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Book
226 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Green Library
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GE60 .O33X 2012 Unavailable At bindery Request
Book
vi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain), Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Status of items at Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain)
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) Status
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Q180.55 .F5 J36 2013 Unknown
Status of items at Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Marine Biology Library (Miller) Status
Stacks
Q180.55 .F5 J36 2013 Unknown
Book
1 online resource (ix, 235 p.) : ill.
Book
1 electronic text (xi, 69 p.).
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Why is gender diversity important?
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Computer science, the worst in STEM
  • 2.3 The myth of career choice
  • 2.3.1 Math and science achievement
  • 2.3.2 The risk-taking gap
  • 2.3.3 The experience gap
  • 2.3.4 The confidence gap
  • 2.4 Weighing gender differences
  • 2.4.1 Disadvantage, spatial ability
  • 2.4.2 Advantage, diversity of experiences
  • 2.4.3 Advantage, diversity of ideas
  • 2.4.4 Advantage, social intelligence
  • 2.5 Conclusions
  • 3. Obstacles to gender balance
  • 3.1 Internal obstacles
  • 3.1.1 Risk-taking obstacle
  • 3.1.2 Confidence obstacle
  • 3.1.3 Communication obstacle
  • 3.2 External obstacles
  • 3.2.1 Male-dominated evaluators and peers
  • 3.2.2 The new sexism: gender roles obstacle
  • 3.2.3 Stereotype threat obstacle
  • 3.2.4 Discrimination
  • 4. In the classroom tips
  • 4.1 Lectures
  • 4.2 Assignments
  • 4.3 Exams
  • 4.4 Laboratory / discussion
  • 4.5 Office hours
  • 5. Advising tips
  • 5.1 One-on-one mentoring
  • 5.2 Advising independent projects
  • 5.3 Running research groups
  • 6. Faculty recruiting / retention tip
  • 6.1 Faculty recruiting committees
  • 6.2 Sexism in peer-review
  • 6.3 Letters of recommendation
  • 6.3.1 Writing letters
  • 6.3.2 Reading letters
  • 6.4 Culture of negotiation
  • 6.5 N-body problems
  • 7. Institutional change tips
  • 7.1 Department
  • 7.2 University
  • Bibliography
  • Author's biography.
Computer science faces a continuing crisis in the lack of females pursuing and succeeding in the field. Companies may suffer due to reduced product quality, students suffer because educators have failed to adjust to diverse populations, and future generations suffer due to a lack of role models and continued challenges in the environment. In this book, we draw on the latest research in sociology, psychology, and education to first identify why we should be striving for gender diversity (beyond social justice), refuting misconceptions about the differing potentials between females and males. We then provide a set of practical types (with brief motivations) for improving your work with undergraduates taking your courses. This is followed by in-depth discussion of the research behind the tips, presenting obstacles that females face in a number of areas. Finally, we provide tips for advising undergraduate independent projects or graduate students, supporting female faculty, and initiatives requiring action at the institutional level (department or above).
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Why is gender diversity important?
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Computer science, the worst in STEM
  • 2.3 The myth of career choice
  • 2.3.1 Math and science achievement
  • 2.3.2 The risk-taking gap
  • 2.3.3 The experience gap
  • 2.3.4 The confidence gap
  • 2.4 Weighing gender differences
  • 2.4.1 Disadvantage, spatial ability
  • 2.4.2 Advantage, diversity of experiences
  • 2.4.3 Advantage, diversity of ideas
  • 2.4.4 Advantage, social intelligence
  • 2.5 Conclusions
  • 3. Obstacles to gender balance
  • 3.1 Internal obstacles
  • 3.1.1 Risk-taking obstacle
  • 3.1.2 Confidence obstacle
  • 3.1.3 Communication obstacle
  • 3.2 External obstacles
  • 3.2.1 Male-dominated evaluators and peers
  • 3.2.2 The new sexism: gender roles obstacle
  • 3.2.3 Stereotype threat obstacle
  • 3.2.4 Discrimination
  • 4. In the classroom tips
  • 4.1 Lectures
  • 4.2 Assignments
  • 4.3 Exams
  • 4.4 Laboratory / discussion
  • 4.5 Office hours
  • 5. Advising tips
  • 5.1 One-on-one mentoring
  • 5.2 Advising independent projects
  • 5.3 Running research groups
  • 6. Faculty recruiting / retention tip
  • 6.1 Faculty recruiting committees
  • 6.2 Sexism in peer-review
  • 6.3 Letters of recommendation
  • 6.3.1 Writing letters
  • 6.3.2 Reading letters
  • 6.4 Culture of negotiation
  • 6.5 N-body problems
  • 7. Institutional change tips
  • 7.1 Department
  • 7.2 University
  • Bibliography
  • Author's biography.
Computer science faces a continuing crisis in the lack of females pursuing and succeeding in the field. Companies may suffer due to reduced product quality, students suffer because educators have failed to adjust to diverse populations, and future generations suffer due to a lack of role models and continued challenges in the environment. In this book, we draw on the latest research in sociology, psychology, and education to first identify why we should be striving for gender diversity (beyond social justice), refuting misconceptions about the differing potentials between females and males. We then provide a set of practical types (with brief motivations) for improving your work with undergraduates taking your courses. This is followed by in-depth discussion of the research behind the tips, presenting obstacles that females face in a number of areas. Finally, we provide tips for advising undergraduate independent projects or graduate students, supporting female faculty, and initiatives requiring action at the institutional level (department or above).
dx.doi.org Synthesis Digital Library
Book
xvi, 271 p. : ill.
  • Introduction and orientation to science sifting
  • ch. 1. Duality and the creative scientist
  • ch. 2. Moments of scientific and technological discovery
  • ch. 3. Preparing for a fulfilling research career
  • ch. 4. Informational patterns
  • ch. 5. Focus on creativity and innovation
  • ch. 6. Mind your language
  • ch. 7. Perceiving your reality
  • ch. 8. Body of work: managing your greatest tool
  • ch. 9. Creative spaces
  • ch. 10. Vantage points and gaining multiple perspectives
  • ch. 11. Mapping information terrains
  • ch. 12. Pattern jumping and lateral thinking
  • ch. 13. Synchronicity
  • ch. 14. Sandman science: science sifting during sleep
  • ch. 15. Meditation: ohming up or getting down with the real you?
  • ch. 16. The neutral observer: letting go of drama, ego, and attachments
  • ch. 17. Play like you mean it
  • ch. 18. Striking a chord of creativity: the art of science
  • ch. 19. Summing it up.
Science Sifting is designed primarily as a textbook for students interested in research and as a general reference book for existing career scientists. The aim of this book is to help budding scientists broaden their capacities to access and use information from diverse sources to the benefit of their research careers. The book describes why the capacity to access and integrate both linear and nonlinear information has been an important historic feature of pivotal scientific breakthroughs. Yet, it is a process that our students are rarely, if ever, taught in universities. This book goes beyond simply describing the features of great scientific breakthroughs. It discusses the basis for accessing and using nonlinear information in the linear research context. It also provides a series of tools and exercises that can be used to enhance access to nonlinear information for application to research and other endeavors. Topics covered include focal points in scientific breakthroughs, the use of concepts maps in research, use of different vantage points, information as patterns, fractals for the scientist, memory storage and access points, and synchronicities. Young researchers need useful tools to help with a more holistic approach to their research careers. This book provides the useful tools to support flexibility and creativity across a long-term research career.
  • Introduction and orientation to science sifting
  • ch. 1. Duality and the creative scientist
  • ch. 2. Moments of scientific and technological discovery
  • ch. 3. Preparing for a fulfilling research career
  • ch. 4. Informational patterns
  • ch. 5. Focus on creativity and innovation
  • ch. 6. Mind your language
  • ch. 7. Perceiving your reality
  • ch. 8. Body of work: managing your greatest tool
  • ch. 9. Creative spaces
  • ch. 10. Vantage points and gaining multiple perspectives
  • ch. 11. Mapping information terrains
  • ch. 12. Pattern jumping and lateral thinking
  • ch. 13. Synchronicity
  • ch. 14. Sandman science: science sifting during sleep
  • ch. 15. Meditation: ohming up or getting down with the real you?
  • ch. 16. The neutral observer: letting go of drama, ego, and attachments
  • ch. 17. Play like you mean it
  • ch. 18. Striking a chord of creativity: the art of science
  • ch. 19. Summing it up.
Science Sifting is designed primarily as a textbook for students interested in research and as a general reference book for existing career scientists. The aim of this book is to help budding scientists broaden their capacities to access and use information from diverse sources to the benefit of their research careers. The book describes why the capacity to access and integrate both linear and nonlinear information has been an important historic feature of pivotal scientific breakthroughs. Yet, it is a process that our students are rarely, if ever, taught in universities. This book goes beyond simply describing the features of great scientific breakthroughs. It discusses the basis for accessing and using nonlinear information in the linear research context. It also provides a series of tools and exercises that can be used to enhance access to nonlinear information for application to research and other endeavors. Topics covered include focal points in scientific breakthroughs, the use of concepts maps in research, use of different vantage points, information as patterns, fractals for the scientist, memory storage and access points, and synchronicities. Young researchers need useful tools to help with a more holistic approach to their research careers. This book provides the useful tools to support flexibility and creativity across a long-term research career.
Book
1 online resource (xi, 168 p.)
Book
xiv, 211 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
dx.doi.org Cambridge Books Online
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain)
Status of items at Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain)
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) Status
Stacks
Q147 .G33 2012 Unknown
Book
xix, 280 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Biology Library (Falconer)
Status of items at Biology Library (Falconer)
Biology Library (Falconer) Status
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QP301 .I65 2012 Unknown
Book
x, 236 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
"It's a tough time to be a scientist: universities are shuttering science departments, federal funding agencies are facing flat budgets, and many newspapers have dropped their science sections altogether. But according to Marc Kuchner, this antiscience climate doesn't have to equal a career death knell-it just means scientists have to be savvier about promoting their work and themselves. In Marketing for Scientists, he provides clear, detailed advice about how to land a good job, win funding, and shape the public debate. As an astrophysicist at NASA, Kuchner knows that "marketing" can seem like a superficial distraction, whether your daily work is searching for new planets or seeking a cure for cancer. In fact, he argues, it's a critical component of the modern scientific endeavor, not only advancing personal careers but also society's knowledge. Kuchner approaches marketing as a science in itself. He translates theories about human interaction and sense of self into methods for building relationships-one of the most critical skills in any profession. And he explains how to brand yourself effectively-how to get articles published, give compelling presentations, use social media like Facebook and Twitter, and impress potential employers and funders. Like any good scientist, Kuchner bases his conclusions on years of study and experimentation. In Marketing for Scientists, he distills the strategies needed to keep pace in a Web 2.0 world. "-- Provided by publisher.
"It's a tough time to be a scientist: universities are shuttering science departments, federal funding agencies are facing flat budgets, and many newspapers have dropped their science sections altogether. But according to Marc Kuchner, this antiscience climate doesn't have to equal a career death knell-it just means scientists have to be savvier about promoting their work and themselves. In Marketing for Scientists, he provides clear, detailed advice about how to land a good job, win funding, and shape the public debate. As an astrophysicist at NASA, Kuchner knows that "marketing" can seem like a superficial distraction, whether your daily work is searching for new planets or seeking a cure for cancer. In fact, he argues, it's a critical component of the modern scientific endeavor, not only advancing personal careers but also society's knowledge. Kuchner approaches marketing as a science in itself. He translates theories about human interaction and sense of self into methods for building relationships-one of the most critical skills in any profession. And he explains how to brand yourself effectively-how to get articles published, give compelling presentations, use social media like Facebook and Twitter, and impress potential employers and funders. Like any good scientist, Kuchner bases his conclusions on years of study and experimentation. In Marketing for Scientists, he distills the strategies needed to keep pace in a Web 2.0 world. "-- Provided by publisher.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain), Engineering Library (Terman), Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Status of items at Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain)
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) Status
Stacks
Q147 .K83 2012 Unknown
Status of items at Engineering Library (Terman)
Engineering Library (Terman) Status
Stacks
Q147 .K83 2012 Unknown
Status of items at Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Marine Biology Library (Miller) Status
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Q147 .K83 2012 Unknown
Book
vi, 234 p. ; 23 cm.
  • The world is turning green : careers with a future
  • Careers and career changing
  • Learning more about yourself
  • Researching a new environmental career
  • Developing a plan
  • Finding the right opportunity
  • Social networking
  • Writing your resume and cover letter
  • Overcoming interview challenges
  • Preparing for your green career : short-term training opportunities
  • Resources for green career changers.
  • The world is turning green : careers with a future
  • Careers and career changing
  • Learning more about yourself
  • Researching a new environmental career
  • Developing a plan
  • Finding the right opportunity
  • Social networking
  • Writing your resume and cover letter
  • Overcoming interview challenges
  • Preparing for your green career : short-term training opportunities
  • Resources for green career changers.
Biology Library (Falconer)
Status of items at Biology Library (Falconer)
Biology Library (Falconer) Status
Stacks
GE60 .S33 2012 Unknown
Book
xii, 118 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • pt. 1. The student experience. Your MLS education
  • Practical experience
  • Your professional identity
  • Additional skills
  • pt. 2. The job search. How employers hire
  • Your job search
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interviews
  • Your new job.
"This book explains what library school students need to do in order to maximize their chances of getting a professional position immediately after graduation"-- Provided by publisher.
  • pt. 1. The student experience. Your MLS education
  • Practical experience
  • Your professional identity
  • Additional skills
  • pt. 2. The job search. How employers hire
  • Your job search
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Interviews
  • Your new job.
"This book explains what library school students need to do in order to maximize their chances of getting a professional position immediately after graduation"-- Provided by publisher.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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Z682.35 .V62 S48 2012 Available
Book
xiii, 96 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Setting up: your first few months (and beyond)
  • Organizing a research team
  • Supervising people: a general overview
  • Keeping up: communicating with your team
  • Teaching classes
  • Service: the time sink
  • Interactions
  • Staying competitive: building your CV and experience
  • Keeping up with the "rest of life"
  • Setting up: your first few months (and beyond)
  • Organizing a research team
  • Supervising people: a general overview
  • Keeping up: communicating with your team
  • Teaching classes
  • Service: the time sink
  • Interactions
  • Staying competitive: building your CV and experience
  • Keeping up with the "rest of life"
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain), Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Status of items at Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain)
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) Status
Stacks
Q147 .N57 2012 Unknown
Status of items at Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Marine Biology Library (Miller) Status
Stacks
Q147 .N57 2012 Unknown
Book
1 online resource (xv, 304 p.) : ill.
This collection of resumes is aimed at computer professionals at all levels -- from entry-level to executive. This book gives strategies as well as 180 pages of sample resumes and cover letters for computer, Web, and IT professionals. The authors present sound resume and cover letter writing advice, including an all-new chapter on how to create and use an electronic resume. The appendix includes Internet job search resources.
This collection of resumes is aimed at computer professionals at all levels -- from entry-level to executive. This book gives strategies as well as 180 pages of sample resumes and cover letters for computer, Web, and IT professionals. The authors present sound resume and cover letter writing advice, including an all-new chapter on how to create and use an electronic resume. The appendix includes Internet job search resources.
Book
289 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • How we live : reality and utopia
  • Fables : alternative futures for society
  • The challenge of green energy
  • Defining green jobs
  • Forecasting green jobs
  • The green war on trade
  • Economic fallacies of green jobs advocates
  • Economic stimulus from green jobs
  • Cars, trucks, and green jobs
  • Mass transit
  • The politics of green jobs
  • Forward to the past?
  • How we live : reality and utopia
  • Fables : alternative futures for society
  • The challenge of green energy
  • Defining green jobs
  • Forecasting green jobs
  • The green war on trade
  • Economic fallacies of green jobs advocates
  • Economic stimulus from green jobs
  • Cars, trucks, and green jobs
  • Mass transit
  • The politics of green jobs
  • Forward to the past?
Green Library
Status of items at Green Library
Green Library Status
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HD9502.5 .C542 F35 2011 Unknown
Book
viii, 140 p. ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Status of items at SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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Z682.4 .C63 H69 2011 Available
Book
viii, 99 p.
  • Employment prospects for LIS professionals
  • Hoping for the best : recession-proofing your present job
  • Preparing for the worst : sensible precautions for unsettled times
  • When the axe falls : first aid for dealing with sudden job loss
  • Step by step : a job hunting primer
  • Changing directions : when it's time to move on
  • First impressions : applications that make the cut
  • Composing the well-tempered reśume ́-- Surviving and triumphing : secrets of successful interviews.
  • Employment prospects for LIS professionals
  • Hoping for the best : recession-proofing your present job
  • Preparing for the worst : sensible precautions for unsettled times
  • When the axe falls : first aid for dealing with sudden job loss
  • Step by step : a job hunting primer
  • Changing directions : when it's time to move on
  • First impressions : applications that make the cut
  • Composing the well-tempered reśume ́-- Surviving and triumphing : secrets of successful interviews.
Book
xix, 144 p. ; 21 cm.
Despite your graduate education, brainpower, and technical prowess, your career in scientific research is far from assured. Permanent positions are scarce, science survival is rarely part of formal graduate training, and a good mentor is hard to find. In A Ph.D. Is Not Enough!, physicist Peter J. Feibelman lays out a rational path to a fulfilling long-term research career. He offers sound advice on selecting a thesis or postdoctoral adviser; choosing among research jobs in academia, government laboratories, and industry; preparing for an employment interview; and defining a research program. The guidance offered in A Ph.D. Is Not Enough! will help you make your oral presentations more effective, your journal articles more compelling, and your grant proposals more successful. A classic guide for recent and soon-to-be graduates, A Ph.D. Is Not Enough! remains required reading for anyone on the threshold of a career in science. This new edition includes two new chapters and is revised and updated throughout to reflect how the revolution in electronic communication has transformed the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Despite your graduate education, brainpower, and technical prowess, your career in scientific research is far from assured. Permanent positions are scarce, science survival is rarely part of formal graduate training, and a good mentor is hard to find. In A Ph.D. Is Not Enough!, physicist Peter J. Feibelman lays out a rational path to a fulfilling long-term research career. He offers sound advice on selecting a thesis or postdoctoral adviser; choosing among research jobs in academia, government laboratories, and industry; preparing for an employment interview; and defining a research program. The guidance offered in A Ph.D. Is Not Enough! will help you make your oral presentations more effective, your journal articles more compelling, and your grant proposals more successful. A classic guide for recent and soon-to-be graduates, A Ph.D. Is Not Enough! remains required reading for anyone on the threshold of a career in science. This new edition includes two new chapters and is revised and updated throughout to reflect how the revolution in electronic communication has transformed the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Biology Library (Falconer), Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain), Engineering Library (Terman), Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Status of items at Biology Library (Falconer)
Biology Library (Falconer) Status
Stacks
Q147 .F45 2011 Unknown
Status of items at Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain)
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) Status
Stacks
Q147 .F45 2011 Unknown
Q147 .F45 2011 Unknown
Status of items at Engineering Library (Terman)
Engineering Library (Terman) Status
Stacks
Q147 .F45 2011 Unknown
Status of items at Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Marine Biology Library (Miller) Status
Stacks
Q147 .F45 2011 Unknown

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