Bharat Mehra

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The internet has tremendous potential to achieve greater social equity and empowerment and improve everyday life for those on the margins of society. This article presents the findings from three digital divide studies, each of which represents a different group of marginalized society members. Low-income families, sexual minorities and African-American(More)
  • Bharat Mehra, Donna Braquet, Life Sciences Librarian, Hodges Library
  • 2006
Based on qualitative analysis of data gathered during in-depth narrative interviews and informal discussions about " queer " youth experiences with twenty-one " queer " individuals, this paper presents a " queer " manifesto of library interventions in support of " queer " youth during various phases of the coming out process. Important characteristics of(More)
  • Nancy A Van House, Ann Peterson Bishop, Barbara P Buttenfield, Ann Bishop, Geoffrey C Borgman, Laura J Bowker +5 others
  • 2011
This book is about digital libraries as sociotechnical systems—networks of technology , information, documents, people, and practices. It is about digital libraries' interactions with the larger world of work, institutions, knowledge, and society, as well as with the production of knowledge. And it is about creating, managing, and evaluating DLs. The term(More)
Acute left ventricular dysfunction in children justifies aggressive treatment because of the high potential for complete recovery. The options for providing mechanical support to the failing heart in a child include extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, left ventricular assist devices, and the use of the intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP). The IABP is a(More)
We studied 27 infants aged 6 to 27 months with vitamin B12 deficiency also known as "infantile tremor syndrome" in India. All were exclusively breast-fed by vegetarian mothers. Developmental delay or regression, pallor, skin hyperpigmentation, and sparse brown hair were present in all. Majority were hypotonic and involuntary movements were encountered in(More)