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How Did I Get Here?: GPS, Surveillance Culture, and Personal Narrative
In "How Did I Get Here? GPS, Surveillance Culture, and Personal Narrative," Speaker # analyzes the emerging possibilities for GPS enabled devices to "write" a different kind of personal narrative. While Scot Barnett has ...
ETD Release Policies in American ARL Institutions: A Preliminary Study
The advent of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) has improved access to graduate level research, but with these new opportunities come new challenges. Institutions that host ETD collections must develop release ...
Sex and the Singularity: On The Reproduction of Software Objects
This paper considers the intersection of sexuality and Vernor Vinge's theory of the Singularity, as articulated in _Her_. I argue that, while the film's ending constitutes an "intelligence explosion" in Vinge's vocabulary, ...
Lachrymator: Persuasion's Tear Gas
"*Lachrymator*: Persuasion's Tear Gas," experiments with the role of democracy in the rhetoric of objects. Where "being moved to tears" is often associated with experiences of *pathos*, recent brutal police responses in ...
The Rhetorical Future of the Soul at Work
In *After the Future*, Franco “Bifo” Berardi documents the failure of the anti-globalization movement to attain lasting political change, despite huge global visibility following the Battle in Seattle and the 2003 protest ...
Analysis of the reporting of search strategies in Cochrane systematic reviews
(JMLA: Journal of Medical Library Association, 2009-01)
BACKGROUND: The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions provides instructions for documenting a systematic review's electronic database search strategy, listing elements that should be in the description. ...
The Principle and the Pragmatist: On Conflict and Coalescence for Librarian Engagement with Open Access Initiatives
This article considers Open Access (OA) training and the supports and structures in place in LIS programs and academic libraries in the United States from the perspective of a new librarian. OA programming is contextualized ...
Taking a fresh look: Reviewing and classifying reference statistics for data-driven decision making
(American Library Association, 2016)
This article describes the results of an extensive review of reference transactions from multiple service points at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. The review enabled us to better understand the types ...
A Tale of Two Depositories: Weeding Federal Depository Collections
(DttP: Documents to the People, 2009)
Correlative Gene Expression to Protective Seroconversion in Rift Valley Fever Vaccinates
Rift Valley fever Virus (RVFV), a negative-stranded RNA virus, is the etiological agent of the vector-borne zoonotic disease, Rift Valley fever (RVF). In both humans and livestock, protective immunity can be achieved through ...