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The Past, Present, And Future Of Demand Driven Acquisitions, Edward A. Goedeken, Karen G. Lawson 2015 Iowa State University

The Past, Present, And Future Of Demand Driven Acquisitions, Edward A. Goedeken, Karen G. Lawson

Karen Lawson

The challenge of creating an effective and appropriate library collection has been further tested by the recent advent of what Clayton Christensen has termed “disruptive technology.” In his well-known study, The Innovator’s Dilemma, Christensen explores the impact of technological change on the business and other communities. For Christensen, technology can either be sustaining or disruptive. Sustaining technologies improve the performance of products and continue to make them valuable to the consumer. Disruptive technologies, on the other hand, initially underperform in the marketplace, but have a tendency to improve their quality at a rapid rate and eventually replace the established ...


The Past, Present, And Future Of Demand Driven Acquisitions In Academic Libraries, Edward A. Goedeken, Karen G. Lawson 2015 Iowa State University

The Past, Present, And Future Of Demand Driven Acquisitions In Academic Libraries, Edward A. Goedeken, Karen G. Lawson

Collections and Technical Services Publications and Papers

The challenge of creating an effective and appropriate library collection has been further tested by the recent advent of what Clayton Christensen has termed “disruptive technology.” In his well-known study, The Innovator’s Dilemma, Christensen explores the impact of technological change on the business and other communities. For Christensen, technology can either be sustaining or disruptive. Sustaining technologies improve the performance of products and continue to make them valuable to the consumer. Disruptive technologies, on the other hand, initially underperform in the marketplace, but have a tendency to improve their quality at a rapid rate and eventually replace the established ...


Mapping Lis Electives Across The Field: Collaborative Student Learning Outcome Development And Assessment, Bradley Wade Bishop, Theresa Parrish, Tony H. Grubesic 2015 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Mapping Lis Electives Across The Field: Collaborative Student Learning Outcome Development And Assessment, Bradley Wade Bishop, Theresa Parrish, Tony H. Grubesic

Bradley Wade Bishop

In higher education’s environment of accountability, the development and assessment of student learning outcomes (SLOs) are driven by both external stakeholder requirements for accreditation and internal institutional pressures to demonstrate student learning as the core function of universities and colleges. This paper presents a framework to reduce faculty workload and increase standardization of SLOs for LIS electives across multiple schools. The framework includes a value-added assessment with results that show a significant increase in the overall scores and specifically in areas of focus for the elective. This approach provides a framework for other popular LIS electives to collaborate across ...


Imls Place Grant: Press Release 2, PLACE Project Group 2014 University of New Hampshire

Imls Place Grant: Press Release 2, Place Project Group

PLACE Project

Press release dated October 25, 2014, describing the PLACE (Position-based Location Archive Coordinate Explorer) project that is funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services. The University of New Hampshire (UNH) library partnered with the UNH Earth Systems Research Center to develop a geospatial interface that is searchable by geospatial coordinates.

Sent to the Geoportal Web page (Patrick Florence).


Importance Of School Library Programs, Cynthia Strong 2014 Seattle Pacific University

Importance Of School Library Programs, Cynthia Strong

SPU Works

Within the discipline of library science, over 20 research studies have been done in the United States attesting to how high-quality school library programs contribute to improved academic achievement. On the other hand, in the fields of education, school counseling, administration, and school leadership, and so on, there is a dearth of scholarship and recognition of the positive impact librarians and library media program have on student success. This conceptual paper first presents an overview of the empirical research on school library programs and the positive impact they have on the academic achievement of students in the United States. Second ...


Cost Effectiveness Of Open Access Publications, Jevin D. West, Ted C. Bergstrom, Carl T. Bergstrom 2014 SelectedWorks

Cost Effectiveness Of Open Access Publications, Jevin D. West, Ted C. Bergstrom, Carl T. Bergstrom

Ted C Bergstrom

Open access publishing has been proposed as one possible solution to the serials crisis—the rapidly growing subscription prices in scholarly journal publishing. However, open access publishing can present economic pitfalls as well, such as excessive article processing charges. We discuss the decision that an author faces when choosing to submit to an open access journal. We develop an interactive tool to help authors compare among alternative open access venues and thereby get the most for their article processing charges. (JEL I2, C1, A1)


Project Management Open Access Presentation, Bruce Y. Yan 2014 Claremont Colleges

Project Management Open Access Presentation, Bruce Y. Yan

Interface Compendium of Student Work

This keynote presentation was created to illustrate the benefits of sharing your work to the open access community. It also contains information on showing how a user may copyright their work and provide attribution to other authors whose work they are borrowing from. Additionally, it contains notable works done by individuals around the world using open information and data accessible to the open access community.


Faculty Status, Tenure, And Professional Identity: A Pilot Study Of Academic Librarians In New England, Shin Freedman 2014 Framingham State University

Faculty Status, Tenure, And Professional Identity: A Pilot Study Of Academic Librarians In New England, Shin Freedman

Shin Freedman

abstract: Faculty status, tenure, and professional identity have been long-lasting issues for academic librarians for nearly forty years, yet there is little agreement on the benefits of faculty status. This paper examines faculty status and tenure for academic librarians and presents the results of a survey inquiry into professional identity, current and expected roles, views on faculty status and tenure, and personnel status of academic librarians in the New England area. The study affirms that 45 percent of the respondents have some combination of faculty status, tenure status, and faculty plus tenure status, and that 65 percent of academic librarians ...


Iran: Beyond The Headlines, Musselman Library 2014 Gettysburg College

Iran: Beyond The Headlines, Musselman Library

Musselman Library Exhibits & Events

Poster with Fall 2014 events for Iran: Beyond the Headlines series.

Iran: Beyond the Headlines is a learning series that includes book discussions, film screenings, and lecture designed to help us move past today's headlines and explore the history, art, culture, and everyday life of Iranians. Series events are schedules for September 2014 - April 2015. All events are free and open to the public.

http://www.gettysburg.edu/library/news/special_events/iran/index.dot


Olininfo, Fall 2014, Olin Library 2014 Rollins College

Olininfo, Fall 2014, Olin Library

OlinInfo

Newsletter of the Franklin W. Olin Library at Rollins College.


It Takes A Library: Growing A Robust Institutional Repository In Two Years, Todd A. Bruns, Stacey Knight-Davis, Ellen K. Corrigan, J. Steve Brantley 2014 Eastern Illinois University

It Takes A Library: Growing A Robust Institutional Repository In Two Years, Todd A. Bruns, Stacey Knight-Davis, Ellen K. Corrigan, J. Steve Brantley

Todd A. Bruns

In 2010, Booth Library began establishing an institutional repository, The Keep, an effort that involved multiple departments within the library. Potential content recruitment for the repository included large-scale digitization of archival materials and migration of previously created digital collections. Creation of the repository resulted in increased accessibility, better presentation of content that had existed on outmoded legacy web platforms, and the rescue of damaged content that had been disintegrating on other digital storage formats. By utilizing personnel across many departments and incorporating content from the Archives and Digital Collections areas, Booth Library has developed a robust institutional repository in only ...


Library Ledger, University of Southern Maine Libraries 2014 University of Southern Maine

Library Ledger, University Of Southern Maine Libraries

Library Ledger

Volume 9, Issue 1


Stall Times - Fall Semester 2014, Georgia State University Library 2014 Georgia State University

Stall Times - Fall Semester 2014, Georgia State University Library

University Library Stall Times

No abstract provided.


Modeling Object Relationships In Fedora Commons Using Rdf, Graham Hukill 2014 Wayne State University

Modeling Object Relationships In Fedora Commons Using Rdf, Graham Hukill

Library Scholarly Publications

Modeling digital object relationships with RDF statements is perhaps the single most important thing we do in creating our digital collections infrastructure. This presentation provides a brief overview of RDF, "triples", how they are utilized in Fedora Commons for modeling relationships between objects, and some future goals.


Digital Wisdom For A Digital Age: Spirituality And Technology In The 21st Century, Michael J. Paulus Jr., Ryan Ingersoll 2014 Seattle Pacific University

Digital Wisdom For A Digital Age: Spirituality And Technology In The 21st Century, Michael J. Paulus Jr., Ryan Ingersoll

Michael J. Paulus Jr.

No abstract provided.


Shelfscan: Streamlining Library Shelving, Expanding Quality Control, Lauren F. Brown, Jason Zentz, Osman Din 2014 Yale University

Shelfscan: Streamlining Library Shelving, Expanding Quality Control, Lauren F. Brown, Jason Zentz, Osman Din

Yale Day of Data

ShelfScan, a web-based application developed in house at Sterling Memorial Library, has streamlined the shelving process at SML and Bass and expanded quality control at multiple libraries by verifying materials scanned with a Bluetooth scanner against the library database.

Prior to ShelfScan, when a book was shelved in the library stacks, it was first opened in order to insert a paper “recently shelved” flag; later it was revisited and reopened to check call number order. This manual accuracy checking did not reveal other anomalies such as incorrect collection, incorrect availability status, or catalog discrepancies. With ShelfScan, books are shelved in ...


A Tragicomedy Of Communication And Information Dissemination Fails, Galadriel Chilton, Joelle Thomas 2014 Pacific University Library

A Tragicomedy Of Communication And Information Dissemination Fails, Galadriel Chilton, Joelle Thomas

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

No abstract provided.


Reference Databases Usage Statistics 2013-2014, Michael A. Cerbo II, Sarah Bannister 2014 University of Rhode Island

Reference Databases Usage Statistics 2013-2014, Michael A. Cerbo Ii, Sarah Bannister

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Statistics on the use of online reference databases at the University of Rhode Island during the period from July 2013 through June 2014. Includes COUNTER-compliant data on sessions, searches, turnaways, full text articles downloaded, and other metrics.


About This Journal: What Is A Kabod?, Brenda A. Ayres 2014 Liberty University

About This Journal: What Is A Kabod?, Brenda A. Ayres

The Kabod

This paper describes the meaning behind the title of the Liberty University Honors Program's publication, The Kabod.


A Genealogy Of The Lesbian Herstory Archives, 1974-2014, Rachel F. Corbman 2014 Yale University

A Genealogy Of The Lesbian Herstory Archives, 1974-2014, Rachel F. Corbman

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

This paper traces the collection development of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, a community based repository founded in 1974. I argue that the collection grew organically as a reflection of a dialogue between an evolving cohort of volunteer archivists and a community of donors. Primarily focusing on the first five years, this paper pinpoints key early decisions made by volunteer archivists. Specifically, I examine the Archives’ early collecting priorities and the introduction of the special collections in 1978. These decisions, I argue, laid the foundation for the Lesbian Herstory Archives and continue to shape it today, forty years later.


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