BrowZine is a free app for your iPad or Android-based tablet that enables UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students to browse, read and monitor many of Atkins Library's scholarly journals from publishers like Oxford, SAGE, Springer, Wiley and Elsevier.
Readers can search by name or subject, and then create a bookshelf to store favorite titles. In addition, users can opt in to receive push notifications when new issues are published.
BrowZine is available to download for free via your app store; upon initial launch, you will be prompted to enter your NinerNET credentials to view the content.
Amy Hawn Nelson, director of research at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute and director of its Institute for Social Capital, recently was named to the 2014-16 class of William C. Friday Fellows for Human Relations.
The goal of the Friday Fellowship is to cultivate a network of "courageous leaders who connect across differences in identity and ideas to develop new solutions to the complex challenges facing the people and communities of North Carolina through a human relations lens."
Nelson, a Charlotte native and graduate of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, is a career educator with experience as a teacher, mentor, coach and school leader. She joined the Institute for Social Capital as director in September 2012. Previously, she served as the principal and school leader for Kennedy Charter Public School in Charlotte. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction and master’s degrees in teaching and school administration. She is an active member of the community serving several youth and music-oriented organizations in Charlotte.