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Introduction To Marshall Digital Scholar/Everything You Thought You Knew About Copyright, Jingping Zhang, Monica Brooks, Paris E. Webb, Larry Sheret Jan 2014

Introduction To Marshall Digital Scholar/Everything You Thought You Knew About Copyright, Jingping Zhang, Monica Brooks, Paris E. Webb, Larry Sheret

Monica Brooks

Copyright Primer: demystifying the law and best practices for librarians. Ignorance of the law is no longer acceptable and individuals can now be assessed astronomically high statutory damages per infringement. Join us for a frank and informative discussion regarding current copyright law and application in your library when working with digital publisher content. We don’t pretend to have all the answers but our team will share our MDS workflow for securing permissions for inclusion in the institutional repository for public access


Irresistable: How An Ir (Institutional Repository) Can Improve Library Collections While Preserving The Past, Monica Brooks, David Evans, Tim Tamminga, Jingping Zhang, Gretchen Beach, Nat Debruin, Larry Sheret, Thomas L. Walker Ii, Paris E. Webb Jan 2014

Irresistable: How An Ir (Institutional Repository) Can Improve Library Collections While Preserving The Past, Monica Brooks, David Evans, Tim Tamminga, Jingping Zhang, Gretchen Beach, Nat Debruin, Larry Sheret, Thomas L. Walker Ii, Paris E. Webb

Monica Brooks

Marshall University’s IR team will discuss the creation, progress, and benefits of the Marshall Digital Scholar, an online institutional repository. There will be time for libraries, large and small, to ask questions about digital collecting and digital projects.


Wvvln Distance Education Forum#11;Return On Investment (Roi) Discussion: Mu Library Example, Monica Brooks, Crystal L. Stewart Aug 2012

Wvvln Distance Education Forum#11;Return On Investment (Roi) Discussion: Mu Library Example, Monica Brooks, Crystal L. Stewart

Monica Brooks

No abstract provided.


Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton Aug 2012

Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton

Monica Brooks

No abstract provided.


Planning Strategies For Cooperative Library Programs For Rural And Distance Learners In West Virginia, Monica Brooks, Lynne Edington Aug 2012

Planning Strategies For Cooperative Library Programs For Rural And Distance Learners In West Virginia, Monica Brooks, Lynne Edington

Monica Brooks

West Virginia faces geographic obstacles and economic problems in providing quality higher eduction to its residents. Marshall University (MU) and Marshall University Graduate College (MUGC) merged on July 1, 1997 and are integrating their library services including those to rural and distance learners. Beyond traditional document delivery, both institutions are focusing on electronic resources and Web access. MU and MUGC are making significant efforts to enhance the electronic infrastructure and have developed strategies to take advantage of the recent merger by combining services.


Hip High-Tech Purchases Don't Always Work Out As Planned, Monica Brooks Aug 2012

Hip High-Tech Purchases Don't Always Work Out As Planned, Monica Brooks

Monica Brooks

Since technology is so expensive, making the wrong purchasing decisions can have severe financial consequences. The purpose of this article is to describe three technology decisions that failed to achieve their original intent. For each of the three, the author's discuss the expectations of the chief information officer, the vendor's sales pitch, why the product was chosen, what went wrong and why, and the lessons that were learned. The article concludes by suggesting ways to minimize these sorts of costly technology decisions and by describing how students found ways to make the most of technology gone awry.


Mexican American Mountaineer, Monica Brooks Aug 2012

Mexican American Mountaineer, Monica Brooks

Monica Brooks

No abstract provided.


Organizational Leadership In Academic Libraries : Identifying Culture Types And Leadership Roles, Monica Garcia Brooks Aug 2012

Organizational Leadership In Academic Libraries : Identifying Culture Types And Leadership Roles, Monica Garcia Brooks

Monica Brooks

The purpose of this study is to identify organizational culture types and leadership roles among research and non-research libraries in higher education institutions in the United States and to reveal trends that can assist in enacting needed organizational change. Organizational culture and leadership are two intertwined concepts that are strongly aligned with the human element of any supervisory experience. According to Crosby, they help “nurture effective and humane organizations” (Crosby, 2004). This research project sought to test the claims brought forth by library researchers such as Kaarts-Brown et al. in which they reported a tie between the library manager’s ability …