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What Do Students Learn From Participation In An Undergraduate Research Journal? Results Of An Assessment, Sharon A. Weiner Aug 2014

What Do Students Learn From Participation In An Undergraduate Research Journal? Results Of An Assessment, Sharon A. Weiner

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Like an increasing number of academic libraries, Purdue University Libraries provides publishing support services to the Purdue community. In 2009, Purdue University Press had recently been moved into the Libraries, and there was enthusiasm about exploring new relationships which could combine the publishing skills of the Press with use of Purdue e-Pubs, the institutional repository platform that also featured powerful publishing features. Publishing an undergraduate research journal was particularly appealing because it connected the scholarly communication program of the Libraries with strategic goals around information literacy. There is evidence that undergraduate students benefit from engaging in research experiences, and writing ...


The Academic Library And High-Impact Practices For Student Retention: Perspectives Of Library Deans, Adam L. Murray May 2014

The Academic Library And High-Impact Practices For Student Retention: Perspectives Of Library Deans, Adam L. Murray

Dissertations

Dramatic declines in state appropriations for postsecondary education, the rise of performance-based funding models, and limitations on tuition increases have resulted in a focus on student retention as a matter of importance to institutions of higher education. Concomitantly, academic libraries face changes in service models brought about by technology and the rising costs of providing access to an ever-expanding field of literature required by academic programs and faculty. The value proposition of the academic library is reduced in the face of budget interests that impact recruitment and retention. Many researchers and university leaders have called on academic libraries to develop ...


Communicating Today: Strategies And Outlets For Getting Your Message To Patrons And Student Employees, Derek Malone Jan 2014

Communicating Today: Strategies And Outlets For Getting Your Message To Patrons And Student Employees, Derek Malone

Faculty Presentations

Presentation given at the 2014 Annual ALAO Spring Support Staff Interest Group Workshop.


Creating A Help Station Where There Isn’T One, Derek Malone Jan 2014

Creating A Help Station Where There Isn’T One, Derek Malone

Faculty Presentations

Poster session detailing the use of an iPad as a mobile public service assistance station, displayed at the 2014 ILLiad International Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.