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Developing Competencies For Outreach Work In Academic Libraries, Rebecca Metzger, John Jackson 2022 Loyola Marymount University

Developing Competencies For Outreach Work In Academic Libraries, Rebecca Metzger, John Jackson

LMU Librarian Publications & Presentations

This research study investigates the behaviors, knowledge, and skills necessary for academic library outreach work. Through a review of published literature, job advertisements, and a survey of library practitioners conducted in the fall of 2020, the authors define and prioritize 18 competencies for outreach. Hiring managers, LIS instructors, and practitioners can utilize the results of this study to structure and lay out the essential areas of outreach work in academic libraries.


Does Proactivity Drive Use? Understanding Growth In Chat Reference Services, David A. Hurley, Adrienne Warner 2022 University of New Mexico

Does Proactivity Drive Use? Understanding Growth In Chat Reference Services, David A. Hurley, Adrienne Warner

University Libraries & Learning Sciences Faculty and Staff Publications

Libraries that implement trigger-initiated proactive chat reference services see substantial increases in the number and complexity of reference transactions. However, it is not clear if this growth is a result of something inherent to proactivity, or other factors such as increased awareness of the service. To investigate this, we compare usage during periods with and without proactivity in databases in which our chat reference service is established. Steep and immediate increases when proactivity is enabled and sharp declines when it is disabled suggests that proactivity itself is driving the changes. We recommend human computer interaction (HCI) and user experience (UX ...


Evaluation Of The Availability And Utilization Status Of Texts In Core Subjects In Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, Abahcham V. Owan 2022 University of Calabar, Nigeria

Evaluation Of The Availability And Utilization Status Of Texts In Core Subjects In Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, Abahcham V. Owan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study evaluated primary texts' availability and utilisation status in core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies and Basic Science) in primary schools’ libraries in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State. The researchers formulated six null hypotheses to guide the study. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design. The target population of this study comprised a total of 30,036 teachers and pupils, distributed across the 73 public primary schools. A proportionate stratified sampling technique was used to select 30% and 5% of the available teachers and pupils in each school, resulting in a sample of 270 ...


Towards A Critical Turn In Library Ux, Alison Hicks, Karen P. Nicholson, Maura Seale 2022 University College London

Towards A Critical Turn In Library Ux, Alison Hicks, Karen P. Nicholson, Maura Seale

FIMS Publications

In the past decade, cataloguing and classification and information literacy have experienced a critical turn, acknowledging the political, economic, and social forces that shape complex information environments. Library user experience (UX) has yet to undergo such a transformation, however; instead, it continues to be seen as a toolkit of value-neutral approaches for evaluating and improving library services and spaces to enhance user satisfaction and engagement. Library UX draws upon ethnography but is also informed by the principles and values of usability and design. Little attention has been paid to the origins or epistemological underpinnings of UX as a construct, the ...


Evaluation Of The Utilization Of Electronic Filing System As Information Retrieval Medium At The Records Centre Unit Of The Ministry Of Environment And Forestry, Indonesia, Nilam Ananda Putri, Muhammad Azwar 2022 Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Evaluation Of The Utilization Of Electronic Filing System As Information Retrieval Medium At The Records Centre Unit Of The Ministry Of Environment And Forestry, Indonesia, Nilam Ananda Putri, Muhammad Azwar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The Electronic Filing System is a form of concrete application of information technology in archival institutions. This system is used to facilitate and speed up the work of archivists. In practice, this system needs to be evaluated. This study aims to evaluate the utilization of the Electronic Filing System as an information retrieval information medium at the Records Center Unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and to provide solutions on how to overcome various existing obstacles. This type of research is descriptive with a quantitative approach. Sampling using a non-probability technique with saturated sampling. The sample ...


Mobile Library In Indonesian Villages: A Form Of Sustainable Development Goal In Education (Sdg 4), Nadi Suprapto, Ahmad Qosyim 2022 Universitas Negeri Surabaya

Mobile Library In Indonesian Villages: A Form Of Sustainable Development Goal In Education (Sdg 4), Nadi Suprapto, Ahmad Qosyim

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Mobile libraries synthesize various cultural, cultural, and structural problems to bring information sources closer to the community. In understanding the actual situation and the role of the mobile library in supporting SDG 4, this research was conducted. This research utilized a survey study to the visitors who were interested in visiting the mobile library. Totally, 146 participants were invited to participate in the study. The results of a semi-structured interview supported the quantitative data. The findings succeed in analyzing the frequency of visitors visiting the mobile library, the favorites books, and the perceptions of the benefits among visitors to the ...


Workplace Information Literacy: Current State Of Research Published From South-Asia, Haleema Saadia, Muhammad Asif Naveed 2022 Central Library, International Islamic University, Islamabad

Workplace Information Literacy: Current State Of Research Published From South-Asia, Haleema Saadia, Muhammad Asif Naveed

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper intended to provide and critical and analytical review of research on workplace information literacy published form South-Asia with a view to inform policy and practice. Library, Information Science and Technological Abstracts (LISTA) was searched to identify the key studies published in the proposed research area using multiple keywords. The search process resulted in 384 citations which was screened for duplication and relevance. As a result, 375 citations were excluded due to duplication and non-relevance. Only nine citations remained to deal with for review. The reference lists of these citations were also examined to identify more related citations which ...


Library And Information Science Research In Asia Region: A Bibliometric Perspective, Suwarno Suwarno 2022 Bina Nusantara University

Library And Information Science Research In Asia Region: A Bibliometric Perspective, Suwarno Suwarno

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

It is expected that the usage of LIS in research papers will continue to expand in the coming years. This expansion may be seen throughout a wide range of scientific disciplines as well. This study conducts a bibliometric analysis of 1,127 papers on the use of LIS research, which were published in 206 scientific publications and authored by 1,685 authors (245 single-authored documents and 1,440 multi-authored documents). The purpose of this investigation is to determine which issue in LIS is currently trending. To analyze the data, we extracted it from the Scopus database and ran it using ...


Factors Influencing Career Choice Among Secondary School Students In Aba North Of Abia State And Implications For School Library Development, Ndubuisi Eze Chukwu, Chinenye Ifeoma Ogidi, Immaculata N. Akaneme, Leonard Chidi Ilechukwu 2022 University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Factors Influencing Career Choice Among Secondary School Students In Aba North Of Abia State And Implications For School Library Development, Ndubuisi Eze Chukwu, Chinenye Ifeoma Ogidi, Immaculata N. Akaneme, Leonard Chidi Ilechukwu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of the study was to investigate factors influencing the career choice among secondary school students and implications for school library development. The study design adopted was ex-post-facto. The study was guided by four research questions and four null hypotheses. A sample of 65 students was selected using the multi-stage sampling technique. Data were collected with a self-structured questionnaire structured on a 4-point rating scale. The research questions were analyzed using mean and standard deviation. The null hypotheses were tested at 0.5 level of significance using independent t-test. The major findings showed that there is no significant difference ...


Relevance Of Internet Of Things To Health Institutions In Clinical Data Management: Implication For Librarians, Faith O. Mesagan, Moses Elechi, Francis O. Adurota, Chinedu Obinna Ejimonye, Onyinyechi G. Ossai 2022 University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Relevance Of Internet Of Things To Health Institutions In Clinical Data Management: Implication For Librarians, Faith O. Mesagan, Moses Elechi, Francis O. Adurota, Chinedu Obinna Ejimonye, Onyinyechi G. Ossai

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the internetworking of physical devices which consists of an embedded system with sensors, actuators and network connectivity that enable collection and exchange of data. Each day, we are witnessing the emergence of new technologies that have the capability to embed into our environment and measure the physical, social and contextual phenomenon. The technology behind IOT is driven by various technological forces such as smart devices, wireless network, and pervasive connectivity among others. Data collection, management and accessibility are made easy with Internet of Things IOT. The Internet of Things (IoT) is aimed at formulating ...


Understanding The Knowledge Sharing Behaviors Of Library Professionals In South Asia, Abinash Deka, Subaveerapandiyan A 2021 Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Understanding The Knowledge Sharing Behaviors Of Library Professionals In South Asia, Abinash Deka, Subaveerapandiyan A

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study aim is to know the information professionals/library professional’s knowledge sharing behaviours and attitudes among the institutes. This study investigated six countries' library professionals: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The study discussed knowledge sharing behaviour, technological equipment used for knowledge management and disseminating the sources of knowledge; academic social networking sites used for sharing the information and knowledge as well as challenges in knowledge management faced by the librarians examined in detail. The implication of the study highlighted the various areas of knowledge management such as training, budget, lack of staff and reward.


Research Data Management And Services In South Asian Academic Libraries, Jahnavi Yidavalapati, Priyanka Sinha, Subaveerapandiyan A 2021 National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad

Research Data Management And Services In South Asian Academic Libraries, Jahnavi Yidavalapati, Priyanka Sinha, Subaveerapandiyan A

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study examined the research data management and related services offered by South Asian countries' academic libraries. Research applied quantitative approach and survey research design method were used for this study. The survey questionnaire was distributed randomly to academic library professionals in five countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The sample population comprised 67 library professionals from various institutes of five countries. The study’s findings revealed that 83.6% of institute libraries provide research data management services to their users. The study recommends that institutes or funding organizations support staff to attend conferences and workshops on research ...


The Archival Works At Three Historic Mosques In Indonesia: The Documentation Of The Society’S Religious And Social Life, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Budi Sulistiono, Sulistyo Basuki, Maila D.H. Rahiem 2021 Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic University (UIN) of Jakarta

The Archival Works At Three Historic Mosques In Indonesia: The Documentation Of The Society’S Religious And Social Life, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Budi Sulistiono, Sulistyo Basuki, Maila D.H. Rahiem

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study examined the portrait of archive management activities in three historic mosques in Indonesia, namely Istiqlal Mosque, Luar Batang Mosque and Syuhada Mosque. These mosques have a profound symbolic significance for society. Luar Batang mosque is the oldest mosque in Jakarta. Syuhada Mosque is a gift from the Indonesian Government to Yogyakarta's people to fight for and preserve the country's independence. Istiqlal Mosque is the Republic of Indonesia's national mosque that has become a symbol of pride for its people. For many Muslims, the mosque is the nucleus of community life, and the written documents documented ...


Effective Digital Tools That Enhanced My Educational Experience, Alyssa G. Sultanik 2021 West Coast Baptist College

Effective Digital Tools That Enhanced My Educational Experience, Alyssa G. Sultanik

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Adventures In Gardening: Librarians Instructing At Universities, Joren Roth, Oliver Schulz 2021 Colorado Christian University

Adventures In Gardening: Librarians Instructing At Universities, Joren Roth, Oliver Schulz

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


The First Act: Using The Initial Minutes Of A One-Shot To Engage Students And Jumpstart Learning, Cathy Troupos 2021 Wheaton College

The First Act: Using The Initial Minutes Of A One-Shot To Engage Students And Jumpstart Learning, Cathy Troupos

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Open Access In Theory And Practice: The Theory-Practice Relationship And Openness (Book Review), Barbara M. Pope 2021 Pittsburg State University

Open Access In Theory And Practice: The Theory-Practice Relationship And Openness (Book Review), Barbara M. Pope

Faculty Submissions

This is a book review that appeared in CHOICE.


Using Appreciative Inquiry To Improve Instruction And Collaborative Partnerships, Amber C. Wessies, Julie A. Powell 2021 Union University

Using Appreciative Inquiry To Improve Instruction And Collaborative Partnerships, Amber C. Wessies, Julie A. Powell

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Customizing Information Literacy Sessions: The Key To Success, Elizabeth Young Miller 2021 Moravian University and Moravian Theological Seminary

Customizing Information Literacy Sessions: The Key To Success, Elizabeth Young Miller

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Making A Difference In One Shot, Karlee Vineyard 2021 Lubbock Christian University

Making A Difference In One Shot, Karlee Vineyard

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


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