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The extremities of students focusing too much on studying or too much on athletics has caused high school performance to decline across the country; therefore, it is necessary to address and more fully understand the effect of participating in athletics on academics to best help students and the future of the country.

102. Audi enosys [2016] Online

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ME310 Project Based Engineering Design
Today’s homes and cars are experiencing revolutionary technological changes. The home is becoming part of the internet, with connected security, automation and entertainment functions. Cars are increasingly sophisticated on the road, drawing live traffic and media while en route and allowing users to interact with their cars through mobile apps. At the same time, how a car fits into a person’s life is heavily changing: Individual car ownership is on the decline, other transportation methods are on the rise, and cars become pooled resources – part of a communal travel planning solution for everyone. In light of these trends, Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory has challenged designers from Stanford University in California and the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany to develop a device that brings the Audi experience into the home. There is an ever-present need of working professionals and their families to arrive on time for work, school, and other routine and important events. Especially those who live with families have to make constant mental calculations in the morning as to when and how they need to leave which often demands more time from them. However, these calculations vary according to current traffic, weather, and public transit conditions, and even with the aid of smart phones to access this information, 1 in 5 Americans arrive late to work at least once a week. While technology has encompassed many aspects of our lives, sources of information remain disjointed. A device that aggregates all necessary information to smooth the transition from the home to the activities of the day on time would address this persistent problem. Therefore, we present enosys, the transportation assistant for the smart home. enosys resides in the home to replace the ubiquitous kitchen clock and calendar with a shared travel planning and viewing appliance (cf. Figure 1.1). enosys keeps track of the errands and transportation requirements of each member of the family, providing timely alerts as pertinent departure times approach and allowing them to see what transportation options are available for each trip. Ambient LEDs in the back of the device give subtle reminders with increasing urgency as a user’s departure time approaches. The calendars of all family members are aligned in a time line that can be easily scrolled through to see what other family members have planned for their day and which mode of transportation they are going to take. Moreover, it allows users to check on their Audi car, see where it is parked or who is currently using it and what the current range is so users know whether they have to charge or gas up. We envision Audi as a mobility provider, not necessarily directly selling cars to users, but rather connecting them to other transportation services through car share or autonomous vehicle lending. In this new paradigm, users will have to rely on more diverse and less consistent modes of transport, complicating the mental calculations required to leave on time. The value enosys provides increases over time as the nature of transportation continues to fundamentally evolve. Our solution developed focuses on the Audi-connected family of the future, with access to one or more (electric) vehicles as well as an array of transportation needs and resources. By combining many different sources of transit information in a spot where it helps the most, enosys serves as the planning hub for the transportation world of tomorrow.
Software/Multimedia
1 computer disc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical.
"The Independent Commission Against Corruption is pleased to present to you the contents of this CD-ROM which will guide you to make the right choices in your everyday life. You may wonder why we chose "Be an anti-corruption star" as the title of this CD-ROM. It is based on the concept of stars, which shine, glow and sparkle and brighten the world. Go through the CD-ROM to discover the stories, word games, anti-corruption poems, ethical dilemmas (situations in which there is a choice to be made between two or more options) and value-based colouring pages which we hope will inspire you to be a truthful, trustworthy, honest, sincere person and understand the difference between right and wrong."--Container insert and readme file.
Media & Microtext Center

104. Berkeley academic guide [2016 - ]

Compare programs, find detailed degree requirements, discover faculty research specialties, and learn more about the academic opportunities available at UC Berkeley.

105. Brexit [2016 - ]

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1 online resource
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple Library's Brexit Website provides easy access to relevant information from various sources related to Brexit, the EU referendum result in favour of UK leaving, and covers a collection of papers, bibliographies, legislation, and cases.
Law Library (Crown)
Image
17 prints : color ; 30 x 42 cm + 3 leaves of text
Iranian photographer Azadeh Akhlaghi reconstructed scenes of the deaths of writers, clerics, and others involved in the Iranian revolution of the late 1970s. She relied on news reports and witnesses to recreate the scenes using actors, as no documentary photographs of these events exist. The photographs were first exhibited in Paris and Tehran in 2012.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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Mapping the Arguments Collection
Design thinking, a deliberate process meant to foster creative and overall confidence, has been applied to numerous social issues. The method, however, has yet to be used to explore the lack of women in STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) fields, resulting from systemic sexism and lack of female confidence. This paper identifies design thinking as an implementable solution to increase women’s confidence as a way to help bridge the gender gap between men and women in STEM.
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ME310 Project Based Engineering Design
The world's urban population is expected to surpass ten billion by 2045. After 100 years of the Car Culture, we are now painfully aware that cities should be human centered; Successful urban planning is now a priority. There has been growing innovations with "last mile" devices but because of the lack of suitable infrastructure, commuters do not use "last mile" devices. to move around. We see a great opportunity for a vehicle that will transport stuff and solve "last mile" distribution problem. Our goal is to make distributions more efficient. Our vision is to create a delivery device that will reduce the effort on the part of the user, and make for a better experience overall. Cargo was our final prototype of the quarter and combined all of our successful concepts into one platform. The cart prototype consisted of two major components: a drive system, and force sensitive handlebars. Cargo is driven by two high torque geared DC motors and powered by large capacity batteries. Embedded force sensors in the handlebars allow the user to interact with the cart in a natural way to move forward, backwards and turn in a drive-assist manner. Cargo can also be transformed into different configurations. Another major feature of cargo is assisting the user during cart retrieval and storage. We designed and implemented a storage system that integrates with the rear door of a Ford Transit. A linear rail system with extendable hooks allows the user to place and secure the cart to the door. Two constant force springs provide a lift force of 48lbs, holding most of the weight of cargo (95%). The user simply guide the cart up for storage. For retrieval, the user uses the same rail system to guide the cart down and lock the carriage into place.
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1 online resource.
"Cataloging Legal Literature, 4th Edition (CLL4) describes the authors' understanding of the current descriptive, subject cataloging and classification practices for legal materials, offering illustrations of descriptiove or subject cataloging and MARC tags. Part 1 contains 8 chapters that cover the most common and troublesome legal publication questions regarding legal rules and uniform titles, with an emphasis on and numerous links to other cataloging resources. Part 2 consists of an A-Z list of more than 200 legal terms, genres, and subject headings with definitions, RDA cataloging instructions, LC subject and genre/form term guidance, classification tips, examples and some historical information"-- Provided by the publisher.
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Law Library (Crown)
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This paper explores the spatial concentration of crime rates in Chicago neighborhoods and how community centers play a role in crime prevention. The effects of community centers include a psychological, professional and spatial benefit for the neighborhoods they correspond. With this increase in social control over the neighborhood, this paper argues that an increase in community centers can help reduce high crime rates both directly and indirectly.

111. CIO.gov.

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1 online resource
This web site of the U.S. Chief Information Officer and the Federal CIO Council aims to serve as a central resource for information on Federal information technology (IT). CIO.gov features examples of information technology (IT) innovation, identification of best IT practices, a forum for Federal IT leaders, accessibility webinars, an IT policy library, and a blog with contributions by CIO officers of executive and legislative agencies.
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102 flash cards : color ; case 11 x 18 x 3 cm
Green Library
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102 flash cards : color ; case 11 x 18 x 3 cm
Green Library
Book
1 volume (loose-leaf) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Law Library (Crown)
Video
81 pages
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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ME310 Project Based Engineering Design
As the world becomes increasingly dependent on a truly global economy and technological advancements making it easier to travel, inter-lingual communication is becoming extremely important-- currently there are over 6,500 languages spoken around the world. There are many barriers associated with conversing without a common language; some are obvious like cultural disconnect, but other are more subtle like feeling anxious about not being able to speak well in the target language. Toppan Printing teamed with student teams from Stanford University and Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT) to design a non-verbal communication aid and prototype a new conversation device for those who do not have common languages.
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1 online resource
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) produces independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues to support the Congressional budget process at various points in the legislative process. CBO products include baseline budget and economic projections, long-term budget projections, cost estimates, analytic reports, analysis of the President's budget, analysis of Federal mandates, monthly budget reviews, compilations of unauthorized and expiring appropriations, and more. On its site, CBO reports are searchable by topics, publication type, and Congressional session. CBO cost estimates are searchable by Congressional session, Congressional Committee, and topic.
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ME310 Project Based Engineering Design
IKEA is a globally recognized manufacturer of wood-based furniture, but a persistent problem has been in the take-home-assembly aspect. Many users have expressed frustration at the complexity of assembly, and the resulting amount of time it takes until the furniture is ready for use. Worse still, some users don't assemble the furniture correctly, leading to potentially hazardous furniture, or, at best, a shortened useful life. The core of this problem is the myriad of fasteners and fittings that accompany the furniture. We have designed a new assembly mechanism to address the difficulty of assembling furniture. By focusing on four goals, we have been able to reduce assembly times for IKEA's iconic LACK table by a factor of thirty, and removed the need for fasteners or even tools. Our design principles focused on: 1) Rigid fastening, 2) Intuitive, instruction free assembly, 3) Fast assembly, and 4) a Tactile user experience. Our RIFT assembly mechanisms use these simple requirements to provide users with a positive experience when assembling their furniture. Moving forward, we plan to deliver added benefit not only to the end users, but also to IKEA by redesigning the furniture with sustainable materials to replace petroleum-based composites. We seek to revolutionize IKEA's furniture by minimizing its environmental impact and simultaneously provide a positive user experience.
Video
8 pages
Green Library
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Mapping the Arguments Collection
The polarized rhetoric surrounding the Crimean Annexation makes compromise amid past discourse impossible, which has led to a stagnation of dialogue and drawn out sanctions against Russia. The global econo-political divide that has formed along trade-lines, an unintended consequence of sanctioning, should be of concern to all parties, as a major power conflict could easily arise from a divided international system.