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A Practical Guide to Information Literacy Assessment for Academic Librarians
(Reference & User Services Association, 2008)
The article reviews the book "A Practical Guide to Information Literacy Assessment for Academic Librarians," by Carolyn J. Radcliff, Mary Lee Jensen, Joseph A. Salem Jr., Kenneth J. Burhanna, and Julie A. Gedeon.
Putting the Library Website in Their Hands: The Advantages and Challenges of a Homegrown Content Management System
A presentation on a home grown content management system at the University of Houston Libraries.
Apps in Facebook & Google OpenSocial: Why Librarians Should Pay Attention
Looking at Google OpenSocial & Facebook Apps (in their early stages) and what it means for libraries.
The mechanisms of chronic nadolol treatment on the regulation of bronchial tone in a murine model of asthma
Statement of the problem: Using a murine model of asthma, chronic beta blocker treatment was found to improve airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR). This finding completed a paradigm shift in the treatment of asthma using ...
Impacts of Size on Pharmacokinetics and Biodistributions of Mebendazole Nanoformulations in Mice and Rats
Mebendazole (Mbz), a poorly water-soluble anthelminthic drug, possesses siginificant antineoplastic effects in both in vitro and in vivo studies. Microemulsions (PM1 37nm and PM2 478 nm) and nanosuspensions (NS-167nm, ...
Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website
Libraries today are presented with the challenge creating a unified user experience out of systems which are traditionally highly separate silos. Often this is done by literally copying and inserting data and information ...
A Randomized Trial of the Effect of Soft Contact Lenses on Myopia Progression in Children
(Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science, 2008-11)
Purpose: Soft contact lenses have been reported to increase the progression of myopia. The purpose of this study was to determine whether soft contact lenses affect the progression of myopia in children. Methods: Children ...
Signals of eye-muscle proprioception modulate perceived motion smear
(Journal of Vision, 2008-10)
Achieving clear perception during eye movements is one of the major challenges that the human visual system has to face every day. Like most light sensitive mechanisms, the human visual system has a finite integration time ...
Remediating computational deficits at third grade: A randomized field trial
(Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2008-03)
The major purposes of this study were to assess the efficacy of tutoring to remediate 3rd-grade computational deficits and to explore whether remediation is differentially efficacious depending on whether students experience ...
Characteristics of a spina bifida population including North American Caucasian and Hispanic individuals
(Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 2008-10)
BACKGROUND. Meningomyelocele (MM) is a common human birth defect. MM is a disorder of neural development caused by contributions from genes and environmental factors that result in the neural tube defect and lead to a ...