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Complex Adaptive Systems: Adapting and Managing Teams and Team Conflict (open access)

Complex Adaptive Systems: Adapting and Managing Teams and Team Conflict

This book chapter provides an overview of teams, complex adaptive systems, conflict stages, and conflict models, while also presenting adaptive leadership as a style that offers organizations with the capabilities of reacting to changing environments quickly.
Date: August 1, 2018
Creator: Turner, John; Baker, Rose M. & Morris, Mark
System: The UNT Digital Library
Disrupting Labor in Digital Humanities; or, The Classroom Is Not Your Crowd (open access)

Disrupting Labor in Digital Humanities; or, The Classroom Is Not Your Crowd

This chapter critiques the use of student labor on digital humanities projects in and out of the classroom.
Date: November 6, 2018
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success (open access)

Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success

As libraries continue to reinvent themselves to remain relevant, spaces, services, and instruction targeted specifically for the needs of the graduate student community are essential. This chapter describes how the Library Research Support Services Department (LRSS) of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries has collaborated with The Toulouse Graduate School (TGS) to support graduate students through the process of achieving the following three milestones: (1) writing the dissertation or thesis proposal, (2) completing the writing of the dissertation or thesis, and (3) developing an elevator speech for potential employers.
Date: 2018
Creator: O'Toole, Erin; Barham, Rebecca; Monahan, Jo & Smith, Susan
System: The UNT Digital Library
Scholarly Communications Librarian (open access)

Scholarly Communications Librarian

The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit is a thorough handbook designed to guide future academic librarians from library school through first several years. This chapter specifically focused on scholarly communications librarian, which is a relatively recent area of professional focus for academic librarians.
Date: 2019
Creator: Martin, John Edward
System: The UNT Digital Library
“¿Son Modos? Tonos y salmodia en Andrés Lorente (open access)

“¿Son Modos? Tonos y salmodia en Andrés Lorente

This book chapter discusses the distinction between modes and tones as corresponding to different epistemologies.
Date: 2013
Creator: Illari, Bernardo
System: The UNT Digital Library
Electrochemical Synthesis of Rare Earth Ceramic Oxide Coatings (open access)

Electrochemical Synthesis of Rare Earth Ceramic Oxide Coatings

This book chapter discusses the electrochemical synthesis of lanthanum, cerium, and praseodymium oxides.
Date: November 11, 2015
Creator: Golden, Teresa; Shang, Yajuan; Wang, Qi & Zhou, Ting
System: The UNT Digital Library
Ferromagnetic ZnO Nanowires for Spintronic Applications (open access)

Ferromagnetic ZnO Nanowires for Spintronic Applications

This book chapter reviews experimental results of observed room temperature ferromagnetism in transition metal doped group II-VI semiconductors.
Date: December 19, 2012
Creator: Philipose, Usha & Sapkota, Gopal
System: The UNT Digital Library
Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland (open access)

Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland

This book chapter examines problems emerging due to the designation of protected areas as well as implementation and management of the Natura 2000 in Poland.
Date: August 8, 2012
Creator: Grodzińska-Jurczak, Małgorzata; Strzelecka, Marianna; Kamal, Sristi & Gutowska, Justyna
System: The UNT Digital Library
Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings (open access)

Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings

This book chapter reviews the electrodeposition of Cu-Ni incorporated with nano- to microparticles to produce metal matrix composites.
Date: March 23, 2016
Creator: Thurber, Casey; Mohamed, Adel M. A. & Golden, Teresa
System: The UNT Digital Library
IamWe: Digital Storytelling, Personal Journeys, and Praxis (open access)

IamWe: Digital Storytelling, Personal Journeys, and Praxis

This chapter discusses the practice of digital storytelling as it relates to personal growth among high school youth who were part of the IamWe program.
Date: 2017
Creator: Nuñez-Janes, Mariela & Franco, David Oliveira, Jr.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Stop Folding the Dough: Intervening to Decide Whether or Not to Assess Again (open access)

Stop Folding the Dough: Intervening to Decide Whether or Not to Assess Again

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing the assessment methods of the Assessment Workgroup at the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brannon, Sian
System: The UNT Digital Library
Rendering Repositories: Taking out the Fat and Getting to the Impact (open access)

Rendering Repositories: Taking out the Fat and Getting to the Impact

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing how to survey users for understanding the perceived value of digital library collections.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Waugh, Laura
System: The UNT Digital Library
Rubrics and Rutabagas: Only One is Useful for Assessing Staff During Evaluations (open access)

Rubrics and Rutabagas: Only One is Useful for Assessing Staff During Evaluations

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing how rubrics can be used for discussing employee performance expectations and evaluations.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Leuzinger, Julie
System: The UNT Digital Library
Professional Development Assessment Paella (open access)

Professional Development Assessment Paella

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing the assessment methods of a professional development program at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: 2017
Creator: Sassen, Catherine; Harker, Karen & O'Toole, Erin
System: The UNT Digital Library
Media and Communication (open access)

Media and Communication

This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Dear Facebook

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This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Functional Ontology of Filmic Documents (open access)

The Functional Ontology of Filmic Documents

This book chapter discusses the functional ontology of filmic documents. The authors examine a few phases of probing of filmic documents, and the relationship between structure and meaning. The authors have taken the liberty of sketching the earlier phases and of presenting the most recent in somewhat more detail. Considerations of the early phases, among other issues of document use, led to the functional ontology construction as a foundation for this probing and for wider concerns within the arena of messages, meanings, and uses.
Date: 2007
Creator: Anderson, Richard L.; O'Connor, Brian Clark & Kearns, Jodi L.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today (open access)

Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today

This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Phillips, Jessica
System: The UNT Digital Library
STEM Bachelor's Degree Attainment among Women of Color in the United States: Using Geographic Analysis for Gender and Racial Equity Research (open access)

STEM Bachelor's Degree Attainment among Women of Color in the United States: Using Geographic Analysis for Gender and Racial Equity Research

This chapter showcases a study that examines the relationship between STEM bachelor’s degree attainment, particularly focusing on women of color, and the opportunities of higher education and STEM higher education within local communities across the United States. The authors analyze two large-scale national data sets, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the American Community Survey (ACS), to conduct a location-level analysis. The authors then offer implications that target women of color who live in places that lack opportunities in higher education.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Meng, Yi & Zhu, Qiong
System: The UNT Digital Library
Introduction: Gender Equity in STEM in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Policy, Institutional Culture, and Individual Choice (open access)

Introduction: Gender Equity in STEM in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Policy, Institutional Culture, and Individual Choice

This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book provides an international overview of access and success for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) undergraduate programs. It focuses on women’s share of STEM graduates to explore trends and compare women’s enrollment in STEM to men’s enrollment in STEM and to higher education in general. The book focuses on the expansion of higher education in Taiwan as it relates to the improved participation of women in STEM tertiary education and in the STEM labor market. It focuses on the persistence of gender inequality in undergraduate engineering education in Germany by analyzing individual factors that contribute to women’s tendency to consider but then opt out of engineering. The book describes several challenges to gender-based equity in STEM in a post-Soviet context and offer multiple policy suggestions for improvement.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Ramon, Elizabeth J. & Fernandez, Frank
System: The UNT Digital Library
How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine (open access)

How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine

This book chapter discusses different media texts targeted at a different audience, magazines written for an audience of teenaged girls, which also work to naturalize male sexuality as aggressive and predatory. The authors study advice columns and articles in these magazines that depict teenaged boys as sexually forceful and emotionally stunted, and that encourage girl readers to expect and enable such behaviors.
Date: 2011
Creator: Enck-Wanzer, Suzanne M. & Murray, Scott A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Assessing Interoperability in the Networked Environment: Standards, Evaluation, and Testbeds in the Context of Z39.50 (open access)

Assessing Interoperability in the Networked Environment: Standards, Evaluation, and Testbeds in the Context of Z39.50

This book chapter discusses interoperability in the networked environment.
Date: 2001
Creator: Moen, William E.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Prediction of Partition Coeffecients  and Permeability of Drug Molecules in Biological Systems with Abraham Model Solute Descriptors Derived from Measured Solubilities and Water-to-Organic Solvent Partition Coefficients (open access)

Prediction of Partition Coeffecients and Permeability of Drug Molecules in Biological Systems with Abraham Model Solute Descriptors Derived from Measured Solubilities and Water-to-Organic Solvent Partition Coefficients

Book chapter on the prediction of partition coefficients and permeability of drug molecules in biological systems with Abraham model solute descriptors derived from measured solubilities and water-to-organic solvent partition coefficients.
Date: February 10, 2012
Creator: Acree, William E. (William Eugene); Grubbs, Laura M. & Abraham, M. H. (Michael H.)
System: The UNT Digital Library
Prediction of Toxicity, Sensory Responses and Biological Responses with the Abraham Model (open access)

Prediction of Toxicity, Sensory Responses and Biological Responses with the Abraham Model

This book chapter discusses the prediction of toxicity, sensory responses and biological responses with the Abraham model.
Date: February 10, 2012
Creator: Acree, William E. (William Eugene); Grubbs, Laura M. & Abraham, M. H. (Michael H.)
System: The UNT Digital Library