The Publishing Unit of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center seeks to serve the electronic publishing needs of the University of Wisconsin-Madison community through the cost-effective online distribution of journals and conference proceedings. As a component of the Libraries' commitment to play an active role in the changing landscape of scholarly publishing, the Digital Publishing Program forwards the ideals of the open access movement while supporting the tenets of the Wisconsin Idea.
The International Journal of Screendance is a new, international, artist-led journal exploring the field of Screendance. It is the first-ever scholarly journal wholly dedicated to this growing area of worldwide interdisciplinary practice.
The Journal of Insect Science is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing papers in all aspects of the biology of insects and other arthropods from the molecular to the ecological, and their agricultural and medical impact. Freely available to individuals and institutions, it provides a viable alternative to excessively priced scientific journals.
Networks offers a place for sharing reports of action research in which teachers at all levels may reflect on classroom practice through research ventures, and provides space for discussion of other ways in which educational practitioners use inquiry as a tool to learn about their work and improve its effectiveness.
Published since 1959 by the Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English, the Wisconsin English Journal provides readers with thoughtful and timely articles on a variety of topics related to the improvement of instruction in all the English language arts, primarily at the secondary and post-secondary levels.
Over the years the International Cryocooler Conference has become the preeminent worldwide conference for the presentation of the latest developments and test experiences with cryocoolers; this is the 14th volume in the conference series.
Over the years the International Cryocooler Conference has become the preeminent worldwide conference for the presentation of the latest developments and test experiences with cryocoolers; this is the 15th volume in the conference series.
These proceedings are a collection of papers and presentations given at the 2007 Practicing Jews: Art, Identity and Culture Conference. Through papers, presentations, performances, and dialogue, the conference engages the questions that arise out of the intersection of art, theory, performance and Jewish identity.
Performing Histories, Inscribing Jewishness examines aspects of Jewish identity across disciplines in the broadest sense, inclusive of the practices of music, the visual arts, performance, new media, photography, dance, spoken word, and any other sub-genre or categorization that might be applicable to the question of Jewish Identity in the arts.
Women readers, editors, librarians, authors, journalists, booksellers, and thers are the subjects in this stimulating collection on modern print culture and the forces that affected women's lives in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The most comprehensive account of the women who, as librarians, editors, and founders of the Horn Book, shaped the modern children's book industry between 1919 and 1939.
The stories, poems, and histories presented in the three volumes of South African Voices were selected from an immense and superbly documented collection of primary-source material collected by Professor Harold Scheub. The collection includes 7,410 recorded performances and related materials compiled between 1967 and 1976.
This translation of Beowulf, while remaining reasonably faithful to the sense of the original, attempts to imitate its acoustic features -- its rhythm, meter and alliteration -- more closely than other translations. Accordingly, this work includes an audio stream in which the translator provides a reading of his version of the poem.
Includes a wide range of materials that will enable interested persons to familiarize themselves with the work of the Icelandic poet and natural scientist Jónas Hallgrímsson (1807-1845), and to have at their fingertips resources contributing to an understanding and appreciation of that work.