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Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.

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Robers S, Zhang A, Morgan RE, Musu-Gillette L. 2015. Indicators of school crime and safety: 2014. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics, annual.

Annotation: This annual report presents data on school crime and student safety. The indicators in the report are based on information drawn from a variety of data sources including national surveys of students, teachers, principals, and postsecondary institutions. The report covers topics such as victimization, teacher injury, bullying and cyberbullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions. Indicators of crime and safety are compared across different population subgroups and over time. Data on crimes that occur away from school are offered as a point of comparison where available.

Contact: National Center for Education Statistics, 1990 K Street, N. W., Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202) 502-7300 Secondary Telephone: (202) 502-7442 Fax: (202) 219-1736 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Bullying, College students, Colleges, Crime, Data, Drug use, Environmental influences, Injuries, School age children, School safety, Schools, Trends, Violence, Weapons

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. 2015. Planning alcohol interventions using NIAAA's CollegeAIM alcohol intervention matrix. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 36 pp.

Annotation: This document for higher education officials, particularly alcohol and other drug program and student life staff, provides information and guidance on choosing interventions to address harmful and underage drinking in campus communities. Contents include a matrix and summary tables of individual- and environmental-level strategies. A strategy planning worksheet, frequently asked questions, and supporting resources are also included.

Contact: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, , 5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304, Bethesda, MD 20892-9304, Telephone: (301) 443-3860 Fax: (301) 780-1726 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website. Document Number: NIH Pub. No. 15-AA-8017.

Keywords: Alcohol consumption attitudes, Alcohol consumption behavior, Colleges, Intervention, Prevention programs, Program planning, Resources for professionals, Students, Young adults

Dowd AC, Bensimon EM. 2015. Engaging the "race question:" Accountability and equity in U.S. higher education. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 240 pp.

Annotation: This book for college faculty, administrators, and student affairs professionals demonstrates what educators need to know and do to take an active role in racial equity work on college and university campuses. The book provides examples of policy and practice for improving equity in postsecondary education, examines the role of individuals and groups in the change process, includes examples of action research tools, and offers other strategies for professional development and organizational change.

Contact: Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, Telephone: (212) 678-3929 E-mail: Web Site: $34.36 ebook; $43.95 paperback; $50.94 bundle (paperback and ebook); $86 hardcover. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-8077-5609-6.

Keywords: Accountability, Case studies, Colleges, Equal opportunities, Leadership, Organizational change, Policy development, Postsecondary education, Program improvement, Racism

Frohnen BP, McManus MA, Limb SJ, Straus CR. 2010. Concern for our teens: Opinion leaders speak out on adolescent health. Washington, DC: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health , 12 pp. (Report; no. 4)

Annotation: This report presents findings from interviews conducted with opinion leaders from a cross section of businesses, colleges, and military branches to gain their perspectives on how well adolescents are doing in terms of their physical, mental, and emotional health. The report also discusses these opinion leaders' views on health education and wellness for adolescents and ways to create a culture of health.

Contact: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3557 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to care, Adolescent health, Business, Colleges, Emotional development, Health education, Interviews, Mental health, Military, Public policy

Lipson C. 2004. Doing honest work in college: How to prepare citations, avoid plagiarism, and achieve real academic success. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 189 pp.

Annotation: This book, which is geared toward college students, provides practical information about how to avoid plagiarism while in college. Part 1 of the book focuses on academic honesty, in general. Part 2 deals with how to prepare citations correctly. The basics of citations are discussed, and specific information about several different citation styles is provided. The book includes an index.

Contact: University of Chicago Press , 1427 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, Telephone: (773) 702-7700 Fax: (773) 702-9756 Web Site: $13.00, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-226-48473-4.

Keywords: Academic achievement, College students, Colleges, Honesty

Boyer EL. 1997. Scholarship reconsidered: Priorities of the professoriate. [Menlo Park, CA]: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 147 pp.

Annotation: This book examines the role of college and university faculty in teaching, research, and publication. It presents a history of scholarship, the evolution of the current academic system, the varied talents of faculty, the importance of creativity, the diversity of campuses, the new generation of scholars, and the relationship of scholarship and community. Appendices contain the 1989 national survey of faculty, technical notes, and the Carnegie Classification of colleges and universities.

Contact: Jossey-Bass Publishers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Corporate Headquarters, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, Telephone: (201) 748-6000 Fax: (201) 748-6088 E-mail: Web Site: $14.95 plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-7879-4069-0.

Keywords: Colleges, Publications, Research, Surveys, Teachers, Universities

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 1996. Maternal and Child Health Graduate Medical Education in Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Family Practice in Historically/Predominantly Black Medical Schools. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 33 pp.

Annotation: This document explains how to apply for a federal grant for graduate medical education in obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, and family practice in historically or predominantly black medical schools. It describes the authority and purpose for the grants; program elements and requirements; special considerations; the review process and criteria; the application process; form, project plan, progress report, and abstract instructions; and reporting requirements. Appendices have additional instructions and sample reports. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Applications, Black colleges, Blacks, Family medicine, Federal grants, Gynecology, MCH training programs, Medical education, Medical schools, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Program descriptions, SPRANS

Young CM, Emerson D, Williams HH. 1954. Nutritional status studies of students at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 55 pp.

Annotation: This report deals with the nutritional status of a group of entering college students at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; many of the students hold full-time jobs, and many come from families with low incomes. The authors followed the nutritional status of the entering freshman class through its first year in school to determine whether poor nutrition might be a factor in the withdrawal of students from school and also to assess how the dietary intake and nutritional status of students from this institution compare with that of students from other colleges and universities. Statistical information is presented in figures and tables throughout the report.

Keywords: Colleges, Diet, Low income groups, Nutrition, Nutritional status, Research, Students, Universities


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.