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The Economic Influence On Electoral Politics, David Lynch, Nicholas R. Jesteadt, Brencis Navia Oct 2013

The Economic Influence On Electoral Politics, David Lynch, Nicholas R. Jesteadt, Brencis Navia

Professor David Lynch

The economy has been one of the focal points of not just this election, but almost every election in the past. The incumbent party attempts to portray the economy as healthy, recovering, prosperous; the opposing party attempts to show stagnation and volatility. This presentation aims to expose the effect of the economy on campaigning and electoral outcomes by examining historical elections and projecting toward the 2012 election. What economic factors influence voters? We examine unemployment, GDP growth, inflation, and several others as we try to piece together the economic impact on elections. Our guest speaker is David Lynch, a senior ...


Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Todd Bruns Oct 2013

Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Todd Bruns

Todd A. Bruns

In tandem with the first Booth Library Edible Book Festival, this exhibit introduces the viewer to Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, the inspiration for the International Edible Book Festival. Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826) is most famous for his book Physiologie du goût, a witty meditation on food. Physiologie du goût has never been out of print since it was first published. Among Brillat-Savarin's bon mots are "Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are" (now used in the TV series 'Iron Chef'). Brillat-Savarin was also one of the first persons to identify high sugar content foods as contributors to ...


Review Of Native And National In Brazil (Choice), Tracy Devine Guzmán Sep 2013

Review Of Native And National In Brazil (Choice), Tracy Devine Guzmán

Tracy Devine Guzmán

No abstract provided.


National Preservation Week - Pass It On, 2012, Desiree Butterfield-Nagy, Jerry Lund Jul 2013

National Preservation Week - Pass It On, 2012, Desiree Butterfield-Nagy, Jerry Lund

Desiree Butterfield-Nagy

This poster is part of the “Fogler Celebrates” series and is one of a series recognizing National Preservation Week.


Get Beneath The Surface - Inquiry Integrity Insight, Desiree Butterfield-Nagy, Jerry Lund Jul 2013

Get Beneath The Surface - Inquiry Integrity Insight, Desiree Butterfield-Nagy, Jerry Lund

Desiree Butterfield-Nagy

Get beneath the Surface is part of the “Inquiry – Integrity – Insight” (i3 Campaign) poster series. The i3 Campaign's goal is to answer the questions: What is a library? Why is a library special? What do libraries provide that other information outlets do not?


2005 Library Career Reception/Alana Dinner, Madeleine Charney Jun 2013

2005 Library Career Reception/Alana Dinner, Madeleine Charney

Madeleine K. Charney

The Libraries’ Community, Diversity, and Social Justice Committee (CDSJ) will host the 4th annual ALANA Library Career Reception on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons at the Du Bois Library. “Me, a Librarian?” is an information session that is aimed at informing minority students of the opportunities available to them in the field of librarianship. The keynote speaker will be Tracie Hall, director of the American Library Association Office for Diversity. Before coming to ALA, Hall worked as manager and community librarian of the Albany branch of the Hartford Public Library and as ...


Family Entry: Ghost Story, Todd Bruns, Kai Hung Jun 2013

Family Entry: Ghost Story, Todd Bruns, Kai Hung

Todd A. Bruns

Ghost Story by Todd Bruns & Kai Hung was a Family Entry in the 2013 Edible Book Festival. Mr. Bruns is the Edible Book Festival organizer at Booth Library. Mr. Hung received an Honorable Mention for his other entry The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and previously won an Honorable Mention in 2011 for his entry House of Cards.


Category: Student Entry: Chicks'n Chained Males, Micah Hamilton, Todd Bruns Jun 2013

Category: Student Entry: Chicks'n Chained Males, Micah Hamilton, Todd Bruns

Todd A. Bruns

Chicks'n Chained Males by Micah Hamilton & Todd Bruns was a Student Entry in the 2013 Edible Book Festival. This entry is one of two (the other being Family Entry Best In Show winner Chicks Ahoy! by Sarah & Mark Johnson) that is based on a book by Esther Friesner.


Peepshow, Todd Bruns Jun 2013

Peepshow, Todd Bruns

Todd A. Bruns

No abstract provided.


Children's Book Theme: Hot Tub Bear, Todd Bruns Jun 2013

Children's Book Theme: Hot Tub Bear, Todd Bruns

Todd A. Bruns

Hot Tub Bear by Todd Bruns was a Children's Book Theme entry in the 2013 Edible Book Festival. Mr. Bruns also entered Ghost Story (with Kai Hung) and Chicks'n Chained Males (with Micah Hamilton). In previous years Mr. Bruns has entered Out of Egypt (2012), Peepshow (2012), and A Clockwork Orange (2011). Mr. Bruns has been the event organizer of the Edible Book Festival at Booth Library since 2011.


“Because I’M Good Enough. I’M Smart Enough And Doggone It, People Like Me!”: Identifying And Overcoming Impostor Phenomenon In Library Managers, Elizabeth Martin Apr 2013

“Because I’M Good Enough. I’M Smart Enough And Doggone It, People Like Me!”: Identifying And Overcoming Impostor Phenomenon In Library Managers, Elizabeth Martin

Elizabeth Martin

This poster presentation will reflect my research prospectus on the topic of Impostor Phenomenon (IP) in academic library managers and administrators. The poster will give an overview of IP and the literature found on the topic. It will demonstrate that while this topic is discussed and written about in other fields of higher education, there has been, up to this point, no mention of it as it relates to library management. The poster’s purpose is to explore whether IP is commonly found among library managers and administrators, as it is in other fields in higher education. Additionally, the poster ...


Acrl2013_04_11_13pcwithnotes-1.Jpg, Vera J. Lux Dec 2012

Acrl2013_04_11_13pcwithnotes-1.Jpg, Vera J. Lux

Vera J Lux

No abstract provided.


From The University To The Barn And Back, Armando A. Arias Jr. Dec 2012

From The University To The Barn And Back, Armando A. Arias Jr.

Armando Arias, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


From The University To The Barn And Back, Armando A. Arias Jr. Dec 2012

From The University To The Barn And Back, Armando A. Arias Jr.

Armando Arias, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.