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Digital Preservation Challenges with an ETD Collection — A Case Study at Texas Tech University
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2014-12-12)
The dangers that digital files face can seem merely the stuff of theory and risk assessment matrices until an institution experiences its first data loss; especially when those digital files represent the graduate research ...
Reference in 160 Characters or Less: The Role of Text Messaging in Virtual Reference Services
(Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
This study focuses on how and why academic library patrons choose text message reference, particularly when other mediums are available. Researchers evaluated three years of text reference data to assess the peak usage ...
Transcendence and Mythic Vision in Leo Tolstoy’s Resurrection and Denise Chavez’s Face of an Angel
(Conference of College Teachers of English, 2012)
Though separated by a hundred years and vastly different geographic, linguistic, cultural, and social influences, writers Leo Tolstoy and Denise Chávez nevertheless share a fundamental concern for the relationship between ...
The effects of tai chi on measures of stress and coping style
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of TC on: (1) HRV biomarkers of acute psychological stress, (2) state anxiety, and (3) coping style in healthy male college students.
Heating based model analysis for explosive emission initiation at metal cathodes
(AIP Publishing, 2015-12-31)
This contribution presents a model analysis for the initiation of explosive emission; a phenomena that is observed at cathode surfaces under high current densities. Here, localized heating is quantitatively evaluated on ...
Perceived Inadequacy: A Study of the Imposter Phenomenon among College and Research Librarians
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2014-05)
The Imposter Phenomenon (IP) is an observed anxiety caused by an individual’s feelings of fraudulence, fear of being exposed as a fraud, and inability to internalize personal achievement. This study measures the incidence ...
What's Good for the Large Hadron Collider is Good for Libraries: REDDnet at Texas Tech University
(Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, 2014-04-28)
Over the last three years, the Texas Tech University (TTU) Libraries and the Research and Education Data Depot Network (REDDnet) have collaborated on a project to deliver a system that provides library data preservation ...
Usability Testing for Greater Impact: A Primo Case Study
(Information Technology and Libraries, 2014-12-15)
This case study focuses on a usability test conducted by four librarians at Texas Tech University (TTU). Eight students were asked to complete a series of tasks using OneSearch, the TTU Libraries’ implementation of the ...
Review: The Library Innovation Toolkit: Ideas, Strategies, and Programs
(Western New York Library Resources Council, 2015-12)
The article is a review of the book The Library Innovation Toolkit, outlining its content, ideal audience and applications in the library setting.
Thermo-mechanical properties of cross-linked epoxy based systems: A molecular simulation study
Molecular simulations have the ability to provide a direct insight into the role of specific chemical interactions in the behavior of polymer nanocomposites, which is often difficult to obtain in experiments. In this work, ...