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  1. Nineteenth Century American Poetry

    Description: The research papers posted on this site showcase the wide-ranging archival work undertaken by a group of Northwestern University junior and senior English majors during winter quarter 2018. Their mission: recover a work of poetry published in the nineteenth-century United States from the library's open stacks or from Special Collections,...
    Subject: american literature and american poetry
    Creator: Jay Grossman
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
  2. Humanities Open Books

    Description: With the generous support of the Humanities Open Book Program, a joint effort of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Northwestern is proud to make available important and groundbreaking works in philosophy, literary criticism, and African studies. Access to the collection is free and...
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Northwestern University Press
    Date Created: 2018
  3. Enchiridion Leonis Papae (Enchiridion of Pope Leo III)

    Description: This project brings together five editions of a relatively under-studied grimoire, the "Enchiridion Leonis Papæ", and analyses them for the first time in an academic format. The analysis examines what little has been written about the "Enchiridion Leonis Papæ" as well as its legendary associations with Pope Leo III and...
    Keyword: Middle Ages, History, Printing History, Charlemagne, Grimoire, Horae, Magic, Anthropology, Medieval Studies, Esoteric, Carolingian Studies, Occult, and Early Modern
    Subject: History, Occult and Esoteric Studies, Medieval Studies, and Carolingian Studies
    Creator: Smith, Edward
    Owner: Ted Smith
    Publisher: University of York
    Language: Early Modern French, Old English, Latin, and English
    Date Created: September 2012
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Masters Thesis
  4. Research Abroad Projects

    Description: Northwestern University provides students the opportunity to participate in research-focused study abroad programs. Participating students conduct original research, often using a combination of fieldwork methods, such as interviews and archival research. This collection archives the research projects completed by students studying abroad.
    Creator: Undergraduate Learning Abroad
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  5. Nanoscape: The Journal for Undergraduate Research in Nanoscience

    Description: Nanoscape: The Journal for Undergraduate Research in Nanoscience is an annual publication of original research conducted by undergraduates from around the county. The journal was launched in 2004 and was the first of its kind in the country. The journal disseminates the results of undergraduate research in the broad fields...
    Keyword: Nanoscience
    Contributor: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=0755375 and https://nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=0647560
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: International Institute for Nanotechnology
    Date Created: 2004 - 2011
    Rights: In Copyright
    Identifier: https://doi.org/10.21985/N2MM8B
  6. Computational Research Day

    Description: Posters presented at Computational Research Day.
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
  7. Northwestern Open Access Fund

    Description: The Northwestern Open Access Fund supports Northwestern scholars who wish to make their journal articles openly available immediately upon publication and to support gold open access publishers around the world. This collection of scholarship was published using the fund.
    Keyword: Open Access
    Creator: Northwestern University Libraries
    Owner: Chris Diaz
  8. Plant Biology and Conservation Theses

    Description: Masters theses for the M.S. in Plant Biology and Conservation program, in partnership with the Chicago Botanical Gardens.
    Subject: plant biology
    Creator: Program in Plant Biology and Conservation
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Northwestern University Libraries
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Masters Thesis
    Identifier: https://doi.org/10.21985/N2M66F
  9. Infrastructure Technology Institute Publications

    Description: Publications from Northwestern University's Infrastructure Technology Institute. "The Theme Of The Infrastructure Technology Institute Is To Develop Strategies And Tools To Protect And Improve The Condition, Capacity, And Performance Of The Nation’s Highway, Railroad, And Mass Transit Infrastructure Systems." The Infrastructure Technology Institute (ITI) developed advanced methods for monitoring infrastructure...
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Identifier: doi:10.21985/N2TM1J
  10. Undergraduate Research and Arts Expo

    Description: The Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition is the annual forum for original research and creative work by undergraduate students at Northwestern University. Prizes are awarded for the best poster, oral presentation, and creative arts entry. This conference archive organizes the oral presentations, posters, and creative works from the Expo and...
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
  11. Disorders of Consciousness Scale-25 Items (DOCS25)

    Description: The DOCS25 is a collection of articles, administration manuals and clinical scoring form. This collection is available for clinicians and researchers to use with patients who are recovering consciousness.
    Keyword: Disordered Consciounsness, Neurobehavioral Manifestation, Assessment, Non-traumatic Brain Injiury , Outcome Assessment, and Traumatic Brain Injury
    Creator: Theresa Pape
    Contributor: Ann Guernon, Trudy Mallinson
    Owner: Theresa L Bender Pape
    Publisher: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development
    Language: English
    Date Created: June 23, 2017
    Resource Type: Poster, Article, Report, Conference Proceeding, Presentation, Research Paper, Audio, Video, and Other
  12. AfricaPlus: Selected Articles

    Description: Selected articles from the AfricaPlus blog, edited by Richard Joseph.
    Keyword: botswana, uganda, mali, south africa, and nigeria
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Contributor: Nicolas van de Walle, Jeffrey Herbst, Wale Adebanwi, Nicholas van de Walle, Salih Nur, Tim Kelsall, Moses Khisa, John Campbell, Goran Hyden, Attahiru Jega, Jerome McDonnell, and Rachel Riedl
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Article
  13. Communication Studies Honors Theses

    Description: The Communication Studies Honors Program provides a special opportunity for advanced students to pursue an intellectual passion, acquire valuable research and writing skills, and complete their undergraduate career with distinction. Through guided development of an independent study research project, the student produces a scholarly paper, laboratory research report, or other...
    Creator: Department of Communication Studies
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Identifier: https://doi.org/10.21985/N2V38B
  14. Chemical Process Design

    Description: This electronic textbook is a student-contributed open-source text covering the materials used in our chemical engineering capstone design courses at Northwestern. The goal of this project is to provide the greater chemical engineering community with a useful and relevant resource on chemical process design methods and case studies. This project...
    Subject: Chemical engineering--Study and teaching and Chemical engineering
    Creator: Fengqi You
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Created: 2014
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Book
  15. Posner Research Program Presentations

    Description: The Posner Research Program gives rising sophomores the opportunity to engage in research projects under the guidance of Northwestern faculty members during the summer after their first year. Research opportunities are available in four areas of study: humanities, social science, natural science, or mathematics.
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Resource Type: Presentation
  16. Program of African Studies Working Papers

    Description: The PAS Working Papers series showcases writings in African studies by Northwestern faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates, as well as work by PAS visiting scholars.
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Rights: In Copyright
    Identifier: https://doi.org/10.21985/N2B45W
  17. Politica Northwestern

    Description: Politica Northwestern is the academic journal of Politics & Policy (P&P), a non-partisan undergraduate student publication seeking to encourage informed political conversation on college campuses around the country. Edited by students of Northwestern University, P&P represents a community of individuals interested in why world shaping events occur and what impact...
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
  18. Bienen: Doctor of Musical Arts Projects

    Description: The Doctor of Musical Arts at the Bienen School of Music is designed to foster the development of both musical artistry and scholarly achievement. All DMA students must submit written documents that must represent intensive, original research that makes a meaningful contribution to knowledge in the student's field.
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
    Identifier: https://doi.org/10.21985/N2Z087
  19. Process Optimization

    Description: This electronic textbook is a student-contributed open-source text covering a variety of topics on process optimization.
    Creator: Fengqi You
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Resource Type: Book
  20. A Strategy for the Future: Campus Collaborations

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    Keyword: visual resources, collaboration, and librarianship
    Creator: Rockenbach, Barbara and Caizzi, Carolyn
    Owner: Carolyn Caizzi
    Publisher: VRA Bulletin
    Date Uploaded: 09/20/2016
    Date Modified: 09/27/2016
    Date Created: Summer 2010
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
  21. Report on Data Management Survey, Northwestern University

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    Description: The E-Science Working group designed a survey in 2013 to investigate how researchers at Northwestern University manage data and to help determine researchers’ needs or requirements for data storage, preservation and sharing. The 21 question survey looked at several areas involving data and data management, including the types and size...
    Keyword: survey, data management, and report
    Creator: Cunera Buys
    Contributor: e-science working group
    Owner: Cunera M Buys
    Date Uploaded: 12/09/2016
    Date Modified: 12/09/2016
    Date Created: May 22, 2014
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Report
  22. Research Data Survey Recommendations

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    Keyword: data management
    Creator: Cunera Buys
    Contributor: e-science working group
    Owner: Cunera M Buys
    Date Uploaded: 12/09/2016
    Date Modified: 12/09/2016
    Date Created: November 10, 2014
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States
  23. Many-to-many matching and price discrimination

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    Description: We study centralized many-to-many matching in markets where agents have private information about (vertical) characteristics that determine match values. Our analysis reveals how matching patterns reflect cross-subsidization between sides. Agents are endogenously partitioned into consumers and inputs. At the optimum, the costs of procuring agents-inputs are compensated by the gains...
    Keyword: economics and cross-subsidization
    Creator: Gomes, Renato and Pavan, Alessandro
    Depositor: Chris Diaz
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Publisher: Wiley
    Date Uploaded: 01/06/2017
    Date Modified: 12/01/2017
    Date Created: 2016-09-12
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
  24. Capturing Qualitative Data: Northwestern University Special Libraries’ Acknowledgments Database

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    Description: Assessment and supporting data have become of increasing interest in librarianship. In this paper, we describe the development and implementation of the Northwestern University Library Acknowledgments Database tool, which gathers and documents qualitative data, as well as its component reporting function. This collaborative project and resulting products demonstrate how librarians...
    Keyword: libraries, endnote, and assessment
    Creator: Michelle Guittar, Geoffrey Morse, and Sara Stigberg
    Owner: Michelle Anne Guittar
    Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
    Location: Northwestern University
    Date Uploaded: 01/06/2017
    Date Modified: 03/10/2017
    Date Created: 2015-10-01
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Article
  25. Increased Internet use and poorer ability to manage emotions in youth at high-risk for psychosis

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    Description: The relationship between Internet use and social behavior remains unknown. However, research indicates that Internet use (IU) may have some causal role in certain types of psychopathology and overall functioning. In contrast, other work suggests that IU may be protective and buffer against social isolation. Poorer emotional processing (EP) is...
    Keyword: Prodrome, Emotional Processing, internet, and Psychosis Risk
    Creator: Andrea Pelletier-Baldelli, Vijay A. Mittal, and Lindsay Ives
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/12/2017
    Date Modified: 01/12/2017
    Date Created: 2015-11-17
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scog.2015.08.002
  26. Management of pediatric pyocele using percutaneous imaging-guided aspiration

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    Description: INTRODUCTION: Pyocele of the scrotum is a rare clinical entity not well-described in the pediatric liter-ature. With the exception of those patients who cannot undergo surgery, all published cases have beentreated definitely with surgical drainage with severe cases leading to orchiectomy.PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 12 day-old full-term boy with no...
    Keyword: Pyocele, Non-surgical management, and Infected hydrocele
    Creator: Earl Y. Cheng and Daniel T. Oberlin
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/12/2017
    Date Modified: 01/12/2017
    Date Created: 2015-10-03
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2015.09.003
  27. Disruptions in neural connectivity associated with reduced susceptibility to a depth inversion illusion in youth at ultra high risk for psychosis

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    Description: Patients with psychosis exhibit a reduced susceptibility to depth inversion illusions (DII) in which a physically concave surface is perceived as convex (e.g., the hollow mask illusion). Here, we examined the extent to which lessened susceptibility to DII characterized youth at ultra high risk (UHR) for psychosis. In this study,...
    Keyword: UHR, fcMRI, bottom-up processing, Hollow-mask illusion, Depth inversion Illusion, and Top-down processing
    Creator: Brian P. Keane, Andrea Pelletier-Baldelli, Tina Gupta, Vijay A. Mittal, Steven M. Silverstein, Derek J. Dean, Raeana E. Newberry, Ivanka Ristanovic, Jessica A. Bernard, and Thomas V. Papathomas
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Date Uploaded: 01/12/2017
    Date Modified: 05/08/2017
    Date Created: 2016-10-02
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2016.09.022
  28. Progression of Intravesical Condyloma Acuminata to Locally Advanced Poorly Differentiated Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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    Description: Condyloma acuminata (CA) is a common sexually transmitted disease caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection. CA of the bladder, however, is an exceedingly rare lesion. We present a rare case of poorly differentiated locally invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising from recurrent CA of the bladder in an immunocompetent...
    Keyword: Bladder cancer, Squamous cell carcinoma, Human papilloma virus, and Condyloma acuminata
    Creator: K.T. Perry, D.T. Oberlin, Y. Bhanji, R.B. Nadler, X.J. Yang, and A. Khambati
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/12/2017
    Date Modified: 01/12/2017
    Date Created: 2016-05-26
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eucr.2016.04.016
  29. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Secondary to Mass Lesion of the Brain: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

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    Description: Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to neurologic disorders are well-established, but intracranial mass lesions are rare causes of LUTS with very few case reports described in the literature. We present a 28-year old man with urinary urgency, frequency and incontinence which were revealed to be secondary to a large...
    Keyword: Frontal lobe, Neurologic disorder, Lower urinary tract symptoms, and Brain tumor
    Creator: Leslie M. Okorji and Daniel T. Oberlin
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/12/2017
    Date Modified: 01/12/2017
    Date Created: 2016-06-04
    Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eucr.2016.05.005
  30. Teens, Health and Technology: A National Survey

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    Description: In the age of digital technology, as teens seem to be constantly connected online, via social media, and through mobile applications, it is no surprise that they increasingly turn to digital media to answer their health questions. This study is the first of its kind to survey a large, nationally-representative...
    Keyword: information-seeking, digital technology, adolescents, and health
    Creator: Alexis Lauricella, Leanne Beaudoin-Ryan, Heather Montague, Ellen Wartella, and Vicky Rideout
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Cogitatio
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/12/2017
    Date Modified: 01/12/2017
    Date Created: 2016-06-16
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/mac.v4i3.515
  31. A Powerful New Quantitative Genetics Platform, Combining Caenorhabditis elegans High-Throughput Fitness Assays with a Large Collection of Recombinant Strains

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    Description: The genetic variants underlying complex traits are often elusive even in powerful model organisms such as Caenorhabditis elegans with controlled genetic backgrounds and environmental conditions. Two major contributing factors are: (1) the lack of statistical power from measuring the phenotypes of small numbers of individuals, and (2) the use of...
    Keyword: QTL mapping, high-throughput phenotyping, C. elegans, and fitness assays
    Creator: Hannah S. Seidel, Joshua S. Bloom, Johnathan R. Crissman, Rajarshi Ghosh, Tyler C. Shimko, Leonid Kruglyak, Erik C. Anderson, and Justin P. Gerke
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Genetics Society of America
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/12/2017
    Date Modified: 01/12/2017
    Date Created: 2015-03-13
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: doi: 10.1534/g3.115.017178
  32. Cardiovascular risk factor screening and management of obese patients at an outpatient pediatric cardiology center

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    Description: Objective: To evaluate documentation of cardiovascular (CV) risk factors and obesity management by pediatric cardiologists. Study design: Review of medical records of obese (≥95th body mass index percentile) 2–17 year-old children presenting to outpatient pediatric cardiology over 1 year. Subjects were categorized as: heart disease (HD) with increased risk for...
    Keyword: Obesity, Congential heart disease, Cardiovascular risk factors, Children, and Pediatric
    Creator: Margaret Greco, Soyang Kwon, Arun Sood, and Adolfo J. Ariza
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Springer
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/19/2017
    Date Modified: 01/19/2017
    Date Created: 2016-10-24
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI 10.1186/s40064-016-3340-9
  33. Comparison of range-of-motion and variability in upper body movements between transradial prosthesis users and able-bodied controls when executing goal-oriented tasks

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    Description: Background: Current upper limb prostheses do not replace the active degrees-of-freedom distal to the elbow inherent to intact physiology. Limited evidence suggests that transradial prosthesis users demonstrate shoulder and trunk movements to compensate for these missing volitional degrees-of-freedom. The purpose of this study was to enhance understanding of the effects...
    Keyword: Kinematics, Upper limb, Trunk, Prosthesis, and Transradial amputation
    Creator: Steven A. Gard, Rebecca L. Stine, Stefania Fatone, Craig W. Heckathorne, and Matthew J. Major
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/19/2017
    Date Modified: 01/19/2017
    Date Created: 2014-09-06
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1186/1743-0003-11-132
  34. Evolution of anthozoan polyp retraction mechanisms: convergent functional morphology and evolutionary allometry of the marginal musculature in order Zoanthidea (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia)

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    Description: Background: Retraction is among the most important basic behaviors of anthozoan Cnidaria polyps and is achieved through the coordinated contraction of at least six different muscle groups. Across the Anthozoa, these muscles range from unrecognizable atrophies to massive hypertrophies, producing a wide diversity of retraction abilities and functional morphologies. The...
    Keyword: Symbiosis, Hexacorallia , Evolutionary allometry, Phylogenetic comparative methods, Coelenterata, Convergent evolution, and Functional morphology
    Creator: Jennifer L. Schellinger, Timothy D. Swain, Kim E. Reuter, and Anna M. Strimaitis
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Date Uploaded: 01/19/2017
    Date Modified: 01/19/2017
    Date Created: 2015-06-02
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0406-1
  35. Developmental trajectories of physical activity and television viewing during adolescence among girls: National Growth and Health Cohort Study

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    Description: Background: Analytic methodology for investigating physical activity patterns over time has been limited. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the group-based trajectory analysis process for identifying developmental physical activity (PA) and television (TV) viewing trajectories and the risk factor of PA trajectories, and for examining a relationship between...
    Keyword: National Growth and Health study, Group-based trajectory model, Physical activity patterns, Latent class growth model, Dual trajectories, and Television viewing
    Creator: Mercedes R. Camethon, Jungwha Lee, and Soyang Kwon
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Date Uploaded: 01/19/2017
    Date Modified: 01/19/2017
    Date Created: 2015-07-15
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2043-4
  36. Obstetrician cognitive and affective skills in a diverse academic population

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    Description: Background: Obstetrician cognitive and affective traits have been identified to have relationships with their patients’ perinatal outcomes. The objective was to identify relationships between obstetrician demographic and practice characteristics and physician coping, self-efficacy, anxiety and ambiguity tolerance. Methods: Obstetricians at a single institution were surveyed using 5 validated scales measuring...
    Keyword: Medical education, Tolerance of ambiguity, Coping skills, Obstetrician cognition, and Physician professional development
    Creator: William A. Grobman and Lynn M. Yee
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Date Uploaded: 01/19/2017
    Date Modified: 01/19/2017
    Date Created: 2016-05-10
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1186/s12909-016-0659-4
  37. Performance-based incentives may be appropriate to address challenges to delivery of prevention of vertical transmission of HIV services in rural Mozambique: a qualitative investigation

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    Description: Background: Performance-based incentives (PBIs) have garnered global attention as a promising strategy to improve healthcare delivery to vulnerable populations. However, literature gaps in the context in which an intervention is implemented and how the PBIs were developed exist. Therefore, we (1) characterized the barriers and promoters to prevention of vertical...
    Keyword: Traditional birth attendants, Motivation, Maternal and child health nurses, Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Health systems, Mozambique, Performance-based incentives, and Community health workers
    Creator: Delphine Pinault, Roseanne C. Schuster, Sera L. Young, Octávio de Sousa, Jacqueline Rivera, and Rebecca Olson
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/19/2017
    Date Modified: 01/19/2017
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1186/s12960-016-0157-0
  38. Parental characteristic patterns associated with maintaining healthy physical activity behavior during childhood and adolescence

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    Description: Background: Parental characteristics that influence child physical activity (PA) behavior often co-occur. An analytic approach that considers these co-occurring patterns can help researchers better understand the overall context of parental influence. The study aims were to: (1) identify diverse patterns of the relationships among parental characteristics, (2) examine the influence...
    Keyword: Sports participation, Moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity, Father's role in child physical activity, and Latent class
    Creator: Kathleen F. Janz, Steven M. Levy, Elena M. Letuchy, Trudy L. Burns, and Soyang Kwon
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 01/20/2017
    Date Modified: 05/08/2017
    Date Created: 2016-05-06
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0383-9
  39. Researchers’ perspectives on pediatric obesity research participant recruitment

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    Description: Background: Childhood obesity prevalence has tripled over the last three decades. Pediatric obesity has important implications for both adult health as well as the United States economy. In order to combat pediatric obesity, exploratory studies are necessary to create effective interventions. Recruitment is an essential part of any study, and...
    Keyword: Pediatric obesity, Study recruitment, Strategies, and Qualitative
    Creator: Yasha Parikh, Karen Williams, and Maryann Mason
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Date Uploaded: 01/20/2017
    Date Modified: 01/20/2017
    Date Created: 2015-09-19
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI 10.1186/s40169-016-0099-0
  40. Complete Vesicourethral Anastomotic Disruption Following Prostatectomy

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    Description: Vesicourethral anastomotic (VUA) disruption with bladder displacement into the abdominal cavity following robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) is an exceedingly rare complication. There have been no cited case reports after robotic surgery but case reports after open radical prostatectomy have been noted. Other complications related to VUA include bleeding with or...
    Keyword: Vesicourethral anastomotic (VUA) and Case study
    Creator: Ashima Singal, Daniel Oberlin, Justin S. Han, and Christopher M. Gonzalez
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
    Date Uploaded: 01/20/2017
    Date Modified: 01/20/2017
    Date Created: 2016-06-29
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1089/cren.2016.0065
  41. Exploring reading habits and academic success in rural Kenya

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    Description: This study explores the relationship between reading habits and reading materials, and academic success of primary school students in the Ontulili community of Kenya. The study revealed high levels of satisfaction and contentment among the participants with respect to the availability of resources, reading abilities, educational performance, and overall preparedness...
    Keyword: Reading habits, reading material, and reading culture
    Creator: Florence N. Mugambi
    Owner: Florence Nthiira Mugambi
    Publisher: Sage
    Date Uploaded: 01/25/2017
    Date Modified: 02/20/2017
    Date Created: 9/10/2015
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: DOI: 10.1177/0340035215610303
  42. Approaches to Crime Control and Order Maintenance in Transitional Societies: The Role of Village Headmen, Chiefs, Sub-Chiefs and Administration Police in Rural Kenya

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    Description: The need to illuminate and contextualize approaches to crime control and order maintenance in transitional societies has become increasingly necessary, thanks to the pervasiveness of social disorder and the elusive nature of crime in general. This study focuses on the functions of the Provincial Administration and the Administration Police in...
    Keyword: Crime prevention, order maintenance, crime control, and transitional societies
    Creator: Florence N. Mugambi and Jospeter M. Mbuba
    Owner: Florence Nthiira Mugambi
    Publisher: African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies
    Date Uploaded: 01/26/2017
    Date Modified: 01/26/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Article
  43. The numerology of gender: gendered perceptions of even and odd numbers

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    Description: Do numbers have gender? Wilkie and Bodenhausen (2012) examined this issue in a series of experiments on perceived gender. They examined the perceived gender of baby faces and foreign names. Arbitrary numbers presented with these faces and names influenced their perceived gender. Specifically, odd numbers connoted masculinity, while even numbers...
    Keyword: numbers
    Creator: James E. B. Wilkie
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Frontiers Media
    Date Uploaded: 01/30/2017
    Date Modified: 01/30/2017
    Date Created: 2015-06-15
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Article
    Identifier: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00810
  44. Never Neutral: Critical Approaches to Digital Tools & Culture in the Humanities

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    Description: Presented at the University of Western Ontario's "Digital Humanities Speaker Series" on October 16, 2013. An earlier version was presented at the Illinois Institute of Technology's "Digital Humanities Speaker Series" on September 11, 2013. Many thanks to Whitney Trettien, Heather Froehlich, David Golumbia, and Robin Camille Davis for reading and...
    Keyword: Digital Humanities, Humanities, Pedagogy, Digital Literacy, Tools
    Subject: Digital Humanities
    Creator: Josh Honn
    Owner: Josh Honn
    Location: University of Western Ontario
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 02/28/2017
    Date Modified: 02/28/2017
    Date Created: 2013-10-16
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Presentation
  45. Residency Programs and Demonstrating Commitment to Diversity

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    Description: This paper was presented on March, 28, 2015, at the Association for College and Research Libraries Conference in Portland, Oregon. Slides are also available for download. and Post-graduate internships, residencies, and fellowships have existed in research libraries since the 1930s, and have increasingly become a diversity recruitment and retention method of college and university libraries since the 1980s. These programs recruit recent graduates from Library and Information Science programs for training and specialization in some aspect of...
    Keyword: academic libraries and diversity in librarianship
    Creator: Chris Diaz and Kelly McElroy
    Owner: Chris Diaz
    Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries
    Date Uploaded: 02/28/2017
    Date Modified: 02/28/2017
    Date Created: 2015-03-28
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Conference Proceeding
  46. Vilém Flusser and the Abysmal Privilege of Our Platforms

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    Description: The following short talk—an initial thinking-through and provocation from my recent reading—was presented at HASTAC 2014 in Lima, Peru, as part of the “Political Platforms: Software, Social Justice, and Designing for Change” panel, which included Beatrice Choi, Anne Cong-Huyen, Amanda Philips, and Tara McPherson (discussant).
    Keyword: Digital Humanities, Platform Studies, Philosophy, Nature,
    Subject: Digital Humanities
    Creator: Josh Honn
    Owner: Josh Honn
    Location: Lima, Peru
    Language: English
    Date Uploaded: 02/28/2017
    Date Modified: 02/28/2017
    Date Created: 2014-04-25
    Rights: Attribution 3.0 United States
    Resource Type: Presentation