Welcome to Ferris Institutional Repository (FIR)

FIR provides a place to store, provide access to, and preserve digital objects and resources created and used by the Ferris community. This includes administrative documents, research and working papers, faculty-created learning tools (including animations and videos), digitized archival resources and more. This repository is sponsored by the Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Educaton and utilizes open source DSpace software.

Communities in FIR

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  • Anys, Melissa M. (2020)
    Before Google, Siri, and Alexa, there were librarians; if you wanted accurate information you would have to leave the comfort of your own home and head to your local public library. In New York, it is still possible to ...
  • Oviatt, Gabrielle E. (2020)
    Every generation has encountered mental illness and anxiety but statistics show a shocking increase in anxiety that is exponentially affecting Generation Z. Mental health and emotional stability is crucial in guiding ...
  • Rilley, Lisa D. (2020)
    Survival of the human species has always relied on social connectedness; in an increasingly isolated world positive socialization and emotional empathy is more important than ever before. Empathy is not a single part of ...
  • Waterson, Kay (2020)
    The human brain is a complex system, which requires multiple moving parts to operate in conjunction with one another in order to produce healthy cognitive processes. This thesis is meant to examine the impact of trauma in ...
  • Chamberlin, Evan G. (2020-08)
    For the past forty years, American public schools have been fundamentally transformed under the influence of a set of educational initiatives that have come to be known as the reform movement. The reform movement is a loose ...

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