The Video Lifecycle: Selection And Processing Of Video Collections, 2017 Minnesota State University - Mankato
The Video Lifecycle: Selection And Processing Of Video Collections, Barbara J. Bergman, Jessica Schomberg, Dorie Kurtz
This session is geared towards library staff who would like to increase practical knowledge about collection development and management of DVDs and streaming videos. Video selection includes identifying videos of interest, forming relationships with vendors, issues of pricing, licensing, and copyright fair use versus public performance rights. Video processing involves the steps in providing access to videos through cataloging for local consumption. This includes decisions such as genre and subject heading choices, classification decision, special interest MARC fields. We'll also speak briefly on decisions about packaging, shelving, circulation, weeding, and preservation.
Making The Most Of Your Video Collections: Trends In Patron Access And Resource Sharing, 2017 Minnesota State University - Mankato
Making The Most Of Your Video Collections: Trends In Patron Access And Resource Sharing, Barbara J. Bergman
Video collections have undergone many changes over the recent decades, but have library circulation policies and practices kept up? The historical model for audiovisual collections at colleges and universities has been that of a reserve collection where films were purchased at faculty request as classroom support, held in closed stacks for availability to faculty while student access was limited, and rarely was resource sharing through interlibrary loan allowed. Research showed that while this model still exists, it is no longer the only model. The purpose of this article is to discuss trends seen in policies and practices of how academic ...
Thieme Ecommunicationscience, 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Thieme Ecommunicationscience, Melanie A. Allen
Faculty: Peer-Reviewed Publications -- UT Libraries
Thieme eCommunicationScience (eComSci), which launched in January 2017, is a new resource for students and faculty in audiology, speech language pathology, and communication sciences programs. eComSci includes a collection of Thieme e-books, images, videos, audio clips, and clinical cases. This review explores the main features of eComSci, along with the navigation and searching features of this new Thieme resource.
Making Shared Print Management Happen: A Project Of Five Canadian Academic Libraries, 2017 University of Ottawa
Making Shared Print Management Happen: A Project Of Five Canadian Academic Libraries, Tony Horava, Harriet Rykse, Anne Smithers, Caitlin Tillman, Wade Wyckoff
Western Libraries Publications
Five academic libraries in Ontario (Canada) are collaborating in a shared last print copy repository project. The project, called Keep@Downsview, aims to consolidate and rationalize low-use print materials held by the partner libraries and ensure long-term preservation of these important scholarly materials in Ontario, while still providing access via document delivery and ILL. In doing so, each of the partner institutions demonstrates its commitment to the stewardship of print collections for future generations while repurposing valuable space on campus. This paper describes the background, rationale, challenges, and lessons learned for this unique Canadian project that leveraged funding from the ...
Graphic Novels: Collecting, Cataloging And Outreach In An Academic Library, 2017 Brandeis University
Graphic Novels: Collecting, Cataloging And Outreach In An Academic Library, Aimee Slater, Ann Kardos
Ux In Oregon Libraries, 2017 Pacific University
Ux In Oregon Libraries
This issue of OLA Quarterly is about the state of user experience efforts in Oregon. This collection of excellent articles not only emphasizes the importance of including the users in the design process, but they also stress the importance of actually including users at all! After reading these submissions, I hope that you will see that Oregon libraries value the opinions of their users and are user focused.
In recent years, UX research has become more commonplace in libraries across the country. This is a good thing. The downside is that UX has become synonymous with the user interface. However ...
Volume 22 Issue 3 Table Of Contents, 2017 Pacific University
Volume 22 Issue 3 Table Of Contents
No abstract provided.
Rethinking Shelving: Making Your Children’S Collections User-Friendly, 2017 Wilsonville Public Library
Rethinking Shelving: Making Your Children’S Collections User-Friendly, Steven Engelfried
It was the princesses that did it. About five years ago it seemed like every day a different little girl would come up to the children’s desk and want help finding picture books about princesses. I could do pretty well with trucks and trains because I knew enough books by author and could jump from Barton to Crews to McMullen until I found one. But I only knew a few princess books, and they were always checked out. And that was the final straw that led us to create our “Picture Book Topics” section. Soon we had a new ...
Want To Make Your Website Better? Ask A Librarian., 2017 Washington County Cooperative Library Services
Want To Make Your Website Better? Ask A Librarian., Crystal Trice
Raise your hand if you have served on a committee in your library. If your hand isn’t raised, just give it some time … libraries definitely like committee work. For instance, I recently had the opportunity to work with a committee consisting mostly of librarians. When the committee’s goals were accomplished, my non-librarian coworker commented that “Librarians sure have a lot of opinions.”
Since this article is about usability testing, and is written by and for librarians, let’s test his hypothesis. Let’s also test a few other hypotheses about librarians while we’re at it. (Disclaimer: In ...
Design Thinking In Action: Changing The Public Service Model, 2017 Hillsboro Public Library
Design Thinking In Action: Changing The Public Service Model, Stephanie Chase
While the concept of design thinking is not new, in the past several years, it has emerged as a concept of interest for libraries, placed firmly in our sights through a high-profile collaboration between the Chicago Public Library and DOKK1 in Aarhus, Denmark, supported by the Gates Foundation.
Design thinking—or human-centered design, as it is also known—is most closely associated with design consultancy firm IDEO, and is simply a method of creative problem solving that starts with reaching a goal, rather than a solving a problem, in mind.
For the Hillsboro Public Library, our intention was to use ...
How Do Undergraduates Research? A User Experience Experience, 2017 Oregon Institute of Technology
How Do Undergraduates Research? A User Experience Experience, Aja Bettencourt-Mccarthy, Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
In 2010, the Oregon Tech Library moved to a new campus-wide content management system. This change, and the popularization of products such as LibGuides and Library a la Carte, inspired Oregon Tech librarians to develop new subject guides. As a means of participating in the new system and of saving money, the library created a subject guide format to be used on the web content management system, Sitefinity. The guide format was designed by a committee with librarian and library staff input, but without assistance from students— the target audience. As a result, the guides that were developed tended to ...
Your Personal Librarian: Connecting First-Year Students To The Library At Reed College, Erin Conor
Think back to your first year of college. How did you feel? Eager? Excited? Maybe also fearful, anxious about fitting in, making friends, or being successful? First-year students have a lot on their minds. It can be challenging to help them forge a meaningful connection with the library. Amidst the internal cacophony generated by the transition to college and the slew of departments and services competing for their attention when they arrive on campus, they may not realize that the library is here to help, too.
The Reed College Library has had a Personal Librarian program for our first-year students ...
My Librarian Knows My Next Good Book, Does Yours?, 2017 Multnomah County Library
My Librarian Knows My Next Good Book, Does Yours?, Matthew Stefanik
Many of our library patrons’ needs (account information, computer help, you know the deal ...) are easy to recognize, but what happens if we take a look beyond the obvious? What if we offered an unexpected experience? Libraries have rolled out myriad options varying from unique collection lending, makerspaces, and other innovative and inventive ideas. In that spirit, Multnomah County Library pursued a new approach to readers’ advisory: My Librarian. My Librarian is made possible by My Librarian Knows My Next Good Book, Does Yours? a grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to The Library Foundation, a local nonprofit ...
Leading The Way: Ux Irl @ Osu, 2017 Lane Community College
Leading The Way: Ux Irl @ Osu, Meggie Wright, Valery King
Oregon State University Libraries and Press has reorganized its circulation, reference and building management services into a new department, focusing directly on the experience of library users. The Library Experience and Access Department (LEAD) was designed to meet evolving needs with access to user-focused, proactive, and flexible services and spaces that enrich learning, teaching and research. Our new organization gives us the opportunity to explore user experience in a comprehensive, holistic way that includes our physical space. In our first year, LEAD has investigated ways of evaluating and revitalizing in-person services, through signage and concierge service projects and collaboration with ...
Volume 22 Issue 3 Back Matter, 2017 Pacific University
Volume 22 Issue 3 Back Matter
No abstract provided.
Volume 22 Issue 3 Introduction, 2017 Reed College
Volume 22 Issue 3 Introduction, Joe J. Marquez
In recent years, UX research has become more commonplace in libraries across the country. This is a good thing. The downside is that UX has become synonymous with the user interface. However, the user experience is more than just a human-computer interaction. The user’s experience encompasses the whole experience a user has with the library, whether that be while searching the library catalog for a book, retrieving the book from the stacks, or checking the book out. The user experience is not a single interaction, but rather a series of micro interactions. As a user moves across “interfaces,” she ...
Alma Analytics, For Academic Liaisons, 2017 University of Kentucky
Alma Analytics, For Academic Liaisons, Julene L. Jones
An overview of Alma Analytics, designed for collection development purposes.
Inukshuks: A Librarian's Narrative, 2017 CUNY York College
Inukshuks: A Librarian's Narrative, Junli Dao
Publications and Research
The article offers the author's insights on the Inukshuks, landmarks in the shape of human beings built with rocks by Inuit people, in Newfoundland and Labrador. Topics mentioned include the Inukshuks that are considered signs of humanity to show the direction for lost or new travelers, his librarian job at College of the North Atlantic, and the library work management. Also mentioned are the workflow management, his career development, and the importance communication in librarians.
Processing Manual For Archival And Manuscript Collections, 2017 University of Massachusetts Boston
Processing Manual For Archival And Manuscript Collections, Meghan Bailey, Jessica R. Holden, Joanne Riley
Joseph P. Healey Library Publications
University Archives and Special Collections collects and preserves materials related to the history of UMass Boston, providing academic research support for the university community. University Archives and Special Collections recognizes a formal commitment to working with, promoting, and assisting community archives in the Greater Boston area through facilitating cross-organization collaboration and access to informational, educational, and practical resources relevant to archival procedures and best practices.
This manual is intended to be used as a training guide for graduate-level interns, volunteers, and professional archivists new to working in University Archives and Special Collections (UASC). It is also intended to bring consistent ...
Atg Special Report — Purchasing Articles By Demand-Driven Acquisition: An Alternative Serial Distribution Model For Libraries, Jonathan H. Harwell, James Bunnelle
It’s 2017, and library patrons still have limited ways to access the text of articles behind pay walls. The current mix of subscriptions, interlibrary loan or document delivery, and pay per view is unsustainable for endangered library budgets, and thus is unsustainable for publishers. It’s time to begin leveraging the tools we use for e-books-- discovery services, demand-driven acquisition (DDA), and perpetual purchase-- and apply them to articles. After all, the distinction between a monograph and a serial is fluid. Books in series, book-length articles, article-length books, and special issues sold as monographs illustrate the folly of treating ...