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Building context with tumor growth modeling projects in differential equations
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
The use of modeling projects serves to integrate, reinforce, and extend student knowledge. Here we present two projects related to tumor growth appropriate for a first course in differential equations. They illustrate the ...
Children's books in the digital world : The bigger picture for our graduates
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 3/27/2015)
This paper highlights a unique pilot program to test the utility of providing award-winning children’s literature in e-book format at an academic library. A high demand for quality PreK–12 literature exists at many ...
AGA: Interactive pipeline for reproducible gene expression and DNA methylation data analyses
Automated Genomics Analysis (AGA) is an interactive program to analyze high-throughput genomic data sets on a variety of platforms. An easy to use, point and click, guided pipeline is implemented to combine, define, and ...
Let's circulate : A report on the 1st annual New Jersey Access Services Meeting
In 2014, access services librarians and professional staff from various institutions all over New Jersey came together at The College of New Jersey, in Ewing Township, to discuss regional trends and issues in access services. ...
Mining and Analyzing Circulation and ILL Data for Informed Collection Development
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015)
The authors investigated quantitative methods of collection use analysis employing library data that are available in ILS and ILL systems to better understand library collection use and user needs. For the purpose of the ...
What Makes Access Services Staff Happy? A Job Satisfaction Survey
This article reports the results of a survey that analyzed the job satisfaction of 361 library access services practitioners. Library access services staff were surveyed and asked to rate job satisfaction based on Maslow's ...
Microparticles in Three Dimensional Thrombus Formation
Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot under pathological conditions. The growth of thrombi may be accelerated by the presence of circulating cell-derived vesicles, termed microparticles (MPs). Previous studies have ...
Emergence of Anti-Cancer Drug Resistance: Exploring the Importance of the Microenvironmental Niche via a Spatial Model
(Springer Verlag, 2015)
Practically, all chemotherapeutic agents lead to drug resistance. Clinically, it is a challenge to determine whether resistance arises prior to, or as a result of, cancer therapy. Further, a number of different intracellular ...
RDA Implementation and Training Issues across United States Academic Libraries: An In-Depth E-Mail Interview Study
(Association for Library and Information Science Education, 2015)
The study aims at providing in-depth perspectives on the ways in which cataloging/metadata professionals have coped with RDA training and implementation through an-mail interview method. Results show that the performance-based, ...
Psychosocial Predictors of Racial Health Disparities Awareness
The purpose of the present study was to measure the public’s awareness of racial/ethnic health disparities and to examine the effect of priming participants’ belief systems on racial/ethnic health disparities awareness.