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Percentile-Based Journal Impact Factors: A Neglected Collection Development Metric
(Association of College and Research Libraries * Science and Technology Section, 2009-04)
Various normalization techniques to transform journal impact factors (JIFs) into a standard scale or range of values have been reported a number of times in the literature, but have seldom been part of collection development ...
The Ethical Reasoning Tools (ERT)
(Journal of Advanced Nursing V 25, 1997)
The ERT was developed to assess unprompted cognitive reasoning of nurses in response to an ethical case study and to broadly categorize the hypothesized components of that reasoning into three response levels; traditional, ...
Quality of Life Index: Development and Psychometric Properties
(Advances in Nursing Science, 1985)
The Quality of Life Index (QLI) was developed to measure quality of life in terms of satisfaction with life. The QLI measures both satisfaction and importance of various aspects of life.
The MOS 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36)
(MEDICAL CARE, 1992-06)
SF-36 was constucted to survey health status in the Medical Outcomes Study. The SF-36 was designed for use in clinical practice and research, health policy evaluations, and general population surveys.
The Library: A Distinct Local Voice?
(First Monday, 2007-03-05)
Librarians collaborating with their patrons and using technology to tap deeper into the reservoirs of local knowledge within their communities? Creating and becoming active participants in locally-focused online communities, ...
(Media Source Inc, 2009-07-15)
While Google has been busy making good on its mission "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful," it has been less successful at making your community's local information accessible ...
Institutional self-citation rates: A three year study of universities in the United States
(Akadémiai Kiadó / Springer, 2009-11)
Using Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) data, this paper calculated institutional self citations rates (ISCRs) for 96 of the top research universities in the United States from 2005-2007. Exhibiting similar temporal ...
Meaning of Illness Instrument
This instrument has been used to evaluate positive and negative perceptions of illness in women with cancer.
UBIR Dublin Core Meta-data elements
UBIR File Formats