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Making It Accessible: Mary Alice Evatt And Australian Modernist Art, Melissa Boyde 2010 University of Wollongong

Making It Accessible: Mary Alice Evatt And Australian Modernist Art, Melissa Boyde

Melissa Boyde

In his autobiography art historian Bernard Smith recounts how, as a young art teacher posted to a school at Murraguldrie in country New South Wales (NSW) in the mid 1930s, he tried unsuccessfully to borrow books on modern art from the country lending service of the State Public Library. On a visit to Sydney he made an appointment to see the NSW Chief Librarian W. H. Ifould, “a man of considerable power and influence in New South Wales” who was also a trustee of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). Smith took to the meeting the small ...


Techie Petting Zoo, Neil Sobol 2010 Texas A&M University School of Law

Techie Petting Zoo, Neil Sobol

Neil L Sobol

No abstract provided.


Managerial Incentives, Market Power And Bank Risk Taking, Mamiza Haq, Shams Pathan, Barry Williams 2010 Bond University

Managerial Incentives, Market Power And Bank Risk Taking, Mamiza Haq, Shams Pathan, Barry Williams

Barry Williams

We investigate the effect of managerial incentives and market power on bank risk‐taking for a sample of 212 large US bank holding companies over 1997‐2004 (i.e. 1,534 observations). Bank managers have incentives to prefer less risk while bank shareholders have preference for ‘excessive’ risk. Likewise, the market power is the centre piece of any bank regulation.However, the literature is inconclusive as to the effect of managerial incentives and market power on bank risk‐taking. Our results reveal a U‐shaped relation between bank risk and CEO ownership (proxy for managerial incentives) and between bank risk ...


Social Harmony Versus Social Change? Majority And Minority Perspectives On Common Identity, John F. Dovidio 2010 Yale University

Social Harmony Versus Social Change? Majority And Minority Perspectives On Common Identity, John F. Dovidio

Migration and Ethnic Relations Colloquium Series

No abstract provided.


Mitosis And The Life Cycle: A Metaphor For The Transformation Of The Research Librarian, Sally A. Gore, Lisa A. Palmer 2010 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Mitosis And The Life Cycle: A Metaphor For The Transformation Of The Research Librarian, Sally A. Gore, Lisa A. Palmer

Lisa A. Palmer

Purpose: This poster describes how established and traditional library tools and services at an academic health sciences library served as the “nucleus” for new services and collaborations with university researchers. Setting/Participants/Resources: The Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) formally established a Research and Scholarly Communication Services department in January 2009. The department is currently comprised of two librarians. Brief Description: The Research and Scholarly Communication Services department is charged with overseeing four major areas: scholarly communication; integration of library services into the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) and the research community; the ...


Comparative Genetics Of Seven Plants Endemic To Florida’S Lake Wales Ridge, Eric S. Menges, Rebecca W. Dolan, Rebecca Yahr, Doria R. Gordan 2010 Butler University

Comparative Genetics Of Seven Plants Endemic To Florida’S Lake Wales Ridge, Eric S. Menges, Rebecca W. Dolan, Rebecca Yahr, Doria R. Gordan

Rebecca W. Dolan

Here we submit that mathematical tools used in population viability analysis can be used in conjunction with floristic and faunistic surveys to predict changes in biogeographic range. We illustrate our point by summarizing the results of a demographic study of Lobelia boykinii. In this study we used deterministic and stochastic matrix models to estimate the growth rate and to predict the time to extinction for three populations growing in the Carolina bays. The stochastic model better discriminated among the fates of the three populations. It predicted extinction for two populations in the next 25 years but no extinction of the ...


Managing The Data Deluge: Understanding Scientists' Need For Data Curation Services, Jeanine M. Scaramozzino, Marisa Ramirez, Karen McGaughey 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Managing The Data Deluge: Understanding Scientists' Need For Data Curation Services, Jeanine M. Scaramozzino, Marisa Ramirez, Karen Mcgaughey

Library Scholarship

While library research on data curation is active and ongoing in the humanities and social sciences, the research regarding data curation within the sciences is in its infancy. The lack of knowledge about data creation, management, and reuse has a direct impact on librarianship, library services, and library users, as libraries are now being asked to provide services to archive data created at their universities. What are the data curation needs on campus, and what services are libraries and librarians willing and able to provide to meet these needs?

Information gathered from a survey distributed to Cal Poly State University ...


Early Career Issues In Academic Librarianship, Katherine O'Clair 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Early Career Issues In Academic Librarianship, Katherine O'Clair

Library Scholarship

Are you early in your career (< 5 years) as an academic librarian or a library school student thinking about pursuing a career in academic librarianship? Do you have questions or concerns about how to plan your career and stay on track (RPT, anyone?) or even how to land that first job as an academic librarian? Bring your questions, concerns, thoughts, and more and let’s talk! We’ll get out that “elephant in the living room” and have a discussion about the issues that matter most to early career librarians and library school students. Are you an experienced librarian with some advice and suggestions for those early in their careers or just starting out? Please join us and share your thoughts on how to navigate successfully through the bends and turns of the first few years as an academic librarian.


To Use Print Serials Or Not To Use Print Serials: That Is The Survey(Monkey), Matt Torrence, Jared Hoppenfeld 2010 University of South Florida Tampa Library

To Use Print Serials Or Not To Use Print Serials: That Is The Survey(Monkey), Matt Torrence, Jared Hoppenfeld

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

A recent Print Serials Review was conducted at the University of South Florida Tampa Library with the intention of replacing low-use print titles with high-demand print or electronic resources. Two concepts motivated this project. 1) Journals have long been an important resource for an academic institution, but the format in which these resources are primarily used has changed with increased electronic availability. 2) Collection development librarians at USF wish to deliver high-demand resources to their faculty and students. In today’s economy, in order to make this concept a reality, low-use titles must be relinquished.

This presentation will consist of ...


Holocaust Remembrance Day, South Dakota State University 2010 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Holocaust Remembrance Day, South Dakota State University

Ethnic History

Bibliography and photographs of a display of government documents from South Dakota State University.


Best Practices For U.S. Academic Library Consortia, Judi Guzzy 2010 Johnson County Community College

Best Practices For U.S. Academic Library Consortia, Judi Guzzy

Library Papers and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Though I Am Gone, 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Though I Am Gone

The China Beat Blog Archive 2008-2012

In his review of Andrew Walder’s Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement, John Gittings discusses the July 1966 murder of Bian Zhongyun, deputy principal of the Beijing Normal Girls’ High School. Gittings mentions that Bian’s story has been told in a moving documentary that features interviews with her husband, who shares photographs that he took at the time of her death. The entire movie, Wo sui siqu (我虽死去 Though I Am Gone), is available on YouTube; below, we’ve embedded the first section of the film (in Mandarin with English subtitles).


Identifying Updated Metadata And Images From A Content Provider, Wendy Robertson 2010 University of Iowa

Identifying Updated Metadata And Images From A Content Provider, Wendy Robertson

University of Iowa Libraries Staff Publications

Items in a digital collections are frequently not static, instead being updated in some way. When this information comes from a content provider mixed with new materials, the updates need to be separated from the new content. It also needs to be clear what content specifically was updated. Is it a new image or did a single image become compound images? Was metadata added or removed and were these changes in a field that we have also modified? This presentation will cover using Microsoft Excel and Access to find the updates so that the work can then proceed in CONTENTdm


Exploring The Use Of Summon At Grand Valley State University, Doug Way 2010 Grand Valley State University

Exploring The Use Of Summon At Grand Valley State University, Doug Way

Doug Way

Innovative libraries around the world are embracing web-scale discovery as a powerful new ally in bringing net-gen users back to the library as the starting point for research. This groundbreaking new technology exposes content riches in a way that “millenials” and other end-users expect and understand: from a single search box and an appealing, easy interface.Plus, it delivers unbiased, relevant results in sub-second response time, liberating researchers to move forward in their work. Web-scale discovery is now in use by academic libraries and evidence shows it’s moving them forward, improving service and elevating their profile. Spend an hour ...


Kabul Times (Jan. - Mar., 1979), Afghanistan 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Kabul Times (Jan. - Mar., 1979), Afghanistan

Digitized Afghanistan Materials in English from the Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection

Kabul Times, January - March, 1979


Spartan Daily April 8, 2010, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2010 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily April 8, 2010, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily (School of Journalism and Mass Communications)

Volume 134, Issue 34


“Do It For All Your Public Hairs!”: Latino Boys, Masculinity, And Puberty, Richard Mora 2010 Occidental College

“Do It For All Your Public Hairs!”: Latino Boys, Masculinity, And Puberty, Richard Mora

Richard Mora

No abstract provided.


Project Federated Search, Neil Sobol 2010 Texas A&M University School of Law

Project Federated Search, Neil Sobol

Neil L Sobol

No abstract provided.


Evaluating The Impact Of The Swahili Expressive Arts Collection, Stephanie Davis-Kahl 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Evaluating The Impact Of The Swahili Expressive Arts Collection, Stephanie Davis-Kahl

Stephanie Davis-Kahl

This presentation is an overview of the results of a study completed in Fall of 2008 focusing on three elements of the Swahili Expressive Arts Collection at Illinois Wesleyan University: image captions, theme and perceptions about Africa before and after viewing.


An Update On The New England E-Science Portal For Librarians, Donna Kafel 2010 University of Massachusetts Medical School

An Update On The New England E-Science Portal For Librarians, Donna Kafel

University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

Donna Kafel, MLIS, Web Portal Project Coordinator, provides an update on the E-Science Web Portal, sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region. The need for the portal was identified during the Facilitated Group Discussion at the 2009 E-Science Symposium. Attendees will also discuss next steps for action, to be ultimately reported as recommendations for area librarians to pursue in the support of their institutional scientific research.


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