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An Introduction to Microaggressions for Library Workers 

Alabi, Jaena (2022-06-08)
The term “microaggression” was coined to identify subtle occurrences of racism couched in casual comments directed at people of color. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: Better understand how their ...

Using IBM Watson for Discovery and Research Support: A Library-Industry Partnership at Auburn University 

Trehub, Aaron; Krzton, Ali; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0296-5792; https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-04-13)
Researchers at the Auburn University Libraries are collaborating with cross-campus units and private companies to explore the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) tools to scholarly repositories, ...

"Everyone wants to do the model work, not the data work": Data Cascades in High-Stakes AI 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-04-13)
Those who work with data have learned the importance of provenance, documentation, standardization, context, and metadata in maintaining the quality of datasets. This was historically done to preserve their utility for ...

Piloting a Digitization Workflow for Analog Agricultural Data 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-04-08)
In the summer of 2021, the head of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology contacted the Research Data Management Librarian seeking advice on what to do with the paper records, including original data, of two ...

"What do I think of glory?": On Middlemarch by George Eliot 

Rilett, Beverley Park; 0000-0002-1699-0323 (2022-04-01)
"What do I think of Middlemarch? What do I think of glory?" This is the famous reply Emily Dickinson wrote to her bookish cousins in 1873 after her first reading of George Eliot’s novel. Dickinson’s sentiments were also ...

George Henry Lewes, the Real Man of Science Behind George Eliot's Fictional Pedants 

Rilett, Beverley Park; 0000-0002-1699-0323 (2022-04-01)
This paper demonstrates that George Eliot drew on George Henry Lewes’s actual experience as an emerging scientist in her depiction of two fictional scholars, Edward Casaubon of Middlemarch and Proteus Merman, a lesser-known ...

Victorian Sexual Politics and the Unsettling Case of George Eliot's Response to Walt Whitman 

Rilett, Beverley Park; 0000-0002-1699-0323 (2022-04-01)
George Eliot and Walt Whitman, two of the most influential writers of the nineteenth century, are rarely discussed in relation to one another. They did not correspond, nor did either writer ever cross the Atlantic. There ...

George Eliot in Romantic Biofiction 

Rilett, Beverley Park; 0000-0002-1699-0323 (2022-04-01)
Book review of The Honeymoon, by Dinitia Smith, published 2016 by Other Press

The Role of George Henry Lewes in George Eliot's Career: A Reconsideration 

Rilett, Beverley Park; 0000-0002-1699-0323 (2022-03-31)
Rilett's article examines the "protection" and "encouragement" George Henry Lewes provided to Eliot throughout her fiction-writing career. According to biographers, Lewes showed his selfless devotion to Eliot by encouraging ...

It Takes a Village: Incorporating Intentionality Into Network Development 

Wiley, Jennilyn M.; 0000-0003-3378-7527 (2021-12-09)
Do you have problems connecting with colleagues that can answer your questions? Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you aren’t sure who can address a particular knowledge gap? Do you expect network development ...

Microaggressions, harassment, and workplace stress 

Thomas, Chippewa; Whaley, Pambanisha; Alabi, Jaena (2021-12-01)
A panel presentation about microaggressions, harassment, which can contribute to workplace stress. Potential strategies for mitigating the negative effects of experiencing these phenomena are also presented. Part of the ...

Support Scholars Who Share: Combating the Mismatch between Openness Policies and Professional Rewards 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2021-08-26)
Are institutional policies designed to advance open scholarship capable of accomplishing that end? What other consequences might they have for the practice of research? These mandates undoubtedly increase the number of ...

Effects of human activity on the habitat utilization of Himalayan marmot (Marmota himalayana) in Zoige wetland 

Zhou, Shuailing; Krzton, Ali; Gao, Shuai; Guo, Cheng; Xiang, Zuofu; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2021-07-06)
Human activity is increasingly and persistently disturbing nature and wild animals. Affected wildlife adopts multiple strategies to deal with different human influences. To explore the effect of human activity on habitat ...

Is Science Librarianship Right for Me? 

Hartman, Patricia; Bailey, Kimberly; Hansen, Samuel; Torrence, Matt; Warren, Mea; Borda, Kristy; Horton, Jennifer; 0000-0003-2611-106X (2021-01-15)
Are you an MLS student or early career librarian exploring career paths? This panel of experienced science librarians share their stories and insights along the road to science librarianship. This webinar offers the ...

Eugene B. Sledge and Mobile: 75 Years After "The War" 

Trehub, Aaron; 0000-0002-0296-5792 (2020-09-09)
Brief magazine piece on Eugene B. Sledge and his boyhood in Mobile, Alabama on the 75th anniversary of the battle of Okinawa and the end of World War II.

Geophagy of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Xiangguqing in the Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China 

Li, Dayong; Ren, Baoping; Hu, Jie; Zhang, Qingyu; Yang, Yumin; Grueter, Cyril C.; Krzton, Ali; He, Xinming; Li, Ming; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2020-07-23)
Geophagy is common in extant nonhuman primate species, but the exact reasons for it across species remain unclear. Previous diet studies on Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) were only focused on organic ...

Mindfulness to Manage Workplace Stress and Microaggressions 

Thomas, Chippewa; Whaley, Pambanisha; Alabi, Jaena (2020-07-14)
Navigating workplace stress and microaggressions—verbal and non-verbal messages that are invalidating or demeaning—can be difficult in any profession, but is especially challenging in service-oriented professions like ...

Everyday Inclusion Begins with Me: Diversity and Intergroup Communication in the Workplace 

Iglesias, Aubrey; Whaley, Pambanisha; Alabi, Jaena (2020-06-10)
Join us to explore actions at the individual level that help create an environment where diverse perspectives flourish and a desired long-term outcome is to attract, recruit, and retain a workforce of librarians from diverse ...

Data Infrastructure and Local Stakeholder Engagement with Biodiversity Conservation Research 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2020-05-21)
Biodiversity research that informs conservation action is increasingly data intensive. Cutting-edge projects at large institutions use massive aggregated datasets to build dynamic models and conduct novel analyses of natural ...

Mountain or Molehill? Developing Online Tutorials on Web Source Evaluation 

Bullinger, Delaney; 0000-0002-7664-246X (2020-04-22)
This poster will discuss Auburn University’s two newest online Articulate tutorials on web source and news source evaluation. The poster will discuss our philosophy behind separating online web source and news source ...

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