Works (25)

Updated: July 5th, 2023 15:49

2022 article

Googling for a veterinary diagnosis: A replication study using Google as a diagnostic aid

Allen, E. C., Alpi, K. M., Schaaf, G. W., & Marks, S. L. (2022, July 11). JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE.

By: E. Allen*, K. Alpi n, G. Schaaf* & S. Marks n

author keywords: differential diagnoses; information resources; open access; problem lists
MeSH headings : Animals; Cat Diseases / diagnosis; Cats; Cross-Sectional Studies; Diagnosis, Differential; Dog Diseases / diagnosis; Dogs; Search Engine; Veterinarians; Veterinary Medicine / methods; Veterinary Medicine / trends
TL;DR: Substantial amounts of information found searching Google using keywords related to complicated or unusual cases could assist veterinarians to reinforce their initial diagnosis or consider other differential diagnoses. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 18, 2022

2020 journal article

Characterization of Veterinary Pharmacy and Pharmacology Literature and its Availability to Pharmacy Education

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL EDUCATION, 84(10).

By: K. Alpi*, E. Stafford*, E. Swift n, S. Danehower*, H. Paxson n & G. Davidson*

author keywords: veterinary pharmacy; drug monographs; abstracts and indexing; bibliometrics; pharmacy libraries
MeSH headings : Abstracting and Indexing; Access to Information; Bibliometrics; Databases, Bibliographic; Education, Pharmacy; Education, Veterinary; Humans; Libraries; Periodicals as Topic; Veterinary Drugs
TL;DR: The database indexing and availability of veterinary pharmacy and pharmacology literature in libraries serving pharmacy schools could contribute to the education of future pharmacists who will be filling veterinary prescriptions by increasing access to this literature. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 16, 2020

2019 review

Language Consideration and Methodological Transparency in "Systematic" Reviews of Animal Toxicity Studies

[Review of ]. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TOXICOLOGY, 38(2), 135–145.

By: K. Alpi n, T. Vo n & D. Dorman n

author keywords: toxicology; translation; foreign languages; publications; systematic review methodology; authorship
MeSH headings : Animals; Authorship; Language; Meta-Analysis as Topic; Research Design; Research Support as Topic; Systematic Reviews as Topic; Toxicity Tests
TL;DR: Neither the study type, grant funding, nor first author country of affiliation was associated with an increased consideration of NEL, and study quality reporting was more common in SRs that considered multiple languages. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 22, 2019

2017 journal article

Bibliometric Network Analysis and Visualization for Serials Librarians: An Introduction to Sci2

SERIALS REVIEW, 43(3-4), 239–245.

By: D. Lewis n & K. Alpi n

Contributors: D. Lewis n & K. Alpi n

author keywords: bibliometric analysis; citation networks; network analysis
TL;DR: Methods of using data from citation databases to generate bibliometric analyses of journal titles, subject matter, and coauthorship networks using the open software tool Sci2 can be used to enhance responsive institutional and network collecting and to connect users to additional research and publication partners. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 chapter

The North Carolina State University Libraries' alt-textbook project: Open education that opens a door to the library

In Affordable course materials: Electronic textbooks and open educational resources (pp. 69–89). Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association.

By: K. Alpi, W. Cross, G. Raschke & M. Sullivan

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Access to human, animal, and environmental journals is still limited for the One Health community

JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, 104(2), 100–108.

By: C. Vreeland n, K. Alpi n, C. Pike*, E. Whitman n & S. Kennedy-Stoskopf n

author keywords: Publishing; Periodicals as Topic; Access to Information; Veterinary Medicine; Environment; Environmental Health; Medicine
MeSH headings : Access to Information; Animals; Humans; Information Dissemination / methods; Information Storage and Retrieval / methods; Periodicals as Topic; Publishing
TL;DR: Evaluating the extent of open access to journal articles in a sample of literature from the domains of human health, animal health, and the environmental sciences found environmental journals had less OA than anticipated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Descriptive Epidemiology for Turtles Admitted to the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine Turtle Rescue Team

JOURNAL OF FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT, 7(2), 520–525.

By: L. Stranahan n, K. Alpi n, R. Passingham n, T. Kosmerick n & G. Lewbart n

author keywords: epidemiology; medical records; North Carolina; turtles; southeastern United States
TL;DR: This report summarizes 2,613 turtle cases examined between 1996 and 2012 by the Turtle Rescue Team, including 12 native species of turtle from 63 North Carolina counties, including 10 of known sex were evenly distributed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Recognizing the Value of Threshold Concepts: Application of a Conceptual Tool to Professional Students Learning to Be Researchers

The Reference Librarian, 57(2), 114–130.

By: K. Alpi n & C. Hoggan n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Research engagement of health sciences librarians: a survey of research-related activities and attitudes

JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, 104(2), 166–173.

By: S. Lessick, C. Perryman*, B. Billman*, K. Alpi n, S. De Groote* & T. Babin*

author keywords: Libraries, Medical; Library Surveys; Research Report; Library Science Research
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Scanning technology selection impacts acceptability and usefulness of image-rich content

JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, 104(1), 15–23.

By: K. Alpi n, J. Brown n, J. Neel n, C. Grindem n, K. Linder n & J. Harper n

Contributors: K. Alpi n, J. Brown n, J. Neel n, C. Grindem n, K. Linder n & J. Harper n

author keywords: Interlibrary Loans; Photographs; Image Enhancement; Image Compression; Pathology; Radiology
MeSH headings : Diagnostic Imaging / standards; Documentation / standards; Electronic Health Records / standards; Humans; Interlibrary Loans / standards; Libraries, Medical / standards; Microscopy, Electron, Scanning / standards; Photography / standards; United States
TL;DR: This study addressed whether scans of figures in black and white, grayscale, or color, or portable document format to tagged image file format (TIFF) conversions as provided by interlibrary loan or document delivery were viewed as acceptable or useful by radiologists or pathologists. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 article

Competence and Competence Development (Study Guides in Adult Education)

Alpi, K. M. (2015, February). ADULT EDUCATION QUARTERLY, Vol. 65, pp. 67–68.

By: K. Alpi n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Librarian readiness for research partnerships

JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, 103(2), 91–95.

By: E. Mazure* & K. Alpi n

MeSH headings : Cooperative Behavior; Humans; Librarians; Libraries, Medical / statistics & numerical data; Research / organization & administration; Surveys and Questionnaires; Workforce
TL;DR: The results suggest that creating awareness in precontemplation responders could encourage skill development and mentoring and continuing education could support librarians who are contemplating or preparing to perform indicator activities. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Subject Matter Expert and Public Evaluations of a Veterinary Toxicology Course Brochure-Writing Assignment

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION, 40(1), 19–28.

By: D. Dorman n, K. Alpi* & K. Chappell*

author keywords: communication; brochure; rubrics; toxicology; activity; educational
MeSH headings : Comprehension; Education, Veterinary; Health Communication; North Carolina; Pamphlets; Schools, Veterinary; Students, Health Occupations; Toxicology / education; Writing
TL;DR: How patient-centered written communication has been integrated into the training of veterinary students using toxicology-related preventive materials is described and revised, resulting in revision of the grading rubric, increased use of brochure examples, and additional instruction in readability assessment and brochure development. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 review

Things your dog doesn't want you to know: 11 courageous canines tell you what your dog won't

[Review of ]. Library Journal, 137(2), 81–81.

By: K. Alpi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Connecting Knowledge Resources to the Veterinary Electronic Health Record: Opportunities for Learning at Point of Care

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION, 38(2), 110–122.

By: K. Alpi n, H. Burnett, S. Bryant & K. Anderson

author keywords: electronic health records; practice management systems; controlled vocabulary; veterinary informatics; electronic books; just-in-time learning; client education
MeSH headings : Education, Veterinary / methods; Electronic Health Records / organization & administration; Humans; Point-of-Care Systems / organization & administration; United States; Veterinary Medicine / organization & administration
TL;DR: The EHR standards for linkage and the partners-practitioners, content publishers, and software developers-necessary to leverage this possibility in veterinary medicine are introduced. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 review

Dog sense: How the new science of dog behavior can make you a better friend to your pet

[Review of ]. Library Journal, 136(8), 96–96.

By: K. Alpi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 personal communication

Previous research shows Medical Library Association award winner publication rate

Alpi, K. M., & Fenske, R. (2011, January).

By: K. Alpi n & R. Fenske*

MeSH headings : Awards and Prizes; Bibliometrics; Libraries, Medical; Research; Societies
TL;DR: Prior research on the publication rate of award-winning MLA research presentations and posters published in April 2009 in Hypothesis is shared to share. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 review

Review and Hypothesis: Does Graves' Disease Develop in Non-Human Great Apes?

[Review of ]. THYROID, 21(12), 1359–1366.

By: S. McLachlan*, K. Alpi n & B. Rapoport*

MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Ape Diseases / diagnosis; Ape Diseases / immunology; Ape Diseases / physiopathology; Autoimmunity; Biological Evolution; Glycosylation; Graves Disease / diagnosis; Graves Disease / immunology; Graves Disease / physiopathology; Graves Disease / veterinary; Hominidae / immunology; Humans; Immunoglobulins, Thyroid-Stimulating / metabolism; Molecular Sequence Data; Protein Processing, Post-Translational; Receptors, Thyrotropin / chemistry; Receptors, Thyrotropin / immunology; Self Tolerance; Species Specificity; Thyroid Function Tests; Thyroid Gland / immunology; Thyroid Gland / physiopathology
TL;DR: Graves' disease appears to be either very rare or does not occur in great apes based on the literature and a survey of veterinarians, and larger numbers of great apes need to be followed, and tests of thyroid function and thyroid autoantibodies be performed, to confirm that spontaneous Graves' disease is restricted to humans. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 review

The dog trainer's complete guide to a happy, well-behaved pet

[Review of ]. Library Journal, 136(17), 97–97.

By: K. Alpi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 review

30 days to a well-mannered dog: The loved dog method

[Review of ]. Library Journal, 135(20), 131–131.

By: K. Alpi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 review

Born to bark: My adventures with an irrepressible and unforgettable dog

[Review of ]. Library Journal, 135(17), 96–96.

By: K. Alpi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 review

City puppy: Finding, training, and loving your urban dog

[Review of ]. Library Journal, 135(7), 101–101.

By: K. Alpi & W. Kenan

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 conference paper

Canine genetic testing: A precursor to the human personalized medicine marketplace

Medical Library Association Annual Meeting (Honolulu, HI).

By: K. Alpi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Clinical and research searching on the wild side: exploring the veterinary literature

JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, 97(3), 169–177.

By: K. Alpi n, E. Stringer n, R. DeVoe & M. Stoskopf n

MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Wild; Biomedical Research; Information Storage and Retrieval / methods; Veterinary Medicine
TL;DR: The complexities of thorough literature searches are more difficult for nondomestic animal clinical cases and research reviews as demonstrated by three search requests involving poisonous snakes, a gorilla, and spiders. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

The well-behaved dog

Library Journal, 133(18), 38–39.

By: K. Alpi & B. Sherman

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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