2013 Research Showcase - University Library
While the library had previously held an event to celebrate library faculty research accomplishments, the 2013 Library Research Showcase was the inaugural event inviting the campus community for presentations on research by library faculty and academic professionals. The event included posters, tech demos, and lightning talks.
Incorporating Ebooks into Humanities Scholarship: Results from a Combined Survey and Use Study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (A LibValue Study) (2013)This presentation will provide data from an IMLS funded “LibValue” study undertaken at our Library. The study’s outcomes focus on assessment of the humanist’s perception and use of ebooks, and assessment of the library’s ...
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(2013)This project evaluated methods for indexing serialized fiction in the University of Illinois' digital newspaper collection and was first presented at Digital Humanities 2013. The project evaluated traditional indexing and ...
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationMicrosoft PowerPoint 2007 (4MB)
(2013)In 1875, the state of Kansas conducted a census which included questions about private and public libraries. This research focuses on books enumerated in Chautauqua County, Jefferson Township, and their owners.
video/mp4MPEG-4 video (241MB)
(2013)This talk reports findings from a usability study of an experimental near-semantic search interface, presenting user preferences for exploring semantic recommendations. The resulting catalog search engine, Deneb 2.0 is in ...
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationMicrosoft PowerPoint 2007 (15MB)
(2013)The presentation will cover preliminary survey results aimed at establishing baseline data on the contributions of U.S. Academic Libraries to campus internationalization. The overall aim of this research is to help to ...
video/mp4MPEG-4 video (282MB)