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TerraPop: Changing the way we manage geospatial data

August 17, 2016 -

The Journal of Map & Geography Libraries is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Best Paper Award: “Terra Populus: Workflows for Integrating and Harmonizing Geospatial Population and Environmental Data,” by Tracy A. Kugler, David C. Van Riper, Steven M. Manson, David A. Haynes II, Joshua Donato, and Katie Stinebaugh.

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The censoring of menstruation in adolescent literature: a growing problem

August 10, 2016 -

'The Censoring of Menstruation in Adolescent Literature: A Growing Problem,' an article published in Women’s Reproductive Health, discusses the importance of “shedding the shame and secrecy” of menstruation in adolescent literature. While other “sensitive” topics of the past aren’t being censored in schools today, menstruation still is in many cases.

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Do women believe in menstrual synchrony?

August 10, 2016 -

'Demystifying Menstrual Synchrony: Women’s Subjective Beliefs About Bleeding in Tandem With Other Women,' an article recently published in Women’s Reproductive Health, addresses the overlooked issue of why many women believe in menstrual synchrony. While there is a substantial body of scientific work on whether or not menstrual synchrony exists, far less work has examined why women believe in menstrual synchrony and the reasons they attribute to its existence. While there is empirical uncertainty as to the existence of menstrual synchrony, the results from this study reveal that women overwhelmingly endorse its occurrence.