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Effects On Digital Image Quality When Photographing Through A Transparent Material Used To Hold Or Flatten An Original Object, Paul E. Howell Dec 2009

Effects On Digital Image Quality When Photographing Through A Transparent Material Used To Hold Or Flatten An Original Object, Paul E. Howell

Masters Theses

An increasing number of libraries and archives are initiating projects where new and updated technologies make it practical to digitize materials containing color and fine detail. Many of the imaging systems and methods used for this process require that some type of glass or plastic be placed over the original to hold it flat and in the correct position during image capture. The physical properties of a material placed between an original object and the capture system or camera, during digitization, could possibly affect the accuracy of image color and quality being reproduced by the system. This investigation provides an …


Political Perspectives In Encyclopedias: Portrayal Of The Nicaraguan Revolution, Brian B. Smith Apr 1991

Political Perspectives In Encyclopedias: Portrayal Of The Nicaraguan Revolution, Brian B. Smith

Masters Theses

Encyclopedia text is most often presented as objective, factual, authoritatively documented truth. To examine this knowledge claim, this thesis analyzes the portrayal of the 1979 Nicaraguan revolution in editions of the four major U.S. encyclopedias. A qualitative content analysis is employed to determine the political perspectives present in encyclopedia coverage of the Nicaraguan revolution and the subsequent changes in Nicaraguan political economy brought about by that revolution.

The findings indicate that significant differences among and within the encyclopedias existed in the text analyzed. A variety of political perspectives were found to have influenced the content of the text, and to …


Instructional Leadership: The Role Of The Director Of Library Services For The Grand Rapids, Michigan, Public School District, Judy A. Deruyter Aug 1986

Instructional Leadership: The Role Of The Director Of Library Services For The Grand Rapids, Michigan, Public School District, Judy A. Deruyter

Masters Theses

The purpose of this project was to familiarize the intern with the position of director of library services. A review of the district's media program enabled the intern to assist in the district's media program and work on the curriculum development changes that would be occurring during the duration of the internship.

The major results of the internship were a district handbook detailing policies and procedures for the media specialists and, using Appleworks (Lissner, 1983), a computer program was written for library management and utilization.

Important aspects of the project were curriculum work sessions and the resulting plans for implementing, …


An Evaluation Of A Library Skills Workbook For Beginning College Students, David Dean Alleman Aug 1983

An Evaluation Of A Library Skills Workbook For Beginning College Students, David Dean Alleman

Masters Theses

The quasi-experimental study was undertaken to evaluate the usefulness of the library skills workbook for beginning students at Hillsdale College. The pretest was administered to five sections of a freshman English course. Five other sections, which analysis of SAT, ACT, and first semester GPA figures indicated were similar to the pretest group, constituted experimental and control groups. The experimental group completed the workbook and a research project. The minimally and moderately instructed groups received instruction and completed a library based project. The posttest indicated significant differences between the groups, probably due to the workbook experience. Recommendations are made for further …


The Applicability Of The "Best Books For Young Adults" List As A Book Selection Tool In Public High Schools In A Three County Area, Ricki Hemenway Chowning Dec 1981

The Applicability Of The "Best Books For Young Adults" List As A Book Selection Tool In Public High Schools In A Three County Area, Ricki Hemenway Chowning

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study is to gather statistical evidence to determine attitudes toward the "Best Books for Young Adults" booklist as a positive selection tool for book selectors in public high schools in a three county area. The survey method was used to investigate attitudes towards the list and specific collection holdings of titles recommended by the "Best Books for Young Adults." Data were collected through questionnaires to book selectors in twenty-five high schools in Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa counties. Results of the survey indicate that book selectors are ambivalent toward the list, and that selection patterns correlated slightly …


A Study Of The Library Knowledge Of A Sample Of Freshmen Students Enrolled At The University Of Puerto Rico For The School Year 1980-81, Sarai Rodriguez De Perez Aug 1981

A Study Of The Library Knowledge Of A Sample Of Freshmen Students Enrolled At The University Of Puerto Rico For The School Year 1980-81, Sarai Rodriguez De Perez

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was to collect data that could help assess the library needs of a sample of college freshman enrolled at the University of Puerto Rico for the school year 1980-81.

Data were collected by means of a 50 item library test and 8 survey type questions.

As indicated by the test scores and by the students' answers to the survey questions: library instruction is needed in six of the seven subject areas covered by the library test and in a ll the subject areas specified by the questionnaire; library instruction is needed by 75% of the …


Formulation Of The Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules Second Edition For Indonesian National Library Cataloguing: An Analytical Study, Wirawan Wirawan Aug 1981

Formulation Of The Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules Second Edition For Indonesian National Library Cataloguing: An Analytical Study, Wirawan Wirawan

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was to find out the problems which would be met and their solutions if the Indonesian National Library applied the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, second edition (AACR2).

Comparison between AACR2 rules and those of its predecessor's as well as international cataloguing and cataloguing practice in Indonesia was conducted. AACR2 rules were analyzed and examples of their application were shown.

The findings indicated that the translation of the terms used in AACR2 to Indonesian language and the choice of the option rules would become the main problem. But it was predicted that the Indonesian people would easily …


Therapeutic Dance: An Annotated Bibliography Of Books, Articles, Records And Films Applicable For Use With Adults And Published From January, 1975 Through March, 1979, Susan Allene Meyer Aug 1979

Therapeutic Dance: An Annotated Bibliography Of Books, Articles, Records And Films Applicable For Use With Adults And Published From January, 1975 Through March, 1979, Susan Allene Meyer

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of User And Nonuser Reactions To Wmu Online Automated Retrieval System (Oars), Janet Dommer Dec 1978

A Study Of User And Nonuser Reactions To Wmu Online Automated Retrieval System (Oars), Janet Dommer

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Survey Of The Writings Of The First Fifteen Women Presidents Of The American Library Association, O. Mell Bushin Apr 1978

A Survey Of The Writings Of The First Fifteen Women Presidents Of The American Library Association, O. Mell Bushin

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Employing A Technique For Matching The Cognitive Styles Of Graduate Students Specializing In School Librarianship With The Cognitive Style Of The “Ideal” Media Specialist, Resulting In A Suggested Career Counseling Model, Susan J. Mclntire Apr 1978

A Study Employing A Technique For Matching The Cognitive Styles Of Graduate Students Specializing In School Librarianship With The Cognitive Style Of The “Ideal” Media Specialist, Resulting In A Suggested Career Counseling Model, Susan J. Mclntire

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Extent To Which Media Leaders In Michigan Possess Certain Leader Need Dispositions, Ruth Zalewski Otzman Apr 1978

A Study Of The Extent To Which Media Leaders In Michigan Possess Certain Leader Need Dispositions, Ruth Zalewski Otzman

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A History Of The Guam Public Library System 1947-1975, Mary Sue Caldwell Dec 1977

A History Of The Guam Public Library System 1947-1975, Mary Sue Caldwell

Dissertations

This historical study ascertained that, between the years of 1902 and 1941, there were libraries on Guam which served the local civilian population. Early library development on Guam (prior to 1947) did not seem to have followed the same pattern of development as libraries in the United States. This may have been due, in part, to the individuals responsible for the two library movements on Guam. The Guam Public Library System and its predecessors were established by individuals from the continental United States, where libraries had already undergone a developmental process. Thus, the library on Guam seems to have been …


A Study Of Cataloging Procedures In Community Colleges In Eleven Southeastern States, Gayle L. Pierce Aug 1977

A Study Of Cataloging Procedures In Community Colleges In Eleven Southeastern States, Gayle L. Pierce

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Student Accessibility To School Library Media Center Resources As Viewed By Media Specialists And Compared To Students In Southwestern Michigan Secondary Schools, Alida L. Geppert Dec 1975

Student Accessibility To School Library Media Center Resources As Viewed By Media Specialists And Compared To Students In Southwestern Michigan Secondary Schools, Alida L. Geppert

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Recommendations For The Future Development And Organization Of Professional Materials Libraries In Educational Planning Region 12 Of Michigan Based Upon The Perceived Needs Of Administrators And Teachers, Florence Irene Bournazos Aug 1975

Recommendations For The Future Development And Organization Of Professional Materials Libraries In Educational Planning Region 12 Of Michigan Based Upon The Perceived Needs Of Administrators And Teachers, Florence Irene Bournazos

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Acquisition And Usage Of Instructional Media By Teachers In Selected Michigan Public High Schools, Patricia F. Beilke Aug 1974

A Study Of Acquisition And Usage Of Instructional Media By Teachers In Selected Michigan Public High Schools, Patricia F. Beilke

Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Seven Library Technology Programs To Determine To What Extent The Programs Parallel The American Library Association Criteria For Library Technology Programs, Evelyn Ruth Schneider Aug 1974

A Study Of Seven Library Technology Programs To Determine To What Extent The Programs Parallel The American Library Association Criteria For Library Technology Programs, Evelyn Ruth Schneider

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Public Library Magazine Collection And Its Patrons: A Circulating Periodical Use Study, Mishawaka (Indiana) Public Library, Melba J. Geoffroy Apr 1974

The Public Library Magazine Collection And Its Patrons: A Circulating Periodical Use Study, Mishawaka (Indiana) Public Library, Melba J. Geoffroy

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study To Determine The Effectiveness Of A Library Instruction Course In Teaching The Use Of The Library To Upward Bound Students, Emma Bradford Perry Apr 1974

A Study To Determine The Effectiveness Of A Library Instruction Course In Teaching The Use Of The Library To Upward Bound Students, Emma Bradford Perry

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Survey Of Graduate Students In Two Library Schools To Determine The Factors Considered Of Primary Importance In The Selection Of A Library School, Katherine V. Shaw Dec 1973

A Survey Of Graduate Students In Two Library Schools To Determine The Factors Considered Of Primary Importance In The Selection Of A Library School, Katherine V. Shaw

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study To Determine The Effectiveness Of An Interest Grouping Classification For Primary Grade Children, Dianne T. Mcafee Williams Apr 1973

A Study To Determine The Effectiveness Of An Interest Grouping Classification For Primary Grade Children, Dianne T. Mcafee Williams

Masters Theses

The purpose was to determine if a subject arrangement of easy fiction books, based on the interests of primary-grade children, and denoted by picture symbols, would make the students more satisfied with, and independent in, their book selections, as compared to an author arrangement of easy fiction books.

The study was divided into two parts, the former dealing with the author arrangement and the latter dealing with the subject arrangement. Tally sheets of student subject requests were kept by the librarian in a comparison of the two arrangements. Followup included questionnaires to primary grade teachers and librarian, and interviews with …


A Study Of Student Library Assistant Programs In Selected Class B Secondary Schools In The State Of Michigan, 1970-71, Marie Rose Sivak Aug 1972

A Study Of Student Library Assistant Programs In Selected Class B Secondary Schools In The State Of Michigan, 1970-71, Marie Rose Sivak

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Audiovisual Media Services Offered In Learning Resources Centers At Community Colleges And Two-Year Educational Institutions In Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, And Wisconsin, William C. Pierce Aug 1972

A Study Of Audiovisual Media Services Offered In Learning Resources Centers At Community Colleges And Two-Year Educational Institutions In Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, And Wisconsin, William C. Pierce

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Selected Michigan Elementary Schools To Identify Factors Supporting The Development Of The Media Center, Peggy Maclean Aug 1972

A Study Of Selected Michigan Elementary Schools To Identify Factors Supporting The Development Of The Media Center, Peggy Maclean

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


An Analysis And Annotated Bibliography Of Selected Books For Children About Negro Life, Dorothy L. Stevens Dec 1971

An Analysis And Annotated Bibliography Of Selected Books For Children About Negro Life, Dorothy L. Stevens

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Materials Used In The Teaching Of Reading By Teachers With And Without A Library-Media Center With A Full-Time Media Specialist, Mary Ann Paulin Aug 1971

A Study Of The Materials Used In The Teaching Of Reading By Teachers With And Without A Library-Media Center With A Full-Time Media Specialist, Mary Ann Paulin

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Report Of A Summer Internship At Buckhorn Children's Center Buckhorn, Kentucky, Catherine Smith Armitage Apr 1971

A Report Of A Summer Internship At Buckhorn Children's Center Buckhorn, Kentucky, Catherine Smith Armitage

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Effectiveness Of Mail Order Library Service To Rural Communtities In Upper Michigan, Dorrine Ann Anderson Dec 1970

A Study Of The Effectiveness Of Mail Order Library Service To Rural Communtities In Upper Michigan, Dorrine Ann Anderson

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Development And Value Of An Experimental Management Course For Librarians, William Keith Smith Aug 1970

A Study Of The Development And Value Of An Experimental Management Course For Librarians, William Keith Smith

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.