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This study examined fairness in the online society of World of Warcraft(WoW), a society under constraint by game developers but dynamically affected by users. Because the society is voluntary, people have the ability to both effect major change on, and leave, that society at any time. Thus,...
Is What You See What You Get? Exploring the Role of Virtual Reference Icons on Academic Library WebsitesDownload
The goal of this study is to better understand academic library design, selection, and use of web icons. An additional goal is to discover some of the possible consequences of icon design decisions for student users. This research is meant to help library staff better understand the factors...
This thesis addresses the question of whether or not Canadian public libraries are creating online communities through their websites and social media pages. Studies into what sense of community entails, both physically and digitally have been conducted outside of the library and information...
Francis Galton is a Victorian cyborg. I stalk him in his move from nineteenth-century eugenicist to the computerized construct of my twenty-first-century blinking screen. Using a combination of storytelling and argument—in order to maintain a constant critical engagement with my own knowledge...
Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic that began in 2020 brought with it the enforced closure of in-person services for congregations in Canada, which resulted in many of the same congregations moving to online worship services. The purpose of this study is to explore what happened with this transition,...
Above-elbow myoprostheses aim to restore the functionality of amputated limbs and improve the quality of life of amputees. By using electromyography electrodes attached to the surface of the skin, amputees are able to control motors in myoprostheses by voluntarily contracting the muscles of their...
The validity, reliability and time requirement of study model analysis using cone-beam computed tomography generated virtual study modelsDownload
Objectives: To investigate the validity, reliability and time spent on performing a full orthodontic study model analysis (SMA) on Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)-generated dental models (Anatomodels) compared with conventional Plaster models and a subset of Extracted Premolars. Methods:...
Pelvic fractures are severe injuries that are associated with high rates of mortality and morbidity, especially in the elderly population. In severe cases of fracture, urgent surgical intervention may be required with the use of fixation plates to stabilize the fracture. The surgical planning...
unpublished ms. for Cultural Topologies | Social Spaces. An abridged version appeared in 'The Virtuality of Urban Culture: Blanks, Dark Moments and Blind Fields.' Cartographies of Place, M. Darroch and J. Marchessault (eds.), Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. 2013. pp.67-84. This...