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Scopus

Scopus is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database launched in 2004. Scopus covers nearly 36,377 titles from 11,678 publishers, of which 34,346 are peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences, it covers three types of sources: book series and trade journals. All journals covered in the Scopus database, regardless of who they are published under, are reviewed each year to ensure high quality standards are maintained. Searches in Scopus incorporate searches of patent databases. Scopus gives four types of quality measure for each title. Evaluating ease of use and coverage of Scopus and the Web of Science, a 2006 study concluded that "Scopus is easy to navigate for the novice user.... The ability to search both forward and backward from a particular citation would be helpful to the researcher; the multidisciplinary aspect allows the researcher to search outside of his discipline" and "One advantage of WOS over Scopus is the depth of coverage, with the full WOS database going back to 1945 and Scopus going back to 1966.

However, Scopus and WOS complement each other as neither resource is all inclusive."Scopus offers author profiles which cover affiliations, number of publications and their bibliographic data and details on the number of citations each published document has received. It has alerting features that allows registered users to track changes to a profile and a facility to calculate authors' h-index. In 2016, a free website, Scopus CiteScore, was introduced, it provides citation data for all 25,000+ active titles such as journals, conference proceedings and books in Scopus and provides an alternative to the impact factor. Scopus IDs for individual authors can be integrated with the non-proprietary digital identifier ORCID. Since Elsevier is the owner of Scopus and is one of the main international publishers of scientific journals, an independent and international Scopus Content Selection and Advisory Board was established in 2009 to prevent a potential conflict of interest in the choice of journals to be included in the database and to maintain an open and transparent content coverage policy, regardless of publisher.

The board consists of scientists and subject librarians. According to the Scimago Journal Rankings, as of 2016, Nature had the highest h-index, at 1011, CA - A Cancer Journal for Clinicians had the highest SJR of 39.285, CiteScore 2016. Scimagojr.com provides country ranking based on Total Published Documents, Citable documents, Self-Citations, Citations per Document and h-index. As per this website, as of 2019, the United States was in first place, the United Kingdom was in the second place and Germany was in third place based on national h-index. Source Normalized Impact per Paper Web of Science Official website

Avrum Stroll

Avrum Stroll was a research professor at the University of California, San Diego. Born in Oakland, California, he was a distinguished philosopher and a noted scholar in the fields of epistemology, philosophy of language, twentieth-century analytic philosophy; the Emotive Theory of Ethics. University of California Press, 1954 Introduction to philosophy. Holt and Winston, 1961 Epistemology. Harper & Row, 1967 Philosophy and the Human Spirit. Holt and Winston, 1973 Philosophy and Contemporary Problems. Richard H. Popkin, Avrum Stroll, Holt Rinehart & Winston, February 1984 Surfaces. University of Minnesota Press, 1988 Philosophy Made Simple by Richard H. Popkin, Avrum Stroll, Made Simple Books, September 8, 1986, Paperback Moore and Wittgenstein on Certainty. Oxford University Press, 1994 Introductory Readings In Philosophy. Avrum Stroll, Richard H. Popkin. Harcourt Brace* Co, November 1997 Skeptical Philosophy for Everyone. Richard H. Popkin, Avrum Stroll. Prometheus Books, January 2002, Hardcover Wittgenstein.

Oneworld Publications, July 2002 Did My Genes Make Me Do It? Oneworld Publications, August 25, 2004, Hardcover Sketches of Landscapes; the MIT Press, December 5, 1997, Hardcover Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy. Columbia University Press, September 15, 2001, Paperback Philosophy. Richard H. Popkin, Avrum Stroll Much Ado about Nonexistence. A. P. Martinich, Avrum Stroll. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. June 28, 2007 Hardcover Informal philosophy. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009 Proper Names and Fictive Objects, The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 95, No. 10, pp. 522–534 Wittgenstein and the Dream Hypothesis. Philosophia 37

Children's Institute of Pittsburgh

The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh is a nonprofit organization dedicated to children with special needs and their families in Pittsburgh, United States and Western Pennsylvania. Mary Irwin Laughlin founded The Children's Institute in 1902 as the Memorial Home for Crippled Children to care for a six-year-old boy whose legs had been severed in a train accident. Called The Rehabilitation Institute, the hospital at The Children's Institute, today, is a leader in pediatric rehabilitation techniques and provides individualized treatment programs along a broad continuum of care: inpatient care, outpatient care and subacute care, home care; the Children's Institute has The Day School, an accredited private school for students with special needs, Project STAR, a social services component dedicated to supporting and finding permanent homes for children with special needs, a Therapeutic Garden, accessible to children at the Institute and the public. The Children's Institute's main campus is located at 1405 Shady Avenue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, the hospital's satellite facilities are located at Wexford, Green Tree and Norwin Hills.

Project STAR at The Children's Institute has offices in Wilkinsburg and Monaca, Pennsylvania. The Children's Institute provides pediatric rehabilitation to children and adolescents from birth to age twenty-one, it is the "only free-standing pediatric rehabilitation specialty hospital in Pennsylvania, one of only twenty in the country." The Hospital offers specialty programs such as aquatic therapy, assistive therapy and alternative communication, autism therapies, brain injury rehabilitation, diabetes management, functional feeding, obesity management, orthopedic rehabilitation, end of life and palliative care, a pediatric cardiac recovery program, respite care, RND and pain rehabilitation, spinal cord rehabilitation, a Prader-Willi Syndrome program. Staff members at the Hospital are certified pediatric specialists; the Hospital accepts most insurance plans, federal or state assistance programs and offers reduced rate or free care. The Heasley House is a residence available to families, it is located in Squirrel Hill, requires families to pay five dollars a night to reside there.

The campus located in Squirrel Hill houses three units: two units focus on pediatric rehabilitation and the third specializes in Prader-Willi Syndrome. The facility has eighty-two inpatient beds. In the hospital, each patient is assigned to a team of therapists directed by a physician. Licensed nurses and healthcare workers give care twenty-four hours a day; the child and their family are assigned to a case manager who facilitates communication between caregivers and the family. Patients stays range from one to two weeks to four to six months; the Hospital provides rehabilitation services. These include medical services, nutrition services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology services, recreational therapy, speech and language pathology; the Squirrel Hill campus contains facilities and equipment. There are swimming pools used in therapy. Austin's playroom is used for activities. There is an outdoor playground for day school students and inpatients, utilized in therapy. A sensory room encourages relaxation for patients.

There is a medical library on site. CABLE stands for a school for inpatient children, it is an educational program that provides cognitive assessments for patients in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Outpatient services are scheduled depending on locations. Outpatient services are located in Squirrel Hill, as well as at the Children's Institute South location in Bridgeville, the East location in Norwin Hills and the North location in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Outpatient services include occupational therapy, physical therapy and language therapy, clinical nutrition services, hearing evaluation, home accessibility evaluation, neuropsychology evaluation, special equipment evaluation, assistive technology, augmentative communication; the Hospital at the Children's Institute of Pittsburgh conducts research for the development of pediatric rehabilitation. Dr. Scott Faber, a Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician at the Hospital, in his research, discovered "exceptionally low zinc-to-copper ratio in the blood of patients with autism."

Results of the study were published in the scientific Biomarkers. Similar studies are now being planned to further this research. A pilot study conducted by the director of Physical Therapy, Christopher Joseph, MPT, in conjunction with Chatham University researched the treatment of RND, reflex neurovascular dystrophy; the results concluded that an "intensive exercise regimen enable significant increases in functional activity."U. S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. has helped secure funding for the Children's Institute of Pittsburgh. This funding has contributed to the creation of an autism center and pediatric unit, which treat children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In 2010, the contributions secured the purchase of research equipment for the study of environmental triggers of autism, to further the development of autism treatment. On April 22, 2010, two dogwood trees were planted during the private ground-breaking ceremony for the Children's Institute of the Pittsburgh Nimick Family Therapeutic garden.

The ceremony was conducted by the Nimick Family in honor of the late Tommy Nimick. Tommy and Florence Nimick devoted their lives to working with children at the Children's Institute in Squirrel Hill; the garden

18th Coast Artillery (United States)

The 18th Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States Army. It was the Regular Army component of the Harbor Defenses of the Columbia, replacing the 3rd Coast Artillery there. Other elements of the regiment were part of the Harbor Defenses of San Francisco; the regiment was active from 1940 until withdrawn in April 1944 and inactivated the following month as part of an Army-wide reorganization. Constituted as the 18th Artillery and organized October 1918 at Fort Winfield Scott, but demobilized in December 1918; this was one of a number of Coast Artillery regiments mobilized to operate heavy and railway artillery on the Western Front in World War I, but the Armistice resulted in the dissolution of the 18th. Constituted in the Regular Army 19 January 1940 as 18th Coast Artillery, organized 1 February 1940 at Fort Stevens. Regimental HHB, 1st Battalion HHB, Batteries A and B were organized 1 February 1940 by redesignating HHD, Btrys E and F, Panama Detachment, 3rd Coast Artillery Regiment, Fort Stevens.

The 18th CA relieved the 3rd CA in the Harbor Defenses of the Columbia. Battery C activated at Fort Stevens 3 January 1941. HHB 2nd Battalion and Batteries D, E, & F constituted 1 February 1940 and activated at Fort Winfield Scott in HD San Francisco 15 January 1941. Battery G activated at Fort Stevens 10 June 1941. Battery F moved to Fort Miley 21 November 1941. Regimental HHB and 2nd Battalion moved to Fort Funston in HD San Francisco 7 December 1941. On 21 June 1942 the bombardment of Fort Stevens by Japanese submarine I-25 occurred with minor damage. Various exchanges of personnel occurred in HD of the Columbia between the 18th CA and the 249th Coast Artillery in November 1942, August 1943, January 1944. Battery G moved to Fort Canby around 1 January 1943. Regimental HHB ordered to XXII Corps at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky 14 April 1944, assets absorbed by HD of the Columbia and HD San Francisco by 27 April 1944. HHB inactivated 5 May 1944. World War II Pacific Theater without inscription Distinctive unit insignia Seacoast defense in the United States United States Army Coast Artillery Corps Harbor Defense Command Berhow, Mark A.

Ed.. American Seacoast Defenses, A Reference Guide, Third Edition. McLean, Virginia: CDSG Press. ISBN 978-0-9748167-3-9. Gaines, William C. Coast Artillery Organizational History, 1917-1950, Coast Defense Journal, vol. 23, issue 2 Rinaldi, Richard A.. The U. S. Army in World War I: Orders of Battle. General Data LLC. ISBN 0-9720296-4-8. Stanton, Shelby L.. World War II Order of Battle. Galahad Books. ISBN 0-88365-775-9. Webber, Bert. Retaliation. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press. ISBN 0-87071-076-1. Heitman, Francis B.. Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, 1789-1903, Vol. 1. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. Emerson, William K.. Encyclopedia of United States Army insignia and uniforms. University of Oklahoma Press. P. 51. ISBN 978-0806126-22-7. Greg Hagg. "Insignia of the Coast Artillery Corps". The Coast Defense Study Group, Inc. Retrieved 18 May 2018. Official US Army lineage website for current units Forts of the Pacific coast at the Coast Defense Study Group website FortWiki, lists most CONUS and Canadian forts American Forts Network, lists forts in the US, former US territories and Central America

Prince William Mansion, Copenhagen

The Prince Wilhelm Mansion is a historic property on the corner of Sankt Annæ Plads and Amaliegade in central Copenhagen, Denmark. It is owned by the property investment company Jeudan, headquartered in the building; the mansion was built from 1749 to 1752 for Wilhelm August von der Osten. It was located in the former grounds of Sophie Amalienborg which were now up for redevelopment into the new district Frederiksstaden. Robert Tuite, a plantation owner from Saint Croix in the Danish West Indies, purchased the building in 1777, he acquired the Andreas Bjørn House and an associated sugar refinery, Union House, in Christianshavn. He married Mary Ann, the widow of Robert Cotton Trefusis. in London in 1780. The couple lived in the mansion on Sankt Annæ Plads but divorced in 1787 and Tuite moved back to Saint Croiz in 1792. Charles August Selby, Tuite's cousin and business partner, purchased the building in 1794. Selby had lived at Strandgade 24 in Christianshavn. In 1804, Selby sold the mansion to Imperial Roman Vice consul Johan Nicolai Adam Romeis.

In 1808, he sold it to Major-General Peter Lotharius Oxholm, He was the owner of several plantations on Saint Croix and served as Governor-General of the Danish West Indies]] from 1814 to 1816. In 1826, the mansion was acquired by King Frederick VI who put it at the disposal of Prince William of Hesse-Kassel, he lived there until his death in 1867. After that, the building came to new use; the Nobel Prize-winning medical doctor Niels Finsen for a while lived in the building as a young student and is now commemorated with a plaque on the building's facade. In 1878, it was acquired by a restaurateur, Lars Larsen, who ran it an event venue under the name Larsens Lokaler, he changed the name back to Prins Wilhelms Palæ which have rise to the popular name Prins Larsens Palæ. The Medical Society for Women was founded in the building's great hall on 28 November 1907. In the 1920s, the building came to serve as headquarters for the oil company Det Danske Petroleums Aktieselskab and Statoil's activities in Denmark.

The building is now owned by the property company Jeudan. Lindencrone Mansion

The Esso Australian Jazz Summit

The Esso Australian Jazz Summit is a compilation album of jazz music recorded live at the Bondi Beach. The album was nominated for 1987 ARIA Award for Best Jazz Album; the Esso Australian Jazz Summit was held on Saturday 22 February 1986 at Sydney's Bondi Beach. The Summit had 13 acts set to play but the show wash rained out after only 10 had performed. Don Burrows Quintet, Sandy Evans Trio, Southern Cross Jazz Quartet, Andy Sugg and Andy Vance Duo, Dave Dallwitz Sydney Big Band, Allan Browne Band, Merve Acheson and the Mainstreamers, Jazzmanian Quartet, Rick Price Quartet and NSW Conservatorium Big Band all performed. Nova Dreams, Schmoe and Co and the Bernie McCann Quartet were listed; the summit was recorded by the ABC and was broadcast on ABC TV as part of The Burrows Collections series. A double album was released that year through ABC Records; the album was nominated as the Best Jazz Album at the inaugural ARIA Awards but lost out to the Wizards Of Oz with their album Soundtrack. Writing in the Canberra Times Michael Foster praised the album stating "The music is exuberant, the recording and engineering worthy of the musicians."

Toad - NSW Conservatorium Big Band conducted by Don Burrows Sketch - NSW Conservatorium Big Band featuring Don Burrows on Saxophone Gospel Dance - Rick Price Quartet O'Pato - Rick Price QuartetJersey Lightning - The Allan Browne Band Wild Man Blues - The Allan Browne Band Witchhunt - Southern Cross Jazz Quartet Come On Mama - Sandy Evans TrioStraight No Chaser - Joe Lane with the Don Burrows Quintet with James Morrison on Trumpet Where Would I Go Without You - Joy Mulligan with the Don Burrows Quintet Now Is The Time - Andrew Firth with the Don Burrows Quintet with James Morrison on Trumpet Chasing Your Tail - Andy Sugg And Andy Vance DuoIf I Had You - Merv Acheson and the Mainstreamers Under Those Chandeliers - Jazzmanian Quartet Shanghai Shuffle - Dave Dallwitz Sydney Big Band Milenburg Joys - Dave Dallwitz Sydney Big Band Sugarfoot Stomp - Dave Dallwitz Sydney Big Band