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Research Publication Characteristics And Their Relative Values: A Report For The Publishing Research Consortium, Carol Tenopir, Suzie Allard, Benjamin Bates, Ken Levine, Donald King, Ben Birch, Regina N Mays, Chris Caldwell 2009 Selected Works 81818app手机版下载

Research Publication Characteristics And Their Relative Values: A Report For The Publishing Research Consortium, Carol Tenopir, Suzie Allard, Benjamin Bates, Ken Levine, Donald King, Ben Birch, Regina N Mays, Chris Caldwell

Regina N Mays

No abstract provided.


Accounting For Heterogeneous Returns In Sequential Schooling Decisions, Gema Zamarro 2009 Rand Corporation

Accounting For Heterogeneous Returns In Sequential Schooling Decisions, Gema Zamarro

Gema Zamarro

81818app手机版下载This paper presents a method for estimating returns to multiple schooling levels taking into account that returns may be heterogeneous among agents and that educational decisions are made sequentially. A sequential decision model explicitly considers that the level of education is the result of previous schooling choices and so, the variation of supply-side instruments over time will emerge as a source of identification of the desired parameters. A test for heterogeneity in returns from sequential schooling decisions is developed and expressions for Marginal Treatment Effects are obtained in this context. Returns are estimated and tested from cross-sectional data from a ...


Tertiary Education Advice For Growth Area Framework Plans, Daniel Edwards, Conor King 2009 ACER 81818app手机版下载

Tertiary Education Advice For Growth Area Framework Plans, Daniel Edwards, Conor King

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Protection, Not Barriers: Using Social Software Policies To Guide And Safeguard Students And Employees., Brian Kooy, Sarah Steiner 2009 Georgia State University

Protection, Not Barriers: Using Social Software Policies To Guide And Safeguard Students And Employees., Brian Kooy, Sarah Steiner

Brian K. Kooy

81818app手机版下载Academic librarians have been using social software and networking sites for public services since they appeared on the Internet. While issues of privacy, identity management, and self-disclosure when using such technologies have been written about, very little critical attention has been paid to establishing policies or guidelines related to their use. This article is based on the authors’ experience creating a social software policy and internal service guidelines at Georgia State University and on the results of an informal survey study that gauged academic librarians’ need for and awareness of such documents. It provides both reasoning and assistance for developing ...


Methamphetamine Use And Criminal Behavior, Michael Gizzi, Patrick Gerkin 2009 Grand Valley State University 81818app手机版下载

Methamphetamine Use And Criminal Behavior, Michael Gizzi, Patrick Gerkin

Patrick Gerkin

81818app手机版下载This research seeks to broaden our understanding of methamphetamine’s (meth’s) place within the study of drugs and crime. Through extensive court records research and interviews with 200 offenders in local jails in western Colorado, this research contributes to the creation of a meth user profile and begins to identify the place of meth in the drug—crime nexus. The study compares the criminal behavior of meth users with other drug users, finding that meth users are more likely than other drug users to be drunk or high at the time of arrest and claim their crimes were related ...


Milwaukee County Marriage Certificates (Digital Collection), Rose Fortier 2009 Marquette University

Milwaukee County Marriage Certificates (Digital Collection), Rose Fortier

Rose Fortier

In the 1960s a box of marriage certificates created between 1822 and 1876 was found at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. The box also included some miscellaneous documents pertaining to the marriage such as permission to marry slips, authorizations, and land deeds. The information in these documents include a parent giving permission for an underage child to marry, an affidavit of there being no impediment to marriage, information on the closeness of the blood relationship, and written permission for the clerk to hand the marriage license to a third party for delivery. These documents generally do not have standardized information, but ...


Mapping And Estimation Of Chemical Concentrations In Surface Soils Using Landsat Tm Satellite Imagery, Maruthi Sridhar Balaji Bhaskar 2009 Texas Southern University 81818app手机版下载

Mapping And Estimation Of Chemical Concentrations In Surface Soils Using Landsat Tm Satellite Imagery, Maruthi Sridhar Balaji Bhaskar

Maruthi Sridhar Balaji Bhaskar

81818app手机版下载No abstract provided.


Reaching Students On Their Turf: Leveraging Online Learning Tools, Stefanie Warlick 2009 James Madison University

Reaching Students On Their Turf: Leveraging Online Learning Tools, Stefanie Warlick

Stefanie E Warlick

No abstract provided.


Accounting For Absence: The Colombian Paramilitaries In U.S. Policy Debates, Winifred Tate 2009 Colby College 81818app手机版下载

Accounting For Absence: The Colombian Paramilitaries In U.S. Policy Debates, Winifred Tate

Winifred L. Tate

81818app手机版下载Big, attention-grabbing numbers are frequently used in policy debates and media reporting: "At least 200,000-250,000 people died in the war in Bosnia." "There are three million child soldiers in Africa." "More than 650,000 civilians have been killed as a result of the U.S. occupation of Iraq." "Between 600,000 and 800,000 women are trafficked across borders every year." "Money laundering represents as much as 10 percent of global GDP." "Internet child porn is a $20 billion-a-year industry."

81818app手机版下载Peter Andreas and Kelly M. Greenhill see only one problem: these numbers are probably false. Their continued use ...


The Role Of 5-Ht2a And 5-Ht2c Receptors In Conditioned Defeat, M. Lee, C. Swallows, Matthew Cooper 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Role Of 5-Ht2a And 5-Ht2c Receptors In Conditioned Defeat, M. Lee, C. Swallows, Matthew Cooper

Matthew A. Cooper

No abstract provided.


The Persistence Award From Web Services For The Redesign Of The Spsu Website, Li Chen 2009 Kennesaw State University

The Persistence Award From Web Services For The Redesign Of The Spsu Website, Li Chen

Li Chen

81818app手机版下载No abstract provided.


Centering Persuasion In Language And Social Interaction: A Classroom Approach, Kristine Munoz 2009 University of Iowa

Centering Persuasion In Language And Social Interaction: A Classroom Approach, Kristine Munoz

Kristine Muñoz

81818app手机版下载No abstract provided.


Factors Influencing College Selection By Ncaa Division I, Ii, And Iii Lacrosse Players, Jeff Pauline 2009 Syracuse University

Factors Influencing College Selection By Ncaa Division I, Ii, And Iii Lacrosse Players, Jeff Pauline

Jeff Pauline

The purpose of this investigation was to examine factors influencing college selection by NCAA Division I, II and III lacrosse players. The Influential Factors Survey for Student-Athletes-Revised was used to collect data from 792 male and female collegiate lacrosse players. Descriptive statistics showed the most influential factors were: career opportunities after graduation, academic reputation of the university, overall reputation of the university, availability of academic program or major, and reputation of academic major or program. Descriptive analysis further revealed the academics category to have the greatest overall influence in the college selection process. A MANOVA revealed significant differences in the ...


Trade Bans, Imperfect Competition, And Welfare: Bse And The U.S. Beef Industry, Dimitrios Pangiotou, Azzeddine Azzam 2009 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Trade Bans, Imperfect Competition, And Welfare: Bse And The U.S. Beef Industry, Dimitrios Pangiotou, Azzeddine Azzam

Azzeddine Azzam

81818app手机版下载Between May 2003 and July 2005, the U.S. beef industry faced a total ban on Canadian cattle imports following the discovery of BSE in Canada in May 2003 and restrictions on U.S. beef exports following the discovery of BSE in the United States in December 2003. When the United States reopened its border to Canadian cattle in July 2005, shipments were restricted to cattle less than 30 months of age. The total ban on Canadian cattle imports and restrictions on U.S. beef exports overlapped between January 2004 and July 2005. The restrictions on Canadian cattle imports and ...


Identity Politics, Cigdem Sirin 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Identity Politics, Cigdem Sirin

Cigdem V. Sirin

81818app手机版下载No abstract provided.


Sustaining Transparency?: Journalists, Government Officials, And The Minnesota Data Practices Act, Zac Farber, Hannah Johnson, Patrick Schmidt, Robert Woo 2009 Macalester College

Sustaining Transparency?: Journalists, Government Officials, And The Minnesota Data Practices Act, Zac Farber, Hannah Johnson, Patrick Schmidt, Robert Woo

Patrick Schmidt

81818app手机版下载No abstract provided.


Innovative Applications For Instructive Outreach: Best Practices For Libguides & Online Pathfinders [Presentation File], Nedda Ahmed, Jill Luedke 2009 Georgia State University 81818app手机版下载

Innovative Applications For Instructive Outreach: Best Practices For Libguides & Online Pathfinders [Presentation File], Nedda Ahmed, Jill Luedke

Nedda H Ahmed

No abstract provided.


Impact Of Role Discrepancies On Caregiver Burden Among Spouses, Marie Savundranayagam, R. Montgomery 2009 Western University 81818app手机版下载

Impact Of Role Discrepancies On Caregiver Burden Among Spouses, Marie Savundranayagam, R. Montgomery

Marie Y Savundranayagam

Using caregiver identity theory, the authors investigated whether role discrepancies mediated the relationships between illness-related stressors (activities of daily living [ADLs] limitations and problem behaviors) and burden (stress, relationship, and objective burden) for spouse caregivers. Participants completed measures of identity standards for spouse and caregiver roles and behaviors, burden, assistance with ADLs, and problem behaviors. Structural equation modeling analyses revealed that role discrepancies completely mediated the relationships between ADLs and stress and relationship burden. Although role discrepancies mediated the relationships between problem behaviors and all forms of burden, there were direct relationships between problem behaviors and burden. Finally, participants who ...


Prevention Of Unintentional Injuries, Karen Liller 2009 University of South Florida

Prevention Of Unintentional Injuries, Karen Liller

Karen Liller

No abstract provided.


Enacting Reliability: First Steps To Define Safety In The Vts Domain, Gesa Praetorius, Karl Bruno, Margareta Lützhöft 2009 Selected Works

Enacting Reliability: First Steps To Define Safety In The Vts Domain, Gesa Praetorius, Karl Bruno, Margareta Lützhöft

Gesa Praetorius

81818app手机版下载Although the term maritime safety is widely used in the maritime industry, there is no exact definition of what it entails. An explorative study of the VTS domain has been conducted to approach the concept of maritime safety. Four VTS centres were visited and 16 VTS operators were interviewed and observed to derive insights in how maritime safety is constructed from the perspective of an operator. Further, definitions of maritime safety by central actors in the maritime domain have been investigated through a literature study and several interviews. The results indicate that there is no common definition of the term ...