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Starting, Publishing, And Sustaining An Online Journal: Beginner’S Workshop, Pat Maxwell, Anne Larrivee, Lisa DeLuca 2016 The College at Brockport

Starting, Publishing, And Sustaining An Online Journal: Beginner’S Workshop, Pat Maxwell, Anne Larrivee, Lisa Deluca

Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group & NY IR Day

This interactive workshop will offer best practices to follow when creating, publishing, and sustaining an online journal. Although online journals share many characteristics, journals can vary based on how editors choose to set them up. As more libraries assist with this process, editors are coming to librarians with questions about how to start. This collaborative pairing leads to questions such as: How can librarians be involved in the publishing process, and to what capacity? Who will design the journal? How can the library promote these journals and encourage submissions? Learn from a team of librarians who will use their consulting ...


An Olympic Ode To Cataloging, Maureen E. Schlangen 2016 University of Dayton

An Olympic Ode To Cataloging, Maureen E. Schlangen

Maureen E. Schlangen

When my colleagues in the University Libraries gathered on the west portico of Roesch Library June 9 for our own version of the Olympics, our competitive nature, mostly dormant in our daily work, emerged in events that put our teams to the test both physically and mentally: journal Jenga, journal toss, cart racing, book balancing, speed sorting and the hardest scavenger hunt I’ve ever participated in.

But like many things I’ve discovered in my two years in the Libraries, the information science that inspired these trivial games is anything but trivial.

As I raced to put a cart ...


An Olympic Ode To Cataloging, Maureen E. Schlangen 2016 University of Dayton

An Olympic Ode To Cataloging, Maureen E. Schlangen

Roesch Library Staff Publications

When my colleagues in the University Libraries gathered on the west portico of Roesch Library June 9 for our own version of the Olympics, our competitive nature, mostly dormant in our daily work, emerged in events that put our teams to the test both physically and mentally: journal Jenga, journal toss, cart racing, book balancing, speed sorting and the hardest scavenger hunt I’ve ever participated in.

But like many things I’ve discovered in my two years in the Libraries, the information science that inspired these trivial games is anything but trivial.

As I raced to put a cart ...


Discovery And Reuse Of Open Datasets: An Exploratory Study, Sara Mannheimer, Leila Belle Sterman, Susan Borda 2016 Montana State University-Bozeman

Discovery And Reuse Of Open Datasets: An Exploratory Study, Sara Mannheimer, Leila Belle Sterman, Susan Borda

Journal of eScience Librarianship

Objective: This article analyzes twenty cited or downloaded datasets and the repositories that house them, in order to produce insights that can be used by academic libraries to encourage discovery and reuse of research data in institutional repositories.

Methods: Using Thomson Reuters’ Data Citation Index and repository download statistics, we identified twenty cited/downloaded datasets. We documented the characteristics of the cited/downloaded datasets and their corresponding repositories in a self-designed rubric. The rubric includes six major categories: basic information; funding agency and journal information; linking and sharing; factors to encourage reuse; repository characteristics; and data description.

Results: Our small-scale ...


Cyclone Pride: Gamification And Other Avenues To High Faculty Participation In Institutional Repositories, Harrison W. Inefuku 2016 Iowa State University

Cyclone Pride: Gamification And Other Avenues To High Faculty Participation In Institutional Repositories, Harrison W. Inefuku

Digital Repository Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations

Lack of faculty interest or contributions to an institutional repository is often cited by repository managers as a significant challenge. Three years after launching, eight departments at Iowa State University had over 50% of their tenured and tenure-eligible faculty contributing publications to their institutional repository, in disciplines ranging from Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering to World Languages and Cultures. These high rates of participation were achieved without an institutional open access mandate. This presentation looks at the gamification of the institutional repository—stoking interest by tapping into athletic and regional rivalries—and other techniques used to successfully encourage faculty to utilize ...


Access Services In The New Century (Full Issue), 2016 Pacific University

Access Services In The New Century (Full Issue)

OLA Quarterly

The spring issue of OLA Quarterly focuses on access services in the new century. How are core activities like circulation, interlibrary loan, space and stacks management changing? Staying the same? How can we better meet our patron’s needs, especially as our communities change around us? How can we ensure we are meeting the needs of all community members, especially those who are traditionally underserved? What have been our major success and victories in this new century?


Volume 22 Issue 1 Table Of Contents, 2016 Pacific University

Volume 22 Issue 1 Table Of Contents

OLA Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Volume 22 Issue 1 Introduction, Turner Masland 2016 Portland State University

Volume 22 Issue 1 Introduction, Turner Masland

OLA Quarterly

Libraries are continuing to change at a rapid pace, transforming from quiet repositories into vibrant locations for knowledge and information gathering and exchange. Books are being moved to storage facilities to make room for more collaborative learning spaces. Technology demands are rising. Makerspaces are becoming essential library services. While these changes are both scary and exciting, they are also necessary for libraries to remain true to their core mission: serving our communities and their information needs while respecting their rights to privacy and intellectual freedom. While everything in our industry feels like it is changing rapidly, it also remains the ...


A Love Letter To Access Services, Angela Weyrens 2016 Multnomah County Library

A Love Letter To Access Services, Angela Weyrens

OLA Quarterly

Access Services, I do love you, ever so. You are my best and most favorite work relationship (although since we’re being honest, certainly not my first). I believe in you: your purpose, presence, and importance, your sheer scale and volume. You embody the basic, very important parts of the engine that keeps the library moving forward. Check in, check out, shelve, retrieve, make accessible that which is disordered, create a card, manage a troubled account, say hello to new members of the community, and wish them well when they leave. You do so many things expertly, efficiently, and with ...


Access To Public Library Services For Spanish-Speakers, Angelica Novoa De Cordeiro 2016 Emporia State University

Access To Public Library Services For Spanish-Speakers, Angelica Novoa De Cordeiro

OLA Quarterly

This article analyzes best practices on access for Spanish-speakers through personal practices, providing library services to the target population, exploration of a library system, and researching work done by other professionals in the library field. Based on resources that guide librarians in the areas of facilities, collection development, programs and services for the community, as well as other critical concerns such as knowing and understanding the community, outreach, and advocacy, I reaffirm that twenty-first century best practices include a collaborative effort. This article proposes working with a plan that includes partnerships and committees which would focus on services for the ...


How Open Science Helps Researchers Succeed, Erin McKiernan, Philip E. Bourne, C. Titus Brown, Stuart Buck, Amye Kenall, Jennifer Lin, Damon McDougall, Brian A. Nosek, Karthik Ram, Courtney K. Soderberg, Jeffrey R. Spies, Kaitlin Thaney, Andrew Updegrove, Kara H. Woo, Tal Yarkoni 2016 National Autonomous University of Mexico

How Open Science Helps Researchers Succeed, Erin Mckiernan, Philip E. Bourne, C. Titus Brown, Stuart Buck, Amye Kenall, Jennifer Lin, Damon Mcdougall, Brian A. Nosek, Karthik Ram, Courtney K. Soderberg, Jeffrey R. Spies, Kaitlin Thaney, Andrew Updegrove, Kara H. Woo, Tal Yarkoni

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Open access, open data, open source, and other open scholarship practices are growing in popularity and necessity. However, widespread adoption of these practices has not yet been achieved. One reason is that researchers are uncertain about how sharing their work will affect their careers. We review literature demonstrating that open research is associated with increases in citations, media attention, potential collaborators, job opportunities, and funding opportunities. These findings are evidence that open research practices bring significant benefits to researchers relative to more traditional closed practices.


Lis Programs And The Need For Diversity, Denisse Solis 2016 Florida International University

Lis Programs And The Need For Diversity, Denisse Solis

Works of the FIU Libraries

This article addresses the lack of understanding of social issues within LIS and MLIS education and in the profession itself while advocating for discussions on diversity in library and information programs in the U.S., the promotion of groups to address these issues, and encouraging more open dialogue on issues of race, gender, and class.


Repository Additions, June 2016, Cedarville University 2016 Cedarville University

Repository Additions, June 2016, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Documents

No abstract provided.


Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For June 2016, Cedarville University 2016 Cedarville University

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For June 2016, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


Most Frequently Downloaded Items In June 2016, Psu Digital Commons, Deborah L. White 2016 Pittsburg State University

Most Frequently Downloaded Items In June 2016, Psu Digital Commons, Deborah L. White

Institutional Repository Information

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Most Frequently Downloaded Items In May 2016, Psu Digital Commons, Deborah L. White 2016 Pittsburg State University

Most Frequently Downloaded Items In May 2016, Psu Digital Commons, Deborah L. White

Institutional Repository Information

Statistical information for the PSU Digital Commons.


Choosing A Book Reader For Your Repository, Lusiella Fazzino 2016 College of New Rochelle

Choosing A Book Reader For Your Repository, Lusiella Fazzino

Gill Library Publications

This brief article describes the benefits of using the Internet Archive BookReader in an institutional repository as compared to other book readers like ISSUU, FlippingBook and Calameo. The workflow for implementing the Internet Archive BookReader is shared.


Illusions Of A ‘Bond’: Tagging Cultural Products Across Online Platforms, Nadine Desrochers, Audrey Laplante, Anabel Quan-Haase, Kim Martin, Louise Spiteri 2016 University of Montreal

Illusions Of A ‘Bond’: Tagging Cultural Products Across Online Platforms, Nadine Desrochers, Audrey Laplante, Anabel Quan-Haase, Kim Martin, Louise Spiteri

Library and Information Science Publications

Structured Abstract

Purpose

Most studies pertaining to social tagging focus on one platform or platform type, thus limiting the scope of their findings. This study explores social tagging practices across four platforms in relation to cultural products associated with the book Casino Royale, by Ian Fleming.

Design/methodology/approach

A layered and nested case study approach was used to analyze data from four online platforms: Goodreads, Last.fm, WordPress, and public library social discovery platforms. The top-level case study focuses on the book Casino Royale, by Ian Fleming, and its derivative products. The analysis of tagging practices in each of ...


Volume 21 Issue 4 Introduction, Joan Petit 2016 Portland State University

Volume 21 Issue 4 Introduction, Joan Petit

Joan Petit

Oregon libraries provide an incredible array of resources and services, but sometimes we struggle to educate our users and each other about all that is available. Over the past several years, many libraries have become more intentional in our efforts to market and promote our offerings, through traditional PR and advertisements as well as newer approaches like social media. However, we may lack the formal training and expertise to do this well—marketing is not a class offered in all library school programs—and, even with appropriate training, we may lack the budget and staff to implement a large-scale marketing ...


Shifting Sands - Forum Notes.Pdf, Ian McCullough 2016 University of Akron Main Campus

Shifting Sands - Forum Notes.Pdf, Ian Mccullough

Research

No abstract provided.


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