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Influence Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Use On Staff Job Performance In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, HARUNA ABU, CHINNWE JOSEPHINE OKARFOR 2023 COURT OF APPEAL, EKITI DIVISION, NIGERIA

Influence Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Use On Staff Job Performance In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, Haruna Abu, Chinnwe Josephine Okarfor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated the influence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use on staff job performance in University libraries in Benue State, Nigeria. Three specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study and six hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted a survey research design. The target population for this study is the entire 241 library staff made up of professional and non-professional library staff in the three university libraries in Benue State. Since the population was not large, the study made use of all the 241 library staff in the three Universities …


Care And Accountability In Library Leadership, Annie Bélanger, Kat Bell, Maisha Carey, Jon Jeffryes, Meghan Musolff 2023 Grand Valley State University

Care And Accountability In Library Leadership, Annie Bélanger, Kat Bell, Maisha Carey, Jon Jeffryes, Meghan Musolff

Presentations

Leaders and managers have an outsized impact on workers’ wellbeing. In facing the reality of constant and unpredictable change, leaders and managers need to consider the humanity of their employees as part of their commitment to equity. We suggest that library leaders and managers need to consider human-centered approaches as part of their leadership toolkit. Human-centered leaders have a strong focus on people and the organizational culture. They layer compassion and empathy in taking actions to fulfill the organization's mission.

We acknowledge that there are situations when taking a human-centered approach to the needs of library employees can feel in …


Drying Our Library’S Libguides-Based Webpage By Introducing Vue.Js, Mark E. Eaton 2023 CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Drying Our Library’S Libguides-Based Webpage By Introducing Vue.Js, Mark E. Eaton

Publications and Research

At the Kingsborough Community College library, we recently decided to bring the library’s website more in line with DRY principles (Don’t Repeat Yourself). We felt we this could improve the site by creating more concise and maintainable code. DRYer code would be easier to read, understand and edit. We adopted the Vue.js framework in order to replace repetitive, hand-coded dropdown menus with programmatically generated markup. Using Vue allowed us to greatly simplify the HTML documents, while also improving maintainability.


Notes From The Co-Editor, Derek Stadler 2023 CUNY La Guardia Community College

Notes From The Co-Editor, Derek Stadler

Urban Library Journal

I am very pleased to welcome you to the second issue of the 28th volume of Urban Library Journal, which is a collection of proceedings from the LACUNY Institute held on Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13, 2022. The theme of the Institute was “Built to Exclude: Confronting Issues of Equity and Otherness in Libraries.” The Institute highlighted how library workers, patrons, and scholars are grappling with questions about what it means to have access, to belong, and to feel welcome and included.


Imposter Syndrome In Academic Libraries: Indigenous Women Edition, Emilee Bews, Kaia MacLeod, Bethany Paul 2023 University of McGill

Imposter Syndrome In Academic Libraries: Indigenous Women Edition, Emilee Bews, Kaia Macleod, Bethany Paul

Urban Library Journal

This is a written proceeding of the LACUNY 2022 panel presentation “Imposter Syndrome in Academic Libraries: Indigenous Women Edition”. The authors discuss personal instances and feelings of the imposter phenomenon (also known as imposter syndrome) as it may relate to their Indigenous identities. Additionally, the authors describe how imposter syndrome may affect their ability to be successful in their careers, and the internal pressure they feel to present a more Indigenous identity (whatever that may entail) for scholarship and positions. The authors also share their experiences with external pressures to exhibit a more “stereotypical Indigenous” appearance for the sake of …


Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_J1 Report Fy2022 - Journal Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Platform, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2023 University of Rhode Island

Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_J1 Report Fy2022 - Journal Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Platform, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Project COUNTER R5 Report TR_J1 for the University of Rhode Island for the period from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The TR_J1 report is defined as "Journal Requests (Excluding OA_Gold)." This report presents an annual total only and only includes those platforms successfully configured for automated harvesting via SUSHI.

File for download is Excel spreadsheet generated by Alma Analytics.

Results:

Total Item Requests - 771,947


Unique Item Requests - 578,437


Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_J1 Report Fy2022 - Journal Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Title, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2023 University of Rhode Island

Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_J1 Report Fy2022 - Journal Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Title, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Project COUNTER R5 Report TR_J1 for the University of Rhode Island for the period from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The TR_J1 report is defined as "Journal Requests (Excluding OA_Gold)." This report presents an annual total only and only includes those platforms successfully configured for automated harvesting via SUSHI.

File for download is Excel spreadsheet generated by Alma Analytics.

Results:

Total Item Requests - 771,947

Unique Item Requests - 578,437


Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_B1 Report Fy2022 - Book Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Platform, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2023 University of Rhode Island

Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_B1 Report Fy2022 - Book Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Platform, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Project COUNTER R5 Report TR_B1 for the University of Rhode Island for the period from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The TR_B1 report is defined as "Book Requests (Excluding OA_Gold)." This report presents an annual total only and only includes those platforms successfully configured for automated harvesting via SUSHI.

File for download is Excel spreadsheet generated by Alma Analytics.

Results:

Total Item Requests - 92,619

Unique Title Requests - 43,012


Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Pr_P1 Report Fy2022 - Platform Usage, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2023 University of Rhode Island

Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Pr_P1 Report Fy2022 - Platform Usage, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Project COUNTER R5 Report PR_P1 for the University of Rhode Island for the period from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The PR_P1 report is defined as "Platform Usage." This report presents an annual total only and only includes those platforms successfully configured for automated harvesting via SUSHI.

File for download is Excel spreadsheet generated by Alma Analytics.

Results:

Searches Platform - 390,026

Total Item Requests - 1,061,890

Unique Item Requests - 797,626

Unique Title Requests - 43,693


Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_B1 Report Fy2022 - Book Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Title, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2023 University of Rhode Island

Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Tr_B1 Report Fy2022 - Book Requests (Excluding Oa_Gold) By Title, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Project COUNTER R5 Report TR_B1 for the University of Rhode Island for the period from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The TR_B1 report is defined as "Book Requests (Excluding OA_Gold)." This report presents an annual total only and only includes those platforms successfully configured for automated harvesting via SUSHI.

File for download is Excel spreadsheet generated by Alma Analytics.

Results:

Total Item Requests - 92,619

Unique Title Requests - 43,012


Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Ir_M1 Report Fy2022 - Multimedia Item Requests, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2023 University of Rhode Island

Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Ir_M1 Report Fy2022 - Multimedia Item Requests, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Project COUNTER R5 Report IR_M1 for the University of Rhode Island for the period from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The IR_M1 report is defined as "Multimedia Item Requests." This report presents an annual total only and only includes those platforms successfully configured for automated harvesting via SUSHI.

File for download is Excel spreadsheet generated by Alma Analytics.

Results:

Total Item Requests - 4,309


Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Dr_D1 Report Fy2022 - Database Search And Item Usage, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2023 University of Rhode Island

Usage Statistics: Project Counter R5 Dr_D1 Report Fy2022 - Database Search And Item Usage, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Reports and Statistics

Project COUNTER R5 Report DR_D1 for the University of Rhode Island for the period from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. The DR_D1 report is defined as "Database Search and Item Usage." This report presents an annual total only and only includes those platforms successfully configured for automated harvesting via SUSHI.

File for download is Excel spreadsheet generated by Alma Analytics.

Results:

Searches Automated - 316,771

Searches Federated - 52,533

Searches Regular - 768,218

Total Item Investigations - 930,171

Total Item Requests - 251,936


Putting Deia Into Practice: Incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, And Accessibility Into Student Employee Training, Elise Ferer 2023 Binghamton University--SUNY

Putting Deia Into Practice: Incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, And Accessibility Into Student Employee Training, Elise Ferer

Library Scholarship

Abstract

Purpose

This paper describes the process of developing training for student employees at a reference desk in which students assist peers and others in the community with research help.

Design/methodology/approach

This case study details the process as well as the challenges in developing training that is helpful for student employees in performing day-to-day tasks at a reference desk and incorporates diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) and high-impact practices (HIPs).

Findings

Training for student employees that prepares them for library work and incorporates DEIA and HIPs can be developed. These ideas can be incorporated into training for all library …


If Not A Transformative Agreement, Then What? Nine Questions And Answers About An Alternative, Arthur J. Boston 2023 Murray State University

If Not A Transformative Agreement, Then What? Nine Questions And Answers About An Alternative, Arthur J. Boston

Faculty & Staff Research and Creative Activity

Librarians are increasingly coming to agree that the scholarly record should be open and available to anyone who seeks it without financial barriers. But the topic gets murkier when we ask the question: how. How do we open the full scholarly record? One of the swiftest ways to get a mass amount of scholarly articles opened up in a short period of time is through Transformative Agreements (TA). TAs can be attractive offerings to institutions with a need or a desire to make their scholarly output open.

It is likely someone in your library has been asked by a …


Professionalism In Lis: A Blend Of Theory And Practical Application, Amber Passey 2023 San Jose State University

Professionalism In Lis: A Blend Of Theory And Practical Application, Amber Passey

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Haitian Immigrants' Information Needs And Behaviors: Libraries, Information Professionals And Haitians In The United States, Natasha Finnegan 2023 San Jose State University

Haitian Immigrants' Information Needs And Behaviors: Libraries, Information Professionals And Haitians In The United States, Natasha Finnegan

School of Information Student Research Journal

Haitian immigrants are a socially excluded growing demographic in the United States that deals with racism, anti-immigrant sentiment, anti-Haiti rhetoric, and language barriers. Information professionals need to understand Haitian information behavior, their cultural preferences, and barriers in order to successfully fulfill their information needs. This article examines other disciplines’ relevant and scholarly research literature on Haitian immigrants in the United States to discover their trends of information behavior and barriers so that the Library and Information Science field can create effective information pathways to support their community. Haitian immigrants turn to their families and trusted individuals for their information needs, …


Understanding The Importance Of Creativity Towards Psychological Safety In The Library Workplace, Jennifer Hopwood Ed.D. 2023 San José State University

Understanding The Importance Of Creativity Towards Psychological Safety In The Library Workplace, Jennifer Hopwood Ed.D.

School of Information Student Research Journal

Employee Engagement is one of the leading factors toward organizational success. Happier employees are engaged employees. However, employees cannot reach engagement unless there are feelings of psychological safety. One tool that libraries can utilize to increase the engagement of their staff is to invest in opportunities for workplace creativity.


Book Review: Information At Work: Information Management In The Workplace, Katriina Byström, Jannica Heinström, Ian Ruthven, Samuel A. Kauffman 2023 SJSU

Book Review: Information At Work: Information Management In The Workplace, Katriina Byström, Jannica Heinström, Ian Ruthven, Samuel A. Kauffman

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Ischool Student Research Journal, Vol. 12, Iss. 2, 2023 San Jose State University

Ischool Student Research Journal, Vol. 12, Iss. 2

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


January 2023 Table Of Contents Newsletter - Roy. O West Renovation, Brooke Cox 2023 DePauw University

January 2023 Table Of Contents Newsletter - Roy. O West Renovation, Brooke Cox

Table of Contents Newsletter

This edition of the Table of Contents features content such as "The Renovation of Roy O. West Library: A Brief Annotated Timeline" by Rick Provine, Dean Emeritus, a spotlight on our book moving company, and updated hours information for the renovated Roy.


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