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International Students And The Ase Research Process: A Language Acquisition Approach To Research, Kimberly Willson-St. Clair Nov 2017

International Students And The Ase Research Process: A Language Acquisition Approach To Research, Kimberly Willson-St. Clair

Kimberly Willson-St. Clair

The ASE research model, Analyze, Search, Evaluate, developed by Don Latham and Melissa Gross with IMLS funding for teaching community college students remedial information literacy and research skills works remarkably well with international students studying English. The ASE research model can be incorporated into LibGuides and used to structure library classroom instruction especially in regards to vocabulary building within the disciplines. In this presentation, I will demonstrate how this process works toward discovering new language. The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at Portland State University is the oldest English immersion program for higher education in the Pacific Northwest. As the ...


On The Path: Library Events Support Student Learning Outcomes, Katy Kelly Nov 2017

On The Path: Library Events Support Student Learning Outcomes, Katy Kelly

Katy Kelly

In 2014, a university’s housing and residence life department implemented a program to provide students with a series of learning goals to master by graduation, including authorship, interculturalism, community living and more. The program is connected to the housing assignment process and is called PATH, “Points Accumulated Towards Housing.” By participating in approved events, students accumulate “points” and secure higher priority within the housing assignments process. This university’s library participates as a campus program partner by hosting PATH-eligible events. As a result, student engagement at library events has exceeded expectations. This poster will share attendance and event data ...


Guidelines For Media Resources In Academic Libraries (2012), Mary S. Laskowski, Cyrus Ford Zarganj, Nancy E. Friedland, Jacqueline Fritz, Jim Holmes, Lora Lennertz Jetton, M. Claire Stewart, Joe M. Williams Nov 2017

Guidelines For Media Resources In Academic Libraries (2012), Mary S. Laskowski, Cyrus Ford Zarganj, Nancy E. Friedland, Jacqueline Fritz, Jim Holmes, Lora Lennertz Jetton, M. Claire Stewart, Joe M. Williams

Lora Lennertz

Technology used in teaching, learning, and research has created new challenges and opportunities for managers of college and university library media resource collections and services. Moving images, sounds, and still images have become increasingly important in teaching, learning and research, and academic librarians are working closely with other agencies on campus to support faculty and student information needs. In some institutions, librarians have become true partners in the delivery of instruction, working with faculty, technologists, and instructional developers to create “new learning communities.” Most academic libraries collect media, and these materials are as vital and diverse as any print collection ...


Collections Decoded: Reflections And Strategies For Anti-Racist Collection Development (Conference Proceedings), Aisha Conner-Gaten, Tracy Drake, Kristyn Caragher Oct 2017

Collections Decoded: Reflections And Strategies For Anti-Racist Collection Development (Conference Proceedings), Aisha Conner-Gaten, Tracy Drake, Kristyn Caragher

Aisha Conner-Gaten

Operating from three distinct but interlocking perspectives, this session will cover the lived experiences of three librarians (Black woman archivist, a White woman anti-racist public librarian, and a Black woman academic librarian) navigating collection development and collection development policies in a profession that is 85.2% White. This program will also provide strategies for accomplices and white librarians to support their colleagues and implement anti-racist collection development strategies at their institutions.


Collections Decoded Presentation, Brick & Click 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Kristyn Caragher, Tracy Drake Oct 2017

Collections Decoded Presentation, Brick & Click 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Kristyn Caragher, Tracy Drake

Aisha Conner-Gaten

How are collections processed and presented in regards to race and ethnicity? What is not collected and why? Who gets to say what is worth collecting? Operating from three distinct but interlocking perspectives, we will discuss our experiences navigating collection development and collection development policies as a Black woman archivist, a White woman anti-racist public librarian, and a Black woman academic librarian. We will look at the ways in which Black women as collections professionals face invisibility, coded language, and increased mental and emotional labor while operating in a profession that is 85.2% White. We will offer practical strategies ...


Credo Online Reference Service, Larry Sheret Oct 2017

Credo Online Reference Service, Larry Sheret

Larry Sheret

Credo Online Reference Service, popularly known as Credo Reference, is an e-reference database for K-12, public libraries, and academic libraries. The user-friendly interface provides an excellent place for students to begin their research, or to learn about the process of doing research during information literacy instruction. Instructors are provided with pre-proxied permalinks and embed codes that allow them to integrate any part of this resource into their learning management system.


Providing Computer Assistance And Teaching Through “Quick Guides.” (Poster)., Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip, Carole Reese, Frances Levengood Mls Oct 2017

Providing Computer Assistance And Teaching Through “Quick Guides.” (Poster)., Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip, Carole Reese, Frances Levengood Mls

Kristine A Petre, MLS, CM, AHIP

No abstract provided.


A Consortium Developed Poster To Teach Evidence-Based Health Care. (Poster), Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip, Linda M. Schwartz Mde, Ahip, Cm Oct 2017

A Consortium Developed Poster To Teach Evidence-Based Health Care. (Poster), Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip, Linda M. Schwartz Mde, Ahip, Cm

Kristine A Petre, MLS, CM, AHIP

No abstract provided.


Digital Reformation.Pdf, Michael J. Paulus Jr., Bruce D. Baker, Mike Langford Oct 2017

Digital Reformation.Pdf, Michael J. Paulus Jr., Bruce D. Baker, Mike Langford

Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

Digital information and communication technologies are rapidly changing how we understand our identities and institutions. Five hundred years ago, new printing technologies created conditions that enabled the Protestant reformation and profoundly changed the world. Today, we are in the midst of a digital revolution. But what is being reformed, and what are we reforming? This session will explore the nature of our present information age and the theological questions it raises, touching on theological principles, cultural critiques, and spiritual practices that can help us reflect on digital reformation and transformation.


Poster Presentation 101, Librarian Brown Bag 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Nataly Blas Oct 2017

Poster Presentation 101, Librarian Brown Bag 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Nataly Blas

Aisha Conner-Gaten

This librarian brown bag, presented to LMU librarians, discusses:
Poster proposals
  • what to present about (work examples, events, studies, interesting histories)
  • finding a conference
  • writing an abstract
  • getting support
Poster design
  • Expectations
  • Good vs bad (Example posters – gallery walk feedback -> presentation)
  • Different materials for printing (cloth, foam board, paper, laminate) and services (Spoonflower, FedEx, Campus Graphics)
Poster presentations @ conferences
  • Materials to consider
  • Handouts
  • How to present to a crowd/Elevator speech


Distance Learning Student Survey 2016: Summary, Susan A. Vega Garcia Oct 2017

Distance Learning Student Survey 2016: Summary, Susan A. Vega Garcia

Susan A. Vega García

The following is a report which was presented to the Reference & Instruction Division of Parks Library summarizing the 2016 Distance Learning Committee's Distance Learning Student Survey findings.


The Effect Of A Computing-Focused Linked-Courses Learning Community On Minority And Female Students, Amber Settle, James Doyle, Theresa Steinbach Sep 2017

The Effect Of A Computing-Focused Linked-Courses Learning Community On Minority And Female Students, Amber Settle, James Doyle, Theresa Steinbach

Amber Settle

While enrollments in computing degrees and courses have grown rapidly in the past decade, both female and minority male students remain underrepresented in computing programs. This makes recruitment and retention of these populations a continuing concern. Affinity for a major is connected to student retention, and learning communities have proven effective for this purpose. We present an evaluation of a three-year linked-courses learning community in which we measure pre- to post-quarter changes in student attitudes and resource utilization. We find that participants in the learning community are significantly more likely to report being a part of a group of programmers ...


Leveraging Peer Review In Visualization Education, Alon Friedman, Paul Rosen Sep 2017

Leveraging Peer Review In Visualization Education, Alon Friedman, Paul Rosen

Alon Friedman

In visualization education, both science and humanities, the literature is often divided into two parts: the
design aspect and the analysis of the visualization. However, we find limited discussion on how to motivate and engage visualization students in the classroom. In the field of Writing Studies, researchers develop tools and frameworks for student peer review of writing. Based on the literature review from the field of Writing Studies, this paper proposes a new framework to implement visualization peer review in the classroom to engage today’s students. This framework can be customized for incremental and double-blind review to inspire students ...


Researcher Profiles, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher Aug 2017

Researcher Profiles, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher

Julia Lovett

Slides from a presentation, "Researcher Profiles." Presented as part of the Search Savvy Seminar "You Developed It — Now Share It! Researcher Profiles and Data Management," offered at the University of Rhode Island Libraries on October 21 and 25, 2016. "You’ve done the research, you’ve written the article or book chapter, or you’ve given the presentation. Now, how do you share it so that you maximize your research impact? This session will lead you through setting up researcher profiles in SelectedWorks, ORCID, ResearcherID, and Google Scholar, and get you started with data management." Part of the University Libraries ...


Researchgate, Copyright, And You, Andrée Rathemacher, Julia Lovett, Amanda Izenstark Aug 2017

Researchgate, Copyright, And You, Andrée Rathemacher, Julia Lovett, Amanda Izenstark

Julia Lovett

Slides from a presentation, "ResearchGate, Copyright, and You," offered at the University of Rhode Island Libraries on November 4 and November 15, 2016. "ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and other websites make it easy to share your scholarly content, but is sharing on these sites safe to do? Learn about the implications of posting your research online, and find out how you can do so to have the most impact." Part of the University Libraries' Search Savvy Seminar series.


A Comparison Of Research Sharing Tools: The Institutional Repository Vs. Academic Social Networking Among University Of Rhode Island Faculty, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher Aug 2017

A Comparison Of Research Sharing Tools: The Institutional Repository Vs. Academic Social Networking Among University Of Rhode Island Faculty, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher

Julia Lovett

Slides from a session, "A Comparison of Research Sharing Tools: The Institutional Repository vs. Academic Social Networking Among University of Rhode Island Faculty." Part of a project briefing session titled Tools for Modern Research Practice presented at the Coalition for Networked Information Fall 2016 Membership Meeting on December 12, 2016 in Washington, District of Columbia.

"In recent years, academic social networking sites such as ResearchGate and Academia.edu have been gaining popularity as a way for scholars to share their work and make connections. For universities with Open Access policies where faculty are expected to deposit their scholarly articles in ...


Dropped In Without A Parachute: Library Managers’ Supervision Experiences, Simon Funge, Audrey Robinson-Nkongola, Laura Delancey, Austin G. Griffiths Aug 2017

Dropped In Without A Parachute: Library Managers’ Supervision Experiences, Simon Funge, Audrey Robinson-Nkongola, Laura Delancey, Austin G. Griffiths

Austin Griffiths

A survey of U.S. library managers explored the relationship between their social identities, experiences supervising others, support from others, and their overall satisfaction in their professional role. The literature provides evidence that demographic differences give rise to challenges in the workplace. Though no statistically significant differences were found between minority and nonminority managers related to supervisees' microaggressive behaviors, written commentary provided evidence of these and other supervision challenges. A regression analysis found that supervisees' behaviors, along with a manager's age, were significant predictors of their satisfaction as a supervisor. Recommendations for further research and implications for libraries emerge ...


How It Continuing Education Has Transformed Our Library, Mark Ellis, Leslie Adebonojo, Kathy A. Campbell Aug 2017

How It Continuing Education Has Transformed Our Library, Mark Ellis, Leslie Adebonojo, Kathy A. Campbell

Leslie Adebonojo

Excerpt: Having the skills and knowledge to adequately respond to technology-based information demands has never been more important. When the library at East Tennessee State University was opened in 1999, it was the first new academic building that had been constructed on the campus in a number of years.


Baby Boomers In The Brave New Academic Library, Kathy Campbell, Leslie Adebonojo Aug 2017

Baby Boomers In The Brave New Academic Library, Kathy Campbell, Leslie Adebonojo

Leslie Adebonojo

Excerpt: The baby boomer generation is larger than any generation that has preceded it. Boomers are more likely to live longer and better than previous generations, and they have changed jobs more often than previous generations. They understand the necessity and have the desire to be life-long learners.


Keepin' It Real Poster, National Conference Of African-American Librarians 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten Aug 2017

Keepin' It Real Poster, National Conference Of African-American Librarians 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten

Aisha Conner-Gaten


After an election fraught with misinformation, fake news, and hoaxes on all sides, students found it difficult to navigate digital media not only for scholarship but in their personal lives. Acknowledging the impact that these feelings of helplessness and confusion play in their roles as scholars, librarians conducted information literacy workshops to de-mystify and engage students with meaningful current news outlets and specific news stories from all political idealogies. This poster presentation will provide an overview of these workshops and how librarians can implement similar programs while responding to a politically and emotionally-charged campus environment. This poster will discuss the ...


Peer Research Mentors At Gettysburg College: Transforming Student Library Jobs Into High-Impact Learning Experiences, Clinton K. Baugess, Mallory R. Jallas, Meggan D. Smith, Janelle Wertzberger Aug 2017

Peer Research Mentors At Gettysburg College: Transforming Student Library Jobs Into High-Impact Learning Experiences, Clinton K. Baugess, Mallory R. Jallas, Meggan D. Smith, Janelle Wertzberger

Janelle Wertzberger

Research and Instruction librarians at Gettysburg College developed a Peer Research Mentor (PRM) program for undergraduate students. The program is designed to empower a group of student employees to work in partnership with experienced librarians in order to increase a PRM’s own research skills and support other student researchers more effectively. The program focuses on student training, reference service, and outreach to other students. The authors share the development of the program; describe their approach to training, supervision, and assessment; and offer insight about how to operate and sustain a similar program with limited resources.


Customize Your Course Content With Open Educational Resources, Janelle Wertzberger Aug 2017

Customize Your Course Content With Open Educational Resources, Janelle Wertzberger

Janelle Wertzberger

This half day workshop provides an overview of the current open textbook and OER landscape, including information about copyright, fair use, open licensing, strategies for identifying open content, and models for compiling open content for class use. We will also devote time to hands-on exploration of existing open resources that could be used in your course or discipline. If you have been thinking about reworking your required readings and are leaning toward more open materials, this workshop is the perfect time to explore the possibilities. You will get the most out of this workshop if you come with a specific ...


Developing An Effective, Accessible And Sustainable Digital Repository Of Olt Learning And Teaching Resources: Final Report, Philip Hider, Pru Mitchell, Helen Galatis, Katie Mcdowell Aug 2017

Developing An Effective, Accessible And Sustainable Digital Repository Of Olt Learning And Teaching Resources: Final Report, Philip Hider, Pru Mitchell, Helen Galatis, Katie Mcdowell

Pru Mitchell

This project aimed to provide the Department with a roadmap for its Resource Library, an online repository containing resources emanating from the projects funded by the OLT and its predecessors. The roadmap is to address both technical and management considerations in order to ensure the repository’s sustainability and engagement with the higher education learning and teaching community in Australia and beyond. The project conducted a literature review and prepared a briefing paper for participants in a nationwide consultation exercise around the future of the Resource Library. Over 70 leaders and experts in university learning and teaching, and in scholarly ...


Keepin' It Real, Lifelong Information Literacy Conference 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Jennifer Masunaga, Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet Jul 2017

Keepin' It Real, Lifelong Information Literacy Conference 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Jennifer Masunaga, Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet

Aisha Conner-Gaten

After an election fraught with misinformation, fake news, and hoaxes on all sides, students found it difficult to navigate digital media not only for scholarship but in their personal lives. Librarians at LMU conducted information literacy workshops to engage students with meaningful current news outlets and news stories from all political ideologies as a part of a campus-wide teach-in on Inauguration Day 2017. This presentation will provide an overview of these workshops and explain how librarians can implement similar programs while responding to a politically and emotionally-charged campus and public environment. This presentation will also discuss the workshop development process ...


Keepin' It Real, Lifelong Information Literacy Conference 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Jennifer Masunaga, Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet Jul 2017

Keepin' It Real, Lifelong Information Literacy Conference 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Jennifer Masunaga, Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet

Jennifer Masunaga

After an election fraught with misinformation, fake news, and hoaxes on all sides, students found it difficult to navigate digital media not only for scholarship but in their personal lives. Librarians at LMU conducted information literacy workshops to engage students with meaningful current news outlets and news stories from all political ideologies as a part of a campus-wide teach-in on Inauguration Day 2017. This presentation will provide an overview of these workshops and explain how librarians can implement similar programs while responding to a politically and emotionally-charged campus and public environment. This presentation will also discuss the workshop development process ...


The Value Of Academic Libraries: Library Services As A Predictor Of Student Retention, Ashley Ireland, Adam Murray, Jana Hackathorn Jul 2017

The Value Of Academic Libraries: Library Services As A Predictor Of Student Retention, Ashley Ireland, Adam Murray, Jana Hackathorn

Jana Hackathorn

This study examined the predictive relationship between library use by individual students and their retention status in university settings. The methodology builds on a small number of previous studies to examine library use at the individual level to determine if use of specific library services is predictive of retention for freshmen and sophomores. Binary logistic regression yielded results that indicate a strong positive predictive relationship between library use of any kind with both freshmen and sophomore retention. These results suggest that academic libraries add value to institutional retention efforts.


Research As Inquiry, Social Justice, And The Particularist Challenges Of Religious Traditions In An Age Of Terror And Hate Jun 2017

Research As Inquiry, Social Justice, And The Particularist Challenges Of Religious Traditions In An Age Of Terror And Hate

Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet

Although the term “social justice” itself is commonly attributed to a 19th century Catholic theologian, the concept of social justice and imperatives to work toward its realization are integral to virtually all religious and spiritual traditions. Religious traditions have historically shaped institutions and power relationships in profound ways and continue to do so alongside the rise of the “nones” (those with no religious affiliation). Moreover, the complex interplay between religious and other cultural, racial, ethnic, lingual, political, and economic forces render a critical social analysis that leaves out religious factors woefully incomplete. Engaging these traditions, then, is essential for critically ...


A Good Scam For Building Connections: Scholarly Communications Activity Mapping, Barbara C. Harvey, Ashley Rosener, Matt Ruen Jun 2017

A Good Scam For Building Connections: Scholarly Communications Activity Mapping, Barbara C. Harvey, Ashley Rosener, Matt Ruen

Matt Ruen

Are you looking for new ways to connect with faculty? Do you know how to best support faculty publishing? Grand Valley State University Libraries has developed a scholarly activity mapping template to document current scholarly and creative practices of faculty. The data gathered can be used to identify unmet faculty scholarly needs and reveal new opportunities to build relationships with faculty. Over the last several years, our liaison librarians have worked to closely integrate library instruction services into the curriculum of their liaison areas through the use of instruction plans. At the same time our research and publishing support expanded ...


Collections Decoded, Ala Annual Conference 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Tracy Drake, Kristyn Caragher May 2017

Collections Decoded, Ala Annual Conference 2017, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Tracy Drake, Kristyn Caragher

Aisha Conner-Gaten

How are collections processed and presented in regards to race and ethnicity? What is not collected and why? Who gets to say what is worth collecting? Operating from three distinct but interlocking perspectives, we will facilitate a discussion about navigating collection development and collection development policies while centering marginalized voices. The discussion will include practical strategies for developing anti-racist collection development practices and how anti-racist accomplices can both support and follow the lead of Black women librarians and archivists.


Cultivating Textbook Alternatives From The Ground Up: One Public University’S Sustainable Model For Open And Alternative Educational Resource Proliferation, Jonathan Lashley, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Andrew B. Bennett, Brian L. Lindshield May 2017

Cultivating Textbook Alternatives From The Ground Up: One Public University’S Sustainable Model For Open And Alternative Educational Resource Proliferation, Jonathan Lashley, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Andrew B. Bennett, Brian L. Lindshield

Rebel Cummings-Sauls

This note from the field reviews the sustainability of an institution-wide program for adopting and adapting open and alternative educational resources (OAER) at Kansas State University (K-State). Developed in consult of open textbook initiatives at other institutions and modified around the needs and expectations of K-State students and faculty, this initiative proposes a sustainable means of incentivizing faculty participation via institutional support, encouraging the creation and maintenance of OAER through recurring funding, promoting innovative realizations of “educational resources” beyond traditional textbooks, and rallying faculty participation in adopting increasingly open textbook alternatives. The history and resulting structure of the initiative raise ...