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Quality Management in Higher Education

by SAGE Publications

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 ...;


Replacing Common Core: Choices and Tradeoffs

by The Heartland Institute

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 standards.;


The Future of Social Security

by The Heartland Institute

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 ...;


Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming

by The Heartland Institute

The most important fact about climate science, often overlooked, is that scientists disagree about the environmental impacts of the combustion of fossil fuels on the global climate. There is no survey or study showing “consensus” on the most important scientific issues, despite frequent claims by advocates to the contrary.;


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

by Carswell - a Thomson Reuters Business

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 ...;


Bills of Lading: The Law and Practice

by Carswell - a Thomson Reuters Business

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 issues.;


Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. The Journal publishes a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; ...;


BioResearch Open Access Journal

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

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, ...;


Geopolitical Atlas of the Oceans

by Editions TECHNIP

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). ...;


Drilling Data Handbook

by Editions TECHNIP

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 users.;


Limnology and Oceanography e-Lectures

by Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

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 audience?;


Surgical Infections Case Reports

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

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 rap;


The Shale Oil and Gas Debate

by Editions TECHNIP

In the space of six years, the united States have reduced their dependence on oil by a third and have become almost self-sufficient in terms of gas supply. This “shale oil and gas revolution”, a sudden and unexpected earthquake in the energy world, enabled the US to become one of the most competitive countries in the world. Exporting ...;


Transgender Health

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

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 equity.;


Oil & Gas Engineering Guide

by Editions TECHNIP

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 execution.;

Standards Official Notice - Effective October 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

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, 2015);

Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

by IWA Publishing

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 ...;

Standards Official Notice - September 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

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, 2015);

M4 Water Fluoridation Principles & Practices, Sixth Edition

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Water Fluoridation treatment – the adjustment addition or removal of fluoride in from drinking water to achieve good oral health and reduce tooth decay – has been practiced since the 1950s. This manual provides essential information for decision makers planning fluoridation installations, engineers designing them, and water utility personnel ...;

Standards Official Notice - Effective August 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

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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