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Understanding Minnesota’S Achievement Gap: Resources, Kellian Clink Apr 2017

Understanding Minnesota’S Achievement Gap: Resources, Kellian Clink

Library Services Faculty and Staff Publications

So many agencies research the reasons Minnesota has one of the highest achievement gaps in the country. Come and be introduced to the research that you can use to inform your faculty and students not only the nature of the problem but the means of being an agent of change.


Reference Universe, Pete Mcdonnell, Kellian Clink Nov 2009

Reference Universe, Pete Mcdonnell, Kellian Clink

Library Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This original research described a comparison of 50 composition topics taken from my library instruction sessions with Reference Universe versus simple keyword searching of the online catalog. Pete and I concluded that twenty-three percent of the "good" hits in Reference Universe were also found in OPAC search and that the OPAC search found fewer "good" hits overall; but also found different relevant resources.