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Government Information For Your Mobile Phone, Rebecca Arzola, Debbie Rabina Oct 2012

Government Information For Your Mobile Phone, Rebecca Arzola, Debbie Rabina

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A tasting menu of selected apps, created by U.S. government agencies, that provides information accessible from your mobile phone.


Bridging The Gap Through Collaboration:, Rebecca Arliss, Carlos Arguelles, Rodolfo Hernandez May 2012

Bridging The Gap Through Collaboration:, Rebecca Arliss, Carlos Arguelles, Rodolfo Hernandez

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Libraries And General Education: New Strategies To Enhance Freshman Orientation, Faculty Collaboration, And Curriculum Development, Carl R. Andrews Jan 2012

Libraries And General Education: New Strategies To Enhance Freshman Orientation, Faculty Collaboration, And Curriculum Development, Carl R. Andrews

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My research will attempt to re-evaluate the academic library's role in supporting a general education program. The emphasis will focus on student centeredness, faculty collaboration, outreach and curriculum support. In the short time that I have worked in academic libraries I have learned that quality customer service and reference desk work is far from the list of priorities in some settings. Coming from the public library I found this to be unacceptable. We are service providers and the way in which we communicate with students and faculty is important. As professionals we should do more in the way of ...


Full Circle, John A. Drobnicki Jan 2012

Full Circle, John A. Drobnicki

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The author looks back on twenty-five years of working in libraries, and reflects on how some duties have not changed.


Academic Libraries Supporting The Research Needs Of Student Veterans: A Bibliography, Rebecca Arzola Jan 2012

Academic Libraries Supporting The Research Needs Of Student Veterans: A Bibliography, Rebecca Arzola

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The number of Student Veterans entering higher education is growing especially after the passing of the new Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008. Veterans are using their educational benefits and transitioning from a military to civilian environment. In order to meet the needs of student veterans, administrators, faculty and staff are trying to make available support services for veterans. There is a range of services that can be provided and the library is one that can provide both a physical and virtual environment to support veterans. Although not always mentioned in articles on student veteran transition, it is important that ...


Get In The Game: Developing An Information Literacy Classroom Game, Maura A. Smale Jan 2012

Get In The Game: Developing An Information Literacy Classroom Game, Maura A. Smale

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Much current research in the field of games-based learning demonstrates that games can be successfully incorporated into educational contexts to increase student engage-ment, motivation, and learning. Academic librarians are also using games as an innova-tive instructional strategy to strengthen students’ research skills and their understanding of information literacy concepts. This article discusses the development and implemen-tation of Quality Counts, a classroom information literacy game designed to teach un-dergraduate students how to evaluate Internet sources. After a brief overview of the game’s development and rules, the article describes the process of playing Quality Counts in several classes and presents the ...