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It's All About Connections:Utilizing Webinars And Online Learning To Enhance Education, Diane Fulkerson Dec 2014

It's All About Connections:Utilizing Webinars And Online Learning To Enhance Education, Diane Fulkerson

Diane Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Remote Access Technologies For Library Collections: Tools For Library Users And Managers, Diane Fulkerson Dec 2014

Remote Access Technologies For Library Collections: Tools For Library Users And Managers, Diane Fulkerson

Diane Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip Dec 2012

Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip

Kristine A Petre, MLS, CM, AHIP

Medicine in the Americas is a freely available, searchable collection of historical medical Americana. The collection is part of the Digital Collections repository at the National Library of Medicine’s online digital archives. This review discusses the contents, searching functions, and additional features available in the collection.


Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip Nov 2012

Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip

Kristine A Petre, MLS, CM, AHIP

Medicine in the Americas is a freely available, searchable collection of historical medical Americana. The collection is part of the Digital Collections repository at the National Library of Medicine’s online digital archives. This review discusses the contents, searching functions, and additional features available in the collection.


It's All About Connections:Utilizing Webinars And Online Learning To Enhance Education, Diane M. Fulkerson Oct 2012

It's All About Connections:Utilizing Webinars And Online Learning To Enhance Education, Diane M. Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Becoming A People Of The Library: Reconceptualizing The Church’S Technology For Texts, Transmission, And Transformation, Michael J. Paulus Jr. Oct 2012

Becoming A People Of The Library: Reconceptualizing The Church’S Technology For Texts, Transmission, And Transformation, Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

This presentation considers the role of libraries in shaping and preserving the Bible.


Guide To Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) [Collection] 1853-1913, Russell M. Franks Sep 2012

Guide To Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) [Collection] 1853-1913, Russell M. Franks

Russell M. Franks

A Finding Aid describing the content of the Rhode Island United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) 11th Regiment collection, which consists of official records of the Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) and the personal correspondence of Lt. Allen F. Cameron, who was one of the regiment's officers. The regimental records consist of materials such as regimental reports, orders, rosters, and courts-martial records detailing activities of the regiment, life in the Union Army and treatment of black troops by white officers.


Guide To The William E. Walsh Civil War Diary Collection 1861-1865, Russell M. Franks Sep 2012

Guide To The William E. Walsh Civil War Diary Collection 1861-1865, Russell M. Franks

Russell M. Franks

A guide to the Guide to the William E. Walsh Civil War Diary Collection, which contains an account of William E. Walsh’s experiences as a trooper in the 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. The account comments on the conditions of daily army life and the tragedy of the Civil War. In addition, a copy of Walsh's enlistment papers and a statement of his military service is included in the collection.


The San Nicandresi Jews: A Brief Bibliographic And Photographic Essay, Michael C. Vocino Aug 2012

The San Nicandresi Jews: A Brief Bibliographic And Photographic Essay, Michael C. Vocino

michael c vocino

Brief bibliographic, photographic essay on the conversion story of the Southern Italian Jews known as the Jews of San Nicandro.


Angela Ciaverella, Nostra Bisnonna, Michael C. Vocino Aug 2012

Angela Ciaverella, Nostra Bisnonna, Michael C. Vocino

michael c vocino

Family history of an individual's great grandmother who lived in a small village in the Gargano of Italy's Mezzogiorno.


The Role Of Information Literacy In Service Learning Courses: A Case Study And Best Practices, Christopher A. Sweet May 2012

The Role Of Information Literacy In Service Learning Courses: A Case Study And Best Practices, Christopher A. Sweet

Christopher A. Sweet

Service Learning is a quickly growing movement within higher education that empowers students to utilize classroom knowledge to solve a problem or effect a change within their local community. Information Literacy is critical for getting students to understand the “why” and “how” that should ground all service learning projects.

This presentation will begin with an overview of the service learning movement. Next, I will present a case study of my experiences as an embedded librarian in an Environmental Studies Senior Seminar. The presentation will conclude with a summary of emerging best practices for incorporating information literacy into service learning courses.


Libraries In The ‘Hood: A Social History Of The Florence And Graham Branch Libraries In The Community Of Florence-Firestone, 1912-2012, Jonathan P. Bell Apr 2012

Libraries In The ‘Hood: A Social History Of The Florence And Graham Branch Libraries In The Community Of Florence-Firestone, 1912-2012, Jonathan P. Bell

Jonathan P. Bell

This study explores the history of the Florence and Graham branch libraries in the unincorporated community of Florence-Firestone in South Central Los Angeles. Two of the oldest county library branches, Florence and Graham have no published histories. Similarly, no scholarly history has been written about Florence-Firestone. Only modest historical work has been published about the County of Los Angeles Public Library system. In addressing these gaps, this thesis serves as the first historical study of the Florence and Graham libraries and the Florence-Firestone community. As the study’s literature review illustrates, this research contributes to the literature on Los Angeles ...


Documenting A Movement: Creating And Sustaining The Occupy Boston Community Archive, Meghan Bailey Apr 2012

Documenting A Movement: Creating And Sustaining The Occupy Boston Community Archive, Meghan Bailey

Meghan Bailey

A wave of dissatisfaction swept the country in fall 2011. This uneasiness manifested itself in numerous Occupy movements, featuring throngs of protestors speaking out against income inequality and the corruption in our financial sector. Inspired by Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Boston took root on the Rose Kennedy Greenway at Dewey Square in Boston’s financial district during mid-October 2011. Thriving in the shadow of the Federal Reserve Bank, Occupy Boston was a vibrant and diverse community of individuals, from students to the working class, from professionals to the unemployed. The importance of preserving the Occupy movement quickly became clear. It ...


Undergraduate Research Programs And The Academic Library, Nancy Cunningham, Richard Pollenz Ph.D., Drew Smith, Mark I. Greenberg Ph.D. Apr 2012

Undergraduate Research Programs And The Academic Library, Nancy Cunningham, Richard Pollenz Ph.D., Drew Smith, Mark I. Greenberg Ph.D.

Mark I. Greenberg

Undergraduate research (UR) programs attract highly motivated students who often continue on to graduate/professional schools but may lack necessary information literacy skills. Collaboration with UR programs provides librarians new opportunities to help students develop these skills and work with specialized collections in the context of a research experience. In this webinar, librarians and UR administrators share their experiences in forging collaborations based on UR and library training resources, explain how information literacy skills programming has been embedded into UR, and demonstrate how this partnership has led to greater visibility of library services, collections and UR among all undergraduates.


Undergraduate Research Programs And The Academic Library, Nancy Cunningham, Richard Pollenz Ph.D., Drew Smith, Mark I. Greenberg Ph.D. Apr 2012

Undergraduate Research Programs And The Academic Library, Nancy Cunningham, Richard Pollenz Ph.D., Drew Smith, Mark I. Greenberg Ph.D.

Drew Smith

Undergraduate research (UR) programs attract highly motivated students who often continue on to graduate/professional schools but may lack necessary information literacy skills. Collaboration with UR programs provides librarians new opportunities to help students develop these skills and work with specialized collections in the context of a research experience. In this webinar, librarians and UR administrators share their experiences in forging collaborations based on UR and library training resources, explain how information literacy skills programming has been embedded into UR, and demonstrate how this partnership has led to greater visibility of library services, collections and UR among all undergraduates.


Louis Xiv: Patron Of Science And Technology, E. Stewart Saunders Apr 2012

Louis Xiv: Patron Of Science And Technology, E. Stewart Saunders

E. Stewart Saunders

Louis XIV during the fifty-five years of his personal reign (1661-1715) created the institutional foundations for the science and technology of France. These institutions were outwardly an attempt both to meet the needs of the French state for technical advice and to provide professional scientists with the necessary support for pure scientific research. In a less obvious sense, the origin and evolution of these institutions represented an attempt on the part of the monarchy to disentangle the pursuit of knowledge from the prevailing system of political patronage and from the political and religious speculation that fed the social conflicts of ...


Engaging Students In Information Literacy: The First Year And Beyond, Diane M. Fulkerson Mar 2012

Engaging Students In Information Literacy: The First Year And Beyond, Diane M. Fulkerson

Diane Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Engaging Students In Information Literacy: The First Year And Beyond, Diane M. Fulkerson Mar 2012

Engaging Students In Information Literacy: The First Year And Beyond, Diane M. Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Remote Access Technologies For Library Collections: Tools For Library Users And Managers, Diane Fulkerson Feb 2012

Remote Access Technologies For Library Collections: Tools For Library Users And Managers, Diane Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Primary Sources At A Distance: Researching Indian Colonial Law, Arthur Fraas Dec 2011

Primary Sources At A Distance: Researching Indian Colonial Law, Arthur Fraas

Arthur Mitchell Fraas

No abstract provided.


Double Your Staff With Teaching Videos, Claudia Dold Dec 2011

Double Your Staff With Teaching Videos, Claudia Dold

Claudia J. Dold

If you ever wished there were two of you in the library, one to take care of the routine questions so the other one could get on with the more challenging work, then I recommend you consider making instructional videos. In my experience they can answer the common questions that take up so much time, and they can also equip your students to bring more advanced questions to a one-on-one consultation. This chapter offers advice on how you too can create successful videos.


Legal Databases: A Comparative Analysis, Arthur Fraas Dec 2011

Legal Databases: A Comparative Analysis, Arthur Fraas

Arthur Mitchell Fraas

A comparative report commissioned by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) on the world of electronic databases for legal history research.


Review Of "Heinonline", Arthur Fraas Dec 2011

Review Of "Heinonline", Arthur Fraas

Arthur Mitchell Fraas

A detailed review of the HeinOnline electronic database commissioned by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL)


Review Of "Llmc-Digital", Arthur Fraas Dec 2011

Review Of "Llmc-Digital", Arthur Fraas

Arthur Mitchell Fraas

A detailed review of the LLMC-Digital electronic database commissioned by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL)


Unique At Penn, Arthur Fraas Dec 2011

Unique At Penn, Arthur Fraas

Arthur Mitchell Fraas

Blog highlighting unique items from the collections of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.


Making It Real: Faculty Collaboration To Create Video Content, Claudia J. Dold, Gary Dudell Dec 2011

Making It Real: Faculty Collaboration To Create Video Content, Claudia J. Dold, Gary Dudell

Claudia J. Dold

Interest in integrative health care is a growing area of health practice, combining conventional medical treatments with safe and effective complementary and alternative medicine. These modalities relate to both improving physical and psychological well-being, and enhancing conventional talk therapy. In an interdisciplinary collaboration, teaching and library faculty have created a series of sixteen on-line video interviews that introduce practitioner-relevant experiences to students as supplemental course material. These videos are available through the department web-pages to students in other related disciplines as well, including Social Work, Counselor Education, Psychology, and the Colleges of Public Health, Nursing, and Medicine. The video series ...


The Royal College Of Physicians Survey Of Savannah, 1829, Arthur Mitchell Fraas Dec 2011

The Royal College Of Physicians Survey Of Savannah, 1829, Arthur Mitchell Fraas

Arthur Mitchell Fraas

This article presents the annotated text of an 1829 survey of the state of medicine and health in Savannah Georgia as completed by the British consul in that city.


The University Authors Recognition Reception At Boise State University: A Celebration Of Scholarship, Julia Stringfellow, Michelle Armstrong Dec 2011

The University Authors Recognition Reception At Boise State University: A Celebration Of Scholarship, Julia Stringfellow, Michelle Armstrong

Michelle Armstrong

No abstract provided.