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Next Generation Data Analytics: Text Mining In Library Practice And Research, Muhammad Arshad, Amjid Khan, Pervaiz Ahmed, Nadia Abbas Shah Dec 2020

Next Generation Data Analytics: Text Mining In Library Practice And Research, Muhammad Arshad, Amjid Khan, Pervaiz Ahmed, Nadia Abbas Shah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Text mining is the process and technique used for searching, retrieving and extracting high quality, useful and purposeful information from the ocean of unstructured and unclassified data and information in the form of text written in natural language. It is also referred to as text engineering, text data mining or text analytics. Text mining is an emerging field of research. The purpose of this paper is to review text mining in general and with special context to library and information science. Text mining involves artificial intelligence. Hence, this system is very efficient in its work as compared to human capabilities …


Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For December 2020, Cedarville University Dec 2020

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For December 2020, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


Repository Additions, December 2020, Cedarville University Dec 2020

Repository Additions, December 2020, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


2019-2020 Annual Report, Caroline L. Osborne Dec 2020

2019-2020 Annual Report, Caroline L. Osborne

Law Library Annual Reports and Assessments

No abstract provided.


Scholars' Mine Quick Facts December 2020, Nancy S. Krost Dec 2020

Scholars' Mine Quick Facts December 2020, Nancy S. Krost

Scholars’ Mine Statistics

Scholars' Mine Quick Facts are monthly reports of downloads, page hits, and other information about works in the institutional repository of Missouri S&T. A map with downloads by region is also included.


Rural Outreach Services Enrich Seniors’ Lives, Claire C. Goldstein Dec 2020

Rural Outreach Services Enrich Seniors’ Lives, Claire C. Goldstein

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Book Review: A Matter Of Facts: The Value Of Evidence In An Information Age, Terry Schiavone Dec 2020

Book Review: A Matter Of Facts: The Value Of Evidence In An Information Age, Terry Schiavone

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Public Library Collections In The Balance: Censorship, Inclusivity, And Truth, Jennifer Downey, Carrie E. Kitzmiller Dec 2020

Book Review: Public Library Collections In The Balance: Censorship, Inclusivity, And Truth, Jennifer Downey, Carrie E. Kitzmiller

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Dedication Despite Difficult Times, Catherine A. Liebau-Nelsen Dec 2020

Dedication Despite Difficult Times, Catherine A. Liebau-Nelsen

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Volume 9, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2020, Stacy Creel, Ph.D., Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D. Dec 2020

Volume 9, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2020, Stacy Creel, Ph.D., Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D.

SLIS Connecting

SLIS Connecting refereed open-access e-journal, Volume 9, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2020)


Public Health At The Public Library: Preventive Health Programs Implemented In Large Public Libraries, Uday Aj Patil Dec 2020

Public Health At The Public Library: Preventive Health Programs Implemented In Large Public Libraries, Uday Aj Patil

SLIS Connecting

Amid the opioid epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic, the public sector is consumed with health promotion and disease prevention. Preventive programs serve a significant purpose in ensuring population health and reducing burden on the healthcare system (Cohen et al., 2008; Neumann & Cohen, 2009). People are increasingly turning to educational resources outside of the traditional healthcare sector to ward off diseases or alleviate pre-existing conditions (Eakin et al., 1980; Eng et al., 1998). Public library systems often carry such resources, in print and multimedia form, at no cost. Some libraries are providing health programming to supplement, contextualize, or incentivize the use …


The Medical Library Association’S Role In Disseminating Information Related To The Covid-19 Pandemic, Michele Buscher Dec 2020

The Medical Library Association’S Role In Disseminating Information Related To The Covid-19 Pandemic, Michele Buscher

SLIS Connecting

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has been part of the library and information science field since 1898 (The Medical Library Association, 2020). According to the website, the mission of the organization is to promote library and information science knowledge and make it available and accessible to medical information specialists and the general public. This content analysis examines the Medical Library Association’s (MLA) role in the 2019/2020 COVID-19 public health crisis, specifically the ways in which the MLA has provided resources about the pandemic to libraries and librarians as well as the public.


An Analysis Of Library Closures And Covid-19: Are U.S. Libraries Closing Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic?, Garrett W. Jennings, Msls Dec 2020

An Analysis Of Library Closures And Covid-19: Are U.S. Libraries Closing Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic?, Garrett W. Jennings, Msls

SLIS Connecting

As of March 20, 2020, there have been 15,219 reported cases of COVID-19 in the United States of America (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2020b; Pan American Health Organization [PAHO], 2020). There are 16,568 public library buildings in the United States (American Library Association, 2019). Since they are community centers and publicly owned institutions, libraries are charged with ensuring that their patrons are taken care of and that they are serving their communities to the best of their ability.

The purpose of this study is to examine the rate of COVID-19 infections reported to the CDC in the …


Student Associations: News And Events, The University Of Southern Mississippi Dec 2020

Student Associations: News And Events, The University Of Southern Mississippi

SLIS Connecting

News and events from SLIS student groups: Library and Information Science Students Association (LISSA) and Southern Miss Student Archivists (SMSA).


From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, The University Of Southern Mississippi Dec 2020

From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, The University Of Southern Mississippi

SLIS Connecting

News and congratulations from SLIS Graduate Assistants for student, alumni, and faculty accomplishments, publications, and presentations.


Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel, Ph.D. Dec 2020

Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel, Ph.D.

SLIS Connecting

Spotlighting SLIS Faculty Dr. Jeff Hirschy, SLIS alum Michelle Finley, and asynchronous elective courses LIS 492 (H002)/LIS 692: Library Marketing & PR and LIS 691: LIS Research - Genealogy Research.


Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis Dec 2020

Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis

SLIS Connecting

News and updates from Southern Miss School of Library and Information Science Director, Dr. Teresa Welsh.


Measuring And Assessing Research Productivity Of Physics Scientist Dr R. G. Sonkawade, Mallikarjun Kappi, Balabhim Sankrappa Biradar Professor, Chaman Sab M Dr Dec 2020

Measuring And Assessing Research Productivity Of Physics Scientist Dr R. G. Sonkawade, Mallikarjun Kappi, Balabhim Sankrappa Biradar Professor, Chaman Sab M Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Dr R. G. Sonkawade is an Indian professor, Department of Physics Shivaji University, Kolhapur and Advisor cum OSD to Minister, Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra. Former dean, Medical Physicist and Scientist, the authors studied characteristic features, pattern and citation impact of the well-known Indian scientist and professor’s scientific research works. At his 20 years of research publishing career, He had 191 publications during 1998 – 2019 in various domains and present study was analysed 90 research publications based on SCOPUS database. The study categorizes and presents the data according to year-wise contribution, authorship pattern, collaborators & degree of …


Volume 8, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2019-20, Stacy Creel, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis Dec 2020

Volume 8, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2019-20, Stacy Creel, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis

SLIS Connecting

SLIS Connecting refereed open-access e-journal, Volume 8, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019-20)


An Examination Of The Tale The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse In The Usm De Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Tiffany Markulike Dec 2020

An Examination Of The Tale The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse In The Usm De Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Tiffany Markulike

SLIS Connecting

The purpose of this study is to examine the different versions of the classic folk tale Town Mouse, Country Mouse contained within the USM de Grummond Chldren's Literature Collection, including scholarly analysis, authorship, and changes over time in the details of the story.


School Libraries Get "Graphic": An Analysis Of Graphic Novels In The School Library Collection, Rebecca Lacoste Dec 2020

School Libraries Get "Graphic": An Analysis Of Graphic Novels In The School Library Collection, Rebecca Lacoste

SLIS Connecting

Graphic novels have been recognized by many professionals, researchers, and educators as a major factor in increasing student engagement. The purpose of this research is to analyze a middle school library's statistical data before and after the addition of graphic novels into the library collection. The study also analyzes the growth of scholarly literature related to graphic novels and school libraries. The compilation of this research should provide insight to school librarians, teachers, administrators, and researchers on the value and successes associated with the inclusion of graphic novels in the school library collection.


Bibliometric Analysis Of Biotechnology Research In Nigeria, Oladimeji Oladosu, Oladimeji Abimbola, Odejobi Bolaji Dec 2020

Bibliometric Analysis Of Biotechnology Research In Nigeria, Oladimeji Oladosu, Oladimeji Abimbola, Odejobi Bolaji

SLIS Connecting

The aim of this paper is to quantitatively analyze the volume and publication pattern of research in the field of biotechnology in Nigeria. A bibliometric analysis was carried out on documents related to biotechnology research in Nigeria published from 1988 – 2018 and indexed in SCOPUS database. The analysis results reveal an increase in biotechnology research in Nigeria since 1988, and the University of Ibadan is the most productive institution in terms of publications. The trend of biotechnology research in Nigeria portends growth in the future.


Lissa Newsletter, The University Of Southern Mississippi Dec 2020

Lissa Newsletter, The University Of Southern Mississippi

SLIS Connecting

News and events from SLIS student groups: Library and Information Science Students Association (LISSA),


From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, The University Of Southern Mississippi Dec 2020

From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, The University Of Southern Mississippi

SLIS Connecting

News and congratulations from SLIS Graduate Assistants for student, alumni, and faculty accomplishments, publications, and presentations.


Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel Dec 2020

Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel

SLIS Connecting

Spotlighting SLIS Adjunct Faculty Stephen Parks, JD; SLIS alum Dr. Tekla Ali Johnson; and three technical elective courses: LIS 416/516: Technology in School Libraries, LIS 457/557: Information Technology and Libraries; and LIS 458/558: Web Design and Evaluation.


Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis Dec 2020

Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis

SLIS Connecting

News and updates from Southern Miss School of Library and Information Science Director, Dr. Teresa Welsh.


Xsl File For Transformation Of Bepress Digital Commons Issue-Level Journal Xml To Crossref 4.4.2 Xml, Jeffrey M. Mortimore Dec 2020

Xsl File For Transformation Of Bepress Digital Commons Issue-Level Journal Xml To Crossref 4.4.2 Xml, Jeffrey M. Mortimore

Faculty Datasets

XSL stylesheet to transform bepress Digital Commons issue-level journal XML to Crossref 4.4.2 XML in preparation for batch upload to Crossref and DOAJ. As of December 2020, both Crossref and DOAJ accept Crossref 4.4.2 formatted XML for batch upload. Instructions appear in the stylesheet above the tag. Detailed instructions appear in a separate text file.


Accuracy Of References In Economics Literature: A Study Of Three International Journals, Mr. Raja Ram Bhat, Dr. P. S. Rajput Dec 2020

Accuracy Of References In Economics Literature: A Study Of Three International Journals, Mr. Raja Ram Bhat, Dr. P. S. Rajput

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The investigation explores the three international level journals of Economic Subject namely Global Economic Review, International Review of Applied of Economics and International Economic Journal. 150 references were selected for the investigation and verified, and 92 errors were detected in this paper. Total 65 (54%) References were incorrect. 55% (51) minor and 45% (41) major errors were identified. A systematic policy for reference accuracy was implemented in all the three economic journals by editorial board.


Top 30 Full Text Downloads By Series For Fy 2020 (7/1/19‐06/30/20) Digitalcommons@University Of Nebraska‐Lincoln, Paul Royster Dec 2020

Top 30 Full Text Downloads By Series For Fy 2020 (7/1/19‐06/30/20) Digitalcommons@University Of Nebraska‐Lincoln, Paul Royster

Digital Commons / Institutional Repository Information

Top 30 downloaded series, UNL Digital Commons FY 2020 (7/1/19—6/30/20)

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal) • Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension • Robert Katz Publications • Nebraska Law Review • Nebraska Tractor Tests • Management Department Faculty Publications • Publications from USDA-ARS / UNL Faculty • Faculty Publications, Department of Psychology • USDA National Wildlife Research Center - Staff Publications • Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings • Educational Administration: Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research • Electronic Texts in American Studies • Great Plains Quarterly • Public Access Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research from the College of Education …


Liaison And Scholarly Communication Librarians Collaborating To Support Faculty And Students, Sarah A. Norris, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco Dec 2020

Liaison And Scholarly Communication Librarians Collaborating To Support Faculty And Students, Sarah A. Norris, Sandy Avila, Buenaventura (Ven) Basco

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Chapter 18 of the ACRL publication titled, Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Organization and Engagements edited by Robin Canuel and Chad Crichton.