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Frontier Life
Frontier Life provides over 240,000 images and 7,895 documents pertaining to the frontiers of North America, Africa and Australasia. This collection has a wealth of primary source documents including 68% of the collections dedicated to North America, and 20% of that material specific to Canada. 

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The Virtues of Disillusionment
by Steven Heighton

Most people go through life chasing illusions of success, fame, wealth, happiness, and few things are more painful than the reality-revealing loss of an illusion. But if illusions are negative, why is the opposite, being disillusioned, also negative? In this essay based on his inaugural writer-in-residence lecture at Athabasca University, internationally acclaimed writer Steven Heighton mathematically evaluates the paradox of disillusionment and the negative aspects of hope.

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Citation Management Tools: Zotero & Mendeley

Citation Management Tools: Mendeley and Zotero There are several citation management tools available for free online. This guide provides information for two of the most popular of these: Mendeley and Zotero. This page can help you to decide which one is right for your needs. Try them both and see which you prefer!