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Report on SMS Reference Grant for the Libraries' Faculty Research Committee
The money received from the Faculty Research Committee Grant was used to purchase a subscription to Mosio’s Text a Librarian service. Beginning in May 2011, we evaluated the Text a Librarian (TaL) service for a period of ...
A completed ETD paradigm: The workflow from submission to preservation at Texas Tech University
This paper discusses a complete ETD paradigm that has been developed at Texas Tech University over the past nine years, which includes the submission, publication, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations. ...
HIspanics and Lifelong Learning: Libraries at Crossroads?
Libraries have traditionally been and remain the place where people of all ages seek and find information, develop the love of reading, advance the pursuit of knowledge while enhancing their quality of life.
ROSA: Reaching our Spanish-speaking Audience
The workshop was presented to increase awareness of cultural differences, behaviors and values of dominant American Culture and Hispanic/Latino culture and their impact on delivering library services. To learn how to build ...
Teaching TEKS with Government Documents and Maps
The presentation was to inform those interested of the TAKS and TEKS standards and why all librarians should be involved. The TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) is a comprehensive testing program for public ...
Spanish for Librarians
The Spanish for Librarians Workshop was presented to train librarians help Spanish-speaking patrons when services are needed in the library and train them what library vocabulary to use in Spanish.
Analysis of Fracturing Pressure Data in Heterogeneous Shale Formations
(hydraulic Fracturing Journal, 2014-04)
Existing techniques for the interpretation of real-time fracturing data assumes that fracture propagation is a continuous power function of time, and that fractures propagate smoothly over time. This assumption implies ...
Shale Gas Plays Screening Criteria “A Sweet Spot Evaluation Methodology
(Prepared to submitted to Fracturing Impacts and Technologies Conference, 2014-09)
This work introduces a new approach developed for shale gas plays screening criteria. The proposed algorithm takes into consideration thickness, depth, TOC, maturity, brittleness, mineral composition, total porosity, net ...
Apparel Design & Research
Presence of Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157 and Campylobacter in small-ruminants
Meat derived from goats and lambs is an important and often underappreciated protein source in the U.S., but it is especially important in developing countries challenged with food insecurity. While extensive studies have ...