TITLE

Traversing the information landscape with Fulbright scholarship

AUTHOR(S)
Hughes, Hilary
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
inCite;Dec2010, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience as the beneficiary of the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program.
ACCESSION #
64166344

 

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