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Selection And Cataloging For An Automated Retrieval Collection: Viewpoint Of A Cataloger, Debra G. Skinner Jan 2010

Selection And Cataloging For An Automated Retrieval Collection: Viewpoint Of A Cataloger, Debra G. Skinner

Library Faculty Publications

In the summer of 2004, Georgia Southern University began a library construction project that was to last 4 years. An important aspect was the installation of an Automated Retrieval System (ARC) to house a substantial portion of the library collections so that more space could be available for students, faculty, and the services to meet their needs. This paper traces the development of the use of the ARC to house collections, with emphasis on how materials were selected for the two phases of the project and how catalogers have adapted to the idea of collections that can only be browsed ...


Us Academic Libraries: Today’S Learning Commons Model, Susan Mcmullen Apr 2008

Us Academic Libraries: Today’S Learning Commons Model, Susan Mcmullen

Library Faculty Publications

In 2007, the author examined existing academic libraries in the United States to determine best practices for the design, implementation and service of learning commons facilities. A primary objective of this study was to discover how to create a higher education learning environment that sustains scholarship encourages collaboration and empowers student learning. This article explains how to plan for a modern learning commons and presents the various components that comprise the space.


Review Of Dismantling The Public Sphere: Situating And Sustaining Librarianship In The Age Of The New Public Philosophy By John E. Buschman, W. Bede Mitchell Jan 2005

Review Of Dismantling The Public Sphere: Situating And Sustaining Librarianship In The Age Of The New Public Philosophy By John E. Buschman, W. Bede Mitchell

Library Faculty Publications

This review was published in College and Research Libraries.


Review Of The Enduring Library: Technology, Tradition, And The Quest For Balance By Michael Gorman, W. Bede Mitchell Jan 2003

Review Of The Enduring Library: Technology, Tradition, And The Quest For Balance By Michael Gorman, W. Bede Mitchell

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This review was published in College and Research Libraries.


Review Of Interpreting And Negotiating Licensing Agreements By Arlene Bielefield And Lawrence Cheeseman, W. Bede Mitchell Jan 2000

Review Of Interpreting And Negotiating Licensing Agreements By Arlene Bielefield And Lawrence Cheeseman, W. Bede Mitchell

Library Faculty Publications

This review was published in College and Research Libraries.