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  • An analysis of African e-government service websites 

    Rorissa, Abebe; Demissie, Dawit (Elsevier, 2010)
    In most African countries, compared to any other part of the world, the use of information and communication technologies such as those necessary to provide e-Government services is minimal. The continent was once labeled ...
  • Assessment in Practice 

    Mugridge, Rebecca L. (2013-11-08)
    This presentation explores the use of customer service surveys, focus groups, quality initiatives, benchmarking, and other methods to evaluate and assess the work that is done in academic library cataloging departments.
  • Assessment Strategies for Cataloging Managers 

    Mugridge, Rebecca L. (2014-01-22)
    Qualitative assessment activities, when conducted regularly and methodically, can help managers and administrators understand the impact and value of the work that we do for our customers. Are we meeting our customers' ...
  • Benchmarking e-government: A comparison of frameworks for computing e-government index and ranking 

    Rorissa, Abebe; Demissie, Dawit; Pardo, Theresa (Elsevier, 2011)
    Countries are often benchmarked and ranked according to economic, human, and technological development. Benchmarking and ranking tools, such as the United Nation's e-Government index (UNDPEPA, 2002), are used by decision ...
  • Beyond ‘‘green buildings:’’ exploring the effects of Jevons’ Paradox on the sustainability of archival practices 

    Wolfe, Mark (2013-11-13)
    The sustainability of archival institutions will be greatly affected by attempts to mitigate their carbon footprint to meet the challenges of global climate change. This paper explores how recordkeeping practices may ...
  • A bibliometric mapping of the structure of STEM education using co-word analysis 

    Assefa, Shimelis; Rorissa, Abebe (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013)
    STEM, a set of fields that includes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; allied disciplines ranging from environmental, agricultural, and earth sciences to life science and computer science; and education and ...
  • Collection Management as Risk Management 

    Casserly, Mary F. (Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services, 2004)
    Risk and technological changes are inexorably linked, and librarians, as experts, must communicate these risks to lay persons and develop appropriate risk management strategies. This paper identifies some of the risks to ...
  • A comparative study of flickr tags and index terms in a general image collection 

    Rorissa, Abebe (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010)
    Web 2.0 and social/collaborative tagging have altered the traditional roles of indexer and user. Traditional indexing tools and systems assume the top-down approach to indexing in which a trained professional is responsible ...
  • Designer babies: choosing our children’s genes 

    Steinbock, Bonnie (2006-10-11)
    The phrase “designer babies” refers to genetic interventions into pre-implantation embryos in the attempt to influence the traits the resulting children will have. At present, this is not possible, but many people are ...
  • Diffusion of scientific knowledge in agriculture: The case for Africa 

    Assefa, Shimelis; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Rorissa, Abebe (2014-01-22)
    Diffusion of scientific knowledge in the agriculture sector in Africa, primarily in sub Saharan African (SSA) countries, is dominated by traditional extension service that is slow, linear, hierarchical, and poorly funded. ...
  • Epistemology and the Wikipedia 

    Magnus, P.D. (2006-08)
    Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia that is written and edited entirely by visitors to its website. I argue that we are misled when we think of it in the same epistemic category with traditional general encyclopedias. An ...
  • Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings [Book review] 

    Mugridge, Rebecca L. (2012)
    This is a book review of Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings by Vanda Broughton.
  • Evaluating Teen Services and Programs [Book review] 

    Mugridge, Rebecca L. (2012)
    This is a book review of Evaluating Teen Services and Programs, by Sarah Flowers.
  • Executions in the United States, 1608-2002 

    Watt, Espy, M. (2013-11-13)
    This collection furnishes data on executions performed under civil authority in the United States between 1608 and 2002. The dataset describes each individual executed and the circumstances surrounding the crime for which ...
  • Exploring the relationship between feature and perceptual visual spaces 

    Rorissa, Abebe; Clough, Paul; Deselaers, Thomas (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008)
    The number and size of digital repositories containing visual information (images or videos) is increasing and thereby demanding appropriate ways to represent and search these information spaces. Their visualization often ...
  • Fibs in the Wikipedia 

    Magnus, P.D. (2008-02-03)
  • forall x, version 1.11 

    Magnus, P.D. (2006-01-24)
    In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
  • forall x, version 1.20 

    Magnus, P.D. (2006-07-10)
    In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
  • forall x, version 1.21 

    Magnus, P.D. (2007-01-13)
    In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
  • forall x, version 1.22 

    Magnus, P.D. (2007-03-31)
    In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...