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    Quality Management in Higher Education

    A timely intervention as higher education in India begins to pay equal importance to Quality, alongside Access and Equity. Indian higher education is the third largest in the world. It is undergoing unprecedented expansion and reforms. Yet, no Indian university figures among the World’s Top 100! The problem lies primarily with the quality of ...

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    Replacing Common Core: Choices and Tradeoffs

    The coerced adoption of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 46 states across the United States, often without public input, has generated tremendous controversy, concern, and efforts to repeal the ...

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    The Future of Social Security

    The future of Social Security will be among the top issues in the 2016 presidential election. Ferrara, who has been writing about Social Security since the 1980s, thinks the time for reform is fast approaching: Under what the government’s actuaries call “intermediate” economic assumptions, the [Social Security] trust funds will ...

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    CLV Special Report - The Regulation of Picketing: An Employer`s Primer to Labour Injunctions, Third Edition

    Nothing evokes trade unionism as clearly as the sight of striking workers walking the picket line. And it is on the picket line that the interests of employers and unionized workers are most clearly and diametrically opposed. Unfortunately, this also means that potential for unlawful activity is greater than at any other point in the ...

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    Bills of Lading: The Law and Practice

    Bills of Lading – The Law and Practice is the first and only Canadian text to offer a detailed guide to the nature and uses of bills of lading. It can be used in conjunction with the companion title Letters of Credit for a fuller understanding of international trade ...

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    BioResearch Open Access Journal

    BioResearch Open Access is a peer-reviewed open access journal that provides a rapid-publication forum for a broad range of scientific topics including but not limited to molecular and cellular biology, tissue engineering and biomaterials, bioengineering, regenerative medicine, stem cells, gene therapy, systems biology, genetics, ...

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    Geopolitical Atlas of the Oceans

    Richly illustrated with outstanding maps, this book is the first of its kind to address all major issues related to the oceans as well as questions dealing with delimitation of maritime boundaries in territorial seas and areas under juridiction (exclusive economic zones, protected fishing zones, protected ecological zones and continental shelves). ...

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    Drilling Data Handbook

    The first edition of the Drilling Data Handbook was published in 1950. Over the more than six following decades the book has been constantly improved, adding lots of new technologies and equipment over the course of its eight updated editions. But its key principle is to remain familiar and friendly to ...

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    Limnology and Oceanography e-Lectures

    Developing a new aquatic science course? Time to refresh some aquatic science presentations and are looking for ideas? Need inspiration regarding how to translate key aquatic science issues in a straightforward manner to a diverse or non-specialist ...

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    Surgical Infections Case Reports

    Surgical Infections Case Reports is a new, online-only, open access forum for sharing clinically interesting and educational case reports on the prevention and management of post-operative infections, including complex cases.   A sister journal to the flagship journal Surgical Infections, Surgical Infections Case Reports provides ...

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    Transgender Health

    Transgender Health is the first peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to addressing the healthcare needs of transgender individuals throughout the lifespan and identifying gaps in knowledge as well as priority areas where policy development and research are needed to achieve healthcare ...

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    Oil & Gas Engineering Guide

    This book is designed to serve as a map to anyone involved with engineering activities. It enables the reader to get immediately oriented in any engineering development, to know which are the critical areas to monitor and the proven methods to apply. It will fulfill the needs of anyone wishing to improve engineering and project ...

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    Let's Talk Safety 2017

    Stop wondering what to talk about and spending your valuable time preparing presentations. Let’s Talk Safety makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. This quick and easy book provides 52 short briefings tailored specifically for water utility ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective December 2016

    ANSI/AWWA B451-16 Standard for Poly (Diallyldimethyl-ammonium Chloride) (April 18, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C230-16 Standard for Stainless-Steel Full-Encirclement Repair and Service Connection Clamps for 2-In. Through 12-In. (50-mm Through 300-mm) Pipe (June 30, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C903-16 Standard for Polyethylene-Aluminum-Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE) Composite ...

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    M54 Developing Rates for Small Systems

    This official manual of practice gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to determine your revenue requirements, analyze your rates for different customer classes, develop a financial plan, and design a better rate structure -- even if you have limited resources and data. ...

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    AWWA 2016 Compensation Survey

    The 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and wastewater utility industry. Make sound salary decisions with the support of comprehensive and relevant data from the latest compensation surveys. ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective October 2016

    ANSI/AWWA C104/A21.4-16 Cement-Mortar Lining for Ductile Iron Pipe and Fittings (December 22, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C514-16 Resilient-Seated Cast-Iron Eccentric Plug Valves (December 21, ...

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    Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

    Complaints due to odour annoyance have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plant, waste management, landfill, intensive livestock and other industrial operators as the repeated release of unpleasant odorous emissions can constitute a nuisance to a local population. Traditionally, odour management has been maintained by the use of buffer ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective September 2016

    ANSI/AWWA C541-16 Standard for Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinder and Vane-Type Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates (January 8, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C542-16 Standard for Electric Motor Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates (April 7, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C671-16 Standard for Online Turbidimeter Operation and Maintenance (November 18, ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective August 2016

    ANSI/AWWA B101-16 Standard for Precoat Filter Media (February 25, 2016)ANSI/AWWA B507-16 Standard for Phosphoric Acid (March 9, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C217-16 Standard for Microcrystalline Wax and Petrolatum Tape Coating Systems for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings (January 8, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C900-16 Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and ...

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