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Thanks to everyone who came out to the Expo! Here are the results of the prize drawing: $50 Amazon Gift Cards: Vicki McGinley & Alex Tabakelis $25 Amazon Gift Cards: Cassandra Reyes & Cliff Johnston Flip Cam: Karin Gedge Database subscription: Kelly Gaul Literary Greatness Wall Clock: Chris Thomas $100... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Electronic Resources Expo
Excited about the start of a new semester and new college year? At WCU Libraries, we are excited about some of our new online resources for study and research! Check out these - and all the rest - on the Libraries website Databases tab/listings. National Anti-Slavery Standard: official weekly newspaper... Continue reading
Media Education Foundation Videos 129 films from the Media Education Foundation, hosted on the Kanopy platform. Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at Electronic Resources at WCU Libraries
Business Periodicals Index Retrospective, 1913-1982 International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 1-144 in the Business section of the Gale Virtual Reference Library Nineteenth Century Collections Online, parts 1-4 Includes Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange; British Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music and Literature: High and Popular Culture;... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at Electronic Resources at WCU Libraries
Filmakers Library Online Award-winning documentaries for academic studies in race and gender, human rights, global studies, environment, and more. LGBT Studies in Video Biography, documentaries and performances offering perspectives on LGBT political, cultural and social movements. Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video Specialists share information, ideas, principles and techniques... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at Electronic Resources at WCU Libraries
African American Archives Over 1 million pages of original historial documents about the African American experience, including letters, account books, government records, Civil War troop records, Dutch West Indies documents, news clippings and more. Afro-American Imprints, 1535-1922 From the Library Company of Philadelphia American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at Electronic Resources at WCU Libraries
Public Administration Abstracts Bibliographic access back to 1974 for content in the areas of public administration theory, structures and organizations, public and social services and public service personnel, theory and methods. Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at Electronic Resources at WCU Libraries
NBER Working Papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at Electronic Resources at WCU Libraries
The WCU Libraries & the Library Advisory Committee invites all faculty to an Electronic Resources Expo on Thursday, October 17, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the FHG Library. Maximize your teaching & research with online resources – available anywhere! At the expo, you can attend vendor demos, hear... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2013 at Electronic Resources Expo
(Ronald Reagan) Blueprint from 1955 of President Eisenhower's proposed "Open Skies" program to share detailed information about all military bases owned by the U.S. and the Soviet Union- an idea quickly rejected by the Soviets (which Eisenhower expected). Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2013 at Dictionary of Scientific Principles
[environment, nursing] Similar to the greenhouse principle, the igloo principle is used to trap the heat lost by radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation, and also limit fluid loss by evaporation. Permits less handling of the patient and avoids the necessity of direct skin contact. Also maintains ambient temperature at a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2013 at Dictionary of Scientific Principles
90/10 Principle. [Finance, Education, Sport, Gaming] (1) 10 per cent of investors make 90 per cent of the money and why 90 per cent of investors make only 10 per cent. Balancing act; people: Late edition. (2000, ). The Age, p. 11. (2) "students at risk"—these are the students who... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at Dictionary of Scientific Principles
John DiGilio presented “In the Balance: Tools to Increase Your Personal & Professional Productivity.” John introduced the topic of balancing one’s work and personal lives in an ever-increasingly stressful time. John recommended a number of websites to help one achieve a better life-work balance: Goals www.LifeTick.com www.43Things.com www.SolidGoals.net www.Mindbloom.com www.TaskRabbit.com... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at Mentoring
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From the advice of Female Science Professor [FSP] (pseudonym / nom de plume) comes mentoring advice! Bite-size morsels of advice appeals to mentoring by forcing one to prioritize: If I could tell you only one thing about each topic, what is that one most important thing? FSP notes the perils... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at Mentoring
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Vaillancourt, Allison M. (2012) How to Be a Better Mentee. Chronicle of Higher Education. On Hiring. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/blogs/onhiring/how-to-be-a-better-mentee/31973?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en Vaillancourt recently posted, “Breaking Up is Hard to Do,” describing a mentor-mentee relationship that went sour. This recent post reflects on that experience and provides general guidance recommending following tips: Have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2012 at Mentoring
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Celebrating another year of the Faculty Mentoring Program, Dr. Linda Lamwers, Provost, presents Certificates of Appreciation to the Mentors and Mentees who participated. Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2012 at Mentoring
Tenure and Promotion Binder Workshop, Thursday, May 10, 2012, 12:30-4:00, Philips Lower Level Conference Room The Promotion and Tenure Workshop Committee (PTW) invites you to the PTW binder workshop on May 10, 2012 in the Philips Lower Level Conference Room from 12:30-4:00. The workshop is designed to assist faculty with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Mentoring
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Pedagogy for Engagement Committee Announces Summer Series 2012: High Impact Learning: Meaningful Strategies for Meaningful Learning Wednesday, May 23, 2012 8:30 to 2:30 pm Phillips Autograph Library and Lower Level Conference Room Come learn from experts and colleagues about “high impact learning.” In the morning session, Diana Laufenberg (2007 Arizona... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2012 at Mentoring
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Brian Taylor wrote in the Chronicle of Higher Education (3/18/2012) about mentoring tips for first timers. The article was actually from the 'by line' of a Female Science Professor. Pre-tenure faculty appreciate the assistance from colleagues even if their instutitions do not have a strong mentoring program which assigns mentors.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at Mentoring
Edited from Reynolds, Gretchen (1/16/2012), Can Exercise Make Kids Smarter? New York Times Researchers hoping to learn about fitness announced an experiment published last month. Researchers recruited schoolchildren, ages 9 and 10, who lived near the Champaign-Urbana campus of the University of Illinois and asked them to run on a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at Olympism
USA Weekend on December 9, 2011 posted a brief comment by Jeff Wuorio on How to Find the Perfect Mentor. Searching for the suitable mentor is important. Best place to start is recommended to begin with a self-assessment to determine strengths and weaknesses and identify specific areas you would like... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2011 at Mentoring
[Computers] (Saltzer and Schroeder) Following are principles for secure systems in computer security: Simplicity - the accuracy of security measures, incorporated in hardware, software, and access can be more readily checked if those measures are simple and small. Fail Safe - accesses should require explicit authorization Complete Mediation - checking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2011 at Dictionary of Scientific Principles
Please mark your calendars for the following Mentoring Steering Committee meetings. All meetings will be held in Room 409 of the FH Green Library. Monday, 10/24 at 1:00 Monday 11/7 at 1:00 Tuesday 12/6 at 2:00 Please send any comments, suggestions or questions to Stephen Marvin, FMP Coordinator smarvin@wcupa.edu /... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2011 at Mentoring
Please attend either session for Mentors or Mentees to be held on October 17 at 8am or October 18 at Noon in room 409 of the FH Green Library. The orientation is designed to benefit those who would like to be or would like to have a Mentor for the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2011 at Mentoring
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/files/bclt_CPP.pdf The Copyright Principles Project (CPP) was formed in 2007 out of a collective sense copyright law can be improved and should be refined in light of dramatic technological advances. Twenty people joined the CPP have various kinds of expertise and experience with copyright law and policy. They are: Pamela... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2011 at Dictionary of Scientific Principles