Now showing items 19-38 of 44

    • Get the GISt: GIS Basics for Academic Researchers 

      Dede-Bamfo, Nathaniel (2022-03-08)
      Want to boost your research and take it to the next level? Join the TWU Libraries and Dr. Nathaniel Dede-Bamfo of Texas State University for a virtual hands-on workshop on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) fundamentals.
    • Getting In Touch With EBooks 

      Reed, Kris (2014-07-25)
    • Google Books: Shamed by snobs, a resource for the rest of us 

      Whitmer, Susan (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015)
      On my first day at the university library reference desk, four students requested The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities by Lawrence C. Ross Jr. The Divine Nine is suggested reading ...
    • Graduate Research @TWU: Exploring the dissertations and theses community in the Repository@TWU 

      Zerangue, Amanda; Shapiro, Adrian; Spear, Sean (2018)
      The robust scholarly output of graduate students at Texas Woman's University (TWU) can be accessed by a global audience within TWU's institutional repository, the Repository@TWU. Theses and dissertations authored by TWU ...
    • Hitchhiker's Guide to Digital Preservation 

      Clark, Kristin; Shapiro, Adrian (2022)
      Digital preservation is important, but how to get started? This poster will provide a roadmap for how the Texas Woman’s University Libraries built, and continues to build, a cross-departmental digital preservation program ...
    • If you see a cyborg in the road, kill the Buddha: Against transcendental transhumanism 

      Evans, Woody (Journal of Evolution & Technology, 2014-09)
      A stream in transhumanism argues that the aims of Buddhism and transhumanists are akin. It is the case that transhumanism contains religious tropes, and its parallels to Christianity are readily apparent. It does not share ...
    • An Interview with Slaven Zivkovic on the 10th Anniversary of LibGuides 

      Whitmer, Susan (Taylor & Francis, 2017-10)
      Slaven Zivkovic, an entrepreneur with a history of library innovations, headed the team that created LibGuides in 2007. LibGuides are websites that librarians and library staff design to help library users locate sources ...
    • The Islamic State group attempts to survive in the information age 

      Evans, Woody (Information Today, 2016-02)
      Leaked documents showing the Islamic State group’s (aka ISIL) plan for building a nation were recently published in The Guardian. Examples of the brutal enforcement of its own interpretation of Sharia law are all too ...
    • Kickstarting the Repository@TWU: Three initiatives to showcase research at Texas Woman’s University 

      Zerangue, Amanda; Sullivan, Julie; Spear, Sean; Shapiro, Adrian (2019)
      What can you do when no one on campus knows about your new repository? Change tactics and remove the barriers to archiving content. In an effort to showcase the research and scholarly accomplishments of the Texas Woman’s ...
    • Librarians need global credentials 

      Evans, Woody (Library Journal, 2016-04)
      Until there is a body to take responsibility for reviewing LIS programs globally and granting the strong ones accreditation, a large number of librarians will be banned de facto from participating in our increasingly ...
    • Open educational resources in Texas academic libraries 

      Zerangue, Amanda; Santiago, Ariana; Thomas, Camille (2019)
      With the average cost of an undergraduate education reaching an all-time high, academic institutions are increasingly instituting open educational resources (OER) initiatives, which are often led by the library. Many ...
    • The path to government funding 

      Evans, Woody (Information Today, 2015-07)
      The U.S. Department of Education and IES (Institute of Education Sciences) awarded their 2015 Small Business Innovation Research grants to 21 educational startups this spring ( sbir/2015awards.asp). ...
    • POAR presentation for TXLA Poster Session 

      Schuster, David (2014-03-25)
      This poster was presented at the poster session of the Texas Library Association Conference in 2014 of the Texas Woman's University's Institutional Repository. Since November 2013 this has been the process used to select ...
    • Project INDEX: Increase Discoverability of Expertise 

      Unknown author (2018-11)
      Presentation to the School of Occupational Therapy faculty explaining the Project INDEX pilot and the faculty assisted submission process.
    • Review of On Trans-humanism 

      Evans, Woody (Science Open, 2022)
      A review of Sorgner's "On Trans-humanism." What to do with transhumanism? And – before we figure out how to categorize it, think about it and make actionable policy decisions with it – how should we define transhumanism? ...
    • Serials Spoken Here: Reports of Conferences, Institutes, and Seminars 

      Blythe, Kurt; Martin, Susan J.; McCormick, Elizabeth; Rumler, LeAnne (Taylor and Francis, 2016-02-09)
      This quarter’s column offers coverage of several sessions fromthe 35th Annual Charleston Conference, held November 4–7, 2015, in Charleston, South Carolina. The sessions detailed herein largely concern the optimal management ...
    • Singularity terrorism: Military meta-strategy in response to terror and technology 

      Evans, Woody (2013-08)
      This paper examines the responses to advanced and transformative technologies in military literature, attenuates the conclusions of earlier work suggesting that there is an “ignorance of transhumanism” in the military, ...
    • Storytelling with Data: A Hands-on Workshop for Beginners 

      Mirza, Rafia (2022-04-12)
      Your research data tells a story! Interactive data visualization is about communicating your insights and research effectively, giving your data a voice. Please join the TWU Libraries and Rafia Mirza, MSI (Southern Methodist ...
    • The Struggle for Open Mathematics Software 

      Evans, Woody (Information Today, Inc., 2015-03)
      Google announced in September 2014 that it would be working with SageMath to power the new SageMathCloud. The collaboration throws down a gauntlet against claims of ownership of mathematical truths. Wolfram Research is ...
    • Swarms are hell: Warfare as an anti-transhuman choice 

      Evans, Woody (Journal of Evolution & Technology, 2013-12)
      The use of advanced technologies, even of so-called transhuman technology, does not make militaries transhuman. Transhumanism includes dimensions of ethics that are themselves in direct conflict with many transhuman ...