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    • Darwin Correspondence Project 

      Landesman, Betty (American Library Association, 2013-09)
      Review of the Darwin Correspondence Project web site, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/
    • Data Mapping Vacancies in Baltimore 

      Stevenson, Joel (2017-11-30)
      Currently, there is a wealth of data regarding property and vacancy information in Baltimore, but not a publicly cohesive way to access and report it. There exist many private software packages that require a user to log ...
    • Dating Amy Farrah Fowler: Essentializing Femininity and Othering Women in STEM 

      Blodgett, Bridget M. (16th Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers, 2015-10)
      Amy Farrah Fowler is one of the standout female characters of The Big Bang Theory. Amy is a dedicated neuroscientist and is often characterized as being the female equivalent to Sheldon’s presentation of male geekiness. ...
    • Day-of-the-Week Trading Patterns of Individual and Institutional Investors 

      Nguyen, Hoang H.; Joel N., Morse (Global Business and Finance Review/University of Indiana, 2014)
      This study examines the day-of-the-week trading patterns of individual and institutional investors. Consistent with previous evidence, we find an increase in the proportion of trading volume accounted for by individual ...
    • Daycare 

      Wyatt-Nichol, Heather (Sage, 2010-01)
      Daycare is the provision of care for a child through either a daycare center (nursery) or family-run, house daycare. Daycare differs from individual childcare by babysitters or nannies in that providers care for several ...
    • Debt Contracting and Real Earnings Management 

      Kim, Bong Hwan; Lisic, Ling Lei; Myers, Linda A; Pevzner, Mikhail (SSRN, 2011)
      We examine the relation between firms’ real earnings management decisions and the level of slack in their net worth debt covenants. Using private debt covenant data, we find that the overall level of real earnings management ...
    • Debtholders’ Demand for Conservatism: Evidence from Changes in Directors’ Fiduciary Duties 

      Aier, Jagadison K; Chen, Long; Pevzner, Mikhail (Elsevier, 2014)
      Debtholders’ demand has been widely discussed as a key determinant of conservatism but clear causal evidence is not yet established. Using a natural experiment setting, wherein a Delaware court ruled that the fiduciary ...
    • Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream 

      Naylor, Lorenda (Public Integrity, 2015-03-24)
      In this article the impact and implementation of remedial law in the United States is examined. A case study method is employed with a focus placed on a single state in the substantive policy area of child welfare. A review ...
    • Demographic factors in relation to acculturation and acculturative stress: a comparison of international and domestic university students 

      Guzel, Hande (2016-06)
      This study examined the relationship between 207 international and 173 domestic students' demographic factors on acculturation and acculturative stress. It also examined the extent to which cultural values, Uncertainty ...
    • Design Studio Exploratory IRB Digital Signature Implementation Project 

      Locke, Kathryn; Walsh, Greg; Owens, Nicholaus (2014-08)
      With a specific project in mind, we explored the implementation of an electronic Institutional Review Board (IRB) application for research involving human subjects, that would also require a user to provide a “digital ...
    • Designing a Digital Timesheet System for YouthWorks Baltimore 

      McLaughlin, Kiel (2018-02-06)
      Baltimore YouthWorks is a program operated by the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office for Employment Development (MOED). Approximately 8,000 Baltimore City youth, aged 14-21, receive short-term summer employment at minimum wage ...
    • Designing a Novice Programming Environment with Children 

      Tarkan, Sureyya; Sazawal, Vibha; Druin, Allison; Foss, Elizabeth; Golub, Evan; Hatley, Leshell; Khatri, Tejas; Massey, Sheri; Walsh, Greg; Torres, Germana (2009)
      When children learn how to program, they gain problem- solving skills useful to them all throughout life. How can we attract more children in K-8 to learn about program- ming and be excited about it? To answer this question, ...
    • Designing for the Elderly User: Internet Safety Training 

      Appelt, Lianne C. (2016-05)
      The following qualitative study examines the usability of a custom-designed Internet safety tutorial, targeted at elderly individuals who use the Internet regularly, for effectively conveying critical information regarding ...
    • Designing to Include Judges and Inner-City Tenants 

      Summers, Kathryn; Pointer, Amy; Cotton, Michele (Springer International Publishing, 2018-06)
      Between 2012 and 2015, an analysis of more than 300 rent escrow cases in the city of Baltimore revealed that neither judges nor plaintiffs in rent escrow cases understood or were correctly applying the relevant laws [1], ...
    • Developing a Forensics Tool for Social Media 

      Ketel, Mohammed; Casser, Theodore (2014 SouthEast Regional Conference, 2014-03)
      Millions of users around the world utilize social media sites on any given day, spreading information about their activities, whereabouts and thoughts to friends and interested readers. These same messages can be used to ...
    • Developing a Human Resource Strategy Framework: A Knowledge Oriented Approach 

      Akhavan, Peyman; Pezeshkan, Amir (2012)
      In today’s business world, human resource is concerned as fundamental capital of organizations. In fact, human resource is the chief organizational tool to achieve the strategies and goals. According to the significance ...
    • Developing a knowledge map-driven framework for human resources strategy formulation: A knowledge-based IT company case study in Iran 

      Akhavan, Peyman; Pezeshkan, Amir (Emerald, 2013)
      Purpose – The main purpose of this paper is developing a framework for human resource strategy (HRS) planning based on knowledge maps in organizations. Design/methodology/approach – Considering literature review of HRS ...
    • Developing a Social Media Strategy: Tweets, Pins, and Posts with a Purpose. 

      Burclaff, Natalie; Johnson, Catherine (College and Research Libraries, 2014)
      After the initial thrill of creating an account, or the rush of seeing your follower count tick upward, social media can lose its excitement. As a result, in many libraries, especially when seemingly more pressing demands ...
    • Developing e-reader application solutions for persons with Multiple Sclerosis 

      Livingston, Esti (2012-05)
      People with Multiple Sclerosis may suffer from fatigue, painful muscle spasms, and decreased coordination that may increase the difficulty of simple tasks such as holding a newspaper or turning a page in a book. Although ...
    • Developing venture capital when institutions change 

      Lingelbach, David C (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
      This paper investigates the impact of formal institutional change on the venture capital (VC) development process. Specifically, it contrasts VC development processes taking place in stable and volatile formal institutional ...