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Library Perceptions During Times Of Terror: Students Affected By The October 1 Shooting And Their Impressions Of Safety In The Academic Library Community, Kelsey Lupo Jun 2018

Library Perceptions During Times Of Terror: Students Affected By The October 1 Shooting And Their Impressions Of Safety In The Academic Library Community, Kelsey Lupo

Library Faculty Presentations

After the mass terrorism event in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, the University of Nevada Las Vegas community used the spaces of their school to shelter and heal. During that attack that occurred only three miles away from campus, the library was described as a sanctuary that students reportedly did not want to leave. In an attempt to gain insight into what makes a community space safe and comforting, especially during an attack like the Mandalay Bay shooting, survey data will be collected from UNLV students to evaluate their perceptions of safety within the school’s main branch library ...


Supporting Community Transformation: Becoming A Community-Engaged Academic Library, Patrick Griffis Jun 2014

Supporting Community Transformation: Becoming A Community-Engaged Academic Library, Patrick Griffis

Library Faculty Presentations

  • Community engagement and service as third mission
  • Targeting who to engage in community
  • Community organization needs
  • Academic library community services
  • Benefits of community engagement
  • Challenges of community engagement
  • Supporting infrastructure
  • Community engagement strategies
  • Supporting community engagement initiatives of academic institution
  • Co-curricular experiential learning community projects
  • Service learning courses
  • Small business development centers
  • Developing academic library community outreach initiatives
  • Going out to the community
  • Bringing the community in the library
  • Business by the book workshop series
  • Following up & closing the loop
  • Communicating the value of community engagement initiatives


How To Deal With Published Maps In Your Collection, Katherine Rankin May 2014

How To Deal With Published Maps In Your Collection, Katherine Rankin

Library Faculty Presentations

This program is aimed at archivists and other special collections staff who have published maps as opposed to manuscript maps as part of their collections but do not have much expertise in map librarianship. The program includes information on kinds of maps, the basic parts of a map including those found mainly on pre-19th century maps, how to store and preserve maps, why they should be cataloged, how cataloging rare maps differs from cataloging current maps, why maps should be classified with a standard classification system, how Library of Congress call numbers can be used to locate certain kinds of ...


Collaborative Organizational Infrastructures To Support Open Access Journals, Marianne A. Buehler Mar 2014

Collaborative Organizational Infrastructures To Support Open Access Journals, Marianne A. Buehler

Library Faculty Presentations

With the advancement of open access (OA) journal publishing opportunities in partnership with presses and faculty, libraries in alignment with intersecting academic values are fulfilling a need by supporting sustainable models of scholarly communication that incorporate disseminating faculty scholarship in collaboration with library and/or press staff and editors to “start up” an OA journal or transform an existing print journal to OA. Library staff that embrace faculty or student publishing partnerships are structuring and utilizing their scholarly communication skill sets by positioning the availability of open access publications to disseminate quality research results. University presses are also forging alliances ...


Utilizing Ir Content Discovery Streams, Marianne A. Buehler Mar 2014

Utilizing Ir Content Discovery Streams, Marianne A. Buehler

Library Faculty Presentations

Institutional repositories (IRs) host an abundance of unique and valued digital content. The premise of garnering scholarly and local collection materials is to engage them for visibility and accessibility. As an additional tool to assist in the process of creating an infrastructure for reachable content, the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway tool enables academic libraries to target individual repository collections to minimally harvest the metadata and be visible through WorldCat.org and OAIster. Collection items display their metadata while available full-text deposits from the Gateway create links to expose an IR’s record and the object itself that could include an ...


Navigating The Flow Of Value-Streams To The Seas Of Collection Management, Acquisitions, And Preservation, Greg W. Voelker, Richard J. W. Zwiercan, Michael Frazier Nov 2013

Navigating The Flow Of Value-Streams To The Seas Of Collection Management, Acquisitions, And Preservation, Greg W. Voelker, Richard J. W. Zwiercan, Michael Frazier

Library Faculty Presentations

Discusses the background, goals, achievements, focus, and criteria of Collection Management, Acquisitions, and Preservation.


Apps And Apple Devices: Productive Icloud Uses, Cyrus Ford Zarganj Oct 2012

Apps And Apple Devices: Productive Icloud Uses, Cyrus Ford Zarganj

Library Faculty Presentations

This program introduces useful apps for librarians who have two or more Apple devices such as an iPhone, iPad, or MacBook. You can learn how to use the iCloud, sync devices together, and about other useful apps for librarians to work on their projects from different places with different Apple devices without carrying files.


Digitizing And Hosting Streaming Media Directly From Libraries, Cyrus Ford Zarganj Oct 2012

Digitizing And Hosting Streaming Media Directly From Libraries, Cyrus Ford Zarganj

Library Faculty Presentations

The main objective of this poster is to show how libraries can provide an “online video library” to library users. Library users with a computer and an Internet connection can view videos through the library website. This poster also includes the technical aspects of making streaming videos available to library users.


Libraries And Sustainable Scholarly Content, Marianne A. Buehler, Maria A. Jankowska Oct 2012

Libraries And Sustainable Scholarly Content, Marianne A. Buehler, Maria A. Jankowska

Library Faculty Presentations

This presentation discusses the role of libraries in promoting sustainable practices by creating and utilizing a scholarly model of highlighting intellectual content and communication in academia. University community members aspire to collaborate, share, and showcase their sustainability research, activities, and beyond, in an institutional repository. This is an opportunity for libraries to promote scholarly communication that encompasses employing and building upon existing sustainability intellectual content. Research is locally and globally available at no cost to the reader. The social equity quotient is robust, engaging the academic community and public to freely locate research in an open access environment.

Learning Outcomes ...


Working Together: Journal Of Western Archives & Western Roundups, Tom D. Sommer May 2012

Working Together: Journal Of Western Archives & Western Roundups, Tom D. Sommer

Library Faculty Presentations

The idea of a Journal of Western Archives began in the early 2000s after plans were being made for a super regional meeting in Las Vegas, NV. It was during this collaborative time that University Archivists Gordon Daines proposed an idea to then Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists President John Murphy. Gordon wanted to establish a journal that would be for archivists working in the western United States. He noticed that as a researcher himself at BYU that archivists in the western United States didn’t publish as much as archivists in the eastern United States.

In 2002, Gordon approached CIMA ...