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The Southeastern Librarian V 66 No. 2 (Summer 2018) Complete Issue Jun 2018

The Southeastern Librarian V 66 No. 2 (Summer 2018) Complete Issue

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No abstract provided.


It Just Went Viral: Now What?, Christopher Shaffer, Alyssa Martin, Jeff Simpson Jun 2018

It Just Went Viral: Now What?, Christopher Shaffer, Alyssa Martin, Jeff Simpson

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In March of 2016, one post made by Troy University Libraries “caught fire” and went viral. What does it mean to “Go Viral?” If it happens at your library, what can you do to take advantage of the unexpected publicity? In this article, librarians from Troy University will discuss the importance of social media for libraries, including how Troy University Libraries developed a social media presence over a period of eight years. The authors will describe Troy University Libraries’ experience with a social media post that went viral, including challenges that came with the unexpected publicity, and offer recommendations for ...


Collaborations Between Academic Libraries And Other Campus Departments: An Annotated Bibliography, 2007-2017, Michael E. Mounce, Kristina E. Claunch Jun 2018

Collaborations Between Academic Libraries And Other Campus Departments: An Annotated Bibliography, 2007-2017, Michael E. Mounce, Kristina E. Claunch

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For librarians today, reaching and meeting the needs of students and faculty can be both challenging and rewarding. Libraries face budget cuts, rapidly evolving and diverse technology, and a continued misconception of the image of the library and its purpose. However, librarians must persevere through these and other difficulties to provide useful resources and services and to ensure students and faculty know these tools are available. Different avenues for attaining this goal are available for research in the literature; however, the focus for this annotated bibliography is the avenue of collaboration. The Association of College & Research Libraries (2011) stated that ...


Faculty Expectations Of A University Library And Writing Center In Preventing Plagiarism Jun 2018

Faculty Expectations Of A University Library And Writing Center In Preventing Plagiarism

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Like many educational institutions, the University of South Alabama has seen a recent uptick in academic misconduct, especially plagiarism. To better understand and work toward solving this issue, the University’s Library and Writing Center conducted a survey of faculty across disciplines. The survey elicits part-time and full-time faculty perspectives on the Library and Writing Center’s roles in providing information literacy instruction and preventing plagiarism. Libraries and writing centers are uniquely situated to assist with preventing plagiarism. For example, academic libraries adhere to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, the tenets of which emphasize information literacy ...


Sela/General News, Library News, Personnel News Jun 2018

Sela/General News, Library News, Personnel News

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Recent activities from the Southeastern Library Association, developments from SELA member institutions, and personnel news.


The Criminalization Of Black Children: Race, Gender, And Delinquency In Chicago's Juvenile Justice System, 1899-1945, Carol Walker Jordan Jun 2018

The Criminalization Of Black Children: Race, Gender, And Delinquency In Chicago's Juvenile Justice System, 1899-1945, Carol Walker Jordan

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The Criminalization of Black Children: Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago’s Juvenile Justice System, 1899-1945. Tera Eva Agyepong. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. ISBN 978-1-4696-3644-3 (pbk.: $24.95), 978-1-4696-3865-2 (hard.;$90.00), 978-1-4696-3866-9 (Ebook; $18.99). 196 p.


Black Boys Burning: 1959 Fire At The Arkansas Negro Boys Industrial School, Carol Walker Jordan Jun 2018

Black Boys Burning: 1959 Fire At The Arkansas Negro Boys Industrial School, Carol Walker Jordan

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Black Boys Burning: The 1959 Fire at the Arkansas Negro Boys Industrial School. Grif Stockley. Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2017. ISBN 978-1-4968-1269-8. 210 p. $35.00


A Political Campanion To W.E.B. Du Bois, Tim Dodge Jun 2018

A Political Campanion To W.E.B. Du Bois, Tim Dodge

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A Political Companion to W.E.B. Du Bois. Nick Bromell, ed. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2018. ISBN: 978-0-8131-7490-7 (hardcover; al. paper), ISBN: 978-0-8131-7493-8 (epub.), ISBN: 978-0-8131-7492-1 (pdf), 364 p. $80 all formats.


Black Litigants In The Antebellum American South, Carol Walker Jordan Jun 2018

Black Litigants In The Antebellum American South, Carol Walker Jordan

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Black Litigants in the Antebellum American South. Kimberly M. Welch. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. ISBN 978-1-6496-3643-6 (hard.: $39.95), 978-1-4696-3645-0 (Ebook; $29.99) 328 p.


Black Intellectual Thought In Modern America: A Historical Perspective, Carol Walker Jordan Jun 2018

Black Intellectual Thought In Modern America: A Historical Perspective, Carol Walker Jordan

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Black Intellectual Thought In Modern America: A Historical Perspective. Edited by Brian D. Behnken, Gregory D. Smithers, and Simon Wendt. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017. ISBN 978-1-4968-1365-7. 240 p. $65.00.


Carolina Catch: Cooking North Carolina Fish And Shellfish From Mountains To Coast, Melinda F. Matthews Jun 2018

Carolina Catch: Cooking North Carolina Fish And Shellfish From Mountains To Coast, Melinda F. Matthews

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Carolina Catch: Cooking North Carolina Fish and Shellfish from Mountains to Coast. Debbie Moose. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-4696-4050-1 (cloth: alk.paper); 978-1-4696-4051-8 (ebook) 185 p. $35.00.


In The House Of The Serpent Handler: A Story Of Faith And Fleeting Fame In The Age Of Social Media, Carol Walker Jordan Jun 2018

In The House Of The Serpent Handler: A Story Of Faith And Fleeting Fame In The Age Of Social Media, Carol Walker Jordan

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In the House of the Serpent Handler: A Story of Faith and Fleeting Fame in the Age of Social Media. Julia C. Duin, Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2017. ISBN 978-1-6219-0375-8 (paper/PDF). $24.95


Ana Madgeigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slave-Owner, Carol Walker Jordan Jun 2018

Ana Madgeigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slave-Owner, Carol Walker Jordan

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Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slave-owner. Daniel L. Schafer. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2018. ISBN 978-0-8130-5653-1. 240 p. $19.95.


The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, And The Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky, Carol Walker Jordan Jun 2018

The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, And The Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky, Carol Walker Jordan

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The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky. Randolph Paul Runyon. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2018. ISBN 978-0-8131-7538-6 (cloth); 978-0-8131-7540-9 (epub); 978-0-8131-7539-3 (web pdf). 280 p. All eds. $40.00.


Ephemeral By Nature: Exploring The Exceptional With A Tennessee Naturalist, Melanie J. Dunn Jun 2018

Ephemeral By Nature: Exploring The Exceptional With A Tennessee Naturalist, Melanie J. Dunn

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Ephemeral by Nature: Exploring the Exceptional with a Tennessee Naturalist. Stephen Lyn Bales. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2017. ISBN 978-1-6219-0354-3 (pbk). 219 p. $24.95.


Print News And Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel And The Evolution Of A Modern University, Peter R. Dean Jun 2018

Print News And Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel And The Evolution Of A Modern University, Peter R. Dean

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Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University. Kenneth Joel Zogry, Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press, 2018. ISBN: 978146960-829-7 (hardcover --$39.95); 978146960-830-3 (Ebook --$29.95). 360 p.


Guidelines For Submission And Author Instructions Jun 2018

Guidelines For Submission And Author Instructions

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Guidelines for article submission to The Southeastern Librarian.


Editorial Staff And State Representatives Jun 2018

Editorial Staff And State Representatives

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Listing of editorial board for The Southeastern Librarian and current SELA state representatives.


Copies, Surrogates, And The Simulacra: The Digitization Of Rare Books And Manuscripts For Research Purposes Apr 2018

Copies, Surrogates, And The Simulacra: The Digitization Of Rare Books And Manuscripts For Research Purposes

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In the last fifteen years, digitization of rare books and manuscripts in special collections libraries has begun to play an increasingly significant role in providing access for students, faculty, independent scholars and members of local and academic communities. The digitization of print materials is now frequently undertaken for a variety of purposes and with varying degrees of success. Libraries digitize manuscripts and rare books to promote known and hidden collections, preserve fragile materials, and provide on and off-campus access to users, while new uses and possibilities are continually being explored and implemented. Some early scholarship on the subject, however, has ...


Sela/General News, Library News, And Personnel News Apr 2018

Sela/General News, Library News, And Personnel News

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No abstract provided.


Leaders Of Their Race: Educating Black And White Women In The New South, Melanie J. Dunn Apr 2018

Leaders Of Their Race: Educating Black And White Women In The New South, Melanie J. Dunn

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Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South. Sarah H. Case. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. ISBN 978-0-2520-8279-5 (pbk.). 238 p. $28.00.


Smoke Signals From Samarcand: The 1931 Reform School Fire And Its Aftermath, Carol Walker Jordan Apr 2018

Smoke Signals From Samarcand: The 1931 Reform School Fire And Its Aftermath, Carol Walker Jordan

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Smoke Signals From Samarcand: The 1931 Reform School Fire and Its Aftermath. Barbara Bennett. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2018. ISBN 978-1-61117-860-9 (hardcover); 978-1-61117-631-6 (Ebook). 144 p. $24.99


Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith In The Poor South, Carol Walker Jordan Apr 2018

Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith In The Poor South, Carol Walker Jordan

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Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith in the Poor South. John Hayes. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. ISBN 978-1-4696-3532-3 (pbk. - $27.95); 978-1-4696-3531-6 (hardcover - $90.00); 978-1-4696-3533-0 (Ebook - $19.99). 250 p.


My Exaggerated Life, Carol Walker Jordan Apr 2018

My Exaggerated Life, Carol Walker Jordan

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My Exaggerated Life. Pat Conroy as told to Katherine Clark. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2018. ISBN 978-1-161117-907-1 (hardcover - $29.99); 978-1-61117-908-8 (Ebook - $19.99). 352 p.


Guidelines For Submission And Author Instructions Apr 2018

Guidelines For Submission And Author Instructions

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Guidelines for article submission to The Southeastern Librarian.


Editorial Staff & State Representatives Apr 2018

Editorial Staff & State Representatives

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Listing of editorial board for The Southeastern Librarian and current SELA state representatives.


The Southeastern Librarian V 66 No. 1 (Spring 2018) Complete Issue Apr 2018

The Southeastern Librarian V 66 No. 1 (Spring 2018) Complete Issue

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No abstract provided.


Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, And Mystery, Barbara Kelly Feb 2018

Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, And Mystery, Barbara Kelly

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Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery. Robert G. Lawson. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. ISBN 978-0-8131-7462-4 (cloth); 978-0-8131-7464-8 (epub); 978-0-8131-7463-1 (epub). $34.95. 216 p.


Guidelines For Submission And Author Instructions Feb 2018

Guidelines For Submission And Author Instructions

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Guidelines for article submission to The Southeastern Librarian.


Editorial Staff & State Representatives Feb 2018

Editorial Staff & State Representatives

The Southeastern Librarian

Listing of editorial board for The Southeastern Librarian and current SELA state representatives.