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    Following Muhammad: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World

    Carl Ernst (2003). . (North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press.) "Following Muhammad" is a highly readable introduction to both contemporary Islam as well as Islamic studies. Ernst, a professor of religion at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explicitly addresses a Western audience as he introduces both historical content as well as a framework for construction of knowledge about religion. His methodology in highly compatible with a Cultural Studies approach to teaching about religion and this text is recommended as a general introduction to Islam for teachers and Read more about Following Muhammad: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World

    Test

    This is another test of the blog. ..

    Welcome to the Universe

    We want to test this Open Scholar platoform to see if people from outside our collaboraton can particpate easily, so comment away!

    Transition's new website

    Welcome everyone. We're testing this page to see if OpenScholar can offer us all the functionality we're looking for. So far, we have a blog w/comment capability, slideshow, video, etc...what else do we want?

    Harvard Library Lab Video

    Originally, Wolbach UX started out as a gesture and touch-based technology adapted for use at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) John G. Wolbach Library. The Wolbach UX project has now grown into a bigger project called Harvard Library UX which now includes 3 other libraries at Harvard. In the spring we intend to introduce the SUR40 and new software created for the project to the student community and conduct a usability test.
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    SUR40 arrives @ the Harvard Library

    We just received 3 Surface tables at the Wolbach Library. The other 2 tables will be delivered to Widener next week, then on to Cabot and Lamont Libraries. After some initial delivery confusion, unpacking and partial setup, one Surface is now running with only Bing. In the user manual, there are many more apps displayed. We got the Bing only version apparently. For now though, it works and it looks amazing!

    Read more about SUR40 arrives @ the Harvard Library

    Longer blog post test

    This is a test post, to see how a longer post looks with the blog at the bottom of this website below the map.  The blog can also be put on the left hand side of the map. 

    This is  a test post, to see how a longer post looks with the blog at the bottom of this website below the map.  The blog can also be put on the left hand side of the map.  This is a test post, to see how a longer post looks with the blog at the bottom of this website below the map.  The blog can also be put on the left hand side of the map.

    Networked Environment

    Building a networked environment to compare different modes of publishing/assessment

    Attribution Metrics

    Comparing different attribution metrics in a large-scale study.
    New metrics for credit and attribution, and attribution of non-publication scholarly works.

    New Forms of Publishing

    Creating new forms of publishing that better integrate data / Getting rewarded for creating (meta)data.

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