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Information Behaviors Of Cancer Patients In The Information Age, Lisa Zilinski 2009 University of South Florida

Information Behaviors Of Cancer Patients In The Information Age, Lisa Zilinski

Lisa Zilinski

Advances in cancer treatments and the increasing availability of information are changing the information behaviors of cancer patients. Many American adults search for health-related information on the Internet and have made decisions based on results from general search engines. Information and health professionals are concerned about the reliability, validity and volume of health information available. Patient usage and preferences are discussed. This article reviews recent literature and research surrounding the information seeking behaviors of cancer patients and provides ideas for future research.


Tech Watch Column: Gitco’S Investigation Of Tech Tools For Training And Knowledge, Sonnet Ireland, Rebecca Blakeley 2009 University of New Orleans

Tech Watch Column: Gitco’S Investigation Of Tech Tools For Training And Knowledge, Sonnet Ireland, Rebecca Blakeley

Sonnet Ireland

No abstract provided.


Counting Victims And Multiplying Counts: Business Robbery, Faux Victims, And Draconian Punishment, Jennifer Allison, Harry Caldwell 2009 Pepperdine University

Counting Victims And Multiplying Counts: Business Robbery, Faux Victims, And Draconian Punishment, Jennifer Allison, Harry Caldwell

Jennifer Allison

This Article offers a 50-state survey of robbery statutes, specifically examining the charging and sentencing regimes for the robbery of a business during which multiple people, including employees and customers, are threatened. It begins by presenting a historical overview of the crime of robbery, focusing specifically on the robbery of a business. Then, the survey results are described, and specific problems related to multiplicity of punishment are discussed. Finally, a reasonable and ideal model of business robbery jurisprudence is offered - one that focuses on punishing the defendant proportionally to the severity of the crime committed, and that furthers the intention ...


Refworks Brief Summary, Cheryl Stiles 2009 Kennesaw State University

Refworks Brief Summary, Cheryl Stiles

Cheryl Stiles

No abstract provided.


The Design And Engineering Of Mobile Data Services:Developing An Ontology Based On Business Model Thinking, Mutaz Al-Debei, Guy Fitzgerald 2009 The University of Jordan

The Design And Engineering Of Mobile Data Services:Developing An Ontology Based On Business Model Thinking, Mutaz Al-Debei, Guy Fitzgerald

Dr. Mutaz M. Al-Debei

This paper addresses the design and engineering problem related to mobile data services. The aim of the research is to inform and advise mobile service design and engineering by looking at this issue from a rigorous and holistic perspective. To this aim, this paper develops an ontology based on business model thinking. The developed ontology identifies four primary dimensions in designing business models of mobile data services: value proposition, value network, value architecture, and value finance. Within these dimensions, 15 key design concepts are identified along with their interrelationships and rules in the telecommunication service business model domain and unambiguous ...


Blogs As Tools For Online Information Sharing : Librarians In The Blogosphere, Helen Eke 2009 University of Nigeria,Nsukka

Blogs As Tools For Online Information Sharing : Librarians In The Blogosphere, Helen Eke

Helen Nneka Eke-Okpala

No abstract provided.


Finding Articles And Journals Via Google Scholar, Journal Portals, And Link Resolvers: Usability Study And Results, L Dixon, C Duncan, Jody Fagan, M Mandernach, Stefanie Warlick 2009 James Madison University

Finding Articles And Journals Via Google Scholar, Journal Portals, And Link Resolvers: Usability Study And Results, L Dixon, C Duncan, Jody Fagan, M Mandernach, Stefanie Warlick

Stefanie E Warlick

No abstract provided.


Catalytic Innovation In Microfinance For Inclusive Growth: Insights From Sks Microfinance, Lakshmi Mohan, Devendra Potnis 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Catalytic Innovation In Microfinance For Inclusive Growth: Insights From Sks Microfinance, Lakshmi Mohan, Devendra Potnis

Devendra Potnis

Microfinance offers a means for reaching the poor who are left out of the formal financial sector. A fundamentally new way is needed to create a scalable and sustainable business model to meet this unmet need: a catalytic innovation. Our study focused on Swayam Krishi Sangam (SKS), an archetype of a catalytic innovator. The insights gained from our 3-year longitudinal study led to the proposed framework for a catalytic innovator encompassing five factors: customer focus on the poor and social entrepreneurship for the social mission. operational innovation, information technology, human capital management for scaling, and financial sustainability.

DOI: 10.1080 ...


Digital Commons: Publishing Undergraduate Student Research, Tim Tamminga 2009 Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress)

Digital Commons: Publishing Undergraduate Student Research, Tim Tamminga

Tim Tamminga

An institutional repository can be used to showcase undergraduate scholarship in a number of ways. These examples suggest that teaching schools can use Digital Commons as effectively as research universities.


What Are We Really Doing To Market Electronic Resources?, Marie Kennedy 2009 Loyola Marymount University

What Are We Really Doing To Market Electronic Resources?, Marie Kennedy

Marie R. Kennedy

No abstract provided.


Digitalcommons@Ilr: Institutional Repository Marketing And Development At The Catherwood Library, Ilr School, Cornell University, Suzanne Cohen, Jim DelRosso, Mary Newhart 2009 Cornell University ILR School

Digitalcommons@Ilr: Institutional Repository Marketing And Development At The Catherwood Library, Ilr School, Cornell University, Suzanne Cohen, Jim Delrosso, Mary Newhart

Suzanne Cohen

No abstract provided.


Finlandia University Oral History Digitization Project, Kent Randell 2009 Boise State University

Finlandia University Oral History Digitization Project, Kent Randell

Kent Randell

Funded in part by a grant from the Keweenaw National Historic Park Advisory Commission. Created 580 digital audio .wav files, 211 .mp3 excerpts, and scanned 203 transcripts from the Finnish Folklore and Social Change in the Great Lakes Mining Region Oral History Collection.


Departmentally Embedded Librarianship As A Way To Enhance The Traditional Library Liaisonship Program, Kathryn Waggoner 2009 Grand Valley State University

Departmentally Embedded Librarianship As A Way To Enhance The Traditional Library Liaisonship Program, Kathryn Waggoner

Kathryn L Waggoner

No abstract provided.


Early Illinois Newspapers And Job Printers: The Terence A. Tanner Collection, Ryan Ross 2009 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Early Illinois Newspapers And Job Printers: The Terence A. Tanner Collection, Ryan Ross

Ryan A. Ross

In 1981 the Chicago antiquarian bookseller Terry Tanner began developing a plan for a history of nineteenth century Illinois newspapers and job printers. This project would entail a revision of Franklin William Scott’s Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois, 1814-1879 (1910) and Cecil K. Byrd’s A Bibliography of Illinois Imprints, 1814-58 (1966). For two decades Tanner assembled copious notes, which filled boxes, binders, metal filing drawers, and cartons, not to mention the margins of the books he used as secondary sources. Over the course of the project, he published two articles under his legal name, Terence A. Tanner, entitled ...


Connecting With Colleagues: The Creation Of A Journal Club, Barbara Wood, Kristen Morda 2009 Selected Works

Connecting With Colleagues: The Creation Of A Journal Club, Barbara Wood, Kristen Morda

Barbara Wood

Annual Meeting


Immigrant Youth’S Perceptions Of The Library: A Pilot Study Involving Youth Ages 14-18 Years Of African And Caribbean Origin, Joseph Artinger, Paulette Rothbauer 2009 Western University

Immigrant Youth’S Perceptions Of The Library: A Pilot Study Involving Youth Ages 14-18 Years Of African And Caribbean Origin, Joseph Artinger, Paulette Rothbauer

Paulette Rothbauer

Abstract: A pilot study of immigrant youth ages 14-18 of African and Caribbean descent revealed a generation wired to the internet for their information needs. The study finds that they would benefit from library programs better suited to their day to day life questions concerned with living in the adopted community. 

Résumé : Une étude pilote auprès de jeunes de 14 à 18 ans d'origine afro-caribéenne révèle une génération qui se branche sur le web pour satisfaire ses besoins informationnels. L'étude démontre que ces jeunes tireraient profit de programmes en bibliothèque mieux adaptés aux enjeux du quotidien qui pavent ...


Early Postcards Of The State Normal School, Bridgewater, Mass., Ellen Dubinsky 2009 Bridgewater State University

Early Postcards Of The State Normal School, Bridgewater, Mass., Ellen Dubinsky

Ellen Dubinsky

View the Bridgewater State University campus (then known as the State Normal School at Bridgewater, Massachusetts) as depicted in these postcards from the early 20th century.


Library Extension Services For Hospitality Industries Via Ict: Potentials For Culture And Tourism Development, Victor Nwachukwu, Uzoamaka, Helen Okpala (nee Eke) 2009 University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Library Extension Services For Hospitality Industries Via Ict: Potentials For Culture And Tourism Development, Victor Nwachukwu, Uzoamaka, Helen Okpala (Nee Eke)

Helen Nneka Eke-Okpala

The paper highlights essential library extension services for hospitality industries which could be provided through information communication technologies (ICTs). The services in this category through the library that are expected to be useful in the hospitality industry include: provision of guides in form of maps, directories, biographies, etc, referral services (providing answers to client''s questions), entertainment (recreational facilities like provision of traditional games, toys, etc). All these services are expected to be potentials for cultural and tourism development in Nigeria. The paper concludes that librarians seriously ought to attract tourists to their sites as it would go a long ...


Documents Journey Through Time: Weeding A History, Vickie Mix 2009 South Dakota State University

Documents Journey Through Time: Weeding A History, Vickie Mix

Vickie Mix

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to offer a reflective analysis of project planning for the legal disposition of a large Federal Documents Collection in an off-site storage facility. Design/methodology/approach - This paper provides a case study. Findings - This paper examines specific steps in a project plan for relocation and disposition of Federal Documents received under the Federal Depository Library Program. Originality/value - The paper contributes to the discussion of library space needs, the disposition of tangible resources in an increasingly electronic age and the challenges libraries face in managing collections.


Utah Libraries News, Lesli Baker 2009 Utah Valley University

Utah Libraries News, Lesli Baker

Lesli A Baker

No abstract provided.


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