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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 ...
Digital Projects Group (Library Cabinet Meeting)
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.
Before The Feminine Mystique : the educational philosophies of early women's colleges.
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 ...
Research Paper Planner: Students Love It, but Do We Know Why?
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 ...
Data Management in a Nutshell
Following up on my presentation last year on Science Research Workshops: Beyond Bibliographic Instruction, this year I will present material I cover in my Data Management workshop. Although originally designed for ...
Work and family : finding your own balance.
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.
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 ...
Availability of New Releases in Streaming Audio Databases
In this study, three streaming audio databases used in music libraries were compared with an extensive list of new classical recordings that is published monthly. Each database was tracked for a separate period of three ...
Ithaka S+R Religious Studies Project: Report of Interviews of Religion Faculty at Baylor University
This report summarizes Baylor University’s part in the Ithaka S+R Religious Studies Project. Ithaka S+R created the Religious Studies Project in order to examine the impact in Religious Studies of shifting research ...
If We Build it Will They/Should They Come: Implementing PlumX at Baylor University” (Lightening Talk)
Describing in 24 slides and 7 minutes the process of implementing, evaluating, and maintaining PlumX (altmetric service) at Baylor University.