seemed in English, is drawn from an enormous variety of unique classical Tibetan assets and comprises decisions of consciousness songs via early masters of the lineage. The e-book describes the early Dzogchen masters’s lives and what they taught, with specific emphasis on occasions that happened ahead of the lessons have been transmitted to Tibet. more advantageous by way of particularly commissioned line drawings by means of a remarkable dwelling Tibetan artist, in addition to by means of infrequent samples of the paranormal symbolic script of the dakinis, the ebook is either a desirable old rfile and a resource of sacred wisdom and idea.

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Download Turning Confusion into Clarity: A Guide to the Foundation by Matthieu Ricard, Yongey Mingyur, Helen Tworkov PDF

By Matthieu Ricard, Yongey Mingyur, Helen Tworkov

ISBN-10: 1611801214

ISBN-13: 9781611801217

Recommendation and encouragement from a number one religious instructor and well known writer on easy methods to technique the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism.

For somebody attracted to Buddhist perform and philosophy, this ebook provides particular guideline and pleasant and encouraging recommendation for these embarking at the Tibetan Buddhist direction in earnest. by way of delivering information on tips to strategy the method and giving guide for particular meditation and contemplation innovations, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche offers mild but thorough statement, companionship, and concept for committing to the Buddhist path.

Editorial Reviews

“A vigorous, beneficial, and encouraging advisor to the lessons at the foundations of the Vajrayana path.”—Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, writer of insurgent Buddha

“Mingyur Rinpoche’s mastery of the lessons and sophisticated knowing of the brain allow him to catch the root practices in all their readability and transformative strength, demonstrating why they have been so deeply loved by way of the nice masters of the prior and why they're simply as vital for practitioners today.”—Sogyal Rinpoche

“The foundational teachings of ngondro shape the very foundation of Vajrayana Buddhist reports and perform. here's a masterful presentation of those undying teachings through Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, together with his attribute brilliance, mastery of the Buddhadharma, and improved realizing of the modern global. it's a must-read for all who aspire to adopt the imperative perform of ngondro preliminaries.”—Mindrolling Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche

“Mingyur Rinpoche embodies the culmination of deep contemplative perform. A talented instructor, he stocks with us right here his teachings on initial practices for starting the religious direction he publications. And, as we have now come to like, Rinpoche does so along with his infrequent mix of wit, accomplishment, and wisdom.”—Daniel Goleman, writer of Emotional Intelligence

About the Author

YONGEY MINGYUR RINPOCHE, born in Nepal in 1975, is the writer of the acclaimed books the enjoyment of dwelling and cheerful knowledge. His teachings combine the sensible and philosophical disciplines of Tibetan education with the medical and mental orientations of the West. His enthusiasm for explaining Buddhist philosophy and practices in an obtainable variety that addresses the wishes of the trendy international has made him a favourite between a brand new iteration of Tibetan academics. Mingyur Rinpoche is the youngest son of celebrated Tibetan meditation grasp and writer Tulku Urgyen. He all started his formal monastic reviews on the age of 11 and years later entered his first three-year retreat.

HELEN TWORKOV is the founding father of Tricycle: The Buddhist evaluation and writer of Zen in the US: Profiles of 5 academics. Having first encountered Buddhism in Japan and Nepal through the Sixties, she has studied in either the Zen and Tibetan traditions. She all started learning with Mingyur Rinpoche in 2006.

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