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A Digital Celebration Of The National Park Service Centennial, Joshua Morgan, Rachel Wittmann Nov 2016

A Digital Celebration Of The National Park Service Centennial, Joshua Morgan, Rachel Wittmann

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After six years of digitization, metadata, and web-development, the Open Parks Network repository is online to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial. We have campfire stories to share on lessons learned from a rocky trail, which will help other institutions steer clear of hidden obstacles and persevere through tough projects.


Merge Ahead: Library-It Organizations In The Liberal Arts, Lisa A. Forrest, Niranjan Davray, Heather Woods, Dave Smallen Oct 2016

Merge Ahead: Library-It Organizations In The Liberal Arts, Lisa A. Forrest, Niranjan Davray, Heather Woods, Dave Smallen

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Organizational mergers between libraries and information technology services have become more common in recent years. From curbing administrative costs to improving communication to supporting student and faculty success, merged institutions cite a variety of reasons for joining forces. How do successfully merged library and IT services work? What are the challenges and opportunities for those leading within these organizations? What lessons can stand alone organizations glean from these unions? Presenters from four liberal arts institutions--Hamilton, Kenyon, Trinity, and Wellesley Colleges--will share a variety of perspectives and advice for those contemplating a merger or just looking to improve Library-IT relationships. Session ...


Infographics On The Brain: Using Visuals To Enhance The Classroom Experience, Rachel S. Evans Jun 2016

Infographics On The Brain: Using Visuals To Enhance The Classroom Experience, Rachel S. Evans

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Explores why today's students are drawn to visuals and retain information better from combinations of graphics and text, give examples of legal infographics, and present tips and free web tools for creating your own infographics to use in the classroom.


Escaping Gravity: One Library's Journey From Idea To Understanding, Lee C. Van Orsdel Jan 2016

Escaping Gravity: One Library's Journey From Idea To Understanding, Lee C. Van Orsdel

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