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State News Jul 2012

State News

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Recent developments from SELA member institutions.


So, You Want To Be A Southeastern Librarian? Entry-Level Academic Library Job Trends In The Southeast, Robert Detmering, Claudene Sproles Apr 2012

So, You Want To Be A Southeastern Librarian? Entry-Level Academic Library Job Trends In The Southeast, Robert Detmering, Claudene Sproles

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While it is no secret that looking for one’s first job as a librarian can be difficult, especially in the current economic climate, the process can be even more challenging when one’s search must take place within a particular geographic area or region. For a variety of reasons, including financial constraints and family obligations, many entry-level candidates are not in a position to move to any part of the country and start their new lives as professional librarians. The need to focus a job search on a specific region, however, necessarily limits the number of available jobs. Developing ...


Partnering To Teach Orienteering: The Ut Libraries' And Ut Outdoor Program's Experience, Gregory H. March, Benjamin Darnell Apr 2012

Partnering To Teach Orienteering: The Ut Libraries' And Ut Outdoor Program's Experience, Gregory H. March, Benjamin Darnell

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Working with departments on campus to foster and support learning is a fundamental component of the University of Tennessee (UT) Libraries’ service philosophy. Academic libraries that have a broader view of the traditional liaison model and seek to develop unique and non-departmental relationships can raise their profile on campus (Dahl 2007, 3). An example of such a relationship, one that has provided a real life collaborative learning experience for students, is the partnership between the UT Libraries and the University of Tennessee Outdoor Progr am (UTOP) to teach orienteering.


Citation Analysis Of Undergraduate Honors Theses, Ellen K. Wilson Apr 2012

Citation Analysis Of Undergraduate Honors Theses, Ellen K. Wilson

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Librarians often wonder what resources students use for research and whether the library provides access to these resources. At the University of South Alabama (USA), students in the honors program must complete a senior thesis in order to graduate with honors. The library holds these theses, providing a convenient source of bibliographies for examination. Studying these theses provided an unobtrusive manner of investigation. While such theses do not represent the entire undergraduate population’s research and writing behavior, they provide a starting point for addressing the above question. Non-honors program students likely encounter the same difficulties in locating and using ...


State News Jan 2012

State News

The Southeastern Librarian

Recent developments from SELA member institutions.