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Cool: How Air Conditioning Changed Everything [Table Of Contents], Salvatore Basile 2016 Fordham University

Cool: How Air Conditioning Changed Everything [Table Of Contents], Salvatore Basile

History

It’s a contraption that makes the lists of “Greatest Inventions Ever”; at the same time, it’s accused of causing global disaster. It has changed everything from architecture to people’s food habits to their voting patterns, to even the way big business washes its windows. It has saved countless lives . . . while causing countless deaths. Most of us are glad it’s there. But we don’t know how, or when, it got there.

It’s air conditioning.

For thousands of years, humankind attempted to do something about the slow torture of hot weather. Everything was tried: water power ...


Publish Online Magazine To Promote Publications And Research Findings, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2016

Publish Online Magazine To Promote Publications And Research Findings, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

The long run research findings will be disseminated through publications. However, researchers may have created some local content which should be circulated immediately. Online magazines can be one solution through content curation to immediately circulate the research findings. Content curation is not just sharing all kinds of content you stumble upon or source. It’s most of all about doing it in a smart and audience-centric way, by focusing on specific topics you want to curate content about. This workshop introduce various tools on Publish online magazine (Content curation) to increase the visibility and enhance the impact of research work.


Journal Selection Procedure: Select The Best Journal To Ensure The Highest Citation, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2016

Journal Selection Procedure: Select The Best Journal To Ensure The Highest Citation, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Publication in a peer-reviewed journal is the obvious goal of most researchers to reach others in the field, advancing knowledge and encouraging communication between groups with similar research interest. One of the most important—and possibly the least well understood—aspects of the publication process is the choice of a suitable journal that is likely to improve your research visibility and impact. For instance, publishing your article in an Open Access journal means that more people are likely to see it, simply because more people will be able to access it. So, the greater visibility achieved with OA may allow ...


The Use Of Reference Management Tools To Improve Citation, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2016

The Use Of Reference Management Tools To Improve Citation, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Reference Management tools offers an easy way of collecting references from online databases, organizing them in a database, and citing them in documents in Microsoft Word. Documents can be shared with colleagues/publish online. Reference Management tools offers ways to connect with other researchers that you can’t find on other platforms. A reference management system can facilitate the keeping track of the literature.


“Document Publishing Tools” For Research Visibility Improvement, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2016

“Document Publishing Tools” For Research Visibility Improvement, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Unpublished papers, white papers and teaching materials can be a source for increasing the author’s visibility. Getting author's documents (the full range of work produced by scholars and researchers) under control is a key driver to enhance research visibility and impact. With a document publishing tools, authors can put all of their key documents online, where they are immediately accessible to the researchers that need them. By storing documents online researchers can disseminate their research output. I will introduce some of document publishing tools in this workshop.


Flying Past, Present, And Future, Gerry Boyle 2016 Colby College

Flying Past, Present, And Future, Gerry Boyle

Colby Magazine

The story is about Peter Agelasto ’96 and his groundbreaking digital-archiving work for Bob Dylan and others. Peter Agelasto thinks like an archaeologist to help Bob Dylan and others preserve their legacies.


From The Classroom To The Bigs: Dan Meyer's Analytical Skills Are In Demand In Major League Baseball, Gerry Boyle 2016 Colby College

From The Classroom To The Bigs: Dan Meyer's Analytical Skills Are In Demand In Major League Baseball, Gerry Boyle

Colby Magazine

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Exploring Economic And Social Factors That Increase Economic And Well-Being Measurements Of Developing And Developed Countries, Kofi D. Boadu 2016 Minnesota State University - Moorhead

Exploring Economic And Social Factors That Increase Economic And Well-Being Measurements Of Developing And Developed Countries, Kofi D. Boadu

Undergraduate Economic Review

The historical growth paths of developed and developing countries reveal the challenges that developing countries face in traveling the road from poverty to prosperity. Based on economic development literature, economic theory, and ordinary least squares (OLS) regression method, this research considers whether or not, and to what extent globalization characteristics, foreign direct investment levels (FDI), secondary school enrollment rates, information communication technology (ICT) as a percentage of trade imports, and happiness levels of 103 developing and developed countries, impact their GDP per capita levels. This paper will also take a look at alternative ways of viewing and measuring economic success.


Online Repository: Improving The Research Visibility And Impact, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2016

Online Repository: Improving The Research Visibility And Impact, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Institutional repositories are platforms where a university’s faculty and graduate students can preserve their research outputs. Depositing papers in Open Access repositories will increase the visibility and citation of the article, due to removing barriers to knowledge sharing. It's highly recommended that documents without DOIs to be deposited in the repository that offer DOIs for documents you have deposited. There are several different types of repository that can host your research outputs depending upon your discipline. I will dig into some of them in this workshop.


Digital Engagement: Personality Is The Context Of The Text, Diane C. Spencer-Scarr 2016 Curtin University of Technology

Digital Engagement: Personality Is The Context Of The Text, Diane C. Spencer-Scarr

Proceedings from the Annual Meeting of the Document Academy

This paper examines digital-technology as a tool and an environment with the individuals’ personality at the intersection of the two: Its impact on social memory and the unbound document. With the ubiquitous embedding of digital networked technology in society and the emergence of the unbounded document, humans increasingly obtain information by grasping snippets of decontextualized text sourced through non-human entities from globally dispersed databases that have stripped out context. Then in a Kafkian way humans’ have to build from the middle to make sense of the information snippets. The paper explores how the inherent nature of the individual can be ...


Explaining Inequality, Maurizio Franzini, Mario Pianta 2015

Explaining Inequality, Maurizio Franzini, Mario Pianta

Mario Pianta

Inequality is a major problem of today’s capitalism. The rise of disparities in income and wealth has been documented by many studies, and this book starts with a concise and updated overview of ideas and facts. The explanation of these developments points to four ‘engines of inequality’ – the power of capital over labour, the rise of ‘oligarchs capitalism’, the individualisation of economic conditions, the retreat of politics. They have changed the way capitalism (and politics) works, leading to escalating inequalities. The interpretation provided leads to a set of policy proposals for reversing inequality. A must read for scholars, policy ...


Navigating The Innovation Trajectories Of Technology By Combining Specialization Score Analyses For Publications And Patents: Graphene And Nano-Enabled Drug Delivery, Seokbeom Kwon, Alan L. Porter, Jan Youtie 2015 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

Navigating The Innovation Trajectories Of Technology By Combining Specialization Score Analyses For Publications And Patents: Graphene And Nano-Enabled Drug Delivery, Seokbeom Kwon, Alan L. Porter, Jan Youtie

Jan Youtie

In this study, we combine the specialization scores for publications and patents (the latter is a new indicator of cross-disciplinary engagement) to achieve more comprehensive navigation of the innovation trajectory of a technology. The patent specialization score draws upon counterpart research publication indicator concepts to measure patent diversity. Two nano-based technologies—Nano-enabled drug delivery (NEDD) and Graphene—
provide contrasting explorations of the behavior of this indicator, alongside research publication indicators. Results show distinctive patterns of the two technologies and for the respective publication and patent indicators. NEDD research, as evidenced by publication and citation patterns, engages highly diverse research fields ...


Low Carbon Innovation And Enterprise Growth In The Uk: Challenges Of A Place-Blind Policy Mix, Elvira Uyarra, Philip Shapira, Alan Harding, Elvira Uyarra, Philip Shapira, Alan Harding 2015 University of Manchester

Low Carbon Innovation And Enterprise Growth In The Uk: Challenges Of A Place-Blind Policy Mix, Elvira Uyarra, Philip Shapira, Alan Harding, Elvira Uyarra, Philip Shapira, Alan Harding

Philip Shapira

This paper uses a policy mix approach to examine the institutional and governance issues arising from the UK's support for innovation in low carbon manufacturing sectors. The paper draws on interviews with managers of small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises as well as policy practitioners and industry experts. The analysis of these interviews highlights issues in the multi-scalar design and delivery of these policies, including gaps and tensions in the policy mix, as well as the importance, and relative neglect of, regional institutional entrepreneurship in driving change. We find that coherence and consistency in UK low-carbon innovation policy is lacking ...


Micro-Level Relationships-201512-Revised.Docx, Yin Li, Sanjay K Arora, Jan Youtie, Philip Shapira 2015 Georgia Institute of Technology

Micro-Level Relationships-201512-Revised.Docx, Yin Li, Sanjay K Arora, Jan Youtie, Philip Shapira

Jan Youtie

While broad “Triple Helix” frameworks of industry, government and university collaborations have the potential to enhance innovation and economic development at macro-levels, at the micro-level of the firm it should not be assumed that such relationships are uniform in character or outcomes. Each firm will negotiate and develop its own set of relationships with other innovation system actors based on its capabilities and strategies. To better understand these dynamics, particularly from the perspective of small and medium-sized enterprises, this study probes the micro-level characteristics and impacts of external enterprise relationships. Novel website-based Triple Helix measures are introduced that extend the ...


Academic Social Networking And Research Impact, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2015

Academic Social Networking And Research Impact, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Academic social networking allows you to connect with other researchers in your field, share your publications and datasets, get feedback on your non-peer-reviewed work, and to stay current with news and events in your field of interest. It gives you another place to establish your name and research and perhaps even collaborate with others. The academic social networking, making your work more widely discoverable and easily available. The two best known academic social networking are ResearchGate and Academia.edu. These two networks are offer roughly the same features. ResearchGate is more closely focused on collaboration and interaction, while Academia.edu ...


Publications E-Mail Marketing Procedure: Strategies To Enhance Research Visibility, Impact & Citations, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2015

Publications E-Mail Marketing Procedure: Strategies To Enhance Research Visibility, Impact & Citations, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is only halfway towards receiving citation in the future. The rest of the journey is dependent on disseminating the publications via proper utilization of the “Research Tools”. Proper tools such as “E-mail marketing” allow the researchers to increase the research impact and citations for their publications. This workshop will provide various techniques to increase the visibility and enhance the impact of researcher’s output by employing the publications E-mail marketing procedure.


The Social Media Shift: How New Media Impacts The Journalistic Landscape, Arun Gulati, Tom Nelson 2015 Loyola Marymount University

The Social Media Shift: How New Media Impacts The Journalistic Landscape, Arun Gulati, Tom Nelson

Research & Exhibition

Over the past few years, the implementation of social media and the shift to online publications has drastically changed the landscape of journalism. As a staff member of The Los Angeles Loyolan, my university’s newspaper, I am interested in how readership has changed during this shift. Studies have shown that the proliferation of social media has led to the death of print publications and a grassroots journalism movement in which the common Internet user has the ability to consume and generate his or her own journalistic media through the click of a button. Using the Loyolan’s new analytics ...


Create And Maintain An Up-To-Date Researcherid Profile, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2015

Create And Maintain An Up-To-Date Researcherid Profile, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

A curriculum vitae (CV) allows you to showcase yourself and your academic and professional achievements in a concise and effective way. Creating an online CV presenting who you are to your academic and professional peers. Creating and maintaining your online CV is an essential tool in disseminating your research and publications. ResearcherID is one of the online CV and provides a solution to the author ambiguity problem within the scholarly research community.


Geo, Audio, Video, Photo: How Digital Convergence In Mobile Devices Facilitates Participatory Culture In Libraries, Peta J. Hopkins, Joanna Hare, Jessie Donaghey, Wendy Abbott 2015 Bond University

Geo, Audio, Video, Photo: How Digital Convergence In Mobile Devices Facilitates Participatory Culture In Libraries, Peta J. Hopkins, Joanna Hare, Jessie Donaghey, Wendy Abbott

Library Services and IT Services papers

Libraries are often hailed as the cultural and learning hub of their communities. To deepen community engagement and social inclusion, libraries are adopting new technologies to facilitate a participatory and learning culture. With market saturation of smartphones and tablets and their associated apps, new affordances for content creation, curation and sharing show great potential to enhance participatory culture. The typical smartphone or tablet now incorporates digital technologies such as geo-location, audio, video, photo and web technologies. Bringing these technologies into a single device has enabled the development of apps such as Instagram, HistoryPin and SoundCloud. It has also changed the ...


Five Seemingly Insurmountable Challenges Related To Attaining Long-Term Value From Theorizing About Information Systems, Steven Alter 2015 University of San Francisco

Five Seemingly Insurmountable Challenges Related To Attaining Long-Term Value From Theorizing About Information Systems, Steven Alter

Business Analytics and Information Systems

Recent articles such as Avison and Malaurent (2014) and Grover and Lyytinen (2015) question taken-for-granted assumptions about the centrality of theory in research published in leading journals and the near necessity of following repetitive scripts that sometimes are an obstacle to creativity. This paper goes a step further by providing examples and observations that illustrate five seemingly insurmountable challenges related to attaining long-term value from theorizing about information systems.

1) Divergent definitions of basic terms makes it extremely difficult to accumulate IS knowledge.

2) The IS discipline seems to take for granted that knowledge must take the form of theory ...


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