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The Busy Man’S Arxiv, Henrik Spoon Oct 2017

The Busy Man’S Arxiv, Henrik Spoon

Upstate New York Science Librarians Conference

The presentation concerns arXiv.org, a repository of electronic preprints, including the need to filter the huge volume of discipline specific materials being added. Description of history of arXiv.org, submitting items, research disciplines included, usage statistics, download rates, and how to stay on top of publications in the field of interest. BMarXiv is suggested as a possible solution to the large volume of information.


Wait…The Library Can Help Manage My Research Data?!?, Kelly A. Johnson Oct 2017

Wait…The Library Can Help Manage My Research Data?!?, Kelly A. Johnson

Upstate New York Science Librarians Conference

Two New York University librarians, one dedicated to Research Data Management and the other a liaison to the Life Sciences, sought to understand why faculty underutilize the library’s RDM services. A simple survey revealed faculty’s RDM practices, needs, and attitudes, providing insight into how librarians can increase service along the research life cycle.


What Do Students Use? A Review Of Technology In Libraries, Aleshia Huber Oct 2017

What Do Students Use? A Review Of Technology In Libraries, Aleshia Huber

Upstate New York Science Librarians Conference

A review of student use of technologies in libraries, with the research question being "What increases or supports the use of these technologies?" Technologies discussed include 3D printing and scanning, virtual reality, and visualization. Factors impacting student technology usage are: Education and Training, Visibility, Classwork, and Events and Showcases.


Making It At Cornell University Library: Developing The Cul Makerspace, Jeremy Cusker Oct 2017

Making It At Cornell University Library: Developing The Cul Makerspace, Jeremy Cusker

Upstate New York Science Librarians Conference

Poster Presentation about developing a makerspace at Cornell University's Library. Discussion of these topics: Why in a library?, Goals and Development Process, General Findings, Challenges to Date, and three phases of this particular makerspace project at Cornell.