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    Open Access In Nursing

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    Open access (OA) provides a constructive solution to this problem. OA can be defined as free, unrestricted, immediate and online availability of high-quality scientific research results. OA is invaluable in that it can add value to the economy, to research and to society. Open Access has both value and a positive impact on patient care. Initiatives include, for example, the Cochrane Library Collaboration, a gold standard in systematic reviews which is made openly accessible in developing countries, and Access to Research in Health program (Murray and Tantau 1999). In this case, under open access, advanced access scheduling on the same day is an idea that patients are scheduled on the day regardless of the reason for their visits. The concept…

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    Exist on the Internet, It Doesn’t Exist,” bemoans the lack of quality material available to those who need it. He tells the story of how one of the readers of Ubuweb, his open-access website, was surprised at the difference between the amount and quality of the content in her library (which is in a small Texas town) compared to the materials on Ubuweb. This shortage in resources in libraries, he believes, is due to the fact that libraries are not able to acquire the enough quality material…

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    have access to a broad and diversified range of scholarly resources, both through its own rich collection of materials and through its collaborations with other institutions. The UIC Library is one Library collection in four cities, and includes the Richard J. Daley Library and four sites of the Library of the Health Sciences. All Library resources are available to all UIC users from every UIC Library location. Licensed electronic resources are also available remotely for UIC users with…

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    Peer Review Reflection

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    This semester has gone by in the blink of an eye. The beginning of the school year fells like yesterday and now I am getting ready for finals. When I started the class I didn’t really know what to think. English and Writing are one of my weak points. I never really looked forward to English class and it was always one of those classes that dread going to. This class was different, I remember when you said you weren’t a big grader and didn’t enjoy doing it. That puzzled me, probably since grading…

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    Starting with the first day we moved into our dorm we are greeted by new faces and take part in activities that would reserve a permanent place in our memories. Students arrived at Michigan State from different cities, different states, and even different countries, and we were placed in dorm rooms and worked to find our way to class. These students have different backgrounds and goals, and each had an idea for a career, but we all share the need to be able to communicate at a college level and…

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    Many sophisticated scientific journals are being published each year, presenting abstract information unknown to a lay audience, because of this, journalists are given the task to accommodate these journals for an audience unknown to science, some doing better than others. In Jeanne Fahnestock’s article “Accommodating Sciences: The Rhetorical Life of Science Facts, she describes accommodation as “…present a rather abstract scientific subject in a popular manner…” (Fahnestock 332). Before…

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    in division of labor. This was helpful because I got a outside perspective of my paper rather just my opinion of how I need to explain things. After peer review I spent the rest of my days first finishing the rest of my paper and also revising more than 3 times. After I felt like my paper was good I had it peer reviewed again by someone outside of my class to make sure that someone who had no background of my activity system band could understand every sub-heading that I had. My peer review told…

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    Progress Throughout the 2014 fall semester at the University of Evansville, I was enrolled in First Year Seminar with the topic title being: Sex, Love, and Lust. I enjoyed the class very much and I am very glad that I decided to take it. Throughout the course we wrote four papers, including a narrative, a response, a synthesis, and an argument. Each was difficult in its own way, but I managed to work through the issues I was having in the writing process and pull out with what I feel are really…

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    How to become a better English Student Have you ever wondered how you’re going to do in a class and the result you end up with? Well that’s my exact thought when signing up for English 111. I had already taken this course once and things didn’t go as well as I thought they would. I started off pretty good and knew I was going to pass, but at the end of the semester I guess me and the teacher had a different outlook on how well I did. Let’s just say English is not my favorite subject and has…

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    Protecting ones creations or inventions is done by copyrighting. Unfortunately copyright ones creation does not stop some people or companies from trying to take ones idea and make it seem like it is their own. This essay will exploring how easy it is toe copy and share material on the internet and the effects of copyrighting, influence of the open-source movement on attitudes toward copyright, and relationship between creativity and innovation with intellectual property rights. Next we will…

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