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Public Libraries and Democratization in Three Developing Countries: Exploring the Role of Social Capital

Description: This article explores the role of social capital. The authors develop a theoretical framework intended to facilitate systematic investigation of the contributions public libraries may make to democratization.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel; Webb, Sarah M.; Poulin, Michelle; Parajuli, Ramesh; Fleming, Peter; Batra, Shika et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Interpol

Description: This encyclopedia entry describes Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization. Interpol facilitates cross-border police cooperation and assists all organizations, authorities, and services with a mission to prevent or combat international crime.
Date: 2011
Creator: Gupta, Kailash
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Bhopal Chemical Disaster

Description: Encyclopedia article describing the devastating effects of a chemical disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984. The author describes the effects of the chemical disaster and the events that followed.
Date: 2011
Creator: Gupta, Kailash
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Improving Student Success: Researching How Students Use Electronic Library Resources

Description: This paper presents a research study conducted at UNT. The UNT Libraries partnered with the Department of Anthropology at UNT to conduct ethnographic research of how UNT students use the electronic library services.
Date: December 14, 2010
Creator: Henry, Lisa; Carlson, Steve; Cheatham, Dennis; Gorby, Megan; Leach, Matt; McAllister, Guenivere et al.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Improving Student Success: Researching How Students Use Electronic Library Resources

Description: This paper presents a research study conducted at UNT. The UNT Libraries partnered with the Department of Anthropology at UNT to conduct ethnographic research of how UNT students use the electronic library services.
Date: December 16, 2010
Creator: Henry, Lisa; Antonovic, Annette; Buete, Sherri; Deardorff, Philip; DoCarmo, Tania; Gutierrez, Paula et al.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This presentation discusses HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
Date: December 1, 2011
Creator: Moore, Ami R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Bollywood and Beyond: Hinduism Changing the World

Description: Article discussing research on the ideals of Hinduism, such as pluralism, dharma, ritam, and nonviolence holding important lessons for the future of Hinduism in particular and for humanity in general.
Date: June 28, 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

Description: This article discusses environmentalism and ways in which dharmic methods can help save the planet. While most Americans are familiar with the terms such as "yoga" and "Bollywood," Indian perspectives toward the ecology seem to be largely unknown.
Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Reinterpreting Yajña as Vedic Sacrifice

Description: In this article, the author endeavors to problematize the term "sacrifice," which is often used to translate the word yajna in Indological writings.
Date: 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Renunciation and Non-Renunciation in Indian Films

Description: Article discussing the renunciation and non-renunciation in Indian films. The author reviews several films to analyze the portrayal of ascetics and householders.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior

Description: Article on amygdala involvement in human avoidance, escape and approach behavior. The authors examine amygdala reactivity to threatening cues when avoidance responding consistently prevented contact with an upcoming aversive event (money loss).
Date: November 1, 2010
Creator: Schlund, Michael W. & Cataldo, Michael F.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Indology and Marxist Hermeneutics

Description: Article discussing research on Indology and Marxist hermeneutics.
Date: 2009
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Behavioral Measures of Play

Description: The purpose of this article is to review the importance of play in a young child's life and to discuss the importance of measuring play when designing interventions for children with autism. Furthermore, this paper will present an example of a consistent and reliable observation system that assesses the complexity and variety of play on children with autism and with typically developing children.
Date: 2008
Creator: Guðmundsdóttir, Kristín & Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service