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All inquiries regarding Fellowships should be made to the Institute Manager ( The Warburg Institute The Warburg Institute is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the classical tradition - in the sense of those elements in European thought, art and institutions that have evolved out of the cultures of the ancient world. Its Library and Photographic Collection are designed and arranged to encourage research into the processes by which one culture learns from another and by which different fields of thought and art act on each other. They are particularly concerned with continuities between the ancient Mediterranean civilizations and the cultural and intellectual history of post-classical Europe, especially in the period to c. 1800. The Institute is offering a number of short-term Fellowships of two, three or four months for tenure in the academic year 2014-15. Fellowship DetailsBrian…

The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia Short Term Fellowship Program.

Funding Announcement

The NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia is pleased to announce a new Short-Term Fellowship Program that will launch in the 2014-2015 academic year. Short-Term Fellowships are designed to facilitate research in local collections, expose visitors to the intellectual life of the Russian field at NYU and in the greater New York community, and acquaint faculty and graduate students at NYU with the most recent world-wide trends in the study of Russia.

The fellowship program is geared toward scholars who have earned their doctoral degrees or equivalents. Fellowships can be awarded for use during any period of the year, lasting up to a maximum of one month. Candidates should supply a one-page written description of their current research and demonstrate their need to conduct research and open professional contacts in the New York area; a CV; a list of at least three referees; and up to three preferred time-periods for a proposed visit. Stipends of up $5,000 m…

The SAE International Digital Library of Technical Papers at UC Berkeley.

In October 2013, five campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and Riverside) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the SAE International Digital Library of Technical Papers: SAE, formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers, is a U.S. based but internationally active professional association and standards organization that serves the global engineering community with primary emphasis in the transport industries that include automotive, aerospace and commercial vehicles.    Founded in 1905 by magazine publishers Peter Heldt (The Horseless Age) and Horace Swetland (The Automobile), who covered the expanding automobile manufacturing enterprise in the U.S., membership steadily increased. Today, SAE exceeds 121,000 members, 30% from outside North America, actively engaged in all sectors of STEM education and research in science, technology, engineering and math.    Content in this resource allows users at these five campuses …


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS  FUNDED POSITIONS FOR CITIZENS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU, ESTONIA Invitation to apply for grants offered by the AURORA consortium financed by the European Union within Erasmus Mundus Programme This call is meant for Russian students, university graduates, and researchers and academics who want obtain an MA or Ph.D. degree at the University of Tartu, ORwish to become postdoctoral fellows at the same institution, ORwish to spend 1-3 months at the University of Tartu as visiting scholars.This call targets students and academics working in the areas of: Political Science, International relations, European Studies, Russian Studies, and Baltic Sea Region Studies. Ph.D. and postdoc opportunities may also be available in Law, Economics and History (provided that there is a match between the proposed research project and available supervising capacity). AURORA is a …

NISO Virtual Conference: Web-Scale Discovery Services: Transforming Access to Library Resources

NISO Virtual Conference: Web-Scale Discovery Services: Transforming Access to Library Resources November 20, 2013
11:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)About the ConferenceAgendaEvent SlidesEvent Q&ARegistration
Can't make it on the conference day? Register now and gain access to the archive for one year.System Requirements:
You will need a computer for the presentations and Q&A. Audio is available through the computer (broadcast) and by telephone. We recommend you have a set-up for telephone audio as back-up even if you plan to use the broadcast audio as the voice over Internet isn't 100% reliable.
Please check your system in advance to make sure it meets theCisco WebEx requirements. It is your responsibility to ensure that your system is properly set up before each webinar begins.About the Virtual Conference Web-scale Discovery Services are becoming an integral part of libraries' information gathering arsenal. These services are able to use a single interface to seamlessl…