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Faction is “a term coined in the 1960’s with the publication of Truman Capote’s novel In Cold Blood to describe a new literary genre consisting of fictional narrative based on real events and/or characters, depicted without disguise.  Unlike historical fiction … Continue reading

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Embargo is “the period during which the articles published in a periodical are not available in online full-text from a  journal aggregator, usually the most recent one to three years.  Journal publishers have established such periods to prevent libraries from … Continue reading

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