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Repository Additions, December 2018, Cedarville University Dec 2018

Repository Additions, December 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For December 2018, Cedarville University Dec 2018

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For December 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


Exploring The Extent To Which Universities In Ghana Deploy Knowledge Management Processes In Their Activities, De-Graft Johnson Dei, Thomas Bingle Van Der Walt Dec 2018

Exploring The Extent To Which Universities In Ghana Deploy Knowledge Management Processes In Their Activities, De-Graft Johnson Dei, Thomas Bingle Van Der Walt

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Universities are knowledge-based organisations. They are using knowledge as a key resource and for competitive advantage. Knowledge management practices seems to be suitable for universities because they possess the conducive environment and systems. This study sought to assess the extent to which KM was practiced at the universities and the mechanisms and initiatives implemented to promote KM processes at the universities. The study adopted the survey and mixed method research approach to collect data from 118 respondents from three universities in Ghana (public, private and professional). Questionnaires (consisting of blend of closed and open-ended questions) were used to collect primary ...


Towards Curbing Plagiarism In Higher Institutions Of Learning: The Strategic Role Of The Library, Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose Dr, Goodluck Ifijeh Mr, Chidi Deborah Segun-Adeniran, Ugwunwa Esse, Sola Owolabi, Ayooluwa Aregbesola Dec 2018

Towards Curbing Plagiarism In Higher Institutions Of Learning: The Strategic Role Of The Library, Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose Dr, Goodluck Ifijeh Mr, Chidi Deborah Segun-Adeniran, Ugwunwa Esse, Sola Owolabi, Ayooluwa Aregbesola

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Lack of academic integrity has frustrated the attainment of educational objectives especially in tertiary institutions in recent times. Perhaps, one of the most prevalent fraudulent practice among students, academics and researchers today is plagiarism. This paper examines the concept, nature and intricacies of plagiarism. It notes the devastating effects of plagiarism on the individual, academic institutions and the society at large. The paper argues that libraries by their assigned and inherent functions have a strategic role to play in curbing plagiarism. The roles include awareness creation, teaching of referencing and citation skills, information literacy programmes among others. The paper concludes ...


Questioning The Dogma Of Banned Books Week, Elliott Kuecker Dec 2018

Questioning The Dogma Of Banned Books Week, Elliott Kuecker

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This article examines the dogmatic celebration of Banned Books Week in libraries in the United States through Foucault's notion of the speaker's benefit and the repressive hypothesis. Given that the books featured during Banned Books Week are not legally banned, but actually widely available, it appears this celebration does more for the identity of the field of librarianship than it does to fight censorship.


The Undergraduate That Could: Crafting A Collaborative Student Training Program, Jennifer L.A. Whelan, Jared Andrew Rex Dec 2018

The Undergraduate That Could: Crafting A Collaborative Student Training Program, Jennifer L.A. Whelan, Jared Andrew Rex

Staff publications

Since the mid-19th century, student worker programs have been an integral component of academic libraries, and the evolution of the profession has put more students, even undergraduates, into positions with greater responsibility, raising questions about the level of expertise of which undergraduate students are capable. The authors address these questions through the lens of the collaborative redevelopment of two distinct library student worker programs at a small liberal arts college. Included is a discussion of successes and challenges, as well as a consideration of the benefits of a “cross-library” support system in developing such a program.


Utilization Of Academic Library Resources For Research Productivity Among Lecturers In Private Universities In South-South Nigeria, Blessing Ajelomohie Ifijeh Miss, Monday Obaidjevwe Ogbomo Dr, Goodluck Ifijeh Mr Dec 2018

Utilization Of Academic Library Resources For Research Productivity Among Lecturers In Private Universities In South-South Nigeria, Blessing Ajelomohie Ifijeh Miss, Monday Obaidjevwe Ogbomo Dr, Goodluck Ifijeh Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study examined the relationship between use of library resources and research productivity of lecturers in Private Universities in South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. A sample of 368 lecturers was selected for the study and questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. 231 copies of the questionnaire were retrieved, representing 63% response rate. Data was analyzed using simple percentages, and mean; Pearson correlation coefficient was used for test of hypothesis.

Findings indicated that lecturers made use of library resources; however the following challenges were identified as obstacles to library use: work ...


Application Of Bradford’S Law Of Scattering On Research Publication In Astronomy & Astrophysics Of India, Satish Kumar, Senthilkumar R. Dec 2018

Application Of Bradford’S Law Of Scattering On Research Publication In Astronomy & Astrophysics Of India, Satish Kumar, Senthilkumar R.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is focused on examining the application of Bradford’s law of scattering on research articles published in the field of Astronomy & Astrophysics by Indian scientist during 1988-2017. The bibliographic data was retrieved from Web of Science (WoS) bibliographic data base for different period of time. Total 18,877 journal’s article have been published by Indian scientist in the field of Astronomy & Astrophysics during 1988-2017 which was further retrieved and analyzed separately for different blocks of 10 years as well as for 30 years consolidated too. The core journal of the field was identified. The Bradford law ...


Repository Additions, November 2018, Cedarville University Dec 2018

Repository Additions, November 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For November 2018, Cedarville University Dec 2018

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For November 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 043, Number 08, December 3, 2018, Grand Valley State University Dec 2018

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 043, Number 08, December 3, 2018, Grand Valley State University

2018-2019, Volume 43

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Bridging The Gap: Engaging Business Sophomores To Ensure Information Literacy Competency, Heather A. Crozier, Harry J. Wilson Dec 2018

Bridging The Gap: Engaging Business Sophomores To Ensure Information Literacy Competency, Heather A. Crozier, Harry J. Wilson

Heterick Faculty Scholarship

This project showcases a two-week series of assignments that are designed to illustrate the value of information literacy skills to undergraduate sophomore business students. We demonstrate how the project integrates with our business curricula and show how leveraging the expertise of librarians ultimately improves the quality of education for our students.


Reaching And Teaching Millennials: Designing The Future Of Student Services, Brian Detweiler, Kimberly Mattioli, Mike Martinez Jr. Dec 2018

Reaching And Teaching Millennials: Designing The Future Of Student Services, Brian Detweiler, Kimberly Mattioli, Mike Martinez Jr.

Law Librarian Journal Articles

Today's students have come to expect library services that are quite different from their predecessors and law librarians must evolve to meet their needs. As law libraries in the United States face the realities of declining enrolment and decreasing budgets, it is imperative that we find new and creative ways to build positive relationships with our students while also preparing them for the realities of practicing law in an environment driven by rapid technological change. Three law librarians from the United States, Brian Detweiler, Kimberly Mattioli, and Mike Martinez, Jr., discuss their successes and failures in reaching out to ...


Creating A Digital Scholarship Center, Mary Jo Orzech Dec 2018

Creating A Digital Scholarship Center, Mary Jo Orzech

Library Presentations

NY Digital Humanities Symposium Lightning Talk, December 1, 2018, University at Buffalo (http://nydh.org/schedule/).

Planning a digital scholarship center in Drake Memorial Library porvides a tremendous opportunity to enhance the academic library and its services. This session describes the start of a continuing journey that is part of the library’s strategic plan for Scholarly Communications and Special Collections. Library and IT partnering with faculty to identify use cases (e.g., Erie Canal interdisciplinary lab, history and museum studies, nursing, digital humanities, etc.) are critical in developing local champions. A campus grant has been submitted to establish a ...


How To Create A Stunning Video Orientation By Hand, Rachel S. Evans Dec 2018

How To Create A Stunning Video Orientation By Hand, Rachel S. Evans

Articles, Chapters and Online Publications

This article describes the multi-faceted approach UGA Law Library took with their fall 2018 first year student orientation. It describes the process of the creating a virtual tour experience, pairing it with a hybrid face-to-face event, and assessing the impact of all aspects of the orientation. The creation of the video itself involved a multi-media approach using a combination of visual arts and technology to animate a product that has a longer expiration than traditional video or in-person library orientations offer.


12-2018 Newsletter, Minnesota State University, Mankato. Library Services Dec 2018

12-2018 Newsletter, Minnesota State University, Mankato. Library Services

Library Services Newsletters

Minnesota State University, Mankato, Library Services Newsletter for December 2018.


La Evaluación De La Destreza Oral Una Comparación Entre Cursos "Híbridos A Distancia" Y "Presenciales Alao", Cristina Pardo-Ballester Dec 2018

La Evaluación De La Destreza Oral Una Comparación Entre Cursos "Híbridos A Distancia" Y "Presenciales Alao", Cristina Pardo-Ballester

World Languages and Cultures Publications

In the last decade, university institutions have been increasing, which demand from the teaching staff a greater offer of courses where technology is effectively incorporated into teaching. Critical studies published today, relating to the use of different technological tools in conjunction with language teaching, repeatedly contain the terms "distance learning" or "online course", as well as the terms "hybrid" or "combined" for make reference to the same model, to the same type of course. This study distinguishes two terms to refer to two models of courses: "hybrid at a distance" and "face-to-face ALAO". The oral dexterity of 132 participants was ...


Digital Media Redistribution, Licensing, And Copyright Consent Form, Digital E. Kenyon Dec 2018

Digital Media Redistribution, Licensing, And Copyright Consent Form, Digital E. Kenyon

Instructions, Forms, and Toolkits

No abstract provided.


Higher Education Institutions And The Performance Management, Muhammad Tanveer, Dr. Asif Mahbub Karim Dec 2018

Higher Education Institutions And The Performance Management, Muhammad Tanveer, Dr. Asif Mahbub Karim

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: The most prominent change that is seen now is that higher education institutions are under pressure prove their usefulness, objectives, and methods of achieving these objectives. They are also asked for details related to the allocation of their resources and priorities and are also asked to fulfill their social responsibilities. Everyone, from prospective students to the general public, now wants data and proof in favor of the effectiveness and necessity of these institutions. Because of this, higher education institutions are now more involved in the race of securing funding and win over potential customers. In this race, they are ...


The Ethics Of Play And Participation In A Tween Virtual World: Cheating Practices And Perspectives In The Whyville Community, Yasmin B. Kafai, Deborah A. Fields, Estee Ellis Nov 2018

The Ethics Of Play And Participation In A Tween Virtual World: Cheating Practices And Perspectives In The Whyville Community, Yasmin B. Kafai, Deborah A. Fields, Estee Ellis

Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences Faculty Publications

Much attention has been paid to young people’s increased participation in digital publics and its potential impact on their development and learning. However, few studies have examined the ethics in online play and their interactions as a critical aspect in the development of youth digital culture. In this paper we turn to the issue of cheating, a widely accepted practice in many online communities, including Whyville.net, a virtual world with over 5.5 million registered players ages 8-16. Our analyses focused on culturally-relevant examples such as player-written articles on cheating and player-produced YouTube cheating videos associated with Whyville ...


Technical Oral Presentation Delivery: Qualitative Analysis Of Engineering Undergraduates’ Impediments To Effective Oral Presentations In An Engineering Context, Abdelmadjid Benraghda, Noor Raha Radzuan, Zuraina Ali Nov 2018

Technical Oral Presentation Delivery: Qualitative Analysis Of Engineering Undergraduates’ Impediments To Effective Oral Presentations In An Engineering Context, Abdelmadjid Benraghda, Noor Raha Radzuan, Zuraina Ali

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Engineering undergraduates are expected to deliver technical oral presentations on various occasions particularly in university subjects. Engineering undergraduates struggle when they are assigned to deliver technical oral presentations and often they have impediments to deliver oral presentations at tertiary level. The paper reveals prime findings on the technical oral presentation’s impediments faced by the engineering undergraduates in delivering effective presentations. A semi-structured interview was conducted by 12 engineering undergraduates from various engineering faculties in Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. Findings of the study revealed that the engineering undergraduates encountered impediments such as when delivering technical oral presentations particularly in terms ...


Examining Internet Usage Patterns On Socio-Economic Benefits Of Marginalised Communities: The Case Of Community Information Centres In Ghana, Stephen Bekoe, Kodjo Atiso, Daniel Azerikatoa Ayoung, Lucy Dzandu, Kennedy Kubuga Kumangkem Nov 2018

Examining Internet Usage Patterns On Socio-Economic Benefits Of Marginalised Communities: The Case Of Community Information Centres In Ghana, Stephen Bekoe, Kodjo Atiso, Daniel Azerikatoa Ayoung, Lucy Dzandu, Kennedy Kubuga Kumangkem

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In this paper, we explore the socio-economic effects of internet use at the community information centres (CICs) on livelihoods in three regions of Ghana. Sustainable livelihood framework was used as a lens to understand the phenomena being studied. Primary and secondary data collection methods were used. Three CICs in three regions were purposively selected and qualitative research method was adopted for the study. The data were analysed using Nvivo. The findings showed that sending email information was largely the reason why people used the Internet. We found that through the Internet, people learn, develop new business ideas and expand the ...


Students’ Perceived Influence Of Library Services In Secondary Schools In Kwara State, Nigeria., Yusuf Suleiman, Zahyah Hanafi, Thanslikan Muhajir 4508666 Nov 2018

Students’ Perceived Influence Of Library Services In Secondary Schools In Kwara State, Nigeria., Yusuf Suleiman, Zahyah Hanafi, Thanslikan Muhajir 4508666

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

It is often said that students’ effective learning cannot be acquired through classrooms activities alone, they refer to school library information resources to complement what they have been taught. In view of the foregoing, this study examines students’ perceived influence of library services in secondary schools in Kwara State, Nigeria. The study population consists of 27,883 students in secondary schools (public and private). Multistage and systematic random sampling techniques were used to select 378 students across the 16 local governments drawn from the three senatorial districts that formed the state. An instrument titled “School Library Questionnaire (SLQ)” was used ...


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 043, Number 07, November 19, 2018, Grand Valley State University Nov 2018

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 043, Number 07, November 19, 2018, Grand Valley State University

2018-2019, Volume 43

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Using Design Thinking: Do We Really Want A Makerspace?, Julie A. Murphy, Anne Shelley, Paul Unsbee, Chad Kahl Nov 2018

Using Design Thinking: Do We Really Want A Makerspace?, Julie A. Murphy, Anne Shelley, Paul Unsbee, Chad Kahl

Faculty and Staff Publications – Milner Library

No abstract provided.


Throwing The Doors Wide Open: The Library’S Role In Fostering Accessibility, Christina Wray Nov 2018

Throwing The Doors Wide Open: The Library’S Role In Fostering Accessibility, Christina Wray

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Libraries play a variety of important roles, but perhaps the most important is as a place where ALL members of our communities are welcomed. But, what does it really mean to be inclusive? How do we encourage our patrons to be inclusive outside the library walls? What impact are we having in the lives of our patrons? In this session we will explore how we can facilitate an inclusive mindset in our libraries and our communities.


A Friendly Student Research Competition, Jennifer Little Kegler, Charlie Cowling, Kim Myers Nov 2018

A Friendly Student Research Competition, Jennifer Little Kegler, Charlie Cowling, Kim Myers

Library Publications and Presentations

Highlights an academic student research competition that takes place yearly at The College at Brockport, SUNY, from the first steps of advertising the competition to the final step of awarding the prizes. The purpose of this competition is to encourage student research and engagement with Library staff and the rich array of resources and information the Library makes available. Friends of the Library award prizes of $500 for First, $300 for Second, and $150 for Third place finishes. With the help of the library staff the Friends solicit submissions from students through advertisements in the student newspaper and in departments ...


Future And Value: The Library As Strategic Partner, Antje Mays Nov 2018

Future And Value: The Library As Strategic Partner, Antje Mays

Library Presentations

Broader economic trends spawn budget pressures for education and libraries, prompting a plethora of studies on the value and relevance of libraries. Numerous reports on economic decline in libraries and studies with mixed pronouncements on the value of libraries have led to a negative self-image within the library profession. Yet libraries' leadership in connecting learners to knowledge is at the heart of producing many of the key skills sorely needed in robust societies and economies. Librarianship has many untapped opportunities for positioning itself as a prominent strategic partner. This paper outlines current research on the economic and societal context for ...


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 043, Number 06, November 5, 2018, Grand Valley State University Nov 2018

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 043, Number 06, November 5, 2018, Grand Valley State University

2018-2019, Volume 43

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Library News-- November 2, 2018, University Library Nov 2018

Library News-- November 2, 2018, University Library

Library Newsletter

No abstract provided.