Certificate of Advanced Study Project Reports - Library and Information Science
The Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in library and information science is open to those who hold a master's degree in LIS. Librarians, information scientists, and others in information management enroll in the program to refresh and update their skills, gain greater specialization in their professional training, or redirect their careers from one area to another. This collection contains project reports by students in the CAS program.
(2016-08-20)This study of SciTech Connect, the Department of Energy's Public Access Portal, was devised to identify usability issues in order to make redesign recommendations. The application has undergone many changes in its scope ...
(2015-05)Abstract: Marketing and outreach services are an increasingly important part of library services. The main objective of this research project was to study library marketing and outreach, both in education and in practice, ...
Resource Description and Access (RDA) handbook for facilitating the understanding of RDA rules by librarians and catalogers in English Speaking countries in sub-Saharan Africa (2014-07-30)The organization of library resources to meet the information seeking needs of users, such as find, identify, select and obtain the needed information resources within a limited time by the patrons, is the prime goal of ...
Engaging deaf and hard of hearing students in the school library: A handbook for teacher-librarians (2012-05-02)Over seventy percent of students who are deaf or hard of hearing will attend a public school and enroll in a classroom with their hearing peers or in a self-contained classroom with other deaf and hard of hearing students. ...
(2010-11-16)The rate of adoption of OAI-PMH among the IMLS DCC (Digital Collections & Content) data providers remains a modest 23%. As a result, large quantities of item-level metadata records cannot be harvested into the DCC ...