Partners and links
Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA)
The Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) provides professional development resources, events, and networking opportunities for textbook authors and authors of scholarly journal articles and books. TAA offers a wide array of resources and benefits to help you navigate your path to writing success, including webinars, grants, a templates & samples library, books, a quarterly print newsletter, a professional directory, and an online member community. http://www.TAAonline.net
ABACUS – University of Cambridge
The Association of British And Chinese University Students (ABACUS) at The University Of Cambridge is the oldest chapter of ABACUS. It remains centred on socialising, meeting new people and having fun. Events throughout the year include the ABACUS Boat Party on the River Thames, Funkyard (the biggest Oriental club-night in Cambridge), Garden Party and many other smaller events like formals, dim sum and karaoke. For more information, check out our website: www.abacuscambridge.org.uk
College Life is the only international student hub that helps you glide through your studies in the Netherlands. On College Life, you can find information about student jobs, student deals & student finance. Since 2014, College Life has been on a mission to make student life in the Netherlands easier. So far, College Life has helped over 5,200 students finance their studies and find a job.
The Chinese Students Association Erasmus University Rotterdam
CSA-EUR members benefit from cheaper academic English editing and proofreading.
International Students Rotterdam
Members enjoy a 10% discount on all English language editing and proofreading projects.
At ESL.com, our goal is to bring English language programs, tools and resources to English students and teachers all over the world. We offer the highest quality English learning products available in digital format in order to provide English language students, both casual and those devoted to fluency, with only the best and most user-friendly methods of language learning. ESL.com also features 1000s of English schools and English teaching job listings, as well as English learning games, exercises, podcasts, videos and a grammar check service.
Live and Learn Homestays
Do you want to improve your English quickly? Choose an immersion English course with Live and Learn Homestays. Stay in the UK with one of our qualified, native English speaking teachers and you’ll be living and learning English all day, every day. Contact us today for details!
The Quest Quarterly
The Quest is a quarterly multidisciplinary international e-journal of innovative and excellent analytical research. It is open to a whole range of fresh approaches and offers research insights into the worlds of arts, culture, development, economics, management, political science, technology and all social science disciplines. The Quest is a source of opinion, commentary, and analysis for those curious individuals who wish to be challenged and informed by research articles, papers, book reviews, commentary, film reviews and critique.
The Open University
With The Open University you can study whenever and wherever you choose. We have students in over 128 countries, and a global reputation as a pioneer in the field of flexible learning. Our flexible teaching also means, if you travel often or need to relocate, you can continue to study wherever you go.
With a wide choice of courses taught in English, flexible payment and a global reputation for excellence, The Open University can help you get where you want to be.
Chevening Scholarships for students from overseas – UK
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarships programme. Established in 1983, these scholarships support study at UK universities – mostly one-year Masters’ degrees – for students with the demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers across a wide range of fields, including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia.
Academics use Academia.edu to share their research, monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research, and track the research of academics they follow. 27,433,982 academics have signed up to Academia.edu, adding 7,359,823 papers and 1,745,531 research interests. Academia.edu attracts over 36 million unique visitors a month.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, users can search across many disciplines and sources. Google Scholar helps users find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. Now, Google Scholar is able to in- dex Open Access books.
Knowledge Unlatched is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation committed to creating a positive change in scholarly communication landscapes by helping libraries to share the costs of publishing high quality specialist scholarly books and making them available in Open Access. By working together libraries and publishers can create a sustainable route to Open Access for scholarly books. KU has launched its second collection, Round 2, and hopes to ‘unlatch’ another 78 books in early 2016.
More at https://knowledgeunlatched.org/
OAPEN is dedicated to Open Access for academic books. The OAPEN Library (www.oapen.org) is a full text platform for Open Access books, supporting publishers, funders and libraries, with quality assurance, deposit, dissemination, discovery and preservation.
The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB, http://www.doabooks.org), also provided by OAPEN, is a discovery service for Open Access books.