Sample records for online news access

  1. College News Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    College News Online is an international campus newswire and centralized information resource for college-bound students, current students, graduates, and others interested in higher education. The newswire indexes about 400 student-run and campus newspapers and maintains a news archive for the current year. The Campus Union section of College News Online provides information and links for financial aid, internships, employment, computer assistance, and a textbook exchange. The geographic Campus Index links users to college and university Websites throughout the US as well as to higher education institutions in over 110 different countries worldwide. Sociable visitors may share their burgeoning knowledge in the College Chat and Message Board sections.

  2. Science News Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The weekly free online science news magazine, Science News, covers "the most important research in all fields of science" and currently reaches 200,000 subscribers and 1.2 million readers. For example, this week's issue contains seventeen articles, ranging from how scientists are uncovering the secrets behind avalanches to a report on the current Hubble telescope mission. Users can search the magazine archives, freely print each article, and even subscribe via email for each week's issue.

  3. Fox Movietone News Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Internauts with fast connections will want to peruse the Fox Movietone News Online site. At the heart of the site are short film clips (available for Windows and Macintosh platforms) from old Movietone newsreels. Each week there are clips from historic events. Although the clips are short, they convey a sense of what newsreel coverage was all about in a time before television brought news events to us with astonishing speed. http://www.iguide.com/movies/movitone/week.htm

  4. SIAM News Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) online news journal "brings educators and users of mathematics a publication that helps them keep up with the latest developments and issues in their working environment." Released ten times a year, SIAM news includes technical articles, updates about research and scientific breakthroughs, and more. With a broad range of writers and contributors, the publication can be useful for anyone who is part of the math community.

  5. Online Methodology: Analysing News Flows of Online Journalism

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Robert Kautsky; Andreas Widholm

    2008-01-01

    In the present global media climate, speed and immediacy are increasingly prioritised characteristics of news production. As online news has developed, the idea of a single news item has been replaced by fast-changing content and new repertoires of constructing 'Breaking News'. Whereas most research of online news has used synchronic rather than diachronic methods, this article introduces a new approach,

  6. U.S. News Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    U.S. News Online offers their weekly news magazine, as well as daily newsupdates, photo essays, sound bites, and special features. Sections include: News Watch, Washington Connection, Town Hall, News You Can Use, College Fair and the Current Issue. Special features include Election '96, with election stories, photos, background information, and links to candidates' web sites. People Power offers citizens a complete reference for finding their congressional representatives, researching their financing histories, biographical information, and ratings by special interest groups. The interactive game Mind Junket offers winners the chance to see Clinton morph into Newt Gingrich. The Clock Page lets visitors keep track of the national debt, world population,and more.

  7. News Comments: Exploring, Modeling, and Online Prediction

    E-print Network

    de Rijke, Maarten

    News Comments: Exploring, Modeling, and Online Prediction Manos Tsagkias, Wouter Weerkamp.tsagkias@uva.nl, w.weerkamp@uva.nl, derijke@uva.nl Abstract. Online news agents provide commenting facilities for their readers to express their opinions or sentiments with regards to news stories. The number of user supplied

  8. News from Online: The Environment

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

    1999-12-01

    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of the Department of Health and Human Services Toxicological Profile Information Sheet Chemical Scorecard of the Environmental Defense Fund Online course, OLCC-IV Environmental and Industrial Chemistry Committee on Computers in Chemical Education (CCCE) access date for all sites: October 1999

  9. Access Digital Library, Search, News and more

    E-print Network

    Goodrich, Lisa V.

    [General] Access Digital Library, Search, News and more [Education] Access MyCourses content [Research] Access Digital Library, NCBI Blast and more [Personal] Access your portable bookmarks using My and 500 textbooks via the Digital Library, one click access to NCBI Blast sequence databases. [General

  10. Conceptualizing Sources in Online News.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sundar, S. Shyam; Nass, Clifford

    2001-01-01

    Identifies key conceptions of communication "sources" in the literature. Proposes a typology of sources that applies to traditional media and new online media. Evaluates this typology: confirms distinctions made in the typology, finding that attribution of identical content to four different types of online sources by undergraduate students was…

  11. Media Credibility Reconsidered: Synergy between On-Air and Online News.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bucy, Erik P.

    2003-01-01

    Examines the combined effects of on-air and online network news exposure, placing student and adult news consumers in broadcast news, online news, and telewebbing conditions. Indicates that perceptions of network news credibility are affected by channel used. Offers evidence for the existence of a synergy effect between on-air and online news. (PM)

  12. Accessible Online Learning

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Case, D. Elizabeth; Davidson, Roseanna C.

    2011-01-01

    The number of online courses offered at the postsecondary level is increasing at a rate greater than the increase in overall higher education enrollment, with approximately one of every four higher education students taking at least one course online (Allen and Seaman, 2009). In 2008, students with disabilities represented nearly 11% of all…

  13. Mining events and new name translations from online daily news

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Wai Lam; Pik-Shan Cheung; Ruizhang Huang

    2004-01-01

    We develop a system for mining events and unseen name translations from online daily Web news. This system first automatically discovers bilingual events by analyzing the content of the news stories. The discovered event can be treated as comparable bilingual news and can be used for generating name candidates. A name matching algorithm is developed to discover new unseen name

  14. NewsOnline: Digital Library and Archives, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Back in 1991, the Digital Library and Archives (DLA) at Virginia Tech began to provide online access to local, regional, and international newspapers. It was an early digital library project, and it continues to provide access to a range of periodicals and transcripts of television news reports for local television stations in and around southwestern Virginia. On the site, visitors will find sections titled "Virginia Tech News," "Virginia News," and "International News." Visitors can make their way through publications such as the Virginia Tech Spectrum, the Roanoke Times, and international newspapers like Le Monde. The dates available differ for each publication, and visitors can use these materials for local history projects or studies in the transformation of various print and online media.

  15. Internet privacy practices of news media and implications for online journalism

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Traci Hong; Margaret L. McLaughlin; Larry Pryor; Christopher E. Beaudoin; Paul Grabowicz

    2005-01-01

    In light of increases in online privacy concerns, use of online news sites, and news site data mining, a content analysis of 405 news media websites assessed information collection strategies and related privacy practices which impact on the relationship of news sources and news users. Sites from four categories of media types (Daily News, Internet Media, Magazines, and Weeklies) were

  16. How to Access Your Online Course

    E-print Network

    Know? In Your Words Online Program Spotlight for Master's in Journalism Hilton M. Briggs LibraryThis Issue How to Access Your Online Course Internet Course Tuition Change Important Dates Did You://distance.sdstate.edu "Providing Access to Change the Future" How to Access Your Online Course ConnectionsConnections SDSU

  17. News from Online: More Spectroscopy

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

    1999-09-01

    Absorption (one of three tools) (http://mc2.cchem.berkeley.edu/Chem1A/solar/applets/absorption/ index.html).

    Evaporative cooling in a Bose-Einstein condensation ( http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/applets/bec.html). Let's start with the spectrum--the electromagnetic spectrum, of course. Go to the EMSpectrum Explorer at http://mc2.cchem.berkeley.edu/chemcnx/light_energy/EMSpectrum /emspectrum.html. Not only do you get information about wavelength, frequency, and energy, but you also get a handy converter that will calculate frequency, wavelength, and energy when one value is entered. And there is more. For example, clicking on red light of 680 nanometers reveals that mitochondria, the power plants of cells, are about the same size as this wavelength, which is also used for photosynthesis. Interesting food for thought! From the EMSpectrum Explorer, go to the Light and Energy page at http://mc2.cchem.berkeley.edu/chemcnx/light_energy/index.html for three Colors of Light Tools. The Color from Emission tool ( http://mc2.cchem.berkeley.edu/chemcnx/light_energy/applets/emission/index.html) illustrates additive color by mixing differing amounts of Red, Blue, and Green light. Then look at the Color from Absorption tool at http://mc2.cchem.berkeley.edu/chemcnx/light_energy/applets/absorption/index.html. The image from the applet shows the white beam and three filters. Take out the blue, green, and red components by altering the scroll bars or text boxes. The third tool, Removing Color with a Single Filter from Colored Light at http://mc2.cchem.berkeley.edu/chemcnx/light_energy/applets/single/index.html, uses a single filter to take out various colors. Excellent for explaining the theory behind the operation of a basic spectrometer. The Light and Energy tools module, which received support from the National Science Foundation, has been developed under the direction of the ChemLinks Coalition--headed by Beloit College; and The ModularChem Consortium, MC2, headed by the University of California at Berkeley. The Project Director is Marco Molinaro from the University of California at Berkeley; the Project Manager is Susan Walden; Susan Ketchner and Leighanne McConnaughey are also members of the team for this excellent teaching site. For your information, all of the applets will soon be moving, along with the MC2 site, but the old addresses will still work. The next place to explore is Physics 2000 at http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/introduction.html. The introductory graphic is a harbinger of good things to come: move the negatively charged particle and see the water molecule spin in response to the position of the charged particle. One goal of the Physics 2000 Educational Initiative is to make physics more accessible to students and people of all ages. Sounds like a good goal for all sciences! One of the first sections is called Einstein's Legacy. Here you can find spectral lines explained in terms of team colors for rival football squads ( http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/quantumzone/index.html). Choose from 20 elements to see characteristic emission spectra. The cartoon teachers and students help explain emission spectra. Great applets compare the Bohr atom and the Schrödinger model as well as emission and absorption ( http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/quantumzone/schroedinger.html). Einstein's Legacy has many topics: X-rays and CAT Scans, Electromagnetic Waves and Particles, the Quantum Atom, Microwave Ovens, Lasers, and TV & Laptop Screens. Several topics also have sections for the advanced student. One of those advanced sections is part of the second major section of Physics 2000: The Atomic Lab. Two topics are Interference Experiments and Bose-Einstein Condensate. An applet illustrating Laser Cooling is at http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000

  18. Unsupervised multilingual concept discovery from daily online news extracts

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Jenq-Haur Wang

    2010-01-01

    Web syndication technologies help us easily aggregate daily news from diverse sources. However, the huge amount of information makes us more difficult to read let alone digest and focus on the most important events. Therefore, we need an efficient way of news extraction and mining. In this paper, we propose an unsupervised approach to multilingual concept discovery from daily online

  19. Accessibility in Online Learning: Web Accessibility Process Manual The "Web Content Accessibility" project, proposed by

    E-print Network

    Michelson, David G.

    #12;Accessibility in Online Learning: Web Accessibility Process Manual Preface Background The "Web is offered. Accessibility in Online Learning: Web Content Accessibility Process Manual This Process Manual a blog on accessibility to University of British Columbia 2006 2 #12;Accessibility in Online Learning

  20. Designing Online Course Content for Universal Access

    E-print Network

    Shyamasundar, R.K.

    Designing Online Course Content for Universal Access Taliesin Smith This presentation/Coffee at Seminar Hall, TCIS Colloquium Designing Online Course Content for Universal Access Taliesin Smith to th 2014 (Tea/Coffee at 3:30 PM) Seminar Hall, TCIS Designing Online Course Content

  1. Online Access to Knowledge: System Design.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Meadow, Charles T.; And Others

    1989-01-01

    Reports on design and rationale of Online Access to Knowledge, a computer intermediary developed by Online Access to Knowledge Project to enable users with little or no training or experience in bibliographic searching to conduct their own searches. Topics covered include software design, tutorials and assistance programs, and conclusions based on…

  2. NEWS IN BRIEF Published online: 17 May 2006; | doi:10.1038/441268a

    E-print Network

    NEWS IN BRIEF Nature Published online: 17 May 2006; | doi:10.1038/441268a http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060515/full/441268a.html News in brief critics pounce on bubble-fusion blunder A group energy, but there have been serious questions about the work's validity (see http://www.nature.com/news

  3. Google news personalization: scalable online collaborative filtering

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Abhinandan S. Das; Mayur Datar; Ashutosh Garg; Shyamsundar Rajaram

    2007-01-01

    Several approaches to collaborative filtering have been stud- ied but seldom have studies been reported for large (several million users and items) and dynamic (the underlying item set is continually changing) settings. In this paper we de- scribe our approach to collaborative filtering for generating personalized recommendations for users of Google News. We generate recommendations using three approaches: collabo- rative

  4. PBS Online NewsHour: Predicting Earthquakes

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of scientific efforts to predict earthquakes, together with instructional materials. Includes interactive map of tectonic plates; facts, figures, and trivia about earthquakes; a Q-and-A with a scientist about quake prediction; and links to other NewsHour and PBS resources. Main story is available as streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

  5. PBS Online NewsHour: Pluto Debate

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of the decision to declassify Pluto as a planet, together with instructional materials. Includes lesson plan titled "Planet Categorization" and worksheet questions; timeline of Pluto news; and reports on the demotion of Pluto and its place in pop culture. Main story is available as streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

  6. Accessibility and usability of online library databases

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Ron Stewart; Vivek Narendra; Axel Schmetzke

    2005-01-01

    Purpose – The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) mandates that all library services, programs and activities be accessible to people with disabilities. Web-based indexes and databases have become a major staple in today's academic libraries. This study aims to investigate the accessibility and usability of these online resources for people using adaptive software to interface with computers. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Database

  7. Online cancer news: trends regarding article types, specific cancers, and the cancer continuum.

    PubMed

    Hurley, Ryan J; Riles, Julius Matthew; Sangalang, Angeline

    2014-01-01

    The Internet is one of the fastest growing news sources for many worldwide (Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, 2011), and cancer news is one frequently consumed form of online health information (Google, Inc., 2007). This content analysis of online cancer news (n?=?862) retrieved from the four most frequented news websites describes trends regarding specific cancers, stages in the cancer continuum, and types of news articles. In general, treatment information received the most attention in online cancer news. Breast cancer received the most attention of each specific cancer, followed by digestive and genitourinary cancers. Research reports and profiles of people (more than 60% of which were about celebrities) were the most common article types. Risk, uncertainty, and clinical trials were also present across several types of cancer news articles. Implications of content trends are discussed as relevant to consumers, producers, health campaign designers, and researchers alike. PMID:23356571

  8. Index Access to On-Line Records: An Operational View.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Furlong, Elizebeth J.

    1978-01-01

    Describes operational use of on-line field access, a powerful improvement upon search key access to on-line records and a viable alternative to full key word access; and discusses some of the questions considered at Northwestern University Library during a redesign of the technical services modules of the Northwestern On-Line Intergrated System…

  9. On-line atomic data access

    SciTech Connect

    Schultz, D.R. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Nash, J.K. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)

    1996-04-01

    The need for atomic data is one which continues to expand in a wide variety of applications including fusion energy, astrophysics, laser- produced plasma research, and plasma processing. Modern computer database and communications technology nables this data to be placed on-line and obtained by users of the Internet. Presented here is a summary of the observations and conclusions regarding such on-line atomic data access derived from a forum held at the Tenth APS Topical Conference on Atomic Processes in Plasmas.

  10. ECN Online (Electronic Component News): The Engineer's Product Source

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This site, a product of the Chilton Company, features the Electronic Industry Telephone Directory (EITD), a browsable and searchable list of "over 30,000 sources of electronic products and services and more than 3,000 product categories." A no-nonsense search interface allows user entry into the database via product or company (Boolean AND and phrase searching only are supported at this time and there is no geographic searching). Address and contact information is provided. Information on whether companies are product or service vendors, as well as whether they are manufacturers, distributors, ISO 9000 certified, or meet mil-spec may also be indicated. The ECN Online site also contains a product library, news of the electronics industry, software demos (registration required), and an interactive forum, among other features.

  11. News

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2004-01-01

    NEO-LATIN NEWS 161 of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, for the travels and diversions which molded a great man in antiquity foreshadow in turn the ones that made a great Renaissance pope. One cannot help but rejoice in the acceleration of the I Tatti... Renaissance Library?s publishing program, and hope that the new pace might continue and bring us more books like these, each a model of scholarly excellence and accessibility to the educated general reader. (Craig Kallendorf, Texas A&M University) NEWS...

  12. Strategy and Structure for Online News Production – Case Studies of CNN and NRK

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Arne H. Krumsvik

    \\u000a This cross-national comparative case study of online news production analyzes the strategies of Cable News Network (CNN) and\\u000a the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), aiming at understanding of the implications of organizational\\u000a strategy on the role\\u000a of journalists, explains why traditional media organizations have a tendency to develop a multi-platform approach (distributing content on several platforms, such as television, online, mobile)

  13. NewsExplorer - combining various text analysis tools to allow multilingual news linking and exploration

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Ralf Steinberger; Bruno Pouliquen

    2008-01-01

    NewsExplorer (http:\\/\\/press.jrc.it\\/NewsExplorer) is a freely accessible, multilingual online application for news aggregation, analysis and exploration. It processes an average of about 30,000 news articles per day, gathered from about 1,400 news portals on the web. For each of the 19 lan- guages covered, it groups related articles every day into clusters, extracts names of persons, organisa- tions and locations from

  14. Towards an understanding of the behavioral intention to use online news services: An exploratory study

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Yen-hao Howard Chen; David Corkindale

    2008-01-01

    Purpose – Research into the use\\/adoption of online news services (ONSs) is still in its infancy, Scholars have indicated that there is no comprehensive theoretical framework for understanding or predicting consumers' online adoption behavior. The purpose of the paper is to propose a theoretical framework as a foundation for better understanding and further analyzing the adoption of ONSs. Design\\/methodology\\/approach –

  15. Words Analysis of Online Chinese News Headlines about Trending Events: A Complex Network Perspective

    PubMed Central

    Li, Huajiao; Fang, Wei; An, Haizhong; Huang, Xuan

    2015-01-01

    Because the volume of information available online is growing at breakneck speed, keeping up with meaning and information communicated by the media and netizens is a new challenge both for scholars and for companies who must address public relations crises. Most current theories and tools are directed at identifying one website or one piece of online news and do not attempt to develop a rapid understanding of all websites and all news covering one topic. This paper represents an effort to integrate statistics, word segmentation, complex networks and visualization to analyze headlines’ keywords and words relationships in online Chinese news using two samples: the 2011 Bohai Bay oil spill and the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. We gathered all the news headlines concerning the two trending events in the search results from Baidu, the most popular Chinese search engine. We used Simple Chinese Word Segmentation to segment all the headlines into words and then took words as nodes and considered adjacent relations as edges to construct word networks both using the whole sample and at the monthly level. Finally, we develop an integrated mechanism to analyze the features of words’ networks based on news headlines that can account for all the keywords in the news about a particular event and therefore track the evolution of news deeply and rapidly. PMID:25807376

  16. Words analysis of online Chinese news headlines about trending events: a complex network perspective.

    PubMed

    Li, Huajiao; Fang, Wei; An, Haizhong; Huang, Xuan

    2015-01-01

    Because the volume of information available online is growing at breakneck speed, keeping up with meaning and information communicated by the media and netizens is a new challenge both for scholars and for companies who must address public relations crises. Most current theories and tools are directed at identifying one website or one piece of online news and do not attempt to develop a rapid understanding of all websites and all news covering one topic. This paper represents an effort to integrate statistics, word segmentation, complex networks and visualization to analyze headlines' keywords and words relationships in online Chinese news using two samples: the 2011 Bohai Bay oil spill and the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. We gathered all the news headlines concerning the two trending events in the search results from Baidu, the most popular Chinese search engine. We used Simple Chinese Word Segmentation to segment all the headlines into words and then took words as nodes and considered adjacent relations as edges to construct word networks both using the whole sample and at the monthly level. Finally, we develop an integrated mechanism to analyze the features of words' networks based on news headlines that can account for all the keywords in the news about a particular event and therefore track the evolution of news deeply and rapidly. PMID:25807376

  17. Spartans Online Increasing access to quality education

    E-print Network

    Su, Xiao

    the Spartans Online website ­ specifically, look at the "Courses" and "Students" pages for important is the Learning Management System (LMS) that many Spartans Online instructors use to run the online courses.924.2077. Note: The courses in this program require substantial work and time. Online courses provide flexibility

  18. Spartans Online Increasing access to quality education

    E-print Network

    Su, Xiao

    .924.2742 · F 408.924.2666 · http://online.sjsu.edu 1 | P a g e Online Course Evaluation Rubric The following rubric is a tool to assist instructors in the design and development of their online courses. The six (6) categories address different elements essential to the development of an online course: Learner Support

  19. Online risks obstructing safe internet access for students

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Fotis Lazarinis

    2010-01-01

    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an overall insight into the factors which undermine safe internet access for students. Safer internet access for students is an issue raised during recent years as the web becomes increasingly more accessible to children. However, recent research studies and initiatives demonstrated a number of potential online risks for students. To

  20. An Evaluation of Online Machine Translation of Arabic into English News Headlines: Implications on Students' Learning Purposes

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kadhim, Kais A.; Habeeb, Luwaytha S.; Sapar, Ahmad Arifin; Hussin, Zaharah; Abdullah, Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim

    2013-01-01

    Nowadays, online Machine Translation (MT) is used widely with translation software, such as Google and Babylon, being easily available and downloadable. This study aims to test the translation quality of these two machine systems in translating Arabic news headlines into English. 40 Arabic news headlines were selected from three online sources,…

  1. U.S. News Online: America's Best Hospitals: 1997 Exclusive Rankings

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    1997-01-01

    As a companion to a US News and World Report article on the best hospitals in the US (July 28, 1997), the US News Online site provides rankings of 134 American hospitals. Users can browse hospitals alphabetically, by region, metro area, or any of seventeen specialties, from AIDS to Urology. Methodology for the rankings is provided, as well as hypertext connections to hospital home pages where available. This site is a small subset of a much larger ranking, available for purchase to users in book form (published by US News).

  2. Decoding the codes: A content analysis of the news coverage of genetic cloning by three online news sites and three national daily newspapers, 1996 through 1998

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Hyde, Jon E.

    This study compared news coverage of genetic cloning research in three online news sites (CNN.com, ABC.com, and MSNBC.com) and three national daily newspapers (The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today). The study involved the analysis of 230 online and print news articles concerning genetic cloning published from 1996 through 1998. Articles were examined with respect to formats, sources, focus, tone, and assessments about the impact of cloning research. Findings indicated that while print news formats remained relatively constant for the duration of this study, online news formats changed significantly with respect to the kinds of media used to represent the news, the layouts used to represent cloning news, and the emphasis placed on audio-visual content. Online stories were as much as 20 to 70% shorter than print stories. More than 50% of the articles appearing online were composed by outside sources (wire services, guest columnists, etc.). By comparison, nearly 90% of the articles published by print newspapers were written "in-house" by science reporters. Online news sites cited fewer sources and cited a smaller variety of sources than the newspapers examined here. In both news outlets, however, the sources most frequently cited were those with vested interests in furthering cloning research. Both online and print news coverage of cloning tends to focus principally on the technical procedures and on the future benefits of cloning. More than 60% of the articles focused on the techniques and technologies of cloning. Less than 25% of the articles focused on social, ethical, or legal issues associated with cloning. Similarly, articles from all six sources (75%) tended to be both positive and future-oriented. Less than 5% of the total articles examined here had a strongly negative or critical tone. Moreover, both online and print news sources increasingly conveyed a strong sense of acceptance about the possibility of human cloning. Data from this study are among the first to indicate the ways in which online news outlets are transforming science news. Furthermore, this study reaffirms the need for a greater diversity of sources in assessing a broader spectrum of issues related to cloning.

  3. Portsmouth Herald Local News: Project54 innovations enhance public safety Archives Business Entertainment Health Living Maine News Online Only Public Records Sports Tourism Travel

    E-print Network

    New Hampshire, University of

    Entertainment Health Living Maine News Online Only Public Records Sports Tourism Travel Click Here Shop Records Sports Tourism Travel emergency vehicles equipped with Project54, including a fire truck from

  4. Strategy and Structure for Online News Production - Case Studies of CNN and NRK

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Krumsvik, Arne H.

    This cross-national comparative case study of online news production analyzes the strategies of Cable News Network (CNN) and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), aiming at understanding of the implications of organizational strategy on the role of journalists, explains why traditional media organizations have a tendency to develop a multi-platform approach (distributing content on several platforms, such as television, online, mobile) rather than developing the cross-media (with interplay between media types) or multimedia approach anticipated by both scholars and practitioners.

  5. PBS Online NewsHour: Science and Technology Archive

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Archive of science and technology news coverage (1996 to present) from the PBS program NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Stories on emerging research, space and other explorations, as well as the scientists behind the discoveries. Stories from 1998 onward available in audio and video as well as text.

  6. Access Patterns of Online Materials in a Blended Course

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Asarta, Carlos J.; Schmidt, James R.

    2013-01-01

    Patterns in student accesses of online materials and their effects upon student performance in a blended course are examined. Our blended course is an introductory business and economic statistics course where lectures are only available online while the traditional class period is used for complementary learning activities. Timing, volumes,…

  7. Making Online Learning Accessible for Students with Disabilities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hashey, Andrew I.; Stahl, Skip

    2014-01-01

    The growing presence of K-12 online education programs is a trend that promises to increase flexibility, improve efficiency, and foster engagement in learning. Students with disabilities can benefit from dynamic online educational environments, but only to the extent that they can access and participate in the learning process. As students with…

  8. PBS Online NewsHour: Mars Exploration Rovers

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of travels and discoveries made by the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, together with instructional materials. Includes a lesson plan titled "Planets in Proportion," an interactive on rover tools, a slide show of images from Mars, archived news stories, and links to related PBS features. Some of archived news stories are provided in streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

  9. PBS Online NewsHour: The Global Warming Debate

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of global warming, including related research and policy decisions, together with instructional materials. Includes interactives on rises in temperature and sea level and on comparing vehicles in terms of emissions and fuel costs; a lesson plan on Arctic warming; archived news stories; and links to related PBS features. Some of the archived news stories are available as streaming video, RealAudio as well as text.

  10. On-line access to geoscience bibliographic citations

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Wild, Emily C.

    2012-01-01

    On-line geoscience bibliographic citations and access points to citations are exponentially increasing as commercial, non-profit, and government agencies worldwide publish materials electronically. On-line bibliographic tools capture cited works, and open access content allows for freely obtained citations and documents. For this newsletter, citations from the numerous journals and books listed in the "Recent Papers" section of the EXPLORE newsletters from 2008-2011 were used to provide freely-accessible web sites to determine the availability of bibliographic information.

  11. Afring News online 39:14-15, 2010 More Black-headed Village Weavers Ploceus cucullatus

    E-print Network

    de Villiers, Marienne

    14 Afring News online 39:14-15, 2010 More Black-headed Village Weavers Ploceus cucullatus Kobie Raijmakers raijmakersk@vodamail.co.za Reading about the black-headed Village Weaver in Alan Brooks' note when I scanned it but it is still recognisable as a black-headed form, Ploceus cucullatus nigriceps

  12. Making Sense of Intimate Partner Violence in Late Life: Comments from Online News Readers

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Brossoie, Nancy; Roberto, Karen A.; Barrow, Katie M.

    2012-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to gain insight into public awareness of intimate partner violence (IPV) in late life by how individuals respond to incidents of IPV reported in the newspaper. Design and Methods: Using grounded theory techniques, online news items covering 24 incidents of IPV in late life, and the reader comments posted to…

  13. In Search of Hyperlocal News: An Examination of the Organizational, Technological and Economic Forces that Shape 21st Century Approaches to Independent Online Journalism

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Horning, Michael

    2012-01-01

    In recent years, many popular media reports have observed a new phenomenon in news known as hyperlocal online news. While some accounts suggest that hyperlocal is different from community news in that it focuses on news at the neighborhood level or on areas that are often less frequently covered by the mainstream media, little research has…

  14. Design and Development of a Flexible Online Course for Making Accessible Online Courses.

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    Koppi, Tony; Pearson, Elaine

    The design rationale for the development of an exemplary, flexible online course for making accessible online courses is described. The authors developed the course by adopting the roles of content expert and instructional designer. The course has a dual purpose. The assessment for postgraduate students provides a guide to learning for academic…

  15. Web site accessibility: an online sector analysis

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    Eleanor T. Loiacono; Scott Mccoy

    2004-01-01

    Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), companies must provide customers with disabilities access to their “physical” stores. With the advent of the pure Web store, some wonder if the ADA will extend into “cyberspace”. So, are companies ready? This study assesses Web sites to determine their readiness. Results reveal that only 9 percent of the sites have accessible home

  16. Optimizing Convenient Online Access to Bibliographic Databases.

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    Cleverdon, Cyril

    1984-01-01

    Discusses alternatives to the Boolean system that would enable users of online bibliographic databases--primarily those containing scientific and technical information--to obtain their required level of performance at lowest cost. Highlights include recall and precision factors (natural and controlled language, titles, abstracts, quorum function)…

  17. Online Public Access Catalogs and User Instruction.

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    Thompson, Dorothea M.; And Others

    1994-01-01

    Assessed library instruction initiatives with respect to OPACs by surveying 414 academic, public, school, and special libraries. Most participants' libraries have modified library OPAC software; librarians continue to teach use of the online catalog; few systems have built-in tutorials; and few have computer-assisted instruction. (Author/JKP)

  18. From the U.S. Code Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov

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    Handy, Susan L.

    be construed to interfere with the authority, under any State law in effect on the date of the enactmentFrom the U.S. Code Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] [Laws in effect as of January 7 and development within and through urbanized areas, while minimizing transportation-related fuel consumption

  19. News Stands - 2 

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    Unknown

    2009-01-01

    The news industry is undergoing changes in the digital age. News has already been presented online by traditional and Web-based news organizations. This study examines how traditional and Web-based news organizations differ in agenda setting...

  20. Finding a seat on the stagecoach: Access and the news

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Donald T. Mogavero

    1984-01-01

    Access to the media is a source of continuing debate among the public who seek it and the media managers who grant it. Special interests hope to display their ideological goods in the media marketplace while media managers argue there is no space left. This current view of direct access to the media loses sight of the access ideal—a diversity

  1. Online Access to Doctors' Notes: Patient Concerns About Privacy

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    Mejilla, Roanne; Leveille, Suzanne G; Ralston, James D; Darer, Jonathan D; Delbanco, Tom; Walker, Jan; Elmore, Joann G

    2013-01-01

    Background Offering patients online access to medical records, including doctors’ visit notes, holds considerable potential to improve care. However, patients may worry about loss of privacy when accessing personal health information through Internet-based patient portals. The OpenNotes study provided patients at three US health care institutions with online access to their primary care doctors’ notes and then collected survey data about their experiences, including their concerns about privacy before and after participation in the intervention. Objective To identify patients’ attitudes toward privacy when given electronic access to their medical records, including visit notes. Methods The design used a nested cohort study of patients surveyed at baseline and after a 1-year period during which they were invited to read their visit notes through secure patient portals. Participants consisted of 3874 primary care patients from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, MA), Geisinger Health System (Danville, PA), and Harborview Medical Center (Seattle, WA) who completed surveys before and after the OpenNotes intervention. The measures were patient-reported levels of concern regarding privacy associated with online access to visit notes. Results 32.91% of patients (1275/3874 respondents) reported concerns about privacy at baseline versus 36.63% (1419/3874 respondents) post-intervention. Baseline concerns were associated with non-white race/ethnicity and lower confidence in communicating with doctors, but were not associated with choosing to read notes or desire for continued online access post-intervention (nearly all patients with notes available chose to read them and wanted continued access). While the level of concern among most participants did not change during the intervention, 15.54% (602/3874 respondents, excluding participants who responded “don’t know”) reported more concern post-intervention, and 12.73% (493/3874 respondents, excluding participants who responded “don’t know”) reported less concern. Conclusions When considering online access to visit notes, approximately one-third of patients had concerns about privacy at baseline and post-intervention. These perceptions did not deter participants from accessing their notes, suggesting that the benefits of online access to medical records may outweigh patients’ perceived risks to privacy. PMID:24072335

  2. Subject access in online catalogs: A design model

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Marcia J. Bates

    1986-01-01

    A model based on strikingly different philosophical as. sumptions from those currently popular is proposed for the design of online subject catalog access. Three de- sign principles are presented and discussed: uncer- tainty (subject indexing is indeterminate and probabilis- tic beyond a certain point), variety (by Ashby's law of requisite variety, variety of searcher query must equal variety of document

  3. University of Calgary: Remote Access to On-Line Catalogues.

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    deBruijn, Debbie; Matheson, Arden

    1987-01-01

    Describes the implementation of remote public access to the online catalog at the University of Calgary and discusses the technical considerations and difficulties encountered. The resulting cooperative efforts of the library and the university computing center are outlined, and several library service related issues are raised. (CLB)

  4. New Model for Multimedia Interfaces to Online Public Access Catalogues.

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    Pejtersen, Annelise Mark

    1992-01-01

    Describes the Book House, an interactive, multimedia online public access catalog (OPAC) developed in Denmark that uses icons, text, and animation. An alternative design model that addresses problems in OPACs is described; and database design, system navigation, use for fiction retrieval, and evaluation are discussed. (20 references) (MES)

  5. Relationship between Learning Outcomes and Online Accesses

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    Suanpang, Pannee; Petocz, Peter; Reid, Anna

    2004-01-01

    This paper reports on a study carried out in Thailand investigating the relationship between students' use of an e-learning system and their learning outcomes in a course on Business Statistics. The results show a clear relationship between accesses to the e-learning system, as measured by number of "hits", and outcomes, as measured by final…

  6. Accessing On-line Bibliographic Databases. Revised.

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    Barron, Billy

    Developed for students at the University of North Texas, this directory lists 482 libraries with computerized catalogs that can be accessed through the Internet. Most of the libraries are academic libraries, the majority of which are located in the United States. The list also includes libraries located in Europe, Australia, Israel, and elsewhere.…

  7. SIGACT news online algorithms column 13: 2007 - an offine perspective

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    Marek Chrobak

    2008-01-01

    This is a survey of last year's work on online competitive algorithms. The survey covers only conference papers, including those from SODA, FOCS, STOC, STACS, COCOON, ISAAC, ESA, ICALP, WAOA, and ISAAC. I tried to focus on research directly dealing with competitive analysis, and in many cases I had to make judgment calls, whether to include them or not. My

  8. NOAA's National Oceanographic Data Center Online Data Access

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Links to a variety of current oceanographic databases. Provides access to in situ and remotely sensed data, models, and a photo library from all over the world. Data available includes temperature, salinity, biological, nutrients, oxygen, and many more. View sea surface temperature animations, sea level changes, and plankton profiles for anywhere in the world. Data, graphs, and more are available on CD and DVD in the online store.

  9. Alles online auf einer PlattformAlles online auf einer Plattform Introducing PAUL

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    Hellebrand, Sybille

    Plattform Campus Management Systems: Integrated Software Management of ... #12;Alles online auf einer;Alles online auf einer PlattformAlles online auf einer Plattform What is PAUL ? Integrated system queuing Online access to learning material, news, calendar, results of examinations... Improve service

  10. News 

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2004-01-01

    NEWS 347 News Seventeenth-Century Imprints on the Antiquarian Book Market Brett-Smith Library Auction, Sotheby?s (Spring, 2004) The John R.B. Brett-Smith Library, a collection long distinguished for its holdings in early-modern English books...- lows, Pembroke College, Oxford, to Sir John Benet; fetched ?9000 from a ?Continental dealer.? * Sale figures cited here include the usual surcharge or buyer?s premium. 348 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS George Herbert and Richard Crashaw. Two works in one...

  11. Literacy Access Online: The Development of an Online Support Environment for Literacy Facilitators Working with Children with Disabilities.

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    Bannan-Ritland, Brenda

    2002-01-01

    Describes the Literacy Access Online (LAO) project, an online professional development environment that provides access to research-based techniques in reading and assistive technology information for teachers and parents in helping disabled children's reading process. Topics include electronic performance support systems; database architecture;…

  12. Knowing Where They Went: Six Years of Online Access Statistics via the Online Catalog for Federal Government Information

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    Brown, Christopher C.

    2011-01-01

    As federal government information is increasingly migrating to online formats, libraries are providing links to this content via URLs or persistent URLs (PURLs) in their online public access catalogs (OPACs). Clickthrough statistics that accumulated as users visited links to online content in the University of Denver's library OPAC were gathered…

  13. News.

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2005-01-01

    256 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies General Editor: Michele Marrapodi Advisory Editors: Keir Elam and Robert Henke This new book series analyses early modern... agendas, creating new forms, and stretching the Renais- sance practice of contaminatio to achieve, even unconsciously, a process of rewriting, remaking, and refashioning of alien cultures. NEWS 257 The series welcomes both single-author studies...

  14. News.

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2002-01-01

    NEWS 369 THE HARTLIB PAPERS SECOND EDITION A Complete Text and Image Database of the Papers of SAMUEL HARTLIB (c.1600-1662) Held in Sheffield University Library. Samuel Hartlib occupies a unique place in the intellectual history of seventeenth... and intellectual history. The second edition of the Hartlib Papers now includes major additional materials from other collections. See www.shef.ac.uk/hronline. 370 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Starting in the academic year 2002-2003, the University of Amsterdam (dept...

  15. News 

    E-print Network

    2008-01-01

    118 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Proceedings of the Milton Society of America W Chicago City Center, 172 W. Adams St., Chicago December 28, 2007 Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Dept. of English, Duquesne.... Lewalski and John Rogers. 4. SECRETARY?S REPORT. Labriola indicated that his announce- ments are printed on pages 5-7 of the annual booklet. He announced the names of the members of the society who are recently deceased: Kelsie NEWS 119 Harder, Gregory...

  16. News 

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    Dickson, Donald et. al

    2009-01-01

    news 89 Proceedings of the Milton Society of America Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 Powell Street, San Francisco Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (E mail: Labriola@duq.edu) December 28, 2008 The officers... members are Barbara K. Lewalski and John Rogers. 90 seventeenth-century news 4. SECRETARY?S REPORT. Labriola indicated that his announce- ments are printed on pages 5-8 of the annual booklet. He announced the names of recently deceased members...

  17. News

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2002-01-01

    NEWS 185 ? The Milton Society of America Approximately seventy-one members and guests attended the annual dinner and meeting of the Milton Society of America on December 28, 2001, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Achsah... as Honored Scholar of the society by Edward Jones of Oklahoma State University. 186 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Labriola announced the two open meetings of the society at MLA ?02 in New York City. The first, with Annabel Patterson presiding, is ?Milton...

  18. News

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    Dickson, Donald R., ed.

    2007-01-01

    NEWS 101 Proceedings of the Milton Society of America Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia December 28, 2006 Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Dept. of English, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (E mail: Labriola@duq.edu) The officers... are printed on pages 7-10 of the annual booklet. He announced the names of 102 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS the members of the society who are recently deceased: Margaret Byard, Harrison T. Meserole, Kenneth Hovey, William B. Hunter, James D. Simmonds. Labriola...

  19. News

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2002-01-01

    NEWS 369 THE HARTLIB PAPERS SECOND EDITION A Complete Text and Image Database of the Papers of SAMUEL HARTLIB (c.1600-1662) Held in Sheffield University Library. Samuel Hartlib occupies a unique place in the intellectual history of seventeenth... and intellectual history. The second edition of the Hartlib Papers now includes major additional materials from other collections. See www.shef.ac.uk/hronline. 370 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Starting in the academic year 2002-2003, the University of Amsterdam (dept...

  20. News

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2005-01-01

    256 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies General Editor: Michele Marrapodi Advisory Editors: Keir Elam and Robert Henke This new book series analyses early modern... agendas, creating new forms, and stretching the Renais- sance practice of contaminatio to achieve, even unconsciously, a process of rewriting, remaking, and refashioning of alien cultures. NEWS 257 The series welcomes both single-author studies...

  1. Examining Perceptions about Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers through Online Comments on News Stories

    PubMed Central

    Lei, Yang; Pereira, Jennifer A.; Quach, Susan; Bettinger, Julie A.; Kwong, Jeffrey C.; Corace, Kimberly; Garber, Gary; Feinberg, Yael; Guay, Maryse

    2015-01-01

    Background The aim of this study was to understand online public perceptions of the debate surrounding the choice of annual influenza vaccinations or wearing masks as a condition of employment for healthcare workers, such as the one enacted in British Columbia in August 2012. Methods Four national and 82 local (British Columbia) Canadian online news sites were searched for articles posted between August 2012 and May 2013 containing the words “healthcare workers” and “mandatory influenza vaccinations/immunizations” or “mandatory flu shots and healthcare workers.” We included articles from sources that predominantly concerned our topic of interest and that generated reader comments. Two researchers coded the unedited comments using thematic analysis, categorizing codes to allow themes to emerge. In addition to themes, the comments were categorized by: 1) sentiment towards influenza vaccines; 2) support for mandatory vaccination policies; 3) citing of reference materials or statistics; 4) self-identified health-care worker status; and 5) sharing of a personal story. Results 1163 comments made by 648 commenters responding to 36 articles were analyzed. Popular themes included concerns about freedom of choice, vaccine effectiveness, patient safety, and distrust in government, public health, and the pharmaceutical industry. Almost half (48%) of commenters expressed a negative sentiment toward the influenza vaccine, 28% were positive, 20% were neutral, and 4% expressed mixed sentiment. Of those who commented on the policy, 75% did not support the condition to work policy, while 25% were in favour. Of the commenters, 11% self-identified as healthcare workers, 13% shared personal stories, and 18% cited a reference or statistic. Interpretation The perception of the influenza vaccine in the comment sections of online news sites is fairly poor. Public health agencies should consider including online forums, comment sections, and social media sites as part of their communication channels to correct misinformation regarding the benefits of HCW influenza immunization and the effectiveness of the vaccine. PMID:26086194

  2. Environmental News Network

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Environmental News Network (ENN) has as its primary goal to educate the world about environmental issues facing our Earth. People can freely read articles that change daily on the latest news that affects our planet, read stories from major environmental organizations, search past stories, learn about upcoming events on the provided calendar, listen online to EarthNews Radio, and more. An example of a current in-depth article describes how fossil fuels today are depleted 100,000 times faster than they form and how, by 2010, world energy consumption is expected to increase almost 50 percent. Although the site may be slightly biased, it does provide easy access to a wealth of environmental news and information; those interested can even subscribe for email delivery of the latest ENN articles.

  3. News

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    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2005-01-01

    132 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Proceedings of the Milton Society of America Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia December 28, 2004 Secretary: A. C. Labriola Labriola@duq.edu The officers and Executive Committee met in a preliminary session at 4... of their works, one for each member of the committee. NEWS 133 SECRETARY?S REPORT. Labriola indicated that his announcements were printed on pages 4-5 of the annual booklet. He announced the names of the members of the society who are recently deceased: David...

  4. News

    E-print Network

    Donald R. Dickson, ed.

    2006-01-01

    NEWS 147 Proceedings of the Milton Society of America Marriott Metro Center, 775 12 th St. NW, Washington, D. C. December 28, 2005 Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Dept. of English, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (E mail: Labriola... of the Executive Committee are urged to be in con- tact with Benet to nominate Miltonists to serve on the committee. 148 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS 4. SECRETARY?S REPORT. Labriola indicated that his announce- ments are printed on pages 5-6 of the annual booklet...

  5. Afring News online 38:24-27, 2009 A decade of tern ringing at Mile 4 salt pans, Namibia

    E-print Network

    de Villiers, Marienne

    24 Afring News online 38:24-27, 2009 A decade of tern ringing at Mile 4 salt pans, Namibia Mark Boorman felix@mweb.com.na The Mile 4 Salt Pans are a series of man-made pans created for the harvesting of salt for human consumption, situated just north of Swakopmund. These pans host resident birds, intra

  6. SciCentral: Engineering News

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    Dr. Guy Orgambide, SciCentral.com

    This site provides links to engineering-related news articles from a variety of outlets and journals. Sources featured on the site must be freely accessible to online readers and are ranked by the editors based on reliability, timeliness, extent of coverage, multidisciplinary coverage, follow-up, and presentation. The main page features links to the day's headlines, a listing of the editors' top five resources for engineering news coverage, and a selection of tools and resources, including a literature search; online tools and references such as unit conversion tools and a language translation tool; and links to journals and databases, career information, and conferences.

  7. Access to Education with Online Learning and Open Educational Resources: Can They Close the Gap?

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    Geith, Christine; Vignare, Karen

    2008-01-01

    One of the key concepts in the right to education is access: access to the means to fully develop as human beings as well as access to the means to gain skills, knowledge and credentials. This is an important perspective through which to examine the solutions to access enabled by Open Educational Resources (OER) and online learning. The authors…

  8. ACCESS TO EDUCATION WITH ONLINE LEARNING AND OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES: CAN THEY CLOSE THE GAP?

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Christine Geith; Karen Vignare

    One of the key concepts in the right to education is access: access to the means to fully develop as human beings as well as access to the means to gain skills, knowledge and credentials. This is an important perspective through which to examine the solutions to access enabled by Open Educational Resources (OER) and online learning. The authors compare

  9. SM: Enabling Efficient Offline Access to Online Social Media and Social Networks

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    Venkatasubramanian, Nalini

    O2 SM: Enabling Efficient Offline Access to Online Social Media and Social Networks Ye Zhao1 , Ngoc media access on mobile devices, and propose an Offline Online Social Media (O2 SM) Middle- ware to: (i) rank the social media streams based the probability that a given user views a given content item

  10. U.S. Bank Access Online: Dispute a Transaction Quick Reference Dispute a Transaction

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    Huang, Jianyu

    U.S. Bank Access® Online: Dispute a Transaction Quick Reference Dispute a Transaction You can use.S. Bancorp 1-2 1 #12;U.S. Bank Access® Online: Dispute a Transaction Quick Reference 7. Print, sign (if.S. Bank Corporate Payment Systems is a division of U.S. Bank National Association ND. All other trademarks

  11. NewsInEssence: Summarizing Online News Topics Dragomir Radev Jahna Otterbacher Adam Winkel Sasha Blair-Goldensohn

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    Radev, Dragomir R.

    Blair-Goldensohn Introduction These days, Internet users are frequently turning to the Web for news be overwhelmed with the sheer volume of news. For a reader interested in a given topic, this overload threatens clusters of related articles, allowing readers to easily find all stories on a given topic. However

  12. News.

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    Dickson, Donald R., ed.

    2007-01-01

    NEWS 101 Proceedings of the Milton Society of America Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia December 28, 2006 Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Dept. of English, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (E mail: Labriola@duq.edu) The officers... for President; Kristin Pruitt for Vice President; and William Shullenberger and Nicholas von Maltzahn for three-year membership (2007-2009) on the Executive Committee, suc- ceeding Gardner Campbell and Angelica Duran. 2. TREASURER?S REPORT. Benet indicated...

  13. News

    E-print Network

    2008-01-01

    118 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Proceedings of the Milton Society of America W Chicago City Center, 172 W. Adams St., Chicago December 28, 2007 Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Dept. of English, Duquesne... Arnold and Tom Luxon. 2. TREASURER?S REPORT. Benet indicated that the assets and net worth of the society as of July 1, 2007, were $11,529.59. Benet and Labriola stressed the importance of donations and space advertisements as sources of revenue...

  14. News

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2003-09-01

    Belfast: On the next level above Galileo Wales: 2nd All Wales Physics Teachers Meeting England: Good afternoon Natural Philosphers... Communication: Posters win prizes Careers: Physics On Course 2004 Visits: Refreshing Physics Sport: Cheating at baseball Physics on Stage: Polish performance Space: Forces that affect GPS satellites New Zealand: It’s not All Black News these days New Initiatives: NOISE Physics on Stage 3: Lively stars heading for ESA

  15. Botanical Electronic News (BEN)

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    The electronic newsletter BEN contains recent news about research and researchers in botany. Produced at least once a month by Dr. A. Ceska, the focus of BEN is primarily botany in British Columbia, Canada, and the adjacent Pacific Northwest (US). The BEN homepage offers users access to all issues of BEN back to 1995 (issue 115); articles vary in depth but often include links to substantial online information, such as publications, keys, or other useful resources.

  16. Understanding Public Perceptions of the HPV Vaccination Based on Online Comments to Canadian News Articles

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    Feinberg, Yael; Pereira, Jennifer A.; Quach, Susan; Kwong, Jeffrey C.; Crowcroft, Natasha S.; Wilson, Sarah E.; Guay, Maryse; Lei, Yang; Deeks, Shelley L.

    2015-01-01

    Background Given the variation in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine coverage across Canada, and debate regarding delivery of HPV vaccines in Catholic schools, we studied online comments on Canadian news websites to understand public perceptions of HPV and HPV vaccine. Methods We searched English- and French-language Canadian news websites for 2012 articles that contained the terms “HPV” or “human papillomavirus.” Articles about HPV vaccinations that contained at least one comment were included. Two researchers independently coded comments, analyzing them for emerging themes. Results We identified 3073 comments from 1198 individuals in response to 71 news articles; 630 (52.6%) individuals expressed positive sentiments about HPV vaccination (2.5 comments/individual), 404 (33.7%) were negative (3.0 comments/individual), 34 (2.8%) were mixed (1.5 comments/individual) and 130 (10.8%) were neutral (1.6 comments/individual). Vaccine-supportive commenters believed the vaccine is safe and effective. Common themes in negative comments included concerns regarding HPV vaccine safety and efficacy, distrust of pharmaceutical companies and government, and belief that school-age children are too young for HPV vaccine. Many comments focused on whether the Catholic Church has the right to inform health policy for students, and discussion often evolved into debates regarding HPV and sexual behaviour. We noted that many individuals doubted the credibility of vaccine safety information. Conclusion The majority of commenters do not appear to be against HPV vaccination, but public health messaging that focuses on both the vaccine’s safety profile, and its use as a means to prevent cancer rather than sexually transmitted HPV infection may facilitate its acceptance. PMID:26053866

  17. Online catalog access and distribution of remotely sensed information

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    Lutton, Stephen M.

    1997-09-01

    Remote sensing is providing voluminous data and value added information products. Electronic sensors, communication electronics, computer software, hardware, and network communications technology have matured to the point where a distributed infrastructure for remotely sensed information is a reality. The amount of remotely sensed data and information is making distributed infrastructure almost a necessity. This infrastructure provides data collection, archiving, cataloging, browsing, processing, and viewing for applications from scientific research to economic, legal, and national security decision making. The remote sensing field is entering a new exciting stage of commercial growth and expansion into the mainstream of government and business decision making. This paper overviews this new distributed infrastructure and then focuses on describing a software system for on-line catalog access and distribution of remotely sensed information.

  18. PPClass-M — A live online lecture system optimized for mobile access

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    Weikai Xie; Chenping Lu; Zhiqiang Zhang; Yi Lin; Ruimin Shen

    2011-01-01

    While online lectures has been a mature application for desktop PC, enabling access of live online lectures from smartphones posses some unique challenges which can not be solved with existing desktop-oriented online lecture systems. We designed a new live online lectures system called PPClass-M which is optimized for mobile scenario. It adopts an enhanced HTTP-streaming based streaming protocol which can

  19. News

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2001-07-01

    AWARDS Presentations to top students; PHYSICS IN PRIMARY SCIENCE Amaze and inspire; WEB RESOURCES PhysicsClub goes live; EVENTS GIREP develops thinking; RESEARCH FRONTIERS Carbon dating may not run to time; CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT Vocational qualifications; CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT Flanders gears up for curriculum change; EXHIBITIONS Building the Universe; EVENTS Physics Discipline Network VII; SPECIAL NEWS FEATURE Progress in UK post-16 courses; Teaching Advancing Physics... the story so far; An outside observer's view of Advancing Physics; Student views of SHAP; Results from the SHAP pilot: successful and girl-friendly; AWARDS Royal visit to publisher;

  20. News

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2006-07-01

    Einstein Year: Argentina remembers Einstein’s visit Health and Beauty: The sweet smell of fragrant molecules Austria: Physics and society top the bill Canada: Innovative teaching strategies pave the way for modern physics Publications: New online journal lets young scientists speak for themselves Forthcoming Events

  1. News

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Davenhall, Clive

    2012-06-01

    Herschel papers catalogued and accessible; Maskelyne papers accepted for the nation; centenary of the Hamburg Observatory; oldest astrologer's board found; Groupe Flammarion sold; ancient sundial found; keeping time (modern folk song about John Harrison).

  2. Daily Egyptian Diversity News Index

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    Developed as part of the online collections at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's Morris Library, the Daily Egyptian Diversity News Index provides historical insight into the campus climate at this unique school. In 2006, Dr. Seymour Bryson, the associate chancellor for diversity, teamed up with several other colleagues to identify articles in the Daily Egyptian (the University's student newspaper) related to the university's historic minority campus populations. The project entailed surveying microfilm and creating searchable transcripts for online access. Currently, the online archive contains over 1,400 items from the Daily Egyptian, and content includes pieces on African American members of the homecoming court, student activists, musical groups, and student government.

  3. "An On-Line Access System for TRMM Data"

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Rui, Hualan

    1999-01-01

    The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), jointly sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of United States and the National Space Development Agency (NASDA) of Japan, provides visible, infrared, and microwave observations of tropical and subtropical rain system. The satellite observations are complemented by ground radar and rain gauge measurements to validate satellite rain estimation techniques. TRMM satellite was launched on November 27, 1997(EST). Data from TRMM are being archived, processed, and disseminated by DAAC at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) of NASA. The Goddard DAAC has been archiving Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) data since the launch. The TRMM level 1 and level 2 products first have been released to public on June 15, 1998. Now, most of TRMM products, including some ground validation products are released to public. TRMM data are useful for forecast model research, disaster mitigation, climatological studies, agricultural predictions, and many other applications. An online system or user interface is designed for easy, friendly, and quick display, access, and ordering of the TRMM data. Components, features, and limitations of the system will be discussed and demonstrated. The TRMM standard products and variety of the subsets and ancillary data will be shown, and their availability will be discussed.

  4. Networks for On-Line Data Base Access

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    Williams, Martha E.

    1977-01-01

    This paper discusses network sharing of resources for on-line data base searching. Uses of on-line searching, equipment, personnel, search strategy development requirements, costs, and advantages of such services are also considered. (Author/KP)

  5. Scaling Online Education: Increasing Access to Higher Education

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    Moloney, Jacqueline F.; Oakley, Burks, II

    2010-01-01

    Over the past decade, online courses and entire online degree programs have been made available, serving millions of students in higher education. These online courses largely have been designed and taught using the theoretical concepts and practical strategies of Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALN). During 2003-04, approximately two million…

  6. News

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2004-11-01

    Astronomy: Trust founder receives heavenly honour Africa: UK teaching methods make the difference in Rwandan schools Spaced Out: UK-based scale model places Jodrell Bank at the centre of our solar system Teaching Support: Teacher Network makes its mark in the classroom Correction Art on Stage: Galileo lacks momentum Meeting: Teachers are inspired by US gathering Online Study: PPLATO Foundation promotes new avenue to university study Conference: GIREP '04 creates atmosphere of 'curiosity and enthusiasm' Meeting: SonSD meeting allows exchange of teaching ideas Competition: Win a digital camera! Physics in Perspective: Events highlight how rewarding physics can be Meeting: ASE conference to deliver the best of Physics Education

  7. Medical data mining : improving information accessibility using online patient drug reviews

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    Li, Yueyang Alice

    2011-01-01

    We address the problem of information accessibility for patients concerned about, pharmaceutical drug side effects and experiences. We create a new corpus of online patient-provided drug reviews and present our initial ...

  8. PBS Online NewsHour Extra: Science and Technology Resources for Teachers and Educators

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    Gateway to lesson plans, NewsHour Extra stories written for students, and NewsHour's In-Depth Coverage packages: news stories with related interactives and lesson plans on such topics as stem-cell research, earthquakes and hurricanes, nanotechnology, Mars exploration, and coral reefs.

  9. From Limited to Limitless Access: An Exploration of Indonesian Students' Online Experiences in Australia

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    Anne Suryani

    This paper reports preliminary findings of a larger study investigating Internet access and usage by Indonesian students in Australian universities. Questionnaires were administered to 94 undergraduate and postgraduate students in Victorian-based universities to construct an overview of the level of their online access and usage. In addition, ten in-depth interviewswerecarriedoutwithtargetedparticipantswhohadpreviouslyresidedinvariouscitiesandsuburbsinIndonesia. The interviews were a tool to examine their online experiences

  10. Maintaining a News Perspective Remotely through Online Information Retrieval: Task-Based Web Experiences of Foreign News Correspondents

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    Lin, Kuanyuh Tony

    2009-01-01

    A two-stage mixed methods approach was used to examine how foreign correspondents stationed in the United States use World Wide Web technology to maintain their news perspectives remotely. Despite emerging technology playing an increasingly significant role in the production of international journalism, the subject under investigation has been…

  11. News

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2003-11-01

    Resources: Online schools video library GIREP Seminar: A seminar not a conference New Teaching Resource: Free living for teachers Space: NASA proposes MEER - Momentum Exchange Electrodynamic-Reboost Electronic Teaching Materials: Superconductivity motivates need for upper secondary curriculum subjects Gifted and Talented: Seminars seek challenges Space: Comet chasing Particle Physics: Playing with single electrons Physics on Stage: Teachers explore the meaning of life Physics on Stage: Greek national event Physics on Stage: Physics on the Slovak stage Physics on Stage: Clubbing in Germany Physics on Stage: The Sun's star performance Higher Education: Physics: so refreshing USA: Broadening the Base AAPT Summer Meeting: US teachers in good form Astronomy: High school astronomy in the Czech Republic Space: Express to Mars Particle Physics: Journey to the centre of the Earth? ASE 2004: Flight from the ASE Physics Songs: A powerful melody Teacher Training: European training looks for ideal model

  12. Providing Introductory Psychology Students Access to Online Lecture Notes: The Relationship of Note Use to Performance and Class Attendance

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    Grabe, Mark; Christopherson, Kimberly; Douglas, Jason

    2005-01-01

    The relationships among the frequency of access to online lecture notes, examination performance, and class attendance were investigated. Data on use of online notes were gathered from the log maintained by the server and from student responses to a questionnaire. Students who made any attempt to access online notes viewed notes associated with…

  13. Frontier News: Forest Frontiers Initiative

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    Frontier News is World Resources Institute's online news service tracking "threats to and development in the world's large, intact natural forests." Updated weekly, Frontier News offers recent news articles on Africa, Asia, Europe & Russia, North & Central America, Oceania (Papua New Guinea, Australia, and New Zealand), and South America. General news stories and editorials highlight frontier forests, and emphasize concerns of the Forest Frontiers Initiative.

  14. EPIC Web Browser: On-line access to Ocean Hydrographic and Time Series Data

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    This site provides on-line access to extensive ocean observations collected by NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, including hydrographic data, ocean profile data, and time series of oceanographic and near surface atmospheric parameters. The site offers catalog access, metadata, graphical displays, listings, and data download functions.

  15. Passive online rogue access point detection using sequential hypothesis testing with TCP ACK-pairs

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    Wei Wei; Kyoungwon Suh; Bing Wang; Yu Gu; Jim Kurose; Donald F. Towsley

    2007-01-01

    Rogue (unauthorized) wireless access points pose serious se- curity threats to local networks. In this paper, we propose two online algorithms to detect rogue access points using sequential hypothesis tests applied to packet-header data collected passively at a monitoring point. One algorithm requires training sets, while the other does not. Both algo- rithms extend our earlier TCP ACK-pair technique to

  16. Taking the Epistemic Step: Toward a Model of On-Line Access to Conversational Implicatures

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    Breheny, Richard; Ferguson, Heather J.; Katsos, Napoleon

    2013-01-01

    There is a growing body of evidence showing that conversational implicatures are rapidly accessed in incremental utterance interpretation. To date, studies showing incremental access have focussed on implicatures related to linguistic triggers, such as "some" and "or". We discuss three kinds of on-line model that can account for this data. A model…

  17. How and why do people with depression access and utilize online drug information: A qualitative study

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    Marika Pohjanoksa-Mäntylä; Johanna K. Saari; Ulla Närhi; Anna Karjalainen; Kari Pylkkänen; Marja S. Airaksinen; J. Simon Bell

    2009-01-01

    BackgroundPeople with depression commonly use the Internet to access antidepressant information, but the quality of this information is highly variable. The objective of this study was to assess how and why people use the Internet to access antidepressant information, and the self-reported impact of information obtained online.

  18. Pattern of Accesses over Time in an Online Asynchronous Forum and Academic Achievements

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    Canal, Luisa; Ghislandi, Patrizia; Micciolo, Rocco

    2015-01-01

    In this study, the participation of 119 students in an online asynchronous forum as part of an academic course on statistical methods was evaluated. The pattern of accesses during the course was analyzed by means of the cumulative mean function. Taking into account the times (hours) at which accesses occurred, it is possible to achieve more…

  19. Cell phone internet access, online sexual solicitation, partner seeking, and sexual risk behavior among adolescents.

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    Rice, Eric; Winetrobe, Hailey; Holloway, Ian W; Montoya, Jorge; Plant, Aaron; Kordic, Timothy

    2015-04-01

    Online partner seeking is associated with sexual risk behavior among young adults (specifically men who have sex with men), but this association has yet to be explored among a probability sample of adolescents. Moreover, cell phone internet access and sexual risk taking online and offline have not been explored. A probability sample (N = 1,831) of Los Angeles Unified School District high school students was collected in 2011. Logistic regression models assessed relationships between specific sexual risk behaviors (online sexual solicitation, seeking partners online, sex with internet-met partners, condom use) and frequency of internet use, internet access points, and demographics. Students with cell phone internet access were more likely to report being solicited online for sex, being sexually active, and having sex with an internet-met partner. Bisexual-identifying students reported higher rates of being approached online for sex, being sexually active, and not using condoms at last sex. Gay, lesbian, and questioning (GLQ) students were more likely to report online partner seeking and unprotected sex at last sex with an internet-met partner. Additionally, having sex with an internet-met partner was associated with being male, online sexual solicitation, and online partner seeking. Internet- and school-based sexual health programs should incorporate safety messages regarding online sexual solicitation, seeking sex partners online, and engaging in safer sex practices with all partners. Programs must target adolescents of all sexual identities, as adolescents may not yet be "out," and bisexual and GLQ adolescents are more likely to engage in risky sex behaviors. PMID:25344027

  20. Analyzing traditional and web-based news organizations: a science and technology news comparison of the New York Times and MSNBC News

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    Zhang, Miao

    2002-01-01

    The news industry is undergoing changes in the digital age. News has already been presented online by traditional and Web-based news organizations. This study examines how traditional and Web-based news organizations differ in agenda setting...

  1. Open Access Available online http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/7/3/R357

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    Gould, Michael N.

    Open Access Available online http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/7/3/R357 R357 Vol 7 No 3 breast cancer Stephanie E Nelson1, Michael N Gould1,2, John M Hampton3 and Amy Trentham-Dietz3,4 1Mc Cancer Research 2005, 7:R357-R364 (DOI 10.1186/bcr1004) This article is online at: http://breast-cancer

  2. | About the versionsUK version International version Low graphics | Accessibility help BBC News 24

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    Rogers, John A.

    shatters speed record 20 Jun 06 | Technology Green pigment spins chip promise 09 Aug 06 | Technology Chips on aircraft | News feeds MOST POPULAR STORIES NOW Baggage halted at new £4.3bn T5 In pictures: Carla Bruni

  3. Providing Curriculum Access to Young Children: Online Workshops for Educators

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    Robinson, Linda; Schneider, Carol; Hutinger, Patricia

    2007-01-01

    Nine online workshops developed by the Early Childhood Technology Integrated Instructional System (EC-TIIS) at Western Illinois University meet the need for training for educators and families on evidence-based practices related to assistive technology (AT) and young children. Results of a research study conducted by EC-TIIS indicate that the…

  4. Learning Music Online: An Accessible Learning Program for Isolated Students.

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    Bond, Austin

    A project explored the Internet's potential to teach instrumental music online to students in regional or remote regions of Western Australia. The project was established on the expectation that, at some time in the not-too-distant future, instrumental music tutors located in metropolitan regions may have, in their normal studio practice, a…

  5. 1/28/09 3:42 PMSpontaneous Mutations Rife In Nonfamilial Schizophrenia -accessibility.com.au Page 1 of 1http://www.accessibility.com.au/news/spontaneous-mutations-rife-in-nonfamilial-schizophrenia

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    1/28/09 3:42 PMSpontaneous Mutations Rife In Nonfamilial Schizophrenia - accessibility.com.au Page 1 of 1http://www.accessibility.com.au/news/spontaneous-mutations-rife-in-nonfamilial-schizophrenia Schizophrenia People with schizophrenia from families with no history of the illness were found to harbor eight

  6. SIGACT News Online Algorithms Column 2 Wolfgang W. Bein and Lawrence L. Larmore

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    Bein, Wolfgang

    will focus on randomized online algorithms for the well­known paging problem, where an operating system tries to the classic server problem and to other online problems as well. We will assume that an operating system has on cache positions, or whatever. In particular, we will examine trackless online algorithms for the paging

  7. End-Users/Public Access. Reprints from the Best of "ONLINE" [and]"DATABASE."

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    Online, Inc., Weston, CT.

    Reprints of 20 articles pertaining to the topics of end-users and public access appear in this volume, which is one in a series of volumes of reprints from "ONLINE" and "DATABASE" magazines. Edited for information professionals who use electronically distributed databases, these articles address such topics as: (1) managing a compact disc…

  8. Student Access of Supplemental Multimedia and Success in an Online Course

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    Miller, Nathan B.

    2013-01-01

    Institutions are developing online courses that contain rich multimedia, but research shows there is little difference in student achievement when these types of materials are included. However, many studies report the results of the presence, not the access, of multimedia learning objects. In addition, they do not categorize the multimedia as…

  9. Online Public Access Catalog: The Google Maps of the Library World

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    Bailey, Kieren

    2011-01-01

    What do Google Maps and a library's Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) have in common? Google Maps provides users with all the information they need for a trip in one place; users can get directions and find out what attractions, hotels, and restaurants are close by. Librarians must find the ultimate OPAC that will provide, in one place, all the…

  10. Information Resources on Online Public Access Catalogs. A Selected ERIC Bibliography.

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    ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.

    Sixteen articles, books, and reports published between 1978 and 1983 and cited in "Resources in Education" and "Current Index to Journals in Education" are listed in this bibliography on online public access catalogs (OPACs). Emphasis is on the movement toward computer-based alternatives to library card catalogs and user studies. Topics include…

  11. Adapting Online Learning Resources for All: Planning for Professionalism in Accessibility

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    McAndrew, Patrick; Farrow, Robert; Cooper, Martyn

    2012-01-01

    Online resources for education offer opportunities for those with disabilities but also raise challenges on how to best adjust resources to accommodate accessibility. Automated reconfiguration could in principle remove the need for expensive and time-consuming discussions about adaptation. On the other hand, human-based systems provide much needed…

  12. People's Collection Wales: Online Access to the Heritage of Wales from Museums, Archives and Libraries

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    Tedd, Lucy A.

    2011-01-01

    Purpose: The People's Collection Wales aims to collect, interpret, distribute and discuss Wales' cultural heritage in an online environment. Individual users or local history societies are able to create their own digital collections, contribute relevant content, as well as access digital resources from heritage institutions. This paper aims to…

  13. The Method behind the Madness: Acquiring Online Journals and a Solution to Provide Access

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    Skekel, Donna

    2005-01-01

    Libraries are seeking the best possible solution for integrating online journals into their collections. While exploring the different methods and technology available, many libraries still strive to fulfill the original "library mission" proposed by Charles Cutter in his "Rules for a Dictionary Catalog". Providing comprehensive access to…

  14. Open Access Available online http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/7/1/R156

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Introduction Radiotherapy (RT) is considered a standard treatment option after surgery for breast cancerOpen Access Available online http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/7/1/R156 R156 Vol 7 No 1 Research article Letrozole sensitizes breast cancer cells to ionizing radiation David Azria1, Christel

  15. On-line Access of MERRA Data: From the Perspective of a User

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    On-line Access of MERRA Data: From the Perspective of a User Arlindo da Silva Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, NASA/GSFC Arlindo.daSilva@nasa.gov MERRA User's Workshop AMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ 11 January 2009 #12;Outline Overview of MERRA collections Using the OPeNDAP servers C and Fortran Gr

  16. Broadening Access to Algebra I: The Impact on Eighth Graders Taking an Online Course. [Research Brief

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    Heppen, Jessica

    2012-01-01

    Online courses are increasingly seen as a viable way to expand the number and types of courses offered and broadening access to key courses, particularly in small and rural schools. Algebra I in middle school exemplifies an important course that educators and policymakers want to be more available to students. To study the effectiveness of using…

  17. Monitor your Financial Activity and Access your Manager/Director Reports online: asi.fullerton.edu

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    de Lijser, Peter

    Monitor your Financial Activity and Access your Manager/Director Reports online: asi financial reports can be found at the bottom of the page. Don't forget to use Microsoft's Internet Explorer://asi.fullerton.edu/services/accounting.asp. Go to the "Financial Reports" section near the bottom of the page and click on "Manager

  18. Monitor your Financial Activity and Access your Student Club Reports online: asi.fullerton.edu

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    de Lijser, Peter

    Monitor your Financial Activity and Access your Student Club Reports online: asi financial reports can be found at the bottom of the page. Don't forget to use Microsoft's Internet Explorer to the "Financial Reports" section near the bottom of the page and click on "Student Club Reports". STEP 2 "Login

  19. Web-Based Online Public Access Catalogues of IIT Libraries in India: An Evaluative Study

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    Madhusudhan, Margam; Aggarwal, Shalini

    2011-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to examine the various features and components of web-based online public access catalogues (OPACs) of IIT libraries in India with the help of a specially designed evaluation checklist. Design/methodology/approach: The various features of the web-based OPACs in six IIT libraries (IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT…

  20. POPcorn: An Online Resource Providing Access to Distributed and Diverse Maize Project Data.

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    Cannon, Ethalinda K S; Birkett, Scott M; Braun, Bremen L; Kodavali, Sateesh; Jennewein, Douglas M; Yilmaz, Alper; Antonescu, Valentin; Antonescu, Corina; Harper, Lisa C; Gardiner, Jack M; Schaeffer, Mary L; Campbell, Darwin A; Andorf, Carson M; Andorf, Destri; Lisch, Damon; Koch, Karen E; McCarty, Donald R; Quackenbush, John; Grotewold, Erich; Lushbough, Carol M; Sen, Taner Z; Lawrence, Carolyn J

    2011-01-01

    The purpose of the online resource presented here, POPcorn (Project Portal for corn), is to enhance accessibility of maize genetic and genomic resources for plant biologists. Currently, many online locations are difficult to find, some are best searched independently, and individual project websites often degrade over time-sometimes disappearing entirely. The POPcorn site makes available (1) a centralized, web-accessible resource to search and browse descriptions of ongoing maize genomics projects, (2) a single, stand-alone tool that uses web Services and minimal data warehousing to search for sequence matches in online resources of diverse offsite projects, and (3) a set of tools that enables researchers to migrate their data to the long-term model organism database for maize genetic and genomic information: MaizeGDB. Examples demonstrating POPcorn's utility are provided herein. PMID:22253616

  1. New Approach for Automated Categorizing and Finding Similarities in Online Persian News

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    Naser Ezzati Jivan; Mahlagha Fazeli; Khadije Sadat Yousefi

    \\u000a The Web is a great source of information where data are stored in different formats, e.g., web-pages, archive files and images.\\u000a Algorithms and tools which automatically categorize web-pages have wide applications in real-life situations. A web-site which\\u000a collects news from different sources can be an example of such situations. In this paper, an algorithm for categorizing news\\u000a is proposed. The

  2. MySchoolDayOnline: Applying Universal Design Principles to the Development of a Fully Accessible Online Scheduling Tool for Students with Visual Impairments

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    Sapp, Wendy

    2007-01-01

    This article presents the universal design features that were identified during the alpha development of a scheduler software program, known as MySchoolDayOnline, for use in schools, and provides preliminary research on the usability of these features. The study presented here investigated the accessibility and usability of MySchoolDayOnline for…

  3. 04/25/2007 10:32 AMInto the deep: Robots explore Earth's hidden depths -Independent Online Edition > Science & Technology Page 1 of 3http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/article2484219.ece

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    Arizona, University of

    25 April 2007 10:25 Home > News > World > Science & Technology Into the deep: Robots explore Earth04/25/2007 10:32 AMInto the deep: Robots explore Earth's hidden depths - Independent Online Edition > Science & Technology Page 1 of 3http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/article2484219.ece

  4. After online publication, subscribers (personal/institutional) to this journal will have access to the complete article via the DOI using the URL

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    Wang, Shi-Qing

    After online publication, subscribers (personal/institutional) to this journal will have access online, take advantage of our free alert service. For registration and further information, go to: http corrections online, via e-mail or by fax. · For online submission please insert your corrections in the online

  5. Study of Server Workload in Large Online Newspaper

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    Zeljko Vrba; Thomas Plagemann; Vera Goebel; Xabiel G. Pańeda

    2006-01-01

    In this paper we present an analysis of access traces from a large online newspaper offering both web and Video-on- Demand service. We have analyzed the lifetime of news articles, their popularity, server load, session interactivity, the working set of servers, and the correlation of the number of web and streaming accesses within a session. The results are interpreted in

  6. On-Line Remote Catalog Access and Circulation Control System. Part I: Functional Specifications. Part II: User's Manual.

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    International Business Machines Corp., Gaithersburg, MD. Data Processing Div.

    The Ohio State University Libraries On-line Remote Catalog Access and Circulation Control System (LCS) began on-line operations with the conversion of one department library in November 1970. By December all 26 libraries had been converted to the automated system and LCS was fully operational one month ahead of schedule. LCS is designed as a…

  7. Increasing Access to Higher Education: A Study of the Diffusion of Online Teaching among 913 College Faculty

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    Shea, Peter; Pickett, Alexandra; Li, Chun Sau

    2005-01-01

    Online learning environments provide an unprecedented opportunity to increase student access to higher education. Accomplishing this much needed goal requires the active participation and cooperation of university faculty from a broad spectrum of institutional settings. Although online learning has seen rapid growth in recent years, it remains a…

  8. News and Information on Community Access Channels: Market Concerns amidst the Marketplace of Ideas.

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    Atkin, David; LaRose, Robert

    Utilizing a regionally diversified sample of cable viewers to investigate viewer patronage of community channels--defined to include public, educational, and government (PEG) access as well as community (or leased) access channels, a study examined a quarterly national survey of homes serviced by cable in the United States. Each quarter, 1,000…

  9. LBVS: an online platform for ligand-based virtual screening using publicly accessible databases.

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    Zheng, Minghao; Liu, Zhihong; Yan, Xin; Ding, Qianzhi; Gu, Qiong; Xu, Jun

    2014-11-01

    Abundant data on compound bioactivity and publicly accessible chemical databases increase opportunities for ligand-based drug discovery. In order to make full use of the data, an online platform for ligand-based virtual screening (LBVS) using publicly accessible databases has been developed. LBVS adopts Bayesian learning approach to create virtual screening models because of its noise tolerance, speed, and efficiency in extracting knowledge from data. LBVS currently includes data derived from BindingDB and ChEMBL. Three validation approaches have been employed to evaluate the virtual screening models created from LBVS. The tenfold cross validation results of twenty different LBVS models demonstrate that LBVS achieves an average AUC value of 0.86. Our internal and external testing results indicate that LBVS is predictive for lead identifications. LBVS can be publicly accessed at http://rcdd.sysu.edu.cn/lbvs. PMID:25182364

  10. A method for securing online community service : a study of selected Western Australian councils

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    Sunsern Limwiriyakul

    2012-01-01

    Since the Internet was made publicly accessible, it has become increasingly popular and its deployment has been broad and global thereby facilitating a range of available online services such as Electronic Mail (email), news or bulletins, Internet Relay Chat (IRC) and World Wide Web (WWW). Progressively, other online services such as telephony, video conference, video on demand, Interactive Television (ITV)

  11. Trust-based access control model from sociological approach in dynamic online social network environment.

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    Baek, Seungsoo; Kim, Seungjoo

    2014-01-01

    There has been an explosive increase in the population of the OSN (online social network) in recent years. The OSN provides users with many opportunities to communicate among friends and family. Further, it facilitates developing new relationships with previously unknown people having similar beliefs or interests. However, the OSN can expose users to adverse effects such as privacy breaches, the disclosing of uncontrolled material, and the disseminating of false information. Traditional access control models such as MAC, DAC, and RBAC are applied to the OSN to address these problems. However, these models are not suitable for the dynamic OSN environment because user behavior in the OSN is unpredictable and static access control imposes a burden on the users to change the access control rules individually. We propose a dynamic trust-based access control for the OSN to address the problems of the traditional static access control. Moreover, we provide novel criteria to evaluate trust factors such as sociological approach and evaluate a method to calculate the dynamic trust values. The proposed method can monitor negative behavior and modify access permission levels dynamically to prevent the indiscriminate disclosure of information. PMID:25374943

  12. Taking the epistemic step: toward a model of on-line access to conversational implicatures.

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    Breheny, Richard; Ferguson, Heather J; Katsos, Napoleon

    2013-03-01

    There is a growing body of evidence showing that conversational implicatures are rapidly accessed in incremental utterance interpretation. To date, studies showing incremental access have focussed on implicatures related to linguistic triggers, such as 'some' and 'or'. We discuss three kinds of on-line model that can account for this data. A model built around the notion of linguistic alternatives stored in the lexicon would only account for linguistically triggered implicatures of the kind already studied and not so-called 'particularised' implicatures that are not associated with specific linguistic items. A second model built around the idea of focus alternatives could handle both linguistically triggered implicatures and so-called particularised implicatures but would be insensitive to the role that information about the speaker's mental state plays in deriving implicatures. A third more fully 'Gricean' model takes account of the speaker's mental state in accessing these implications. In this paper we present a visual world study using a new interactive paradigm where two communicators (one confederate) describe visually-presented events to each other as their eye movements are monitored. In this way, we directly compare the suitability of these three kinds of model. We show hearers can access contextually specific particularised implicatures in on-line comprehension. Moreover, we show that in doing so, hearers are sensitive to the relevant mental states of the speaker. We conclude with a discussion of how a more 'Gricean' model may be developed and of how our findings inform a long-standing debate on the immediacy of on-line perspective taking in language comprehension. PMID:23291422

  13. U.S. Water News

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    2002-07-31

    This online magazine features news articles from around the world about legal, economic, and cultural factors related to water. The archives include articles from 1995-present and are searchable by topic: supply, quality, policy, conservation, litigation/rights, global resource, or by keyword. The site also provides a list of water meetings and conferences and a free sample of the Water Investment Newsletter, which includes information about water stocks and investments. Educators can access information and examples for teaching about legal, economic, and cultural factors related to water.

  14. Earned Media and Public Engagement With CDC’s "Tips From Former Smokers" Campaign: An Analysis of Online News and Blog Coverage

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    Kornfield, Rachel; Szczypka, Glen; Vera, Lisa; Emery, Sherry

    2015-01-01

    Background In March 2012, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the first-ever paid national tobacco education campaign. At a cost of US $54 million, “Tips from Former Smokers” (Tips) ran for 3 months across multiple media, depicting the suffering experienced by smokers and their families in graphic detail. The potential impact and reach of the Tips campaign was not limited to that achieved through paid media placements. It was also potentially extended through “earned media”, including news and blog coverage of the campaign. Such coverage can shape public understanding of and facilitate public engagement with key health issues. Objective To better understand the contribution of earned media to the public’s engagement with health issues in the current news media environment, we examined the online “earned media” and public engagement generated by one national public health campaign. Methods We constructed a purposive sample of online media coverage of the CDC’s 2012 Tips from Former Smokers television campaign, focusing on 14 influential and politically diverse US news outlets and policy-focused blogs. We identified relevant content by combining campaign and website-specific keywords for 4 months around the campaign release. Each story was coded for content, inclusion of multimedia, and measures of audience engagement. Results The search yielded 36 stories mentioning Tips, of which 27 were focused on the campaign. Story content between pieces was strikingly similar, with most stories highlighting the same points about the campaign’s content, cost, and potential impact. We saw notable evidence of audience engagement; stories focused on Tips generated 9547 comments, 8891 Facebook “likes”, 1027 tweets, and 505 story URL shares on Facebook. Audience engagement varied by story and site, as did the valence and relevance of associated audience comments. Comments were most oppositional on CNN and most supportive on Yahoo. Comment coding revealed approximately equal levels of opposition and support overall. We identified four common arguments among oppositional comments: government intrusion on personal behaviors, problematic allocation of governmental spending, questionable science, and challenges regarding campaign efficacy. Supportive comments tended to convey personal stories and emotions. Conclusions The Tips campaign received limited coverage on either online news or blog sources, but the limited number of stories generated engagement among online audiences. In addition to the content and volume of blog and news coverage, audience comments and websites’ mechanisms for sharing stories via social media are likely to determine the influence of online earned media. In order to facilitate meaningful evaluation of public health campaigns within the rapidly advancing media environment, there is a need for the public health community to build consensus regarding collection and assessment of engagement data. PMID:25604520

  15. Commendations for Nature News & Comment in the 2012 Online Media AwardsFind out more Ewen Callaway

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    Pfrender, Michael

    NATURE | NEWS Fathers bequeath more mutations as they age Genome study may explain links between paternal that eluded Haldane. Moreover, a study published in Nature finds that the age at which a father sires children as they age : Nature News & Comment 8/23/2012http://www.nature.com/news/fathers-bequeath-more-mutations-as-they-age

  16. Latin America Online: Best Databases for News, Business and Current Affairs.

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    Levison, Andrew

    1993-01-01

    Provides an overview of databases that include the best information about Latin America. Highlights include problems with using "Latin America" as a search concept; Latin American information on DIALOG; the dominance of TEXTLINE among the major newswires; comparisons between DIALOG and other online services; specialized Latin American databases;…

  17. eFinancial News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    eFinancial News is the Web-based version of the reputable print publication Financial News, one of the leading sources of news and information about investment banking, securities, and fund management in Europe. Along with much of the content from Financial News, the site also contains a news service of up-to-date securities news and information. The most current news stories are posted on the main page, and subject-specific news sections are available on the left side of the screen. After a painless, free registration, users have access to the content of the entire site, including a searchable archive of past feature articles; People Moves, a "comprehensive database of industry job moves"; and career information. Registered users may also choose to sign up for a variety of email alerts.

  18. NOAH-New York Online Access to Health: Arthritis and Rheumatoid Disorders

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    From New York Online Access to Health (NOAH), this website offers links to numerous Internet resources for Arthritis and Rheumatoid Disorders. Care and Treatment resource categories include Diet; Medications; Total Hip Replacement; and Alternative Therapies-to name a few. Websites relating to diagnosis and symptoms, as well as specific concerns like arthritis in children, and rheumatoid diseases and pregnancy are available as well. In addition, the site links to websites for a wide range of Rheumatoid Disorders such as Avascular Necrosis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Vasculitis, and more. Site visitors can also link to Internet resources for other health issues on the NOAH website including Heart Disease, Infections, Cancer, Asthma, and Dental Care.

  19. European Industrial Relations Observatory Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The European Industrial Relations Observatory Online (EIROnline) was developed by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, an autonomous body created by the European Community. The aim of the site is to "initiate, collect, store, disseminate and provide access to information and analysis on developments in industrial relations" in the 15 European Union member states and Norway. Visitors will find the latest industrial relations news and feature articles arranged by country. There is also a bimonthly publication called the EIRObserver summarizing the news and items over the past two months.

  20. Finding News Curators in Twitter Janette Lehmann

    E-print Network

    Lalmas, Mounia

    Finding News Curators in Twitter Janette Lehmann Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, Spain jnt@media.mit.edu ABSTRACT Users interact with online news in many ways, one of them being sharing content through online it to an interested au- dience ranging from thousands to millions. These users are news curators, and are the main

  1. In the News Sunday, January 16, 2011

    E-print Network

    Arizona, University of

    IN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER. 01/16/2011 America's News HQ - Fox News Channel Text CASEY STEGALL IS LIVE AT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IN TUCSON. 01/16/2011 America's News HQ - Fox News Channel Text Rep. Giffords BusinessWeek - Online Text | View Clip Giffords Is Making Steady Progress, Gillibrand Tells NBC 01

  2. On-Line Access to Weather Satellite Imagery and Image Manipulation Software

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Emery, William J.; Kelley, T.; Dozier, J.; Rotar, P.

    1995-01-01

    Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer and Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Imagery, received by antennas located at the University of Colorado, are made available to the Internet users through an on-line data access system. Created as a 'test bed' data system for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's future Earth Observing System Data and Information System, this test bed provides an opportunity to test both the technical requirements of an on-line data system and the different ways in which the general user community would employ such a system. Initiated in December 1991, the basic data system experienced four major evolutionary changes in response to user requests and requirements. Features added with these changes were the addition of on-line browse, user subsetting, and dynamic image processing/navigation. Over its lifetime the system has grown to a maximum of over 2500 registered users, and after losing many of these users due to hardware changes, the system is once again growing with its own independent mass storage system.

  3. On-line access to weather satellite imagery and image manipulation software

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Emery, W.; Kelley, T.; Dozier, J.; Rotar, P.

    1995-01-01

    Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer and Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite imagery, received by antennas located at the University of Colorado, are made available to the Internet users through an on-line data access system. Created as a 'test bed' system for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's future Earth Observing System Data and Information System, this test bed provides an opportunity to test both the technical requirements of an on-line data system and the different ways in which the general user community would employ such a system. Initiated in December 1991, the basic data system experiment four major evolutionary changes in response to user requests and requirements. Features added with these changes were the addition of on-line browse, user subsetting, and dynamic image processing/navigation. Over its lifetime the system has grown to a maximum of over 2500 registered users, and after losing many of these users due to hardware changes, the system is once again growing with its own independent mass storage system.

  4. Online Access to Weather Satellite Imagery Through the World Wide Web

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Emery, W.; Baldwin, D.

    1998-01-01

    Both global area coverage (GAC) and high-resolution picture transmission (HRTP) data from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) are made available to laternet users through an online data access system. Older GOES-7 data am also available. Created as a "testbed" data system for NASA's future Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS), this testbed provides an opportunity to test both the technical requirements of an onune'd;ta system and the different ways in which the -general user, community would employ such a system. Initiated in December 1991, the basic data system experienced five major evolutionary changes In response to user requests and requirements. Features added with these changes were the addition of online browse, user subsetting, dynamic image Processing/navigation, a stand-alone data storage system, and movement,from an X-windows graphical user Interface (GUI) to a World Wide Web (WWW) interface. Over Its lifetime, the system has had as many as 2500 registered users. The system on the WWW has had over 2500 hits since October 1995. Many of these hits are by casual users that only take the GIF images directly from the interface screens and do not specifically order digital data. Still, there b a consistent stream of users ordering the navigated image data and related products (maps and so forth). We have recently added a real-time, seven- day, northwestern United States normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) composite that has generated considerable Interest. Index Terms-Data system, earth science, online access, satellite data.

  5. Home News Sport Radio TV Weather Languages UK version International version | About the versions Low graphics | Accessibility help

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    Home News Sport Radio TV Weather Languages UK version International version | About the versions Singer Fish and Marillion reunite Wilson plea over 'suicide' claims Pre-school policies 'lack impact Middle East South Asia UK Business Health Science/Nature Technology Entertainment Also in the news

  6. In The News Monday, January 24, 2011

    E-print Network

    Arizona, University of

    CENTER IN TUCSON TO THAT NEW HOSPITAL IN HOUSTON WENT FLAWLESSLY. 01/24/2011 Fox 25 Morning News - KOKH shooting pleas 01/24/2011 Today Show - NBC News Network - Online Text | View Clip Doctors: Giffords improve

  7. Plans for future on-line access to the historical astronomical literature through the Astrophysics Data System

    Microsoft Academic Search

    G. Eichhorn; M. J. Kurtz; D. Coletti

    1997-01-01

    The NASA Astrophysics Data System provides access to about 1 million abstracts and 50,000 journal articles. This service is funded by NASA and is accessible world-wide through the World Wide Web free without restrictions at: http:\\/\\/adswww.harvard.edu We currently have on-line journals starting with 1975. We plan to extend the coverage for the journals and also include scans from observatory publications

  8. Practical Utility of On-Line Clearance and Blood Temperature Monitors as Noninvasive Techniques to Measure Hemodialysis Blood Access Flow

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Néstor Fontseré; Miquel Blasco; Francisco Maduell; Manel Vera; Marta Arias-Guillen; Sandra Herranz; Teresa Blanco; Marta Barrufet; Marta Burrel; Javier Montańa; Maria Isabel Real; Gaspar Mestres; Vicenē Riambau; Josep M. Campistol

    2011-01-01

    Background\\/Aims: Access blood flow (Qa) measurements are recommended by the current guidelines as one of the most important components in vascular access maintenance programs. This study evaluates the efficiency of Qa measurement with on-line conductivity (OLC-Qa) and blood temperature monitoring (BTM-Qa) in comparison with the gold standard saline dilution method (SDM-Qa). Subjects and Methods: 50 long-term hemodialysis patients (42 arteriovenous

  9. Access to Algebra I: The Effects of Online Mathematics for Grade 8 Students. NCEE 2012-4021

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Heppen, Jessica B.; Walters, Kirk; Clements, Margaret; Faria, Ann-Marie; Tobey, Cheryl; Sorensen, Nicholas; Culp, Katherine

    2011-01-01

    This report presents findings from a randomized control trial designed to inform the decisions of policymakers who are considering using online courses to provide access to Algebra I in grade 8. It focuses on students judged by their schools to be ready to take Algebra I in grade 8 but who attend schools that do not offer the course. The study…

  10. Purchasing online journal access for a hospital medical library: how to identify value in commercially available products

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Thomas P Carter; Anne O Carter; Gwendolyn Broomes

    2006-01-01

    BACKGROUND: Medical practice today requires evaluating large amounts of information which should be available at all times. This information is found most easily in a digital form. Some information has already been evaluated for validity (evidence based medicine sources) and some is in unevaluated form (paper and online journals). In order to improve access to digital information, the School of

  11. Access via Science Online Site Pass (expires 27 Jan 01 10:25 AM Eastern Time) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    E-print Network

    Sporns, Olaf

    data while the machine is controlled by a task-specific learning program. Finally, by a "genetic search-specific machine learning could be sufficient for constructing an intelligent machine. Nevertheless, recentlyAccess via Science Online Site Pass (expires 27 Jan 01 10:25 AM Eastern Time) ARTIFICIAL

  12. The UC MELVYL MEDLINE System: A Pilot Project for Access to Journal Literature through an Online Catalog.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lynch, Clifford A.; Berger, Michael G.

    1989-01-01

    Describes a pilot project by the University of California to provide access to biomedical and health sciences literature through the integration of the MEDLINE database into the University's MELVYL online union catalog. The discussion covers the design, implementation and evaluation of the system, current planning efforts, and key technical and…

  13. The Integrated Sci-Mate Software System. Part 1. Combining File Management, Online Access, and Searching with Manuscript Editing

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Eugene Garfield

    1985-01-01

    Contents, #38, p.3-10, September 23, 1985Number 38EUGENE GARFIELDINSTITUTE FOR SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION 3501 MARKET $T,PHILAOELPHIA, PA 19104The Integrated Sci-Mate Software System.Part 1. Combining File Management,Online Access, and Searching withManuscript E<ingSeptember 23, :195More than seven years ago, I \\

  14. How-to Manage Your Online CSUA (Note: Only PI's and CS Lab Contacts have access to this system)

    E-print Network

    Aluwihare, Lihini

    3. How-to Upload a Personnel Screening Data Sheet (PSDS) 5 4. Training 5 i. How-to view a lab's training status ii. How-to view a lab's training history 5. Authorized Personnel History 5 F. Storage SiteHow-to Manage Your Online CSUA (Note: Only PI's and CS Lab Contacts have access to this system) I

  15. Health and medical news on the Web: comparing the results of news-providing Web resources.

    PubMed

    Cunningham, Kay

    2005-01-01

    News changes constantly. That change and the abundance of Web-based news resources available complicate finding the news. This paper reviews sixteen different online news sources for their coverage of recent health and medical issues; both general-interest and medical news sites are included. Three health-related news stories were searched in all resources within set time-frames to provide a comparison of coverage. Features and types of resources are described. The use of RSS feeds and weblogs to find news is also discussed with suggestions for using news aggregators to control the flow of information. PMID:16203699

  16. Increasing the Impact of High-Resolution Lidar Topography Through Online Data Access and Processing

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Crosby, C. J.; Nandigam, V.; Baru, C.; Arrowsmith, R.

    2013-12-01

    Topography data acquired with lidar (light detection and ranging) technology are revolutionizing the way we study the Earth's surface and overlying vegetation. These data, collected from satellite, airborne, tripod, or mobile-mounted scanners have emerged as a fundamental tool for research on topics including earthquake hazards, hillslope processes, and cyrosphere change. The U.S. National Science Foundation-funded OpenTopography (OT) Facility (http://www.opentopography.org) is a web-based system designed to democratize access to earth science-oriented lidar topography data. OT provides free, online access to lidar data in a number of forms, including the point cloud and associated geospatial-processing tools for customized analysis. The point cloud data are co-located with on-demand processing tools to generate digital elevation models, and derived products and visualizations which allow users to quickly access data in a format appropriate for their scientific application. The OT system is built using a service-oriented architecture (SOA) that leverages cyberinfrastructure resources at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California San Diego to allow users, regardless of expertise, to access these massive lidar datasets and derived raster data products for use in research and teaching. OT hosts over 600 billion lidar returns covering more than 120,000 km2. These data are provided by a variety of partners under joint agreements and memoranda of understanding with OT. Partners include national facilities such as the NSF-funded National Center for Airborne Lidar Mapping (NCALM), as well as non-governmental organizations and local, state, and federal agencies. OT has become a hub for high-resolution topography resources. Datasets hosted by other organizations, as well as lidar-specific software, can be registered into the OT catalog, providing users a 'one-stop shop' for such information. OT is also a partner on the NASA Lidar Access System (NLAS) project, collaborative research funded by the NASA ACCESS program, that makes NASA airborne and space based laser altimetry data (GLAS and LVIS) available through OT using federated web services. With several thousand active users, OT is an excellent example of a cyberinfrastructure-based airborne science data system that is enabling access to challenging data for research, education and outreach. OT has demonstrated that by democratizing access to lidar topography, the impact of these expensive research datasets is greatly increased, through reused in research, education, and commercial applications beyond their original scope. This presentation will highlight the OT system and lessons learned during its development. We will also highlight ongoing work related to creation of a more flexible and scalable high-performance environment for processing of large datasets; creation of a 'pluggable' infrastructure for third-party programs and algorithms to be run against the OT data holdings; and interoperability of OT with other earth science data systems.

  17. Papaya genome project bears fruit : Nature News http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080423/full/news.2008.772.html 1 of 2 4/24/2008 7:05 PM

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    Alam, Maqsudul

    Papaya genome project bears fruit : Nature News http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080423/full/news.2008.772.html 1 of 2 4/24/2008 7:05 PM Punchstock Papaya: Hawaii's 5th largest crop. Published online 23 April 2008 | Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2008.772 News Papaya genome project bears fruit Hawaiian

  18. News Coverage and Access to Contextual Policy Information in the Case of Recreational Water Rights in Colorado

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Crow, Deserai Anderson

    2011-01-01

    Local news media help shape the agendas from which new policies emerge. Furthermore, local media help determine public understanding of complex issues. Media should inform citizens and policymakers on important policy issues. This study uses a content analysis of 11 newspapers to understand the manner in which reporters covered a specific…

  19. Student Access to Online Interaction Technologies: The Impact on Grade Delta Variance and Student Satisfaction

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Revels, Mark; Ciampa, Mark

    2012-01-01

    Online learning has significantly changed the educational landscape in recent years, offering advantages to both schools as well as students. Despite the fact that some faculty members are not supportive of online learning, researchers have demonstrated that the quality of online learning to be as effective as classroom learning. It has been…

  20. OpenTopography: Enabling Online Access to High-Resolution Lidar Topography Data and Processing Tools

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Crosby, Christopher; Nandigam, Viswanath; Baru, Chaitan; Arrowsmith, J. Ramon

    2013-04-01

    High-resolution topography data acquired with lidar (light detection and ranging) technology are revolutionizing the way we study the Earth's surface and overlying vegetation. These data, collected from airborne, tripod, or mobile-mounted scanners have emerged as a fundamental tool for research on topics ranging from earthquake hazards to hillslope processes. Lidar data provide a digital representation of the earth's surface at a resolution sufficient to appropriately capture the processes that contribute to landscape evolution. The U.S. National Science Foundation-funded OpenTopography Facility (http://www.opentopography.org) is a web-based system designed to democratize access to earth science-oriented lidar topography data. OpenTopography provides free, online access to lidar data in a number of forms, including the raw point cloud and associated geospatial-processing tools for customized analysis. The point cloud data are co-located with on-demand processing tools to generate digital elevation models, and derived products and visualizations which allow users to quickly access data in a format appropriate for their scientific application. The OpenTopography system is built using a service-oriented architecture (SOA) that leverages cyberinfrastructure resources at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California San Diego to allow users, regardless of expertise level, to access these massive lidar datasets and derived products for use in research and teaching. OpenTopography hosts over 500 billion lidar returns covering 85,000 km2. These data are all in the public domain and are provided by a variety of partners under joint agreements and memoranda of understanding with OpenTopography. Partners include national facilities such as the NSF-funded National Center for Airborne Lidar Mapping (NCALM), as well as non-governmental organizations and local, state, and federal agencies. OpenTopography has become a hub for high-resolution topography resources. Datasets hosted by other organizations, as well as lidar-specific software, can be registered into the OpenTopography catalog, providing users a "one-stop shop" for such information. With several thousand active users, OpenTopography is an excellent example of a mature Spatial Data Infrastructure system that is enabling access to challenging data for research, education and outreach. Ongoing OpenTopography design and development work includes the archive and publication of datasets using digital object identifiers (DOIs); creation of a more flexible and scalable high-performance environment for processing of large datasets; expanded support for satellite and terrestrial lidar; and creation of a "pluggable" infrastructure for third-party programs and algorithms. OpenTopography has successfully created a facility for sharing lidar data. In the project's next phase, we are working to enable equally easy and successful sharing of services for processing and analysis of these data.

  1. Transient News Crowds in Social Media Janette Lehmann1

    E-print Network

    Lalmas, Mounia

    Transient News Crowds in Social Media Janette Lehmann1 , Carlos Castillo2 , Mounia Lalmas3 , Ethan themselves of the latest news through online news services. This is further accentuated by the increasingly seamless integration of social network plat- forms such as Twitter and Facebook into news websites, al

  2. In The News Wednesday, October 6 , 2010

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    Arizona, University of

    In The News Wednesday, October 6 , 2010 Study: Hands-only CPR works best 10/06/2010 Belleville News-Democrat - Online View Clip Study advocates hands- only CPR 10/06/2010 Boston Globe - Online View Clip Study: CPR minus the 'yuck' works 10/06/2010 Bryan-College Station Eagle, The View Clip Study: Hands-only CPR can

  3. Science News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Science News is the magazine of the Society for Science and the Public, and they certainly do deliver via their well designed website. There is a lot to read on the homepage alone and the material is pitched towards a general audience, so visitors don't need to be students of science to understand the articles. The "SN Bookshelf" offers reviews of the latest science-oriented books. The "SN Multimedia" section, near the bottom of the homepage, offers videos and photo slideshows to explain scientific research, such as the videos "Pigeons usually let best navigator take the lead" and "Fruit flies turn on auto-pilot." There is even a "Science News for Kids" section, accessible at the top of any page. For those visitors who are impressed by this site and want to continue learning about science, there is an e-mail alert or RSS feed available and there are dozens of topics to choose to get news from, as well as columns and features.

  4. AIP Weekly Physics News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    1969-12-31

    The University of Exeter (UK) Physics Department has given new meaning to the term "value added" in its mirroring of the American Institute of Physics' weekly publication, Physics News Update. The AIP Public Information Division makes available Physics News, which provides concise coverage of new developments in physics, graphics "depicting important physics research topics and concepts," and a subset of more in-depth stories about breaking news in physics. This Exeter site provides all of the content of the AIP's Physics News Update, and enhances it by: 1) providing an archive back to September of 1990; 2) making this archive searchable; and 3) providing the reports in HTML format, with each article subject cross-referenced to any of over 25 topics from atomic physics to superconductors, allowing the user easy access to other Physics News articles on the same topics.

  5. |Low Graphics version Change edition | |About BBC News Feedback Help News Front Page

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    |Low Graphics version Change edition | |About BBC News Feedback Help News Front Page World UK England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales Business Politics Health Education Science/Nature Technology Nuclear fusion decision 'urgent' By Alex Kirby BBC News Online environment correspondent in Obninsk

  6. News & Publications

    Cancer.gov

    Published on Office of Cancer Genomics (http://ocg.cancer.gov) Home > News & Publications News & Publications [1] OCG is committed to sharing its research with the community. Stay informed by reading the latest news & publications and subscribing to

  7. ACCESSING BRITISH STANDARDS ONLINE (BSOL) 1. Go to our A-Z databases list at http://isguides.hw.ac.uk/databases

    E-print Network

    Painter, Kevin

    .g.: Enter search terms here and click `Go' #12;You can access anything that says: You cannot access anything below): #12;5. After clicking `Go' you will get a list of results that match your search terms, e://isguides.hw.ac.uk/databases: 2. Click on "B" 3. Click on British Standards Online (enter your Heriot-Watt username

  8. Beyond Legal Compliance: Communities of Advocacy That Support Accessible Online Learning

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Wattenberg, Ted

    2004-01-01

    The promise of social inclusion, reinforced by online technologies, has not become the reality for most people with disabilities. In 2002, over 10 years after the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), more people with disabilities were unemployed than at any time in the last 30 years. Most online educational environments are…

  9. Online Access by Adolescents in Accra: Ghanaian Teens' Use of the Internet for Health Information

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Borzekowski, Dina L. G.; Fobil, Julius N.; Asante, Kofi O.

    2006-01-01

    In developed countries, adolescents go online to find information about health; however, little is known about the online practices of youth from developing countries. This study's purpose was to explore and provide current information, drawn from adolescents living in Ghana's capital city of Accra, on the use of the Internet as a health…

  10. How does Technology Influence Online Music Access and Use? A Taxonomy of Empirical Studies

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Jenine Beekhuyzen; Liisa von Hellens

    Based on the literature, a taxonomy of empirical studies that investigate online music systems is discussed in this paper. The studies presented discuss a number of related issues such as music sharing, security technologies like digital rights management (DRM), and changing business models. Research into online music systems is inherently cross disciplinary, and two main groups (industry\\/users) are identified to

  11. Science News For Kids

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2007-12-12

    This online publication offers timely, interesting news stories and features, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, and web resources. The content areas include atoms and forces, earth and sky, humans and health, life, and tech and math and it is appropriate for children 9-14, their parents, and their teachers.

  12. Home > Nexxus News News Archive

    E-print Network

    Gosselin, Frédéric

    Home > Nexxus News NEXXUS NEWS News Archive A SIGHT FOR FRIGHTENED EYES - SCIENTISTS REVEAL HOW WE.schyns@psy.gla.ac.uk jennifer.murray@admin.gla.ac.uk radolphs@hss.caltech.edu Back to Latest News PRIVACY POLICY. COPYRIGHT 2003 1/13/05 3:46 PMNexxus News Page 1 of 1http://www.nexxusscotland.com/news/index.html?article=104 #12;

  13. Giovanni: A System for Rapid Access, Visualization and Analysis of Earth Science Data Online

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Shen, S.; Rui, H.; Liu, Z.; Zhu, T.; Lu, L.; Berrick, S.; Leptoukh, G.; Teng, W.; Acker, J.; Johnson, J.

    2005-01-01

    Collecting data and understanding data structures traditionally are the first steps that a user must take, before the core investigation can begin. This is a time-consuming and challenging task, especially when science objectives require users to deal with large multi-sensor data that are usually in different formats and internal structures. The Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) has created the GES DISC Interactive Online Visualization and ANalysis Infrastructure, Giovanni, to enable Web-based visualization and analysis of satellite remotely sensed meteorological, oceanographic, and hydrologic data sets, without users having to download data. The current operational Giovanni interfaces provide the capability to process a number of important satellite measurements, such as (1) ozone and other trace gases from TOMS, OMI, HALOE, and MLS; (2) air temperature, water vapor, and geopotential height from AIRS; (3) aerosols from MODIS TerrdAqua, and GOCART model; (4) precipitation from TRMM and ground measurements; (5) chlorophyll and other ocean color products from SeaWiFS and MODIS Aqua; and (6) sea surface temperature from MODIS Aqua. Depending on the input data structure, the system provides simple statistical analysis and creates time-averaged area plot, area-averaged time series, animations, Hovmoller latitude vs. time and longitude vs. time plots, as well as vertical profiles. The inter-comparison interfaces allow a user to compare observations from different instruments, to conduct anomaly analysis, and to study basic relationships between physical parameters. Giovanni handles data with different temporal and spatial resolutions and, thus, enables both regional and global long-term climate research and short-term special events investigation, as well as data validations and assessments. Because of its simplicity of usage, Giovanni is powerful and versatile, able to assist a wide range of users, from the discipline scientists conducting preliminary research in various fields, to students in the classroom learning about weather, climate, and other natural phenomena. Giovanni can be accessed from: http://disc. esfc.nasa.gov/techlab/giovanni/index.shtml

  14. Research News at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    From the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's (LBL) Public Information Department, the Research News Website contains a store of news on physics, chemistry, and life science research. Written in a layperson's language, this resource accesses current news releases and the lab's newspaper (Currents) and magazine (Research Review). The highlight of this site is the searchable Science Articles Archive which holds over 900 articles from the above-mentioned news sources. The archives include sections on Accelerator and Fusion Research, Chemical Sciences, General Physics, and X-ray Research, among many others. A "News Release Delivery Service" emails the latest LBL news to subscribers.

  15. HRSCview: Online Access to Mars Express HRSC Images, DTMs and Mosaics

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Michael, G.; Dumke, A.; Walter, S.; Neukum, G.

    2008-03-01

    HRSCview provides a rapid online means to explore Mars Express HRSC images. It is a joint website of the Free University of Berlin and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and can be visited at http://hrscview.fu-berlin.de.

  16. Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1992

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1993-01-01

    This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1992. The index is arranged in six sections: subject index, personal names index, news release number index, accession number index, speeches, and news releases.

  17. Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1993

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1994-01-01

    This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1993. The index is arranged in six sections: subject index, personal names index, news release number index, accession number index, speeches, and news releases.

  18. Accessing sexual health information online: use, motivations and consequences for youth with different sexual orientations.

    PubMed

    Mitchell, Kimberly J; Ybarra, Michele L; Korchmaros, Josephine D; Kosciw, Joseph G

    2014-02-01

    We examine reasons why youth of different sexual orientations look for sexual health information online, and what, if anything, they do with it. The Teen Health and Technology study involved online surveys of 5542 Internet users, ages 13 through 18 in the United States. Searching for sexual health information online was reported frequently and varied significantly by sexual orientation: from 19% of heterosexual youth to 78% of gay/lesbian/queer youth. The most common reasons youth look for sexual health information is for privacy and curiosity. Sexual minority youth are more likely than heterosexual youth to report that they looked for information online because they did not have anyone to ask. Once youth have the information, no differences by sexual orientation were noted as to what they did with it. Instead, seeking out the information for privacy-related reasons and having no one to ask were related to taking some action on the information received. Findings indicate that online information is most valuable to those youth who lack alternatives. Care needs to be taken to help ensure that the sexual health information online is accurate and includes topics specific to sexual minority youth. PMID:23861481

  19. NEWS AND COMMENTARY Gems from the Heredity archive...............................................................

    E-print Network

    Shuster, Stephen M.

    NEWS AND COMMENTARY Gems from the Heredity archive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heredity advance online publication, 10 February 2010; doi:10.1038/hdy.2010.8 D arwin (1871) identified

  20. Afring News An electronic journal published by SAFRING, Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town

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    de Villiers, Marienne

    Afring News An electronic journal published by SAFRING, Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town Afring News online accepts papers containing ringing information about birds. This includes News 41:2-3 URL: http://safring.adu.org.za/afring_news_current.php Published online: 1 March 2012 -ISSN

  1. Science News for Kids

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This online publication offers timely, interesting news stories and features, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, and web resources. Nicely presented and full of engaging stories with high "gee-whiz" appeal, Science News for Kids would be a great site to bookmark and visit regularly both in the classroom and at home. The content spans all scientific fields. In addition to activities and resources mentioned above, each article in this Web site includes links to related stories from the site.

  2. Putting a Medical Library Online: Phase III--Remote Access to CD-ROMs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kittle, Paul

    1989-01-01

    Describes the implementation of a project that provides dial-up access to MEDLINE on remote optical data disk (CD-ROM) using software that enables callers to use programs like Wordstar, Lotus, and dBase. Highlights include networking CD-ROM databases, hardware considerations, advantages and disadvantages of remote access, and future plans. A…

  3. promoting access to White Rose research papers White Rose Research Online

    E-print Network

    Williamson, Mike P.

    version of a paper published via gold open access in Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. This open access Human Telomere Sequence. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 56 (21). 8674 - 8683. Doi: 10.1021/jm401119b,*, and Jim A. Thomas*, Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield, Dainton Building, Brook Hill

  4. Online Library Accessibility Support: A Case Study within the Open University Library

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Mears, Wendy; Clough, Helen

    2015-01-01

    The Open University (OU) is the UK's largest distance education provider and has a large and growing disabled student population. Disabled user support presents particular challenges for an online library service in the distance learning environment. The OU introduced guidelines for working with non-OU--authored content (external content) in 2011…

  5. Out of print 1978 book now accessible online free of charge: THE COMPUTER REVOLUTION IN PHILOSOPHY

    E-print Network

    Sloman, Aaron

    changes are indicated below. PDF VERSIONS NOW AVAILABLE A PDF file of the whole book, can be downloaded information about downloads below. ONLINE CONTENTS Titlepage of the book PDF version. (Added 31 Jan 2007) Slightly edited version of the 1978 book's front-matter. Contents List (original page numbers) PDF version

  6. POPcorn: An online resource providing access to distributed and diverse maize project data

    Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

    Maize researchers cannot easily leverage all available genetic and genomic data because the online locations of all resources are not easy to find and individual project websites must be searched independently. In addition, project websites degrade over time and sometimes disappear entirely. We cr...

  7. Networks with Emphasis on Planning an On-line Bibliographic Access System

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    McCarn, D. B.

    1971-01-01

    Covered is the general nature of networks: advantages, configurations, transmission, speeds, costs and media. As a specific example of networking, planning for a national on-line medical bibliographic service is described; including network alternatives, decentralization versus communications, costs, and selection from alternatives. (3 references)…

  8. Online Public Access Catalog Research in the United Kingdom: An Overview.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kinsella, Janet; Bryant, Philip

    1987-01-01

    Reviews recent and current research and development projects in the United Kingdom dealing with online information systems. Main areas of research (systems design, impact on user behavior and organizational structure, ergonomics and bibliographic factors) and research techniques (features analysis, transaction log analysis, surveys and comparative…

  9. Parent News Offline, 2002.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Robertson, Anne S., Ed.

    2002-01-01

    This document is comprised of the two issues in volume 4 of "Parent News Offline," a publication of the National Parent Information Network (NPIN) designed to introduce those without Internet access to the activities and information available through NPIN. The Spring 2002 issue contains the following articles: (1) "Middle College High Schools:…

  10. Internet-using men who have sex with men would be interested in accessing authorised HIV self-tests available for purchase online.

    PubMed

    Greacen, Tim; Friboulet, David; Blachier, Audrey; Fugon, Lionel; Hefez, Serge; Lorente, Nicolas; Spire, Bruno

    2013-01-01

    Men who have sex with men (MSM) recruited in sex venues have been shown to be interested in accessing HIV home-tests if reliable and authorised tests were available. To what extent is this true for MSM recruited online? In an online survey in French on the use of unauthorised HIV home-tests purchased online, MSM previously unaware of the existence of these tests were asked if they would be interested in accessing them if these tests were authorised. Among 5908 non-HIV positive respondents, 86.5% expressed interest. Independent variables associated with interest included: being younger, living in smaller towns, having a job but not tertiary education and living in a conventional family with one's parents or a wife and family. Interested men were also more likely to have never done the standard HIV test or not in the last year, to have casual sex partners but on average not more than once a week, to take sexual risks with these partners, to live their sex-lives with men in absolute secrecy and yet often to try to make a date to see their sex partners again. Of the 5109 respondents interested in accessing self-tests purchasable online, 4362 (85.4%) answered an open question on their reasons for being interested. Using thematic analysis, principle themes identified proved to be similar to those found in earlier studies with MSM recruited in sex venues: convenience, rapidity accessing results and privacy. In answer to a closed question, men not interested chose as reasons: satisfaction with current method, doubts about reliability, not wanting to be alone when discovering results and fear of incorrect use. In conclusion, although the online questionnaire may have introduced selection bias over-representing men already interested, many Internet-using MSM are interested in accessing self-tests available for purchase online. PMID:22670681

  11. The Public Sphere and Online, Independent Journalism

    Microsoft Academic Search

    David Beers

    2006-01-01

    The rapid evolution of online, independent journalism affords educators an opportunity to increase students' understanding of the nature and power of the news media. Drawing from Habermas's theories of the role of the public sphere in democratic discourse, the author, as founder of an online news publication, traces trends in concentrated corporate ownership of Canadian media, new forms of online

  12. Ivanhoe Broadcast News: Medical Breakthroughs

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    From Ivanhoe Broadcast News, this website links to an abundance of medical news stories. Articles can be found under many health categories including Alternative Health, Cardiovascular Health, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Cancer, Vision, Dental Health, and more. Articles are listed under health categories for women, men, seniors, and children as well. The site also features a News Flash section with daily updates; Medical Headlines; Special Reports; and Discussion Groups. Site visitors looking for additional information will find links to other online resources for a variety of health topics as well.

  13. DMSP SSJ4 Data Restoration, Classification, and On-Line Data Access

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Wing, Simon; Bredekamp, Joseph H. (Technical Monitor)

    2000-01-01

    Compress and clean raw data file for permanent storage We have identified various error conditions/types and developed algorithms to get rid of these errors/noises, including the more complicated noise in the newer data sets. (status = 100% complete). Internet access of compacted raw data. It is now possible to access the raw data via our web site, http://www.jhuapl.edu/Aurora/index.html. The software to read and plot the compacted raw data is also available from the same web site. The users can now download the raw data, read, plot, or manipulate the data as they wish on their own computer. The users are able to access the cleaned data sets. Internet access of the color spectrograms. This task has also been completed. It is now possible to access the spectrograms from the web site mentioned above. Improve the particle precipitation region classification. The algorithm for doing this task has been developed and implemented. As a result, the accuracies improved. Now the web site routinely distributes the results of applying the new algorithm to the cleaned data set. Mark the classification region on the spectrograms. The software to mark the classification region in the spectrograms has been completed. This is also available from our web site.

  14. In The News Monday, December 12, 2011

    E-print Network

    Arizona, University of

    In The News Monday, December 12, 2011 UMC Canine Unit 12/12/2011 KVOA-TV - Online View Clip More, founding director of the Acupuncture, Stress Medicine and Chronic Pain Program at the University of Arizona

  15. PRINT CLOSE News and Features News

    E-print Network

    Kowalczykowski, Stephen C.

    PRINT » CLOSE » News and Features News News New finding may unlock secrets of BRCA mutations of BRCA mutations :: Print Preview 8/24/2010http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/news/News, University of California, Davis. ACS News Center stories are provided as a source of cancer-related news

  16. An Investigation of the Effectiveness of an Online Catalog in Providing Bibliographic Access to Children in a Public Library Setting. Research Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Edmonds, Leslie; And Others

    This study evaluated the use of an online catalog by 33 children in the fourth, sixth, and eighth grades. As a basis of comparison, the children's ability to use the card catalog was also evaluated. Touch screen terminals were used to access a CLSI catalog. A specific set of tests was developed to determine if children have the necessary…

  17. Coal Mine Information System Map Viewer The Coal Mine Information System (CMIS) Web site was created to provide online access to maps showing

    E-print Network

    Polly, David

    Coal Mine Information System Map Viewer Purpose The Coal Mine Information System (CMIS) Web site was created to provide online access to maps showing locations of coal mines in Indiana. Funding. The CMIS Web site allows users to create maps showing the locations of surface and underground coal mines

  18. Where you can apply online in the community All the places listed provide free internet access to members for the public. You can apply

    E-print Network

    Barker, Jon

    provide free internet access to members for the public. You can apply online for jobs at the University of Sheffield using their facilities. Broomhall Library Telephone: 0114 273 4276 Burngreave Library Telephone: 0114 203 9002 Chapeltown Library Telephone: 0114 203 7000/1 Crystal Peaks Library Telephone: 0114 293

  19. Employee Self-Service Banking Entry for Direct Deposit All employees have access to initiate and update direct deposit information online once they receive a computing ID.

    E-print Network

    Acton, Scott

    Employee Self-Service Banking Entry for Direct Deposit All employees have access to initiate and update direct deposit information online once they receive a computing ID. Self-Service is available 24. 4) Click on the "Banking Information" link. A. Initial setup for deposit to one bank account 1

  20. Ebook Library Starter Guide There are two ways to access books in EBL. The Online Reader allows you to "check out" books for

    E-print Network

    Ebook Library Starter Guide There are two ways to access books in EBL. The Online Reader allows you to "check out" books for 24 hours and renew as many times as needed. It is also possible to download books do I find books? You can find books either directly through the EBL site or through the Library

  1. News to Use

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Mrs. Hansen

    2010-01-28

    7th grade language arts curriculum -- objective 2b. This project has students look at an online source of news. They review one article and read two others. They answer comprehension questions and look for vocabulary words to look up online as well. The following is a New York Times site with infromation about the earthquake in Haiti. Click on the site and read a little about the disaster. Look at at least four photos. New York Times article on Haiti earthquake Sometimes we miss school because of snow storms. The students in Haiti have missed many days of school ...

  2. News and Announcements

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    1999-02-01

    News from Journal House Conceptual Questions and Challenge Problems Many readers are trying to modify the way they teach and in so doing are trying to write new types of questions and problems. The Journal has a new online resource, the JCE Internet Conceptual Questions and Challenge Problems Web site, http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/JCEWWW/Resources/CQandChP/index.html . The site is a source of questions and problems that can be used in teaching and assessing conceptual understanding and problem solving in chemistry. Here you can find a library of free-response and multiple-choice conceptual questions and challenge problems, tips for writing these questions and problems, and a discussion of types of concept questions. This site is intended to be a means of sharing conceptual questions and challenge problems among chemical educators. It will be as inclusive as possible, and to achieve this readers need to share their questions and alert the authors to references or Web sites. The screen captures shown below should provide a feeling for what you will find when you visit the site. The authors, William R. Robinson and Susan C. Nurrenbern, welcome additions to the library of conceptual questions or other comments or suggestions. Contact them by email, fax, or regular mail. William R. Robinson and Susan C. Nurrenbern, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1393. Bill: phone: 765/494-5453; fax: 765/494-0239; email: wrrobin@purdue.edu. Sue: phone: 765/494-0823; fax: 765/494-0239; email: nurrenbe@purdue.edu. fax: 765/494-0239. 1998 Ford Foundation Fellowships The National Research Council has announced the recipients of the 1998 fellowships for minority scholars. Three categories of fellowships were awarded: 50 to beginning graduate students, 33 to students writing their dissertations, and 28 to recent Ph.D. recipients. There were about 1,000 applicants. For information about the next competition contact the Fellowship Office of the National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418, via email at infofell@nas.edu, or at http://fellowships.nas.edu. 1998 Pre-Doctoral Fellows Rafael Alcala, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chemical Engineering Diego J. Dķaz, Cornell University, Analytical Chemistry Kanya Lynn Henderson, Colorado State University, Biochemistry Félix Mario Rivas, State University of New York, Buffalo, Organic Chemistry 1998 Dissertation Fellows Kristala Lanett Jones, Arizona State University, Chemical Engineering 1998 Postdoctoral Fellows Edgardo Tabión Farinas, Yale University, Interdisciplinary Chemistry Data Base of Online Courses TeleEducation NB, a province-wide distributed distance learning network in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, has implemented an international online course database of more than 9,000 courses. The database includes public and private courses at all levels from more than 15 countries and includes only those courses that can be completed fully online. Courses vary from graduate-level engineering offerings to simple "How to" courses. The database provides access to courses and programs leading to accredited degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Professional development and personal interest courses are also included. Students can access course information by browsing subject areas or by searching specific fields. Hotlinks connect students directly to the delivering institutions. In the past year, there has been an exponential rise in the number of courses being offered online, from fewer than 2,000 in January 1998 to more than 10,000 in December 1998. It is expected that there will be more than 40,000 online courses by the year 2000. The TeleCampus Online Course Database provides students with a means of finding information on courses that meet their needs. The database can be accessed from TeleCampus at http://telecampus.edu. Change in the Introductory Chemistry Course, an Online Course An online conference, Proposals for Change in the Introductory Chemistry Course, will take place from March 29 to April 10, 1999. The

  3. The Digital Health Divide: Evaluating Online Health Information Access and Use among Older Adults

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hall, Amanda K.; Bernhardt, Jay M.; Dodd, Virginia; Vollrath, Morgan W.

    2015-01-01

    Objective: Innovations in health information technology (HIT) provide opportunities to reduce health care spending, improve quality of care, and improve health outcomes for older adults. However, concerns relating to older adults' limited access and use of HIT, including use of the Internet for health information, fuel the digital health divide…

  4. On-Line Access to Linguistically Annotated Text Corpora of Dutch via Internet.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kruyt, J. G.; Raaijmakers, S. A.; van der Kamp, P. H. J.; van Strien, R. J.

    Corpora of present-day Dutch developed by the Institute for Dutch Lexicology include two linguistically annotated corpora that can be accessed via Internet: a 5-million word corpus covering a variety of topics and text types, and a 27-million word newspaper corpus. The texts of both were acquired in machine-readable form and have been lemmatized…

  5. The Turfgrass Information Center: Online Access to the Turf Science Literature

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Peter O. Cookingham

    2000-01-01

    The Turfgrass Information Center (TIC), Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries, builds a bibliographic database, the Turf-grass Information File (TGIF), which provides access to the print and electronic literature of turf science, turf culture, and the management of turfgrass facilities, such as golf courses and sports turf venues. Database construction is based on the O. J. Noer Memorial Turfgrass Collection at

  6. A Tale of Two Wars: Framing Analysis of Online News Sites in Coalition Countries and the Arab World during the Iraq War

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Daniela V. Dimitrova; Colleen Connolly-Ahern

    2007-01-01

    The Iraq War was a defining media event. This study used quantitative content analysis to explore the websites of prestige news media in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as Egypt and Qatar, examining both the frames used by news media in their coverage of the conflict, as well as the voices heard—and unheard—throughout the coverage. The

  7. MO/DSD online information server and global information repository access

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Nguyen, Diem; Ghaffarian, Kam; Hogie, Keith; Mackey, William

    1994-01-01

    Often in the past, standards and new technology information have been available only in hardcopy form, with reproduction and mailing costs proving rather significant. In light of NASA's current budget constraints and in the interest of efficient communications, the Mission Operations and Data Systems Directorate (MO&DSD) New Technology and Data Standards Office recognizes the need for an online information server (OLIS). This server would allow: (1) dissemination of standards and new technology information throughout the Directorate more quickly and economically; (2) online browsing and retrieval of documents that have been published for and by MO&DSD; and (3) searching for current and past study activities on related topics within NASA before issuing a task. This paper explores a variety of available information servers and searching tools, their current capabilities and limitations, and the application of these tools to MO&DSD. Most importantly, the discussion focuses on the way this concept could be easily applied toward improving dissemination of standards and new technologies and improving documentation processes.

  8. Science News for the U.S. Hispanic Audience

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Showstack, Randy

    2008-02-01

    A science and health news service targeted toward the U.S. Hispanic community was launched on 23 January. ConCiencia, billed as the first Spanish-language science newswire service in the United States, provides free weekly news feeds to media targeting the U.S. Hispanic population. The news feeds, available to Spanish-language newspapers and radio stations, include newspaper features, radio segments, and online news content.

  9. On-line bandwidth control for quality of service mapping over satellite independent service access points

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Mario Marchese; Maurizio Mongelli

    2006-01-01

    The Quality of Service (QoS) provision requires the cooperation of all network layers from bottom to top. More spe- cifically, for Broadband Satellite Multimedia (BSM) communications, the physical layers (strictly satellite dependent) are isolated from the rest by a Satellite Independent Service Access Point (SI-SAP), which should offer specific QoS to IP and the upper layers. The structure of SI-SAP

  10. News & Announcements

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2000-02-01

    News from Journal House

    Journal Ambassadors, 1999 What do the people listed below have in common? A search of our records indicates that each has been a participant in our Journal Ambassador program during 1999.
    • Guy Anderson
    • Jim Becvar
    • Jerry Bell
    • Jim Birk
    • Diane Bunce
    • Ann Cartwright
    • Thomas Clark
    • Jane Crosby
    • Maria Dean
    • Art Ellis
    • Donald Elswick
    • Tommy Franklin
    • Babu George
    • Paul Heath
    • Angela Hoffman
    • Lynn Hogue
    • J. J. Lagowski
    • Frank Lambert
    • Dorothy Lehmkuhl
    • George Lelevre
    • Scott Luaders
    • Jane McMullen
    • Marci Merritt
    • Carl Minnier
    • Richard Narske
    • Ron Perkins
    • Gabriel Pinto
    • Dick Potts
    • Herb Retcofsky
    • Jerry Sarquis
    • Elke Schoffers
    • Sara Selfe
    • Uni Susskind
    • J. Mark Tolman
    • John Varine
    • Dawn Wakeley
    • Marla White
    Those who are a part of this program take materials about the Journal to workshops, outreach programs, seminars, regional meetings, award nights, short courses, and other events at home and abroad, places where people who are interested in chemical education gather. Given about three weeks notice, we can outfit you with a variety of materials that will help others get tuned in to the good things that are happening in chemical education. We can send you an assortment of Journal issues, subscription forms, our Publications/Software Catalog, reprints from the Viewpoints series, copies of Classroom Activities, or JCE Gift Award Certificates, assuming that supplies are available. Of course we can arrange for the group to have temporary access to JCE Online. We can send you a brochure about the Ambassador program or answer any questions - just ask: email to jce@chem.wisc.edu; phone 1-800-991-5534 (U.S.) or 608-262-5153 (non-U.S.); fax 608-265-8094. If by chance you were a Journal Ambassador in 1999 but your name was not included, just let us know so that you can be recognized in a future column. Gift Subscription Awards As spring, the season of awards, approaches, we remind you of our handy Gift Certificates (a replica is shown on page 142). A gift of the Journal is not only affordable (gift subscriptions are 37/year (U.S.), 50/year (non-U.S.), but has lasting value. This is a really good way to help someone just starting out on a teaching career. An idea worth sharing comes from Carl Minnier of Essex Community College in Baltimore. He is chair of the Student Awards Committee of the Maryland Section of the ACS. This section has asked for 25 certificates because they honor annually an outstanding student from each of the two-year and four-year colleges within the territory of the Maryland Section. Want another interesting idea: give a one-year subscription to each Undergraduate Research Symposium participant. Classroom Activities for Outreach Many of our readers are involved with outreach programsindividually in their child's class, in a regional group that visits schools, in a van program, or as a demonstrator at their local science museum. Many readers have enthusiastically reported that our Classroom Activities series is a great resource for such programs. Since the Activities are designed for a high school classroom or lab (Activity 24 in this continuing series can be found in this issue), they are purposely not demanding of equipment, facilities, or time. But outreach activities often take place in very restricted environments, perhaps without sinks or electricity, sometimes with limited table space. So that we can provide timely advice in recommending activities for you to take "on the road", Nancy Gettys and Erica Jacobsen of the Journal staff have done an analysis of each, recommending whether it might be done

  11. Early Canadiana Online: A Project to Provide Enhanced Access to Canada's Published Heritage

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    A collaborative research project, ECO has created an outstanding online library of primary sources in Canadian history from the arrival of the first Europeans to the late 19th century, with particular emphasis on literature, women's history, native studies, and the history of French Canada. Composed of digital images of the pages from over 1,100 selected books and pamphlets, the collection may be searched by keyword, title, author, subject, or publisher or browsed by title or author. Search returns include title, author, subject, page length, and publisher. Users may choose to view the full text or examine each of the pages that matches their search. Users can also choose from four viewing sizes and navigate within the text from the individual imaged pages. The entire site is also available in French.

  12. Disseminating context-specific access to online knowledge resources within electronic health record systems.

    PubMed

    Del Fiol, Guilherme; Curtis, Clayton; Cimino, James J; Iskander, Andrew; Kalluri, Aditya S D; Jing, Xia; Hulse, Nathan C; Long, Jie; Overby, Casey L; Schardt, Connie; Douglas, David M

    2013-01-01

    Clinicians' patient care information needs are frequent and largely unmet. Online knowledge resources are available that can help clinicians meet these information needs. Yet, significant barriers limit the use of these resources within the clinical workflow. Infobuttons are clinical decision support tools that use the clinical context (e.g., institution, user, patient) within electronic health record (EHR) systems to anticipate clinicians' questions and provide automated links to relevant information in knowledge resources. This paper describes OpenInfobutton (www.openinfobutton.org): a standards-based, open source Web service that was designed to disseminate infobutton capabilities in multiple EHR systems and healthcare organizations. OpenInfobutton has been successfully integrated with 38 knowledge resources at 5 large healthcare organizations in the United States. We describe the OpenInfobutton architecture, knowledge resource integration, and experiences at five large healthcare organizations. PMID:23920641

  13. Disseminating Context-Specific Access to Online Knowledge Resources within Electronic Health Record Systems

    PubMed Central

    Fiol, Guilherme Del; Curtis, Clayton; Cimino, James J.; Iskander, Andrew; Kalluri, Aditya S.D.; Jing, Xia; Hulse, Nathan C.; Long, Jie; Overby, Casey L.; Schardt, Connie; Douglas, David M.

    2013-01-01

    Clinicians’ patient care information needs are frequent and largely unmet. Online knowledge resources are available that can help clinicians meet these information needs. Yet, significant barriers limit the use of these resources within the clinical workflow. Infobuttons are clinical decision support tools that use the clinical context (e.g., institution, user, patient) within electronic health record (EHR) systems to anticipate clinicians’ questions and provide automated links to relevant information in knowledge resources. This paper describes OpenInfobutton (www.openinfobutton.org): a standards-based, open source Web service that was designed to disseminate infobutton capabilities in multiple EHR systems and healthcare organizations. OpenInfobutton has been successfully integrated with 38 knowledge resources at 5 large healthcare organizations in the United States. We describe the OpenInfobutton architecture, knowledge resource integration, and experiences at five large healthcare organizations. PMID:23920641

  14. News Releases Media Resources

    E-print Network

    Aksay, Ilhan A.

    News Media Contacts News Releases Media Resources University Community Communications Help News Policies Submit News Submit Announcements All Top Stories | « Previous Top Story | Next Top Story » Top Research Admission & Aid Administration & Services Campus Life Visiting Campus News@Princeton Friday

  15. News by Topic News by School

    E-print Network

    Rosen, Joseph

    Headlines @Hopkins News by Topic News by School Events Open to the Public Blue Jay Sports Search the Site Contacting News Staff Receive News Via Email RSS News Feeds/ Podcasts Resources for Journalists Virtually Live@Hopkins Hopkins in the News Faculty Experts Faculty and Administrator Photos Faculty

  16. Online 4d Reconstruction Using Multi-Images Available Under Open Access

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Ioannides, M.; Hadjiprocopi, A.; Doulamis, N.; Doulamis, A.; Protopapadakis, E.; Makantasis, K.; Santos, P.; Fellner, D.; Stork, A.; Balet, O.; Julien, M.; Weinlinger, G.; Johnson, P. S.; Klein, M.; Fritsch, D.

    2013-07-01

    The advent of technology in digital cameras and their incorporation into virtually any smart mobile device has led to an explosion of the number of photographs taken every day. Today, the number of images stored online and available freely has reached unprecedented levels. It is estimated that in 2011, there were over 100 billion photographs stored in just one of the major social media sites. This number is growing exponentially. Moreover, advances in the fields of Photogrammetry and Computer Vision have led to significant breakthroughs such as the Structure from Motion algorithm which creates 3D models of objects using their twodimensional photographs. The existence of powerful and affordable computational machinery not only the reconstruction of complex structures but also entire cities. This paper illustrates an overview of our methodology for producing 3D models of Cultural Heritage structures such as monuments and artefacts from 2D data (pictures, video), available on Internet repositories, social media, Google Maps, Bing, etc. We also present new approaches to semantic enrichment of the end results and their subsequent export to Europeana, the European digital library, for integrated, interactive 3D visualisation within regular web browsers using WebGl and X3D. Our main goal is to enable historians, architects, archaeologists, urban planners and affiliated professionals to reconstruct views of historical structures from millions of images floating around the web and interact with them.

  17. Making On-line Science Course Materials Easily Translatable and Accessible Worldwide: Challenges and Solutions

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Adams, Wendy K.; Alhadlaq, Hisham; Malley, Christopher V.; Perkins, Katherine K.; Olson, Jonathan; Alshaya, Fahad; Alabdulkareem, Saleh; Wieman, Carl E.

    2012-02-01

    The PhET Interactive Simulations Project partnered with the Excellence Research Center of Science and Mathematics Education at King Saud University with the joint goal of making simulations useable worldwide. One of the main challenges of this partnership is to make PhET simulations and the website easily translatable into any language. The PhET project team overcame this challenge by creating the Translation Utility. This tool allows a person fluent in both English and another language to easily translate any of the PhET simulations and requires minimal computer expertise. In this paper we discuss the technical issues involved in this software solution, as well as the issues involved in obtaining accurate translations. We share our solutions to many of the unexpected problems we encountered that would apply generally to making on-line scientific course materials available in many different languages, including working with: languages written right-to-left, different character sets, and different conventions for expressing equations, variables, units and scientific notation.

  18. The Colima Volcano Database: an online tool for a global data access

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Capra, L.; Manea, M.; Manea, V.; Norini, G.

    2009-12-01

    The Colima Volcano is currently the most active Mexican volcano. After the 1913 plinian activity, the volcano presented scattered eruptive phases that lasted few years each, but since 1991 its activity became more persistent, with vulcanian eruptions, and extrusion of lava flows and domes. During the last 15 years the volcano suffered several eruptive episodes, as in 1991, 1994, 1998-1999, 2001-2003, 2004 and 2005, with the emplacement of pyroclastic flows. During rain seasons lahars are frequently affecting several infrastructures such as bridges and electric towers. Researchers from different institutions are currently working on several key aspects of the volcano, as remote sensing, field data of old and recent volcaniclastic deposits, structural framework, monitoring (rainfall data and visual observation of lahars), and laboratory experiment (analogue models and numerical simulations). Each investigation is focused on specific processes, but it is fundamental to visualize the global status of the volcano in order to understand its behavior and to mitigate future hazards. The Colima Volcano Database represents an initiative aimed to collect, on a systematic basis, the complete set of data obtained so far on the volcano, and to continuously update the database with new data. All the information is compiled from published works and updated frequently. All maps (such as the geological map of the volcano and the hazard zonations compiled from previous works) and point data (such as stratigraphic sections, sedimentology and diagrams of rainfall intensities) can be viewed with Google Earth and is really straightforward to be access by the scientific community and the general public. In this format everyone with Internet access can view the information and zoom to the scale they wish. The WebGIS is hosted on the Computational Geodynamics Laboratory web server and it is based entirely on Open Source software. The website can be visited at: http://www.geociencias.unam.mx/colima.

  19. Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1990

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1991-01-01

    This issue of the annual Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of headquarters staff during 1990. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number, Speeches, and New Releases Indices.

  20. In The News Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

    E-print Network

    Arizona, University of

    News at 5 PM - KGUN-TV Text below Pottery sale to benefit cancer patients 11/30/2010 KOLD-TV - Online FOUND THE SAME THING. IN FACT, HIGH LEVELS COULD ACTUALLY PUT YOU AT A HIGHER RISK OF PANCREATIC CANCER's the Link? 12/01/2010 Consultant Magazine - Online View Clip Pharmacists Improve Patient-Care Teams

  1. NOAH--New York Online Access to Health: library collaboration for bilingual consumer health information on the Internet.

    PubMed Central

    Voge, S

    1998-01-01

    New York Online Access to Health (NOAH) is a Web site that provides accurate, timely, relevant, and unbiased full-text health information in both English and Spanish. A joint project of The City University of New York Office of Library Services, The New York Academy of Medicine Library, the Metropolitan New York Library Council, and The New York Public Library, NOAH brings consumer health information to the public in New York City and around the world via the Internet. NOAH is an example of a successful collaboration among different types of libraries (academic, public, medical society) and voluntary health agencies to use new technologies to reach a very broad public. This paper discusses the involvement of the library partners in terms of the management and funding of the site. Web site construction is described including how the information is gathered and organized. Future plans and funding issues for NOAH are considered in terms of the expected increase in the need for consumer health information. NOAH can be reached at: www.noah.cuny.edu. PMID:9681167

  2. RFID News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    For additional updates on the development of RFID technology, RFID News maintains current news about emerging standards (including the controversial ISO 11784/85 standard), innovative applications, and general issues. Some topics covered include pet identification devices, intellectual property, and court cases involving RFID.

  3. Transponder News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Marsh, Mike

    Transponder News offers several articles that explore the technology of radio frequency identification (RFID) in greater detail. Topics include choosing the frequency, types of RFID systems, suppliers, trends, and technical reports. Visitors will also find links to interviews, standards, and registration for Transponder News' newsletter of site updates.

  4. Industry News

    Cancer.gov

    Myriad RBM announces Oncology MAP v2.0Myriad RBM, a former recipient of Small Business Innovations Research funding from the NCI, has recently announced the launch of OncologyMAP® v2.0. Print This Page Industry News, eProtein News and Events

  5. Afring News An electronic journal published by SAFRING, Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town

    E-print Network

    de Villiers, Marienne

    Afring News An electronic journal published by SAFRING, Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town Afring News online accepts papers containing ringing information about birds. This includes citation format: Dixon K. 2012. An uncommon Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis. Afring News 41:1 URL: http://safring.adu.org.za/afring_news

  6. Afring News An electronic journal published by SAFRING, Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town

    E-print Network

    de Villiers, Marienne

    Afring News An electronic journal published by SAFRING, Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town Afring News accepts papers containing ringing information about birds. This includes trap. Afring News 40:13-15 URL: http://safring.adu.org.za/afring_news_current.php Published online: 8

  7. Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1986

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1987-01-01

    This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1986. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number Index, and Speeches and News Releases.

  8. EDTN Network: The Electronics Design, Technology, and News Network

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Electronics Design, Technology, and News Network (EDTN) was created by CMPnet and Aspect Development to provide "non-techy" access to technological news stories. Visitors can read about some of the news-making events in the world of electronics or browse through other sections including News Center, EE Design Center, Career Center, and Network Partners. A search tool allows visitors to search the main site and other electronics sites.

  9. Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1988

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1989-01-01

    This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1988. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number Index, and Speeches and News Releases.

  10. Science News: The Latest News Headlines from the Scientific World

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Keeping tabs on important developments in the world of science can be rather exhausting, especially considering the number of websites dedicated to various fields of scientific endeavor. One very helpful way to do this is through the Science News site, which features daily news items and news from Science magazine. First-time visitors should spend a few minutes just looking at some of the recent postings, which could include items on the use of genetically modified crops to land reclamation schemes in South Africa. Visitors can access all news items from the previous four weeks at no charge, and they may also wish to sign up to receive email alerts and RSS feeds.

  11. The Public Sphere and Online, Independent Journalism

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Beers, David

    2006-01-01

    The rapid evolution of online, independent journalism affords educators an opportunity to increase students' understanding of the nature and power of the news media. Drawing from Habermas's theories of the role of the public sphere in democratic discourse, the author, as founder of an online news publication, traces trends in concentrated…

  12. News from Online: Green Chemistry

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Uffelman, Erich S.

    2004-01-01

    Green chemistry closely relates to energy and environmental problems, and includes the promotion of environmental friendly products and systems within the framework of renewable resources. Various websites on green chemistry are reviewed, one of which lists the 12 commandments of this particular subject.

  13. News from On-Line

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

    1997-09-01

    Hearing from readers is always a pleasure. Nicholas J. Turro emailed in reference to my June commentary (J. Chem. Educ. 1997, 74, 621) to tell me about the history of WEB-ster (http://ep.llnl.gov/msds/orgchem/Web-sters_Org_Chem.html). Andy Goshe, an undergraduate student from Ohio University who spent last summer at Columbia University, produced the precursor of WEB-ster. Good job, Andy!

  14. Analyzing the Appropriateness of Internet-Based School News Programs for Social Studies Classrooms: "CNN Student News" as a Case Study

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Journell, Wayne

    2014-01-01

    This article describes a research study on the appropriateness for social studies classrooms of "CNN Student News," a free online news program specifically aimed at middle and high school students. The author conducted a content analysis of "CNN Student News" during October 2012 and evaluated the program's content for…

  15. Franchise News & Top Ranking Franchises

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Entrepreneur.com's section on Franchise News claims to be the "Online Franchise Authority." Featured on the site is a collection of over 900 franchise opportunities, ranging from financial services to pet businesses. Browseable by name of company as well as by company sector, each franchise is described in detail, including its products or services, company background, costs and fees, number of national and international units, and corporate information. This section of Entrepreneur.com provides the news and updates about today's most successful franchises.

  16. News Desk

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Easily customized for a variety of preferences, News Desk is a helpful way to stay in touch with hundreds of news sources. The application is a RSS headline reader, reading headlines from thousands of sources in 25 different languages. Users can search for headlines with keyword searches and age filters, along with the ability to send headlines using emails. The program's main Web site also feature five tutorials that assist users who want to utilize the full capabilities of the application. News Desk is compatible with all systems running Windows 95 and higher.

  17. News From the Field For the News Media

    E-print Network

    Oregon, University of

    News News News From the Field For the News Media Special Reports Research Overviews NSF-Wide Investments Speeches & Lectures NSF Current Newsletter Multimedia Gallery News Archive News by Research Area

  18. AHSC in the News Tuesday, October 11, 2011

    E-print Network

    Arizona, University of

    AHSC in the News Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Expect military helicopters over Tucson for training Daily Star WWBT-TV View Clip View Clip The 11 th Hour (Andrew Weil, Director of Program for Interactive/11/2011 Breitbart.com's Big Hollywood Interest!ALERT KLFY-TV ­ Online KMEG-TV ­ Online KPTH-TV ­ Online PR Newswire

  19. News Releases Media Resources

    E-print Network

    Aksay, Ilhan A.

    News Media Contacts News Releases Media Resources University Community Communications Help News Policies Submit News Submit Announcements To News Archive | « Previous by Date | Next by Date » Web Stories & Aid Administration & Services Campus Life Visiting Campus News@Princeton Friday, July 15, 2005 Other

  20. ER News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Energy Research News (ER News) is a bimonthly newsletter supported by the US Department of Energy's Office of Energy Research. This newsletter focuses on informing engineers, researchers, and the interested public of the latest research and technology advancements at OER. Topics include energy generation, microbiology, the Human Genome Project, global weather change, computing, and more. Users may register for an email reminder (topic list) that announces each new issue. Back issues (to April 1995) are available.

  1. What is Modifed MasteringPhysics? MasteringPhysics is an online learning resource (available with etext access).

    E-print Network

    Ross, Joseph

    What is Modifed MasteringPhysics? MasteringPhysics is an online learning resource (available, topic tutorials, links to external sites with further information, Self-Study Modules, Lab Resources, and practice quizzes and exams. Mastering is also where you will be required to complete your online homework

  2. In The News Friday, January 14, 2011

    E-print Network

    Arizona, University of

    -TV Text Hundreds attend Mass to remember Arizona victims 01/14/2011 Advocate - Online, The Text | View/14/2011 Calgary Herald - Online, The Text | View Clip 4 Tucson Hospital Employees Fired for Accessing Patient Data

  3. Synthesizing Correlated RSS News Articles Based on a Fuzzy Equivalence Maria Soledad Pera

    E-print Network

    Ng, Yiu-Kai Dennis

    Synthesizing Correlated RSS News Articles Based on a Fuzzy Equivalence Relation Maria Soledad Pera@cs.byu.edu, ng@cs.byu.edu} Abstract Tens of thousands of news articles are posted on-line each day, covering of information, RSS (news) feeds are used to categorize newly posted articles. Nonetheless, most RSS users must

  4. Hoover's Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Hoover's Online features an accurate and comprehensive database of company information free on the Web. Called Hoover's MasterList Plus, the database of more than 8,500 of the largest public and private U.S. companies provides company name, key personnel, address, sales, number of employees, ticker symbol and other information for companies meeting the user's designated search criteria. Hoover's Online also includes the week's top business news stories, a directory of more than 1,000 corporate Web sites, a synopsis of the 25 top-selling business books and links to other business information resources on the Web, including stock quotes and SEC filings. The new List of Lists has dozens of rankings indicating which companies are the largest, which CEOs made the most money, which companies are the best employers, and more. Almost all of Hoover's Online is free, including the content mentioned here.

  5. Networked tactics for gender representation in the news

    E-print Network

    Matias, J. Nathan (Jorge Nathan)

    2013-01-01

    This thesis presents research on gender disparities in online news, followed with three open source designs that attempt to address those disparities. Open Gender Tracker is a platform that applies automated gender analysis ...

  6. Result Merging Strategies for a Current News Metasearcher.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Rasolofo, Yves; Hawking, David; Savoy, Jacques

    2003-01-01

    Metasearching of online current news services is a potentially useful Web application of distributed information retrieval techniques. Reports experiences in building a metasearcher designed to provide up-to-date searching over a significant number of rapidly changing current news sites, focusing on how to merge results from the search engines at…

  7. Cyberspace News on Campus: The South Pacific Experience.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Robie, David

    2002-01-01

    Explains that since 1998, the Pacific Journalism Online training website at the University of the South Pacific has provided a problem-based approach to Internet news gathering and production based on real media assignments. Outlines the "reality" course methodology and strategies for providing news training from a campus-based newsroom. (PM)

  8. Investigating the News Seeking Behavior of Young Adults

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Qayyum, M. Asim; Williamson, Kirsty; Liu, Ying-Hsang; Hider, Philip

    2010-01-01

    This study investigated the news-seeking and browsing behaviours of young adults, partly in the context of everyday life information seeking (ELIS), in order to explore their perceptions of and attitudes towards print and online news media. The study is significant because traditional print newspapers face a steady decline in their readership with…

  9. California History Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2001-01-01

    The California Historical Society's Website presents accessible, interesting, and well-designed scholarly and educational materials relating to California history. One interesting section, The California History Online Timeline, allows users to click on a timeline of images to access material on key events and time periods in California history. These include European exploration, the Spanish Colonial frontier, Mexican California, the Gold Rush, the impact of the railroad, economic growth at the turn of the century, and the Great Depression. Each section features a sidebar outline where visitors can break the exhibit down into its sub-sections to view text and images. For scholars and amateur historians of the state, the Society also offers the complete tables of contents for all the issues of California History from 1922 to 1998. The Society has begun to post full texts of the issues from 1950 to 1993, though this process seems to be in the earliest stages. Finally, the Website features a quarterly newsletter giving information about archived and upcoming exhibits, events around the state celebrating California history, and news about the Society's programs and acquisitions.

  10. NIUOnlineGRETestPrep The registration form for the online GRE test prep course can be accessed at

    E-print Network

    Kostic, Milivoje M.

    _________________________________________________________________________________ Day Phone ________________________ Cell Phone ___________________________________________ Email examples, explanations, and opportunities to practice Powered by Moodle which can track assignment assessment reports, online Cambridge practice tests, Moodle-enabled student progress tracking, comprehension

  11. NetNewsWire Lite 1.0.2

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    For those persons looking to keep track of any number of news stories from around the world, NetNewsWire Lite will be a helpful application to have. This newest version contains several helpful features, including frequent news updates, numerous news sites, and a simplified interface. Along with these features, visitors will have access to a FAQ section, screenshots of the application, and an email address for support questions. NetNewsWire Lite 1.0.2 is compatible with all systems running Mac OS 10.1 and higher.

  12. Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer

    MedlinePLUS

    ... nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_153009.html Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer Finding ... hits the United States and sunseekers mobilize, online searches for "skin cancer" rise, a new study shows. ...

  13. Hot News Recommendation System from Heterogeneous Websites Based on Bayesian Model

    PubMed Central

    Xia, Zhengyou; Xu, Shengwu; Liu, Ningzhong; Zhao, Zhengkang

    2014-01-01

    The most current news recommendations are suitable for news which comes from a single news website, not for news from different heterogeneous news websites. Previous researches about news recommender systems based on different strategies have been proposed to provide news personalization services for online news readers. However, little research work has been reported on utilizing hundreds of heterogeneous news websites to provide top hot news services for group customers (e.g., government staffs). In this paper, we propose a hot news recommendation model based on Bayesian model, which is from hundreds of different news websites. In the model, we determine whether the news is hot news by calculating the joint probability of the news. We evaluate and compare our proposed recommendation model with the results of human experts on the real data sets. Experimental results demonstrate the reliability and effectiveness of our method. We also implement this model in hot news recommendation system of Hangzhou city government in year 2013, which achieves very good results. PMID:25093207

  14. Hot news recommendation system from heterogeneous websites based on bayesian model.

    PubMed

    Xia, Zhengyou; Xu, Shengwu; Liu, Ningzhong; Zhao, Zhengkang

    2014-01-01

    The most current news recommendations are suitable for news which comes from a single news website, not for news from different heterogeneous news websites. Previous researches about news recommender systems based on different strategies have been proposed to provide news personalization services for online news readers. However, little research work has been reported on utilizing hundreds of heterogeneous news websites to provide top hot news services for group customers (e.g., government staffs). In this paper, we propose a hot news recommendation model based on Bayesian model, which is from hundreds of different news websites. In the model, we determine whether the news is hot news by calculating the joint probability of the news. We evaluate and compare our proposed recommendation model with the results of human experts on the real data sets. Experimental results demonstrate the reliability and effectiveness of our method. We also implement this model in hot news recommendation system of Hangzhou city government in year 2013, which achieves very good results. PMID:25093207

  15. News & Announcements

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2001-08-01

    News from Journal House

    National Chemistry Week (NCW)

    National Chemistry Week Celebrating Chemistry and Art is the theme of NCW 2001, to be held November 4-10, 2001. As you make plans for participating in the celebrations in your area, keep in mind that JCE is developing special materials on this theme, which will appear in our October issue: Classroom Activities, a comprehensive Illustrated Resource Paper, Report from Online, specially written brief articles illustrated in color, articles related to the theme, and CLIPs (Chemical Laboratory Information Profiles).

    Awards Announced

    Passer Award

    Passer Award recipients from the April 1 closing date are:
    • George Bennett, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
    • Daniel Berger, Bluffton College, Bluffton, OH
    • Karen Dunlap, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
    • Myung-Hoon Kim, Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA
    • Cheryl Longfellow, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA
    • Jerry Maas, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
    • Tim Royappa, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

    Visiting Scientist Award, Western Connecticut Section

    Diane Bunce, The Catholic University of America, has been selected as the 2001 Visiting Scientist of the Western Connecticut Section of the ACS. The award, presented annually since 1967, brings an outstanding chemical educator to visit high schools in Fairfield County, CT. In May, Bunce visited three high schools, Christian Heritage School, Fairfield High School, and Greenwich High School, where she interacted with teachers and students and presented lectures and demonstrations to several chemistry classes. She was also keynote speaker at the ACS local section's Education Night. The awardee is selected by a committee of university and high school teachers, industrial chemists, and the previous Visiting Scientist; there is an honorarium of 1500 plus expenses.

    Welch Award

    Roger D. Kornberg, a professor of structural biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, received the 2001 Welch Award for his discovery of the nucleosome and establishing its role in gene regulation; for his discovery of a giant complex of 20 proteins known as the "Mediator", which regulates the transcription process; and for determining the atomic structure of RNA polymerase II. The 300,000 award salutes Kornberg's lifetime contributions to biochemistry.

    NSTA Teacher Awards

    During its 2001 national convention the National Science Teachers Association presented prizes and awards to teachers for their exemplary teaching practices and commitment to quality science education. Many appear below.
    Distinguished Service to Science Education Award
    • JoAnne Vasquez, Science Consultant, Gilbert, AZ
    • Richard F. Duncan, Beaverton Administrative Center, Beaverton, OR
    • Mitchell E. Batoff, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
    Distinguished Informal Science Education Award
    • Al Stenstrup, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI
    Ciba Specialty Chemicals Education Foundation Exemplary Science Teaching Award, High School Level
    • Gerald Friday, Marquette High School, Milwaukee, WI
    Gustav Ohaus Innovations in Science Teaching, High School
    • Mark Stefanski, Marin Academy, San Rafael, CA (first place)
    • James A. Szoka, Clarke County Hi

    • A minority research and education information service: Design, develop, pilot test, and implement on-line access for historically black colleges and universities and government agencies

      SciTech Connect

      Rodman, J.A.

      1992-01-01

      This Annual Status Report describes the design, development and implementation of the Minority On-Line Information Service (MOLIS) project by Federal Information Exchange, Inc. for the period of April 1, 1991 to March 31, 1992. Summary information detailing developments prior to this reporting period will also be included to establish a comprehensive perspective of the project. The goal of the MOLIS project, was to develop, design, pilot test on-line access to current information on minority colleges and universities and federal minority opportunities. Federal Information Exchange, Inc. (FIE), a diversified information services company recognized by researchers and educators as a leader in the field of information delivery services, was awarded a 5 year small business research grant to develop and implement MOLIS. Since April 29, 1991, the inauguration of its on-line service, MOLIS has provided current information on 138 Black and Hispanic colleges and universities -- including faculty and student profiles, financial data, research centers and equipment information, pre-college and education programs, emerging capabilities, enrollment data, administrative personnel data, and current events -- as well as minority opportunities from 8 participating federal agencies.

    • Building an e-news office supporting news collection from other websites

      Microsoft Academic Search

      N. v. Thanh; H. M. N. Hai; N. D. Hiep; P. N. Cuong

      Our main research goal is to propose a framework for and, moreover, develop a typical online newspaper office that can collect news from other websites. This office aim at small companies to help them building e-newspaper with little cost and human resource. We use an open source portal, DotNetNuke, as a base for the office and support a typical news

    • 10.1101/gr.6818908Access the most recent version at doi: published online Nov 21, 2007;Genome Res.

      E-print Network

      Ast, Gil

      is weak among most fungi, intermediate in plants and protozoans, and strongest in metazoans. Within and BS were degenerate, as in metazoans. To shed light on the evolutionary variation in splicing signals the splicing mechanisms of different organisms. [Supplemental material is available online at www

    • A Point to Share: Streamlining Access Services Workflow Through Online Collaboration, Communication, and Storage with Microsoft SharePoint

      Microsoft Academic Search

      Jennifer Diffin; Fanuel Chirombo; Dennis Nangle; Mark de Jong

      2010-01-01

      This article explains how the document management team (circulation and interlibrary loan) at the University of Maryland University College implemented Microsoft's SharePoint product to create a central hub for online collaboration, communication, and storage. Enhancing the team's efficiency, organization, and cooperation was the primary goal. Although the group is already highly effective, it is always interested in making further improvements.

    • Online Public Access Catalog Retrieval Structures and Techniques: With Reference to Recent Developments in the United States and Great Britain

      Microsoft Academic Search

      Sharon E Clark; William H Mischo

      2012-01-01

      The last few years have witnessed the introduction of several important information technologies, including powerful microcomputer workstations, optical disk and advanced magnetic disk storage media, computer graphics technologies, the availability of nationwide and campus wide computer networks, and the use of sophisticated search engines (such as BRS\\/SEARCH) in local online catalogs. These technologies have greatly influenced all aspects of library

  1. High Country News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    1993-01-01

    For those who live in or love the environment of the West (US), High Country News is a wonderful resource. The homepage provides access to a lead article from the current issue and selected articles from recent issues, with topics ranging from exotic species to oil to grassroots organizations. Users have full access to back issues from 1993 until three months before the current date. The Collections section anthologizes articles devoted to selected natural resource topics, currently, the Animas-La Plata Dam, 1996 elections, Land Grant Universities, and water resources. A topic index allows visitors to search (keyword) or browse all issues of the paper under 33 subject headings, from Advocacy Groups to Wildlife.

  2. Broadcast news is good news

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Francis Kubala

    1999-01-01

    The past decade has been witness to the rapid maturation of automatic speech recognition technology. In the past nine years, the field has grown from small artificial research problems and discrete word commercial products and is now productively engaged on large real-world problems of unconstrained spoken language. In the research arena, the highly variable and content-rich domain of broadcast news

  3. Giving patients online access to their electronic primary care record: experiences and perceptions of practice staff and service users 

    E-print Network

    Shand, Tim; Pagliari, Claudia; Fisher, Brian

    The Record Access Collaborative is a voluntary network of clinicians, academics, industry representatives and policymakers interested in emerging Personal Health Record technologies and their impacts on patients and health ...

  4. The NASA Astrophysics Data System: Free Access to the Astronomical Literature On-line and through Email

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Guenther Eichhorn; Alberto Accomazzi; Carolyn S. Grant; Michael J. Kurtz; Stephen S. Murray

    2002-01-01

    The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) provides access to the astronomical literature through the World Wide Web. It is a NASA\\u000a funded project and access to all the ADS services is free to everybody world-wide. The ADS Abstract Service allows the searching\\u000a of four databases with abstracts in Astronomy, Instrumentation, Physics\\/Geophysics, and the LANL Preprints with a total of\\u000a over 2.2

  5. The NASA Astrophysics Data System: Free Access to the Astronomical Literature On-line and through E-mail

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Guenther Eichhorn; Alberto Accomazzi; Carolyn S. Grant; Michael J. Kurtz; Stephen S. Murray

    2003-01-01

    The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) provides access to the astronomical literature through the World Wide Web. It is a NASA funded project and access to all the ADS services is free to everybody world-wide. The ADS Abstract Service allows the searching of four databases with abstracts in Astronomy, Instrumentation, Physics\\/Geophysics, and the LANL Preprints with a total of over 2.2

  6. 8/20/09 9:34 AMStudents learn more when peer discussions are combined with "clickers"... -International News | Spot News | Top News | Flash News | Live News Page 1 of 9http://silverscorpio.com/students-learn-more-when-peer-discussions-are-combined-with-cl

    E-print Network

    Su, Tin Tin

    -learn-more-when-peer-discussions-are-combined-with-clickers/ Business News Educational News Entertainment News Health News International News Science News Sports News"... - International News | Spot News | Top News | Flash News | Live News Page 1 of 9http://silverscorpio.com/students Technology News Silver Scorpio - International News | Spot News | Top News | Flash News | Live News Subscribe

  7. Chainguard - Online: Bicycle Advocacy

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Chainguard online is a site devoted to bicycle advocacy information. It is dedicated to "increasing bicycle advocacy publicity and locating and uniting cycle advocates." It links to other major bicycle advocacy pages sorted by geographic area, as well as to conferences, an article on the top ten bicycle commuting cities, and Internet Backroads, a list of cycling mailing lists and Usenet news groups.

  8. COSEE West Online Education

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This site features online professional development courses offered by the COSEE (Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence) West and College of Exploration. The site features workshop information, as well as access to online presentations and the College of Exploration's virtual campus. Registration is required to access the education information, but is free of charge.

  9. The Marine Realms Information Bank family of digital libraries: access to free online information for coastal and marine science

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Lightsom, Frances L.; Allwardt, Alan O.

    2007-01-01

    Searching the World Wide Web for reliable information about specific topics or locations can be frustrating: too many hits, too little relevance. A well-designed digital library, offering a carefully selected collection of online resources, is an attractive alternative to web search engines. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides three digital libraries for coastal and marine science to serve the needs of a diverse audience--scientists, public servants, educators, and the public.

  10. The Real-Life-Referent as a Standard for News Perspective Bias.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Barbatsis, Gretchen S.

    The concept of news perspective bias necessitates the creation of an empirical standard by which to judge that bias. A study defined and tested a real life referent applicable to planned, sustained news events that have identifiable and accessible participants. The study compared the television news coverage of court ordered busing to achieve…

  11. -News Home Help No Big Arms Sales to China if Embargo Lifted-Chirac

    E-print Network

    -News Home Help No Big Arms Sales to China if Embargo Lifted-Chirac 36 minutes ago By Elaine Lies Washington to keep it in place out of fear China may get access to advanced weapons. news web sites Japan has it was put in place," Chirac told a joint news conference with Koizumi. "It is no longer valid." Koizumi said

  12. Giving rheumatology patients online home access to their electronic medical record (EMR): advantages, drawbacks and preconditions according to care providers.

    PubMed

    van der Vaart, Rosalie; Drossaert, Constance H C; Taal, Erik; van de Laar, Mart A F J

    2013-09-01

    Technology enables patients home access to their electronic medical record (EMR), via a patient portal. This study aims to analyse (dis)advantages, preconditions and suitable content for this service, according to rheumatology health professionals. A two-phase policy Delphi study was conducted. First, interviews were performed with nurses/nurse practitioners (n = 9) and rheumatologists (n = 13). Subsequently, collected responses were quantified, using a questionnaire among the interviewees. The following advantages of patient home access to the EMR were reported: (1) enhancement of patient participation in treatment, (2) increased knowledge and self-management, (3) improved patient-provider interaction, (4) increased patient safety, and (5) better communication with others. Foreseen disadvantages of the service included: (1) problems with interpretation of data, (2) extra workload, (3) a change in consultation content, and (4) disturbing the patient-provider interaction. Also, the following preconditions emerged from the data: (1) optimal security, (2) no extra record, but a patient-accessible section, (3) no access to clinical notes, and (4) a lag time on the release of lab data. Most respondents reported that data on diagnosis, medication, treatment plan and consultations could be released to patients. On releasing more complex data, such as bodily examinations, lab results and radiological images the opinions differed considerably. Providing patients home access to their medical record might be a valuable next step into patient empowerment and in service towards the patient, provided that security is optimal and content and presentation of data are carefully considered. PMID:22453527

  13. HOMETOWN NEWS RELEASE FORM Washington State University News Service

    E-print Network

    Collins, Gary S.

    HOMETOWN NEWS RELEASE FORM Washington State University News Service PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY (Date.) RETURN TO ____________________________ WSU NEWS SERVICE Daily Newspapers and TOWNS FRENCH ADMINISTRATION

  14. DynaProt 2D: an advanced proteomic database for dynamic online access to proteomes and two-dimensional electrophoresis gels

    PubMed Central

    Drews, Oliver; Görg, Angelika

    2005-01-01

    DynaProt 2D presents an advanced online database for dynamic access to proteomes and two-dimensional (2D) gels. The database was designed to administer complete in silico proteomes and links them with experimental proteomic data in the manner of 2D electrophoresis gels (IPG-Dalt). The 2D gels serve as reference maps in 2D gel analysis as well as tools for navigation of the database to switch between experimental and predicted data. Therefore, all identified spots in the gels are clickable and linked with summarized protein information. The protein information tables contain calculated characteristics, which are often used in proteomics, such as the molecular weight, isoelectric point, codon adaptation index, grand average of hydropathicity, etc. The design of the database permits online extension of gel data and protein attributes without knowledge of any software language. Besides navigation via 2D gels, the clear graphical user interface permits quick and intuitive searching throughout complete proteomes and supports, e.g. the search for proteins with isoelectric points within pH ranges of interest or protein classes (e.g. ribosomal proteins or transporters). The first organism implemented in the database is Lactococcus lactis. The database is available at www.wzw.tum.de/proteomik/lactis. PMID:15608266

  15. TheMITPress Book News ForthcomiNg This textbook provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible presentation of

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    Murphy, Kevin Patrick

    learning or curious about how to extract useful knowl- edge from big data." -- Dr John Winn, Microsoft-to-date, and accessible presentation of the field of machine learning from a unified, coherent, probabilistic perspective. For example, traditional supervised learning (classification and regression) is viewed as fitting models

  16. Cambridge University Press .......2 Cambridge Books Online ...............2

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    ( Cambridge Journals Online Cambridge Books Online Login ) #12; 5 (4) Login 2. 3. (1) Top Accessed #12; 1 Cambridge University Press .......2 Cambridge Books Online ...............2 Cambridge Books Online ...............3 ....................................5

  17. Measuring News Media Literacy

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    Maksl, Adam; Ashley, Seth; Craft, Stephanie

    2015-01-01

    News media literacy refers to the knowledge and motivations needed to identify and engage with journalism. This study measured levels of news media literacy among 500 teenagers using a new scale measure based on Potter's model of media literacy and adapted to news media specifically. The adapted model posits that news media literate individuals…

  18. New Dimensions for the Online Catalog: The Dartmouth College Library Experience [and] TOC/DOC at Caltech: Evolution of Citation Access Online [and] Locally Loaded Databases in Arizona State University's Online Catalog Using the CARL System.

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    Klemperer, Katharina; And Others

    1989-01-01

    Each of three articles describes an academic library's online catalog that includes locally created databases. Topics covered include database and software selection; systems design and development; database producer negotiations; problems encountered during implementation; database loading; training and documentation; and future plans. (CLB)

  19. News and Views: Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012; Act now to access online journals; Superfast star at galactic centre; Willetts cancels BAS/NOC merger

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    2012-12-01

    Fellows of the RAS should note that from 1 January 2013 Oxford Journals, a division of Oxford University Press, will be taking over publication of the Society's journals. Researchers using the twin 10 m telescopes at the W M Keck Observatory in Hawaii have found a star that completes its orbit about the galactic centre in just 11.5 years. The merger between the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge and the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, proposed by the Natural Environment Research Council, has been abandoned following an international outcry.

  20. ADVERTISMENT Home > News > Breaking news 15 Dec 2010

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    Espinosa, Horacio D.

    ADVERTISMENT Home > News > Breaking news 15 Dec 2010 Researchers create new high-performance fiber News > Breaking news > Agriculture > Archaeology > Atmospheric Science > Biology > Cancer > Chemistry and Physics > Earth Science > Education > Infectious Diseases > Mathematics > Medicine & Health

  1. Open Access Week First of all, what is Open Access? Open Access (OA) is unrestricted, free,

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    Argerami, Martin

    access to scholarly research publications, including journal articles, reports, book chapters, and more copyright restrictions. It also benefits the general public by giving them access (without an expensiveOpen Access Week First of all, what is Open Access? Open Access (OA) is unrestricted, free, online

  2. The Azimuth Project: an Open-Access Educational Resource

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    Baez, J. C.

    2012-12-01

    The Azimuth Project is an online collaboration of scientists, engineers and programmers who are volunteering their time to do something about a wide range of environmental problems. The project has several aspects: 1) a wiki designed to make reliable, sourced information easy to find and accessible to a technically literate nonexperts, 2) a blog featuring expository articles and news items, 3) a project to write programs that explain basic concepts of climate physics and illustrate principles of good open-source software design, and 4) a project to develop mathematical tools for studying complex networked systems. We discuss the progress so far and some preliminary lessons. For example, enlisting the help of experts outside academia highlights the problems with pay-walled journals and the benefits of open access, as well as differences between how software development is done commercially, in the free software community, and in academe.

  3. enr.com: Engineering News-Record

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    With origins dating back to the 1800s, the Engineering News-Record (ENR) has served the construction industry for generations. Now published in an online edition, ENR has information about construction technology, power and industrial issues, environment, and much more. One of the most interesting sections of the site focuses on new projects around the world, describing innovative buildings and structures, transportation systems, or anything related to construction. Each issue has in-depth feature stories, and a recent one assessed the cleanup and rebuilding operations at the World Trade Center site. ENR is an excellent resource for technical and business related news.

  4. Reference Linking with DOIs: A Case Study [and] The Santa Fe Convention of the Open Archives Initiative [and] The UPS Prototype: An Experiment End-User Service across E-Print Archives [and] The Costs of Print, Fiche, and Digital Access: The Early Canadiana Online Project [and] Ad*Access: Seeking Copyright Permissions for a Digital Age.

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    Atkins, Helen; Lyons, Catherine; Ratner, Howard; Risher, Carol; Shillum, Chris; Sidman, David; Stevens, Andrew; Van de Sompel, Herbert; Lagoze, Carl; Van de Sompel, Herbert; Krichel, Thomas; Nelson, Michael L.; Hochstenbach, Patrick; Lyapunov, Victor M.; Maly, Kurt; Zubair, Mohammad; Kholief, Mohamed; Liu, Xiaoming; O'Connell, Heath; Kingma, Bruce R.; Pritcher, Lynn

    2000-01-01

    Includes five articles that discuss publishers' metadata hyperlinks with Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) on the Internet; the Santa Fe Convention of the Open Archives initiative (Oai) that promotes author self-archiving; the Universal Preprint Service; costs of digital, microfiche, and print access; and an online database of old print…

  5. Innovative project bridges art and science: Libraries bring artists and faculty together in online effort

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    12/5/13 KU Libraries: Innovative project bridges art and science; KU Libraries bring artists and faculty together in online effort www.lib.ku.edu/news/fromthegroundup.shtml 1/2 The University of Kansas Libraries Libraries Home Articles & Databases... are working to ensure a life for these images beyond just this project,” said Sarah Goodwin Thiel, KU’s digital services librarian. “One of the goals of Scholar Services is to continually add to and build the digital image collection, accessible to both KU...

  6. Open Access Capture of Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Using an Online Patient-Reported Outcomes Instrument

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    Jansen, Jan BMJ; van Oijen, Martijn GH

    2012-01-01

    Background Persons with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) frequently search online for information about causes and treatment options. The GerdQ self-assessment questionnaire can be used for diagnosis of GERD and follow-up of symptoms. Objectives To assess whether it is feasible (1) to study the prevalence and impact of GERD in persons visiting a GERD information website, and (2) to identify partial responsiveness to proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy using the GerdQ. Methods All visitors (aged 18–79 years) to a GERD information website between November 2008 and May 2011 were invited to complete the GerdQ online. The GerdQ questionnaire consists of 6 questions (score per question: 0–3). In respondents who did not use PPIs, we used the questionnaire to identify those with GERD (total score ?8) and assess the influence of these symptoms on their daily life, divided into low (total score <3 on impact questions) and high impact (total score ?3 on impact questions). In PPI users, we used the GerdQ to quantify partial responsiveness by any report of heartburn, regurgitation, sleep disturbance, or over-the-counter medication use for more than 1 day in the preceding week. We subsequently asked GerdQ respondents scoring ?8 to complete the disease-specific Quality of Life in Reflux and Dyspepsia (QOLRAD) questionnaire. Results A total of 131,286 visitors completed the GerdQ, of whom 80.23% (n = 105,329) did not use a PPI. Of these, we identified 67,379 respondents (63.97%) to have GERD (n = 32,935; 48.88% high impact). We invited 14,028 non-PPI users to complete the QOLRAD questionnaire, of whom 1231 (8.78%) completed the questionnaire. Mean total QOLRAD scores were 5.14 (SEM 0.04) for those with high-impact GERD and 5.77 (SEM 0.04) for those with low-impact GERD (P < .001). In PPI users, 22,826 of 25,957 respondents (87.94%) reported partial responsiveness. We invited 6238 PPI users to complete the QOLRAD questionnaire, of whom 599 (9.60%) completed the disease-specific quality-of-life questionnaire. Mean total QOLRAD scores were 4.62 (SEM 0.05) for partial responders and 5.88 (SEM 0.14) for adequate responders (P < .001). Conclusions The GerdQ identified GERD in many website respondents and measured partial responsiveness in the majority of PPI users. Both non-PPI users with GERD and PPI users with partial responsiveness were associated with a decreased health-related quality of life. We have shown the feasibility of GERD patient identification online. PMID:23611985

  7. Climate Research Online

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    Inter-Research, a German-based scientific publisher, offers Climate Research (CR) Online, a scientific journal detailing the interactions of climate with organisms, ecosystems, and human societies. Currently, CR Online offers free access to the full text and graphics for all issues starting with Vol. 10 (1998). Articles (.pdf format) may be browsed online or downloaded at the site. Tables of Contents and abstracts are available for most issues before 1998. The CR Online site offers search capabilities for all CR articles since 1995. In addition, author instructions, a list of forthcoming articles, and a full listing of CR's special issues are accessible through the site.

  8. SD Online

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    The European Foundation presents SD Online, a special feature of the Sustainable Development pages. SD Online is a full-text database of the Foundation's resources which "explore specific facets of the sustainability debate and take advantage of the Foundation's research in a variety of areas." Beginning in 1998, the databases have grown to include a Networks database, tools database, as well as databases on SME support initiatives and education and training. Each searchable and browseable database must be accessed separately using the sidebar menu on the right, and each offers a brief explanation of the information within the database, as well as fully cataloged records.

  9. Fall Meeting science covered widely in news and social media

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    Weiss, Peter

    2012-02-01

    Journalists found a lot to report about at the 2011 Fall Meeting, which has so far generated about 1800 stories in news outlets worldwide. More than 135 reporters covered the meeting, representing a broad range of print, online, and broadcast news sources in the United States, Europe, and Japan. To assist those reporters, AGU staff conducted and Web-streamed an unprecedented 25 press events at the meeting—mostly press conferences bringing together scientists presenting newsworthy fndings and journalists eager for stories.

  10. Welcome JCE Subscriber! You've Got Online+!

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    Jon L. Holmes

    1999-01-01

    Beginning September 1999, all JCE subscribers, print subscribers and JCE Online+ subscribers, have access to all areas of JCE Online. Previously some JCE Online resources were restricted to JCE Online+ subscribers. But no longer! Now all JCE subscribers have access to all JCE Online has to offer. JCE is a multimedia publisher that strives to bring you the information and

  11. Adding value to financial news by computer

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    Philip J. Hayes; Steven P. Weinstein

    1991-01-01

    Recent advances in software permit applications where computers can intelligently process text based on its content. Since so much financial information is available first (and sometimes only) in textual form, these developments have great significant for Wall Street. The authors describe a deployed application that enhances access to financial news stories by categorizing them (as corporate acquisitions, earning reports, etc.)

  12. Viruses, Trojan Horses, and Other Badware: Information and Implications for Online Searchers.

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    Clancy, Steve

    1988-01-01

    Discusses the various forms of computer viruses and the threat they pose to online databases. Available protection programs are described, and a list of online sources of protection programs and news is provided. (14 references) (CLB)

  13. Facilitating climate change assessments by providing easy access to data and decision-support tools on-line

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    Bachelet, D. M.

    2012-12-01

    Public land managers are under increasing pressure to consider the potential impacts of climate change but they often lack access to the necessary scientific information and the support to interpret projections. Over 27% of the United States land area are designated as protected areas (e.g. National Parks and Wilderness Areas) including 76,900,000 ha of National Forests areas for which management plans need to be revised to prepare for climate change. Projections of warmer drier conditions raise concerns about extended summer drought, increased fire risks and potential pest/insect outbreaks threatening the carbon sequestration potential of the region as well as late summer water availability. Downscaled climate projections, soil vulnerability indices, and simulated climate change impacts on vegetation cover, fire frequency, carbon stocks, as well as species range shifts, have been uploaded in databasin.org to provide easy access to documented information that can be displayed, shared, and freely manipulated on line. We have uploaded NARCCAP scenarios and provided animations and time series display to look at regional and temporal trends in climate projections. We have uploaded simulation results of vegetation shifts from the global scale to local national parks and shared results with concerned managers. We have used combinations of vegetation models and niche models to evaluate wildlife resilience to future conditions. We have designed fuzzy logic models for ecological assessment projects and made them available on the Data Basin web site. We describe how we have used all this information to quantify climate change vulnerability for a variety of ecosystems, developing new web tools to provide comparative summaries of the various types of spatial and temporal data available for different regions.

  14. News / Events Home > News / Events : News > Business > SGS to Showcase Its Wind Energy Servic...

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    Home News / Events NEWS Corporate Business Archives Home > News / Events : News > Business > SGS to Showcase Its Wind Energy Servic... FOCUS ON MORE NEWS SGS to Conduct AWS Certified and Conditions Search Term... Business Lines Activities Service Finder Our Clients News / Events Investor

  15. PLANET EARTH STRANGE NEWS

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    Wenseleers, Tom

    TECH HEALTH PLANET EARTH SPACE STRANGE NEWS ANIMALS HISTORY HUMAN NATURE SHOP 504kLikeLike +24142 Follow TECH HEALTH PLANET EARTH SPACE STRANGE NEWS ANIMALS HISTORY HUMAN NATURE SHOP TRENDING: Military

  16. News ScienceInsider Physics Fusion "Breakthrough" at NIF? Uh, Not Really ... AAAS.ORG FEEDBACK HELP LIBRARIANS

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    News » ScienceInsider » Physics » Fusion "Breakthrough" at NIF? Uh, Not Really ... AAAS.ORG FEEDBACK HELP LIBRARIANS ALERTS ACCESS RIGHTS MY ACCOUNT SIGN IN ADVANCEDDaily News DANIEL CLERY EMAIL ME on a report on the BBC News website. The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National

  17. A multi-step approach to improving NASA Earth Science data access and use for decision support through online and hands-on training

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    Prados, A. I.; Gupta, P.; Mehta, A. V.; Schmidt, C.; Blevins, B.; Carleton-Hug, A.; Barbato, D.

    2014-12-01

    NASA's Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET), http://arset.gsfc.nasa.gov, within NASA's Applied Sciences Program, has been providing applied remote sensing training since 2008. The goals of the program are to develop the technical and analytical skills necessary to utilize NASA resources for decision-support, and to help end-users navigate through the vast data resources freely available. We discuss our multi-step approach to improving data access and use of NASA satellite and model data for air quality, water resources, disaster, and land management. The program has reached over 1600 participants world wide using a combined online and interactive approach. We will discuss lessons learned as well as best practices and success stories in improving the use of NASA Earth Science resources archived at multiple data centers by end-users in the private and public sectors. ARSET's program evaluation method for improving the program and assessing the benefits of trainings to U.S and international organizations will also be described.

  18. NatureNews

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    NatureNews is the science news website of the journal Nature. The site provides a daily summary of news about research and discoveries in life, physical and applied sciences, and clinical medicine. Materials include a daily top story, featured stories, videos, a news blog, and event announcements. There are also longer format reports, opinion features, podcasts, and an archive of past issues organized by year and month.

  19. Tools for assessing the quality and accessibility of online health information: initial testing among breast cancer websites.

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    Whitten, Pamela; Nazione, Samantha; Lauckner, Carolyn

    2013-12-01

    Health websites are used frequently, but there are many concerns about their value as information sources. Additionally, there are numerous personal barriers that prevent individuals from wholly benefitting from them. In order to assess the quality of health websites and their accessibility to users, we created tools based on previous research that examine design aspects, information validity, motivational health content and literacy content. To test these tools, we examined 155 breast cancer websites and created scores for each assessment tool to describe the percent of constructs on the average website. Results demonstrated that websites performed best on the design tool followed by the information validity, motivational health content and literacy assessment tools. The average website contained the majority of the design and information validity constructs, but only about a third of the motivational health or literacy constructs. Multiple items from the motivational health content and literacy assessment tools were not found on any of the websites, and many were only represented on a handful of sites. Overall, the assessment tools were useful in evaluating the quality of websites, and could serve as valuable resources for health website developers in the future. PMID:23957628

  20. Online Investing: Surf the Stocks

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    Whether it be the meteoric rise in Internet company stocks or the President's plan to invest Social Security funds in the stock market, Wall Street is getting quite a bit of press these days. Another related story that has received a great deal of attention is the strong growth in online investing. This new CNET (last described in the November 6, 1998 Scout Report) topic center attempts to decipher all the buzz and present users with the information they need to decide whether or not online investing is for them. The site features four articles taking readers from the decision to invest to managing their online portfolios, online investing news, computer security tips and applications, investing downloads (PC only), and a selection of briefly annotated links to investment news and service sites.

  1. Weekly Media Summary from the Media Relations team 4 November 2013 News this week

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    Aickelin, Uwe

    UWE researchers develop artificial heart to pump human waste to power future robots Press and online-bot-beats-blockages-with-printed- heart.html Laboratory Talk http://www.uk/electronics/news/researchers-give-urine-powered-robot-new- heart/1017443.article E Science News http://esciencenews.com/articles/2013/11/07/artificial.heart

  2. NMSU RESEARCH NEWS Newsletter of the Office of the Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies,

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    Johnson, Eric E.

    , and International Programs NMSU Researchers Receive NASA/EPSCoR Award to Develop Future Astrobiology A U G U-RELATED NEWS ONLINE AT HTTP://RESEARCH.NMSU.EDU/NEWS Page 2 · NMSU Researchers Receive NASA/EPSCoR Award Page 3 · Recipients of the 7th Annual URC Awards Page 5 · NMSU Faculty Wins Outstanding Ornamental Publication Award

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    username ········ Log In s f Latest News Formal Complaint over Gameshow Coverage Contestants in TS Success Story s f Angel News Sex-changing animals obey the laws of nature by Joanna on 24 October 2003 pool. Full News List Post your comment on this item Comments: Comment by: on 26/10/2003 06:50:00Becky

  4. Alumni News President's Corner

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    Bolding, M. Chad

    1 Fall 2005 Forestry Alumni News President's Corner Sam Coker, President CUFA 2004-2006 Fall but I have had my fill of dreadful news about hurricanes and all the other catastrophes so prevalent in the news. Fall is the season we all look forward to for great weather and outdoor gatherings. It's time

  5. Search.. Go Published News

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    Kowalczykowski, Stephen C.

    Tweet 1 Search.. Go Log in · Published News · Cell.com · Biotechnology and Bioengineering · Cancer Page 1 of 2UC Davis study shows how DNA finds its match | Cell Press Daily News Aggregator 6/17/2013http://news.cell.com/story.php?title=uc-davis-study-shows-how-dna-finds-its-match #12;5. Artificial

  6. Aviation News

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    Whether you're a fan of Airbus or Boeing, Quantas or Aer Lingus, this website provides very thorough coverage of the airline industry. The Flight Global group's motto is "serious about aviation", and it shows on their homepage, where visitors can find over thirteen sections dedicated to air transport, helicopters, training, and spaceflight. The more casual user may just wish to click on a few of the "Latest News Headlines", but dedicated aeronautics devotees may wish to sign up for their e-newsletter and their RSS feed. Moving down the site's homepage, visitors can cruise on in to the "What's Hot" area and the "Jobs" section, which might be useful for future members of a flight crew or those looking to make a more dramatic career change. Of course, any visit to this site would be woefully incomplete if visitors didn't take a look at profiles of the Airbus 380, the Boeing 747, and many other planes in the "Dynamic Aircraft Profiles" area of the site.

  7. NewsStand: a new view on news

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    Benjamin E. Teitler; Michael D. Lieberman; Daniele Panozzo; Jagan Sankaranarayanan; Hanan Samet; Jon Sperling

    2008-01-01

    News articles contain a wealth of implicit geographic content that if exposed to readers improves understanding of today's news. However, most articles are not explicitly geotagged with their geographic content, and few news aggregation systems expose this content to users. A new system named NewsStand is presented that collects, analyzes, and displays news stories in a map interface, thus leveraging

  8. News@hand: A Semantic Web Approach to Recommending News

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    Cantador, Ivįn

    News@hand: A Semantic Web Approach to Recommending News Ivįn Cantador, Alejandro Bellogķn, Pablo, Spain {ivan.cantador, alejandro.bellogin, pablo.castells}@uam.es Abstract. We present News@hand, a news recommender system which applies Semantic Web technologies to describe and relate news contents and user

  9. Space Today Online

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    Anthony R. Curtis, Ph.D.

    2006-03-07

    This online magazine is intended to provide accurate information on past, present, and future human activities in and about space, including space science, history, research, space flight, solar system exploration, deep space astronomy, and cosmology. It features news articles on space vehicles, astronauts, coming launches and landings, satellite missions, telescopes, and many other topics. The site also provides image galleries, videos, and resources for teachers such as lesson plans, book reviews, tutorials, and other items.

  10. Online Journal Pricing

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Bill Robnett

    1998-01-01

    Many commercial, association, and university press publishers have transferred the two-tier subscription plan into the online journals environment. First-copy costs are generally charged to institutional and nonmember subscribers. Some associations are permitting access to electronic and print formats for the price of the print subscription. Others charge a relatively modest add-on cost for access to the online version. A few

  11. From the SPR news editor

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    Patricia H. Reiff

    1986-01-01

    This issue marks the inaugural of the SPR News section, which is joining The Oceanography Report, Water-Watch, The VGP News, and the Mineal Physics News as section reports. Like those reports, we will bring together news particularly of interest to the AGU solar-planetary relations (SPR) membership. Our first news item of that typed is a report from the outgoing SPR

  12. Enhanced Authentication In Online Banking

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Gregory D. Williamson

    The online banking environment has grown tremendously over the past several years and will continue to grow as financial institutions continue to strive to allow customers to complete money transfers, pay bills, and access critical information online. During this same time, online banking has been plagued by Internet criminals and fraudsters attempting to steal customer information. Phishing, pharming, and other

  13. Home News Blogs Forums Wiki Members More Current page: News / News

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    Leigh, David A.

    Home News Blogs Forums Wiki Members More » Current page: News / News Ads by Goooooogle Plasma.tecan.com News Nanoscale machines move liquid mountains Controlled by light, transport the equivalent of world membership is free! Learn more Page 1 of 2Nanoscale machines move liquid mountains | Betterhumans > News 18

  14. Space and Earth Sciences News Your daily source for the latest space and earth sciences news

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    Nahar, Sultana Nurun

    Space and Earth Sciences News Your daily source for the latest space and earth sciences news Home (http://www.news-about-space.org/) Earth Sciences (http://www.news-about-space.org/earth-sciences-news/) Astronomy (http://www.news-about-space.org/astronomy-news/) Environment (http://www.news-about-space.org/environment-news

  15. Estimation of the bio-accessible fraction of Cr, As, Cd and Pb in locally available bread using on-line continuous leaching method coupled to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry.

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    Lamsal, Ram P; Beauchemin, Diane

    2015-03-31

    A previously developed, efficient and simple on-line leaching method was used to assess the maximum bio-accessible fraction (assuming no synergistic effect from other food and beverage) of potentially toxic elements (Cr, As, Cd and Pb) in whole wheat brown and white bread samples. Artificial saliva, gastric juice and intestinal juice were successively pumped into a mini-column, packed with bread (maintained at 37 °C) connected on-line to the nebulizer of an inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) instrument equipped with a collision-reaction interface (CRI) using hydrogen as reaction gas to minimize carbon- and chlorine-based polyatomic interferences. In contrast to the conventional batch method to which it was compared, this approach provides real-time monitoring of potentially toxic elements that are continuously released during leaching. Mass balance for both methods was verified at the 95% confidence level. Results obtained from the whole wheat brown and white bread showed that the majority of Cr, Cd and Pb was leached by gastric juice but, in contrast, the majority of As was leached by saliva. While there was higher total content for elements in whole wheat bread than in white bread, a higher percentage of elements were bio-accessible in white bread than in whole wheat bread. Both the on-line and batch methods indicate that 40-98% of toxic elements in bread samples are bio-accessible. While comparison of total analyte concentrations with provisional tolerable daily intake values may indicate some serious health concern for children, when accounting for the bio-accessibility of these elements, bread consumption is found to be safe for all ages. PMID:25813023

  16. Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds

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    ... of nutrition because it does not provide complete nutrition for human infants," Keim said. For the study, published online ... Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; Kim Updegrove, president, Human Milk Banking Association ... and Newborn Nutrition Recent Health News

  17. The Online Books Page

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    Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Library, the Online Books Page Web site "facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet...and aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all." The over 18,000 listings can be searched or browsed by author, title, and subject, of which every major physical science subject is represented. Each listing is linked to an outside Web site, making its availability unpredictable, but the shear number of books that are accessible make the Online Books Page a great resource.

  18. About Cambridge University Press.........................2 About Cambridge Books Online .............................2

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    Wu, Yih-Min

    users, meaning anyone who wants to may access the resource 24 hours a day. With online access to unique Books Online .............................2 Homepage is to further the University's objective of advancing knowledge, education, learning, and research. Cambridge

  19. 2012 Retention Review Guide Online Annual Retention Review

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    2012 Retention Review Guide Online Annual Retention Review Of TenureTrack Faculty The University of Tennessee Office of Information Technology 08/30/2012 Online Performance Review System Retention Review Steps...................................................4 How to access the Online

  20. News & Events - Team Science Toolkit

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    Skip to main content at the National Institutes of Health www.cancer.gov Home About Team Science About the Toolkit Discover Contribute Connect News & Events About Us News & Events Add an item Login required News and events, funding opportunities,

  1. Online Teaching in the Digital Age

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    Swenson, Pat; Taylor, Nancy A.

    2012-01-01

    "Online Teaching in the Digital Age" provides educators with the essential knowledge needed to successfully develop and teach an online course. Throughout this practical hands-on guide, the authors offer 15 years of personal online teaching experience in language accessible to both the novice and advanced online educator. Developed through theory…

  2. EuroNews

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    Created in 1992 in Lyons, France, EuroNews is a European Broadcasting Union initiative that was started by a group of European public broadcasters interested in providing European viewers with a diverse set of perspectives of regional and international news. The site will be of interest to anyone with an interest in viewing recent news briefs about a number of important topics of relevance, such as political affairs within the European Union, cultural activities, and technological innovations within various parts of the EU. Visitors can also view a weekly schedule for EuroNews, or elect to view the latest news update from EuroNews. As might be expected, the site may be viewed in a number of languages, including German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Russian.

  3. Science 360 News Service

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    The Science 360 News Service gathers news "from wherever science is happening." It is a valuable service sponsored by the National Science Foundation featuring video clips, interviews, and solid news reporting. On their homepage, visitors can look over Today's Video, which might feature anything from a nanosponge that can soak up oil spills to new carbon forms. After that, visitors should head on over to the Breaking Story area of the site, which profiles a new story from the world of science. The section What the Blogs Are Saying Today is a great way to stay up to date with breaking science news, as it brings together the latest from NPR, Earthsky, Scientific American, and other high quality resources. Visitors can also click on the Sections heading which includes hundreds of photographs, news videos, and links to a world of other science news sites.

  4. The Relationship between Searches Performed in Online Databases and the Number of Full-Text Articles Accessed: Measuring the Interaction between Database and E-Journal Collections

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    Alain R. Lamothe

    2011-01-01

    The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a quantitative analysis exploring the interaction and relationship between the online database and electronic journal collections at the J. N. Desmarais Library of Laurentian University. A very strong relationship exists between the number of searches and the size of the online database collection where the larger a database collection,

  5. Broadcast News Salaries Stabilize

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Bob Papper

    2012-01-01

    The 2009 RTDNA\\/Hofstra University Annual Survey found local television and radio news salaries largely stagnant, with increases of 2.5% in TV and radio salaries unchanged. That was a decided improvement for both TV and radio over the year before—when both radio and TV news salaries actually declined. And with inflation nonexistent in 2009, news people really did hold their own.

  6. Media KitCampus Advertisers About UIC News

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    Illinois at Chicago, University of

    Media KitCampus Advertisers 2014­2015 #12;Contents About UIC News How to Advertise Advertising by clients in tif, jpg, eps or pdf format. Please upload your advertisement with your online order form to refuse or cancel advertising for inappropriate content. This includes, without limitation, advertisements

  7. News Photographers, Librarians, Tags, and Controlled Vocabularies: Balancing the Forces

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Diane Neal

    2008-01-01

    This article discusses a survey distributed to photojournalism professionals in order to determine their metadata preferences for photograph retrieval in an online archival system. Their top preferences included: named objects, specific events occurring in the photograph, browsing, and photographer-supplied keywords. Findings included problems with news photographers' metadata quality as well as librarians' inability to supply all the necessary metadata in

  8. News and Views International hydrogen association for hydrogen energy

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    Mench, Matthew M.

    News and Views International hydrogen association for hydrogen energy design competition applied Laboratory, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37916, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Available online 7 July 2011 Keywords: Fuel cell

  9. ERCIM NEWS 89 April 201234 Special Theme: Big Data

    E-print Network

    Politécnica de Madrid, Universidad

    ERCIM NEWS 89 April 201234 Special Theme: Big Data CumuloNimbo aims at architecting and developing ease of programming, consistency, and high scalability. Big Data applications have so far focused on batch processing. The next step for Big Data is to move to the online world. This shift will raise

  10. IT Information, News You Can Use NEW THIS YEAR

    E-print Network

    Brownstone, Rob

    online. See Security for more information. Contact the Help Desk for assistance with passwordsIT Information, News You Can Use NEW THIS YEAR Office 365 Email and Collaboration Tools is being are increasingly having a large impact on the delivery of instruction. SERVICES Information Technology Services

  11. Supporting Online Services in Environments Constrained by Communication

    E-print Network

    of "online" services offering access to frequently updated information is growing rapidly. While systems have, their approaches do not handle access to online services well. This thesis examines the problem of designing online implemented by the Oasis system, which has been designed to allow the easy deployment of online services

  12. Supporting Online Services in Environments Constrained by Communication

    E-print Network

    of ``online'' services offering access to frequently updated information is growing rapidly. While systems, their approaches do not handle access to online services well. This thesis examines the problem of designing online implemented by the Oasis system, which has been designed to allow the easy deployment of online services

  13. A minority research and education information service: Design, develop, pilot test, and implement on-line access for historically black colleges and universities and government agencies. Annual status report, September 28, 1992--September 27, 1993

    SciTech Connect

    Rodman, J.A.

    1993-08-01

    The goal of the MOLIS project was to develop, design, and pilot test on-line access to current information on minority colleges and universities as well as federal minority opportunities. Federal Information Exchange, Inc. (FIE), a diversified information services company recognized by researchers and educators as a leader in the field of information delivery services, was awarded a 5 year small business research grant to develop and implement MOLIS. Since going on-line on April 29, 1991, MOLIS has provided current information on 138 Black and Hispanic colleges and universities -- including faculty and student profiles, financial data, research centers and equipment information, precollege and education programs, emerging capabilities, enrollment data, administrative personnel data, and current events -- as well as minority opportunities from participating federal agencies. Six federal agencies are currently participating in MOLIS, including: Agency for International Development; Department of Commerce; Department of Energy; Department of Housing and Urban Development; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and National Science Foundation.

  14. UK Online PE System Completing the Online PE for Employees HR Training & Development Page 1 of 6

    E-print Network

    Hayes, Jane E.

    UK Online PE System ­ Completing the Online PE for Employees HR Training & Development Page 1 of 6 As of 12/05/2013 This guide focuses on the steps employees need to take to complete the Online PE process. Accessing the UK Online PE System and basic navigation are covered in prior user guides. To access

  15. PBS Online NewsHour: Wind Power

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of wind as an alternative energy source--specifically, the offshore Cape Wind project proposed for Nantucket Sound in Massachusetts--together with instructional materials. Includes a lesson plan on alternative energy, animation of a wind turbine, chart of sources of energy, and stories on the Cape Wind project.

  16. Online News Media Bias Analysis using an

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    Minai, Ali A.

    language processing (NLP) methods to identify the different agents' personality traits with respect to various topics or concepts. An agent's personality traits affect its inclination to word a certain event

  17. PBS Online NewsHour: Tracking Hurricanes

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of efforts to forecast the path of hurricanes and the extent of their destruction. Includes hurricane basic facts and figures and a Q-and-A with a scientist about tracking hurricanes. Main story is available as streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

  18. PBS Online NewsHour: Polar Discoveries

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of the Arctic and Antarctic research planned for the International Polar Year, together with instructional materials. Includes lesson plan on Arctic warming, profiles of researchers, audio slide show on Antarctic dry-valley organisms, and stories on research projects.

  19. PBS Online NewsHour: Nanotechnology

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    In-depth coverage of the uses of nanotechnology, together with instructional materials. Includes a lesson plan on understanding nanoscale dimensions, a slide show, and Q-and-A with the creators of a museum exhibit aimed at explaining nanotechnology. Main story available as streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

  20. 10.1101/gr.123901.111Access the most recent version at doi: 2012 22: 755-765 originally published online January 23, 2012Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    Watkins, Joseph C.

    .html#ref-list-1 This article cites 56 articles, 23 of which can be accessed free at: Open Access Open Access. Rasmussen1 and Manolis Kellis1 Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts 02139, USA Gene phylogenies provide a rich source of information about the way evolution shapes genomes

  1. Software News and Updates NUPACK: Analysis and Design of Nucleic Acid Systems

    E-print Network

    Pierce, Niles A.

    Software News and Updates NUPACK: Analysis and Design of Nucleic Acid Systems JOSEPH N. ZADEH,1 online 19 July 2010 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com). Abstract: The Nucleic Acid Package (NUPACK) is a growing software suite for the analysis and design of nucleic acid systems. The NUPACK web

  2. NSF Web Site News From the Field

    E-print Network

    Rogers, John A.

    NSF Web Site News News News From the Field For the News Media Special Reports Research Overviews NSF-Wide Investments Speeches & Lectures Multimedia Gallery NSF Current Newsletter News Archive News transfer element (translucent). Credit and Larger Page 1 of 3nsf.gov - News - The Shape of Things to Come

  3. The "Roles" of the Game: The Influence of News Consumption Patterns on the Role Conceptions of Journalism Students

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Tandoc, Edson C., Jr.

    2014-01-01

    This study is based on a survey of 364 undergraduate journalism students and looks at how news consumption patterns influence the journalistic role conceptions that students hold. This study finds that students rated the interpreter role as most important. Students who prioritized the interpreter role also tend to get their news from online

  4. 45 CFR 702.16 - Attendance of news media at public sessions.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 3 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Attendance of news media at public sessions. 702.16 Section 702.16 Public...COMMISSION Hearings and Reports § 702.16 Attendance of news media at public sessions. Reasonable access for coverage...

  5. 45 CFR 702.16 - Attendance of news media at public sessions.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 3 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Attendance of news media at public sessions. 702.16 Section 702.16 Public...COMMISSION Hearings and Reports § 702.16 Attendance of news media at public sessions. Reasonable access for coverage...

  6. 45 CFR 702.16 - Attendance of news media at public sessions.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Attendance of news media at public sessions. 702.16 Section 702.16 Public...COMMISSION Hearings and Reports § 702.16 Attendance of news media at public sessions. Reasonable access for coverage...

  7. Online Writery

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Online Writery at the University of Missouri, Columbia, is a student-oriented writing and learning environment that includes both communication and information resources: e-mail, access to two MOOs , writing resources, teaching resources, and paperless papers. It is a place to write and read and talk, a place to learn stuff. It is a resource you can use whether you are writing for a class or not. These pages are made of the stuff writers (of any kind) need: information about writing, and opportunities to talk with other writers.

  8. SciNews: Incorporating Science Current Events in 21st Century Classrooms

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    DiMaggio, E.

    2011-12-01

    Middle school students are instructed with the aid of textbooks, lectures, and activities to teach topics that satisfy state standards. However, teaching materials created to convey standard-aligned science concepts often leave students asking how the content relates to their lives and why they should be learning it. Conveying relevance is important for student learning and retention, especially in science where abstract concepts can often be incorrectly perceived as irrelevant. One way to create an educational link between classroom content and everyday life is through the use of scientific current events. Students read, hear, and watch media coverage of natural events (such as the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan), but do not necessarily relate the scientific information from media sources to classroom studies. Taking advantage of these brief 'teachable moments'--when student interest is high--provides a valuable opportunity to make classroom-to-everyday life associations and to incorporate inquiry based learning. To address this need, I create pre-packaged current event materials for middle to high school teachers that align to state standards, and which are short, effective, and easy to implement in the classroom. Each lesson takes approximately 15-30 minutes to implement, allowing teachers time to facilitate brief but meaningful discussions. I assemble materials within approximately one week of the regional or global science event, consisting of short slide shows, maps, videos, pictures, and real-time data. I use a listserv to send biweekly emails to subscribed instructors containing the current event topic and a link to download the materials. All materials are hosted on the Arizona State University Education Outreach SciNews website (http://sese.asu.edu/teacher-resources) and are archived. Currently, 285 educators subscribe to the SciNews listserv, representing 36 states and 19 countries. In order to assess the effectiveness and usefulness of SciNews materials, each lesson links to a brief online survey. I ask educators for basic information (grade level, number of students) as well as feedback on lesson content, accessibility of media types used, agreement with standards, and general comments on how to improve SciNews. Survey results show that SciNews lessons have been implemented in elementary through college classrooms. Comments express an overall agreement that Scinews lessons facilitate classroom discussion, heighten student interest in the topic, and that lessons are easy to use and modify. Current events help demonstrate to students that, unlike fact-filled textbooks suggest, science is not static and scientists are actively investigating many 'textbook' concepts. Showing students the process and progressive nature of scientific information reinforces critical thinking rather than pure memorization.

  9. Broadcast News Writing.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Smeyak, Paul G.

    This book is designed to introduce the fundamentals of broadcast news writing. The first three chapters concern leads, organization of material, and grammar and style. Chapter four brings the news writer into contact with the technological and aesthetic demands of radio and discusses interviews, lead-ins, and tag lines. Chapter five deals with…

  10. Renewable Energy News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Renewable Energy News is a comprehensive source which provides world-wide updates on all aspects of renewable energies. The site provides links to organizations and web directories of related products and information. The site is organized in a user-friendly way with issues organized by topic or region. Science, technology, economy energy, and nuclear review are highlighted areas of news.

  11. Water Resources News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Water Resources division of the US Geological Service provides this water news resource, tracking current water-related events and recent publications from across the US. Recent news items include: flooding in Texas, the impacts of Hurricane Bonnie, the release of a USGS report on water use in the US, and stream-flow data from Puerto Rico, to name a few.

  12. Web Accessibility Accessibility

    E-print Network

    Oklahoma, University of

    Web Accessibility #12;Accessibility Webaim This is a pre-y prolific site that vary based on the type of web content. StaFc, content managed and dynamic web sites can benefit from our accessibility review service. Rich media

  13. Text-based search of TV news stories

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Mohan, Rakesh

    1996-11-01

    Our goal is to enable viewers to access TV programs based on their content. Towards this end, we present a system that automatically captures and processes TV news programs into a database that can be searched over the internet. Users browse this database by submitting simple English queries. The results of the query is a hyperlinked list of matching news stories. Clicking on any item in the list immediately launches a video of the pertinent part of the news broadcast. We segment TV news broadcasts into distinct news stories. We then index each story as a separate entity. In reply to a query, videos for these news stories are displayed rather than the whole TV program. News program s ar usually accompanied by a transcript in closed caption text. The closed caption text contains markers for story boundaries. Due to the live nature of TV news programs, the closed caption lags the actual audio/video by varying amounts of time up to a few seconds. The closed caption text, thus, has to be shifted to be aligned in time to the video. We use video and audio events to do this synchronization. The closed caption for each story is entered into a database. In response to a query, the database retrieves and ranks the matching closed caption stores. An HTML document is returned to the user which lists: 1) the name and time of the news program that this story belongs to, 2) thumbnails providing a visual summary of the story, 3) closed caption text. To view a news story, the user simply clicks on an item form the list and the video for that story is streamed onto a media player at the user side. This system maintains the manner of presentation of the media, namely video for TV programs, while allowing the common search and selection techniques used on the web.

  14. Unified analysis of streaming news

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Amr Ahmed; Qirong Ho; Jacob Eisenstein; Eric P. Xing; Alexander J. Smola; Choon Hui Teo

    2011-01-01

    News clustering, categorization and analysis are key components of any news portal. They require algorithms capable of dealing with dynamic data to cluster, interpret and to temporally aggregate news articles. These three tasks are often solved separately. In this paper we present a unified framework to group incoming news articles into temporary but tightly-focused storylines, to identify prevalent topics and

  15. Incremental visual text analytics of news story development

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Krstajic, Milos; Najm-Araghi, Mohammad; Mansmann, Florian; Keim, Daniel A.

    2012-01-01

    Online news sources produce thousands of news articles every day, reporting on local and global real-world events. New information quickly replaces the old, making it difficult for readers to put current events in the context of the past. Additionally, the stories have very complex relationships and characteristics that are difficult to model: they can be weakly or strongly connected, or they can merge or split over time. In this paper, we present a visual analytics system for exploration of news topics in dynamic information streams, which combines interactive visualization and text mining techniques to facilitate the analysis of similar topics that split and merge over time. We employ text clustering techniques to automatically extract stories from online news streams and present a visualization that: 1) shows temporal characteristics of stories in different time frames with different level of detail; 2) allows incremental updates of the display without recalculating the visual features of the past data; 3) sorts the stories by minimizing clutter and overlap from edge crossings. By using interaction, stories can be filtered based on their duration and characteristics in order to be explored in full detail with details on demand. To demonstrate the usefulness of our system, case studies with real news data are presented and show the capabilities for detailed dynamic text stream exploration.

  16. A minority research and education information service: Design, develop, pilot test, and implement on-line access for historically black colleges and universities and government agencies. Annual status report, April 1, 1991--March 31, 1992

    SciTech Connect

    Rodman, J.A.

    1992-06-01

    This Annual Status Report describes the design, development and implementation of the Minority On-Line Information Service (MOLIS) project by Federal Information Exchange, Inc. for the period of April 1, 1991 to March 31, 1992. Summary information detailing developments prior to this reporting period will also be included to establish a comprehensive perspective of the project. The goal of the MOLIS project, was to develop, design, pilot test on-line access to current information on minority colleges and universities and federal minority opportunities. Federal Information Exchange, Inc. (FIE), a diversified information services company recognized by researchers and educators as a leader in the field of information delivery services, was awarded a 5 year small business research grant to develop and implement MOLIS. Since April 29, 1991, the inauguration of its on-line service, MOLIS has provided current information on 138 Black and Hispanic colleges and universities -- including faculty and student profiles, financial data, research centers and equipment information, pre-college and education programs, emerging capabilities, enrollment data, administrative personnel data, and current events -- as well as minority opportunities from 8 participating federal agencies.

  17. Internet News Radio

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Internet News Radio (iNR) is an audio news program which uses RealAudio software allowing Internet users to play audio files "on-demand" over the Internet, including through a standard modem connection. Most stories are broadcast in both French and English. Each week major stories relevant to the Internet are covered, as well as related technology news. iNR also offers audio articles containing movie reviews, software reviews, and feature stories. Pointers to Web sites relevant to stories are provided. Note that RealAudio now supports 28.8 modem connections in its 2.0 beta version.

  18. Medical News Today

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This website presents Medical News Today, an organization based in the United Kingdom, aimed at providing "the latest news headlines from the world of medicine and healthcare today and every day." The site offers 19 pages of recent news headline lists, with each headline hyperlinked to its article (or part of its article). Most article pages contain an original URL or some other contact or source information. In addition, the article pages allow site visitors to write an opinion piece about the article, as well as view other visitors' opinions. This website also provides search engines for medical abbreviations and terms, and links to information about healthcare, conditions, and patient resources.

  19. 29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ...OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT Requirements for Exemption § 793.8 “News editor.” A news editor is an employee who gathers, edits and rewrites the news. He may also select and prepare news items for broadcast and present...

  20. 29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ...OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT Requirements for Exemption § 793.8 “News editor.” A news editor is an employee who gathers, edits and rewrites the news. He may also select and prepare news items for broadcast and present...

  1. 29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ...OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT Requirements for Exemption § 793.8 “News editor.” A news editor is an employee who gathers, edits and rewrites the news. He may also select and prepare news items for broadcast and present...

  2. Increasing access to patient records.

    PubMed

    Gladwin, Jacqui

    By 2015, all patients are expected to be able to order prescriptions and book appointments online, as well as being able to access their own GP-held records. This will undoubtedly hold benefits for patients and health professionals, but is likely to present significant challenges for nurses in terms of managing patient expectation and ensuring fair access. This article discusses the background to records access and outlines the possible benefits for patients and nurses. It gives a personal perspective of the challenges for nurses and patients in accessing online GP services. PMID:24266242

  3. File: Accessing Restricted Resources Using Network Connect Page 1 of 6 Dec. 2012 on the Secure Remote Access Service

    E-print Network

    Jiang, Huiqiang

    File: Accessing Restricted Resources Using Network Connect Page 1 of 6 Dec. 2012 on the Secure Restricted University Online Resources Using Network Connect on the Secure Remote Access Service Table....................................................................................................................................................................................................1 Connecting to the Secure Remote Access Service

  4. Trends in the Online Newsroom: A Study of the "Straits Times Interactive."

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Keshvani, Nisar

    2000-01-01

    Examines the impact of online technology on work practices, management policy and online consumer's expectations from the Singaporean national daily "Straits Times Interactive" which was launched in 1995. Considers implications on journalism education and suggests teaching tools based on online news trends. (RS)

  5. When you open our Platinum Checking Package*, you'll receive: Complete access to your account via Online Banking with Bill Pay, unlimited

    E-print Network

    Nelson, Tim

    Online Banking with Bill Pay, unlimited U.S. Bank and non U.S. Bank ATM transactions1 and free email and text alerts2. Extra rewards including a 50% monthly bonus3 on rewards earned for net purchases with a U home equity loans and lines of credit6, plus great rates on a Package Money Market Savings account. *A

  6. 10.1101/gr.074070.107Access the most recent version at doi: 2008 18: 1969-1978 originally published online October 29, 2008Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    Liu, Xiaole Shirley

    online October 29, 2008Genome Res. Shintaro Yagi, Keiji Hirabayashi, Shinya Sato, et al. demonstrating tissue-specific gene expression methylated regions (T-DMRs) in mouse promoter regions DNA methylation methylation profile of tissue-dependent and differentially methylated regions (T-DMRs) in mouse promoter

  7. 10.1101/gad.238246.114Access the most recent version at doi: 2014 28: 708-722 originally published online March 17, 2014Genes Dev.

    E-print Network

    Wong, Pak Kin

    online March 17, 2014Genes Dev. Tongde Wu, Fei Zhao, Beixue Gao, et al. cirrhosis Hrd1 suppresses Nrf2 liver cirrhosis Tongde Wu,1 Fei Zhao,1 Beixue Gao,2 Can Tan,2 Naoko Yagishita,3 Toshihiro Nakajima,3 from liver cirrhosis patients, we observed up-regulation of the XBP1­Hrd1 arm of the ER stress response

  8. 10.1101/gr.083311.108Access the most recent version at doi: published online November 17, 2008Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    Dangl, Jeff

    plant pathogen species. [Supplemental material is available online at www.genome.org. The sequence data Carolina 27599, USA We developed a novel approach for de novo genome assembly using only sequence data from. ABZR00000000.] New technologies have _rapidly reduced the time and cost of whole-genome sequencing

  9. 10.1101/gad.1108403Access the most recent version at doi: 2003 17: 2162-2176; originally published online Aug 15, 2003;Genes & Dev.

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    online Aug 15, 2003;Genes & Dev. Julie Huang and Danesh Moazed block protein Fob1 in rDNA silencing regions of rDNA and a regional requirement for the replication fork Association of the RENT complex of the RENT complex with nontranscribed and coding regions of rDNA and a regional requirement

  10. 10.1101/gr.074187.107Access the most recent version at doi: 2008 18: 1020-1029 originally published online April 14, 2008Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    Nielsen, Rasmus

    . Applying this method to data from the Celera human genome sequencing and SNP discovery project, we obtain estimates of nucleotide diversity in windows spanning the human genome and show that the diversity online April 14, 2008Genome Res. Ines Hellmann, Yuan Mang, Zhiping Gu, et al. sequences from multiple

  11. 10.1101/gr.097022.109Access the most recent version at doi: published online October 2, 2009Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    Genome Res. November 3, 2009 : Yong Cheng, Weisheng Wu, Swathi Ashok Kumar, et al. factor occupancy in response to stress and serves as a mes- senger in circadian rhythms. Transcriptional responses of gene regulatory activities managed by GR. [Supplemental material is available online at http

  12. Directions and Maps The online interactive map of The University of Texas at Austin (accessible in sections) is available here. The

    E-print Network

    Texas at Austin, University of

    ; the closest parking garage is the San Jacinto Garage (SJG) and is found in Section 6. During the busiest times, the Manor Garage (MAG) in Section 8 will likely have space if SJG is full. Online directions and map, Austin, Texas 78712 Approximate Travel Time: 40 Minutes DIRECTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FROM AUSTIN

  13. 10.1110/ps.062707807Access the most recent version at doi: 2007 16: 1032-1041; originally published online May 1, 2007;Protein Sci.

    E-print Network

    Kiessling, Laura

    receptors that recognize a variety of small molecule ligands. These soluble proteins can serve-protein-coupled receptors, ion chan- nels, and GABA receptors (Felder et al. 1999). PBPs exist in open and closed forms online May 1, 2007;Protein Sci. M. Jack Borrok, Laura L. Kiessling and Katrina T. Forest ligand

  14. 10.1101/gr.6254707Access the most recent version at doi: 2007 17: 1336-1343 originally published online August 3, 2007Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    Nielsen, Rasmus

    online August 3, 2007Genome Res. Lise Petersen, Jonathan P. Bollback, Matt Dimmic, et al. Escherichia under positive selection in Escherichia coli Lise Petersen,1,5 Jonathan P. Bollback,1,2 Matt Dimmic,3 Melissa Hubisz,4 and Rasmus Nielsen2 1 Bioinformatics Centre, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen DK-2200

  15. 10.1101/gr.098640.109Access the most recent version at doi: 2009 19: 2334-2342 originally published online October 2, 2009Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    C. elegans Large-scale RACE approach for proactive experimental definition of Material Supplemental http://genome of proteins, or pro- teome, used by model organisms and humans. The Caenorhabditis elegans genome online October 2, 2009Genome Res. Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani, Chenwei Lin, Tong Hao, et al. ORFeome

  16. 10.1101/gr.079509.108Access the most recent version at doi: 2010 20: 291-300 originally published online January 12, 2010Genome Res.

    E-print Network

    Nielsen, Rasmus

    into a data-driven discipline in which genome-scale data sets test the limits of available models and computational analysis methods. In humans and a few model organisms, analyses of whole-genome sequence online January 12, 2010Genome Res. John E. Pool, Ines Hellmann, Jeffrey D. Jensen, et al. Population

  17. 10.1261/rna.2753211Access the most recent version at doi: 2011 17: 1204-1212 originally published online May 24, 2011RNA

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    Das, Rhiju

    online May 24, 2011RNA Philippe Rocca-Serra, Stanislav Bellaousov, Amanda Birmingham, et al. Sharing nucleic acid structure mapping data PHILIPPE ROCCA-SERRA,1 STANISLAV BELLAOUSOV,2 AMANDA BIRMINGHAM,3, Colorado 80309, USA 9 Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403

  18. Do you want the good news or the bad news first? The nature and consequences of news order preferences.

    PubMed

    Legg, Angela M; Sweeny, Kate

    2014-03-01

    Information often comes as a mix of good and bad news, prompting the question, "Do you want the good news or the bad news first?" In such cases, news-givers and news-recipients differ in their concerns and considerations, thus creating an obstacle to ideal communication. In three studies, we examined order preferences of news-givers and news-recipients and the consequences of these preferences. Study 1 confirmed that news-givers and news-recipients differ in their news order preferences. Study 2 tested two solutions to close the preference gap between news-givers and recipients and found that both perspective-taking and priming emotion-protection goals shift news-givers' delivery patterns to the preferred order of news-recipients. Study 3 provided evidence that news order has consequences for recipients, such that opening with bad news (as recipients prefer) reduces worry, but this emotional benefit undermines motivation to change behavior. PMID:24177520

  19. Shooting the News.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Araiza, Alfredo E.

    1989-01-01

    Offers advice to photojournalists for using the camera to sensitively portray news events. Suggest ways to avoid negative stereotypes, and for using photography to truthfully illustrate factual situations. (LS)

  20. Television News as Rhetoric

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Smith, Craig R.

    1977-01-01

    Contends that television is a pre-eminent source of persuasion in American today and examines the television news reporting strategies that have succeeded in contributing to televisions persuasive impact. (MH)

  1. Cornell Science News: Nanoguitar

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This Science News article, from Cornell University, provides information about extraordinarily small vibrating devices, including a nanoguitar that is "carved out of crystalline silicon and no larger than a single cell." An optical method for detecting these vibrations is described.

  2. Understanding Health News

    MedlinePLUS

    ... For example, a 2010 news story reported that dark chocolate may help guard against brain injury after ... participants similar to you in ways that may matter, such as age, race, or gender? 7. Was ...

  3. X-Online: An Online Interface for Digital Decryption Tools

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Sudhir Aggarwal; Daniel Beech

    2007-01-01

    In this paper, we describe X-Online, a Web application designed to interface with a password-recovery and\\/or decryption tool such as AccessData's Distributed Network Attack (DNAtrade) tool. X-Online allows for submission of documents in a highly secure and reliable manner for digital forensic processing. The output of the digital forensic tool interfaced with X-Online is displayed back to the user. We

  4. Popularity and Quality in Social News Aggregators: A Study of Reddit and Hacker News

    E-print Network

    Stoddard, Greg

    2015-01-01

    In this paper we seek to understand the relationship between the online popularity of an article and its intrinsic quality. Prior experimental work suggests that the relationship between quality and popularity can be very distorted due to factors like social influence bias and inequality in visibility. We conduct a study of popularity on two different social news aggregators, Reddit and Hacker News. We define quality as the relative number of votes an article would have received if each article was shown, in a bias-free way, to an equal number of users. We propose a simple poisson regression method to estimate this quality metric from time-series voting data. We validate our methods on data from Reddit and Hacker News, as well the experimental data from prior work. This method works well even though the collected data is subject to common social media biases. Using these estimates, we find that popularity on Reddit and Hacker News is a stronger reflection of intrinsic quality than expected.

  5. News and Announcements

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    1999-07-01

    New Source of Information from Advertisers The Journal has a new feature effective with the June 1999 issue. If you would like additional information about our advertisers or their products, the quickest and easiest way to get it is via JCE Online: go to http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu click on Ad Index This will take you to the list of advertisers, each conveniently linked to their home page. When you do contact our advertisers, be sure to tell them that you saw their ad in the Journal of Chemical Education. This is important to them, and to us. JCE Software Receives Award The Journal recently received notice that JCE Software portion of JCE Online has been selected as a Links2Go Key Resource for the topic of chemistry software. According to Links2Go (www.links2go.com), JCE Software's home page is one of the top fifty most accessed online resources in the area of chemistry software (currently ranked 45). Thanks to all of you who have visited JCE Online and the JCE Software area to make this possible. If you haven't visited the site yet, you can go there directly (http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/JCESoft/index.html ) as well as via our JCE Online home page. You will be greeted with a short video of nitrogen triiodide exploding and be able to get a wealth of information about our latest releases, software, CD-ROMs/Video, student resources, materials for authors and software developers. You can see color graphics from our CD-ROMs, video, and software,... Actually, if you are familiar with our Catalog, this is much better. 1999 Welch Chemistry Prize Richard N. Zare, the Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor of Natural Science at Stanford University, has been named the 1999 recipient of the Welch Award in Chemistry for his lifetime achievements in physical and analytical chemistry. Zare's interests focus on the development and application of lasers and other novel instruments to explore chemical frontiers, ranging from molecules to chemical processes, from the inside of cells to the inside of meteorites. Zare and colleague Andrew Alexander are contributors to the Journal's Viewpoints series, sponsored by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation: "Anatomy of Elementary Chemical Reactions", JCE, 1998, 75, 1105. The Welch Award in Chemistry has been given by the Welch Foundation since 1972 to honor lifetime achievements in the field. Zare will be honored and presented with a $300,000 prize and gold medallion during the Foundation's annual award banquet held in Houston in October. NEACT Conference: Chemistry of Materials and Material Science The 61st Summer Conference of NEACT, the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers, will be held from Monday, August 9, through Thursday, August 12, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. The four-day conference will feature an exploration of the chemistry of materials and material science and effective methods of presenting these in the classroom and laboratory. The keynote address is "Teaching Solid State Chemistry at MIT" by Ron Latanision of MIT's Department of Material Science. Other presentations include "Driving Force", James Livingston; "The Colorful Nanoworld", Moungi Bawendi; "Molecular Wire-Based Amplification in Chemical Sensors", Timothy Swager; "Putting Solids in the Foundation", Arthur Ellis, George Lisensky, and Karen Nordell; "Miracle Materials", Valerie Wilcox; "Teaching About Polymers to Chemistry Students", Richard Stein; and "Using Software in Teaching About Polymers to Chemistry Students", William Vining. There will be a selection of workshops on the conference theme as well. The conference is open to all. The program chairperson is Peter J. Nassiff, Science Department Chairperson at Burlington High School. For further information contact Nassiff at 80 Gregory Road, Framingham, MA 01701; email: pnassiff@massed.net. Call for Symposia, Papers, & Workshops: 16th BCCE The Web site for the 16th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, July 30-August 3, 2000, at the Un

  6. News home | search | forms | login career zone

    E-print Network

    Chiao, Jung-Chih

    News home | search | forms | login about ICS academics research people facilities career zone news News Archive email ICS department email website manager News Viewer 04/07/1999 Joe Dane receives Aspect Technology Fund grants were established for the benefit of 1 of 2 8/22/2001 11:52 AM News wysiwyg://70/http://www.ics.hawaii.edu/news

  7. NSF Web Site News From the Field

    E-print Network

    NSF Web Site News News News From the Field For the News Media Special Reports Research Overviews NSF-Wide Investments Speeches & Lectures NSF Current Newsletter Multimedia Gallery News Archive News engineers. Full Story The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports

  8. Environment News Service

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Environment News Service is a daily international wire service covering issues and events that affect the environment. Topics include legislation, politics, conferences, lawsuits, international agreements, demonstrations, science and technology, public health, air quality, and many others. Site materials include text-based news articles and press releases, videos, information on professional media services, and subscription instructions. There is also a keyword search function that lets users locate material in older articles.

  9. There Is No News Like Bad News: Women Are More Remembering and Stress Reactive after Reading Real Negative News than Men

    PubMed Central

    Marin, Marie-France; Morin-Major, Julie-Katia; Schramek, Tania E.; Beaupré, Annick; Perna, Andrea; Juster, Robert-Paul; Lupien, Sonia J.

    2012-01-01

    With the advent of specialized television channels offering 24-hour coverage, Internet and smart phones, the possibility to be constantly in contact with the media has increased dramatically in the last decades. Despite this higher access to knowledge, the impact media exposure has on healthy individuals remains poorly studied. Given that most information conveyed in the media is negative and that upon perception of threat, the brain activates the stress system, which leads to cortisol secretion, we decided to determine how healthy individuals react to media information. Accordingly, we investigated whether reading real negative news (1) is physiologically stressful, (2) modulates one’s propensity to be stress reactive to a subsequent stressor and (3) modulates remembrance for these news. Sixty participants (30 women, 30 men) were randomly assigned to either twenty-four real neutral news excerpts or to twenty-four real negative excerpts for 10 minutes. They were then all exposed to a well-validated psychosocial stressor, the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST), which consists of an anticipation phase of 10 minutes and a test phase of 10 minutes. A total of eight salivary cortisol samples were collected, at 10-minutes intervals, throughout the experimental procedure. One day later, a free recall of the news was performed. Results showed that although reading negative news did not lead to change in cortisol levels (p>0.05), it led to a significant increase in cortisol to a subsequent stressor in women only (p<0.001). Also, women in the negative news condition experienced better memory for these news excerpts compared to men (p<0.01). These results suggest a potential mechanism by which media exposure could increase stress reactivity and memory for negative news in women. PMID:23071755

  10. Everything in Moderation: The Effects of Adult Moderators in Online Youth Communities

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Cramer, Meg; Zutty, Debbie; Foucault, Brooke; Huffaker, David; Derby, Dustin; Cassell, Justine

    There is considerable debate over the appropriate role for adults in youth online communities. Although many within the mass media argue for adult supervision of youth online, our research suggests that many young people are using the Internet to communicate productively with peers, to solve problems and learn collaboratively online. However, without studies that explicitly explore the positive aspects of youth online community involvement and the actual effects of adult intervention and oversight, only misguided and chilling stories may hit the news. In this study, we examine the 1998 Junior Summit, a well-studied, early example of a large-scale international community for youth, in order to look at the effects of moderator involvement on several measures of positive youth involvement. Children who participated in the Junior Summit were asked to identify and write white-papers about the ways in which technology could help young people. We have selected the Junior Summit as our community of focus because we have access to data that is mostly otherwise unavailable to researchers — the content of all of the community's posts as well as information about each participant, follow-up interviews five year's after the community's launch, and questionnaire data about self-efficacy and wellbeing. In this study, we compare the content of three different sub-forums, with different adult moderators and different involvement levels, in order to evaluate the impact of adult moderation on the community.

  11. Download Statistics - What Do They Tell Us? The Example of Research Online, the Open Access Institutional Repository at the University of Wollongong, Australia

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Michael K. Organ

    2006-01-01

    A study was undertaken of download and usage statistics for the institutional repository at the University of Wollongong, Australia, over the six-month period January-June 2006. The degree to which research output was made available, via open access, on Internet search engines was quantified. Google was identified as the primary access and referral point, generating 95.8% of the measurable full text

  12. News Release Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division

    E-print Network

    News Release Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division California State Parks 1725 23rd Street Creek Management Area near Hollister, California The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR at the CCMA to mitigate risk while still allowing access to this premier off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation

  13. Understanding Health News: Complementary Health Approaches In the News

    MedlinePLUS

    Complementary Health Approaches In the News News stories about complementary approaches to health are often on television, the Internet, ... are confusing, conflicting, or misleading. Missing Information From Health Stories Health stories in the media teach us ...

  14. DEFENSE RTD&E ONLINE SYSTEM (DROLS)

    EPA Science Inventory

    Web Enabled DROLS (WED) is a free subscription service available to registered users that provides online access to DTIC's Technical Reports and Research Summaries Databases. It replaces the former unclassified dial-up access to DROLS, DTIC's Defense RDT&E Online System. The Defe...

  15. Towards Privacy-Friendly Online Advertising

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Julien Freudiger; Nevena Vratonjic; Jean-Pierre Hubaux

    Modern web sites commonly interact with third- party domains to integrate advertisements and generate revenue from them. To improve the relevance of advertisements, online advertisers track user activities online with third-party cookies. However, excessive online tracking might cause unreasonable access to users' browsing information. Users are thus in need of a simple way to control the sharing of their browsing

  16. National Standards for Quality Online Programs

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Pape, Liz; Wicks, Matthew

    2009-01-01

    The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, iNACOL, is to ensure all students have access to a world-class education and quality online learning opportunities that prepare them for a lifetime of success. This document, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning's (iNACOL) "National Standards for Quality…

  17. Online Reading Lists Instructions for Academic Staff

    E-print Network

    Brierley, Andrew

    Online Reading Lists Instructions for Academic Staff Getting started Note: the recommended browser for working with online reading lists is Firefox You should receive an invitation to become a `list publisher' by e-mail ­ click on the link in the message to accept this. To access online reading lists click here

  18. KU Scholar Services adds digital journals to online repository

    E-print Network

    2009-06-18

    12/5/13 KU Scholar Services adds digital journals and monographs to online repository www.lib.ku.edu/news/digital_journals.shtml 1/2 Contact Us KU Libraries Lawrence, Kansas 66045 HOME OF WORLD-CLASS COLLECTIONS AND The University of Kansas... Scholar Services adds digital journals to online repository June 18, 2009 Scholar Services, a program of Information Services at the University of Kansas, is making several KU-based scholarly journals and monographs available online to readers...

  19. NEWS ADVISORY March 4, 2011

    E-print Network

    NEWS ADVISORY March 4, 2011 CU-Boulder Students to Launch Radar Experiment: Why Does North Boulder Peter Caughey in the CU-Boulder Office of Media Relations and News Services at 303-492-4007 or caughey

  20. Science News of the Year.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Science News, 1982

    1982-01-01

    Highlights major science news stories of 1982 reported in "Science News." Categories include space/astronomy, biology, chemistry, medicine, energy, physics, anthropology/paleontology, earth sciences, technology, behavior, science/society, and the environment. (JN)

  1. Science News of the Year.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Science News, 1983

    1983-01-01

    Highlights important 1983 news stories reported in Science News. Stories are categorized under: anthropology/paleontology; behavior; biology; chemistry; earth sciences; energy; environment; medicine; physics; science and society; space sciences and astronomy; and technology and computers. (JN)

  2. Developing and Applying Smartphone Apps in Online Courses

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Yan, Gongjun; Rawat, Danda B.; Shi, Hui; Alnusair, Awny

    2014-01-01

    Online courses provide students flexible access to class at anytime and anywhere. Most online courses currently rely on computer-based delivery. However, computers still burden instructors and students with limited mobility and flexibility. To provide more convenient access to online courses, smartphones have been increasingly adopted as a mobile…

  3. Using ASTM Standards Online The ASTM Standards online version is brought to you by IHS Engineering Resource Center (ERC). This

    E-print Network

    Using ASTM Standards Online The ASTM Standards online version is brought to you by IHS Engineering not purchase without first checking for access via the OSU Libraries ­ the ASTM Standards books are available back to 1939. Connect to ASTM Standards Online When you access the ASTM Standards, the first page

  4. Chemists, Access, Statistics

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Holmes, Jon L.

    2000-06-01

    New JCE Internet Feature at JCE Online Biographical Snapshots of Famous Chemists is a new JCE Internet feature on JCE Online. Edited by Barbara Burke, this feature provides biographical information on leading chemists, especially women and minority chemists, fostering the attitude that the practitioners of chemistry are as human as those who endeavor to learn about it. Currently, the column features biographical "snapshots" of 30 chemists. Each snapshot includes keywords and bibliography and several contain links to additional online information about the chemist. More biographical snapshots will appear in future installments. In addition, a database listing over 140 women and minority chemists is being compiled and will be made available online with the snapshots in the near future. The database includes the years of birth and death, gender and ethnicity, major and minor discipline, keywords to facilitate searching, and references to additional biographical information. We welcome your input into what we think is a very worthwhile resource. If you would like to provide additional biographical snapshots, see additional chemists added to the database, or know of additional references for those that are already in the database, please contact JCE Online or the feature editor. Your feedback is welcome and appreciated. You can find Biographical Snapshots of Famous Chemists starting from the JCE Online home page-- click the Features item under JCE Internet and then the Chemist Bios item. Access JCE Online without Name and Password We have recently been swamped by libraries requesting IP-number access to JCE Online. With the great benefit IP-number authentication gives to librarians (no user names and passwords to administer) and to their patrons (no need to remember and enter valid names and passwords) this is not surprising. If you would like access to JCE Online without the need to remember and enter a user name and password, you should tell your librarian about our IP-number access. Current subscriptions can be upgraded to IP-number access at little additional cost. We are pleased to be able to offer to institutions and libraries this convenient mode of access to subscriber only resources at JCE Online. JCE Online Usage Statistics We are continually amazed by the activity at JCE Online. So far, the year 2000 has shown a marked increase. Given the phenomenal overall growth of the Internet, perhaps our surprise is not warranted. However, during the months of January and February 2000, over 38,000 visitors requested over 275,000 pages. This is a monthly increase of over 33% from the October-December 1999 levels. It is good to know that people are visiting, but we would very much like to know what you would most like to see at JCE Online. Please send your suggestions to JCEOnline@chem.wisc.edu. For those who are interested, JCE Online year-to-date statistics are available. Biographical Snapshots of Famous Chemists: Mission Statement Feature Editor: Barbara Burke Chemistry Department, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, Pomona, CA 91768 phone: 909/869-3664 fax: 909/869-4616 email: baburke@csupomona.edu The primary goal of this JCE Internet column is to provide information about chemists who have made important contributions to chemistry. For each chemist, there is a short biographical "snapshot" that provides basic information about the person's chemical work, gender, ethnicity, and cultural background. Each snapshot includes links to related websites and to a biobibliographic database. The database provides references for the individual and can be searched through key words listed at the end of each snapshot. All students, not just science majors, need to understand science as it really is: an exciting, challenging, human, and creative way of learning about our natural world. Investigating the life experiences of chemists can provide a means for students to gain a more realistic view of chemistry. In addition students, especially women and minorities, need more scientist role models. When teache

  5. Towards Simpler Custom and OpenSearch Services for Voluminous NEWS Merged A-Train Data (Invited)

    Microsoft Academic Search

    H. Hua; E. Fetzer; A. J. Braverman; S. Lewis; M. L. Henderson; A. Guillaume; S. Lee; M. de La Torre Juarez; H. T. Dang

    2010-01-01

    To simplify access to large and complex satellite data sets for climate analysis and model verification, we developed web services that is used to study long-term and global-scale trends in climate, water and energy cycle, and weather variability. A related NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study (NEWS) task has created a merged NEWS Level 2 data from multiple instruments in

  6. Bioengineering News Department of Bioengineering

    E-print Network

    Bioengineering News Department of Bioengineering Imperial College London 06 January 2006 Volume 2. Congratulations! News this month at- a-glance... · Welcome to Mr Kenneth Keating, our new Lab Technician Katsiamis, who passed his viva last month. · Any news items for the next newsletter? Please email Rachael

  7. The Sources of Radio News.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Whitney, D. Charles

    To examine the production of programing material in a radio newsroom, a study was undertaken of the sources presented to the newsroom, of sources within the sources, of sources actively sought by the news staff, of degrees of processing of news items, and of the sources comprising the news output. Information in each of these areas was collected…

  8. Political News and Political Consciousness

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Schertges, Claudia

    2007-01-01

    This article deals with mass media in modern democratic societies, using the example of Israeli news reports in German television (TV) news. Central to this interest are processes of mediating politics: political socialisation and education; that is to say, empowering citizens via TV news to participate in democratic processes. The article…

  9. News Items - Team Science Toolkit

    Cancer.gov

    Skip to main content at the National Institutes of Health www.cancer.gov Home About Team Science About the Toolkit Discover Contribute Connect News & Events About Us News & Events Add News Item Login required NIH SciTS 2015 Conference Registration

  10. EHS Online Safety Training

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This page from Oklahoma State University provides access to a number of occupational safety modules. All modules are available to view online, and some include PowerPoint or Microsoft Word documents as well. Topics include electrical safety, lockout/tagout, safety data sheets, asbestos and bloodborne pathogens.

  11. Teaching acoustics online

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Morrison, Andrew; Rossing, Thomas D.

    2003-10-01

    We teach an introductory course in musical acoustics using a Blackboard. Students in this course can access audio and video materials as well as printed materials on our course website. All homework is submitted online, as are tests and examinations. The students also have the opportunity to use synchronous and asynchronous chat rooms to discuss the course with each other or with the instructors.

  12. >> What Is Open Access? Open access (OA) is free-of-charge,

    E-print Network

    Salzman, Daniel

    in a subscription journal. Myth: To support OA, a journal has to offer free access to all content upon publication>> What Is Open Access? Definition Open access (OA) is free-of-charge, online access to content information-sharing for the public good. Debate While most agree with the principle of OA, its implementation

  13. 10.1261/rna.1747509Access the most recent version at doi: 2009 15: 2195-2205 originally published online October 22, 2009RNA

    E-print Network

    Herschlag, Dan

    10.1261/rna.1747509Access the most recent version at doi: 2009 15: 2195-2205 originally published://rnajournal.cshlp.org/content/suppl/2009/10/06/rna.1747509.DC1.html References http://rnajournal.cshlp.org/content/15/12/2195.full

  14. 10.1261/rna.514007Access the most recent version at doi: 2007 13: 860-867 originally published online April 20, 2007RNA

    E-print Network

    Wickens, Marv

    10.1261/rna.514007Access the most recent version at doi: 2007 13: 860-867 originally published on the addition of nucleotide mono- mers to nucleic acid substrates. Nucleotidyl transferases catalyze- mers to the 39 end of RNAs. The GLD-2 PAPs are distinct from canonical, eukaryotic PAPs in several

  15. 10.1261/rna.514007Access the most recent version at doi: 2007 13: 860-867; originally published online Apr 20, 2007;RNA

    E-print Network

    Wickens, Marv

    10.1261/rna.514007Access the most recent version at doi: 2007 13: 860-867; originally published mono- mers to nucleic acid substrates. Nucleotidyl transferases catalyze these reactions, adding and are found throughout Eukarya. They are PAPs and add AMP mono- mers to the 39 end of RNAs. The GLD-2 PAPs

  16. Improving online learning: Student perceptions of useful and challenging characteristics

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Liyan Song; Ernise S. Singleton; Janette R. Hill; Myung Hwa Koh

    2004-01-01

    Online courses and programs continue to grow in higher education settings. Students are increasingly demanding online access, and universities and colleges are working to meet the demands. Yet many questions remain re: the viability and veracity of online learning, particularly from the learner perspective. The purpose of this study was to gain insights into learners' perceptions of online learning. Seventy-six

  17. National Standards for Quality Online Courses: Version 2

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2011

    2011-01-01

    The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to ensure all students have access to world-class education and quality online learning opportunities that prepare them for a lifetime of success. "National Standards for Quality Online Courses" is designed to provide states, districts, online programs, and other…

  18. Design Scenarios for Web-Based Management of Online Information

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Hepting, Daryl H.; Maciag, Timothy

    The Internet enables access to more information, from a greater variety of perspectives and with greater immediacy, than ever before. A person may be interested in information to become more informed or to coordinate his or her local activities and place them into a larger, more global context. The challenge, as has been noted by many, is to sift through all the information to find what is relevant without becoming overwhelmed. Furthermore, the selected information must be put into an actionable form. The diversity of the Web has important consequences for the variety of ideas that are now available. While people once relied on newspaper editors to shape their view of the world, today's technology creates room for a more democratic approach. Today it is easy to pull news feeds from a variety of sources and aggregate them. It is less easy to push that information to a variety of channels. At a higher level, we might have the goal of collecting all the available information about a certain topic, on a daily basis. There are many new technologies available under the umbrella of Web 2.0, but it can be difficult to use them together for the management of online information. Web-based support for online communication management is the most appropriate choice to address the deficiencies apparent with current technologies. We consider the requirements and potential designs for such information management support, by following an example related to local food.

  19. Any Good News in Soft News? The Impact of Soft News Preference on Political Knowledge

    Microsoft Academic Search

    MARKUS PRIOR

    2003-01-01

    Several scholars, most notably Matt Baum, have recently argued that soft news for- mats contribute to democratic discourse, because they attract viewers who would otherwise not be exposed to news at all. I extend Baum's approach in two ways. First, Baum's theory postulates that people's appreciation of entertainment is one of the factors determining news exposure and, by extension, attention

  20. Memory availability and referential access.

    PubMed

    Johns, Clinton L; Gordon, Peter C; Long, Debra L; Swaab, Tamara Y

    2014-01-01

    Most theories of coreference specify linguistic factors that modulate antecedent accessibility in memory; however, whether non-linguistic factors also affect coreferential access is unknown. Here we examined the impact of a non-linguistic generation task (letter transposition) on the repeated-name penalty, a processing difficulty observed when coreferential repeated names refer to syntactically prominent (and thus more accessible) antecedents. In Experiment 1, generation improved online (event-related potentials) and offline (recognition memory) accessibility of names in word lists. In Experiment 2, we manipulated generation and syntactic prominence of antecedent names in sentences; both improved online and offline accessibility, but only syntactic prominence elicited a repeated-name penalty. Our results have three important implications: first, the form of a referential expression interacts with an antecedent's status in the discourse model during coreference; second, availability in memory and referential accessibility are separable; and finally, theories of coreference must better integrate known properties of the human memory system. PMID:24443621

  1. Online Population and Environment Linkages Service

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) offers this centralized resource for online "books, reports, journal articles, newspaper articles, news analysis, maps, conference papers, datasets, slide shows, organizations, regional overviews, laws, bills, and court decisions, and much more from around the world ... from the simple to the technical." Because the selection process for online materials is not limited to "academic standards," documents cover a wide area, from government reports (e.g., Congressional Research Service reports), which form the majority of the online resources, to articles by nonprofit organizations. To assist viewers in judging resources, each entry includes the type of resource, title, author, affiliation, peer review process, and abstract, along with the URL. A search function allows users to search full-text resources (by title, author, country, category/ keyword). Also at the site are subject-specific bibliographic resources, current news, and a bulletin board.

  2. South Florida Information Access

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The South Florida Information Access (SOFIA) is part of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) place-based studies program. The program enables the USGS to assist resource managers in resolving environmental problems in ecosystem sites. This website provides the latest news, fact sheets, reports, poster presentations, a data exchange, and science forum regarding South Florida ecosystems. Florida time scales and geologic maps are provided for background information. The site is searchable, or can be browsed by region, program, or subject such as wildlife, ecosystem information, hydrology, and geochemistry.

  3. Home > News > Breaking news 19 Apr 2010 A brain-recording device that melts into place

    E-print Network

    Rogers, John A.

    Home > News > Breaking news 19 Apr 2010 A brain-recording device that melts into place - 18 Apr Login RSS FEED Keyword Win a Book News > Breaking news > Agriculture > Archaeology > Atmospheric Science-recording device that melts into place: Page 3 4/19/2010http://www.firstscience.com/home/news/breaking-news

  4. News Recommendation via Hypergraph Learning: Encapsulation of User Behavior and News Content

    E-print Network

    Li, Tao

    News Recommendation via Hypergraph Learning: Encapsulation of User Behavior and News Content Lei Li taoli@cs.fiu.edu ABSTRACT Personalized news recommender systems have gained in- creasing attention in recent years. Within a news reading community, the implicit correlations among news readers, news

  5. Exploring the Characteristics of "News Radio" Stations.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Riffe, Daniel

    A descriptive mail survey extended two earlier studies done in the 1970s on "all-news" stations (or "news radio") and compared characteristics of stations using all-news with those of stations using extended news or news/information formats. Specifically, the previous studies were updated by exploration of how the following sets of characteristics…

  6. 4/27/12 nsf.gov -National Science Foundation (NSF) News -Can Nature's Beauty Lift Citizens From Poverty?... 1/3www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=124002&org=NSF&from=news

    E-print Network

    4/27/12 nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Can Nature's Beauty Lift Citizens From Poverty?... 1/3www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=124002&org=NSF&from=news NSF Web Site News News News From the Field For the News Media Special Reports Research Overviews NSFWide Investments Speeches

  7. Restrictions impeding web-based courses: a survey of publishers' variation in authorising access to high quality on-line literature

    PubMed Central

    Langlois, Michele; Heller, Richard F; Edwards, Richard; Lyratzopoulos, Georgios; Sandars, John

    2004-01-01

    Background Web-based delivery of educational programmes is becoming increasingly popular and is expected to expand, especially in medicine. The successful implementation of these programmes is reliant on their ability to provide access to web based materials, including high quality published work. Publishers' responses to requests to access health literature in the context of developing an electronic Master's degree course are described. Methods Two different permission requests were submitted to publishers. The first was to store an electronic version of a journal article, to which we subscribe, on a secure password protected server. The second was to reproduce extracts of published material on password protected web pages and CD Rom. Results Eight of 16 publishers were willing to grant permission to store electronic versions of articles without levying charges additional to the subscription. Twenty of 35 publishers gave permission to reproduce extracts of published work at no fee. Publishers' responses were highly variable to the requests for access to published material. This may be influenced by vague terminology within the 'fair dealing' provision in the copyright legislation, which seems to leave it open to individual interpretation. Considerable resource costs were incurred by the exercise. Time expended included those incurred by us: research to identify informed representatives within the publishing organisation, request 'chase-ups' and alternative examples being sought if publishers were uncooperative; and the publisher when dealing with numerous permission requests. Financial costs were also incurred by both parties through additional staffing and paperwork generated by the permission process, the latter including those purely borne by educators due to the necessary provision of photocopy 'course packs' when no suitably alternative material could be found if publishers were uncooperative. Finally we discuss the resultant bias in material towards readily available electronic resources as a result of publisher's uncooperative stance and encourage initiatives that aim to improve open electronic access. Conclusions The permission request process has been expensive and has resulted in reduced access for students to the relevant literature. Variations in the responses from publishers suggest that for educational purposes common policies could be agreed and unnecessary restrictions removed in the future. PMID:15070412

  8. Commonwealth News Update

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Oren Gruenbaum

    2011-01-01

    A growing scandal over phone-hacking, alleged bribery of senior police officers and the use of convicted private investigators to obtain private information illegally enveloped Rupert Murdoch's global media empire, News Corporation. Murdoch and his son James were questioned by MPs as pressure grew in Britain, and abroad, to curb the tycoon's dominant role. Malta voted to legalise divorce. A corruption

  9. Neo-Latin News 

    E-print Network

    Craig Kallendorf, et al

    2002-01-01

    responded warmly to it?one went out of her NEO-LATIN NEWS 357 way to say how much she liked the translation. None of them would have been reading Weston if it had not been for Cheney and Hosington. Jane Stevenson and Peter Davidson draw...

  10. Broadcast news transcription

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Francis Kubala; Hubert Jin; S. Matsoukas; L. Nguyen; R. Schwartz

    1997-01-01

    We describe our work on automatic transcription of radio and television news broadcasts. This problem is very challenging for large vocabulary speech recognition because of the frequent and unpredictable changes that occur in speaker, speaking style, topic, channel, and background conditions. Faced with such a problem, there is a strong tendency to try to carve the input into separable classes

  11. Neo-Latin News

    E-print Network

    Craig Kallendorf, et al

    2002-01-01

    to the French text? To focus on the original title, to discuss its NEO-LATIN NEWS 169 complexities and implications?it is a real conundrum?would al- low for more analysis of an essential feature of the Apologie, namely Henri Estienne?s concern with belief...

  12. Latest Space Shuttle News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2002-01-01

    This site from NASA offers the latest news on the space shuttle program. It features a variety of articles on the program. Links to other sites on the shuttle program provide provide resources such as posters, educational materials and interactive resources. Users can use the site to learn more about the most recent space shuttle missions or any of the past missions.

  13. NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE

    E-print Network

    Pfrender, Michael

    NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE Triangulating the genetic basis of adaptation to multifarious selection M. E. PFRENDER Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA Understanding how natural populations adapt to their local environments is a major research theme

  14. Environment Health News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Environmental Health Sciences, a nonprofit organization founded by the grassroots Virginia Organizing Project (VOP) in 2002 to help increase public understanding of emerging scientific links between environmental exposure and human health, tracks a broad range of relevant information on this well-designed and useful website. The In the News section of the homepage lists breaking news stories from the world press about environmental health and is updated daily. The New Science area offers paragraph summaries of newly published scientific findings from the peer-reviewed scientific literature, with links to more in-depth synopses at one of other organization's other websites, http://www.OurStolenFuture.org (scientific findings specifically about endocrine disruption) or http://www.ProtectingOurHealth.org (scientific findings about a broader range of human health and environment related research). The New Reports section provides links to new reports published on the Web by organizations working on environmental health issues. Most of the links are to work by nonprofit profit organizations; some links are to government reports. As of this writing, the site's searchable Archives contained 55,722 items dating to 2002. Users may also subscribe to a free daily electronic newsletter, _Above the Fold_, containing links to top news stories published in English news sources from around the world. All site content is available for syndication in both RSS and Javascript formats.

  15. Bugs in the News!

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    John Brown

    2007-12-12

    Bugs in the News contains basic articles about topics relating to viruses and bacteria. Feature articles are provided on DNA vaccines, antibiotic resistance, allergies, anthrax, E. coli, cloning, flu, genes, genetic engineering, enzymes, chloroplast, Mad Cow disease, MHC molecule, penicillin, receptors, and microbiology. Advanced level articles are provided on genetically-engineered adenovirus, AIDS and HIV, and Cryptosporidium.

  16. News Search: Any Publication

    E-print Network

    Walker, Jeff

    declarations and monitor global climate UniNews Climate change to affect grape industry: study Top Stories predictions about soil moisture and crop yield out to seven days and three months. This will help them to make critical decisions about what to plant and when, their likely crop yield," Dr Walker said. "Our vision

  17. News of the Year.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    St. Lifer, Evan; Olson, Renee; Milliot, Jim; Bing, Jonathan

    1998-01-01

    Reviews library news for 1997. Highlights public library budgets, examined by number of patrons served; Internet filters and censorship; librarians and the media; private and government funding sources; outsourcing; expectations for growth in the publishing industry, emphasizing the Asian economic crisis; and new ideas from the next generation of…

  18. Nursing Department NEWS & EVENTS

    E-print Network

    Escolano, Francisco

    Nursing Department NEWS & EVENTS Postgraduate and specialisation studies course 2014/15 (Published on 09/06/2014) The Department of nursing, in its programming of own of postgraduate programmes practice nursing Pre-enrollment: From July 1, 2014 * Specialist in clinical management. Pre

  19. Documents in the News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    York, Grace Ann.

    1999-01-01

    The University of Michigan Government Documents center provides a Documents in the News page. Taken from official sources, this page has full text documents on such subjects as Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, Bosnia, the Oklahoma City Bombing, the Ebola Virus, the United Nations Conference on Women, the G7 Summit, term limits, and the Unabomber, among many others.

  20. Making News Connections.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Swiderek, Bobbi

    1998-01-01

    Describes how one teacher uses news articles to teach connections between the present-day real world and the books that her students read. Notes that her intent is to help readers transfer concepts from one domain (their reading) to another (real life). Offers the example of how this was done with the book "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. (SR)

  1. U.S. Department of the Interior: News

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) is charged with overseeing the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, and the US Geological Survey, among other agencies. Those interested in wildlife and habitat conservation and the role that government agencies play in such efforts will find useful news releases at this site. The DOI homepage provides news and information on DOI activities, with a wide variety of links to other (related) agencies. The DOI's monthly newsletter People, Land, and Water may be accessed directly from the site (.pdf or .zip). Of greatest interest is the series of select press releases (Interior News Releases) highlighting recent ongoings in the DOI. Also available is an archive of past releases.

  2. Online Pharmacies

    MedlinePLUS

    MENU Return to Web version Online Pharmacies Is it safe to buy medicines online? It can be safe to buy your medicines online, but you need to be very ... new or more serious health problems. Illegal online pharmacies might not be licensed; might send you medicines ...

  3. Human Resources Security Access Matrix Function Training

    E-print Network

    Wu, Shin-Tson

    Electronic I-9 Forms REC001: I-9 /E-Verify Web Training OR Online OR None Electronic I-9 Security Access FormJune 2013 Human Resources Security Access Matrix Function Training Course Required Class Mode Training Course Prerequisite Security Access Form Required Contact for Additional Information Complete

  4. Estimating the information gap between emergency department records of community medication compared to on-line access to the community-based pharmacy records

    PubMed Central

    Tamblyn, Robyn; Poissant, Lise; Huang, Allen; Winslade, Nancy; Rochefort, Christian M; Moraga, Teresa; Doran, Pamela

    2014-01-01

    Objective Errors in community medication histories increase the risk of adverse events. The objectives of this study were to estimate the extent to which access to community-based pharmacy records provided more information about prescription drug use than conventional medication histories. Materials and methods A prospective cohort of patients with public drug insurance who visited the emergency departments (ED) in two teaching hospitals in Montreal, Quebec was recruited. Drug lists recorded in the patients’ ED charts were compared with pharmacy records of dispensed medications retrieved from the public drug insurer. Patient and drug-related predictors of discrepancies were estimated using general estimating equation multivariate logistic regression. Results 613 patients participated in the study (mean age 63.1?years, 59.2% women). Pharmacy records identified 41.5% more prescribed medications than were noted in the ED chart. Concordance was highest for anticoagulants, cardiovascular drugs and diuretics. Omissions in the ED chart were more common for drugs that may be taken episodically. Patients with more than 12 medications (OR 2.92, 95% CI 1.71 to 4.97) and more than one pharmacy (OR 3.85, 95% CI 1.80 to 6.59) were more likely to have omissions in the ED chart. Discussion The development of health information exchanges could improve the efficiency and accuracy of information about community medication histories if they enable automated access to dispensed medication records from community pharmacies, particularly for the most vulnerable populations with multiple morbidities. Conclusions Pharmacy records identified a substantial number of medications that were not in the ED chart. There is potential for greater safety and efficiency with automated access to pharmacy records. PMID:23956015

  5. The Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology's Grand Rounds Around the World-An Online Educational Program Freely Accessible to All.

    PubMed

    Lam, Dennis; Leung, Christopher; He, Mingguang; Tham, Clement; Liu, Yizhi; Pang, Calvin; Martin, Frank

    2012-01-01

    Grand rounds are excellent learning platforms for physicians and other health care professionals to keep up with important evolving areas in the management and treatment models of various diseases. However, there are hardly any freely accessible grand rounds in ophthalmology to meet the need for ophthalmic education in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. The Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology would like to meet the need by sponsoring a new initiative "Grand Rounds Around the World" so that ophthalmologists and eye care professionals in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond can benefit from the program, leading to improved patient care and the elimination of learning barriers. PMID:26107722

  6. Online, Inc.

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Online, Inc. site contains selections from four magazines including Online, Database, CD-ROM Professional, and MultiMedia Schools. Tables of contents, selected articles, columns, and indexes are available for these Online, Inc. magazines. General information about subscribing to and writing for these magazines is also included. Registration and program information for the Online CD-ROM Conference and Exposition, and other events sponsored by Online, Inc., is also available.

  7. Text Features Made Easy Using News Magazines

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2012-10-05

    In this lesson, students will use news magazines such as Time for Kids, Science News for Kids, or other news magazines to identify text features and explain how the text features contribute to their understanding of the informational text.

  8. 7 CFR 28.904 - Market news.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ...2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Market news. 28.904 Section 28.904 Agriculture...STANDARDS Cotton Classification and Market News Service for Producers Classification and Market News Services § 28.904 Market...

  9. 7 CFR 28.904 - Market news.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ...2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Market news. 28.904 Section 28.904 Agriculture...STANDARDS Cotton Classification and Market News Service for Producers Classification and Market News Services § 28.904 Market...

  10. 7 CFR 28.904 - Market news.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Market news. 28.904 Section 28.904 Agriculture...STANDARDS Cotton Classification and Market News Service for Producers Classification and Market News Services § 28.904 Market...

  11. Truly Online Paging with Locality of Reference

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Amos Fiat; Manor Mendel

    1997-01-01

    The competitive analysis fails to model locality of reference in the online paging problem. To deal with it, Borodin et al. introduced the access graph model, which attempts to capture the locality of reference. However, the access graph model has a number of troubling aspects. The access graph has to be known in advance to the paging algorithm and the

  12. The IAEA's WorldAtom Internet site: International news and information services

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Kyd

    2000-01-01

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) provides news and public information services via the Internet through its WorldAtom home page. The page is accessible at www.iaea.org\\/worldatom. Following are brief highlights of the items available on the site by clicking Press Centre, Reference Centre, or other links: Daily Press Review: Summaries of selected news items pertaining to global nuclear developments and

  13. Tech OnLine

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    1996-01-01

    Tech OnLine is a veritable haven for electronics engineers and information technology professionals. After completing the free registration process, users have access to live and archived Web casts, online courses, and technical papers. An example of the roughly hour-long Web casts is a touchscreen liquid crystal display design, but this is just one area of many. The site is continually updated with feature articles that cover many different hot topics, including a recent look at fourth generation wireless communications. A discussion forum is also available, but it does not seem to be very active.

  14. Localized Health News Releases and Community Newspapers: A Method for Rural Health Promotion.

    PubMed

    Young, Rachel; Willis, Erin; Stemmle, John; Rodgers, Shelly

    2015-07-01

    Newspaper health stories often originate with news releases from health organizations. Tailoring news releases to a particular mass media outlet increases the possibility that the release will result in a published story. This study describes a 2-year effort to promote coverage of health through dissemination of localized health news releases to newspapers. Each newspaper received stories tailored to that community. Localized elements of stories included local headlines and local data. Nearly half of newspapers in our study (48.2%) published at least one of our health news stories, and 541 health news stories were published as a result of the project. We also examined which types of newspapers were most likely to publish health news stories. Newspapers in rural versus suburban and urban areas were more likely to publish health news stories, as were midsized newspapers. In addition, rural newspapers were more likely than urban newspapers to publish stories about aging, specifically arthritis and heart disease. Our findings indicate that tailoring health news releases with local information and targeting releases to align with newspaper audience demographics could increase the quantity and quality of health-promoting information available to rural residents, who experience disparities in health care access and health outcomes. PMID:25858193

  15. USES, VALUES, STAKEHOLDERS, AND OPINIONS ASSOCIATED WITH MARINE PROTECTED AREAS: A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF NEWS MEDIA, 1995-2001

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Thomas E. Fish; Heidi Recksiek; David P. Fan

    The concept of marine protected areas is currently under scrutiny by members of the U.S. Congress, coastal natural resource management agencies, special interest stakeholder groups, and the public. As a surrogate for public opinion polls, a media content analysis was performed for news stories related to marine protected areas. The analysis examined more than 25,000 on-line newspaper, news wire, and

  16. NO news is no new news

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Fotheringham, C.J.; Keeley, J.E.

    2005-01-01

    In the paper 'NO News', Preston et al. (2004) make a number of erroneous assumptions regarding nitrogen oxide chemistry. These authors also present some very significant misinterpretations of previous research into the effects of various nitrogen oxides on germination of post-fire followers. Methodological differences between the study by Preston et al. (2004) and previous work are also problematic, such as using NO-donors in solution versus the use of direct application of various nitrogen oxides in the gaseous phase. A closer review of these studies, with the proper understanding of nitrogen oxide chemistry, and interpretations of the available literature, would lead to the conclusion that, contrary to the authors' assertions, the Preston et al. (2004) study supports, rather than refutes, earlier findings by Keeley and Fotheringham (1997, 1998a, b, 2000). ?? CAB International 2005.

  17. ScalableWeb News Adaptation To Mobile Devices Using Visual Block Segmentation for Ubiquitous Media Services

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Eunshil Lee; Jinbeom Kang; Joongmin Choi; Jaeyoung Yang

    2007-01-01

    This paper describes an enhanced method of Web content adaptation to mobile devices for online News article provision in ubiquitous environments. Our system exploits a scheme of visual block segmentation for Web pages that filters out unnecessary blocks and extracts useful article information from content blocks. This method resolves the problems of previous approaches to Web content adaptation in which

  18. Global News VILLAGE: A Case Study Explication of Targeted Tutorial Development

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Schmitz, Dawn M.; Hinchliffe, Lisa Janicke

    2005-01-01

    The Global News VILLAGE (Virtual Information Literacy Learning and Growing Environment) is an online tutorial developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to help undergraduates learn how to use the library to find current information about global events and issues. Supporting the interdisciplinary Global Studies curriculum, the…

  19. The changing information environment for nanotechnology: online audiences and content

    PubMed Central

    Brossard, Dominique; Scheufele, Dietram A.

    2010-01-01

    The shift toward online communication in all realms, from print newspapers to broadcast television, has implications for how the general public consumes information about nanotechnology. The goal of this study is threefold: to investigate who is using online sources for information and news about science and nanotechnology, to examine what the general public is searching for online with regards to nanotechnology, and to analyze what they find in online content of nanotechnology. Using survey data, we find those who report the Internet as their primary source of science and technology news are diverse in age, more knowledgeable about science and nanotechnology, highly educated, male, and more diverse racially than users of other media. In a comparison of demographic data on actual visits by online users to general news and science Web sites, science sites attracted more male, non-white users from the Western region of the United States than news sites did. News sites, on the other hand, attracted those with a slightly higher level of education. Our analysis of published estimates of keyword searches on nanotechnology reveals people are turning to the Internet to search for keyword searches related to the future, health, and applications of nanotechnology. A content analysis of online content reveals health content dominates overall. Comparisons of content in different types of sites—blogs, government, and general sites—are conducted. Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article (doi:10.1007/s11051-010-9860-2) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users. PMID:21170132

  20. Research News Clinical Investigation Center

    E-print Network

    Blanchette, Robert A.

    Research News Clinical Investigation Center Winter 2013 Advancing Veterinary and Human Medicine and to reduce tumor volume in various animal species. Study participants must meet the following criteria

  1. World Bank: News & Broadcast

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    From logistics to international development, the World Bank's News & Broadcast website is worth bookmarking, particularly for public policy types, international affairs scholars, and anyone with a penchant for global matters. The homepage presents a news area, complete with icons which indicate whether there is video or audio associated with each item. Not only is it a good way to learn about the World Bank's activities, it is another way to stay on top of economic development strategies, political unrest, and foreign investment patterns. Visitors to the site can search all of the media available here, look over the World Bank's YouTube channel, and sign up for their RSS feed. Those persons looking for specific types of information can find a number of categories, including "Speeches", and "Issue Briefs".

  2. Acoustical standards news.

    PubMed

    Blaeser, Susan B; Schomer, Paul D

    2015-05-01

    American National Standards (ANSI Standards) developed by Accredited Standards Committees S1, S2, S3, S3/SC 1, and S12 in the areas of acoustics, mechanical vibration and shock, bioacoustics, animal bioacoustics, and noise, respectively, are published by the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). In addition to these standards, ASA publishes catalogs of Acoustical Standards, both National and International. To receive copies of the latest Standards catalogs, please contact Susan B. Blaeser.Comments are welcomed on all material in Acoustical Standards News.This Acoustical Standards News section in JASA, as well as the National and International Catalogs of Acoustical Standards, and other information on the Standards Program of the Acoustical Society of America, are available via the ASA home page: http://acousticalsociety.org. PMID:25994730

  3. Environmental News Link

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2003-01-01

    The Environmental News Link Web site is published by Capital Reports, which was founded in 1980 by former lobbyist Brian Sturtevant and is self described as a pioneer in specialized environmental policy reporting. Offering an alternative to mainstream sites, visitors can read timely articles on some of the most important environmental news stories of the day. A few of the recent entries include stories about new toxic air emission rules, potential changes to BLM grazing regulations, and how the EPA is providing tools to improve septic system management. Although the articles are very succinct and no links are offered for additional information, those seeking quick updates will appreciate the well laid out and easily read articles.

  4. Neo-Latin News

    E-print Network

    Craig Kallendorf, et al

    2003-01-01

    SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Zini argues that ?the humanists became ... the first true historians of philosophy? (13). The essays in the collection develop this argument from three different, but related, perspectives. The first section, entitled ?Savoir lire... in this sun-centered system, De revolutionibus fully deserves to join the Gutenberg Bible, Shakespeare?s First Folio, and Audobon?s Birds of America, for which a complete census has al- ready been prepared. I described Gingerich?s goal as ?deceptively simple...

  5. Geomorphology in the news

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Nicole Gasparini

    Each student must choose a current news article that relates to geomorphology. Each student will given an oral presentation about the article, including a synopsis of the story and a description of geomorphic processes that are involved. The other students are able to ask questions. The activity gives the students a chance to relate what they are learning about in class to current events and social issues. Designed for a geomorphology course Has minimal/no quantitative component

  6. First Monday: Open Access Publishing

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The peer-reviewed Internet journal, First Monday (discussed in the August 23, 1996 Scout Report), presents a dreary picture for open access publishing and research. The author of this article, Joseph J. Esposito, comments on The Unexpected Future of Open Access Publishing. Esposito is skeptical of the idea that the age of the Internet and online publishing will bring access to the world's research publications free for everyone, "by shifting the costs to other places in the value chain and disintermediating publishers." Instead, he argues that Open Access will come about at the cost of authors and their proxies. The author details his argument regarding these unanticipated outcomes in this article.

  7. Contact: Releasing the news

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Pinotti, Roberto

    The problem of mass behavior after man's future contacts with other intelligences in the universe is not only a challenge for social scientists and political leaders all over the world, but also a cultural time bomb as well. In fact, since the impact of CETI (Contact with Extraterrestrial Intelligence) on human civilization, with its different cultures, might cause a serious socio-anthropological shock, a common and predetermined worldwide strategy is necessary in releasing the news after the contact, in order to keep possible manifestations of fear, panic and hysteria under control. An analysis of past studies in this field and of parallel historical situations as analogs suggests a definite "authority crisis" in the public as a direct consequence of an unexpected release of the news, involving a devastating "chain reaction" process (from both the psychological and sociological viewpoints) of anomie and maybe the collapse of today's society. The only way to prevent all this is to prepare the world's public opinion concerning contact before releasing the news, and to develop a long-term strategy through the combined efforts of scientists, political leaders, intelligence agencies and the mass media, in order to create the cultural conditions in which a confrontation with ETI won't affect mankind in a traumatic way. Definite roles and tasks in this multi-level model are suggested.

  8. 77 FR 55781 - Port Access Route Study: The Atlantic Coast from Maine to Florida

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-11

    ...issued by the Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study (ACPARS) workgroup...column. If you do not have access to the internet, you may view the docket online...that it was conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to...

  9. 75 FR 56919 - Port Access Route Study: The Approaches to San Francisco

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-17

    ...FR 65543), entitled ``Port Access Route Study: Off San Francisco...search.'' If you do not have access to the Internet, you may view the docket online...public meeting regarding its Port Access Route Study in the...

  10. 76 FR 76927 - Port Access Route Study: The Atlantic Coast From Maine to Florida

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-09

    ...additional comments concerning its Port Access Route Study being conducted along...column. If you do not have access to the internet, you may view the docket online...that it was conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to...

  11. 75 FR 68568 - Port Access Route Study: In the Bering Strait

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-11-08

    ...USCG) is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate...column. If you do not have access to the internet, you may view the docket online...and Purpose Requirement for Port Access Route Studies Under the...

  12. Public Agenda Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Public Agenda, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization devoted to public opinion, policy analysis, and citizen education, has recently relaunched its Website. Public Agenda Online provides eighteen issue guides that cover topics such as crime, education, environment, immigration, social security, and welfare. Each issue guide contains an overview of the issue, a news digest of recent stories, background data, various perspectives on the issue, resources for more information, and analyses of related public opinion drawn from major public opinion polls. The site also posts highlights of research reports, presents "critiques on the current state of polling," and offers a weekly email alert service, Public Agenda Alert, which shares the latest in public opinion and public policy research.

  13. The Business Information Services: Old-Line Online Moves to the Web.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    O'Leary, Mick

    1997-01-01

    Although the availability of free information on the World Wide Web has placed traditional, fee-based proprietary online services on the defensive, most major online business services are now on the Web. Highlights several business information providers: Profound, NewsNet and ProQuest Direct, Dow Jones and Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition,…

  14. Consequences of Play: A Systematic Review of the Effects of Online Gaming

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sublette, Victoria Anne; Mullan, Barbara

    2012-01-01

    Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) have received considerable attention in news headlines describing gamers who have died while engaging in excessive play. However, more common physical and psychosocial effects attributed to online video gaming are social isolation, increased aggression, and negative academic and occupational consequences.…

  15. Interactivity, Online Journalism, and English-Language Web Newspapers in Asia.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Massey, Brian L.; Levy, Mark R.

    1999-01-01

    Contributes to scholarship on interactivity and online journalism by performing content analysis of 44 English-language Web newspapers from 14 Asian countries, offering and testing an enlarged theoretical framework for doing so. Finds that the online newspapers provided users with a relatively complex choice of news content, but most did not rate…

  16. Research Note: Online Journalism in the Low CountriesBasic, Occupational and Professional Characteristics of Online Journalists in Flanders and the Netherlands

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Mark Deuze; Steve Paulussen

    2002-01-01

    ? This research note reports the findings of two web-based surveys of online journalists, conducted in the Netherlands and Flanders in 1999 and 2001. By indicating their basic, occupational and professional characteristics, the survey results provide a profile of the online journalists working for Dutch and Flemish print, broadcast and online-only news websites. The results suggest that `technology-driven', `audience-oriented' and

  17. Poynter Online

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Founded in 1975, the Poynter Institute was created by Nelson Poynter, who served as chairman of the St. Petersburg Times and the Congressional Quarterly. Over the past three decades, the organization has worked to train new cadres of journalists through a variety of intensive seminars and educational formats. Poynter Online provides interested parties access to a wide range of articles and columns created by well-regarded members of their organization and other working journalists from around the United States. Visitors can view job postings in the field, look over career columns, and even submit questions to columnists. Along with this vocationally oriented material, there are sections such as ā??diversityā?¯, ā??photojournalismā?¯, and ā??ethicsā?¯, which contain insightful pieces on these subjects. As might be expected given the general trends in media, there are a number of helpful blogs here that address writing for general audiences, ethical considerations for journalists, and so on. For aspiring journalists and those currently working in the profession, this site is tremendously useful.

  18. 11/14/12 nsf.gov -National Science Foundation (NSF) News -Climate Change Threatens Giant Pandas' Bamb... 1/3www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126045&org=NSF&from=news

    E-print Network

    11/14/12 nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Climate Change Threatens Giant Pandas' Bamb... 1/3www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126045&org=NSF&from=news Press Release 12211.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Climate Change Threatens Giant Pandas' Bamb... 2/3www.nsf.gov/news/news

  19. Implementation of Affect Sensitive News Agent (ASNA) for Affectively Classifying of News Summary

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Shaikh Mostafa Al Masum; Tawhidul Islam; Mitsuru Ishizuka; Helmut Prendinger

    In this paper, we explain a system entitled Affect Sensi- tive News Agent (ASNA) developed as a news aggrega- tor that fetches news employing several RSS news-feeds and auto-categorizes the news according to affect sensi- tivity. There are three main factors that distinguish our work from other similar ones. First, we have integrated the approach to sense affective information from

  20. Top Stories | Articles | Product News | Events | New Technologies | Newsletters | Forums | Videos Biocompare > News >

    E-print Network

    Gosselin, Frédéric

    News Biocompare Top Stories | Articles | Product News | Events | New Technologies | Newsletters | Forums | Videos Biocompare > News > Tech Spotlight Efficiency Reigns In Protein Discovery More Spotlights recognition in animals long before humans ever thought of doing such News Sections Cancer Bioprocess News Cell