Open Access Policy Articles

 

The IUPUI Faculty Council adopted an open access policy on October 7th, 2014 (available from: https://openaccess.iupui.edu/policy). This policy shows IUPUI's commitment to disseminating the fruits of research and scholarship as widely as possible. Open access policies increase authors’ rights, readership and citation rates for scholarly articles. The opt out provision ensures that all faculty authors have the freedom to publish in the journal of their choice.

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Recent Submissions

  • Kauffman, Nathan; Dumortier, Jerome; Hayes, Dermot J.; Brown, Robert C.; Laird, David A. (Elsevier, 2014-04)
    A partial solution to problems associated with anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could be the development and deployment of carbon-negative technologies, i.e., producing energy while reducing atmospheric carbon ...
  • Dumortier, Jerome; Siddiki, Saba; Carley, Sanya; Cisney, Joshua; Krause, Rachel M.; Lane, Bradley W.; Rupp, John A.; Graham, John D. (Elsevier, 2015-02)
    Energy-saving technologies have a difficult time being widely accepted in the marketplace when they have a high initial purchase price and deferred financial benefits. Consumers might not realize that, in the long-run, the ...
  • Dumortier, Jerome (Elsevier, 2013-09)
    Several states have a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and allow for biomass co-firing to meet the RPS requirements. In addition, a federal renewable fuel standard (RFS) mandates an increase in cellulosic ethanol production ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Smith, Sarah L. (2014-03)
    Public transportation is a major element of social life in most cities, and the most common mode of public transportation is busing. This study examines whether bus stops are a robust predictor of crime, net of other ...
  • Payton, Seth B.; Stucky, Thomas D.; Ottensmann, John R. (2015-01)
    Although neighborhood stability has long been considered a substantial determinant of crime, foreclosures have not been the subject of concerted research among criminologists until recently. A number of recent studies have ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Ottensmann, John R.; Payton, Seth B. (2012-09)
    Objective Until recently, few studies have examined the relationship between home foreclosures and crime. Foreclosures are one major source of neighborhood instability and can be expected to affect crime from several ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Payton, Seth B.; Ottensmann, John R. (2015-01)
    One important factor in many macro-level theories of crime is income inequality. Although research generally shows that low levels of neighborhood income are associated with crime, research studies have been less clear on ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D. (2005-06)
    Numerous studies have explored variation in police employment across cities, usually focusing on public choice, conflict, or organizational explanations. Yet, few consider whether the local political context affects police ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Heimer, Karen; Lang, Joseph B. (2007-02)
    The dramatic increase in American state prison populations during the past three decades has sparked considerable research interest. Empirical research has most often examined changes in prison admissions or populations, ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Ottensmann, John R. (2009-11)
    Although research has shown specific land uses to be related to crime, systematic investigation of land uses and violent crime has been less common. This study systematically examines links between land uses and violent ...
  • Kubrin, Charis E.; Messner, Steven F.; Stucky, Thomas D. (2010-02)
    In recent years, criminologists, as well as journalists, have devoted considerable attention to the potential deterrent effect of what is sometimes referred to as “proactive” policing. This policing style entails the ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D. (2012-02)
    Numerous studies of the determinants of formal social control of Blacks focus on racial threat arguments, which contain implicit or explicit political elements. Using insights from research on politics and social control ...
  • Kaminski, Robert J.; Stucky, Thomas D. (2009-02)
    The article discusses how Jacobs and Carmichael, drawing on the racial threat thesis, argue that the overrepresentation of Blacks among felons who murder police is in part explained by Blacks' conscious or unconscious ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Ottensmann, John R. (2014-11)
    Geographic restrictions on registered sex offenders (RSOs) have become commonplace. Such policies generally assume that sex offenses are likely to be higher near RSOs. Yet, few ecological studies have examined this question ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Miller, Geralyn M.; Murphy, Linda (2008-11)
    Extant research suggests that gender affects the policy preferences of state legislators, particularly on women's issues. Fewer studies, however, have examined whether gender affects state legislators' policy preferences ...
  • Alabi, Jaena; Weare, William H., Jr. (Communications in Information Literacy, 2014)
    Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in educational theory and methods. In an effort to bridge this gap and improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, ...
  • Carpenter, Janet S.; Reed, Susan D.; Guthrie, Katherine A.; Larson, Joseph C.; Newton, Katherine M.; Lau, R. Jane; Learman, Lee A.; Shifren, Jan L. (2015)
    Introduction The Female Sexual Distress Scale-Revised (FSDS-R) was created and validated to assess distress associated with impaired sexual function, but it is lengthy for use in clinical practice and research when assessing ...
  • Lairson, David R.; Chung, Tong Han; Smith, Lisa G.; Springston, Jeffrey K.; Champion, Victoria L. (2015-06)
    Objectives The aim of this study was to estimate the initial development costs for an innovative talk show format tailored intervention delivered via the interactive web, for increasing cancer screening in women 50–75 who ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D. (2003-11)
    Recent research has begun to examine the effects of politics on crime. However, few studies have considered how local political variation is likely to affect crime. Using insights from urban politics research, this paper ...
  • Stucky, Thomas D.; Heimer, Karen; Lang, Joseph B. (2005-02)
    The now well-documented explosion in prison populations over the last 30 years has spurred significant attention in the literature. Early research focused primarily on economic explanations. More recently it has focused ...

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