Ron's Corner ( 37 Posts )

February 14 2017 Tuesday 01:37 PM

BA Serageldin Library

Modified Date 15-Feb-2017 Our wonderful, generous friends:  Altruism is the mark of a superior being, (Egyptian quote) It is most amazing what the scientific community has done to build research capacity, and to establish a near complete research methods library. “To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge (Confucius) Who is bigger? Library of Congress or BA Serageldin? The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world with   16,000,000 books, whereas the Library of Alexandria has about 3,000,000 (I could not find an exact number).  The Library o ...

January 29 2017 Sunday 09:22 AM

History of Statistics

Modified Date 29-Jan-2017 I wanted to tell you all that we are having another book drive to bring then number of research methods books up to close to 20000. I know you are all very busy, but if you would like to donate research methods books it would be most appreciated.  In thinking about this, we decided to include a section in the library on the history of statistics.  I am in the process of contacting experts on the history of statistics. We would like to include books, and an archive of materials from those who helped to establish the field.  If you have a chance, we would appreciate if you coul ...

January 23 2017 Monday 08:15 AM

“We are putting the gang back together again” Blue brothers

Modified Date 23-Jan-2017 “We are putting the gang back together again” Blue brothers In 1980 a fascinating movie appeared, called the Blues Brothers. In the movie they has some of the leading soul singers of all times, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, to name a few.  One of the classic lines of all times was “We are putting the gang back together again”.  At the end of 2016 our global network was pleased as we established the first and only research methods library, a journal,  Multilingual Euclid’s Matrix. Also we became experts in crossing the Atlantic It was an exciting ...

January 15 2017 Sunday 09:16 AM

“Let your Dreams set Sail” (anonymous)

Modified Date 15-Jan-2017 As we have indicated, we have collected and shipped over 6700 research methods books to the BA Serageldin Euclid Library of Alexandria.  The books are being catalogued, the donors names are put on plaques in each book, and then the books will be shelved in the permanent collection of the Library of Alexandria. In a few weeks the books will all be in the permanent storage, and the donors of the books get to spend 3-400 years with Euclid, Dr. Serageldin, and of course me.  It is indeed an honor that you have donated books and that we have a few 100 years together. “You cannot ...

December 28 2016 Wednesday 10:50 AM

2016, year of the Monkey, 2017 year of the dog

Modified Date 28-Dec-2016 The year of the monkey has treated us well   Friends, it has been a very exciting time for the BA Serageldin-Euclid library of Alexandria.  The year 2016 was amazing. During this year we have identified over 600,000 faculty world wide and contacted them.  We built the Research Library of Alexandria, virtual library.  Then we collected over 6,711 research methods books from leaders world wide and send them to the library of Alexandria. The virtual and book collection was the first and largest research collection library in the world and we contacted 100,000s faculty wo ...