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Shelflessness as a virtue : Serendipity in an electronic reference collection
The reference collection traditionally rewards serendipity by presenting key resources in a compact group. At the University of Manitoba Libraries, reference collection space is at a premium and, increasingly, electronic ...
Planting Seeds of Virtue: Sentimental Fiction and the Moral Education of Women
Perkins discusses the contributions made by women writers to debates on the virtue and moral education of women in the eighteenth century. Using examples from Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Elizabeth Hamilton, and Jean ...
Policies affecting ESL instruction in Manitoba
This archival research review aims to examine what policies, federal, provincial, and local, have, or could potentially have, an impact on ESL teaching and learning in the province of Manitoba. A politically-motivated close ...
Referencing a website the APA way
After completing this interactive tutorial you will be able to create a proper American Psychological Association (APA) reference for a webpage. This flash tutorial requires a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher.
The Manitoba IBD Cohort Study: A population-based study of the prevalence of lifetime and twelve-month anxiety and mood disorders
(American Journal Gastroenterology, 2008)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Given the impact of anxiety and mood disorders on health, it is important to consider these disorders in persons with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We assessed the prevalence of anxiety and mood ...
The Manitoba IBD Index: Evidence for a New and Simple Indicator of IBD Activity
(American Journal Gastroenterology, 2009-07)
OBJECTIVES: A single-item indicator of disease activity over an extended period of time, the Manitoba Inflammatory Bowel Disease Index (MIBDI), is introduced and compared against several standard measures for assessing ...
The effect of a new road safety device with auditory alerts on older drivers
(Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference, 2008)
The purpose of this study was to examine a newly designed road safety device as used by older drivers. The Otto Driving Companion (Persen Technologies, Winnipeg, MB) is a portable device that provides drivers with "instant ...
Long-term trends in spring arrival dates of migrant birds at Delta Marsh, Manitoba, in relation to climate change
We examined a 63-year data set of dates of first spring sightings for 96 species of migrant birds at Delta Marsh, Manitoba, and considered the influence of local climate change on those arrival dates. Mean monthly spring ...
Learning to feel like a teacher
An important, but neglected psychological issue in teacher education is the difference between identity as felt or experienced, and identity as attributed by others. This article explores the nature of the difference and ...
Stress coping, distress, and health perceptions in inflammatory bowel disease and community controls
(American Journal Gastroenterology, 2009-12)
OBJECTIVES: This study compares a community inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) sample of individuals with a matched non-IBD community sample of individuals on psychological functioning and health perceptions. METHODS: P ...