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Georgia Library Quarterly, Winter 2010, Susan Cooley 2010 Kennesaw State University

Georgia Library Quarterly, Winter 2010, Susan Cooley

Georgia Library Quarterly

Complete issue of Georgia Library Quarterly, Winter 2010, vol. 47, no. 1.


Selections From The Grafx Collection, Ellen Corrigan 2010 Eastern Illinois University

Selections From The Grafx Collection, Ellen Corrigan

Ellen K. Corrigan

Introductory text, captions, and installation photograph from “Selections from the GraFX Collection,” an independently curated exhibit on display at Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, August-September 2010. Features highlights from the library's collection of graphic novels.


Exploring Library 2.0 On The Social Web, Steve Brantley 2010 Eastern Illinois University

Exploring Library 2.0 On The Social Web, Steve Brantley

Steve Brantley

Library 2.0 literature has described many of the possibilities Web 2.0 technologies offer libraries. Case studies have assessed local use, but no studies have measured the Library 2.0 phenomenon by searching public social networking sites. This study used library-specific terms to search public social networking sites, blog search engines, and social bookmarking sites for activity associated with librarians and library users. Blog search data about the recentness of activity or the popularity of a blog post indicate Library 2.0 technology has many early adopters but provide less evidence of sustained use. The results follow a curve ...


Separated Children Fleeing Persecution: A Comparative Study Of Asylum Policies In The U.K. And The U.S., Sarah M. Howe 2010 Connecticut College

Separated Children Fleeing Persecution: A Comparative Study Of Asylum Policies In The U.K. And The U.S., Sarah M. Howe

Government and International Relations Honors Papers

No abstract provided.


Emergency Response In Large-Scale Disasters: Lessons Learned And Implications For National Security, Ashton Rohmer 2010 Connecticut College

Emergency Response In Large-Scale Disasters: Lessons Learned And Implications For National Security, Ashton Rohmer

Government and International Relations Honors Papers

This work analyzes the domestic emergency management policy of the United States and the extent to which it reflects an imbalance in U.S. national security policy. It tests the thesis that despite the rhetoric of enhanced emergency management capabilities in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the U.S. still remains vulnerable to largescale domestic emergencies due to a lack of adequate planning and resources. This vulnerability stems from a failure to implement lessons learned from large-scale domestic incidents such as the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the Northeast Blackout of 2003. Since U.S ...


In Situ Growth Of Sno2 On Graphene Nanosheets As Advanced Anode Materials For Rechargeable Lithium Batteries, Xiaowei Yang, Yu-Shi He, Xiao-Zhen Liao, Jun Chen, Gordon G. Wallace, Zi-Feng Ma 2010 Shanghai Jiao Tong University

In Situ Growth Of Sno2 On Graphene Nanosheets As Advanced Anode Materials For Rechargeable Lithium Batteries, Xiaowei Yang, Yu-Shi He, Xiao-Zhen Liao, Jun Chen, Gordon G. Wallace, Zi-Feng Ma

Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive)

Graphene with a single layer of carbon atoms densely packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice is one of attractive materials for the intercalation of lithium ion, but it has low volumetric capacity owing to low tap density. We report a method for in situ growth of SnO2 on graphene nanosheets (SGN) as anode materials for rechargeable lithium batteries. The results indicated that the SnO2 nanoparticles with size in the range of 5-10 nm and a polycrystalline structure are homogeneously supported on graphene nanosheets. The charge and discharge capacities of SGN attained to 1559.7 and 779.7 mAh/g in ...


Mapping Science Subjects: A Ground Up Approach, Glennys A. O'Brien, Lorna Jarrett, Emily Rose Purser, Christine A. Brown 2010 University of Wollongong

Mapping Science Subjects: A Ground Up Approach, Glennys A. O'Brien, Lorna Jarrett, Emily Rose Purser, Christine A. Brown

Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive)

The need to clearly demonstrate the components and outcomes of a curriculum is a major factor in the drive for quality assurance manifest across the tertiary education sector. This project is a detailed gathering of commentary and data about the subjects offered in the Faculty of Science, UOW. The project aims to provide a means of tracking concept and skill development through curricula, to identify sharable resources and teaching practice, to clarify support needs and to provide a means for storing and maintaining an ongoing record of commentary and data about each subject. The investigative approach is a type of ...


Development Of A Regional Habitat Classification Scheme For The Amirante Islands, Seychelles, Sarah Hamylton, Tom Spencer, Annelise Hagan 2010 University of Wollongong

Development Of A Regional Habitat Classification Scheme For The Amirante Islands, Seychelles, Sarah Hamylton, Tom Spencer, Annelise Hagan

Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive)

A collaborative expedition between Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, Cambridge Coastal Research Unit and Seychelles Centre for Marine Research and Technology – Marine Parks Authority (SCMRT-MPA) was conducted to the southern Seychelles, western Indian Ocean, in January 2005. This resulted in a series of habitat maps of the reefs and reef islands of the Amirantes Archipelago, derived from remotely-sensed Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (CASI) data. The procedures used in map development, image processing techniques and field survey methods are outlined. Habitat classification, and regional-scale comparisons of relative habitat composition are described. The study demonstrates the use of remote sensing data ...


Program Recommendations To Fulfill Restrictive Procedures Training Requirements For School Districts, Annette M. Kleinschrodt 2010 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Program Recommendations To Fulfill Restrictive Procedures Training Requirements For School Districts, Annette M. Kleinschrodt

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

Minnesota Statute 125A.0942, Standards for Restrictive Procedures goes into effect on August 1, 2011. This law includes stringent training requirements for licensed school staff to complete if they will be using any type of restrictive procedures in their district. The policy encourages proactive methods to address behavior, emphasizes restrictive measures to be used only in cases of emergency, and implementing the least intrusive intervention. The training component is a large part of accomplishing this goal. The purpose of this project is to examine existing programs that train school personnel in administering restrictive procedures. Training programs are reviewed for their ...


Breaking Down Link Rot: The Chesapeake Project Legal Information Archive’S Examination Of Url Stability, Sarah Rhodes 2010 Georgetown University Law Center

Breaking Down Link Rot: The Chesapeake Project Legal Information Archive’S Examination Of Url Stability, Sarah Rhodes

Digital Preservation Publications

Ms. Rhodes explores URL stability, measured by the prevalence of link rot over a three-year period, among the original URLs for law- and policy-related materials published to the web and archived though the Chesapeake Project, a collaborative digital preservation initiative under way in the law library community. The results demonstrate a significant increase in link rot over time in materials originally published to seemingly stable organization, government, and state web sites.


Anatomy Of A Conference Twitter Hashtag: #Aall2010, Roger V. Skalbeck 2010 Georgetown University Law Center

Anatomy Of A Conference Twitter Hashtag: #Aall2010, Roger V. Skalbeck

Digital Preservation Publications

Written as a the Tech Talk column for Law Library Lights, this brief article summarizes conference Twitter posts for the American Association of Law Libraries 2010 conference, held in Denver, Colorado. The Twitter content analyzed in the article is available to download from this site as an Excel file or a .tar archive.


Government Relations Office And Copyright Committee, Aall Issue Brief 2010-5, Roger V. Skalbeck, Jennifer Wondracek 2010 Georgetown University Law Center

Government Relations Office And Copyright Committee, Aall Issue Brief 2010-5, Roger V. Skalbeck, Jennifer Wondracek

Digital Preservation Publications

No abstract provided.


Green Swamp, Judith Anderson 2010 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Green Swamp, Judith Anderson

Society for Advancement of Poynter Library

First place poetry winner in 2010.


The Promised Land, Aaron Lorenz 2010 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

The Promised Land, Aaron Lorenz

Society for Advancement of Poynter Library

Second place poetry prize winner in 2010.


Collection Development & Technical Services Department : Annual Report : 2009 - 2010, Nelson Poynter Memorial Library. 2010 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Collection Development & Technical Services Department : Annual Report : 2009 - 2010, Nelson Poynter Memorial Library.

Library Department and Committee Reports

No abstract provided.


Ubiquitous Research: Integrating Library Resources Into Online Courses., Kate Lyons, Elisabeth Tappeiner 2010 CUNY Hostos Community College

Ubiquitous Research: Integrating Library Resources Into Online Courses., Kate Lyons, Elisabeth Tappeiner

Publications and Research

Online learning is transforming the way colleges and universities offer credit bearing courses. Now students are able to finish some or all of a degree online, with courses and programs from the hard sciences to the humanities. Nevertheless, a college education is comprised of a variety of educational and social activities that extend beyond a discrete class. Classroom learning is enriched and supported by services across campus, from the writing center to tutoring services, to the library.

This article discusses the experience of librarians working in a small, urban community college in integrating library collections, reference services, and information literacy ...


The Politic 2010 Winter, The Politic, Inc. 2010 Yale University

The Politic 2010 Winter, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


Beyond National “Varieties”: Public-Service Contracting In Comparative Perspective, Ian Greer, Ian Greenwood, Mark Stuart 2010 Cornell University

Beyond National “Varieties”: Public-Service Contracting In Comparative Perspective, Ian Greer, Ian Greenwood, Mark Stuart

Articles and Chapters

[Excerpt] In this chapter, we will explore how work in contracted-out public services, including that in the voluntary sector, maps onto the broader international political economy of work. Comparative scholars often write about society correcting the excesses of the market, and it is hard to imagine a more relevant phenomenon to this than the voluntary sector. Yet this sector is itself subject to market forces, ironically perhaps, due to its ever-closer relationship with the state. Our study of employment in welfare-to-work services in the UK and Germany, whose findings are summarised below, shows how this relationship works and what its ...


Yul Annual Report; 2009-2010, Yale University Library 2010 Yale University

Yul Annual Report; 2009-2010, Yale University Library

Yale University Library Annual Reports

No abstract provided.


A New Model For Semantic Photograph Description Combining Basic Levels And User-Assigned Descriptors, Hyuk-Jin Lee, Diane M. Neal 2010 Texas Woman's University

A New Model For Semantic Photograph Description Combining Basic Levels And User-Assigned Descriptors, Hyuk-Jin Lee, Diane M. Neal

FIMS Publications

Few studies have been conducted to identify users’ desired semantic levels of image access when describing, searching, and retrieving photographs online. The basic level, or the level of abstraction most commonly used to describe an item, is a cognitive theory currently under consideration in image retrieval research. This study investigates potential basic levels of description for online photographs by testing the Hierarchy for Online Photograph Representation (HOPR) model, which is based on a need for a model that addresses users’ basic levels of photograph description and retrieval. We developed the HOPR model using the following three elements as guides: the ...


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