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The Southeastern Librarian V. 51, No. 4 (Winter 2003) Complete Issue Dec 2003

The Southeastern Librarian V. 51, No. 4 (Winter 2003) Complete Issue

The Southeastern Librarian

Complete issue of The Southeastern Librarian, volume 51, no. 4 (Winter 2003).


Stateside News Dec 2003

Stateside News

The Southeastern Librarian

Recent developments from SELA member institutions.


News From Around The Southeast Dec 2003

News From Around The Southeast

The Southeastern Librarian

Recent developments in librarianship in the southeastern United States.


Planning For The Future Of The Book: Some Longer-Term Financial Considerations In The Managemnent Of Book Stock, Patrick G. Scott Nov 2003

Planning For The Future Of The Book: Some Longer-Term Financial Considerations In The Managemnent Of Book Stock, Patrick G. Scott

Faculty Publications

Contrasts library costs for short-term access to digital collections for a delimited group of library users with the traditional free access and loan of now-ageing and irreplaceable print collections, suggests that future access to major research collections of printed material may well be fee-based, and argues that libraries need to plan for the future of their book stock with the same imagination and financial realism that has been given to digital resources. Presented in Plenary Session 1: the Future of the Book, at the Charleston Conference on Issues in Book & Serial Acquisition, Nov. 6, 2003, and subsequently published in the ...


What's Best For Students: Comparing The Effectiveness Of A Traditional Print Pathfinder And A Web-Based Research Tool, Trina J. Magi Oct 2003

What's Best For Students: Comparing The Effectiveness Of A Traditional Print Pathfinder And A Web-Based Research Tool, Trina J. Magi

University Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

This quantitative study compared a print pathfinder and a web-based research tool in library instruction for two sections of a first-year business course. The traditional print pathfinder received higher ratings on use, ease of use, and helpfulness, but both tools resulted in students citing a similar number of recommended sources.


The Southeastern Librarian V. 51, No. 3 (Fall 2003) Complete Issue Oct 2003

The Southeastern Librarian V. 51, No. 3 (Fall 2003) Complete Issue

The Southeastern Librarian

Complete issue of The Southeastern Librarian, volume 51, no. 3 (Fall 2003).


Distance Learners: Not Necessarily Distant, Rachel Viggiano Oct 2003

Distance Learners: Not Necessarily Distant, Rachel Viggiano

The Southeastern Librarian

The following paper was presented at the 2002 SELA/South Carolina Library Association Joint Conference in Charleston, South Carolina, as part of the “New Voices” program, sponsored by the University and College Libraries Section (UCLS) of SELA. The Southeastern Librarian is pleased to reprint the paper in its entirety.

The purpose of this paper is to examine many of the issues involved in providing library services to distance learners, and to discuss the growing overlap of services for traditional on-campus students and distance learners. Is the distinction between the two groups enough to merit a separation of services, or should ...


Suppressing The Commons: Misconstrued Patriotism Vs. A Psychology Of Liberation, Kathleen De La Peña Mccook Oct 2003

Suppressing The Commons: Misconstrued Patriotism Vs. A Psychology Of Liberation, Kathleen De La Peña Mccook

School of Information Faculty Publications

In these affairs, no gun is needed. The victims do it all themselves. And the bullets never miss.--Bruce Jackson, CounterPunch , May 2003 Libraries play an important role in community building by supporting the public sphere to provide a commons environment that addresses the need for people to meet and interact with others. (1) Additionally, the library preserves historical and cultural memory and maintains resources for discourse and decision-making. However, since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and the passage of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) Act ...


Review Of An Action Plan For Outcomes Assessment In Your Library, By Peter Hernon And Robert E. Dugan, Fred W. Jenkins Oct 2003

Review Of An Action Plan For Outcomes Assessment In Your Library, By Peter Hernon And Robert E. Dugan, Fred W. Jenkins

Roesch Library Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Libraries In The Cyberage, Part Iv, Mark Y. Herring Sep 2003

Libraries In The Cyberage, Part Iv, Mark Y. Herring

Dacus Library Faculty Publications

Is the book dead? Are libraries obsolete? Did the Internet murder both?


West Virginia Libraries 2003 Vol.56 No.3, Jennifer Soule Jun 2003

West Virginia Libraries 2003 Vol.56 No.3, Jennifer Soule

West Virginia Libraries Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Libraries In The Cyberage, Part Iii, Mark Y. Herring Apr 2003

Libraries In The Cyberage, Part Iii, Mark Y. Herring

Dacus Library Faculty Publications

The roots of librarianship have been sorely shaken by the Internet, but to what extent and how much remains to be seen.


Information Commons Issues And Trends: Voices From The Frontline, D. Russell Bailey Apr 2003

Information Commons Issues And Trends: Voices From The Frontline, D. Russell Bailey

Library Commons

Attendees at this ACRL panel were invited to increase their understanding of Information Commons (IC) concepts, models, planning, implementation and assessment. The event was a discussion panel with IC leaders regarding models that their libraries were developing, evolutionary processes their ICs have undergone, challenges and successes in the past years, and what the future holds.


The Southeastern Librarian V. 51, No. 1 & 2 (Spring/Summer 2003) Complete Issue Apr 2003

The Southeastern Librarian V. 51, No. 1 & 2 (Spring/Summer 2003) Complete Issue

The Southeastern Librarian

Complete issue of The Southeastern Librarian, volume 51, no. 1 & 2 (Spring/Summer 2003).


Stateside News Apr 2003

Stateside News

The Southeastern Librarian

Recent developments from SELA member institutions.


News From Around The Southeast Apr 2003

News From Around The Southeast

The Southeastern Librarian

Recent developments in librarianship in the southeastern United States.


Information Literacy For Music Librarians: Pre-Conference Workshop At Mla 2003, Monica Fazekas Feb 2003

Information Literacy For Music Librarians: Pre-Conference Workshop At Mla 2003, Monica Fazekas

Western Libraries Publications

No abstract provided.


The Future Of The Book: Does It Have One?, Mark Y. Herring Jan 2003

The Future Of The Book: Does It Have One?, Mark Y. Herring

Dacus Library Faculty Publications

While the book has been with us for two millennia, digital artifact threaten its permanence. Now we being to wonder if it has a future at all.


The Southeastern Librarian V. 50, No. 4 (Winter 2003) Complete Issue Jan 2003

The Southeastern Librarian V. 50, No. 4 (Winter 2003) Complete Issue

The Southeastern Librarian

Complete issue of The Southeastern Librarian, volume 50, no. 4 (Winter 2003).


New Academic Librarian As New Adjunct Faculty Member: Trial By Fire, Roxanne M. Spencer Jan 2003

New Academic Librarian As New Adjunct Faculty Member: Trial By Fire, Roxanne M. Spencer

The Southeastern Librarian

New academic librarian takes on formal classroom role, as adjunct assistant professor, due to shortage of library education faculty in a library media program. Describes development of an undergraduate children’s literature course. Discusses incorporation of web course software, online readings, and evaluative assignments for undergraduates. Gives examples of pitfalls and successes in developing and teaching a course at the college level for the first time. Offers perspective of the librarian in the formal classroom.


Low Tech And High Tech: The Spectrum Of Special Collections Use In A Technological Institute, Anne A. Salter, Marilyn Williamson Jan 2003

Low Tech And High Tech: The Spectrum Of Special Collections Use In A Technological Institute, Anne A. Salter, Marilyn Williamson

The Southeastern Librarian

The gradual expansion of the Georgia Institute of Technology ‘s Library and Special Collection has resulted in a unique and outstanding science and technological research facility. The process was expanded by a number of individuals who dedicated their professional years to improving the holdings. Unique among these treasures is the first edition of Newton’s Principia. Collecting, preserving, and utilizing the new technologies to expand access to this outstanding collection has proved challenging. The primary materials, carefully collected over the years, are being protected and made available through traditional means; while at the same time technological advances are being utilized ...


Off The Shelf And Into The Classroom: Working With K-12 Teachers To Integrate Digitized Collections Into Classroom Instruction, Tara Zachary Laver Jan 2003

Off The Shelf And Into The Classroom: Working With K-12 Teachers To Integrate Digitized Collections Into Classroom Instruction, Tara Zachary Laver

The Southeastern Librarian

Thanks to a grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Special Collections Department of LSU Libraries and the LSU digital library have been digitizing, cataloging, and making available via the World Wide Web selected documents and publications from the era of the Louisiana Purchase held by LSU and the New Orleans City Archives. A goal of the grant was to enhance K-12 teaching and learning by working with Louisiana teachers to integrate the use of the digital collection into their classroom activities. The digital collection’s availability on the web would also give access to any ...


Global Changes In Scholarly Communication, Suzanne E. Thorin Jan 2003

Global Changes In Scholarly Communication, Suzanne E. Thorin

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

For more than a decade, the cost of print and electronic journals, particularly in the sciences, has increased rapidly at the same time that the amount of research being reported via published articles has grown exponentially. With academic libraries being less and less able to purchase the journals needed for their communities, the use of the term scholarly communication has evolved to illustrate the breakdown of the process of traditional scholarly publication; that is, as a means to disseminate research results, the present system of scholarly communication can no longer meet the needs of the scholarly community at large.

When ...


Review Of The Enduring Library: Technology, Tradition, And The Quest For Balance By Michael Gorman, W. Bede Mitchell Jan 2003

Review Of The Enduring Library: Technology, Tradition, And The Quest For Balance By Michael Gorman, W. Bede Mitchell

Library Faculty Publications

This review was published in College and Research Libraries.


The Development Of The Niso Committee Ax's Openurl Standard, Arthur Hendricks Jan 2003

The Development Of The Niso Committee Ax's Openurl Standard, Arthur Hendricks

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

Describes the development of the OpenURL standard and how it will impact librarians and information technologists. Scope and application of the OpenURL standard; Transportation of metadata and identifiers about referenced works and their context from any information resource to a local link server; Roles of libraries and librarians.