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Opstal's "The Next Worship: Glorifying God In A Diverse World" (Critical Book Review), Lindsay Van Sicklen 2017 George Fox University

Opstal's "The Next Worship: Glorifying God In A Diverse World" (Critical Book Review), Lindsay Van Sicklen

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Buchanan And Mcdonoughs' "The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide" (Book Review), Paul Hartog 2017 Faith Baptist Bible College & Theological Seminary

Buchanan And Mcdonoughs' "The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide" (Book Review), Paul Hartog

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Same Titles, Different Formats: Does Print Or Electronic Get More Use?, Alex Rolfe, Merrill Johnson 2017 George Fox University

Same Titles, Different Formats: Does Print Or Electronic Get More Use?, Alex Rolfe, Merrill Johnson

The Christian Librarian

This article examines the use of both print and electronic monographs at George Fox University libraries over a period of thirty-three months for 8,500 titles that were held in both formats. Results indicate that print is more likely to be used than electronic. The implications of the findings, as well as related factors determining future decision making relative to format, are discussed.


Digitally Segregated Understanding Technology Readiness In Preparation For Higher Education Success, Gloria D. Mullons 2017 National Louis University

Digitally Segregated Understanding Technology Readiness In Preparation For Higher Education Success, Gloria D. Mullons

Dissertations

The Digital Divide is the gulf between those that have access and use of technology and those that do not. The Digital Divide is a multilayered issue impacting low-income persons, low literacy persons, seniors, and persons with disabilities. The new emphasis is on whether people know how to use technological devices and the Internet for multiple purposes, especially to function and progress in daily society. This dissertation study focuses on technology readiness in preparation for higher education, specifically examining: 1) experiences students had prior to attending the HP3 program, 2) factors that influenced student preparedness for engaging in college-level technology ...


Soloing With Friends, Jeannie Ferriss 2017 George Fox University

Soloing With Friends, Jeannie Ferriss

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Pratt's "Don't Panic: How To Keep Going When The Going Gets Tough" (Book Review), Deborah Hunt 2017 Lancaster Bible College

Pratt's "Don't Panic: How To Keep Going When The Going Gets Tough" (Book Review), Deborah Hunt

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Annotated Bibliography: Clean Graphic Novels, Robert Burgess 2017 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Annotated Bibliography: Clean Graphic Novels, Robert Burgess

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Current State Of Scholarship In Christian Liberal Arts Schools A Study Of Cccu Teaching Faculty And Librarians, Craighton T. Hippenhammer, Garrett Trott 2017 Olivet Nazarene University

Current State Of Scholarship In Christian Liberal Arts Schools A Study Of Cccu Teaching Faculty And Librarians, Craighton T. Hippenhammer, Garrett Trott

The Christian Librarian

This is the first of two articles that explains the results of an in-depth research study of teaching faculty and librarian scholarship within the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). This article examines the nature and extent of that scholarship and the article examines its necessity


Maximizing Institutional Archives With Limited Resources: A Case Study, Beth Arjona 2017 George Fox University

Maximizing Institutional Archives With Limited Resources: A Case Study, Beth Arjona

The Christian Librarian

This practice-oriented article shares how one small institution on a tight budget without a fulltime archivist leveraged existing resources (human, technological, and physical) to maximize 75 years of institutional archives for a recent milestone alumni reunion. Projects included drafting an institutional history, interviewing long-time members of the institution, organizing photos for display, and providing alumni with access to yearbooks. Special attention is given to the process of creating a 20-minute institutional history video, which premiered at an alumni banquet and was shared with other constituents electronically. There is also a focus on project management and collaborating with coworkers in other ...


Emdin's "For White Folks Who Teach In The Hood ... And The Rest Of Y'All Too: Reality Pedagogy And Urban Education" (Book Review), Cathie Chatmon 2017 Piedmont International University

Emdin's "For White Folks Who Teach In The Hood ... And The Rest Of Y'All Too: Reality Pedagogy And Urban Education" (Book Review), Cathie Chatmon

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Bonn And Furloughs' "Getting The Word Out: Academic Libraries As Scholarly Publishers" (Book Review), Craighton Hippenhammer 2017 Olivet Nazarene University

Bonn And Furloughs' "Getting The Word Out: Academic Libraries As Scholarly Publishers" (Book Review), Craighton Hippenhammer

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Secession And Federalism In The United States: Tools For Managing Regional Conflict In A Pluralist Society, Erin Ryan 2017 Florida State University College of Law

Secession And Federalism In The United States: Tools For Managing Regional Conflict In A Pluralist Society, Erin Ryan

Erin Ryan

This Article explores the use of federalism and secession as tools for managing regional conflict within pluralist governance, drawing on underappreciated features of the American experience.  Epic struggles to balance autonomy with interdependence have taken on new urgency as dissatisfaction with globalization inspires political cataclysms unimaginable just a few years ago—including ‘Brexit’ from the European Union and American threats to leave NATO.  The same impetus toward devolution also surfaces in heated intra-national conflicts.  Recent calls for secession in Scotland, Catalonia, Québec, the Sudan, and even the United States reveal multiple political contexts in which questions have been raised about ...


Reaping Richer Returns : Public Spending Priorities For African Agriculture Productivity Growth, Aparajita Goyal, John Nash 2017 World Bank

Reaping Richer Returns : Public Spending Priorities For African Agriculture Productivity Growth, Aparajita Goyal, John Nash

Aparajita Goyal

Enhancing the productivity of agriculture is vital for Sub-Saharan Africa's economic future and is one of the most important tools to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity in the region. How governments elect to spend public resources has significant development impact in this regard. Choosing to catalyze a shift toward more effective, efficient, and climate-resilient public spending in agriculture can accelerate change and unleash growth. Not only does agricultural public spending in Sub-Saharan Africa lag behind other developing regions but its impact is vitiated by subsidy programs and transfers that tend to benefit elites to the detriment of ...


Housing Conditions In Kano, Nigeria: A Qualitative Assessment Of Adequacy, Abdulqadir Bello, Istvan Egresi 2017 Fatih University

Housing Conditions In Kano, Nigeria: A Qualitative Assessment Of Adequacy, Abdulqadir Bello, Istvan Egresi

Istvan Egresi

 Many studies have attempted to assess the qualitative adequacy of housing in Nigeria. However, most of these studies focus either on slums or on public housing projects. There are very few empirical studies that examine and compare the qualitative adequacy of housing belonging to different population groups and from different neighborhoods in a city. The purpose of this study is to assess the housing quality in the (entire) city of Kano, Nigeria and to examine the disparities in housing adequacy across the city based on four factors: neighborhood density level, location of the neighborhood relative to the old city wall ...


The Practical Paradox: The Brics As A Venue For Soft Power, 2017 Selected Works

The Practical Paradox: The Brics As A Venue For Soft Power

Giulio M Gallarotti

No one can contest the observation that the BRICS as a bloc appears to be an amalgamation of strange bedfellows. The common perception generated by this observation leads people to believe that such diversity acts as an impediment to the quest for enhancing national influence through the venue of an international bloc such as the BRICS.  Indeed, in this age of growing regionalism among emerging powers, the common model of strength through amalgamation seems to underscore the power of similarity in building coalitions that marshal greater influence for emerging nations in the world system. An amalgamation like the BRICS is ...


Ceo Compensation And Risk-Taking At Financial Firms: Evidence From U.S. Federal Loan Assistance, Amar Gande, Swami Kalpathy 2017 Southern Methodist University

Ceo Compensation And Risk-Taking At Financial Firms: Evidence From U.S. Federal Loan Assistance, Amar Gande, Swami Kalpathy

Amar Gande

We examine whether risk-taking among the largest financial firms in the U.S. is related to CEO equity incentives before the 2008 financial crisis.  Using data on U.S. Federal Reserve emergency loans provided to these firms, we find that the amount of emergency loans and total days the loans are outstanding are increasing in pre-crisis CEO risk-taking incentives – “vega”.  Our results are robust to accounting for endogeneity in CEO equity incentives and selection of financial firms into emergency loan programs.  We also rule out the possibility that our results are driven by a bank’s funding base, bank complexity ...


The Cost Of Basic Income: Back-Of-The-Envelope Calculations, Karl Widerquist 2017 Georgetown University-Qatar

The Cost Of Basic Income: Back-Of-The-Envelope Calculations, Karl Widerquist

Karl Widerquist

This article shows how the cost of Universal Basic Income (UBI) is often misunderstood and greatly exaggerated. It then presents simple, “back-of-the-envelope” estimates of the net cost of a UBI set at about the official poverty line: $12,000 per adult and $6,000 per child with a 50% “marginal tax rate.” These back-of-the-envelope calculations present a greatly simplified UBI scheme meant not a practical proposal but as a method to obtain a ballpark estimate of the cost of UBI in isolation. Even with simplifying assumptions, these figures are several times more accurate than many common but exaggerated estimates. Key ...


Get To Know Your Librarian: How A Simple Orientation Program Helped Alleviate Library Anxiety, Rachael Muszkiewicz 2017 Valparaiso University

Get To Know Your Librarian: How A Simple Orientation Program Helped Alleviate Library Anxiety, Rachael Muszkiewicz

Rachael Muszkiewicz

Library orientations do their part to familiarize students with information literacy, and how the library fits within university life.  But what if an orientation could give a student a strong introduction to their academic librarians?  Research in academic libraries has noted that library anxiety remains a continual problem among current students.  Valparaiso University librarians created the Get to Know Your Librarian program, which sought to make librarians accessible.  Using humor and casualness, incoming students were “introduced” to librarians through a series of fun facts.  This simple program, was successful in helping alleviate incoming students’ library anxiety before their first semester.


Exploring The Relationship Between Urban Forms And Co2 Emissions In 104 Chinese Cities, Mingshu Wang 2017 University of Georgia

Exploring The Relationship Between Urban Forms And Co2 Emissions In 104 Chinese Cities, Mingshu Wang

Mingshu Wang

No abstract provided.


Polycentric Urban Development In China: A Multi-Scale Analysis, Mingshu Wang 2017 University of Georgia

Polycentric Urban Development In China: A Multi-Scale Analysis, Mingshu Wang

Mingshu Wang

No abstract provided.


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