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Collaboration Is Our Future, Clem Guthro Nov 2010

Collaboration Is Our Future, Clem Guthro

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


It's All In A Day's Work: Managing The Institutional Repository, Pamela Bluh Oct 2010

It's All In A Day's Work: Managing The Institutional Repository, Pamela Bluh

Faculty Scholarship

An overview of the decision to select the Digital Commons as the platform for the institutional repository and comments on why library technical services is well suited to manage the repository.


If The Shoe Fits: Institutional Repositories And Technical Services, Pamela Bluh Sep 2010

If The Shoe Fits: Institutional Repositories And Technical Services, Pamela Bluh

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No abstract provided.


Exploring The Political Dimensions Of Information Literacy Through Popular Film., Robert Detmering Jul 2010

Exploring The Political Dimensions Of Information Literacy Through Popular Film., Robert Detmering

Faculty Scholarship

Certain popular films contextualize the access, use, and interpretation of information within a political and social framework. As a result, these films function as alternative pedagogical sites for analysis and critique, facilitating critical thinking about information beyond the library and the classroom, and leading students to a deeper understanding of the fundamental need for information literacy. A conceptual basis for the consideration of film in politically engaged information literacy instruction is provided, supported by a discussion of three relevant films: Jason Reitman’s Thank You for Smoking (2006), Joel and Ethan Coen’s Burn after Reading (2008), and Oliver Stone’s W. …


The University Of Louisville School Of Music Guest Book : From Local Treasure To Online Resource., James Procell, Rachel Howard Jul 2010

The University Of Louisville School Of Music Guest Book : From Local Treasure To Online Resource., James Procell, Rachel Howard

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A collaboration between the University of Louisville’s Dwight Anderson Music Library and Digital Initiatives Department has resulted in the digitization of the University of Louisville School of Music Guest Book. Begun in 1949, the book contains signatures and handwritten messages from many of the most well-known musicians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This article describes the approach to scanning, cataloging, indexing, and providing full-text searchable online access to the guest book using CONTENTdm digital media management software. It addresses resource and technical challenges encountered and overcome.


Next Generation Libraries, Clem Guthro Apr 2010

Next Generation Libraries, Clem Guthro

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Optimizing Pdf Searchability With Google, Barbara West, Pat Newcombe, Steve Bobowicz Jan 2010

Optimizing Pdf Searchability With Google, Barbara West, Pat Newcombe, Steve Bobowicz

Faculty Scholarship

The Authors recount how they optimized pdf searchability of faculty scholarship on Digital Commons--an institutional repository. They used Adobe Professional to ensure the PDFs were searchable via the full text.


Universal Truths I Learned On The Mat: What Being A Yoga Instructor Taught Me About Teaching, Jill A. Smith Jan 2010

Universal Truths I Learned On The Mat: What Being A Yoga Instructor Taught Me About Teaching, Jill A. Smith

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No abstract provided.


Bobbleheads In Yale's Rare Book Collection!, Femi Cadmus Jan 2010

Bobbleheads In Yale's Rare Book Collection!, Femi Cadmus

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Leveraging A Library Collection Through Collaborative Digitization Ventures, Femi Cadmus, Fred Shapiro Jan 2010

Leveraging A Library Collection Through Collaborative Digitization Ventures, Femi Cadmus, Fred Shapiro

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No abstract provided.


The Recession Mounts The Ivory Tower: How The Lillian Goldman Law Library At Yale Has Met The Challenges Posed By A Declining Economy, Femi Cadmus, Blair Kaufman Jan 2010

The Recession Mounts The Ivory Tower: How The Lillian Goldman Law Library At Yale Has Met The Challenges Posed By A Declining Economy, Femi Cadmus, Blair Kaufman

Faculty Scholarship

The global recession has wrought havoc on the budgets of libraries worldwide, forcing administrators to reassess priorities and change direction midcourse. Privately funded academic libraries which typically rely heavily on large endowments have not been exempt and in fact have probably been hit the hardest. The challenges encountered by this long drawn financial crisis have ultimately provided opportunities to reassess priorities and conduct business more efficiently.