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One-To-Many: Building A Single-Search Interface For Disparate Resources, Cole Hudson, Graham Hukill Apr 2016

One-To-Many: Building A Single-Search Interface For Disparate Resources, Cole Hudson, Graham Hukill

Library Scholarly Publications

Libraries provide access to a complex array of resources, but it comes as little surprise that many struggle with this task. The ubiquity of Google in modern research has placed libraries in the position of trying to emulate or set themselves apart from the search engine, regardless of how appropriate it is to compare libraries to Google. There are numerous ways in which libraries can improve the search and discovery experience for patrons, and for many, this improvement currently comes in the form of custom-built or commercial discovery systems—which aggregate disparate library content into a single results display. But ...


Putting Multimedia Exhibits In The Palm Of Your Hand, Damecia Donahue, Rachael Clark Jan 2012

Putting Multimedia Exhibits In The Palm Of Your Hand, Damecia Donahue, Rachael Clark

Library Scholarly Publications

Presentation given by Rachael Clark and Damecia Donahue in November of 2012 at the Michigan Library Association Annual Conference in Detroit, MI. The discussion revolved around topics related to libraries creating exhibits using their own collections and resources; this included the idea of incorporating multimedia tools and web applications to creatively and interactively provide access to library materials.


Cultivating The Fully Engaged Librarian, Judith Arnold, Veronica E. Bielat, Anne Hudson Mar 2011

Cultivating The Fully Engaged Librarian, Judith Arnold, Veronica E. Bielat, Anne Hudson

Library Scholarly Publications

This panel session reports on a professional development workshop series to prepare librarians to assume a more engaged role in the university. The goal of the program is to re-examine the librarian’s role, focusing on the liaison role as the unifying agent to cultivate engagement with users through the teaching-learning process. Attendees will complete sample activities from the workshops and will learn how this model might be adapted to their own institutional setting.


Going Live: Online Modules For Critical Thinking, Rhonda Mcginnis Jun 2009

Going Live: Online Modules For Critical Thinking, Rhonda Mcginnis

Library Scholarly Publications

How to provide meaningful Information Literacy instruction to thousands of freshmen each year? What to do when the instruction for large lecture or multiple section classes takes your librarians and physical resources to the breaking point? These are daunting challenges facing university libraries around the country. This poster session will show the evolution of course-integrated information literacy instruction for Wayne State University’s Critical Thinking for Consumer Decisions course. While initially elated at the chance to provide Information Literacy instruction for one of the university’s general education courses, the Business Librarian was soon faced with the reality of providing ...