Browse by Subject "academic libraries"
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(2012-07)Budget and staffing challenges as well as increased call for assessment and evaluation are affecting academic music libraries. In addition, patron needs and expectations are evolving and more of our collections are migrating ...
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Collaboration or Competition? Responses to Research Data Management in UK Higher Education by Librarians, IT Professionals, and Research Administrators (iSchools, 2014-03-01)Purpose. Effective Research Data Management (RDM) has become an increasing concern in UK universities as a result of being mandated by research funders. The study uncovered how librarians, IT staff and research administrators ...
Designing Studies to Evaluate an Orientation Program Using Mobile Augmented Reality for Net Generation Students (iSchools, 2014-03-01)Despite the efforts of academic libraries to develop various programs and services for users, college students still suffer from "Library Anxiety." Also, academic libraries need to serve a new generation called the "Net ...
(iSchools, 2014-03-01)This exploratory study sets out to better understand the information practices of academic library staff members engaged in digitization projects. Using semi-structured interviews and workplace observation, the research ...
(iSchools, 2013-02)This paper reports on the results of a pilot study conducted as part of a larger project aimed at understanding the evolving role of e-books in academia. The study used a survey, a scenario-based usability test, and ...
(2013-01-16)Libraries are uniquely qualified to by mission to manage, curate, publish, and make discoverable research data, through the use of organizing principles, metadata and provenance information, and the systems and services ...
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (384Kb)
(College & Research Libraries, 2011-05)Based on information gathered from two discussion sessions moderated by members of the Education and Behavioral Sciences Section’s Online Learning Research Committee a survey was conducted to identify how librarians use ...
Librarians Working with Diverse Populations: What Impact does Cultural Competency Training Have on Their Efforts? (Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2010-09)Only a small portion of librarians have been trained to lead efforts in diversity awareness and training. This study, consisting of surveys and interviews, explored diversity training of librarians and the impact that ...
The “librarian’s library” in transition from physical to virtual place: A case study of the Library & Information Science Library at the University of Illinois, USA (2009-08)At the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, a system of distributed, departmental libraries has been in place since the 19th century. A separate Library & Information Science (LIS) Library existed from the 1920s ...
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(2010-02-03)What impact has the iSchool movement had on the collections and service programs of the libraries at universities that are homes to iSchools? How are academic libraries meeting the information needs of iSchool faculty and ...
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Shared Storage: Financial Models & Possibilities for Collaboration in Collection Development - Symposium on Sustainable Models for Print Storage in the 21st Century (2014-10-02)Shared print storage initiatives hold the possibility to create opportunities for research libraries to collaborate in collection development.
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(Taylor and Francis, 2009)Library Web sites must compete against easy-to-use sites, such as Google Scholar, Google Books, and Wikipedia, for students' time and attention. Library Web sites must therefore be designed with aesthetics and user perceptions ...
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(2010-09-07)Provides a summary of the last year at the UIUC University Library and looks ahead to future challenges and opportunities
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Supplemental Files in Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Implications for Policy and Practice [Poster Abstract] (2013-01)With electronic deposit of theses and dissertations standard practice, the inclusion of supplemental files with these documents has also become more common. Supplemental files might include research protocols, data sets, ...
(Public Library Association, American Library Association, 2008)The online auction site eBay provides library staff and patrons an important tool in many areas. Libraries can use eBay as an additional avenue to buy and sell books, answer reference questions, promote computer literacy ...