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Pride On The Other Side: The Emergence Of Lgbt Web Sites For Prospective Students, Christopher Tremblay, Ed.D 2009 Western Michigan University

Pride On The Other Side: The Emergence Of Lgbt Web Sites For Prospective Students, Christopher Tremblay, Ed.D

Christopher W Tremblay, Ed.D

No abstract provided.


Towards Voluntary Interoperable Open Access Licenses For The Global Earth Observation System Of Systems (Geoss), Harlan Onsrud, James Campbell, Bastiaan van Loenen 2009 University of Maine - Main

Towards Voluntary Interoperable Open Access Licenses For The Global Earth Observation System Of Systems (Geoss), Harlan Onsrud, James Campbell, Bastiaan Van Loenen

Harlan J Onsrud

Access to earth observation data has become critically important for the wellbeing of society. A major impediment to achieving widespread sharing of earth observation data is lack of an operational web-wide system that is transparent and consistent in allowing users to legally access and use the earth observations of others without seeking permission from data contributors or investigating terms of usage on a case-by-case basis. This article explores approaches to supplying a license-based system to overcome this impediment in the context of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems. It discusses the benefits and drawbacks of the explored approaches and ...


Telepresence, Soundscapes And Technological Expectation: Putting The Observer Into The Equation., Gary Pettey, Cheryl Bracken, Bridget Rubenking, Michael Buncher, Erika Gress 2009 Cleveland State University

Telepresence, Soundscapes And Technological Expectation: Putting The Observer Into The Equation., Gary Pettey, Cheryl Bracken, Bridget Rubenking, Michael Buncher, Erika Gress

Cheryl C Bracken

No abstract provided.


Skull Face And The Self-Fulfilling Stereotype, Lisa Wade, Gwen Sharp 2009 Occidental College

Skull Face And The Self-Fulfilling Stereotype, Lisa Wade, Gwen Sharp

Lisa Wade

No abstract provided.


Service Learning As A Vehicle For Promoting Student Political Efficacy, Dari Sylvester 2009 University of the Pacific

Service Learning As A Vehicle For Promoting Student Political Efficacy, Dari Sylvester

Dari E. Sylvester

Research demonstrates young people’s underperformance in the political process (Colby, Beaumont, Ehrlich, & Corngold, 2007; Delli Carpini 2000). For young people, “What is missing is the belief that becoming involved in public life in any way that involves politics, government, or organized collective action…is likely to be effective or satisfying” (Delli Carpini 2000, 344). This lack of political efficacy—the belief that one can make a difference in political outcomes—figures prominently among traditional college-aged students.


Sport In Canada: A History, Donald Morrow, Kevin Wamsley 2009 Western University Canada

Sport In Canada: A History, Donald Morrow, Kevin Wamsley

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


A Social Networking Primer For Librarians, Cliff Landis 2009 Georgia State University

A Social Networking Primer For Librarians, Cliff Landis

Cliff Landis

Social networking is rapidly infiltrating the information environment, and it is essential that librarians understand how best to use these sites and tools with their work to better serve their users and reach people who have never before used the library. A Social Networking Primer for Librarians, part of Neal-Schuman’s The Tech Set®, gives librarians a start-to-finish guide to the basics for using and maximizing popular social networking sites in all types of libraries.


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.


Let’S “Transform” The Colts The Way We Do Public Schools: Phase 1, Jeff Abbott 2009 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

Let’S “Transform” The Colts The Way We Do Public Schools: Phase 1, Jeff Abbott

Jeff Abbott

This article, done tongue-in-cheek, uses sarcasm to parallel the need to reform public education with the need to reform the Indianapolis Colts.


Help-Seeking Barriers Of Extended-Stay Hotel Residents, Terri Lewinson, C Collard 2009 Georgia State University

Help-Seeking Barriers Of Extended-Stay Hotel Residents, Terri Lewinson, C Collard

Terri Lewinson

No abstract provided.


The New Deal And The Political Party System, Richard Skinner 2009 Rollins College

The New Deal And The Political Party System, Richard Skinner

Richard M. Skinner

No abstract provided.


Symposium: Perspectives On Fundamental Rights In South Asia, Anil Kalhan 2009 Drexel University School of Law; University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

Symposium: Perspectives On Fundamental Rights In South Asia, Anil Kalhan

Anil Kalhan

This symposium issue of the Drexel Law Review marks the anticipated launch of a proposed new section on Law and South Asian Studies of the Association of American Law Schools, including several contributions that were initially presented during a session of the proposed section at AALS Annual Meeting for 2010. The proposed AALS section comes at a moment of heightened interest in the region among lawyers, policymakers, and the public at large in the United States, and is part of a rapidly growing constellation of scholarly initiatives on law in South Asia that have emerged internationally in recent years. In ...


Building Dignity; Website Of The Non-Profit Organization Building Dignity, Paul Dosh, Emily Hedin, Henrik Mitsch 2009 Macalester College

Building Dignity; Website Of The Non-Profit Organization Building Dignity, Paul Dosh, Emily Hedin, Henrik Mitsch

Paul Dosh

No abstract provided.


Broadband For Public Libraries: Importance, Issues, And Research Needs, L. Mandel, Bradley Bishop, C. McClure, J. Bertot, P. Jaeger 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Broadband For Public Libraries: Importance, Issues, And Research Needs, L. Mandel, Bradley Bishop, C. Mcclure, J. Bertot, P. Jaeger

Bradley Wade Bishop

U.S. public libraries provide free public internet services to the communities that they serve, but require robust, high-speed broadband internet connections to continue meeting public demands. The 2008–2009 Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study (PLFTAS) illustrates challenges that public libraries encounter in achieving broadband connectivity and equipment upgrades, and maintaining acceptable levels of services as they meet continually increasing internet-enabled service demands. This article: 1) analyzes the ability of public libraries to serve as a community-based public internet access point in the context of limited funding and access to telecommunications services and equipment; 2) discusses key policy issues that affect the provision of public library internet-enabled services through broadband; 3) provides recommendations for policy makers to include libraries as part of a larger national-level telecommunications policy; and 4) identifies a number of topics and issues that need further investigation and research in this shifting policy environment. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2010.02.004


An Analysis Of The Incidence Of Recruiter Irregularites, Paul Heaton 2009 Rand Corporation

An Analysis Of The Incidence Of Recruiter Irregularites, Paul Heaton

Paul Heaton

We examine the prevalence and consequences of irregularities by military recruiters. Recruiter irregularities are uncommon — using the services' data for tracking allegations between 2007–2009, we document about 1 allegation per 1,000 applicants. Between 1 to 3 percent of the recruiter workforce is involved in substantiated allegations in a given year, with concealment or falsification representing the most common form of irregularity. Exploring Army contract data, we compare the characteristics of those signing contracts at the end of the recruiting month — when recruiters are under the greatest pressure to meet their monthly recruiting quotas — with those signed earlier in ...


Appendix J: Reading List In Applied Sport Psychology: Psychological Skills Training, Alan Kornspan, Michael Sachs 2009 University of Akron Main Campus

Appendix J: Reading List In Applied Sport Psychology: Psychological Skills Training, Alan Kornspan, Michael Sachs

Alan S Kornspan

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.


The Polarized Presidency: Depth And Breadth Of Public Partisanship, Brian Newman, Emerson Siegle 2009 Pepperdine University

The Polarized Presidency: Depth And Breadth Of Public Partisanship, Brian Newman, Emerson Siegle

Brian Newman

This essay examines the extent of partisan polarization in the public's views of the president from 1972 to 2008, extending earlier studies by placing the George W. Bush administration in historical context and exploring the depth and breadth of polarization. The authors find that the party gap in presidential approval has grown significantly over time. Moreover, more inpartisans strongly approve of the president and more outpartisans strongly disapprove. In addition, polarization has become broader as assessments of economic conditions, the president's handling of foreign relations, perceptions of the ideological difference between the president and citizens, and views of ...


Vampire Island, Anastasia Tsaliki 2009 University of Athens (Greece) alumna, University of Durham (UK) alumna

Vampire Island, Anastasia Tsaliki

Anastasia Tsaliki

Participation in this documentary directed by Julian Thomas and produced by Electric Sky for History Channel International.

"The legend of blood sucking vampires has captured peoples’ imagination for generations. Mysterious tales of the undead rising from their coffins to terrorise the living and drain their blood are the stuff of horror movies and novels. But a crack team of archaeologists and forensic scientists have uncovered hard evidence for the existence of the legend – a legend that continues to haunt communities in the present day…"


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 ...


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