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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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Works: 14,058 works in 14,927 publications in 1 language and 24,340 library holdings
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University libraries and scholarly communication : a study prepared for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation by Anthony M Cummings( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
- HEGIS/IPEDS data categories and definitions -- ARL statistics questionnaire, 1990-91
Immigration in a changing economy : California's experience by Kevin F McCarthy( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
California and its economy continue to draw benefits from immigration. However, a combination of much larger immigration flows and major changes in the state's economic environment have increased the costs of immigration, and unless current policies with regard to immigration and immigrants are changed, the benefits the state currently receives from immigrants may not continue. International immigration to California has steadily increased over the past 30 years and has profoundly affected the state's population and economy. Some observers of these changes are seeing the extreme diversity of California's population as the harbinger of where the nation is headed in the long term. For others, California has become the symbol of a major backlash against immigrants and immigration. How has California benefited from immigration? What impact have immigrants had on the state's job market? How have they affected the demand for federal and state services? What has been their educational and economic progress since their arrival? This book is the culmination of a comprehensive study of how immigration has changed over the past three decades. It assesses the impact immigration has had on the state's demography, economy, people, and institutions, with lessons to be drawn for other states, the nation, and even other countries
Southern spaces : an internet journal and scholarly forum ( file )
in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
"Provides open access to peer-reviewed essays, subject guides, gateways, events and presentations, and annotated web links on the American South. Areas of emphasis include: arts and media; foodways, traditions, and rituals; gender and sexuality; history; industry and agriculture; literature and language; networks and geographies; politics and law; race and ethnicity; religions; and, science and technology"--Overview page
Newcomers in American schools : meeting the educational needs of immigrant youths by Lorraine McDonnell( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
In this report, the authors examine the schooling needs of immigrant students, assess how well these needs are currently being met, and suggest strategies for improving schooling outcomes for immigrants. The study analyzes immigrant education from a broad policy perspective, explicitly considering it as a political issue in competition for policymakers' attention and scarce public resources and as one of many challenges facing increasingly overburdened local school systems. Study data were collected from a purposive sample of nine school districts and 57 schools. Both on-site and telephone interviews were conducted with 240 district and school administrators, teachers, counselors, and community representatives. Four major conclusions emerged from the research: 1) Although they represent only a fraction of the nation's youth, immigrants constitute a growing proportion of that cohort and are heavily concentrated in a few areas of the country; 2) immigrant education is not a visible policy issue. Independent of their need to learn English and to escape the consequences of poverty, immigrant students are not viewed by federal and state policymakers as a distinct group requiring unique policy remedies--that immigrants may have different needs than native-born students is not widely recognized nor accepted; 3) the quality of schooling that immigrant students receive largely depends on the capacity of the local communities in which they reside. Yet most of these districts and schools lack the human and fiscal resources to educate students well, whether they are immigrant or native-born; and 4) immigrant students have unmet educational needs that are unique to their newcomer status. But the best way to help immigrant students is to strengthen the school systems that serve them, not to create new categorical programs that single out immigrants for special benefits
Masculinity after Trujillo : the politics of gender in Dominican literature by Maja Horn( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the way hyper-masculinity has permeated a wide swath of Dominican culture over the past century, demonstrating how modern attitudes toward masculinity were informed by and evolved from the U.S. military occupation of the island, through Trujillo's dictatorship, and into the manifestations in the present day
Scholarship research libraries and global publishing : the result of a study funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation by Jutta Reed-Scott( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Discover how to meet the challenges of increasing your library's international publications through digital networks and large shared resource networks with other research libraries!Scholarship, Research Libraries, and Global Publishing reveals a four-year study conducted by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) that shows a tremendous decrease in US and Canadian ARL libraries'international publication acquisitions in a time when North American universities are becoming increasingly global and need to maintain collections of foreign articles. This intense study reflects these t
Library automation in transitional societies : lessons from Eastern Europe by Andrew Lasslo( Book )
14 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of papers from a 1997 conference that attempted to assess the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's efforts to modernize Eastern European libraries after the fall of communism. Looking primarily at Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia, the international panel of contributors cover library automation, library policy, and management strategy
Treaty implementation : scientific and technical advice enters a new stage by Lee A Kimball( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Collection development and management at Cornell : a concluding report on activities of the Cornell University Libraries' Project for Collection Development and Management, July 1979-June 1980, with proposals for future planning by J. Gormly Miller( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Growing concern on behalf of the Cornell Libraries administration about the lack of a central plan for library collection development at Cornell resulted in a study of the collection development function at Cornell, and the product of that study is this comprehensive proposal for a university-wide library collection and information resource planning program. The role and mission of the university's library system, the evolution of that system, and the function of the library system as part of the university information resource network are discussed in detail, the objectives of a collection development plan are outlined, and collection development responsibilities are defined. An organizational structure for collection development at Cornell is proposed, and among the adminstrative and budgetary aspects of the plan presented are the budget process, accounting and fund control, and book fund allocations. The relationship of collection management to collection development is also addressed. Accompanying and illustrating the text are three charts, eight tables, and one figure. The appendices include a list of definitions, a 37-item bibliography on the allocation of book funds in academic libraries, and a list of data collected during the Cornell Collection Management and Development Project. (Jl)
Real enemies by Darcy James Argue( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2016 in No Linguistic Content and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Code of best practices in fair use for academic and research libraries ( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
"This is a code of best practices in fair use devised specifically by and for the academic and research library community. It enhances the ability of librarian to rely on fair use by documenting the considered views of the library community about the best practices in fair use, drawn from the actual practices and experience of the library community itself."--Page 3
Conservation in context : finding a balance for the historic house museum : proceedings from the symposium, March 7-8, 1994 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Minority research data by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research( file )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Twenty data collections containing information on the study of minority populations. All data files are provided as text files. Some data files are provided in portable SPSS format as well. In addition, all data files are accompanied by SAS or SPSS data definition statements, which can be used to generate system files for SAS or SPSS. Codebooks and other documentation are provided in Portable document format
Latin American music materials available at the University of Pittsburgh and at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh by Howard Lotis( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Architecture education study ( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Library binding : a shared responsibility, a collaborative effort by Library of Congress( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Describes the partnership between the library and the bindery in the preservation of library materials. Also gives a short tour of a bindery and shows how an item is rebound
The United Nations today ( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The Political Committee of the Security Council has passed a resolution to assist the Korean truce talks when and if it would be found useful. There are two draft resolutions before the Special Political Committee dealing with the Palestine conflict. The Israeli delegate is heard via shortwave from Paris. The Syrian delegate disputes his contentions. A shortwave report from Korea gives details of North Korean counter proposals of armistice supervision
Code of best practices in fair use for the visual arts : February 2015 by College Art Association of America( Book )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Digital resources from cultural institutions for use in teaching and learning : a report of the American/German workshop ( Book )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Report from ... by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation( serial )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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controlled identity Avalon Foundation

controlled identity Old Dominion Foundation

Mellon (Andrew W.) Foundation
Mellon Foundation
Mellon Foundation, Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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アンドリュー・メロン財団
安德魯·W·梅隆基金會
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