Submitted by isharonline on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:17
In order to organize ISHAR’s sources in an interconnected and comprehensive way, mindmapping is utilized to help categorize topics, establish relationships between them and get closer to a holistic understanding.
Below is an early-stage sample of ISHAR’s mindmapping in use while designing the Integrative Culture section. This is just a tiny sliver of the vast networks this approach can reveal, and mindmapping is being used extensively in the design of ISHAR.
Submitted by isharonline on Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:56
I.S.H.A.R. is an online digital library, the first of it’s kind, dedicated to the entire mind/body phenomenon and all of the integrative studies therien.
‘Mind/body’ is a very broad category – and includes everything from Integrative Health practices currently adopted by approximately 40% of US Hospitals, to various forms of traditional and alternative medical systems and therapies, such as Ayurveda and Chinese medicine from which, a vast majority of common integrative procedures continue to derive.