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Category Archives: Research
Oregon Department of Corrections Research and Statistics: http://www.oregon.gov/DOC/RESRCH/pages/index.aspx Access fascinating information on offender populations, program performance and policy impact, both at the county and state level. Categories of data include recidivism rates, mandatory minimum sentencing, compliance with inmate work requirements, … Continue reading
The multidisciplinary reference specialists of The Digital Reference Section (DRS) at the Library of Congress create electronic guides and bibliographies to the Library’s digital resources. Find a complete list of their online bibliographies, research guides, and finding aids here.
Image via Wikipedia The Ranking Web of World Repositories is an initiative from the Cybermetrics Lab, part of the largest public research body in Spain. “The aim of this ranking is to support Open Access initiatives and therefore the free … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia Open Congressional Research Reports for the People http://opencrs.com/ Each year, the American taxpayers provide $100 million for the operating costs of the Congressional Research Service. The Service crafts hundreds of timely research papers and reports, but they … Continue reading
Kansas University is the first public university to offer free online public access to their institution’s scholarly research. They join several private universities in using a new online system that makes this possible. Read more at LJWorld.
Are some books better for society than others? Researchers say that Victorian novels enforce societal norms and contribute to the propagation of altruism and fairness in society. Read more in The Guardian.