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Submissions from 2013

Implementing the Strategic Framework Performance Metrics, Lynn D. Akey

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It's Easy Being Green: Benefits of Technology-Enabled Work, Lance Andrews, Stephanie R. Klein, Jacob Forsman, and Daniel Sachau

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The Procyonid Social Club: Comparison of Brain Volumes in the Coatimundi (Nasua nasua, N. narica), Kinkajou (Potos flavus), and Racoon (Procyon lotor), Bradley M. Arsznov and Sharleen T. Sakai

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Undergraduate Social Work Programs: How are Programs in Rural Areas Faring?, David L. Beimers, Brian Warner, and Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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American Dream? Snapshots of the Middle-Class, Luz Carime Bersh

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The Curricular Value of Teaching about Immigration through Picture Book Thematic Text Sets, Luz Carime Bersh

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Review of Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success (New York University Press, 2013) by Rose Corrigan, Maria Bevacqua

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Sisyphus Rolls On: Reframing Women's Ways of "Making It" in Rhetoric and Composition, Kristin Marie Bivens, Martha McKay Canter, Kirsti Cole, Violet A. Dutcher, Morgan Gresham, Luisa Rodriguez-Connal, and Eileen E. Schell

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Sol-Gel Synthesis, X-Ray Diffraction Studies and Electric Conductivity of Sodium Europium Silicate, Ekaterina V. Borisova, Alexey V. Ignatov, Eugeni I. Get’man, Stanislav N. Loboda, Lyudmyla I. Ardanova, Lyudmila V. Pasechnik, and Vitaly S. Ponurovsky

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Team Effectiveness Theory from Industrial and Organizational Psychology Applied to Engineering Student Project Teams: A Research Review, Maura Borrego, Jennifer Karlin, Lisa D. McNair, and Kacey Beddoes

The Stray Pitch, Marilyn Janice Bos

Review of Demystifying FRAD: Functional Requirements for Authority Data, Qiang Jin, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of Demystifying Serials Cataloging: A Book of Examples, Fang Huang Gao, Heather Tennison, and Janet A. Weber, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of Design, Development, and Management of Resources for Digital Library Services. Tariq Ashraf and Puja Anad Gultai, editors, Robert L. Bothmann

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What a MESS! Implementing Licensed and Free Mobile Applications for Electronic Library Resources, Robert L. Bothmann, Casey Duevel, and Nat Gustafson-Sundell

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We are Family: Queer Collections and Library Relationships, Robert L. Bothmann, Kim Edson, Karen Hogan, Toni Jensen, and Rachel Wexelbaum

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3D Library Displays: Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Online Patrons and Resources, Robert L. Bothmann and Jennifer M. Turner

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Learn to Interview More Effectively, Kristie L. Campana

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What's Legal in an Interview?, Kristie L. Campana

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Do Bosses Give Extra Credit? Using the Classroom to Model Real-World Work Experiences, Kristie L. Campana and Jamie J. Peterson

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Moderating Factors in the Path from Physical Abuse to Attempted Suicide in Adolescents: Application of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide, Ian Cero and Sarah K. Sifers

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Parenting Behavior and the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide: A Mediated Moderation Analysis with Adolescents, Ian Cero and Sarah K. Sifers

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High School Textbooks and the Changing Narratives of Woman Suffrage, Kellian Clink

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Report on Advising for Distance Students for Becky Copper Glenz, Dean of the College of Extended Learning, Kellian Clink

Up the Ante: Teaching Spanish for the 21st Century Workplace, Kimberly E. Contag

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[17F] Fluoromethane PET Imaging of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Rhesus During Amphetamine Challenge, Alexander Converse, Jeff Moirano, Leo Flores, Kacey Kronenfeld, Todd Barnhart, Terrence Oakes, Andrew D. Roberts, James Holden, Robert Nickles, and Richard Davidson

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'The Customer is Always White’: Food, Race, and Contested Eating Space in the South, Angela Jill Cooley

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From Mentoring to Collaborating: Fostering Undergraduate Research in History, Christopher R. Corley

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Les conflits provinciaux, l’expansion de l’État et la puissance paternelle dans la Bourgogne moderne, Christopher R. Corley

Using Q-Sort Process to Assess the Needs of Parents of Children with Disabilities, Aaron R. Deris

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Back to Basics: Working with Young Children with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms, Aaron R. Deris and Cynthia DiCarlo

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The BackPack Food Program's Effects on U.S. Elementary Students' Hunger and On-task Behavior, Meghan E. Ecker and Sarah K. Sifers

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School Psychology Crossroads in America: Discrepancies between Actual and Preferred Discrete Practices and Barriers to Preferred Practice, Kevin J. Filter, Sara Ann Ebsen, and Rebecca Dibos

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Student Research with 400keV Beams: 13N Radioisotope Production Target Development, L. Che Fru, J. Clymer, N. Compton, J. Cotter, H. Dam, Z. Lesko, J. Pautzke, C. Prokop, L. Swanson, and Andrew D. Roberts

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Review: African American Civil Rights: Early Activism and the Niagara Movement (Book Review), Carol L. Glasser

We'll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger's Daughter, Rachel Hanel

I'm with Stupid, Geoff Herbach

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Blurring the Boundaries: Creative Collaborative Space for Excellence and Innovation, Patricia Hoffman and Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Assessing the "Goodness of Fit" Between Scholarly Assertions and Audience Interpretations of Media Images of Black Male Athletes, Emily J. Houghton

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Harlem Globetrotters, Emily J. Houghton

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Micro-aggressions/micro-inequalities, Emily J. Houghton

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Negro Baseball Leagues, Emily J. Houghton

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Creation of a Selection Program for Indigenous Students at an Eco-Tourism Focused High School in the Ecuadorian Amazon Region, Sean Houlihan, Lisa Perez, Daniel Houlihan, and Alicia Kruger

Marion de Lorme, Victor Hugo and John J. Janc

The Sharpest Spatial View of a Black Hole Accretion Flow from the Changra X-ray Visionary Project Observation of the NGC 3115 Bondi Region, Jimmy A. Irwin, Ka-Wah Wong, Roman V. Shcherbakov, Mihoko Yukita, and William G. Mathews

Educational Psychology: Theories of Learning and Human Development, Andrew P. Johnson

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Promoting Undergraduate Research in Minnesota: A Luoma Leadership Academy Project, Jason A. Kaufman, Marilyn Swan, Mark Johnson, Michelle Malott, and James A. (Jim) Grabowska

It's Not Armageddon: A Practical Guide to Using the New Cataloging Code, Mary Konkel, Adam Schiff, and Robert L. Bothmann

Deep Chandra Observations of NGC 3115: Properties of Point Sources, Dacheng Lin, Jimmy A. Irwin, Ka-Wah Wong, Aaron J. Romanowsky, Jay Strader, and Gregory R. Sivakoff

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Survival in Soviet Gulags: A Secondary Analysis, Kimberly M. Maas, Paul Prew, and Elizabeth J. Sandell

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Hiring Social Work Faculty: An Analysis of Employment Announcements with Special Focus on Rural and Urban Differences and 2008 EPAS Implications, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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Teaching Community Organizing? A Postmodernist Comparison Between Alinsky's Conflict and Eichler's Consensus Models, Paul Force-Emery Mackie and George S. Leibowitz

Spatial Analysis of the Hot Gas Distribution in a Complete Chandra Survey of Early-Type Galaxies, W. Peter Maksym, Jimmy A. Irwin, Ka-Wah Wong, Mihoko Yukita, Yuanyuan Su, Dacheng Lin, and Evan T. Million

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Learning from Recent British Information Literacy Models: A Report to ACRL's Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, Justine Martin

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Refreshing Information Literacy: Learning from Recent British Information Literacy Models, Justine Martin

A Deep XMM-Newton Look at the Most Powerful Radio Halo Merging Galaxy Cluster MACSJ0717.5+3745, Evan T. Million, Jimmy A. Irwin, Ka-Wah Wong, and Mihoko Yukita

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Academic Budget Prioritization in a Shared Governance University, Scott R. Olson, James A. (Jim) Grabowska, Rick Straka, and Lynn D. Akey

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Q-Gases in an Unusual IDP: A Noble Gas Link to Carriers in Stardust Track 41, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, D. J. Schlutter, J. Stodolna, A. Westphal, and Z. Gainsforth

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A Light Noble Gas Inventory of Stardust Cell C2044, Russel L. Palma, Robert O. Pepin, A. Westphal, D. J. Schlutter, and Z. Gainsforth

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A Comparison of Noncontingent Plus Contingent Reinforcement to Contingent Reinforcement Along on Students' Academic Performance, Carlos J. Panahon and Brian K. Martens

Mountain Geography: Physical and Human Reactions, Martin F. Price

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'She had suffered so many humiliations for want of money’: The Quest for Financial Independence in Sarah Grand’s The Beth Book, Melissa Purdue

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Elicited Imitation Performance at 20 Months Predicts Memory Abilities in School Age Children, Tracy Riggins, Carol L. Cheatham, Emily Stark, and Patricia J. Bauer

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Goal Orientation of Recreational Golfers, Daniel Sachau, Luke Simmering, Warren Ryan, and Max Adler

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Kindergarten in Russia's Far East: The Effect of Climate, Elizabeth J. Sandell and Olga Victorovna Klypa

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Moderate‐Level Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Enhances Acoustic Startle Magnitude and Disrupts Prepulse Inhibition in Adult Rhesus Monkeys, Mary L. Schneider, Julie A. Larson, Craig W. Rypstat, Leslie M. Resch, Andrew D. Roberts, and Colleen F. Moore

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Feeding and Small-scale Feedback in Low-Luminosity AGNs, Roman V. Shcherbakov, Frederick K. Baganoff, Ka-Wah Wong, and Jimmy A. Irwin

Modeling the Accretion Flow Onset in the Low-Luminosity Active Galactic Nucleus of NGC3115, Roman V. Shcherbakov, Ka-Wah Wong, Jimmy A. Irwin, and Christopher S. Reynolds

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Relationship Difficulties as a Conduit from Hyperactivity to Depressive Symptoms, Sarah K. Sifers and Srinivas Rao Mallela

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What Members of Alcoholics Anonymous Really Believe, Sarah K. Sifers and Kristina M. Peltz

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Evaluations of Girls on the Run/Girls on Track to Enhance Self-Esteem and Well-Being, Sarah K. Sifers and Dana N. Shea

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"Real Life Solutions to Real Life Problems:" Collaborating with a Non-Profit Foundation to Engage Honors Students in Applied Research, Emily Stark

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Testing Misconceptions and Building Excitement in a Psychology and the Law Course, Emily Stark

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A Brief Examination of Predictors of E-Learning Success for Novice and Expert Learners, Emily Stark, Andrea L. Lassiter, and Ashley Kuemper

A Philosophy of Global Pluralism: Multicultural Approaches to Political Theory, Jacqueline Marie Vieceli

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The Performative Body: Dramaturgy, the Body, and Enbodiment, Dennis D. Waskul and Phillip Vannini

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Parental Behavior Control as a Moderator Between Close Friend Support and Conduct Problems, Gabriel C. Watson, Sarah K. Sifers, and Daniel Houlihan

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Tell My Sons, Mark M. Weber and David Murray

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Follow the Blackbirds, Gwen Nell Westerman

Metallicity Distributions of the Innermost 100 kpc of Galaxy Clusters, Ka-Wah Wong, Mihoko Yukita, Evan T. Million, and Jimmy A. Irwin

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Pre-Service Teacher Knowledge of Behavior Function: Implications within the Classroom, Rachel Youngblom and Kevin J. Filter

Spatially-resolved Spectral Analysis of the Hot Gaseous Emission in the M31 Bulge, Mihoko Yukita, Jimmy A. Irwin, Ka-Wah Wong, and Evan T. Million

Submissions from 2012

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Institutional Accountability and competition for resources in undergraduate education among U.S. public four-year institutions., Lynn D. Akey

It Takes A Team: Using Analytics to Improve Student Success, Lynn D. Akey

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Strategic Pathways for Success: The Influence of Outside Community on Academic Engagement, Cheryl Allendoerfer, Denise Wilson, Rebecca Bates, Joy Crawford, Diane Jones, Tamara Floyd-Smith, Melani Plett, Elaine P. Scott, and Nanette Veilleux

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A Critical Analysis of the EPAS Competencies and Practice Behaviors, William A. Anderson and Paul Force-Emery Mackie

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The Public Library's Role in the Transition Towns Movement, Monika Antonelli

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Greening Libraries, Monika Antonelli and Mark McCullough

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Pride Diaries: Sex, Brain Size and Sociality in the African Lion (Panthera leo) and Cougar (Puma concolor), Bradley M. Arsznov and Sharleen T. Sakai

Our Chapters: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS of Leadership, Scholarship, Service and Friendship, Portra Ashley and John Bulcock

Epistemological Shift in Empowering Teachers’ Action: Three Action Research Case Studies, Luz Carime Bersh

Action Research for Improving At-Risk Students' Literacy Skills: Supporting the Professional Development of Three Teachers Throught Their Journys Integrating Multiculturalism, Poetry and Technology for Literacy Intervention, Luz Carime Bersh, Pam Benton, Anita Lewis, and Magda Mackenzie-Parrales

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Transfer Student Study, Angie Bomier, Ramon Pinero, and Kellian Clink

Cataloging Emerging Technologies, Robert L. Bothmann

Hitting a Moving Target: Cataloging in an Age of Emerging Technologies, Robert L. Bothmann

Hitting a Moving Target: Cataloging in the Age of Emerging Technologies, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings, Vanda Broughton, Robert L. Bothmann

Review of The Library Catalogue as Social Space: Promoting Patron Driven Collections, Online Communities, and Enhanced Reference and Readers’ Services, Laurel Tarulli, Robert L. Bothmann

What a Queer Idea: LGBT Resources for Your Library, Robert L. Bothmann, Rachel Wexelbaum, Heather Tompkins, Jennifer Hootman, Danya Leebaw, and Karen P. Hogan

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Trends in Methodological Rigor in Intervention Research Published in School Psychology Journals, Matthew K. Burns, David A. Klingbeil, James E. Ysseldyke, and Shawna Petersen-Brown