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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 ...
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 ...
Good bones: Anthropological scientific collaboration around computed tomography data
We report preliminary results from a socio-technical analysis of scientific collaboration, specifically a loosely connected group of physical anthropology researchers. Working from a combination of interview data and ...
Do avatars dream of electronic picket lines?
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011)
Purpose – This paper aims to define and articulate the concept of digital protestainment, to address how technologies have enabled boundaries to become more permeable, and in which this permeability leads to the engendering ...