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  • Promoting music library resources -- with mixed results 

    Crenshaw, Clayton E. (2014-12-01)
    This article reports the results of efforts to promote music library resources. Selected new books and CD recordings were promoted using a service desk display. Circulation statistics for those items were compared with ...
  • Complex systems. 

    Grabow, Paul C. (2014-11-13)
    The “extension” of the self is a dominant theme in McLuhan’s (1911-1980) Understanding Media, in which “all technologies are extensions of our physical being”. His discussion of “extension of consciousness” via “electric ...
  • Retribalization in the digital age : integration in the "global village." 

    Lopez, Elena Marie. (2014-11-13)
    Marshall McLuhan stated one consequence of the printing press was increased nationalism.  In  Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man,  McLuhan asserted the electronic age has conversely retribalized man.  Through ...
  • Social media's workplace impact. 

    Koch, Hope. (2014-11-13)
    In Understanding Media:  The Extensions of Man, McLuhan probes how new media changes society.  Social media such as Facebook and Twitter impact both our social lives and our work lives.  This panel presentation will ...
  • Is Paul the eternal enemy of women? 

    Still, Todd D. (2014-11-13)
    In his essay “Preface on the Prospects of Christianity,” Irish playwright, critic, and political activist George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) roundly criticizes the Apostle Paul. In addition to contending that Paul “does nothing ...
  • The Feminine Mystique and society : a look at new media representations. 

    Moody-Ramirez, Mia. (2014-11-13)
    Betty Friedan, in her 1963 bestseller, The Feminine Mystique, examined the role of various institutions in keeping women in a subservient position. The text helped kick off 1960s feminism in the United States. Fifty years ...
  • Women and work. 

    Koch, Hope (2014-11-13)
    Women have made tremendous strides in the professions. More women than ever graduate from college and enter challenging fields like business, technology, medicine, and law. In the U.S., women earn 57% of undergraduate ...
  • After The Feminine Mystique : redefining women of color in higher education. 

    Palacios, Elizabeth, D. (2014-11-13)
    Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique demystified the notion of the “Happy Housewife Heroin” and dismantled the American construct of the “fulfilled” White, middle-class, college-educated housewife and ...
  • Work and family : finding your own balance. 

    Hunter, Emily M. (2014-11-13)
    In the workplace, women have made great strides since The Feminine Mystique was penned in 1963, but today women face new challenges. Rather than barriers to entering the workforce or receiving equal education, women face ...
  • The differential effects of Protestant fundamentalism on female and male environmental cooperation. 

    Martinez, Brandon C. (2014-11-13)
    A number of recent studies indicate that Protestant fundamentalism is associated with lower levels of generalized trust. In this paper, we ask: What are the implications of fundamentalists’ lower trust levels? We focus ...
  • Before The Feminine Mystique : the educational philosophies of early women's colleges. 

    Turpin, Andrea Lindsay. (2014-11-13)
    Betty Friedan graduated Smith College in 1942. Fifteen years later she prepared a survey for her classmates on the event of their upcoming reunion. Her goal: to disprove the belief that a college education made women ...
  • Downloading Library E-Books 

    Chan-Park, Christina Y. (2013-10-22)
  • Tips for Working with a “Feral Science Librarian” 

    Chan-Park, Christina Y. (2013-10-22)
    With a growing trend of hiring "feral librarians" who have PhDs in a subject but no MLIS degree, libraries and librarians adapt their training and orientation for these new librarians. Based on my 2.5 years of experience ...
  • Research Paper Planner: Students Love It, but Do We Know Why? 

    Chan-Park, Christina Y.; Bentsen, Eileen M. (2013-10-22)
    Students get excited about the research paper planner because it generates a personalized schedule of research and writing steps for papers. They also find the links to advice and tips for these steps and the email alerts ...
  • Digital Projects Group (Library Cabinet Meeting) 

    Stuhr, Darryl (2013-01-21)
    A presentation given by Darryl Stuhr at the Library Cabinet meeting on 2013-01-15. Presentation includes group name change from Digitization to Digital, projects update and upcoming projects, and project tracking.
  • Maximizing the Value: Leveraging campus information systems for effective compliance certification and system improvements 

    Logan, Tim; Ames, Eric; Gorman, Trey; Stuhr, Darryl (2006-10-31)
    Preparing an online compliance certification system is a challenge, requiring considerable effort to present university information effectively. Rather than creating a custom online system, Baylor University chose to adapt ...

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