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"The Discipline of Organizing" for Kids book cover

"The Discipline of Organizing" for Kids

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Author(s): Robert J Glushko

Last updated: 28/05/2023

“The Discipline of Organizing for Kids” is an adaptation of an award-winning college/professional book called “The Discipline of Organizing” (also available in open-access Pressbooks format). That book defines organizing as a new discipline that combines concepts and methods from many fields, especially library science and computer science, with some help from psychology, philosophy, economics, law, and other areas of study. This book for kids is aimed at children in late elementary or early middle school because at this age kids face many organizing challenges as they transition from one teacher in elementary school to different teachers for each subject. This significant change requires students to organize their time, their schoolwork and supplies, and their study habits with much less help from their teachers. That’s why they need the organizing concepts and skills that this book will teach them.

A Few Stories in Attic Greek: Adapted to Accompany Hansen & Quinn (11-20) book cover

A Few Stories in Attic Greek: Adapted to Accompany Hansen & Quinn (11-20)

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Author(s): Christopher Jelen

Institution(s): University of California, Berkeley

Last updated: 03/01/2023

Interpreting Love Narratives in East Asian Literature and Film book cover

Interpreting Love Narratives in East Asian Literature and Film

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)   English

Author(s): John R. Wallace

Subject(s): Literature: history and criticism, Film history, theory or criticism


Last updated: 07/12/2022

This book explores the role of traditional East Asian worldviews, ethical values, and common practices in the shaping of East Asian narratives in literature and film. It offers a specific method for this analysis. The interpretive goal is to arrive at interpretations that more accurately engage cultural information so that narratives are understood more closely in terms of their native cultural rather than that of the reader/interpreter. Current neuroscience related to processes of perception and the attribution of meaning form the basis for the theory of interpretation offered in the first half of the volume.
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UC Berkeley Pressbooks Guidelines

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Author(s): Office of Scholarly Communication Services, UC Berkeley

Publisher: UC Berkeley Library

Last updated: 22/09/2022

Building Legal Literacies for Text Data Mining book cover

Building Legal Literacies for Text Data Mining

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Author(s): Scott Althaus, David Bamman, Sara Benson, Brandon Butler, Beth Cate, Kyle K. Courtney, Sean Flynn, Maria Gould, Cody Hennesy, Eleanor Dickson Koehl, Thomas Padilla, Stacy Reardon, Matthew Sag, Rachael Samberg, Brianna L. Schofield, Megan Senseney, Timothy Vollmer, Glen Worthey

Editor(s): Rachael Samberg, Timothy Vollmer

Publisher: University of California, Berkeley

Last updated: 19/05/2022

Until now, humanities researchers conducting text data mining in the U.S. have had to maneuver through a thicket of legal issues without much guidance or assistance.

UC Berkeley Library led more than a dozen institutions in submitting (and receiving) a grant to create a National Endowment for the Humanities Institute entitled Building Legal Literacies for Text Data Mining (Building LLTDM). We wanted to empower digital humanities researchers and professionals (librarians, consultants, and other institutional staff) to confidently navigate United States law, policy, ethics, and risk within digital humanities text data mining projects—so that they could more easily engage in this type of research and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

On June 23-26, 2020, we welcomed 32 digital humanities researchers and professionals to the institute. After months of preparation, we had been looking forward to working and learning together at UC Berkeley, but the world had other plans. Due to the global health crisis, we had to transform our planned in-person, intensive workshop into an interactive and relevant remote experience.

The pandemic meant we had to transition everything online. The substantive content was pre-recorded and delivered in a flipped classroom model. Faculty created a series of short videos, and shared readings relevant to the legal literacies. We also provided the video transcripts and slides to participants to promote accessibility and accommodate multiple learning styles.

This book explores the legal literacies covered during the virtual institute, including copyright (both U.S. and international law), technological protection measures, privacy, and ethical considerations. It describes in detail how we developed and delivered the 4-day institute, and also provides ideas for hosting shorter literacy teaching sessions. Finally, we offer reflections and take-aways on the institute.

The Discipline of Organizing: 4th Professional Edition book cover

The Discipline of Organizing: 4th Professional Edition

CC BY-NC (Attribution NonCommercial)   English

Author(s): Robert J. Glushko

Editor(s): Robert J. Glushko

Subject(s): Information theory

Publisher: Robert J. Glushko

Last updated: 14/04/2022

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition book cover

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

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Author(s): Claude H. Potts, curator

Editor(s): Claude H. Potts, curator, Achille Bocus, ed., Fedora Gertzman, ed., Steve Mendoza, Brenda Rosado

Subject(s): Bilingualism and multilingualism, Language and Linguistics, Language: reference and general, Language: history and general works, Language acquisition, Language teaching and learning, Language self-study, Language learning for academic, technical and scientific purposes, Ethnic groups and multicultural studies, Literature: history and criticism, Literary studies: ancient, classical and medieval, Literary studies: fiction, novelists and prose writers

Publisher: The University Library, University of California, Berkeley

Last updated: 28/02/2022

This online library exhibition celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. Taking place between February 2019 and October 2020, it was the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that built on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis — librarians, professors, lecturers, staff, and students. Since its founding in 1868, students and faculty at UC Berkeley have concerned themselves with a breathtaking range of languages. In support of teaching and research, the University Library, which collects and preserves materials in all languages, now boasts a collection of more than thirteen million volumes. It is among the largest academic libraries in the U.S. with more than one third of its print resources in more than 500 non-English languages.

Euripides Scholia: Scholia on Orestes 1–500 book cover

Euripides Scholia: Scholia on Orestes 1–500

CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike)   English

Author(s): Donald J. Mastronarde

Editor(s): Donald J. Mastronarde

Subject(s): Ancient, classical and medieval texts

Last updated: 10/09/2020

Scholia are the annotations found in medieval manuscripts of Greek authors. They are found in the margins and between the lines of a primary text, or occasionally gathered in a separate codex or section of a codex. The annotations represent an amalgamation of commentary and glosses made over a long period of time, from the 2nd century BCE to the Renaissance, and designed for a wide spectrum of users, from professional scholars and advanced teachers to learners using the primary text as a means of learning classical Greek vocabulary, grammar, and style.
This edition is part of a long-term, open-ended project to provide a more extensive accounting of the annotations on the tragedies of Euripides than ever before. This book provides an edition of the prefatory material (argumenta) and scholia on the first 500 lines of Orestes: about 9000 items drawn from over 30 manuscripts.
This is eBook version of the online edition of scholia at, covering Release 1 (2020) with the annotations on Euripides, Orestes 1–500. This version is intended for digital preservation purposes. Updates and greater functionality are available at the online site.