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Ua35/1 Doers & Deeds Vol. 7, No. 3, Wku Provost Dec 2007

Ua35/1 Doers & Deeds Vol. 7, No. 3, Wku Provost

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by the WKU Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs to highlight the activities of faculty, staff and alumni.


Practicing Librarianship Around The World, Deana Groves Oct 2007

Practicing Librarianship Around The World, Deana Groves

DLTS Faculty Publications

More and more librarians are sharing their knowledge with colleagues around the world. This paper examines several examples of the type of international work conducted by librarians and also explores the various opportunities available worldwide. A general list of suggested travel tips is also included.


Ua3/9/5 Hardoptimism Deep Strengths Survey, Wku Institutional Research, Wku President's Office Oct 2007

Ua3/9/5 Hardoptimism Deep Strengths Survey, Wku Institutional Research, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Results of HardOptimism Deep Strengths Survey conducted by WKU's Office of Institutional Research used by WKU president Gary Ransdell in his fall 2008 convocation speech. It compares 2006 and 2007 results regarding organizational resilience, confidence, energy, creativity, innovation, attitudes and ambition.


Ua35/1 Doers & Deeds Vol. 7, No. 2, Wku Provost Oct 2007

Ua35/1 Doers & Deeds Vol. 7, No. 2, Wku Provost

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by the WKU Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs to highlight the activities of faculty, staff and alumni.


Electronic Reserves And The Failed Confu Guidelines: A Place To Start Negotiations, Bryan M. Carson Sep 2007

Electronic Reserves And The Failed Confu Guidelines: A Place To Start Negotiations, Bryan M. Carson

DLPS Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Digital Object Identifiers And Their Use In Libraries, Jue Wang Sep 2007

Digital Object Identifiers And Their Use In Libraries, Jue Wang

DLPS Faculty Publications

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are persistent identifications that are assigned to any entity in order to manage intellectual content on digital networks. The DOI system has been managed by an open membership consortium, the International DOI Foundation (IDF), founded in 1998. Usage of the DOI system is cross-industry beyond academic publishing. This article provides an overview of what a DOI is; the structure of DOI; DOI Registration Agencies (RA); metadata associated with DOIs, and advantages for libraries.


The Importance Of Intellectual Property Licensing In 21st Century Libraries, Bryan M. Carson Sep 2007

The Importance Of Intellectual Property Licensing In 21st Century Libraries, Bryan M. Carson

DLPS Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Editorial: Serials Review, A Changing World, You And I, Connie Foster Jun 2007

Editorial: Serials Review, A Changing World, You And I, Connie Foster

DLTS Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Western Kentucky University Regional Assessment & Strategic Plan, Paul N. Markham Apr 2007

Western Kentucky University Regional Assessment & Strategic Plan, Paul N. Markham

ALIVE Center Publications

The Regional Stewardship Program is a new initiative that seeks to promote regional and statewide economic development, livable communities, social inclusion, creative governance, and civic participation through public engagement activities initiated by comprehensive university faculty and staff. Its purpose is to link the resources and knowledge of our universities to the needs and challenges of their respective regions. Kentucky is the first state in the nation to launch a statewide stewardship program.


Legally Speaking — Drama In The Library: Always Seek Permission To Publicly Peform Scripts, Even When The Library Owns Them, Bryan M. Carson Apr 2007

Legally Speaking — Drama In The Library: Always Seek Permission To Publicly Peform Scripts, Even When The Library Owns Them, Bryan M. Carson

DLPS Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Topography Of Healing From East To West, Brandi Sullivan Mar 2007

The Topography Of Healing From East To West, Brandi Sullivan

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


A Proposal Of A Cinematography For A Fictional Documentary On The Semiological Manifestation Of A Place Called Death Valley, Emmett D. Barton Mar 2007

A Proposal Of A Cinematography For A Fictional Documentary On The Semiological Manifestation Of A Place Called Death Valley, Emmett D. Barton

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


Motor Interference On Memory Tasks, Brandy Johnson Mar 2007

Motor Interference On Memory Tasks, Brandy Johnson

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


37th Annual Wku Student Research Conference, Student Research Council, Western Kentucky University Mar 2007

37th Annual Wku Student Research Conference, Student Research Council, Western Kentucky University

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


Perceived Purpose Of Midterm Evaluations And The Effect On Student Responses, Andrew Caudill Mar 2007

Perceived Purpose Of Midterm Evaluations And The Effect On Student Responses, Andrew Caudill

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Environmental Factors Influencing Obesity In The Workplace, Jagdish Khubchandani, Crystal Rowland Mar 2007

A Study Of Environmental Factors Influencing Obesity In The Workplace, Jagdish Khubchandani, Crystal Rowland

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

A research project that aims to conduct focus groups in an industrial setting which will provide information to design surveys on “employees perceptions of environmental factors that influence obesity at workplace”


Group Production Manipulations Influence Decision Criteria In Group Brainstorming, Bryan Thomas Hall, Brandy Johnson Mar 2007

Group Production Manipulations Influence Decision Criteria In Group Brainstorming, Bryan Thomas Hall, Brandy Johnson

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


Examinations Of Future Time Perspective, Self Determination Theory, And Self-Talk As Correlates Of Exercise Behavior, Thomas Desena Mar 2007

Examinations Of Future Time Perspective, Self Determination Theory, And Self-Talk As Correlates Of Exercise Behavior, Thomas Desena

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


Attentional Focus, Intensity, & Level Of Expertise, Diana Gieske, Melissa Abo, Dustin Strupp Mar 2007

Attentional Focus, Intensity, & Level Of Expertise, Diana Gieske, Melissa Abo, Dustin Strupp

Student Research Conference Select Presentations

No abstract provided.


Security At Western Kentucky University Libraries: A Case Study And Overview, Dan Forrest Jan 2007

Security At Western Kentucky University Libraries: A Case Study And Overview, Dan Forrest

DLPS Faculty Publications

Using an actual incident from the spring of 2006, this article provides an overview of the security arrangements at WKU libraries. They include a Library Security Officer, student patrollers, security gates and strips in books and other materials in the library, as well as a networked system of security cameras. The article includes conclusions drawn from the discussed incident and recommendations for other libraries.