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Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Artizein: Art and Teaching Journal

The journal Artizein supports the notion of the arts being a way for preparing for the possible. The Greek verb artizein means to prepare. An etymological search reveals the word’s close associations are good company for the arts with examples such as artem (L.), meaning a skill or craft; artus(L.), suggesting a joining or fitting together; or artios (Gr.), describing that which is complete or suitable.

We offer Artizein as an opportunity to find possibilities via crafting, preparing and joining together a community of artists, teachers, and scholars.

“There is no inherent difference between fullness of activity and artistic activity; the latter is one with being fully alive. Hence, it is not something possessed by a few persons and setting them apart from the rest of mankind, but is the normal or natural human heritage.” –John Dewey

Ethnobotanical Leaflets

WELCOME to Ethnobotanical Leaflets . The aim of this web journal is to facilitate publication in all areas of ethnobotany.

Ethnobotanical Leaflets has ceased publication and is no longer accepting submissions. .


Journal of Applied Sciences and Arts

ISSN 2377-8687 (Online)

The Journal of Applied Sciences and Arts (JASA) is a peer-reviewed journal for publishing use-driven research and creative outcomes. We make the distinction between basic research and applied research by following the use-driven research paradigm advanced by Donald Stokes in Pasteur's Quadrant: Basic Science and Technological Innovation: a model of research done carefully, i.e., good science, but motivated by specific practical needs, hence referred to as need-driven or use-driven. Stokes points out that this interplay of science and technology is not unique, and the history of science and technology abounds with similar stories. JASA provides a unique opportunity to feature experiences in sciences and arts as applied to important technological needs in solving complex practical societal problems in many areas of human endeavor.

This inaugural issue supports a liberal arts-based professional education through experiential learning to empower graduates to be productive citizens and leaders. It includes three important works.

Chad Schwartz focuses on practical pedagogy issues related to architectural technology courses debating the merits of design/build. “The reflection on the past three years has illuminated significant successes, but it has also revealed critical flaws that require further refinement,” concludes the author.

The second article, by Shannon S. McDonald and Lucas Shubert, deals with Transportation Conditions and Solutions in Carbondale, a perfect example of use-driven research studying “the potential of a new sustainable macro transit system to create sustainable/resilient transportation at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) campus and city of Carbondale, Illinois.”

The third contribution, by Donald R Bartlett, presents the results of applying an “industry-based technique to an academic setting to identify and eliminate root causes that result in damaged laboratory equipment and educational aids by college students or instructors.”

I hope you enjoy reading these pieces as much as I did and that you can gain some practical advice useful for your own use-driven research.

Cordially yours,

Dr. Jorge Díaz-Herrera


Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education

A Publication of the Universities Council on Water Resources

Former title: Water Resources Update, until June 2004

Issues from 77 (Spring 1988) to 137 (September 2007) will be available at this site.

Kaleidoscope: A Graduate Journal of Qualitative Communication Research

Kaleidoscope: A Graduate Journal of Qualitative Communication Research

Kaleidoscope is a refereed, annually published print and electronic graduate student journal devoted to communication research at the intersections of philosophy, theory, and/or practical application of qualitative, interpretive, and critical/cultural communication research.

Currently published through the Department of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Kaleidoscope is financially supported by the SIUC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the SIUC Department of Communication Studies, and a National Communication Association Presidential Initiative grant. Kaleidoscope is indexed, abstracted, and available in full-text electronic format from EBSCO Publishing.

Department of Communication Studies
Communications Building – Mail Code 6605
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Communications Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618.453.2815
Fax: 618.453.2812



Legacy, a journal of student research, has been published once a year since 2001. The journal enables students to present their research to a broader audience of historians and interested readers. All articles published in Legacy are rigorously peer-reviewed and usually revised from research papers done in SIUC history courses.

The present faculty advisor for Legacy is Dr. Rachel Stocking, who will be happy to provide more information on how to submit work for publication in the journal. Please contact her at

Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development

The Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development welcomes original manuscripts from practitioners and researchers that will help to inform workforce educators regarding current research, promising practices, and significant issues and problems in workforce education. The Journal will provide a forum for discourse on critical issues in workforce, career, and technical education, including training and development.

Southern Illinois University Law Journal (School of Law)

Southern Illinois University Law Journal

The Open Court

The Open Court


The Open Court, published between 1887 and 1936, was "devoted to the science of religion, the religion of science, and the extension of the religious parliament idea." Subjects extensively covered by articles in The Open Court include the history of philosophy, Asian religions and culture, education, and contemporary ideas of religion and philosophy. The journal also published reviews of contemporary works of theology, philosophy, science, and mathematics.

As the official repository for the Open Court Publishing Company, the Special Collections Research Center of Morris Library is making digitized articles from The Open Court available via OpenSIUC.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

The Psychological Record

The Psychological Record is a quarterly journal of psychology. The journal was founded by renowned interbehaviorist, J.R. Kantor, with one of the most influential American psychologists, B.F. Skinner, serving as the experimental department editor at the journal’s inception. Since 1937, the journal has published psychological theory and research concerned with a broad range of scientific topics in the discipline. All manuscripts are reviewed with respect to their scholarly merit. The journal hopes to stimulate creative and innovative research by both newer and seasoned researchers from many areas of the world.