Alison Jones

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This paper evaluates automatic extraction of ten named entity classes from a 19th century newspaper, the Civil War years of the <i>Richmond Times Dispatch</i>, digitized with IMLS support by the University of Richmond. This paper analyzes success with ten categories of entities prominent in these newspapers and the particular problems that these classes of(More)
This paper describes several incunabular assumptions that impose upon early digital libraries the limitations drawn from print, and argues for a design strategy aimed at providing customization and person-alization services that go beyond the limiting models of print distribution, based on services and experiments developed for the Greco-Roman collections(More)
BACKGROUND Community-acquired (CAP) and nosocomial pneumonias contribute substantially to morbidity and hospital resource utilization. Hyponatremia, occurring in >1/4 of patients with CAP, is associated with greater disease severity and worsened outcomes. METHODS To explore how hyponatremia is associated with outcomes in hospitalized patients with(More)
One of the criticisms library users often make of catalogs is that they rarely include information below the bibliographic level. It is generally impossible to search a catalog for the titles and subjects of particular chapters or volumes. There has been no way to add this information to catalog records without exponentially increasing the workload of(More)
Background: Evidence suggests exercise may benefit patients with advanced progressive illness and some hospice day services now provide dedicated gym space. However, supporting data for such a service development are limited. We describe patient referrals, interventions, feedback, and potential impact of a nine-session, outpatient, hospice-based, circuit(More)
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