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Millennial students' mental models of search: Implications for academic librarians and database developers
Today's college students, with their exposure to new technologies, exhibit generational differences in the way in which they search for information. Observations of first-year college students' research behavior revealed ...
The Significance and Benefits of Open Education in Academic Libraries
(Journal of LIBR287 Seminar in Information Science: The Open Movement and Libraries, 2011-12)
This article describes what Open Education (OE) and Open Education Resources (OER) are and explains how faculty members working with librarians in an academic library can help students, and communities learn by providing ...
Cataloging Education and Cataloging Futures: An Interview with Allyson Carlyle
(Taylor & Francis, 2011-06)
In February 2011, Margaret Dull interviewed Allyson Carlyle, Associate Professor and Chair of the Ph.D. program at the iSchool, University of Washington (Seattle, Washington). Carlyle shares her views on the current ...
Penguin Records: Managing Your Office Files
Social Class and Socioeconomic Status: Relevance and Inclusion in MPA/MPP Programs
(Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2011)
Social equity has been challenged in recent years through increasing income inequality. The widening gap between the rich and the poor contributes to economic segregation among regions and neighborhoods and has a direct ...
Case Study: Female-Friendly Policies in the Academe
(Sudbury: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2011)
This chapter explores the linkages between gendered public administration and structural inequalities in academia. Changing demographics highlight the importance of family-friendly policies in the workplace. According to ...
Creating Contextual Help for GUIs Using Screenshots
(24th Annual ACM Symposium, 2011-10)
Contextual help is effective for learning how to use GUIs by showing instructions and highlights on the actual inter- face rather than in a separate viewer. However, end-users and third-party tech support typically cannot ...
Planning Effectual Growth: A Study of Effectuations and Causation in Nascent Firms
(Babson College, 2011)
Two main contrasting approaches are typically used in entrepreneurship literature to explain how new ventures strategize: causal/planned strategies and effectual/emergent strategies. In this study, we explore the use of ...
Transaction Costs And The Information Content Of Dividend Cuts
(The Clute Institute, 2011)
This paper models security price reaction to dividend cut announcements in the presence of informed traders and transaction costs. A transaction costs barrier prevents the attainment of a full information equilibrium price ...
Simulating religious faith
(Intellect Limited, 2011)
This article surveys various differing approaches to religious simulation in gaming and interactive art, and reports on the design of a specific faith-based game from the designer’s perspective. It looks in-depth at one ...