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Wasted Words? Current Trends In Cd Policies, Matt Torrence, Audrey Powers, Megan Sheffield Nov 2012

Wasted Words? Current Trends In Cd Policies, Matt Torrence, Audrey Powers, Megan Sheffield

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

The transition to electronic resources and the changing role of the collection development librarian are having a tremendous impact on the manner by which libraries select and acquire new materials. The goal of this research project was to further elucidate the current trends of collection development policies in members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) as well as gage current use and future efficacy. The survey was designed and sent to librarians responsible for collection development at university-affiliated ARL libraries in order to obtain a current picture of academic collection development policies, and how they are changing due to ...


Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: How To Begin The Literature Review, Susan A. Ariew, Audrey Powers Aug 2012

Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: How To Begin The Literature Review, Susan A. Ariew, Audrey Powers

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

Offers tips and strategies for efficient, effective use of library resources and services to help new graduate students at USF get started on research and literature reviews in their field.


Progress Update To The Rr2 Report, K. Megan Sheffield Aug 2012

Progress Update To The Rr2 Report, K. Megan Sheffield

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


The Case For A 60-Day Interlibrary Loan Lending Period, Kristine Jo Shrauger, Leetta M. Schmidt, Mary Radnor May 2012

The Case For A 60-Day Interlibrary Loan Lending Period, Kristine Jo Shrauger, Leetta M. Schmidt, Mary Radnor

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This article looks at standardizing the loan period among 16 higher academic institutions in the state of Florida. A standardized loan period became a topic of conversation during the creation of a new resource sharing service. The resulting discussion led to a critical look at loan periods for all resource sharing activities.


The Florida State Libraries Resource Sharing Initiative: Unity Among A Disparate Group, Leetta M. Schmidt, Dennis Smith May 2012

The Florida State Libraries Resource Sharing Initiative: Unity Among A Disparate Group, Leetta M. Schmidt, Dennis Smith

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This article discusses the development of a new resource sharing program within the Florida State University Libraries called UBorrow. Background includes information on similar programs and the use of Integrated Library Systems in this type of program. There is discussion of the pilot project which reviewed and selected the delivery system for this new program. Discussion also includes lessons learned concerning UBorrow's preliminary implementation and how unity in this service was created among a disparate group.


If It's Worth Teaching, It's Worth Finding Out Whether They Learned It!, Susan A. Ariew, Drew Smith Mar 2012

If It's Worth Teaching, It's Worth Finding Out Whether They Learned It!, Susan A. Ariew, Drew Smith

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

NEFLIN Webinar covering a variety of issues regarding assessment of academic library instruction, including: How assessment fits into the information literacy landscape How assessment is an integral part of instructional design How teacher-librarians determine what types of assessments are right for program or department How to customize assessments to fit learning objectives


A Report By The Rr2 Taskforce, K. Megan Sheffield, Zoraya Betancourt, Carol Ann Borchert, Barbara Lewis, Susan Silver, Dennis J. Smith, Drew Smith Jan 2012

A Report By The Rr2 Taskforce, K. Megan Sheffield, Zoraya Betancourt, Carol Ann Borchert, Barbara Lewis, Susan Silver, Dennis J. Smith, Drew Smith

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This is the collaborative work of the Re-envisioning Reference 2 committee that focused on the delivery of reference services and the possible move to a single service point at the USF Tampa Library.


Isn't Everything Online Yet? Streaming Media And Electronic Reserves, Leetta M. Schmidt, Rue Mckenzie Jan 2012

Isn't Everything Online Yet? Streaming Media And Electronic Reserves, Leetta M. Schmidt, Rue Mckenzie

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

Libraries try several ways of meeting patron expectations. Providing on-demand streaming video content for course reserves remains a formidable challenge. Multitudinous methods for acquiring and accessing content hamper the flexibility of any such service. This article reviews what one library has done to make streaming media, especially streaming video, available to faculty in the collection and how this foundation will be used to support electronic reserves service in the future.


When The Pilot Is Over: Picking The Program And Making It Stick, Purchase On Demand At The University Of South Florida, Leetta M. Schmidt Jan 2012

When The Pilot Is Over: Picking The Program And Making It Stick, Purchase On Demand At The University Of South Florida, Leetta M. Schmidt

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

In 2008 the Interlibrary Loan department of the University of South Florida, Tampa, began a Purchase on Demand program, using interlibrary loan requests to supplement Collection Development practices. After three years the program was analyzed for effectiveness and compared to other programs currently in operation. To achieve a complete evaluation, interlibrary loan patrons were surveyed on their awareness and use of the Purchase on Demand program. This article combines the analysis of USF's program with recommendations gained through administration and evaluation of Purchase on Demand.


Acs Scholarship To The Charleston Conference Essay, K. Megan Sheffield Jan 2012

Acs Scholarship To The Charleston Conference Essay, K. Megan Sheffield

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Archives And Records Management: A Long History, Tomaro I. Taylor, Gail Donovan Jan 2012

Archives And Records Management: A Long History, Tomaro I. Taylor, Gail Donovan

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Making It Real: Faculty Collaboration To Create Video Content, Claudia J. Dold, Gary Dudell Jan 2012

Making It Real: Faculty Collaboration To Create Video Content, Claudia J. Dold, Gary Dudell

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

Interest in integrative health care is a growing area of health practice, combining conventional medical treatments with safe and effective complementary and alternative medicine. These modalities relate to both improving physical and psychological well-being, and enhancing conventional talk therapy. In an interdisciplinary collaboration, teaching and library faculty have created a series of sixteen on-line video interviews that introduce practitioner-relevant experiences to students as supplemental course material. These videos are available through the department web-pages to students in other related disciplines as well, including Social Work, Counselor Education, Psychology, and the Colleges of Public Health, Nursing, and Medicine. The video series ...