Bringing Communities Together with Secure and Accessible Software Solutions

We enable libraries to focus on their patrons and the services they enjoy, which is why we love providing a full suite of software solutions that are modernized, 508 compliant, aesthetically pleasing, and exceed security protocol.


Librarians helping researchers avoid predatory journals and publishers

Preparing to publish a research output can be daunting, especially if it is for the first time. It is not always easy to identify a trusted publisher!

Our checklist for journals is available in over forty languages, and our checklist for books and chapters is available in thirteen languages. If you have not visited our website for a while, please take a moment to look. Our new website makes it easier for researchers and librarians to use our tools. The checklists are now interactive and downloadable.[…]

Science Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers of English

This book is designed to enable non-native English speakers to write science research for publication in English. It can also be used by English speakers and is a practical, user-friendly book intended as a fast, do-it-yourself guide for those whose English language proficiency is above intermediate. The approach is based on material developed from teaching graduate students at Imperial College London and has been extensively piloted. The book guides the reader through the process of writing science research and will also help with writing a Master’s or Doctoral thesis in English.

Science writing is much easier than it looks because the structure and language are conventional. The aim of this book is to help the reader discover a template or model for science research writing and then to provide the grammar and vocabulary tools needed to operate that model. There are five units: Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion/Conclusion and Abstract. The reader develops a model for each section of the research article through sample texts and exercises; this is followed by a Grammar and Writing Skills section designed to respond to frequently-asked questions as well as a Vocabulary list including examples of how the words and phrases are to be used. […]

The True Cost Of The Qatar 2022 World Cup | True Cost | Business Insider

In November, Qatar will become the first country in the Middle East to host the World Cup. But preparing the tiny desert nation for the tournament came with an alarming human toll.

[አርሲና የስንዴ ምርት] የአርሲ አርሶ አደር ከግብርና ቴክኖሎጂ ጋር ወትሮም ብዙም አይራራቅም ለማለት ነው።

በአርሲ ዞን በሁለት ወረዳ በ2000 G.C (ከ 22 አመት በፊት) የተደረገ ጥናት እንደሚያሳየው ከሆነ በአርሲ ዞን ገደብ ወረዳ ከተመረተው የስንዴ ምርት ውስጥ 78% የሚሆነው በኮምባይነር የተሰበሰበ ሲሆን ቀሪው 22% ብቻ ነበር በሰው ጉልበት የተሰበሰበው። በተመሳሳይ ወቅት ላይ በዚሁ አርሲ ዞን ኢተያ ወረዳ ውስጥ 59% የሚሆነው የስንዴ ምርት የተሰበሰበው በኮንባይነር ሲሆን ቀሪው 41% በሰው ጉልበት ነበር የተሰበሰበው።

የአርሲ አርሶ አደር ከግብርና ቴክኖሎጂ ጋር ወትሮም ብዙም አይራራቅም ለማለት ነው።

በወቅቱ የተደረገው ሙሉ ጥናቱ ….A Comparative Assessment of Combine Harvesting Vis-à-vis Conventional Harvesting and Threshing in Arsi Region, Ethiopia…Download

Academic Phrasebank

The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for writers. It makes explicit the more common phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of academic writing.

A Bird’s eye view of Hawassa University: Main Campus, Sidama, Ethiopia

The main campus of HU is located north of Hawassa city in Sidaama National Regional State along the highway connecting Addis Ababa with the southernmost town of Moyale on the Kenyan border. It occupies 73 hectares of land between the Industrial Park Development Corporation (IPDC) and the main building, hosting the Council of Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples from South to North, respectively.

It is the abode of four colleges and two institutes: the College of Education, the College of Law and Governance, the College of Natural and Computational Sciences, the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Institute of Policy and Development Research, and the Institute of Sidaama Studies.

Besides, it serves as the seat of HU’s management body, including the President, Vice Presidents, Registrar, Academic Program Directorate, School of Graduate Studies, Office of External Relations and Communications, Public Relations and Communications Directorate, International Relations and Alumni Affairs Directorate, and many more.

Source: HU Official FB Page

4 Steps to Read Difficult Texts Faster (Academic Speed Reading Comprehension)

Many speed reading techniques are only suited for low to moderate difficulty texts. Anyone who has used these techniques will know how difficult it is to sustain them persistently for study sessions that might be several hours long. It can be exhausting!

Justin Sung is an ex-junior doctor who is passionate about creating efficient and meaningful change. He believes that a culture of spoon-feeding and tutoring is a societal issue and that most people are not making good career decisions – especially around medicine. He has worked with thousands of students for over 10 years, teaching them to manage their studies and time more efficiently using evidence-based and rigorously field-tested techniques.

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