Hero and Villain: The Construction of Autobiographical Slave Narrative in Kyle Baker’s Nat Turner

The following writing is adapted from a seminar presentation for a course on graphic life narratives at the University of Winnipeg. Background Nat Turner was an African American slave who led a violent revolt on several plantations in Southampton County, Virginia in late August 21-22, 1831. These revolts resulted in the murder of approximately 57 … Continue reading Hero and Villain: The Construction of Autobiographical Slave Narrative in Kyle Baker’s Nat Turner

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Minding User Desires: Updating the Universal Library Catalogue and Library Space Using Google Statistics for Data Mining

This paper examines the possibility of using google statistics to mine data for updating the library catalogue and design of the library as a diverse community space. This paper also examines the possibility of using library member-generated data to improve the library catalogue, collection, and space. This paper is expanded from Research Methods coursework at … Continue reading Minding User Desires: Updating the Universal Library Catalogue and Library Space Using Google Statistics for Data Mining