Daily Archives February 8, 2006

Google Scholar. A broad search for scholarly literature. Users can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. [Recents Items] [Bill: Education - International]

McDonalds looks overseas to fill WA jobs. The fast food chain McDonald's has started recruiting workers from the Philippines to combat labour shortages in Western Australia's north-west. [ABC News: Business Stories]

Education : Measures of quality and impact in publicly-funded humanities, arts and social sciences research. This CHASS report into the evaluation process for humanities, arts and social sciences research claims to have found a fairer and more inclusive way to identify the most important and useful research in Australia. [Creative Economy : Topic Articles]

The Age Newspaper reports today: VICTORIA'S teachers union has moved to ease concern about its support for private funding of school buildings, releasing a list of conditions it says will protect public schools from privatisation. In a document sent to members this week, the Australian Education Union's Victorian branch said public-private partnerships should only be used for the building and…