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Exploring Gender Disparities In The Utilization Of Electronic Information Sources Among Indian Doctoral Students: A Thematic Analysis, Jaswinder Pal Singh Mr., Baljinder Kaur Dr. Jan 2023

Exploring Gender Disparities In The Utilization Of Electronic Information Sources Among Indian Doctoral Students: A Thematic Analysis, Jaswinder Pal Singh Mr., Baljinder Kaur Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Electronic information sources are essential for PhD students in India's expanding higher education system. This cohort's gender differences in electronic information resource access, use, and choice are examined. Inclusion and diversity in digital academia need understanding how gender affects information-seeking and resource utilization. Academic equity policies are informed by qualitative thematic analysis of gender inequality. In the digital age, higher education gender equality is crucial. This study examines Indian PhD students' electronic information use by gender. Gender-related information-seeking habits and preferences are examined to find impediments and opportunities for equal access and use. Scholarship must address gender-related information access and …


Taking A Closer Look At The Codes List-Cookbooks For Gender And Academic Holdings, Jennifer Ottinger, Mlis Usm Slis Nov 2022

Taking A Closer Look At The Codes List-Cookbooks For Gender And Academic Holdings, Jennifer Ottinger, Mlis Usm Slis

SLIS Connecting

It is time to consider if cookbooks hold this disparity and closely look at the gender of authors in the culinary world. This study explored gender within the CODES List-Cookbooks 2019-2022, a juried list of cookbooks published 2018-2021, as well as determined if Texas public colleges and universities carry these titles. By evaluating this juried list of recommended cookbooks, libraries can use the research to take a closer look at their cookbook collection. The purpose of this study was to examine and analyze cookbooks from the CODES List- Cookbooks, 2019-2022, and ownership of the books by public colleges and universities …


Why Wikipedia Often Overlooks Stories Of Women In History, Lara Nicosia, Tamar Carroll Mar 2018

Why Wikipedia Often Overlooks Stories Of Women In History, Lara Nicosia, Tamar Carroll

Articles

Wikipedia's reliance on a volunteer editing base has resulted in a gender bias both in the quantity and quality of content around women. With less than 20% of Wikipedia's editors identifying as women, only 30% of biographical entries have been written about women and entries on women tend to be shorter and more focused on relationships and family roles than entries on men. This article explores the causes of Wikipedia's gender bias and offers ways that both individuals and institutions can help improve Wikipedia's content around women.


Gender Demographics And Perception In Librarianship, Patricia Mars Jan 2018

Gender Demographics And Perception In Librarianship, Patricia Mars

School of Information Student Research Journal

This article is an examination of the history of gender demographics in the field of librarianship. The historic development and subsequent "feminization" of librarianship continues to influence the gender wage gap and the disproportionate leadership bias in the field today. This article examines the stereotyping of librarians and the cyclical effect of genderizing the profession. Consideration of current trends and data in librarian demographics demonstrates a consistent decrease in gender diversity, accompanied by a troubling lack of women leaders and executives. Additionally, this article explores options for combating the gender perceptions that negatively impact women in library and information science …


Gender Roles And Gender Stereotypes In Four Newbery Award-Winning Books, Alex Paige Brower Sep 2017

Gender Roles And Gender Stereotypes In Four Newbery Award-Winning Books, Alex Paige Brower

SLIS Connecting

As gender equality has become a more prominent issue and men and women have become more equal, one would expect this change to be reflected in children’s literature. This study examines four Newbery-Award winning books to determine if this change is apparent.


Gender And Scholarly Publishing: What Students Need To Know, Lucretia Mcculley May 2016

Gender And Scholarly Publishing: What Students Need To Know, Lucretia Mcculley

University Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

As women and gender studies students emerge as citizens of the world, how can we educate them on scholarly communication issues? What role, if any, does gender play in successful scholarly publishing? How is open access publishing affecting global access to scholarship on gender? How do students’ lives on the Web influence their understanding of copyright?

Women and gender studies students need to understand the economics and legal aspects of scholarship, both as consumers and content creators. They need to be able to thoughtfully discuss who owns information, who controls it and who has access to it. Students also need …


“One Shots” Or “For-Credit” Teaching Information Lliteracy, Communication Is Key, Kiersten Cox, Vicki L. Gregory Aug 2013

“One Shots” Or “For-Credit” Teaching Information Lliteracy, Communication Is Key, Kiersten Cox, Vicki L. Gregory

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

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E-Karaoke For Gender Empowerment, Payal Arora Jul 2006

E-Karaoke For Gender Empowerment, Payal Arora

Payal Arora

A folksongs karaoke product has been created to increase usage of subtitled media to enhance literacy and technology use, particularly among girls in rural India. This entails generating and proliferating popular local folksongs with social and cultural themes of interest to girls, accompanied by the award-winning Same Language Subtitling (SLS) feature. In this paper, the prime goal is to discuss possible implications of this novel technology content on girls’ socialization, education, and activism. Based on initial findings from a pilot test of this product in schools, private and public in rural India, I propose that this product has the potential …