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From Panels To Shelves: The Evolving Intersection Of Comics And Italian Libraries. History, Issues, Perspectives, Andrea Tosti Jan 2024

From Panels To Shelves: The Evolving Intersection Of Comics And Italian Libraries. History, Issues, Perspectives, Andrea Tosti

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

Despite comics' popularity and cultural significance in Italy, its integration into Italian libraries has been slow, problematic, and uneven. This is reflected in the scarcity of academic research on the topic, which demands further in-depth exploration.

In the context of Italian libraries, characterized by chronic underfunding and staffing shortages, comics might be perceived as a low priority. However, as essential cultural institutions, libraries must strive to reflect both the contemporary era and the evolving reading habits of their audience. Comics, in this regard, could prove to be – and in part already are – a critical resource, a 'booster' for …


Developing And Sustaining A Graphic Scholarship Collection For Academic Libraries, Stewart Brower, Toni Hoberecht, Zane Ratcliffe, Bethie Seay Jan 2024

Developing And Sustaining A Graphic Scholarship Collection For Academic Libraries, Stewart Brower, Toni Hoberecht, Zane Ratcliffe, Bethie Seay

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

In early 2021, the Schusterman Library at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa satellite campus took a new step towards building a culture of interest by creating the Graphic Scholarship Collection. This new endeavor is a curated collection of graphic novels, primarily non-fiction, aligned with the academic programs on campus, as well as promoting University initiatives in diversity, equity, and inclusion. A new organizational structure for the collection materials and their circulation metrics will be examined in detail. There will also be consideration of the challenges of selection and acquisition by a mixed team of selectors, some of whom have no experience …


Use Of Mobile Applications For Information Management Among Library And Information Science Trainees In Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Nigeria, Blessing Babawale Amusan, Adepero Olajumoke Odumade Mrs. Oct 2023

Use Of Mobile Applications For Information Management Among Library And Information Science Trainees In Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Nigeria, Blessing Babawale Amusan, Adepero Olajumoke Odumade Mrs.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study is an assessment of the use of mobile applications for information management among year two National Diploma students in the Department of Library and Information Science, Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. The study adopted a survey method and questionnaire were administered on the 164 students from which 152 were completed and returned. The study discovered that the students commonly used mobile applications for managing information relating to their academic activities and were highly skilled in using mobile applications for streaming videos, sharing of documents and uploading of information using social media apps, but majority. The study also …


Strategic Growth Plan For Developing Indian Engineering Educational Institutes In The Era Of Emerging Areas Of Science And Technology, Sunita R. Patil Dr., Suresh K. Ukarande Dr. May 2023

Strategic Growth Plan For Developing Indian Engineering Educational Institutes In The Era Of Emerging Areas Of Science And Technology, Sunita R. Patil Dr., Suresh K. Ukarande Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Strategic growth plan is a road map of an institute looking for its continuous and sustainable development over certain time duration. Measuring the constant and sustainable growth of any higher and technical educational institute, the strategic goal plan is the blueprint focused towards achieving the vision and mission of the institute. The strategies in terms of short and long term goals, measured through performance indicators of academics, administration, finance, research and extension activities need to be identifies, defined, worked on it and should be monitored and evaluated against target settings. This article presents the Strategic Educational Growth Plan of K …


Efficacy Of Audio-Visual Aided Instruction For Improving Students’ Interest And Achievement In Stem Subjects: Implications For Library Practice, William Onu, Anthony Uchechukwu Uzoigwe, Fakolade Benjamin Ayodele, Oluwatoyin Comfort Oluwatosin, Deborah Dele May 2022

Efficacy Of Audio-Visual Aided Instruction For Improving Students’ Interest And Achievement In Stem Subjects: Implications For Library Practice, William Onu, Anthony Uchechukwu Uzoigwe, Fakolade Benjamin Ayodele, Oluwatoyin Comfort Oluwatosin, Deborah Dele

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Considering that science and technology is key to comprehending and providing solution to problems plaguing humanity, STEM education is vital to a great future. With this being so, students are encouraged to develop skills and competencies needed to become educators, innovators, researchers, and leaders in different STEM domains, who can solve the most pressing problems facing humanity, now and in the future. However, there seem to be shortage of interest from students to pursue STEM careers. In a bid contribute to raising the level of interest in STEM subjects, this study, conducted in Nsukka education zone of Enugu state, sought …


Evaluation Of The Availability And Utilization Status Of Texts In Core Subjects In Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, Abahcham V. Owan Jan 2022

Evaluation Of The Availability And Utilization Status Of Texts In Core Subjects In Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, Abahcham V. Owan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study evaluated primary texts' availability and utilisation status in core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies and Basic Science) in primary schools’ libraries in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State. The researchers formulated six null hypotheses to guide the study. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design. The target population of this study comprised a total of 30,036 teachers and pupils, distributed across the 73 public primary schools. A proportionate stratified sampling technique was used to select 30% and 5% of the available teachers and pupils in each school, resulting in a sample of 270 respondents. …


Maktabah Syamilah As An Information Seeking Tool For Higher Education In Islamic Studies, Asnil Aidah Ritonga Sep 2021

Maktabah Syamilah As An Information Seeking Tool For Higher Education In Islamic Studies, Asnil Aidah Ritonga

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study is a personal perspective from the experience of teaching Islamic Studies in a Master's Program of Islamic Higher Education. Students' limited knowledge and skills while seeking reference sources for Islamic studies serve as an obstacle in writing authentic academic works. Therefore, the use of Maktabah Syamilah as a reference tool for Islamic studies is very important for students. The skill of using Maktabah Syamilah is necessary because scientific works, including papers or research at Islamic universities, demand the use of original Arabic literature. Hence, proficiency in using this tool requires serious training and should be promoted by the …


Problem-Based Learning And Thinking Style Impact On Information Literacy Skill Improvement Among Islamic Education Department Students, A Gani, Siti Zulaikhah, Kamran Asat Irsyady, Ferry Muhammadsyah Siregar Aug 2021

Problem-Based Learning And Thinking Style Impact On Information Literacy Skill Improvement Among Islamic Education Department Students, A Gani, Siti Zulaikhah, Kamran Asat Irsyady, Ferry Muhammadsyah Siregar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The information literacy skill in Islamic Education is very important for students to achieve learning goals. Therefore, this research aims to analyze the impact of the problem-based learning model’s implementation and thinking styles on information literacy skill improvement among Islamic Education Department students. This is a quasi research with data collected through test instruments as well as questionnaires, and then analyzed descriptively and inferentially. Furthermore, the data processing results of information literacy skills and thinking styles were based on the SPSS v.25 programs using two-way analysis of variance with different cells. Based on the analysis of the differences in two …


The Effectiveness Of Sq3r Technique In Curbing Aliteracy Among High School Students In Ilesa, Southwest, Nigeria., Kolawole Akinjide Aramide Dr, Margaret Olusola Abimbola Mrs Jul 2021

The Effectiveness Of Sq3r Technique In Curbing Aliteracy Among High School Students In Ilesa, Southwest, Nigeria., Kolawole Akinjide Aramide Dr, Margaret Olusola Abimbola Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

When the ability to read does not match with the willingness to do so, students exhibit negative attitude to reading which is expressed by lack of interest in reading known as aliteracy. This study considered SQ3R- a reading technique as a panacea for curbing aliteracy among high school students in Ilesa, Southwest, Nigeria. Pre-test. post-test control group quasi-experimental design was used and the data analyzed using SPSS version 22 with frequency distribution and Paired Sample Test. The study involved 14 high school students, out of which, 6 (42.8%) were males while 8 (57.2%) were females. There was significant reduction of …


Principals’ Management Of Library Resources And Teachers’ Lesson Preparation Practices In Secondary Schools: A Predictive Evaluation, Valentine Joseph Owan, Rosemary O. Osim Ph.D., Emanghe E. Emanghe Ph.D., Eyiene Ameh Ph.D., John Asuquo Ekpenyong Jun 2021

Principals’ Management Of Library Resources And Teachers’ Lesson Preparation Practices In Secondary Schools: A Predictive Evaluation, Valentine Joseph Owan, Rosemary O. Osim Ph.D., Emanghe E. Emanghe Ph.D., Eyiene Ameh Ph.D., John Asuquo Ekpenyong

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The literature is predominated by studies seeking to clarify the extent of the availability, functionality, accessibility and/or utilisation of library materials in schools at various levels. The extent of principals' management of library resources and their contribution to the lesson preparation activities of teachers seems to have been under-researched. In bridging the gap, the current study was designed to assess the extent and contribution of principals’ management of library resources to teachers’ lesson preparation practices. Six specific objectives were of interest to the researchers. The quantitative research method, following the ex-post facto research design, was adopted. The stratified proportional random …


Professional Variables And Staff Readiness To Utilise Internet-Based Channels For Research Communication In An Era Of Covid-19, Valentine Joseph Owan, Levi Udochukwu Akah Phd., Mary Mark Ogbeche, Moses Eteng Obla Jun 2021

Professional Variables And Staff Readiness To Utilise Internet-Based Channels For Research Communication In An Era Of Covid-19, Valentine Joseph Owan, Levi Udochukwu Akah Phd., Mary Mark Ogbeche, Moses Eteng Obla

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study assessed the professional variables of academic staff in African varsities and their readiness to Utilise Internet-Based Channels for Research Communication in an era of Covid-19. Drawing from Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory, the study was guided by four null hypotheses. The quantitative research method based on the virtual cross-sectional survey design was adopted. A total of 8,591 academics in African universities were the targeted demographic of this study. However, data were collected from a virtual snowball sample of 1,977 respondents (males, N = 1347; females, N = 630) from 24 African countries. A validated electronic survey, with three …


Global Research On Andragogy: A Bibliometric Analysis, Shakil Ahmad, Saghir Mehar, Nadeem Siddique, Muhammad Ajmal Khan Jun 2021

Global Research On Andragogy: A Bibliometric Analysis, Shakil Ahmad, Saghir Mehar, Nadeem Siddique, Muhammad Ajmal Khan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study presents an overview of the published research in the field of andragogy using bibliometric methods. Scopus database produced a list of 698 manuscripts that were cited 2383 times with an average of 3.41 citations per publication. More than 89% of Scopus-based research on andragogy was published in the English language while 61% of this research was published in form of journal articles. Proceeding papers followed the journal articles in preferred types of publication that researchers opted to published their research in. The University of Ottawa was the most active institution publishing the highest number of publications followed by …


Quality Of Academic Improvement In Indonesia : A Bibliometric Analysis (2015-2020), Merlin Apriliyanti May 2021

Quality Of Academic Improvement In Indonesia : A Bibliometric Analysis (2015-2020), Merlin Apriliyanti

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This research collects and processes related journals with the title of improving academic quality by using publish or perish and vosviewer as a medium of analysis. By using these 2 applications, the author can analyze and conclude the data obtained. The method used in this research is the bibliometric technique, which analyzes the data using keywords as the start of the search and then concludes it into an output that can be used to determine the journal related to the title. The results of this discussion are, during 2015 to 2020 there were many countries, types of scientific works, and …


Application Of The Cluster Classification Data Mining Method To Child Illiteracy In Indonesia, Muhammad Arifin, Gita Widi Bhawika, M.A. Muazar Habibi, Winci Firdaus, Danu Eko Agustinova, Robbi Rahim Mar 2021

Application Of The Cluster Classification Data Mining Method To Child Illiteracy In Indonesia, Muhammad Arifin, Gita Widi Bhawika, M.A. Muazar Habibi, Winci Firdaus, Danu Eko Agustinova, Robbi Rahim

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The objective of this study is to cluster and classify data using a combination of the k-means and C4.5 methods. The process involves clustering and subsequent classification. The classification process uses k-folds = 10 and samples = stratified sampling. In this study, analphabets in Indonesia of a minimum age of 15 years (15+) were evaluated. The data are the percentage of analogs between 2017 and 2019. The dataset was obtained from https://www.bps.go.id and is accessible at https://osf.io/crwug. In this study, the Davies Bouldin index (DBI) was used to determine the number of clusters with an optimal DBI value of k …


Analyzing The Students' Learning Behaviour For A Technical Course During Covid-19, Ashu Taneja, Ishwar Dutt, Ajay Sharma Feb 2021

Analyzing The Students' Learning Behaviour For A Technical Course During Covid-19, Ashu Taneja, Ishwar Dutt, Ajay Sharma

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the learning behaviour of students towards a technical course in the two learning modes, remote learning (online) and in-person learning (offline). Due to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in India, the educational fraternity has successfully reached out to the students using the various virtual tools available. Although, the offline mode of teaching-learning i.e. the actual classroom interaction is quite important as far as a technical course is concerned, but during these tough times the online platforms like Zoom, Webex meetings, Google meet have made the teaching-learning feasible remotely at any time from …


Impact Of Covid-19 On Indian Higher Education, Mvv Prasad Kantipudi, John Moses C. Dr., Rajanikanth Aluvalu Dr., Tarun Goud Golyalla Mr. Jan 2021

Impact Of Covid-19 On Indian Higher Education, Mvv Prasad Kantipudi, John Moses C. Dr., Rajanikanth Aluvalu Dr., Tarun Goud Golyalla Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The worldwide pandemic due to the new coronavirus Covid-19 is playing a vital role in higher education systems. Some of the important affects are disturbing the completion of the terminal exam, completing the syllabus, starting of the new academic year and loss of jobs. The Covid-19 pandemic motivates the education institutions and stakeholders for remote learning as well as it makes a new challenge in global economies. This article focuses the challenges on higher education in the era of Covid-19 pandemic as well as some solutions to continue the higher education. Particularly, this aims to describe the impact of higher …


Design And Implementation Of Competency Based Lis Pedagogy: An Experiential Approach With Dlis Centre At Rajagiri College Of Social Sciences (Autonomous) Kerala, India-A Case Study, Neethu Mohanan, Vijesh P V Oct 2020

Design And Implementation Of Competency Based Lis Pedagogy: An Experiential Approach With Dlis Centre At Rajagiri College Of Social Sciences (Autonomous) Kerala, India-A Case Study, Neethu Mohanan, Vijesh P V

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Utilization of collective manpower in an effective manner is the key to the success of every organization. LIS Students need to be more practical and trained with intensive and extensive knowledge about the use of IT, Communication as well as Soft skills. A competency-based pedagogy and interdisciplinary approach within the institutions can deal with all these. Pedagogy is the approach to learning, refers to the theory and practice of learning, and how this process influences the social, political and psychological development of learners. LIS schools have redesigned their teaching-learning techniques to a great extent to keep track of the latest …


“Onlaing” A Distance Learning Management Information System Platform With Heutagogy Approach In Industrial Revolution 4.0: A Design, D. Djadir, R. Rusli, Ansari Saleh Ahmar, Abdul Rahman, Helmi Abdullah Sep 2020

“Onlaing” A Distance Learning Management Information System Platform With Heutagogy Approach In Industrial Revolution 4.0: A Design, D. Djadir, R. Rusli, Ansari Saleh Ahmar, Abdul Rahman, Helmi Abdullah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this study was to design distance learning platform using heutagogy approach. This study is expected to help to improve the quality of student learning outcomes and to motivate students to learn. This type of research is the development of research, known as research and development (R&D). The design of this study adapting by the SDLC model. The aim of this study is to design an online platform in Industrial Revolution 4.0 using Heutagogy Approach. The design will use the website programming namely PHP and MySQL as databases. Result of this study: the design and development of distance …


Re-Positioning The 21st Century University Libraries In Nigeria: The Role Of Librarians And The Need For Innovative Services For Sustainable Development, Lawrence Arumuru Jan 2020

Re-Positioning The 21st Century University Libraries In Nigeria: The Role Of Librarians And The Need For Innovative Services For Sustainable Development, Lawrence Arumuru

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study looked at repositioning the 21st century university libraries in Nigeria: the role of librarians and the need for innovative services. The 21st Century as brought about different technological innovations which has invariable turned the world into a global village or knowledge society where information can be accessed with ease from any location irrespective of the distance. These have brought about huge challenges to libraries, librarians and the library profession generally to look for more proactive ways of generating information and making the generated information available to library users. This paper has successfully discussed issues that has …


Documenting Undocumented Motives Influencing The Career Choice Of The First-Year Science And Math Student Teachers In Indonesia, Amirul Mukminin, Masbirorotni Masbirorotni, Lenny Marzulina, Dian Erlina, Akhmad Habibi, Fridiyanto Fridiyanto, Mia Aina, Nunung Fajaryani, Nurulanningsih Nurulanningsih Sep 2019

Documenting Undocumented Motives Influencing The Career Choice Of The First-Year Science And Math Student Teachers In Indonesia, Amirul Mukminin, Masbirorotni Masbirorotni, Lenny Marzulina, Dian Erlina, Akhmad Habibi, Fridiyanto Fridiyanto, Mia Aina, Nunung Fajaryani, Nurulanningsih Nurulanningsih

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of this study was to investigate the motives that were instrumental in driving the first-year science and math student teachers to be a teacher at one public university in Sumatra, Indonesia. A questionnaire and semi-structured interviews were used to collect the data. 378 participants completed questionnaires consisting of 318 females and 60 males while the interview data were collected from voluntary participants. The data of the fulfilled questionnaires were calculated as percentage of their whole results while the data of the interviews were carefully analysed by looking at the responses from all interviewees. Our results indicated that there …


Effect Of Using “Just-In-Time Teaching (Jitt)” Method And “Modified Lecture” Method In Teaching Cataloguing And Classification Courses In Anambra State, Tochukwu Victor Nwankwo, Angela Ifeoma Ndanwu Mrs, Victoria Obianuju Ezejiofor Mrs May 2019

Effect Of Using “Just-In-Time Teaching (Jitt)” Method And “Modified Lecture” Method In Teaching Cataloguing And Classification Courses In Anambra State, Tochukwu Victor Nwankwo, Angela Ifeoma Ndanwu Mrs, Victoria Obianuju Ezejiofor Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was designed to investigate the effect of just-in time on the academic achievement and interest of students offering cataloguing and classification course in Anambra State. In other to effectively carry out the study, it adopted the quasi experimental design particularly the pretest and posttest non-equivalent control group. The sample for the study comprised of 81 students from 2 selected tertiary schools (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; and Federal Polytechnic Oko) out of five tertiary schools in the area using purposive random sampling technique. The instrument for data collection was Cataloguing and Classification Achievement Test (CCAT) validated by two lectures …


Open Textbook Project, Sue Ann Gardner Oct 2018

Open Textbook Project, Sue Ann Gardner

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries: Conference Presentations and Speeches

An overview of an open educational resource textbook project administered from the University Libraries, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Images of some of the textbook authors are included.


Connect Oer Annual Report, 2016-2017, Brady Yano Sep 2017

Connect Oer Annual Report, 2016-2017, Brady Yano

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Earlier this year, SPARC launched Connect OER—a platform to share and discover information about Open Educational Resources (OER) activities at campuses across North America. Through Connect OER, academic libraries create and manage profiles about their institution’s efforts on OER, producing valuable data that we use to populate a searchable directory and produce an annual report.

As the first Connect OER Annual Report, this document summarizes insights from the Connect OER pilot, which ran from May - July 2017. The data encompass 65 SPARC member libraries spanning 31 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces who participated in the pilot. Our analysis …


Copyright And The Use Of Images As Biodiversity Data [Forum Paper], Willi Egloff, Donat Agosti, Puneet Kishor, David J. Patterson, Jeremy A. Miller Mar 2017

Copyright And The Use Of Images As Biodiversity Data [Forum Paper], Willi Egloff, Donat Agosti, Puneet Kishor, David J. Patterson, Jeremy A. Miller

Concepts in Animal Parasitology Textbook

Taxonomy is the discipline responsible for charting the world’s organismic diversity, understanding ancestor/descendant relationships, and organizing all species according to a unified taxonomic classification system. Taxonomists document the attributes (characters) of organisms, with emphasis on those can be used to distinguish species from each other. Character information is compiled in the scientific literature as text, tables, and images. The information is presented according to conventions that vary among taxonomic domains; such conventions facilitate comparison among similar species, even when descriptions are published by different authors.

There is considerable uncertainty within the taxonomic community as to how to re-use images that …


Where Science Intersects Pop Culture: An Informal Science Education Outreach Program, Raychelle Burks, Kiyomi D. Deards, Erica Defrain Jan 2017

Where Science Intersects Pop Culture: An Informal Science Education Outreach Program, Raychelle Burks, Kiyomi D. Deards, Erica Defrain

UNL Libraries: Faculty Publications

Attracting a general audience to STEM topics can be a challenge, and developing engaging and interactive instruction is important for educators in all fields. While many chemical educators have successfully used pop-culture themes to introduce their students to scientific concepts, these encounters are largely limited to formal classroom environments. Inspired by the successes of community science programs such as Science Café and Nerd Nite, science educators from two Nebraska campuses sought to broaden the exposure of their pop-culture themed class lectures, and created the SciPop Talks! program. Now entering its fifth year, this informal educational outreach program has become a …


New Frameworks, New Friends: New Literacies Alliance (Nla), Open Access Information Literacy Instruction & Collaboration, Heather Healy, Julie Hartwell Apr 2016

New Frameworks, New Friends: New Literacies Alliance (Nla), Open Access Information Literacy Instruction & Collaboration, Heather Healy, Julie Hartwell

Nebraska Library Association: Conferences

The New Literacies Alliance (NLA) consortia collaboration creates online, open access lessons that are based on ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The lessons are designed to teach students the literacies needed for academic success and lifelong learning. Discover how librarians and instructors can freely embed these lessons into their courses and become members of the collaboration to actively participate across institutional borders in the creation of new lessons. Listen to two librarians share how they implemented NLA lessons in an online course and in a flipped classroom environment. The session examines planning for initial lesson use, differing …


Summer Libguide Workshops: Making Our Digital Content More User-Friendly, Eleanor Johnson Apr 2016

Summer Libguide Workshops: Making Our Digital Content More User-Friendly, Eleanor Johnson

Nebraska Library Association: Conferences

In July of 2015, a series of internal library workshops were conducted to improve the quality and accessibility of our LibGuides. The Summer LibGuides Revamp was a four week series, with each week focusing on a different aspect of LibGuides best practices. Each workshop built upon the last one in a scaffolding approach: the profile box/guide homepage, links, appearance, and accessibility. A key component of the workshops was two hours of reserved time each week for participants to work on their LibGuides in a computer lab. Participants had devoted time for implementing ideas from that week’s lesson with others working …


Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring And The University Library, Heidi Blackburn, Claire E. Chamley Apr 2016

Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring And The University Library, Heidi Blackburn, Claire E. Chamley

Nebraska Library Association: Conferences

An activity often reserved for children, coloring books for adults rose from hipster trend to global phenomenon beginning in 2013. Adults flocked to the activity for a variety of reasons, including stress relief, socialization, a way to unplug from technology or even as a way to gain social status by appearing trendy. Participants reported enjoying the tactile, interactive nature of the books as a respite from constant screen time. Coloring books became big business for craft suppliers and bookstores by 2015. Coloring books shot to the top of the Best Sellers list on Amazon and were prominently displayed in book …


Can Smaller Colleges Use The Aac&U Rubrics?, Gloria F. Creed-Dikeogu Apr 2016

Can Smaller Colleges Use The Aac&U Rubrics?, Gloria F. Creed-Dikeogu

Nebraska Library Association: Conferences

This article introduces the American Association of Colleges and University’s (AAC& U) Value Rubrics to smaller colleges and describes how the Value Rubrics (2009) offered free to download from the AAC&U website may be used as effective assessment tools in academic and information literacy courses and programs on their campuses. This article also describe why and how a small Kansas college has proceeded to use the AAC&U Value Rubrics alongside the SAILS pre- and post-test to assess a for-credit information literacy course offered to undergraduate students.


Craft Publishing: A Proposal For A Programmatic Paradigm Shift In Academic Libraries, Sue Ann Gardner, Paul Royster, Linnea Fredrickson, Brian Rosenblum, L. Ada Emmett Apr 2016

Craft Publishing: A Proposal For A Programmatic Paradigm Shift In Academic Libraries, Sue Ann Gardner, Paul Royster, Linnea Fredrickson, Brian Rosenblum, L. Ada Emmett

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries: Conference Presentations and Speeches

This presentation will include the parameters by which an effective, at-cost publishing program may be structured in academic libraries. With advances in technology, electronic storage, and connectivity, and contrary to the claim that such activities may result in a “race to the bottom,” libraries have proven to be natural entities within which to effect a paradigm change in scholarly publishing. Activities to date, however, have been more often than not underfunded and understaffed. Even among those that have been well supported, efforts across the community have been ad hoc. Within the context of recent initiatives and discussions, the authors will …