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Book of the Month: The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education

Authors:HELLER, Richard FrederickISBN:978-981-16-6506-6Publisher:Springer Nature, 2022Online copy:Download it for freeAbstractThis book is open access and discusses the re-imagining of the higher education sector. It exposes problems that relate to the way that universities have become over-managed business enterprises which may not reflect societal, national, or global educational... Read MoreAboutBook of the Month: The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education »

Featured Journal: Environmental and Sustainability Indicators

 As one of the library's new open-access journals related to the UN's sustainable development goals, this month, the Globethics.net Library team has selected Environmental and Sustainability Indicators as the featured journal of the month.Published by Elsevier, this journal is a companion title to the highly-respected Ecological Indicators. It is an open-access journal... Read MoreAboutFeatured Journal: Environmental and Sustainability Indicators »

New Library collection launched: Ethics and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Globethics.net Library team is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection of resources to our online repository on Ethics and the Sustainable Development Goals. This important expansion of the library follows the recent addition of nine new journals on topics related to sustainable development.The collection is structured according to the 17 Goals defined by the UN 2030... Read MoreAboutNew Library collection launched: Ethics and the Sustainable Development Goals »

Book of the Month: Accessibility and Diversity in the 21st Century University

Authors:BERG, Gary A. and VENIS, Linda.ISBN:978-1-78785-895-4Publisher:IGI GlobalCredo Reference, 2021 [Accessed 28 September 2022]Online copy:Download it for freeAbstractAccessibility and Diversity in the 21st Century University is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the provision of higher educational access to a more diverse population with a specific focus... Read MoreAboutBook of the Month: Accessibility and Diversity in the 21st Century University »

Book of the Month: Higher Education Institutions and Sustainable Development

Subtitle:Implementing a Whole-Institution ApproachEditors:Marco Rieckmann and Inka BormannISBN:978-3-03936-989-8Publisher:MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020Online copy:Download it for freeAbstractSustainability is an urgent developmental task for our society and is attracting increasing attention. Therefore, higher education institutions (HEIs) are also called... Read MoreAboutBook of the Month: Higher Education Institutions and Sustainable Development »

New OA journals related to Sustainable Development

 Nine new open-access journals on topics related to Sustainable Development have been recently added to the Globethics.net Library Journals A to Z list.Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals, and especially goal 4 - to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all -, is a key driver for Globethics.net's vision,... Read MoreAboutNew OA journals related to Sustainable Development »

Book of the Month: Arts and Health Promotion

Subtitle:Tools and Bridges for Practice, Research, and Social TransformationEditors:J. Hope Corbin, Mariana Sanmartino, Emily Alden Hennessy, Helga Bjørnøy UrkeISBN:978-3-030-56417-9Publisher:Springer 2022Online copy:Download it for free  AbstractThis open-access book offers an overview of the beautiful, powerful, and dynamic array of opportunities to promote health through the arts... Read MoreAboutBook of the Month: Arts and Health Promotion »

Book of the Month: Friendship and Technology

Author:PETRICINI, TiffanyISBN:978-1-003-18881-0Publisher:Taylor & Francis 2022Online copy:Download it for free  AbstractThis book explores the nature of technology – participatory media in particular – and its effects on our friendships and our fundamental sense of togetherness.Situating the notion of friendship in the modern era, the author examines the possibilities... Read MoreAboutBook of the Month: Friendship and Technology »

Featured Library collections: Ethics, Education and Religion

 Do you know about the rich and fascinating Globethics.net Library collections on ethics, education and religion?The world's largest free online library on applied ethics and theology is conveniently categorised according to thematic collections, making your research a whole lot easier and less time-consuming. So, if you're specifically looking for resources on Educational... Read MoreAboutFeatured Library collections: Ethics, Education and Religion »

Book of the Month: Intercultural Approaches to Education

Authors:AKKARO, Abdeljalil and RADHOUANE MyriamISBN:978-3-03070-825-2Publisher:Springer Nature 2022Online copy:Download it for free  AbstractThis open-access book provides an analysis of contemporary societies and schools shaped by cultural diversity, globalization and migration. This diversity is necessarily reflected in education systems and requires the promotion of intercultural ... Read MoreAboutBook of the Month: Intercultural Approaches to Education »