Writer’s Free Online Plagiarism Checker

Use Writer’s free online plagiarism checker to detect plagiarized content.  It offers plagiarism checks with no character limit. When part of your text matches something written online or in a database, you’ll get a plagiarism alert with the source […]


Global Reading Habits in 2021 [Infographic]

We read a lot more books in 2020 because of lockdowns. Did we read as much in 2021? That’s what we set about to find out in our 2021 edition of world reading habits. We’ve compiled all of our research into another fascinating infographic. Our infographic reveals which countries are reading the most, what they’re reading, and how the ongoing pandemic continues to impact reading habits across the globe.

Some highlights of our research include:

  • People in India, Thailand, and China spend the most hours reading books per week
  • The romance genre is the most popular among US readers
  • Of all the generations, Millennials read the most books
  • Finland, Poland, and Estonia are Europe’s biggest bookworms
  • Audiobooks are growing in popularity in China
  • The pandemic led to a decrease in literacy rates in developing countries.

Want the low down on exactly how much the world is reading in 2021, and what we’re reading? Check out the infographic below to discover everything you need to know about worldwide reading habits in 2021{…]

[Breaking News] Abiy has ‘special responsibility to end Tigray conflict: Nobel Panel

Oslo (AFP) – The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the Nobel Peace Prize, said Thursday that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who won the honour in 2019, bore special responsibility for ending the bloodshed in Tigray […]

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Preprints: Their Evolving Role in Science Communication

This briefing discusses the history and role of preprints in the biological sciences within the evolving open science landscape. The focus is on the explosive growth of preprints as a publishing model and the associated challenges of maintaining technical infrastructure and establishing sustainable business models. A preprint is a scholarly manuscript posted by the author(s) to a repository or platform to facilitate open and broad sharing of early work without any limitations to access. Currently, there are more than 60 preprint servers representing different subject and geographical domains, each one evolving at a different based on adoption patterns and disciplinary ethos. This briefing will offer invaluable help to those who wish to understand this rapidly evolving publishing model.[…]

Please Stop Using These Phrases in Meetings

Some New Year’s resolutions are more attainable than others. Even at a time when so much is beyond our control, we remain in control of our own speech patterns. And so, as leaders and employees continue to rethink what the modern workplace should look like, including how we gather, perhaps it’s an opportune moment to banish certain phrases from the “meeting-speak” lexicon. To learn what refrains others would be happy to never hear again in a meeting, the author did a bit of crowdsourcing. She presents some of the responses that resonated the most.[…]

Top 10 tech trends that will shape the coming decade, according to McKinsey

These are the 10 top tech trends attracting the attention and funds of investors and technologists.[…]

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