DSpace Repository

The Notre Dame University-Louaize Institutional Repository, known as DSpace, is a digital archive of the university's intellectual output accessible to others worldwide over the Internet. The institutional Repository contains a collection of research and publications written by academic authors, students, staff, alumni and research groups that have sufficient quality to be collected and preserved by the Library but which are not controlled by commercial publishers.

Notre Dame University members are eligible to engage in self-archiving of their digitally-born materials within the institutional repository. For self-archiving please review the Guidelines, Thesis Submission and the Submission Guidelines pages.

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  • Aoudi, Ghena (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2021)
    This thesis argues that reading Edgar Allan Poe’s “Eureka” (1848) in light of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Dionysian philosophy can reveal Poe’s shared worldview and his contribution to the postmodern age and to post-structuralist concepts of truth, genre and beauty. Each of these concepts will be examined in “Eureka” to reveal the relevance of Poe’s philosophy to ways of thinking later popularized by Nietzsche, Jacques Derrida, and Richard Rorty. A careful examination of major ideas discussed in “Eureka,” such as the mutability of truths, the opposition between philosophy and poetry, and the unity ...
  • Abi Fadel, Patricia (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2021)
    With globalization governing the world, increasing competition beyond borders, companies have seen their market share shrink and their profits disappear. This phenomenon gave rise to the e-commerce, a key platform to streamline globalization. However, some parts of the world were still shy in adopting e-commerce for their daily transactions, particularly the Middle East region. It wasn’t until the surge the COVID-19 pandemic, that e-commerce made its way to every corner of the globe and became part of the daily lives of the citizens of the world, including the Middle East. The question that we ...
  • Kosseifi, Nathalie (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2021)
    Thyme intake assessment is gaining significance because thyme is becoming a global staple food and its use has been on the rise. Limited research has been done on the assessment of dietary patterns on thyme and thyme products in Lebanon. The aim of this study was conducted for this purpose, a developed FFQ was carried on a convenient sample of 1555 adult participants. Out of the total, 1523 persons (97.9%) consumed at least one thyme product. The mean consumption of thyme products was estimated to be 425.5 g/day, providing an estimated 31.4 g/day of thyme. Thyme pie had the highest mean intake ...
  • Kobersi, Lydia (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2021)
    The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic caused by highly contagious respiratory diseases brought about unprecedented crises across the world, and a housing crisis among others. Lebanon in particular, which is the context of this study, was heavily impacted by the pandemic, exacerbated by a pre-existing refugee crisis and by the Beirut Port explosion. This study aims to research the characteristics of an emergency shelter that mitigates the spread of contagious respiratory diseases in Lebanese urban areas as the latter are hubs of infectious diseases. In this context, the study researches the characteristics ...
  • Harfouche, Joelle (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2021-05)
    The principle of the independence of the judiciary, as protected by international and regional apparatuses for the promotion and fortification of human rights, is indispensable to the existence of the rule of law. To guarantee independence in executing legal standards and safeguarding respect of citizens’ rights, the Judiciary must be impartial and independent of the two other legislative and executive powers. However, the judiciary in Lebanon lacks independence and the purpose of this study is to build a framework for understanding the dynamics of the lack of judicial independence in Lebanon. ...

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