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UBIR: Institutional Repository: What's in it for me?
(University at Buffalo, University Libraries, 2010-06-10)
An Overview of Open Access in the Fields of Business and Management
The extent to which scholarly literature can be openly accessed and freely downloaded on the Internet varies greatly depending on the discipline. This article assesses the current state of open access in the fields of ...
"Step away from the machine": A Look at Our Collective Past
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)
A look at the history of academic media collections through the evolution of media formats. It is divided into broad format sections: visual, audio, and audiovisual. It is part literature review, part facts and trivia, and ...
A study in psychological mislabelling: The rise and (protracted) fall of psychogenic fibromyalgia
This article provides a brief history of the psychogenic model of fibromyalgia from its origins in the late 1800s to its undoing a century later. Psychogenic fibromyalgia reached a high watermark in the 1930s in the anecdotal ...
Open Access Publishing: More Readers, More Impact
Increasingly, citations to scholars' publications are being used as part of the evaluation of dossiers, departments, and even in the evaluation of grants. Hence, it is important to not only figure out where to publish, but ...
Open Access Citation Advantage: An Annotated Bibliography.
(Association of College and Research Libraries/Science and Technology Section, 2010)
This annotated bibliography lists studies and review articles that examine whether open access (OA) articles receive more citations than equivalent subscription; i.e., toll access (TA) articles. The bibliography is divided ...
Relationships between Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Statistics and Bibliometric Indicators: A Principal Components Analysis
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2010-01)
This study analyzed 2005–2006 Web of Science bibliometric data from institutions belonging to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and corresponding ARL statistics to find any associations between indicators from ...
The knowledge, attitudes, experience and confidence of master's prepared registered nurses with advance directives
Manuscript I was a systematic review of nurses and ADs, the purpose of which was to synthesize the knowledge, attitudes and experiences of nurses in facilitating patient completion of ADs. Qualitative approaches used in ...
In vitro imaging using stable, water dispersible luminescent silicon quantum dots capped with various cellular targeting agents
This thesis presents research on the synthesis, functionalization, and biological applications of silicon nanocrystals, also called silicon quantum dots (Si QDs). Over the past 20 years, semiconductor nanocrystals (also ...
Learning across contexts and time in an inclusive classroom: Struggling adolescent writers use an independent learning strategy to improve essay writing
Writing essays is an essential skill that is difficult for struggling adolescent writers. Empirical literature suggests that the use of graphic organizers can improve essays when prompted by the teacher, but whether a ...