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Serials Collection Management In Recessionary Times: "Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats", Karen G. Lawson 2010 Iowa State University

Serials Collection Management In Recessionary Times: "Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats", Karen G. Lawson

Collections and Technical Services Publications and Papers

Difficult economic times often require that librarians make difficult decisions during a period of great stress. Declining budgets compete with rising expectations, along with ever changing licensing and service models from publishers and vendors. Serials librarians struggle to maintain and expand accessibility in an increasingly complex environment. Depending on the direness of the situation, the options can be threatening. During an economic downturn, the ideal of collection expansion can turn into a struggle to maintain current access along with the imperative to cancel important serial titles.


Case Study 03—Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery: Case Study Report, Harrison W. Inefuku, Cindy McLellan 2010 University of British Columbia

Case Study 03—Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery: Case Study Report, Harrison W. Inefuku, Cindy Mclellan

Harrison W. Inefuku

The case study examines the issues involved with preserving contemporary art, specifically art that relies on digital technology for its presentation. The Gallery is interested in finding means of ensuring works will survive in perpetuity and as they were originally intended to be displayed or in a manner that respects the intention of the artists who created the works.


Beyond Library Walls: Embedded Librarians In Academic Departments, Tobie Matava, Daniel Coffey, Jeffrey D. Kushkowski 2010 Iowa State University

Beyond Library Walls: Embedded Librarians In Academic Departments, Tobie Matava, Daniel Coffey, Jeffrey D. Kushkowski

Reference and Instruction Publications and Papers

Today's academic library provides resources that users can access both physically in the library and virtually from academic offices. This increasing availability of online access means that information resources are no longer confined within library walls and librarians need to rethink how their constituents' information needs are being met. Embedding librarians in academic departments and programs is one way to expand library services within this new information landscape. This article describes the background and process for embedding librarians and provides case studies from three librarians who successfully embedded themselves in academic departments.


120 Years Of Depository Library Service, Hoyt Public Library 2010 Minnesota State University, Mankato

120 Years Of Depository Library Service, Hoyt Public Library

Federal Depository Anniversaries

Photographs of a display of government documents at Hoyt Public Library.


Digitizing Vaudeville, Amy J W Slowik 2010 Western Kentucky University

Digitizing Vaudeville, Amy J W Slowik

B Sides

Unseen version of my poster for graduation from the University of Iowa's SLIS program.


Developing Career Resources In Public Libraries, Christine Mastalio 2010 University of Iowa

Developing Career Resources In Public Libraries, Christine Mastalio

B Sides

The term "career help" can encompass many things, including resume/cover letter workshops, online resources, courses taught by librarians or job fairs at the library. As of 2010, many libraries are engaging in one or more of these avenues, responding to an information need. This site seeks to give practicing librarians resources on why the library might want to get involved, examples of successful programs, avenues of funding and evaluation strategies. Although teens and young adults may also benefit from career services at the library, this website focuses on resources for adults.

Link to Full Text: http://careerhelpatpubliclibraries.weebly.com


"Blacks Deserve Bodies Too!" Design And Discussion About Diversity And Race In A Tween Virtual World, Y. B. Kafai, M. S. Cook, Deborah A. Fields 2010 Utah State University

"Blacks Deserve Bodies Too!" Design And Discussion About Diversity And Race In A Tween Virtual World, Y. B. Kafai, M. S. Cook, Deborah A. Fields

Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Walking A Mile Uphill Both Ways: Teaching Information Literacy With Less, Erin Davis, Heidi Blackburn 2010 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Walking A Mile Uphill Both Ways: Teaching Information Literacy With Less, Erin Davis, Heidi Blackburn

Criss Library Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

This presentation features ACRL Immersion 2009; Where we are now...budget mode plus new Milennial students; Millennials in 10 seconds; What the possibilities are...; and Bibliography/Links to websites.


Oclc’S Worldcat Local Versus Iii’S Webpac: Which Interface Is Better At Supporting Common User Tasks?, Bob Thomas, Stefanie Buck 2010 Western Washington University

Oclc’S Worldcat Local Versus Iii’S Webpac: Which Interface Is Better At Supporting Common User Tasks?, Bob Thomas, Stefanie Buck

Western Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

This paper describes the results of a usability test performed at Western Washington University to determine if users were as successful performing common catalog-related tasks in WorldCat Local as they are in the library’s current catalog, Innovative Interfaces’ WebPAC.


Book Review: Why Don't Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How The Mind Works And What It Means For The Classroom By Daniel T. Willingham, Leza Madsen Associate Professor 2010 Western Washington University

Book Review: Why Don't Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How The Mind Works And What It Means For The Classroom By Daniel T. Willingham, Leza Madsen Associate Professor

Western Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Resources To Encourage Entrepreneurial Creativity And Innovation, Stephen Fadel 2010 The University of Maine

Resources To Encourage Entrepreneurial Creativity And Innovation, Stephen Fadel

Library Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Digital Rights Management As Information Access Barrier, Jason Puckett 2010 Georgia State University

Digital Rights Management As Information Access Barrier, Jason Puckett

University Library Faculty Publications

Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a type of technological control used by information publishers and vendors to restrict use of electronic information. Librarians should be concerned about DRM because it privileges the rights of information providers to the point of infringing upon users’ fair use and other rights. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998 put commercial interests first, casting information users as potential “pirates.” DRM causes difficulties for users of library search tools, audio books, e-books and other electronic media, and for libraries and archives in the area of long-term preservation. Librarians must advocate for users’ rights to ...


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Jason Puckett 2010 Georgia State University

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Jason Puckett

University Library Faculty Publications

The author describes the contents of his own private library. He reportedly uses a podcast media player for listening to audio files of authors like science fiction and nonfiction writer Cory Doctorow and fantasy writer Mur Lafferty. It is stated that Podiobooks uses Really Simple Syndication (RSS) which enables setting up of automatically delivered chapters at regular intervals and that Librovox functions as an online library of audiobooks in the public domain.


Designing A Writing Intensive Course With Information Literacy And Critical Thinking Learning Outcomes, Jeanne Armstrong Ph.D. 2010 Western Washington University

Designing A Writing Intensive Course With Information Literacy And Critical Thinking Learning Outcomes, Jeanne Armstrong Ph.D.

Western Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

Purpose: The paper aims to describe the process of redesigning the American Cultural Studies 499 course in order to integrate information literacy (IL) and critical thinking outcomes into specific assignments. Since this research and writing proficiency course at Western Washington University have traditionally been taught by a librarian with background in the discipline, the paper also considers the challenges in communication between librarians and discipline instructors about the concepts of IL and critical thinking.
Design/methodology/approach: Reviews of the literature on IL across the curriculum and on partnerships between librarians and discipline instructors will be combined with an analysis ...


Review Of Archives Power: Memory, Accountability, And Social Justice By Randall C. Jimerson, W. Bede Mitchell 2010 Georgia Southern University

Review Of Archives Power: Memory, Accountability, And Social Justice By Randall C. Jimerson, W. Bede Mitchell

Library Faculty Publications

This review was published in College and Research Libraries.


Selection And Cataloging For An Automated Retrieval Collection: Viewpoint Of A Cataloger, Debra G. Skinner 2010 Georgia Southern University

Selection And Cataloging For An Automated Retrieval Collection: Viewpoint Of A Cataloger, Debra G. Skinner

Library Faculty Publications

In the summer of 2004, Georgia Southern University began a library construction project that was to last 4 years. An important aspect was the installation of an Automated Retrieval System (ARC) to house a substantial portion of the library collections so that more space could be available for students, faculty, and the services to meet their needs. This paper traces the development of the use of the ARC to house collections, with emphasis on how materials were selected for the two phases of the project and how catalogers have adapted to the idea of collections that can only be browsed ...


Standardization Of Keyword Search Mode, Di Su 2010 York College

Standardization Of Keyword Search Mode, Di Su

Publications and Research

In spite of its popularity, Keyword Search mode has not been standardized. While information professionals are quick to adapt to various presentations of Keyword Search mode, novice end-users often find Keyword Search confusing. This article compares Keyword Search mode in some major reference databases and calls for standardization.


Holocaust-Denial Literature: A Sixth Bibliography, John A. Drobnicki 2010 CUNY York College

Holocaust-Denial Literature: A Sixth Bibliography, John A. Drobnicki

Publications and Research

This bibliography is a supplement to five earlier ones that were published in the Bulletin of Bibliography. Holocaust denial is a body of literature that seeks to prove that the Jewish Holocaust did not happen. This bibliography includes both works about Holocaust denial and works of Holocaust denial.


Embedded Information Literacy: An Arts And Humanities Model, Marni R. Harrington, Christy Sich, Fran Gray 2010 The University of Western Ontario

Embedded Information Literacy: An Arts And Humanities Model, Marni R. Harrington, Christy Sich, Fran Gray

Western Libraries Presentations

This material was presented at Spring Perspectives 2010. The presentation highlights the collaboration between the Faculty of Arts & Humanities and The D.B. Weldon Library to embed information literacy skills directly into a Classical Studies course.


Library School Curricula In The Us Should Address Liaison Responsibilities For Students Interested In Academic Librarianship, Nazi Torabi 2010 The University of Western Ontario

Library School Curricula In The Us Should Address Liaison Responsibilities For Students Interested In Academic Librarianship, Nazi Torabi

Western Libraries Publications

No abstract provided.


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