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  • Grey Literature in the Life of GESAMP, an International Marine Scientific Advisory Body 

    MacDonald, Bertrum H.; Cordes, R. E.; Wells, P. G. (Springer, 2004)
    GESAMP (Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection), an international marine scientific advisory group sponsored by several UN bodies, has published significant reports on marine ...
  • Grey Space: Call Centres and the Information Society 

    Jacobs, Danny (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2010)
    Over the past decade, call centres have become a rising industry in contemporary globalized society, particularly in smaller towns and economically underdeveloped areas. The call centre industry has been both praised and ...
  • Historical GIS Projects: Spatial Data Infrastructure 

    Parker, Robert (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2010)
    The use of historical GIS (HGIS) in humanities and social sciences research has added dimensions to scholarship in terms of both analysis and visualization. The construction of appropriate HGIS systems for the integration ...
  • The Importance of Knowledge Management and Trust in Relation to Disaster Response 

    Tanner, Nicole (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2010)
    This article investigates the importance of Knowledge Management (KM) and trust in disaster response. In KM, a lack of trust and non-reciprocity of information can hinder the process of knowledge transfer. Similarly, a ...
  • Information Warfare: Doing Battle in the 21st Century 

    Hewitt, Owen (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    This paper outlines Information Warfare as perceived by Western militaries. It maps out and defines Information Warfare as a multi-faceted strategy that relies on coherent and synchronized application of virtual and physical ...
  • Investigating biomedical research literature in the blogosphere: a case study of diabetes and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy; Black, Fiona A.; Le, Thi Ngoc Yen; Amos, Kathleen (2012-01)
    Objective: The research investigated the relationship between biomedical literature and blogosphere discussions about diabetes in order to explore the role of Web 2.0 technologies in disseminating health information. Are ...
  • Investigating biomedical research literature in the blogosphere: a case study of diabetes and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy; Black, Fiona A.; Le, Thi Ngoc Yen; Amos, Kathleen (2012-01)
    Objective: The research investigated the relationship between biomedical literature and blogosphere discussions about diabetes in order to explore the role of Web 2.0 technologies in disseminating health information. Are ...
  • Issues of the ends of life 

    Waite, Terry; Downie, Jocelyn; Lebacqz, Karen; Chochinov, Harvey M.; Thompson, Genevieve; Blakeney, Allan E.; Beresford, Eric; Christie, Innis; Stuewe, David (Trafford, 2013)
  • Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx), ventral view of individual G3192 

    Walker, Tony R. (OBIS Canada, 1994-09)
  • Library catalogues of the future: A social space and collaborative tool? 

    Tarulli, Laurel; Spiteri, Louise (Library Trends, 2012)
    Next-generation catalogues are providing opportunities for library professionals and users to interact, collaborate, and enhance core library functions. Technology, innovation, and creativity are all components that are ...
  • Lousie Spiteri CV 

    Spiteri, Louise (2013-08-28)
  • Managing Current Complexity: Critical Energy Infrastructure Failures in North America 

    Oldreive, Melissa E; MacDonald, Colin; Pegolo, Eric (2013-02-23)
    This paper applies the competing theories of High Reliability Organizations (HRO) and Normal Accidents Theory (NAT), two competing views of risk management in highly-complex and tightly-coupled systems, in analyzing the ...
  • The Myth of Free: The Hidden Costs of Open Source Software 

    Foote, Amanda (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2010)
    Open source software (OSS) has become increasingly visible in recent years as a viable option for library automation. Many libraries rely on an integrated library system (ILS) to perform automation and library functions. ...
  • N is for Network: New Tools for Mapping Organizational Change 

    Steffen-Fluhr, N.; Gruzd, Anatoliy; Collins, R.; Osatuyi, B. (2010)
    Understanding network dynamics is important for underrepresented minorities and women in technological organizations, who can easily spend their entire careers on the periphery, far away from the flow of information ...
  • Name Networks: A Content-Based Method for Automated Discovery of Social Networks to Study Collaborative Learning 

    Gruzd, Anatoliy (2009)
    As a way to gain greater insight into the operation of Library and Information Science (LIS) e-learning communities, the presented work applies automated text mining techniques to text- based communication to identify, ...
  • NetWrite: A New Breed of Communication 

    Paterson, Amy (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2010)
    This paper examines the recent linguistic phenomena of texting and instant messaging, paying particular attention to the unique linguistic properties exhibited in digital communications. Through an examination of the use ...
  • New Textual Formats: Reading online is re-wiring the human brain and changing how we process information 

    Killian, Lara (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    The experience of reading online is different from reading the hard copy of a printed item. This is relevant to librarians and those in the information studies field who need to be aware that the way young people and future ...
  • No Magic Solution: An examination of the arguments in favour of contracting out government services 

    O'Brien, Joey (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2011-03-31)
    This paper examines the arguments commonly used to support contracting out service delivery to the private sector and attempts to demonstrate that these arguments overestimate the benefits of contracting out. First, the ...
  • Perceptions of Privacy and the Consequences of Apathy: Biometrics in the 21st Century 

    van den Hoogen, Suzanne (Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 2009)
    Privacy, long considered one of our most valuable rights, is at risk. Younger generations are increasingly becoming de-sensitized to the disclosure of their personal and confidential information. With little or no ...
  • Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment: What Are the Big Questions? 

    Boxall, Alistair B. A.; Rudd, Murray A.; Brooks, Bryan W.; Caldwell, Daniel J.; Choi, Kyungho; Hickmann, Silke; Innes, Elizabeth; Ostapyk, Kim; Staveley, Jane P.; Verslycke, Tim; Ankley, Gerald T.; Beazley, Karen F.; Belanger, Scott E.; Berninger, Jason P.; Carriquiriborde, Pedro; Coors, Anja; DeLeo, Paul C.; Dyer, Scott D.; Ericson, Jon F.; Gagne, Francois; Giesy, John P.; Gouin, Todd; Hallstrom, Lars; Karlsson, Maja V.; Larsson, D. G. Joakim; Lazorchak, James M.; Mastrocco, Frank; McLaughlin, Alison; McMaster, Mark E.; Meyerhoff, Roger D.; Moore, Roberta; Parrott, Joanne L.; Snape, Jason R.; Murray-Smith, Richard; Servos, Mark R.; Sibley, Paul K.; Straub, Juerg Oliver; Szabo, Nora D.; Topp, Edward; Tetreault, Gerald R.; Trudeau, Vance L.; Van Der Kraak, Glen (2012-09)
    BACKGROUND: Over the past 10-15 years, a substantial amount of work has been done by the scientific, regulatory, and business communities to elucidate the effects and risks of pharmaceuticals and personal care products ...