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Faculty Speakers: Strategic Search….To Google And Beyond!, Virginia Tucker 2016 San Jose State University

Faculty Speakers: Strategic Search….To Google And Beyond!, Virginia Tucker

Virginia Tucker

On March 2nd, 2016, SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter welcomed Dr. Virginia Tucker. Dr. Tucker discussed advanced search strategies, and how even highly accomplished students who are proficient searchers can find themselves frustrated or disappointed when needing to locate relevant scholarly articles for a research paper. Dr. Tucker addressed field restrictions, cited reference connections, and other search tips for using Google for academic research, as well as strategic methods to get the most out of resources available through most university library subscription databases.


Research And The Professional : Navigating A Spectrum Of Legal Resources., Erin K Gow 2016 Selected Works

Research And The Professional : Navigating A Spectrum Of Legal Resources., Erin K Gow

Erin K Gow

Legal research is complicated by the growing amount of information available, and there is evidence that legal practitioners require additional training in order to enhance their information literacy and legal research skills. Librarians have a key role to play in developing legal research training, and examples taken from Middle Temple's library are used to illustrate ways in which librarians can offer beneficial training to their library users. This involves assessing the skills, motivation, and needs of the average library user in order to design legal research training that is educationally sound and appealing to the target audience.


A Fireworks Display Of Library Instruction, Terri M. Rickel 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

A Fireworks Display Of Library Instruction, Terri M. Rickel

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

Instructing students on how to use the library and the databases in one setting, especially when there is only 50 minutes, can be extremely overwhelming for the students and instructor. This session covered tips that can be used in the interview process with the professor, creating a flipped classroom or blended instruction opportunities to enhance the learning process ( including pre or post-session), as well as demonstrating guides for assisting students in database searching techniques. Finally, the session ended with ways to get buy-in from professors about tutorials and guides used outside the lessons.


Guides By The Side: The Role Of Technical Services In Information Literacy Instruction, Ruth L. Baker, Jeffrey M. Mortimore 2016 Georgia Southern University

Guides By The Side: The Role Of Technical Services In Information Literacy Instruction, Ruth L. Baker, Jeffrey M. Mortimore

Ruth L. Baker

Presenters will explore the role of technical services in library instruction, specifically as this relates to the ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. This framework places emphasis on research as a highly contextual activity, where researcher practices and dispositions are linked to the communities of practice in which they occur. By extension, such communities exist and evolve semi-independently of any particular manifestation of library resources or services, meaning that libraries must be as prepared to accommodate autonomous practices and dispositions as they are to participate in shaping them. Technical services plays a significant role in determining how ...


Making The Ucf Libraries Part Of Your Course, Carrie Moran, Sarah A. Norris, Barbara G. Tierney 2016 University of Central Florida

Making The Ucf Libraries Part Of Your Course, Carrie Moran, Sarah A. Norris, Barbara G. Tierney

Sarah Norris

Plenary presentation given to UCF faculty attending the Center for Distributed Learning's IDL Showcase on November 18, 2016 by Carrie Moran, User Engagement Librarian, Sarah Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian, and Barbara Tierney, Head of Research & Information Services. The presentation highlights UCF Libraries services and resources available to faculty teaching courses online at the university.


Reference Sources For Small And Medium‐Sized Libraries, Jack O'Gorman 2016 University of Dayton

Reference Sources For Small And Medium‐Sized Libraries, Jack O'Gorman

Jack O'Gorman

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource:

  • Covers more than a dozen key subject areas ...


Making The Ucf Libraries Part Of Your Course, Carrie Moran, Sarah A. Norris, Barbara G. Tierney 2016 University of Central Florida

Making The Ucf Libraries Part Of Your Course, Carrie Moran, Sarah A. Norris, Barbara G. Tierney

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

Plenary presentation given to UCF faculty attending the Center for Distributed Learning's IDL Showcase on November 18, 2016 by Carrie Moran, User Engagement Librarian, Sarah Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian, and Barbara Tierney, Head of Research & Information Services.

The presentation highlights UCF Libraries services and resources available to faculty teaching courses online at the university.


Hidden Surveillance On Consumer Health Information Websites, Jacquelyn A. Burkell, Alexandre Fortier 2016 Faculty of Information and Media Studies, UWO

Hidden Surveillance On Consumer Health Information Websites, Jacquelyn A. Burkell, Alexandre Fortier

Jacquelyn Burkell

Behavioural tracking presents a significant privacy risk to Canadians, particularly when their online behaviours reveal sensitive information that could be used to discriminate against them. This concern is particularly relevant in the context of online health information seeking, since searches can reveal details about health conditions and concerns that the individual may wish to keep private. The privacy threats are exacerbated because behavioural tracking mechanisms are large invisible to users, and many are unaware of the strategies and mechanisms available to track online behaviour. In this project, we seek to document the behavioural tracking practices of consumer health websites, and ...


Hidden Surveillance On Consumer Health Information Websites, Jacquelyn A. Burkell, Alexandre Fortier 2016 Faculty of Information and Media Studies, UWO

Hidden Surveillance On Consumer Health Information Websites, Jacquelyn A. Burkell, Alexandre Fortier

Jacquelyn Burkell

Behavioural tracking presents a significant privacy risk to Canadians, particularly when their online behaviours reveal sensitive information that could be used to discriminate against them. This concern is particularly relevant in the context of online health information seeking, since searches can reveal details about health conditions and concerns that the individual may wish to keep private. The privacy threats are exacerbated because behavioural tracking mechanisms are large invisible to users, and many are unaware of the strategies and mechanisms available to track online behaviour. In this project, we seek to document the behavioural tracking practices of consumer health websites, and ...


Bridging The Gap: Selected Works And Topscholar Galleries, Sue Lynn McDaniel, Todd J. Seguin Mr 2016 Western Kentucky University

Bridging The Gap: Selected Works And Topscholar Galleries, Sue Lynn Mcdaniel, Todd J. Seguin Mr

Kentucky Convergence Conference

Higher education’s scholars utilize online catalogs and library finding aids with ease. However, for the larger community, accessing scholars’ Selected Works and online galleries with topical themes is a helpful intermediary step. Non-scholars often explore and produce scholarship, seek out obscure online sources and gladly volunteer to document cultural resources.Every day historically valuable ephemera is thrown away due to an ignorance of its value to research. Special Collections Librarians partnering with Scholarly Communication Specialists utilize social media to create a gateway and make certain that taxpaying interested parties do not miss the wealth of primary sources compiled over ...


Bibliography Of Books On Sexual Minority Health 2005 To Mid-2015, Sharon A. Weiner 2016 Purdue University

Bibliography Of Books On Sexual Minority Health 2005 To Mid-2015, Sharon A. Weiner

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

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Developing Teen Health Information Literacy, Sharon A. Weiner, David Walker, Kathryn Dilworth, Lalatendu Acharya, Lisa Kirkham, Bethany Mc, Laura Henzl 2016 Oakland High School

Developing Teen Health Information Literacy, Sharon A. Weiner, David Walker, Kathryn Dilworth, Lalatendu Acharya, Lisa Kirkham, Bethany Mc, Laura Henzl

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation discusses a health information literacy project for teens that was a collaboration between librarians and experts in health communications and school administration. They co-developed and co-taught a required high school health course in Spring 2016 using student-centered active learning techniques. The course project was a “Teen Health” website developed by the students.


Can Smaller Colleges Use The Aac&U Rubrics?, Gloria F. Creed-Dikeogu 2016 Ottawa University

Can Smaller Colleges Use The Aac&U Rubrics?, Gloria F. Creed-Dikeogu

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

This article introduces the American Association of Colleges and University’s (AAC& U) Value Rubrics to smaller colleges and describes how the Value Rubrics (2009) offered free to download from the AAC&U website may be used as effective assessment tools in academic and information literacy courses and programs on their campuses. This article also describe why and how a small Kansas college has proceeded to use the AAC&U Value Rubrics alongside the SAILS pre- and post-test to assess a for-credit information literacy course offered to undergraduate students.


The Write Time To Collaborate: Strengthening The Ties Between The Library And Writing Center, Holly A. Jackson 2016 Wright State University - Main Campus

The Write Time To Collaborate: Strengthening The Ties Between The Library And Writing Center, Holly A. Jackson

Holly Jackson

Poster highlights the successful relationship between the Wright State University Libraries and the WSU Writing Center.


Information For Inspiration: Understanding Information-Seeking Behaviour And Library Usage Of Students At The Hong Kong Design Institute, Patrick Lo, Wilson Chu 2016 University of Tsukuba

Information For Inspiration: Understanding Information-Seeking Behaviour And Library Usage Of Students At The Hong Kong Design Institute, Patrick Lo, Wilson Chu

Wilson Chu

The process of information- and inspiration-seeking behaviour amongst artists and designers often involve direct observation, note-taking, collecting materials and image samples, recognising styles, analysing movements, patterns, textures, as well as experimenting with different materials and techniques. They also rely heavily on having access to a variety of visual resources, both physical and digital, during the process of inspiration-seeking. However, there have been few studies on how art and design students look for and use information in the digital age, especially in the context of the library. This paper reports on an empirical study of the inspiration-seeking process and other information-related ...


The Relationship Between Student Demographics And Student Engagement With Online Library Instruction Modules, Mary Thill, James W. Rosenzweig, Lisa C. Wallis 2016 Northeastern Illinois University

The Relationship Between Student Demographics And Student Engagement With Online Library Instruction Modules, Mary Thill, James W. Rosenzweig, Lisa C. Wallis

Lisa C. Wallis, MSPH, MS

Objective – To investigate whether there are any demographic trends affecting student engagement with online library instruction which might have implications for practice, the authors designed a case study to examine the relationship between student demographic characteristics and engagement with online library instruction modules in English 102 courses at a single university. Methods – The authors recruited 181 students from English 102 (ENG 102), a research-based composition course, to participate in the study. ENG 102 instructors asked all participants to complete an online library instruction module embedded in the university’s course management system, either before in-person library instruction or in lieu ...


The Information Literacy User’S Guide: A Remixed Open, Online Textbook, Lusiella Fazzino, Michael Kahn, Marie Octobre, Julie Turley, Natalia Sucre 2016 The College of New Rochelle

The Information Literacy User’S Guide: A Remixed Open, Online Textbook, Lusiella Fazzino, Michael Kahn, Marie Octobre, Julie Turley, Natalia Sucre

Lusiella Fazzino

This text is a remixed version, derived from SUNY's "The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook". The text has been tailored to reflect the educational objectives of The College of New Rochelle and its School of New Resources. Feel free to remix and adapt in accordance with the CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 license.


Creative Commons: A License To Share, Sarah L. Wipperman 2016 University of Pennsylvania

Creative Commons: A License To Share, Sarah L. Wipperman

Sarah Wipperman

Sarah Wipperman will be leading a discussion on Creative Commons (CC) licenses, how to assign them to your work, & how to find CC material –images, texts, & other original works—to use in your own teaching, writing, & scholarship.


Worksheet From Pod Interactive Session - Shaping Deep Learning Through Rich Engagement With Information, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl 2016 Purdue University

Worksheet From Pod Interactive Session - Shaping Deep Learning Through Rich Engagement With Information, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl

Libraries Faculty and Staff Creative Materials

This worksheet was used with participants of an interactive session at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) conference held in Louisville, KY, November 9 -13, 2016.


Shaping Deep Learning Through Rich Engagement With Information, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl 2016 Purdue University

Shaping Deep Learning Through Rich Engagement With Information, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

These slides were used in an interactive session at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) conference held in Louisville, KY, November 9-13, 2016. The session focused on instructors applying informed learning design to craft better learning experiences and prepare students for success by providing more guidance about student engagement with information. Drawing from informed learning pedagogic theory, informed learning design provides a framework for developing learning activities that foster learning through intentional engagement with information.


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