Michael Fosmire is an Associate Professor of library science and Head of the Physical Sciences, Engineering , and Technology Division of the Purdue University Libraries. His research interests focus on information literacy instruction and student learning, especially as it relates to engineering design processes .
2 Support for this project has been provided by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. The views expressed in this report do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council Ltd. This work is published under the… (More)
Using elementary techniques, a question named after the famous Russian mathematician I. M. Gelfand is answered. This concerns the leading (i.e., most significant) digit in the decimal expansion of integers 2
On-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) work by first storing the wastewater in a septic tank before releasing it to soils for treatment that is generally effective and sustainable. However, it is not clear how the abundance of E. coli changes during its passage through the tank. In this study, which was conducted under the UGA young Scholar Program in… (More)
nanoHUB.org is a major engineering cyber-environment that serves over 110,000 annually. Engineering cyber-environments such as the nanoHUB play a critical role in enabling practice within their respective disciplines. They feature a variety of professional grade cyber-tools that are designed for the expert users. However, these very cyber-environments play… (More)
The Australasian Virtual Engineering Library (AVEL) is a gateway to quality WWW resources in the fields of engineering and information technology from sources from the Australasian region. AVEL complements similar gateways in engineering around the world, in particular EEVL in the UK and EELS in Sweden. It is a unique partnership between the library… (More)