Taylor & Francis Group has launched the pilot of a new book publishing concept, Open Plus Books, that fuses the traditional print and Open Access books model with F1000's Open Research publishing model.
The new Palgrave Macmillan book, Hope, by Tia De Nora provides a concise, interdisciplinary perspective on the emotion and practice of 'hope'. Based on the idea that hope is a dream that we carry in different ways, the five chapters draw on the author's original research and align it with literature on the sociology of culture and emotion, to explore the concept in relation to cultural and community practices and mental health.
The new Springer book, The Cinema in Flux, by lifetime innovator Lenny Lipton, explores the history of cinema technology by upending the conception that the medium began at the end of the 19th century. A major thesis of the book is that cinema, the projection of motion, began with the invention of the magic lantern in the 17th century.
In the fall of 2019, TTUHSC's Ariel Santos, M.D., MPH, joined 15 other U.S. telemedicine experts at the headquarters of the Association of American Medical Colleges to develop a competency-based curriculum for telemedicine. In March that goal was achieved when AAMC published, "Telehealth Competencies Across the Learning Continuum." The guide is intended for people who develop curricula within the field of medicine and for those learning to practice or continuing their professional development.
The explosion of satire in the Georgian period saw philosophers worry mockery could lead to abuse, research shows.
Marilisa Jiménez Garcia's new book, Side by Side, U.S. Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture, is the first extensive study of Puerto Rican literature for youth, from both Puerto Rico and the diaspora, through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
This book is solution-oriented in that the findings and recommendations are intended to be actionable by stakeholders and decision-makers who were an integral part of the research process. The regional and sectoral focus of the assessment, based on newly developed Representative Agricultural Pathways, enables tailoring to specific and unique soil-crop-climate conditions regionally and globally. These efforts have helped to advance the state of scientific understanding, knowledge, and access to observations, models, and analysis tools.
Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Richard Holden, PhD, a national leader patient ergonomics -- the application of human factors engineering and psychology to the design and evaluation of patient-facing technology to enhance health -- is the co-editor of the newly released two volume "The Patient Factor: A Handbook on Patient Ergonomics." The books focus on applications of patient ergonomics in real world settings.
Forgery of official documents by monks was rife across medieval Europe because of social changes and the growing importance of the written word, a new book shows.
Ohio University mathematics professor Winfried Just's new book COVID-19: Unmasked -- The News, the Science, and Common Sense tackles the persistent and sometimes controversial questions people have been asking about COVID-19 in a new, conversational way.