Browse Illinois Research and Scholarship by Title

  • Getz, Lowell L. (2012)
    On 6 January 1945 a B-17 heavy bomber, “Jeanie”, from the 91st Bomb Group was shot down by anti-aircraft fire ten minutes after it completed a bombing run over Cologne, Germany. Four crewmen, including the copilot, 1Lt ...

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  • Ross, Daniel (LSO Working Papers in Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015)
    An investigation of the morphological restrictions in English and Faroese pseudocoordination constructions of the form "try and" based on fieldwork in the Faroe Islands.

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  • Dougan, Kirstin (2009-10)
    This paper shares concepts and best practices learned at ACRL's Immersion program for information literacy and relates them to music libraries.

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  • Sherkow, Jacob S.; Greely, Henry T. (Science, 2013-04-05)
    What if extinction were not forever? Scientists around the world are discussing, and working toward, "de-extinction." We explore several ethical, legal, and social issues concerning de-extinction.

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  • Prendergast, Catherine (2013-01-16)
    Presentation to the Modern Language Association on the place of the field of Writing Studies within the organization.

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  • Darch, Peter T.; Borgman, Christine L.; Traweek, Sharon; Cummings, Rebekah L; Wallis, Jillian C.; Sands, Ashley E. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015)
    We present preliminary findings from a three-year research project comprised of longitudinal qualitative case studies of data practices in four large, distributed, highly multidisciplinary scientific collaborations. This ...

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  • Jiang, Anwen (2012-05)
    Few previous research studies have investigated the decision processes that engineering students use when they transition from undergraduate programs to either professional practice or graduate programs. This study aims ...

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  • Dougan, Kirstin (2008-10)
    This paper shares the results of a usability study comparing two versions of a music library's website. Users were given tasks to complete and asked to think out loud while attempting the tasks.

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  • Ross, Daniel (Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association & University of Wrocław, 2017)
    Lexical semantics is a notoriously difficult topic, with no consensus yet on the best method for categorization. In his famous Twin Earth thought experiment, Putnam (1975) showed extension by reference can prevail over ...

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  • Dougan, Kirstin (2012-02)
    This paper explores how and via what tools music students are identifying, locating, and accessing music materials—specifically scores and recordings—for use in their music studies. It also examines similarities and ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (2005)
    In this position paper, we discuss the role of abstraction in designing for appropriation. We examine the ways in which varying the level of abstraction of tools affects the ability of users to appropriate them. We close ...

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  • Dougan, Kirstin (2009-02)
    This paper reviews the music content (specifically music scores and journals) available in three popular online research resources.

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  • Vora, Aayushi; Rayani, Hiral; Carter, Jarai (2018-04-24)
    The aim of this project is to analyze text variations in technical documents, provided by John Deere, to better understand how the documents are structured. Example of variations include synonymous titles and differences ...

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  • Darch, Peter T. (University of Edinburgh on behalf of the Digital Curation Center, 2017-12)
    Online citizen science projects involve recruitment of volunteers to assist researchers with the creation, curation, and analysis of large datasets. Enhancing the quality of these data products is a fundamental concern for ...

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  • Darch, Peter T. (2011)
    Citizen Cyberscience Projects (CCPs) are projects mediated through the Internet, in which teams of scientists recruit members of the public (volunteers) to assist in scientific research, typically through the processing ...

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  • Getz, Lowell L. (2014-04-16)

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  • Dougan, Kirstin (2010-03)

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  • Sherkow, Jacob S. (Biochemist, 2016-06-01)
    New gene-editing technologies, like CRISPR, promise revolutionary advances in biology and medicine. However, several patent disputes in the USA and UK may have complicated who can use CRISPR. What does this mean for the ...

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  • Dix, Alan; Ormerod, Tom; Twidale, Michael B.; Sas, Corina; Gomes da Silva, Paula A.; McKnight, Lorna (2006)
    What would happen if we wrote an Abstract that was the exact opposite of what the paper described? This is a bad idea, but it makes us think more carefully than usual about properties of Abstracts. This paper describes ...

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  • Getz, Lowell L. (2016-10-07)
    A spider asks of a woman, “Why did you step on me?” The spider has just been killed in the bathroom. The spider questions the woman’s arachnophobia and explains that she was harmless. Actually helps rid the house of ...

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