Browse Faculty and Staff Research - University Library by Title

  • Bregman, Alvan M. (Bird & Bull Press, Newtown, PA, 2007)
    A study of the life and works of the legal scholar and humanist, Andrea Alciato (1492-1550), the originator of the emblem book. The nature of the emblem is elucidated and placed in its historical, intellectual and artistic ...

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  • Mischo, William H.; DeSart, Melvin G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1987)
    Libraries are presently investigating three methods of providing enhanced online access to periodical information. These are: ( 1 ) mounting commercially produced bibliographic databases in local online systems, often ...

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  • Davidson, Stephanie; Matheson, Scott (Haworth, 2007-06-05)
    In this chapter, the authors explore possible avenues for innovation in the library’s most basic public access tool, the online catalog, drawing on features of successful analagous service models primarily from the commercial ...

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  • Stein, Ayla; Thompson, Santi (2015-06)
    The presentation will highlight results from a survey that traces institutions’ motivations for migrating from one DAMS to another. It will discuss themes and features desired in future DAMS, outlining specific topical ...

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  • Hahn, James F.; Morales, Alaina (2011-04)
    Presentation on the research and development of experimental mobile applications. Software developed includes a collections-based wayfinding application for Android phones; this resource locates the mobile device in the ...

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  • Tracy, Daniel G. (2014)
    Presented at ACRL 2015, Portland, OR, March 27, 2015. This poster explores instruction uses of the digital humanities platform Scalar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, highlighting promising uses as ...

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  • Searing, Susan E. (2011-10)
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign closed its Library & Information Science Library and replaced it with a virtual library and an embedded librarian. A year later, a survey of the faculty and staff of the ...

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  • Chrzastowski, Tina; Naun, Chew Chiat; Norman, Michael; Schmidt, Karen (College & Research Libraries, 2007)
    In 2004, a group of Illinois librarians was awarded a research grant to assess the state of Illinois’ science serial collection. This collection assessment focused on academic libraries in the state, specifically those ...

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  • Schatz, Bruce; Mischo, William H.; Cole, Timothy W.; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Harum, Susan; Johnson, Eric; Neumann, Laura J.; Chen, Hsinchun; Ng, Dorbin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1999-02)
    The Illinois Digital Library Project has developed an infrastructure for federated repositories. The deployed testbed indexes articles from many scientific journals and publishers in a production stream that can be searched ...

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  • Schatz, Bruce; Mischo, William H.; Cole, Timothy W.; Hardin, Joseph B.; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Chen, Hsinchun (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1996-05)

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  • Habing, Thomas G.; Ding, Howard; Ingram, William; Ferrer, Robert (2012-07-12)
    The Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is developing a digital preservation archive using the Fedora Commons Repository Software and the Hydra Framework. A major consideration in the development of ...

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  • Schmidt, Diane (Pieran Press, 1993)
    While much of today’s interest in the environment focuses on saving the world, a lot of it relates to learning about nature. Field guides—those small books or pamphlets used in the field by amateurs to aid in identifying ...

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  • Schmidt, Diane (Elsevier, 2006-05)
    Field guides are common in libraries but are generally not considered scholarly. This study examines citations to fifty field guides to determine how they were used in scholarly publications, finding that field guides are ...

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  • Searing, Susan E. (2014-03-21)
    The Field Strength project explored the current state of LIS students’ field experiences in academic libraries. This presentation, delivered at "Telling Our Story: Impact and Assessment," a conference sponsored by the ...

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  • Rimkus, Kyle R.; Witmer, Scott D. (2016-04-21)
    These data files support the paper "Managing File Format Endangerment in Digital Preservation Repositories: An Evidence-Based Approach" by Kyle Rimkus and Scott Witmer. The paper seeks to advance digital preservation theory ...

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  • Weible, Cherie' L. (Heritage Quest, 2005)
    This article discusses a family myth and how the author used historical documents to untangle the facts from the fictitious part of the family story.

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  • Grady, Michael; Namachchivaya, Beth Sandore (2012-03-09)
    The Task Force on Data StorageServices was charged with several responsibilities: surveying the local and peer institution practices around data storage and services, identifying unmet needs, and recommending both solutions ...

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  • Green, Harriett E. (2010-11-21)
    MONK is a text mining research software tool hosted by the University of Illinois Library that enables humanities scholars to mine data from digitized texts in select literary databases and archives. This poster presents ...

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  • Donohue, Timothy G. (2007-01-24)
    This poster gives an overview of a format conversion/migration tool built onto DSpace, which utilizes the OpenOffice.org API to perform bulk conversions of supported file formats. The poster also overviews how this tool ...

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  • Hinchliffe, Lisa Janicke; Saunders, Laura (2015-11-13)
    Discussion, scholarship, and professional development offerings that have emerged related to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education have focused on implementing the six frames/concepts that are ...

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