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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Engineering Architecture Beams Concrete Materials Open Educational Resource Structural engineering

This course covers the basic principles of elastic behavior for different materials such as wood, steel, concrete, and composite materials and compares the properties and applications of materials generally. It investigates cross sectional stress and strain behavior in flexure and in shear, and torsion as well as the stability of beams and columns. The qualitative behavior of combined stresses and fracture in materials is also covered. Course Level: Undergraduate This Work, ARCH 324 - Structures 2, by Peter von Buelow is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Engineering Proposal writing Research methods Research proposals Study design

This is an introductory course in research methods and proposal writing. The course is designed to give students experience in hypothesis and specific aims development and an overview of the use of the scientific study design for solving health-related problems. The governing principle of the course is to provide students with an interactive

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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Engineering Filtering Identity management Recommender systems

Recommender systems guide people to interesting materials based on information from other people. A large design space of alternative ways to organize such systems exists. The information that other people provide may come from explicit ratings, tags, or reviews, or implicitly from how they spend their time or money. The information can be aggregated and used to select, filter, or sort items. The recommendations may be personalized to the preferences of different users. Course Level: Graduate This Work, SI 580 - Understanding Records and Archives: Principles and Practices, by Paul Conway is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.

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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Computer Sciences Cyberinfrastructure Digital archive Digital collections Digital libraries Digital library Digital preservation

This Work, SI 615 - Seminar on Digital Libraries, by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. This is a special topics seminar focusing on the current state of

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Open.Michigan Initiative, University of Michigan Free Engineering Information environments Information practice Information professionals Librarians Professional librarians Professional practice in libraries

This course builds on the conceptual framework of information needs and the use of information provided in SI 501. In that course the focus is on techniques that information professionals use to understand the needs of people who employ a wide variety of information systems. Emphasis is on professional practice. Professional practice occurs both in institutional settings (including public, academic, special, and school libraries and information centers) and directly between information professionals and clients (such as information brokers). Prepares students for need-based, client-centered professional practice in a variety of information environments (including public, academic, special libraries and school media centers) in a period of major change. Professional practice consists of a variety of functions and practices which increase client access to information and knowledge. It is based both on an understanding of user information constructs and on knowledge of information systems and services. Course addresses concepts related to public libraries, academic libraries, special libraries, medical libraries, school libraries, and information centers, strategy and strategies, competency, and competencies. Course Level: Graduate This Work, SI 643 - Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers, by Joan C. Durrance is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.