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Blog 7

May 3, 2009

The topic: Biology: Science Direct and BioOne

The first database.

  1. What is the name of the database?

Academic Search Complete

  1. What disciplines or areas does it cover?

Academic Electronic journals.

 

 What languages are the materials in?

English and other many languages

  1. How often is the database updated?

regularly

  1. Is it available off-campus?

 yes

  1. Is full-text available?

Yes

bLOG 9

May 3, 2009

The Topic:

Freedom of speech in the Middle East.

Google News:

The latest storY:

Citation:

Global voices online » MENA: Reflections on durban II. Retrieved 5/3/2009, 2009, from http://globalvoicesonline.org/2009/04/22/mena-reflections-on-durban-ii/

 

Lexis Nexis

Latest Story:Middle East tensions flare at universities

Citation:

Moorehead, C. (2005). In the name of security. Index on Censorship, 34(1), 31-36.        doi:10.1080/03064220512331339436

bLOG 8

April 29, 2009
  • the names of the two data bases:
  • Physics: ProQuest Science Journals and Science Direct
  • Moorehead, C. (2005). In the name of security. Index on Censorship, 34(1), 31-36. doi:10.1080/03064220512331339436
  • The Topic: nuclear physics and peaceful applications
  •  Political Science: CIAO and PAIS International
  •  The topic: Freedom of speech in the Middle east
  • Media-charter: Pan-arab media charter is challenged.(2008). The Middle East Reporter Weekly, 127(1492), 13-13. Retrieved from PAIS International database.
  • Andersen, L. E. (2008). Freedom of speech, battle over values, and the political symbolism of the muhammad drawing: An analysis of how the cartoon crisis about the muhammad drawings developed in 2006 Danish Institute Internat Studies. Retrieved from http://www.diis.dk/graphics/Publications/Reports%202008/R08-6_Freedom_of_Speech_Political_Symbolism_of_the_Muhammad_Drawings.pdf
  • blog 6

    March 29, 2009

    1-The research question: What effect does violence in the media have on children?

    2- Related disciplines: Psychology, Sociology, and Mass communication (ethics)

    3- Majors related: Psychology, Sociology, and journalism and Mass communication (ethics)

    4- The two data bases:

     PsycARTICLES (EBSCOhost)  because it has “Full text articles on current issues in psychology from 1988 to present” as the website describes it. 

    ScienceDirect  as it has full text articles.

    So they are very useful as they contain full text articles and EBSCOhost has high credibility also.

    Blog 5. Unit 6

    March 24, 2009

    1)The topic: Torture in Egypt.

    The author’s name: Atef Shahhat. 

    The title of the book:  “Torture in Egypt ” a judicial reality “

    The publisher:  the Human Right Center for the Assistance of Prisoners (HRCAP) (Cairo)

    The year of publication: 2001

    The book’s call number:  JC599.E3 S53 2001

     

    2. A book published between 2002 and 2004:

    The author’s name: Asad, Talal.

    The title of the book:  Formations of the secular [electronic resource] : Christianity, Islam, modernity

    The publisher:  Stanford University Press, in 2003. 269 p. ; 24 cm.

    3- Movie held by Auc:

    Title: Hand in hand for combating torture in Egypt.

    Publisher: Cairo : The Human Rights Center for the assistance of prisoners, 2002.

    Blog 4

    March 3, 2009

    1.My choosen topic: Torture in Egypt

    My search statement: Tortur* AND Egypt*.

    2.*  I found  16 articles result

    * Citation (APA):

    Moorehead, C. (2005, January). IN THE NAME OF SECURITY. Index on Censorship, 34(1), 31-36. Retrieved March 3,2009, doi:10.1080/03064220512331339436. AUC library.

    3. I have found 4 scholarly journal articles.

    Article: “In the name of security”

    Its Citation (MLA)

    Moorehead, Caroline. “IN THE NAME OF SECURITY.” Index on Censorship 34.1 (Jan. 2005): 31-36. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. AUC Library, Cairo, Egypt. 3 Mar. 2009 http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=16917883&site=ehost-live.

    4. The article is:

    “Clinton’s Last Push for Peace.”

    Citation:

    Jones, Lucy. “Clinton’s Last Push for Peace.” Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 20.2 (Mar. 2001): 33. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. [Library name], [City], [State abbreviation]. 3 Mar. 2009 <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=4153403&site=ehost-live&gt;.

     

     

    UNIT 3

    March 3, 2009

    1.The Research question: “How has globalization affected Egypt and Egyptians?”

    2.The search statement: globalization effect* AND Egypt*

    3. Citations.

    A) The first article: Apostasy in Egypt: Contemporary Cases of Ḥisbah.

    Olsson, Susanne. “Apostasy in Egypt: Contemporary Cases of Ḥisbah.” Muslim World 98.1 (Jan. 2008): 95-115. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. AUC Library, Cairo, Egypt. 3 Mar. 2009 http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=28530843&site=ehost-live.

     

     

    B) The second article’s title:

    “Building a New “World Fashion”: Islamic Dress in the Twenty-first Century.”

    Citation:(MLA)

    Akou, Heather Marie. “Building a New “World Fashion”: Islamic Dress in the Twenty-first Century.” Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture 11.4 (Dec. 2007): 403-421. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. AUC library, Cairo, Egypt. 3 Mar. 2009 http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=28159216&site=ehost-live.

     

     

    Blog Unit #4

    March 2, 2009

    1. What is the relationship between dieting and anorexia?

    2. 45 articles were there for the year 2004. Citation: Williams, A. (2004, November 25). SELF-HARM GAP FILLS UP. Community Care, Retrieved March 2, 2009, from Academic Search Complete database.

    3. 504 articles were there for scholarly journals. citation: Haleem, Darakhshan Jabeen. “Exaggerated feedback control decreases brain serotonin concentration and elicits hyperactivity in a rat model of diet-restriction-induced anorexia nervosa.” Appetite 52.1 (Feb. 2009): 44-50. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. [Library name], [City], [State abbreviation]. 2 Mar. 2009 <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=35512525&site=ehost-live&gt;

    4. Jones, Lucy. “Clinton’s Last Push for Peace.” Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 20.2 (Mar. 2001): 33. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. [Library name], [City], [State abbreviation]. 2 Mar. 2009 <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=4153403&site=ehost-live&gt;.

    My search results

    February 15, 2009

    My search was (“freedom of speech” AND Egypt ) through Academic search complete database.

    1- the first Article

    citation:

    “Open economy, closed politics.” Economist 351.8123 (12 June 1999): 40-40. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. [Library name], [City], [State abbreviation]. 15 Feb. 2009 http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=1922046&site=ehost-live.

    the subject terms:

                *PRESIDENTS
                           *POLITICAL stability
                       *OPPOSITION (Political science)
                     MUBARAK, Muhammad Husni, 1928-
                    EGYPT — Politics & government

     

     

     

    The second article:

    Works Cited

    Radsch, Courtney C. “Speaking Truth to Power: The Changing Role of Journalism in Egypt.” Conference Papers — International Studies Association (2007 Annual Meeting 2007): 1-24. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. [Library name], [City], [State abbreviation]. 15 Feb. 2009 http://0-search.ebscohost.com.lib.aucegypt.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=26959782&site=ehost-live.

     

    subject terms:

    *JOURNALISM
    *MASS media
    *POLITICAL participation
    *FREEDOM of the press
    *FREEDOM of speech

     

    Amr Alaa Eldin Mostafa

    900072341

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    February 8, 2009

    Name: Amr Alaa Eldin Mostafa

    ID: 900072341

    Major: Mechanical engineering

    Class: freshman(o7)

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