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Annotating and Identifying Emotions in Text
This book chapter discusses annotating and identifying emotions in text.
Assessing Interoperability in the Networked Environment: Standards, Evaluation, and Testbeds in the Context of Z39.50
This book chapter discusses interoperability in the networked environment.
Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species
This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Collaborating with Your Local Public Library
This book chapter discusses collaborating with local public libraries.
Considering the Impact of the WPA Outcomes Statement on Second Language Writers
Book chapter on considerations on the impact of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA) Outcomes Statement (OS) on second language writers. This chapter examines the extent to which the WPA OS reflects (or does not reflect) the presence and needs of second language writers.
Dear Facebook
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This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today
This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future.
Frances Brooke's History of Emily Montague (1769) Epistolarity at the Transatlantic Intersection of Public and Private
Book chapter on Frances Brooke's "History of Emily Montague" and the epistolarity at the transatlantic intersection of public and private.
The Functional Ontology of Filmic Documents
This book chapter discusses the functional ontology of filmic documents. The authors examine a few phases of probing of filmic documents, and the relationship between structure and meaning. The authors have taken the liberty of sketching the earlier phases and of presenting the most recent in somewhat more detail. Considerations of the early phases, among other issues of document use, led to the functional ontology construction as a foundation for this probing and for wider concerns within the arena of messages, meanings, and uses.
Guide to Options for ETD Programs
Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes ETD access policies and intellectual property issues, deposit procedures, repository system options, ETD program management and ETD program services.
How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine
This book chapter discusses different media texts targeted at a different audience, magazines written for an audience of teenaged girls, which also work to naturalize male sexuality as aggressive and predatory. The authors study advice columns and articles in these magazines that depict teenaged boys as sexually forceful and emotionally stunted, and that encourage girl readers to expect and enable such behaviors.
Hybrid Approach for Energy-Aware Synchronization
This book chapter discusses a time synchronization scheme for wireless sensor networks that aims to save sensor battery power while maintaining network connectivity for as long as possible.
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management
Book chapter on maintaining quality metadata and effective digital resource lifecycle management.
Media and Communication
This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management
Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes the roles of metadata in facilitating the ETD lifecycle, methods to capture metadata manually and automatically, examples of programs using metadata to enhance ETD access, and strategies to manage metadata over time.
Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action
This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.
Mme Riccoboni Épistolière-Romancière L'Épître-Préface à Garrick et les Lettres de Mme de Sancerre
Book chapter on the novelist Madame Riccoboni with letters by Madame de Sancerre and a letter addressed to David Garrick.
Modeling and Analysis Using Computational Tools
This book chapter presents two special algorithms, Mean Value Analysis and Convolution Algorithm, for the analysis of closed queuing networks, and an introduction to simulation techniques that are widely used in analyzing queuing systems in general.
Monolignol Biosynthesis and its Genetic Manipulation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Book chapter manuscript on monolignol biosynthesis and its genetic manipulation.
Neural Dynamics: Criticality, Cooperation, Avalanches and Entrainment between Complex Networks
Book chapter discussing neural dynamics and the criticality, cooperation, avalanches and entrainment between complex networks.
Open (Flu) Season: A Case Study of The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia
Book chapter discussing a project by the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine (CHM) in partnership with the University of Michigan Library's MPublishing division, to create an open source digital collection of archival, primary, and interpretive materials related to the history of the 1918 influenza pandemic in the United States.
The Peasant Union Movement: The Quest for the Political Organization of Peasants in the Soviet Union in the 1920s
This book chapter discusses the peasant union movement and the quest for the political organization of peasants in the Soviet Union in the 1920s.
Prediction of Partition Coeffecients and Permeability of Drug Molecules in Biological Systems with Abraham Model Solute Descriptors Derived from Measured Solubilities and Water-to-Organic Solvent Partition Coefficients
Book chapter on the prediction of partition coefficients and permeability of drug molecules in biological systems with Abraham model solute descriptors derived from measured solubilities and water-to-organic solvent partition coefficients.
Prediction of Toxicity, Sensory Responses and Biological Responses with the Abraham Model
This book chapter discusses the prediction of toxicity, sensory responses and biological responses with the Abraham model.
Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions
This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations.
Real-Time Systems: An Introduction and the State-of-the-Art
This encyclopedia article gives an overview of the broad area of real-time systems. This task is daunting because real-time systems are everywhere, and yet no generally accepted definition differentiates real-time systems from non-real-time systems.
Reengineering The Portal to Texas History
This book chapter reports on a case study on the activities, findings, and lessons learned during a project that replaced the legacy Digital Asset Management (DAM) system of The Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas Libraries with an open source system.
Selection of Ionic Liquid Solvents for Chemical Separations Based on the Abraham Model
Book chapter on the selection of ionic liquid solvents for chemical separations based on the Abraham model.
"The Silicon Dream": Breaking Glass on the Small Screen
Book chapter discussing the Brian Gibson film "Breaking Glass" and the author's experiences viewing the film and thoughts about the impressions it made.
Theses and Dissertations from Print to ETD: The Nuances of Preserving and Accessing Those in Music
Book chapter discussing the unique challenges of digitizing music theses and dissertations.
Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia
Book chapter discussing research on the issues involved in the secession of Virginia around the Civil War, including slavery and politics.
Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem?
Book chapter on vanillin biosynthesis. The author gives an introduction to vanillin biosynthesis, the multiple pathways to vanillin, and the way forward.