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Graduate Outreach Services: Perspectives From Two University Library Programs, Corinne Bishop Edd, Nashieli Marcano Phd Mar 2018

Graduate Outreach Services: Perspectives From Two University Library Programs, Corinne Bishop Edd, Nashieli Marcano Phd

Transforming Libraries for Graduate Students

This session highlights graduate outreach services at the University of Central Florida and Clemson University libraries and compares institutional program approaches, outreach strategies, and the research needs of student populations in the Social Sciences and Engineering.

The presenters coordinate graduate outreach services at their institutions, and the first part of the presentation will include a discussion of each institution’s service model and each librarian’s role. Details about collaborations with campus partners and networking, f2f workshops and use of online platforms (Canvas LMS) to promote services, recruiting outreach advocates, and marketing programs will also be discussed.

The second part ...


Workshops Toolkit: Tailoring Learning To Schedules And Needs, Zachary W. Elder Apr 2016

Workshops Toolkit: Tailoring Learning To Schedules And Needs, Zachary W. Elder

Transforming Libraries for Graduate Students

George Washington University Libraries were tasked with transforming support for graduate students while taking into account increasing numbers of online students, off-campus programs, and students working full-time. In addition, due to librarian turnover and other factors, we needed to accomplish our goal with a reduced workforce and without reducing services and instruction to our undergraduate population. Our solution focuses our graduate instruction on in-person workshops and digital objects (research guides and “How-Do-I?” videos), along with a “toolkit” with scripts, handouts, presentations, and outlines so that, while one librarian may be the expert (e.g. citation management), any librarian can have ...


Supporting Graduate Education: A Library-Wide Approach, Deborah Lee Apr 2016

Supporting Graduate Education: A Library-Wide Approach, Deborah Lee

Transforming Libraries for Graduate Students

The Mississippi State University Libraries serves a diverse graduate student population that includes over 140 graduate majors or concentrations and approximately 3600 students. The MSU Libraries has developed a comprehensive approach to meeting the research and professional development needs of graduate students. The panel will be led by Dr. Deborah Lee, Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Student Services at the MSU Libraries; other members of the panel will include representation from the Office of Thesis and Dissertation Review and the Associate Dean for Public Services.

The presentation will include a discussion of the development and use of specialized graduate student ...


Piloting Graduate Student Spaces And Services In Temporary Digs: Ut Libraries Scholars Commons, Jenifer O. Flaxbart Apr 2016

Piloting Graduate Student Spaces And Services In Temporary Digs: Ut Libraries Scholars Commons, Jenifer O. Flaxbart

Transforming Libraries for Graduate Students

The UT Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin has undertaken a series of phased projects in its main library, the Perry-Castaneda Library (PCL), since 2013. These projects have transformed spaces and services, introduced innovative technologies, and developed a forward-thinking culture that is redefining our relationship with the UT community and resulting in collaborations to prototype new means of research lifecycle support and academic success.

The latest project, designed with focus group input and survey responses from over 1,100 graduate students and faculty, and in consultation with the Graduate Student Assembly, the Office of Graduate Studies, and the ...


The Borg Revisited: Why Big Data Matters, David Evans Apr 2016

The Borg Revisited: Why Big Data Matters, David Evans

Transforming Libraries for Graduate Students

The Library System at Kennesaw State University has attempted to replicate the Library Cube initiated at the University of Wollongong (Cox and Jantti).The Library Cube is based on a multidimensional data warehouse that joins library usage data and student demographic data and students' GPA.


Transforming Services: A Year Of Investigating User-Centered Marketing Strategies And Information Literacy Programming For Graduate Students, Lisa M. Martin, Porcia N. Vaughn Apr 2016

Transforming Services: A Year Of Investigating User-Centered Marketing Strategies And Information Literacy Programming For Graduate Students, Lisa M. Martin, Porcia N. Vaughn

Transforming Libraries for Graduate Students

The University of Houston (UH) is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university that strives to serve more than 7,000 graduate and professional students. Graduate students have been historically underserved by the UH Libraries, however, in recent years the Libraries have made expanding services to graduate students a strategic initiative. UH Library administration has designated targeting specific user groups, including graduate students, with revitalized marketing and innovative programing a high priority.

Two project teams were established within the Liaison Services Department to investigate the role of liaison services in graduate education. Project Team 1 investigated best practices for marketing ...


Utilization Of Workplace Health Promotion (Whp) Programming To Improve Health Literacy, Lyric Hayden-Lanier Apr 2015

Utilization Of Workplace Health Promotion (Whp) Programming To Improve Health Literacy, Lyric Hayden-Lanier

Symposium of Student Scholars

Organization

The organization is a municipal workplace in metro Atlanta, GA with an authorized strength of 1,500 individuals in a variety of job descriptions.

Summary of the primary program

The organization’s WHP provides knowledge and skills that seek to improve outcomes on several levels: promotion, prevention, treatment, management, and diagnostic, all of which require a certain level of health literacy for acquisition, application, and adherence.

Explanation of the evaluation plan

Health literacy has been identified as a priority area by the Department of Health and Human Services, and the workplace offers an opportunity for improvement with program dissemination ...


Georgia Latino & Immigrant-Serving Nonprofit Organizations: Identifying And Mapping Human Services, Karen Costa, Gabriela Mosso Apr 2015

Georgia Latino & Immigrant-Serving Nonprofit Organizations: Identifying And Mapping Human Services, Karen Costa, Gabriela Mosso

Symposium of Student Scholars

No abstract provided.


Library As Partner: Ir Collaborations On Campus And In The Community, David Evans Jan 2013

Library As Partner: Ir Collaborations On Campus And In The Community, David Evans

David Evans

Libraries are forming strategic partnerships on and off campus - with faculty, research institutes, community organizations, and scholarly associations. Repositories are playing a key role in facilitating these new relationships by enabling libraries to offer new and valuable services to these constituencies. This presentation describes the ways that the Sturgis Library at Kennesaw State University has used both journal and conference publishing services to foster these partnerships.


Using An Ir To Enhance The Undergraduate Experience, David Evans, Laura Burtle Jun 2011

Using An Ir To Enhance The Undergraduate Experience, David Evans, Laura Burtle

David Evans

In this session, our keynote speaker, David Evans, Assistant Vice President for Library Services at Kennesaw State University, will provide a senior administrator’s viewpoint on the role of IR’s in the undergraduate experience. Laura Burtle, Associate Dean and University Librarian for Learning and Technology Initiatives at Georgia State University, will share a first-hand account of how Institutional Repositories are being used to publish and promote student journals, theses, and other undergraduate research. David Stout, Sales Director for Digital Commons, will emcee the event.


Underfunded And Understaffed: A Ground-Level View Of Ir Creation In Difficult Times, John Davison Mar 2011

Underfunded And Understaffed: A Ground-Level View Of Ir Creation In Difficult Times, John Davison

Giving Undergraduate Research a Worldwide Voice: Institutional Repositories as Publishers

A discussion of the creation of OhioLINK, the institutional repository system for the Ohio University system.

More information at http://drc.ohiolink.edu/


The Social Production Of Knowledge In The 21st Century: Undergraduate Research In Scholarly Communication, Geri Bunker Ingram Mar 2011

The Social Production Of Knowledge In The 21st Century: Undergraduate Research In Scholarly Communication, Geri Bunker Ingram

Giving Undergraduate Research a Worldwide Voice: Institutional Repositories as Publishers

A presentation on undergraduate research at various universities, and its collection into OCLC.

http://www.oclc.org/gateway/


Student Scholarly Publishing: Obstacles And Opportunities, Tim Tamminga Mar 2011

Student Scholarly Publishing: Obstacles And Opportunities, Tim Tamminga

Giving Undergraduate Research a Worldwide Voice: Institutional Repositories as Publishers

A presentation on the institutional repository system powered by Berkeley Electronic Press.

More information at http://www.bepress.com/ir/