Harvard University's Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) has created the Harvard WorldMap, "an online, open-source mapping platform developed to lower barriers for scholars who wish to explore, visualize, edit, and publish geospatial information." Launched in 2011, WorldMap was created in part to provide a mapping platform that supports large datasets that also allows collaboration. This feature-rich tool enables anyone to create their own online mapping portal, upload large GIS layers and
Google is making it easier to wipe out your search history. Google stores everything you search for on Google.com when you’re logged into your Google Account. Clearing your browser history won’t clear what’s on Google’s servers. More privacy controls are coming to Google in 2019
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to collect, organize, cite, and share research and information It captures web pages, creates file libraries of links and material and can create citations.In all it is a brilliant free tool for capturing and filing web links and any other material. I love it!
The Guardian's collection of Audio Long Reads features in-depth essays read by voice actors. Each Audio Long Read is selected from the newspaper's long-read articles, which feature examinations of a wide range of topics and issues penned by journalists, academics, and others. For instance, in a recent episode, actress Lucy Scott reads Jacob Mikanowski's "Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet." Each Audio Long Read is approximately 30- 40 minutes in length .
Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts, a strategy guide from ReadWriteThink. The guide has multiple suggestions for explaining the difference between argument and persuasion, as well as downloadable handouts, links to sample essays for illustration, and links to related ReadWriteThink resources. This strategy guide was published by the U.S. National Council of Teachers of English