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Report Of The Ad Hoc Committee On Open Access, Andree Rathemacher, Laura Beauvais, Corey Lang, Julia Lovett, Louis Kirschenbaum Nov 2012

Report Of The Ad Hoc Committee On Open Access, Andree Rathemacher, Laura Beauvais, Corey Lang, Julia Lovett, Louis Kirschenbaum

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Open Access, finalized November 27, 2012 and presented to the University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate on February 21, 2013.

The Ad Hoc Committee on Open Access was charged by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee to "look at some of the issues of Open Access in scholarly communication, look at some solutions, and present suggestions as to what approach would best fit URI's needs and how that might be realized."

The Ad Hoc Committee on Open Access recommended that the University of Rhode Island, through a vote of the Faculty Senate, adopt ...


Teaching Information Literacy: A Review Of 100 Syllabi, Rachael E. Elrod, Elise D. Wallace, Cecelia B. Sirigos Oct 2012

Teaching Information Literacy: A Review Of 100 Syllabi, Rachael E. Elrod, Elise D. Wallace, Cecelia B. Sirigos

The Southeastern Librarian

This study presents an analysis of 100 syllabi of creditbearing information literacy (IL) courses from colleges and universities across the United States. The objective was to determine how IL courses were being presented and taught in academic settings; how many credits were offered; the duration of the course; platform used to teach - face to face, online, or other methods; how students were graded; what types of assignments were used, and what topics were being taught and how. The authors hypothesized that over the course of six years since the original study, syllabi would show significant changes as technology has continued ...


Report Of The Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force, Michael Vocino, Michael Cerbo, Margaret J. Keefe, Sarina Wyant Aug 2012

Report Of The Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force, Michael Vocino, Michael Cerbo, Margaret J. Keefe, Sarina Wyant

michael c vocino

March 2010 report to the faculty of the University Libraries, University of Rhode Island by the Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force. On December 17, 2009 in a letter to its members, the Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force was created by Dean David Maslyn at the request of the December 2009 Library Faculty Meeting. The charge from the Dean read: “Based upon the motion made at the faculty meeting of 12/4/2009, the Dean appoints the following people to an Ad Hoc Task Force to 'study and establish policy and procedures' for the possible establishment and implementation of ...


Assessing The Strategic Credibility Of Special Collections, Erin Passehl, Rick A. Stoddart May 2012

Assessing The Strategic Credibility Of Special Collections, Erin Passehl, Rick A. Stoddart

Rick A Stoddart

In this time of often precarious funding at many colleges and universities, any case that can be made to illustrate how a department strategically fits into the overall university mission is not only worth merit, but an essential survival technique. This “strategic credibility” within the university is a vital form of currency in determining institution-wide resources prioritization, collaboration opportunities between organizational units, and overall direction of departments. This paper presents a case study of academic special collections in the Northwest and examines the methods these departments use to demonstrate value to the university. This paper considers how well do special ...


Presentation On E-Books To The University Of Rhode Island Deans' Council, Andrée Rathemacher May 2012

Presentation On E-Books To The University Of Rhode Island Deans' Council, Andrée Rathemacher

Technical Services Faculty Presentations

Slides and notes for a presentation on e-books to the University of Rhode Island Deans' Council on May 16, 2012.


New E-Resources At The University Libraries, Andrée Rathemacher May 2012

New E-Resources At The University Libraries, Andrée Rathemacher

Technical Services Department Faculty Publications

LibGuide providing a list of electronic resources purchased by the University of Rhode Island libraries in recent months.


Libguide To Business Resources, Mary Wilson Dec 2011

Libguide To Business Resources, Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson

LibGuide to business resources in the Horace W. Sturgis Library. Includes relevant reference sources, how to find articles, evaluating websites, and more.