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Citizen Web Archiving: Empowering Undergraduates To Preserve The Internet, Kayla Harris, Stephanie Shreffler, Christina A. Beis 2021 University of Dayton

Citizen Web Archiving: Empowering Undergraduates To Preserve The Internet, Kayla Harris, Stephanie Shreffler, Christina A. Beis

Marian Library Faculty Presentations

Increasingly, information that was once available in print is now available only online. There are many efforts by librarians to teach students how to evaluate sources, but in order to do that, the sources need to still exist. While librarians and archivists preserve information from the Internet through web archive collections, undergraduate students of this generation may not have considered that things on the Internet do not necessarily remain there forever, and that preservation requires a proactive approach. Through a co-curricular learning experience, a team of librarians and archivists created a self-guided, asynchronous program, Citizen Web Archiving: Preserving Websites for ...


Trust, Criticality, & The Open Web: Three Approaches To Teaching Lateral Reading, Andrea Baer, Daniel G. Kipnis, Rachel Flynn, Yan He 2021 Rowan University

Trust, Criticality, & The Open Web: Three Approaches To Teaching Lateral Reading, Andrea Baer, Daniel G. Kipnis, Rachel Flynn, Yan He

Libraries Scholarship

Presentation presented at 2021 ACRL conference.

Learning objectives:

  • Become familiar with the practice and importance of lateral reading (LR) and the skills and mindsets it involves.
  • Become familiar with different approaches to teaching LR and challenges of learning and teaching about it.
  • Reflect on the potential relevance and applications of LR in your own teaching context.

Description:

Lateral reading - the process of moving off of a webpage to see what others say about it - has become critical for effectively evaluating online sources. While lateral reading appears simple, teaching it reveals layers of complexity, which include deciding where to place one ...


Sfa Application On Islamic Economics And Finance Research, Aam Slamet Rusydiana, Lina Nugraha Rani, Rosadiro Cahyono 2021 SMART Indonesia

Sfa Application On Islamic Economics And Finance Research, Aam Slamet Rusydiana, Lina Nugraha Rani, Rosadiro Cahyono

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study aims to determine the map of SFA research on Islamic economics and finance (IEF). SFA or Stochastic Frontier Approach is one method for parametric efficiency measurement. The data analyzed were in the form of publication of the SFA application research on IEF, totaling 109 articles. Map of the development of SFA field research is obtained through the export process into the .txt file format. The export data is then processed and analyzed using the VOSviewer application program to determine the SFA development’s bibliometric map in Islamic finance application research. The results showed that the number of publications ...


Supporting Your Tenure And Promotion With Scholarship Citations, Downloads, And Journal Rankings, Barbara M. Pope 2021 Pittsburg State University

Supporting Your Tenure And Promotion With Scholarship Citations, Downloads, And Journal Rankings, Barbara M. Pope

Faculty Submissions

Come to this poster session to learn the importance of making your scholarship more visible by identifying the impact of your scholarship in your discipline and at large. Learn how to find data on citation use, determine the extent to which your scholarship is downloaded, and locate journal rankings to support the importance of your research to present in dossiers for tenure and promotion as well as regular performance reports.

Having hard data about downloads and citations of your scholarship to support your tenure or promotion dossier or regular performance report is crucial to assessing the impact of your scholarship ...


The Importance Of Information Literacy Skills For The Effective Use Of Electronic Resources By Faculty Of The University Of Health And Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana, Hawa Osman Ms, Elias Komla Tseh Mr, Selorm Adzoa Ahlijah Ms. 2021 University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho

The Importance Of Information Literacy Skills For The Effective Use Of Electronic Resources By Faculty Of The University Of Health And Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana, Hawa Osman Ms, Elias Komla Tseh Mr, Selorm Adzoa Ahlijah Ms.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The university education system aims to preserve and enhance human knowledge by strengthening the research abilities of students, resulting in the promotion of independent learning. These goals cannot be achieved without the help and intervention of an information specialist, as well as faculty. Knowledgeable navigators (e.g. librarians and lecturers) have to locate and evaluate information before passing it on to their students for use. This study sought to examine the link between information literacy skills (ILS) and library patronage. A questionnaire survey was used to collect data from 120 faculty members at the University of Health and Allied Sciences ...


Wright State University Libraries Annual Report 2020, Wright State University Libraries 2021 Wright State University

Wright State University Libraries Annual Report 2020, Wright State University Libraries

University Libraries' Annual Reports

The 2020 annual report by the Wright State University Libraries highlights the various happenings at the University Libraries including the impact of COVID-19 on the University Libraries. These ranged from departmental and staff changes, the relocation of the Educational Resource Center to the library, changes to services and materials, and other challenges faced through the year.


Iowa State University Library Digital Preservation Policy, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY 2021 Iowa State University

Iowa State University Library Digital Preservation Policy, Iowa State University Library

University Library Policies

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Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Faculty And Research Scholars Of The Department Of Mathematics Under The University Of Burdwan – An Appraisal, Amit Kumar Das, Sukumar Mandal 2021 Mankar College

Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Faculty And Research Scholars Of The Department Of Mathematics Under The University Of Burdwan – An Appraisal, Amit Kumar Das, Sukumar Mandal

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose – The study examines the aspects of information needs and information seeking behaviour of faculties and research scholar of the mathematics departments including methods applied for finding data. The academic status and research field of users with their information seeking behaviour was investigated.

Methodology – Data has been collected usingonline questionnaire survey from faculties and regular research scholars of the Department of Mathematics under the University of Burdwan faculties (80 per cent response rate) and research scholars (response rate 61.29%) participated in the online Google form survey.

Findings – The study reveals the comparisonamong regular faculties and Regular Research scholars of ...


Cross-Training And Development Of Librarians For Effective Job Performance In University Libraries: Methods, Challenges And Prospects, Wisdom Okereke Anyim 2021 Rhema University, Aba, Nigeria

Cross-Training And Development Of Librarians For Effective Job Performance In University Libraries: Methods, Challenges And Prospects, Wisdom Okereke Anyim

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Cross-training exercise is very important in university library to get every staff conversant with diverse library operations in such a way librarian "A" can also do the task of librarian "B" when needs arise. This paper explored the methods, challenges or disadvantages and prospects of cross-training and development of librarians for effective job performance. It was concluded the the progress and pitfalls of cross-training depends on the implementation charisma which technological and organizational culture must be put into consideration.


Awareness And Implementation Of Total Quality Management: Medical Libraries’ Perspective, Abera Sial, Hafiz Nazeer Hussain, Hafiz Muhammad Adil, Muhammad Ijaz Mairaj 2021 Department of Law & Parliamentary Affairs, Punjab Civil secretariat, Lahore.

Awareness And Implementation Of Total Quality Management: Medical Libraries’ Perspective, Abera Sial, Hafiz Nazeer Hussain, Hafiz Muhammad Adil, Muhammad Ijaz Mairaj

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study intended to assess the level of awareness and the status of applications of total quality management (TQM) in medical libraries. A survey method was used to collect data from the library professionals serving in the libraries of medical colleges/institutes/universities of Punjab, Pakistan. The findings revealed that the majority of the respondents claimed a good level of awareness and understanding about TQM applications for medical libraries. TQM applications including “committed leadership and management support; continuous improvement; teamwork; involvement of everyone; and employee empowerment” were practiced in medical libraries to achieve “customer satisfaction”. The medical library professionals (MLPs ...


Investing Digital Information Literacy In Relation With Demographic Factors: A Case Of Women In Pakistan, Munazza Mahmood, Syeda H. Batool, Mukhtar Ahmmad 2021 Institute of Information Management

Investing Digital Information Literacy In Relation With Demographic Factors: A Case Of Women In Pakistan, Munazza Mahmood, Syeda H. Batool, Mukhtar Ahmmad

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study aims to assess the relationship between demographic factors and the digital information literacy skills of women in Pakistan. Quantitative research approach was employed and data was collected through a questionnaire containing 12 items, adopted from Digital Information Fluency Model developed by Sarah A. Collins, Leanne M. Currie, Suzanne Bakken, David K. Vawdrey and Patricia W. Stone. All the items of the scale scored good internal consistency (Cronbach’s alpha=.905). The self-reported survey questionnaire was hosted online and its link was shared with the participants through different digital means. A sample of two hundred and ninety one ...


Anti-Dote-Cum-Connotation On Employment Opportunities, Job Satisfaction And Effective Information Service Delivery In The 21st Century: An Overview, Sudeshna Karmakar 2021 Librarian, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan

Anti-Dote-Cum-Connotation On Employment Opportunities, Job Satisfaction And Effective Information Service Delivery In The 21st Century: An Overview, Sudeshna Karmakar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

One of the factors of the success of any organization depends on the human work force. Librarians and information science professionals always play a supporting role in the teaching, learning and research in the various scopes of the discipline. Employment opportunity in the library and information science is a vital issue in this present era, especially in the present decade and decades to come due to the advancement of new technology which plays a key role in the management of library and information centers. Management factors such as recruitment, induction, promotion, job satisfaction all are affected by modern technologies. Employment ...


Making Research Data Discoverable: An Outreach Activity Of Datacite, Surbhi Arora, Rupak Chakravarty 2021 Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Making Research Data Discoverable: An Outreach Activity Of Datacite, Surbhi Arora, Rupak Chakravarty

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Objective

The enormous growth in research data generated today has highlighted the value of data management (RDM) to make research FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interconnected and Reusable). Appropriate data instructs researchers to use and reuse that data within appropriate citations and attribute it to the author. And Data citation refers to the process of presenting a reference to data in the same way as a bibliographic reference to printed resources is regularly provided by researchers. In this regard, the objective of this paper is to investigate the activities of the Datacite website in managing research data.

Methodology

The study approached the ...


Intimacy And Interruption In Remote Library Instruction, Leila Walker 2021 CUNY Queens College

Intimacy And Interruption In Remote Library Instruction, Leila Walker

Publications and Research

Sharing our spaces in synchronous instruction sessions does more than just show the places where research occurs. It creates an opportunity for students to see our vulnerabilities


Ontology Of Library And Information Science Theses Of The Central Universities In India, syamili C Dr., Rekha RV Dr. 2021 University of Calicut

Ontology Of Library And Information Science Theses Of The Central Universities In India, Syamili C Dr., Rekha Rv Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study attempted to design the ontology of Library and Information Science theses of central universities of India to visualize the doctoral research output in Library Information Science. The study also attempts to develop the ontology using ‘Methontology’, which is an ontology engineering methodology to explore the method. This Ontology contains 247 concepts, 244 Individuals, 125 Object property assertions, 85 Data property assertions. The developed ontology was evaluated and made sure that it meets the information need of its users and it has been found that Ontology could answer the majority of the questions after evaluation. The evaluation results are ...


University Libraries News, Georgia Southern University 2021 Georgia Southern University

University Libraries News, Georgia Southern University

University Libraries News Blog

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Meet Me At The Library: The History Of The School Librarianship Program At Illinois State University, April K. Anderson-Zorn 2021 Illinois State University

Meet Me At The Library: The History Of The School Librarianship Program At Illinois State University, April K. Anderson-Zorn

Faculty and Staff Publications – Milner Library

Join University Archivist April Anderson-Zorn as she explores the history of the school librarianship program at Illinois State University. Attendees will learn how Redbirds became school librarians, how the program changed from a degree to a certificate, and how the university prepares school librarians today. Photographs of campus locations and documents from the era will highlight the training of Redbird school librarians and the critical role they play in the classroom.


Library Ebooks At George Fox University, Robin M. Ashford 2021 George Fox University

Library Ebooks At George Fox University, Robin M. Ashford

Faculty Publications - George Fox University Libraries

Workshop presentation discussing how to find, access, and best utilize the variety of ebook platforms used here at George Fox University.


Investigating Users’ Experience About E-Shodhsindhu In Hunting The Relevant Information, AMIT KUMAR 2021 MIZORAM UNIVERSITY

Investigating Users’ Experience About E-Shodhsindhu In Hunting The Relevant Information, Amit Kumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Purpose – The paper intends to explore users’ opinion on use and practice of e-ShodhSindhu: Consortium for Higher Education e-Resources by the users’ i.e. library visitors in particular, of five member libraries of e-ShodhSindhu consortium namely Mizoram University (MZU); University of Delhi (DU); Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI); Central University of Haryana (CUH) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi (JNU).

Design/methodology/approach – To accomplish the objectives of the study, users’ survey was conducted with the help of well structure questionnaire among the library visitors of member libraries (e-ShodhSindhu consortium) under study. The population includes in the study comprised 428 respondents ...


Decades Of Advocacy: Towards Effective Utilization Of Open Educational Resources (Oer) In Universities In Nigeria: The Missing Link, Scholastica A.J. Chukwu Rev Sr Dr., Augonus N. Uhegbu 2021 Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Decades Of Advocacy: Towards Effective Utilization Of Open Educational Resources (Oer) In Universities In Nigeria: The Missing Link, Scholastica A.J. Chukwu Rev Sr Dr., Augonus N. Uhegbu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper is a position article that explores the various ways that have been missing in the decades of advocacy for the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in universities in Nigeria. The paper examines both the global and Nigerian perspectives in the advocacy for the use of OER. It also explains exhaustively the concept of OER. The paper identifies institutional support, awareness of the existence of OER in the university communities, adequate bandwidth with sustained ICT capacities and facilities, sound policy framework and public-private partnership initiatives as measures that are missing in the chains of advocacy to popularize use ...


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