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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 ...


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.


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)


Hacking Dc: Using Dc's Native Features In Unintended Ways, Michael Priehs, Joshua Neds-Fox 2014 Wayne State University

Hacking Dc: Using Dc's Native Features In Unintended Ways, Michael Priehs, Joshua Neds-Fox

Library Scholarly Publications

The Digital Commons software is relatively feature-rich, but as repository managers we often find ourselves thinking, "I wish I could..." This presentation, delivers at the Digital Commons Great Lakes User Group annual meeting at Valparaiso University, IN, outlines two relatively easy extensions of Digital Commons that use its native features in novel ways. One ("Preserving and Tracking Permissions in Digital Commons") takes advantage of the system to manage permissions recordkeeping, and the other ("Paper of the Day Emails") exploits the quarterly archive for an automatic marketing program. Attendees will discover sustainable ways to keep themselves in copyright compliance and their ...


Evaluation Of The Use Of University Library Resources And Services By The Students Of Paul University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria, EMENIKE CHIEMEKA NKAMNEBE, OBIORA KINGSLEY UDEM, CHIBUZOR BLESSING NKAMNEBE 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Evaluation Of The Use Of University Library Resources And Services By The Students Of Paul University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria, Emenike Chiemeka Nkamnebe, Obiora Kingsley Udem, Chibuzor Blessing Nkamnebe

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study evaluated the use of library resources and services by students of Paul University, Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey research method and employed a structured questionnaire and observations as instruments for data collection. The entire population of 276 students of Paul University Awka was involved in the study. The study was guided by 6 research questions. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics which include percentages, frequencies and mean rating. Findings revealed that students fairly use the library for their studies. Observation shows that they use the library most during examination periods. It ...


A Review On Literatures In Planning And Managing Of Islamic Wealth Distribution (2001-2013), MUHAMMAD RIDHWAN AB. AZIZ, MOHAMMAD NOORIZZUDDIN NOOH, KHAIRIL FAIZAL KHAIRI, FUADAH JOHARI, AZRUL AZLAN ISKANDAR MIRZA, NURUL IZZATI NORDIN 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

A Review On Literatures In Planning And Managing Of Islamic Wealth Distribution (2001-2013), Muhammad Ridhwan Ab. Aziz, Mohammad Noorizzuddin Nooh, Khairil Faizal Khairi, Fuadah Johari, Azrul Azlan Iskandar Mirza, Nurul Izzati Nordin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

One of the roles of planning and managing wealth distribution is to avoid assets from continuously remain frozen. Thus, managing and planning Islamic wealth distribution is an important attempt in order to make sure Muslims community is well protected. There are various types of instruments applied in managing and planning wealth distribution that follows Shariah rules. Thus, the objective of this article is to examine the related literatures in planning and managing of Islamic wealth distribution between years 2001-2013. The methodology of this article is through qualitative research based on document-analysis on previous articles and literatures on Islamic wealth distribution ...


Evaluation Of Medical Librarians’ Level Of Information And Communication Technology Skills Based On Mla Statements: A Study In Iran, Mina Tavassoli-Farahi, Masoumeh Tajafari, Iman Tahamtan 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Evaluation Of Medical Librarians’ Level Of Information And Communication Technology Skills Based On Mla Statements: A Study In Iran, Mina Tavassoli-Farahi, Masoumeh Tajafari, Iman Tahamtan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Due to the importance of ICT skills, several leading associations have released guidelines on needed ICT skills for librarians. In this study, Medical Library Association (MLA) statements on ICT skills were used for evaluating medical librarians’ level of information and communication technology expertise in Iran. A census sampling method was used. Chief Librarians working in college libraries affiliated to the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) in Iran participated in this study. Findings showed that based on MLA’s skill statements, medical LIS professionals working in medical, dental and pharmacy colleges possessed adequate skill in communications and information infrastructure ...


Accessibility And Use Of Electronic Journals At Iranian University Libraries, Masoumeh Tajafari 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Accessibility And Use Of Electronic Journals At Iranian University Libraries, Masoumeh Tajafari

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Today, e-journals play a significant role in meeting information needs of scholars. On the other hand, each year publishers demand higher costs for e-journals subscription. Librarians seek ways to assess the use of e-journals in order to determine how well they meet users' needs and to justify increases in budget for e-journals acquisition. This study aimed to assess accessibility and use of e-journals by the research scholars at top ten university libraries affiliated to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) in Iran. Questionnaire was adopted for data collection and a total of 1380 research scholars participated in this ...


Application Of Citation Analysis In The Development Of Core Nigerian Languages Texts In Nigeria University Libraries, Ifeanyi J. Ezema, C.F. Ugwuanyi 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Application Of Citation Analysis In The Development Of Core Nigerian Languages Texts In Nigeria University Libraries, Ifeanyi J. Ezema, C.F. Ugwuanyi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this paper is to develop core books in Nigerian languages using citation analysis. A total of 449 theses and dissertations submitted to the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages in six Nigerian universities from 1996 to 2007 constituted the population. The universities are University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), University of Ife (OAU), University of Lagos (UNILAG), University of Ibadan (UI), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU) and University of Benin (UNIBEN). A bibliometric study was conducted using indicators such as types of cited sources, most frequently cited books and the most frequently cited authors. A total of 27 ...


Postgraduate Law Students Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour: Implications For Improved Provision Of Resources And Services In Nigerian Institute Of Advanced Legal Studies Library In Lagos State, Uluocha Anyaogu Mrs. 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Postgraduate Law Students Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour: Implications For Improved Provision Of Resources And Services In Nigerian Institute Of Advanced Legal Studies Library In Lagos State, Uluocha Anyaogu Mrs.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Adequate knowledge about the information needs and seeking behaviour of users is vital for developing library resources, services and facilities to meet their information needs effectively. The purpose of this study is to find out the various legal resources available to Postgraduate law students; their information needs and seeking behaviour; the sources/services utilized by them and their level of satisfaction with the information obtained from the sources in the library. The population of study consists of 323 Postgraduate law students registered at NIALS library since year 2013. Total enumeration sampling technique was used to select all the registered students ...


To What Extent Have Icts Contributed To E-Governance In Uganda?, Robert Waiswa, Constant Okello-Obura 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

To What Extent Have Icts Contributed To E-Governance In Uganda?, Robert Waiswa, Constant Okello-Obura

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) continue to receive unprecedented attention because of their pervasive influence on society. One such sphere of influence is their role in empowering the citizenry in tackling the fundamental facets of governance which, according to the World Bank, include: graft, rule of law, government effectiveness, voice and accountability, political instability and violence, and regulatory burden – a role giving rise to the concept of e-Governance. Uganda has variously attempted to promote e-Governance; huge sums of financial resources and other factor inputs have been sunk in ICT initiatives. The question which arises is, to what extent has ...


Awareness And Use Of Scholarly Electronic Journals By Members Of Academic Staff: A Case Study Of Dar Es Salaam University College Of Education (Duce), Nelson Msagati 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Awareness And Use Of Scholarly Electronic Journals By Members Of Academic Staff: A Case Study Of Dar Es Salaam University College Of Education (Duce), Nelson Msagati

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

No abstract provided.


Tuberculosis (Tb) Research In India During 2004-2013: A Bibliometric Analysis, Rabindra K. Maharana, Ashok Kumar Das, Jayanta Kumar Sahu 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Tuberculosis (Tb) Research In India During 2004-2013: A Bibliometric Analysis, Rabindra K. Maharana, Ashok Kumar Das, Jayanta Kumar Sahu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is a bibliometric analysis of all Indian tuberculosis publications over the past 10 years, in the national/ international journals of repute. Utilizing the Scopus database, 7945 documents of Indian researcher’s publications data on tuberculosis research were used for the study, with an average of 794-795 documents per year and majority of them were research articles (76.56%). International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease; All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and D. Sriram were the most favoured research journal; major contributing organization/ institution and most prolific contributor. Article, Human and Humans were the most frequently ...


Faculty Power: A Renewable Energy Source For Teaching Information Literacy, Elisa Slater Acosta, Susan Gardner Archambault 2014 Loyola Marymount University and Loyola Law School

Faculty Power: A Renewable Energy Source For Teaching Information Literacy, Elisa Slater Acosta, Susan Gardner Archambault

Elisa Slater Acosta

How can instruction librarians best utilize diminishing resources to support expanding information literacy initiatives on their campus? To be successfully implemented on campus, information literacy depends on collaboration between faculty and librarians. Participants will learn about using “train the trainer” methodology to advance and sustain information literacy programs at their home institution. In “train the trainer” workshops, faculty are educated about information literacy through classroom activities, guided discussions, and library resources. This session will present methods for collaborating with faculty in order to empower them to integrate information literacy and library resources into the curricula. Participants will learn about a ...


Campus Partnerships—Collaborating In The Niches, Barbara Jenkins 2014 Pacific University

Campus Partnerships—Collaborating In The Niches, Barbara Jenkins

OLA Quarterly

No abstract provided.


The Confederated Tribes Of Grand Ronde Curriculum Collaboration Effort, Trinity Minahan 2014 Pacific University

The Confederated Tribes Of Grand Ronde Curriculum Collaboration Effort, Trinity Minahan

OLA Quarterly

No abstract provided.


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