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“Do you want to build a snowman?”: Methods for Library Outreach and Collaboration
This session will review the following Online Librarian practices: embedded librarianship, online monthly workshops on demand, and collaborative service-learning courses. Three librarians from various North Carolina libraries ...
Emergence of Antibiotic Resistance: MRSA
Antibiotics once cured infectious diseases that were before deadly and incurable. Though this was an incredible medical breakthrough, only a few years later antibiotic resistance emerged and became another medical problem ...
A Fund Allocation Process: Employing a Use Factor
Beginning in 2012, two librarians sought to revise the beastly allocation formula used to distribute monographic funds at East Carolina University. After investigating different methods, they decided to develop a formula ...
Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Review)
Review of Marianne Buehler's Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2013).
ORCID Identifiers: Planned and Potential Uses by Associations, Publishers, and Librarians
ORCID is an international, interdisciplinary, non-profit organization with a twofold goal: provide an open registry of unique identifiers for researchers and work with the scholarly community to ensure that this persistent ...
Reimagining the Library as a Technology: An Analysis of Ranganathan’s Five Laws of Library Science within the Social Construction of Technology Framework
S. R. Ranganathan’s five laws of library science have long been a theoretical cornerstone of librarianship. This article draws on theories in the field of technology studies to advance the claim that the enduring relevance ...
An Overnight Success?: Usage Patterns and Demographics of Academic Library Patrons During the Overnight Period From 11 p.m.–8 a.m.
During the Fall 2013 semester East Carolina University's main library piloted 24/5 hours of operation by opening on Sunday morning and not closing until Friday night. This article details the planning and execution of the ...
Serum metabolomic profiling in acute alcoholic hepatitis identifies multiple dysregulated pathways
Background and Objectives While animal studies have implicated derangements of global energy homeostasis in the pathogenesis of acute alcoholic hepatitis (AAH), the relevance of these findings to the development of human ...
Risk-adjusted survival after coronary artery bypass grafting: Implications for quality improvement
Mortality represents an important outcome measure following coronary artery bypass grafting. Shorter survival times may reflect poor surgical quality and an increased number of costly postoperative complications. Quality ...
Should providers encourage realistic weight expectations and satisfaction with lost weight in commercial weight loss programs? a preliminary study
Background Attrition is a problem among patients who participate in commercial weight loss programs. One possible explanation is that if patients are unable to reach a weight that they expect to achieve, they may be ...