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Using Free & Open Tools: A Holistic Selection Process Centered On Digital Literacy, Tim Miller 2019 Humboldt State University

Using Free & Open Tools: A Holistic Selection Process Centered On Digital Literacy, Tim Miller

Digital Initiatives Symposium

This session will cover free and open tools as well as teaching strategies for creating and implementing digital/web literacy and digital media instruction. The session will also be useful for people looking for free and open tools for their own projects, including how to get started and how to learn necessary new skills. Considerations such as terms of use, privacy, accessibility and licensing can be as or more important than functionality. Additionally, adopting open tools can advance conversations about open licensing which, in turn, can promote the application of creative commons and public domain licenses to appropriate works. Knowing ...


Chinese College Students' Health Information Seeking Behavior: Implications For Academic Libraries, Yanxia Shi, Lili Luo 2019 Shanxi University

Chinese College Students' Health Information Seeking Behavior: Implications For Academic Libraries, Yanxia Shi, Lili Luo

Faculty Publications

In 2016, Zexi Wei, a 21-year old Chinese college student died after receiving experimental treatment for synovial sarcoma at the Second Hospital of the Beijing Armed Police Corps. He learned about this treatment from a promoted result on the Chinese search engine Baidu (the equivalent of Google in China), and ultimately discovered that the hospital had misled patients by providing fraudulent information about the treatment's success rate. Wei's death prompted Chinese regulators to investigate Baidu's advertising practices, and drew widespread attention from the public about the ill-regulated practices of online dissemination of health information. As academic librarians ...


Chinese College Students' Health Information Seeking Behavior: Implications For Academic Libraries, Yanxia Shi, Lili Luo 2019 Shanxi University

Chinese College Students' Health Information Seeking Behavior: Implications For Academic Libraries, Yanxia Shi, Lili Luo

Lili Luo

In 2016, Zexi Wei, a 21-year old Chinese college student died after receiving experimental treatment for synovial sarcoma at the Second Hospital of the Beijing Armed Police Corps. He learned about this treatment from a promoted result on the Chinese search engine Baidu (the equivalent of Google in China), and ultimately discovered that the hospital had misled patients by providing fraudulent information about the treatment's success rate. Wei's death prompted Chinese regulators to investigate Baidu's advertising practices, and drew widespread attention from the public about the ill-regulated practices of online dissemination of health information. As academic librarians ...


Why Ask Why?, Beth Kraemer, Beth Fuchs, Jennifer Hootman, Debbie Sharp 2019 University of Kentucky

Why Ask Why?, Beth Kraemer, Beth Fuchs, Jennifer Hootman, Debbie Sharp

Greater Faculties: A Review of Teaching and Learning

No abstract provided.


The Failure Of Skepticism: Rethinking Information Literacy And Political Polarization In A Post-Truth Era, Christopher A. Sweet 2019 Illinois Wesleyan University

The Failure Of Skepticism: Rethinking Information Literacy And Political Polarization In A Post-Truth Era, Christopher A. Sweet

Christopher A. Sweet

Fake news has been shown to spread far faster than facts on social media platforms. Rampant fake news has led to deep political polarization and the undermining of basic democratic institutions. Skepticism is an important component of information literacy and has often been pointed to as the antidote to the fake news epidemic. Why are skepticism and information literacy failing so terrifically in this post-truth era? The presenters will summarize research drawn from the fields of psychology and mass communication that shows just how hardwired people are to believe information from their own “tribes” and resist outside contrary information.
 
How ...


2019 State Of The Library, Jennifer Nutefall, Lev Rickards, Nicole Branch 2019 Santa Clara University

2019 State Of The Library, Jennifer Nutefall, Lev Rickards, Nicole Branch

State of the Library

Agenda

Jennifer Nutefall, University Librarian

  • Budget & Library staffing
  • Space changes
  • Open Access & Social Justice

Lev Rickards, Associate University Librarian for Collections and Scholarly Communication

  • Support for Open Access
  • Allocating the Collections & Access Budget
  • Archives & Special Collections

Nicole Branch, Associate University Librarian for Learning and Engagement

  • Assessment Projects
  • New Initiatives
  • Instruction


Open Education Resources (Oer), Michele Gibney 2019 Selected Works

Open Education Resources (Oer), Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney, a visiting PhD student in Scholarly Communication, currently in Kosovo as part of a Fulbright award, will cover the topic of adopting, and adapting open educational resources (OER) for use in the classroom. Using OER in the classroom can increase student engagement with course material, lead to a higher retention rate, and ensure access to the reading on the first day of classes. An introduction and overview to the topic will be covered. Attendees should come away with a solid understanding of websites and tools catering to the topic which will help them in the future.


Data Management Planning: Two Very Important Pages, Michele Gibney 2019 Selected Works

Data Management Planning: Two Very Important Pages, Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney, a visiting PhD student in Scholarly Communication, currently in Kosovo as part of a Fulbright award, will cover the topics of creating and implementing a data management plan that adheres to funding requirements. Data management can be an important element in grant applications as well as being valuable for those without grants who produce data in the course of their research and want or need to share it for increasing dialogue in the field, reproducibility, or citation advantage. An introduction and overview to the topic will be covered. Attendees should come away with a solid understanding of websites ...


Tidying-Up Your Digital Life: Knowledgement Management In Law School & Beyond, Amy Taylor 2019 University of Georgia Law Library

Tidying-Up Your Digital Life: Knowledgement Management In Law School & Beyond, Amy Taylor

Presentations

Taylor delivered a session full of tips and tricks for gathering information and keeping it all organized in the age of info-overload. Portions of the session focused on apps, cloud storage, label systems, customizing news alerts and developing your own trusted method for intake and synthesis. Specific applications that were discussed in greater detail included Evernote, Pocket, OneNote and AirTable. Attendee's walked away with ideas about how to best manage their own busy inboxes, news and articles by off-loading working memory anxiety's to a personal system that fits their professional life needs.


The Rise And Fall Of The Fact (Research Materials), Holy Cross Libraries 2019 College of the Holy Cross

The Rise And Fall Of The Fact (Research Materials), Holy Cross Libraries

Library Resources for Campus Events

A bibliography of resources available through the Holy Cross Libraries which provide additional information related to "The Rise and Fall of the Fact" a lecture by award-winning author and speaker Jill Lepore held at the College of the Holy Cross on January 31, 2019.

Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University who teaches classes in evidence, historical methods, humanistic inquiry, and American history. Much of her scholarship explores absences and asymmetries in the historical record, with a particular emphasis on the histories and technologies of evidence and of privacy. As a wide-ranging and ...


The Scholarly Communication Cycle, Margaret Phillips, Dave Zwicky, Aly Edmondson 2019 Purdue University

The Scholarly Communication Cycle, Margaret Phillips, Dave Zwicky, Aly Edmondson

Libraries Faculty and Staff Creative Materials

This image illustrates the modern scholarly information landscape, as a reflection of discovery, knowledge, and time. The image provides examples of publication types and dissemination outlets at various stages of the scholarly communication cycle and is not intended to be all inclusive.


The Sociological And Humanistic Problem Of ‘Fake News,’ As It Applies To All Subjects, Including Scientific Research And Theories In The Public Sphere, Andrée Rathemacher, Amanda Izenstark 2019 University of Rhode Island

The Sociological And Humanistic Problem Of ‘Fake News,’ As It Applies To All Subjects, Including Scientific Research And Theories In The Public Sphere, Andrée Rathemacher, Amanda Izenstark

Technical Services Faculty Presentations

The main file available here contains the notes taken by student note-taker Kaleigh Miech during the Café Salon Discussion “The Sociological and Humanistic Problem of ‘Fake News,’ As It Applies to All Subjects, Including Scientific Research and Theories in the Public Sphere.” The discussion took place on January 17, 2019 as part of the University of Rhode Island 11th Annual Academic Summit. It was facilitated by Profs. Andrée Rathemacher and Amanda Izenstark.

Supplemental files include:

  • An opening introduction prepared by the facilitators
  • The official 11th Annual Academic Summit Program
  • Café Salon Facilitator Guide


Library And Information Science Coauthorship Narrows The Divide Between Researcher And Practitioner, Stacy Andell 2019 San Jose State University

Library And Information Science Coauthorship Narrows The Divide Between Researcher And Practitioner, Stacy Andell

School of Information Student Research Journal

Evidence Summary Submission


Time Has Come Today, Megan Price 2019 San Jose State University

Time Has Come Today, Megan Price

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Frameworks For Collaboration: Articulating Information Literacy, And Rhetoric And Writing Goals In The Archives, Amy J. Lueck, Nadia Nasr 2019 Santa Clara University

Frameworks For Collaboration: Articulating Information Literacy, And Rhetoric And Writing Goals In The Archives, Amy J. Lueck, Nadia Nasr

Staff publications, research, and presentations

Rhetoric and composition scholars have recently called our attention to the value of archival research in the undergraduate classroom, leading to rich collaborations with archivists and librarians at many institutions. As we engaged our own pedagogical collaboration as a university archivist and English faculty member, we realized that, though we might use slightly different language to articulate them or cite different sources in support of them, many of our learning goals overlapped. As we explored these goals together, we realized that they evidenced a correspondence in our disciplines that we had not explored—one that is reflected in our fields ...


Practices, Policies, And Problems In The Management Of Learning Data: A Survey Of Libraries’ Use Of Digital Learning Objects And The Data They Create, Graham Sherriff, Daisy Benson, Gary Atwood 2019 University of Vermont

Practices, Policies, And Problems In The Management Of Learning Data: A Survey Of Libraries’ Use Of Digital Learning Objects And The Data They Create, Graham Sherriff, Daisy Benson, Gary Atwood

University Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

This study analyzed libraries’ management of the data generated by library digital learning objects (DLO’s) such as forms, surveys, quizzes, and tutorials. A substantial proportion of respondents reported having a policy relevant to learning data, typically a campus-level policy, but most did not. Other problems included a lack of access to library learning data, concerns about student privacy, inadequate granularity or standardization, and a lack of knowledge about colleagues’ practices. We propose more dialogue on learning data within libraries, between libraries and administrators, and across the library profession.


Examining Good-Game Design Mechanics That Enhance Student Motivation: A Case Study Of “The Research Race” Game, Ngoc-Yen Tran 2019 San Jose State University

Examining Good-Game Design Mechanics That Enhance Student Motivation: A Case Study Of “The Research Race” Game, Ngoc-Yen Tran

Faculty and Staff Publications

The Research Race (hereon referred to simply as The Race) is an active learning game played in one-shot information literacy sessions. It is an exercise that has students working together in teams to find answers and to locate materials in a friendly competition with their classmates, while also introducing them to the physical and digital spaces of the library. This chapter outlines how to play The Race and gives rationale for how The Race can enhance motivation through the use of good game design mechanics.


Standards Collections: Considerations For The Future, Margaret Phillips 2019 Purdue University

Standards Collections: Considerations For The Future, Margaret Phillips

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Technical standards are a form of gray literature that describe consensus for a wide variety of applications. They promote safety, quality, and interchangeability of parts. In academic libraries, standards have largely been associated with engineering collections, despite having connections to many disciplines. Engineering and technology accreditation bodies and employers continue to expect graduates to have knowledge and experience with standards upon graduation. This article provides a brief history of standards collection development in academic libraries, discusses the challenges of standards collections, shares a case study of standards information literacy curricula integration, and offers considerations for the future of standards collections.


Integrating Technical Standards Into Et Curricula To Meet Abet Standards And Industry Needs, Paul B McPherson, Margaret Phillips, Kyle Reiter 2019 Purdue University

Integrating Technical Standards Into Et Curricula To Meet Abet Standards And Industry Needs, Paul B Mcpherson, Margaret Phillips, Kyle Reiter

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

With technical standards affecting nearly every aspect of our daily lives, from computers to the components and materials used in car engines, it is critical that undergraduate students are educated on the importance of standards and provided with opportunities to locate and apply relevant technical standards to real world situations. In addition, with ABET accreditation requiring students to have a “basic understanding and familiarity with,” and experience “using” codes and standards, faculty need to consider how such material can be naturally integrated into the curriculum.

At Purdue University, education about codes and standards has been integrated into the mechanical engineering ...


An Unfinished Journey Towards A Democratic Information Literacy Classroom, Rachel Dineen, Lyda McCartin 2019 University of Northern Colorado

An Unfinished Journey Towards A Democratic Information Literacy Classroom, Rachel Dineen, Lyda Mccartin

University Libraries Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


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