Mark McFarland

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The Texas Digital Library is a cooperative initiative of Texas universities. One of TDL’s core services is a federated collection of ETDs from its member schools. As this collection grew, the need for tools to manage the content exchange from the local to the federated repository became evident. This paper presents our experiences adding harvesting support(More)
We tested the hypothesis that baroreflex attenuation during sodium depletion is due to increased prostaglandin (PG) levels. We studied baroreflex sensitivity before and after PG synthesis inhibition in conscious cynomolgus monkeys. Arterial pressure and pulse interval (PI) were measured during intravenous infusions of phenylephrine (1-20(More)
We describe the implementation of a statewide system for managing and preserving electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) from Texas universities. We further explain the theoretical, technical and political issues that arose during the implementation of this system. These issues range from technical components developed by TDL 'such as a customized(More)
Introduction The cost of nitrogen fertilizer increased dramatically in 2008 compared to previous years. As a result, producers began looking for ways to increase their nitrogen use efficiency. One product being promoted was an Exactrix system that injects anhydrous ammonia (NH3) as a liquid. The manufacturer of the Exactrix system claimed that nitrogen (N)(More)
Marketing compost to governmental entities for use on public landscapes, sports fields, playground facilities and road construction provides an option for exporting dairy manure out of the impaired North Bosque River watershed. Composts produced with dairy manure from that area tend to contain high levels of inorganic components (50 to 75%, mainly quartz(More)
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