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Studying the Relationships of Information Technology Concepts
Different information technology concepts are related in complex ways. How can the relationships among multiple IT concepts be described and analyzed in a scalable way? It is a challenging research question, not only because ...
Valuing Our Scans: Assessing the Value and Impact of Digitizing Ethnographic Collections for Access
(Museums and the Web, 2014-01-16)
Over the years, the heritage field has made great strides at making ethnographic and anthropological collections available in their digitized formats. Through digitization, institutions are finding creative ways to make ...
Alternate Reality Games as Platforms for Practicing 21st-Century Literacies
(International Journal of Learning and Media, 2013)
The Cost of Turning Heads - The Design and Evaluation of Vocabulary Prompts on a Head-Worn Display to Support Persons with Aphasia in Conversation
Symbol-based dictionaries could provide persons with aphasia a resource for finding needed words, but they can detract from conversation. This research explores the potential of head-worn displays (HWDs) to provide glanceable ...
NEGOTIATED TASTES: A STUDY OF THE AMERICANIZATION OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN EUROPEAN IMMIGRANTS BY SOCIAL WORKERS, REFORMERS AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENTISTS.
This thesis aims to prove that the efforts of settlement workers, immigrant aid organization workers, home economists, reformers and nutritional scientists to Americanize the foodways of the southern and eastern European ...
ACCESSIBILITY IN CONTEXT: UNDERSTANDING THE TRULY MOBILE EXPERIENCE OF USERS WITH MOTOR IMPAIRMENTS
Touchscreen smartphones are becoming broadly adopted by the US population. Ensuring that these devices are accessible for people with disabilities is critical for equal access. For people with motor impairments, the vast ...
Securing the Human – Exploring Current Security Awareness among Employees and Finding Ways to Improve it in the Organizational Setting
As organizational security breaches increase, it becomes imperative to understand the factors that lead to these breaches and take the necessary steps to minimize threats. Since employees are considered the weakest link ...
"I know where that is": Cultural Differences in Perception of Places
This study focuses on modeling people's perceptions of places and how those perceptions are affected by cultural differences. Cultural background affects the way people feel and recall information. However, it is unclear ...
Serving Higher Education's Highest Goals: Assessment of the Academic Library as Place
(ACRL Publications, 2011-09)
An empirical study was conducted using methods borrowed from the psychology of religion (instead of corporate assessment techniques) to assess whether the academic library as place supports students’ desire to feel connected ...
Has the Revolution in Scholarly Communication Lived Up to Its Promise?
(American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2011-06)
In the late 1990s the need for an overhaul in the approach to scholarly publishing was recognized. A drastic change would revise the economic model on which publishing was based, give authors rights to their own works ...