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ISAA RESEARCH GRANTS

Two research grants at $500 each are available for current members of ISAA and those taking up membership by 14 September 2018. Applicants must not be in full-time employment.

Applicants are invited to submit an application (1) outlining the research they intend to do; (2) how the grant will assist them in their research, providing a timeline and indication of expenditure; and (3) confirming that this research is not otherwise funded.

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ABC LIBRARY CLOSURES

Diana Wyndham

The proposed ABC Library closures will cause irreversible harm and the loss will affect us all, as Ray Bradbury made clear in Fahrenheit 451. There is little difference between dumping, storing or burning books – empty book shelves in a Berlin memorial are a mute reminder of the horrors of the 10 May 1933 Nazi book burnings. Fanatics tried to rid the world of printed knowledge – now administrators...

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VISIONS OF SYDNEY UPDATE!!

Independent Scholars Association of Australia - NSW Chapter

Annual Seminar, in conjunction with

State Library of NSW

The 1788 arrival of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove with the 11 ships of the First Fleet saw the displacement of the peoples of the Eora Nation and the establishment of the British penal colony that would become Sydney Town and, eventually, the city of Sydney. From a Georgian town to a global city, what...

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NCIS

Volume 1 of The Independent Scholar (TIS) is now live

at:http://ncis.org/the-independent-scholar/tis

TIS is open access and available to all scholars worldwide. You retain copyright of your own paper, and can circulate it as much as you like, but please ensure that you cite its publication in TIS, with the appropriate page numbers for your own contribution. 
If you publish a version in a...

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ISAA MEMBERS TALK ABOUT WHY THEY ARE IN ISAA

Lawyer-turned-writer: The exchange of ideas between scholars at ISAA’s national and local forums is invigorating. I was provided with informal opportunities to speak about my work to curious scholars from diverse disciplines.

Historian: As an ex-academic, I value ISAA as a substitute for the interdisciplinary insights of 'corridor chat'. ISSA members tend to be active and engaged, so are a constant inspiration.

Administrator:ISAA is successful because it regularly attracts high profile and authoritative speakers....

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Access eJournals and eBooks Through the National Library of Australia

Have you considered registering for a library card through the National Library of Australia's website?  A library card is your key to accessing a wide range of databases, ebooks and ejournals on topics of interest to all independent scholars.  To do this, select the 'Get a Library card' option on the National Library’s homepage https://www.nla.gov.au/getalibrarycard/, complete the short form, and a card will be posted to your residential address,...

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