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Mission College, Thailand, Assignment: October 26 - November 8, 2000, Keith Clouten Nov 2000

Mission College, Thailand, Assignment: October 26 - November 8, 2000, Keith Clouten

Faculty Publications

This report tells the story of a library consultation visit to Mission College, a new Adventist post-secondary school situated in the hill country northeast of Bankok, Thailand.


The Library System Of Brazil As Observed In Brasilia, Brazil, Jeffrey T. Bowen Jul 2000

The Library System Of Brazil As Observed In Brasilia, Brazil, Jeffrey T. Bowen

Library Faculty Presentations & Publications

My wife and I visited Brazil in December and January this past year, spending the Christmas and New Year’s holidays there. Since my wife is Brazilian, I have taken an interest in exploring Brazilian culture and history. This interest, and the fact that we were in Brazil for a month, prompted me to take a couple of days to visit various libraries and see how things are done there. I visited three basic types of libraries in the capital district of Brasilia. The Universidade de Brasilia, Biblioteca Central (the University of Brasilia Central Library), two different types of public ...


Long Live The Library: The Place Of Print In An Age Of Electronic Information, Diane J. Graves Apr 2000

Long Live The Library: The Place Of Print In An Age Of Electronic Information, Diane J. Graves

Library Faculty Research

Americans tend to embrace new technologies and assume they are revolutionary. We believe that any new technology may be a silver bullet that renders obsolete our previous ways of doing things. We sometimes cling to those beliefs in the face of contradictory evidence. A current example of this kind of thinking is the notion that libraries are no longer necessary.Why do we have a perception that all information is becoming electronic?


What One Person Can Do: A Theory Of Personal Involvement In Establishing Library-Faculty Partnerships, Bruce Gilbert Jan 2000

What One Person Can Do: A Theory Of Personal Involvement In Establishing Library-Faculty Partnerships, Bruce Gilbert

Bruce Gilbert

Centers on some of the theoretical and philosophical concerns that are encountered in the process of establishing librarian-teacher-faculty relationships. These thoughts should be of interest to those (particularly librarians) who wish to establish such relationships or those who wish to re-think and revitalize existing relationships.


Narratives Of Engaging Women In Perceptions About Library Leadership, Elizabeth A. Curry Jan 2000

Narratives Of Engaging Women In Perceptions About Library Leadership, Elizabeth A. Curry

Library Faculty Presentations & Publications

This paper is a collage of women's perceptions about leadership. It focuses on women in library leadership. The impetus for this study is one of personal reflection, as well as an introductory excursion into qualitative research. I was interested in clarifying my own feelings and thoughts about leadership and learning more about the way other library leaders perceive themselves as leaders. I wanted to understand how women defined leadership and their roles as leaders. A related purpose was to see how people characterize themselves and develop an image of leadership according to the opinions of others. Participants had served ...


The Digital Millennium Copyright Act And Library Liability, Fred H. Cate Jan 2000

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act And Library Liability, Fred H. Cate

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


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.


Literary Reference Into The New Century, Michael Adams Jan 2000

Literary Reference Into The New Century, Michael Adams

Publications and Research

Changes in providing reference services for academic research in literature are examined, with the emphasis on the effects of new technologies.