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Eighteen Blind Library Users’ Experiences With Library Websites And Search Tools In U.S. Academic Libraries: A Qualitative Study, Adina Mulliken 2019 CUNY Hunter College

Eighteen Blind Library Users’ Experiences With Library Websites And Search Tools In U.S. Academic Libraries: A Qualitative Study, Adina Mulliken

Publications and Research

Telephone interviews were conducted with 18 blind academic library users around the U.S. about their experiences using their library and its website. The study uses the perspective that blind users’ insights are fundamental. A common theme was that navigating a webpage is time consuming on the first visit. Issues identified include the need for “databases” to be defined on the homepage, accessibly coded search boxes, logical heading structure, and several problems to be resolved on result pages. Variations in needs depending on users’ screen reader expertise were also raised. Suggestions for libraries to address these issues are offered.


Migratory Patterns In Irs: Contentdm, Digital Commons And Flying The Coop, Michele Gibney, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, Elizabeth Chance 2018 University of the Pacific

Migratory Patterns In Irs: Contentdm, Digital Commons And Flying The Coop, Michele Gibney, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, Elizabeth Chance

Michele Gibney

What is the importance of institutional history and special collections in a digital environment? Should these pieces of history have their own digital platform or be merged with the institutional repository? What role do repositories play in the institutional environment? What impact do digital historical collections have on the stakeholder contingent as well as the global community? The speakers will discuss the rationale behind migrating collections from CONTENTdm to institutional repositories (all using bepress’s Digital Commons platform). Reasons range from subscription costs to file format concerns to increased search optimization. The migratory act will be covered in terms of ...


Source Non-Exclusive Distribution Licence, Sheridan College 2018 Sheridan College

Source Non-Exclusive Distribution Licence, Sheridan College

Publications and Scholarship

The intent of the following non-exclusive distribution license agreement is for an author or a creator to give the SOURCE team permission to make their Work(s) available for public access on the Internet. Authors/Creators who submit their work to SOURCE retain the copyright ownership, but permit users to access, reproduce, and distribute the Work(s) with attribution and for non-commercial and non-derivative purposes.

A non-exclusive distribution license means that authors/creators may make other copies of their work available elsewhere without obtaining permission from the SOURCE team.


An Ethical Framework For Library Publishing, Jason Boczar, Nina Collins, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Terri Fishel, Valerie Horton, Harrison W. Inefuku, Sarah Melton, Joshua Neds-Fox, Wendy C. Robertson, Charlotte Roh, Melanie Schlosser, Jaclyn Sipovic, Camille Thomas, Monica Westin 2018 University of South Florida

An Ethical Framework For Library Publishing, Jason Boczar, Nina Collins, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Terri Fishel, Valerie Horton, Harrison W. Inefuku, Sarah Melton, Joshua Neds-Fox, Wendy C. Robertson, Charlotte Roh, Melanie Schlosser, Jaclyn Sipovic, Camille Thomas, Monica Westin

Ethical Framework for Library Publishing

Inspired by discussions at the 2017 Library Publishing Forum, the Ethical Framework for Publishing 1.0 was created by the members of the Ethical Framework for Library Publishing Task Force, with the assistance of many community members who served as peer reviewers and workshop participants, as well as the staff of the Educopia Institute. The Framework introduces library publishers to important ethical considerations in a variety of areas and provides concrete recommendations and resources for ethical scholarly publishing. As the version number in the title suggests, the document is meant to evolve - to be updated and expanded over time.


Build An Organizational Digital Scholarship Repository Using Omeka, Sai Deng 2018 University of Central Florida

Build An Organizational Digital Scholarship Repository Using Omeka, Sai Deng

Sai Deng

As a non-profit organization for librarians of color, Chinese American Librarians Association has members from all over the world. Materials that document the evolution of the organization and its scholarly activities pertain valuable information. There was an urgent need to establish an organizational digital scholarship repository to preserve these materials as well as to serve as a hub that provides valuable research information.

After careful comparison and selection, Omeka, a content management system for online digital resources, was chosen. Omeka is open source and thus free with a stable group of developers for a long time. While Omeka is an ...


Handout For The Alcts Tsmal Interest Group Meeting, June 2018, Sai Deng 2018 University of Central Florida

Handout For The Alcts Tsmal Interest Group Meeting, June 2018, Sai Deng

Sai Deng

No abstract provided.


Repository Additions, June 2018, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

Repository Additions, June 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For June 2018, Cedarville University 2018 Cedarville University

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For June 2018, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


State Of Open At The University Of Colorado Boulder: A Baseline Analysis Of Open Access Practices From 2012 To 2018, Andrew Johnson, Katie Mika, Melissa H. Cantrell, Ryan Caillet 2018 University of Colorado Boulder

State Of Open At The University Of Colorado Boulder: A Baseline Analysis Of Open Access Practices From 2012 To 2018, Andrew Johnson, Katie Mika, Melissa H. Cantrell, Ryan Caillet

University Libraries Faculty & Staff Contributions

This report is an attempt to quantify, to the greatest extent possible given available data and methods, the current “State of Open” at CU Boulder. In addition to this initial effort to capture data on the OA activities underway at CU Boulder since 2012 when the Libraries first began coordinated efforts in this space, this report will serve as a baseline from which to measure future progress toward a more open research landscape on campus. Data used to produce this report can be found here: https://doi.org/10.25810/znb1-3k90

Key findings from this report include:

● 10.20% of ...


Analysis Of Tweets Mentioning Scholarly Works From An Institutional Repository, Ashley D.R. Sergiadis 2018 East Tennessee State University

Analysis Of Tweets Mentioning Scholarly Works From An Institutional Repository, Ashley D.R. Sergiadis

ETSU Faculty Works

Altmetrics derived from Twitter have potential benefits for institutional repository (IR) stakeholders (faculty, students, administrators, and academic libraries) when metrics aggregators (Altmetric, Plum Analytics) are integrated with IRs. There is limited research on tweets mentioning works in IRs and how the results impact IR stakeholders, specifically libraries. In order to address this gap in the literature, the author conducted a content analysis of tweets tracked by a metrics aggregator (Plum X Metrics) in a Digital Commons IR. The study found that the majority of tweets were neutral in attitude, intended for a general audience, included no hashtags, and were written ...


Build An Organizational Digital Scholarship Repository Using Omeka, Sai Deng 2018 University of Central Florida

Build An Organizational Digital Scholarship Repository Using Omeka, Sai Deng

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

As a non-profit organization for librarians of color, Chinese American Librarians Association has members from all over the world. Materials that document the evolution of the organization and its scholarly activities pertain valuable information. There was an urgent need to establish an organizational digital scholarship repository to preserve these materials as well as to serve as a hub that provides valuable research information.

After careful comparison and selection, Omeka, a content management system for online digital resources, was chosen. Omeka is open source and thus free with a stable group of developers for a long time. While Omeka is an ...


It’S All In The Relationships: A Liaison Role For Librarian-Publishers, Emily Carlisle, Kristin Hoffmann 2018 University of Western Ontario

It’S All In The Relationships: A Liaison Role For Librarian-Publishers, Emily Carlisle, Kristin Hoffmann

Western Libraries Presentations

In fall 2017, we initiated a migration of the University of Western Ontario’s 32 library-hosted journals from the bepress Digital Commons platform to the Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform. This was a response to concerns expressed by librarians and journal editors regarding potential implications of Elsevier’s August 2017 acquisition of bepress, including the possibility that Elsevier might place ads on their journal pages or increase fees for journal-hosting services. Our goal was to mitigate those concerns by ensuring that Western Libraries’ journal platform remained as open and community-driven as possible. Because the migration coincided with a librarian taking ...


Keeping Up With Science Faculty Scholarship: A No-Cost Option For Generating Faculty Citation Lists, Ngoc-Yen Tran, Emily Chan 2018 San Jose State University

Keeping Up With Science Faculty Scholarship: A No-Cost Option For Generating Faculty Citation Lists, Ngoc-Yen Tran, Emily Chan

Faculty and Staff Publications

To support SJSU’s College of Science's efforts to identify and quantify science faculty research publications for fund disbursement, we compiled a bibliography of science faculty research and scholarship. The citation lists would be used to develop and formalize baseline research metrics. We used existing and available resources including librarian time, subscribed science databases, and the institution-subscribed reference citation manager.


Keeping Up With Science Faculty Scholarship: A No-Cost Option For Generating Faculty Citation Lists, Ngoc-Yen Tran, Emily K. Chan 2018 San Jose State University

Keeping Up With Science Faculty Scholarship: A No-Cost Option For Generating Faculty Citation Lists, Ngoc-Yen Tran, Emily K. Chan

Ngoc-Yen Tran

To support SJSU’s College of Science's efforts to identify and quantify science faculty research publications for fund disbursement, we compiled a bibliography of science faculty research and scholarship. The citation lists would be used to develop and formalize baseline research metrics. We used existing and available resources including librarian time, subscribed science databases, and the institution-subscribed reference citation manager.


Keeping Up With Science Faculty Scholarship: A No-Cost Option For Generating Faculty Citation Lists, Ngoc-Yen Tran, Emily K. Chan 2018 San Jose State University

Keeping Up With Science Faculty Scholarship: A No-Cost Option For Generating Faculty Citation Lists, Ngoc-Yen Tran, Emily K. Chan

Emily K. Chan

To support SJSU’s College of Science's efforts to identify and quantify science faculty research publications for fund disbursement, we compiled a bibliography of science faculty research and scholarship. The citation lists would be used to develop and formalize baseline research metrics. We used existing and available resources including librarian time, subscribed science databases, and the institution-subscribed reference citation manager.


Handout For The Alcts Tsmal Interest Group Meeting, June 2018, Sai Deng 2018 University of Central Florida

Handout For The Alcts Tsmal Interest Group Meeting, June 2018, Sai Deng

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

No abstract provided.


Picking Up The Slack: Creating Feedback & Idea Creation Networks For Librarians At Different Institutions, Erica England, Jennifer L. Pate, James Gilbreath, Alex Boucher, Karlie Johnson, Katherine Eastman 2018 Washington State University

Picking Up The Slack: Creating Feedback & Idea Creation Networks For Librarians At Different Institutions, Erica England, Jennifer L. Pate, James Gilbreath, Alex Boucher, Karlie Johnson, Katherine Eastman

Faculty Presentations

Library management often encourages units to form close connections and socialize outside of work in an effort to stave off librarian burnout and increase the productivity and satisfaction of their faculty and staff. In an environment where advancing your career often means transitioning to another university, how do you maintain those close-knit relationships when you no longer work for the same institution, or even in the same state? Harnessing the social power of the internet, through platforms like Facebook Messenger, Skype, Google Drive, Slack, Asana, Trello, Padlet and good old fashioned email, our little group has maintained productivity despite our ...


Irs Supporting Acgme Accreditation, Kristine Petre 2018 Moravian College

Irs Supporting Acgme Accreditation, Kristine Petre

DC+MEDUG

Learn how institutional repositories can support ACGME accreditation and reporting.


Welcome And Ir Introductions, Brenda Fay 2018 Aurora Health Care

Welcome And Ir Introductions, Brenda Fay

DC+MEDUG

Get to know the library staff and IRs from Advocate Health, Aurora Health Care, Baptist Health South Florida, Beaumont Health, CentraCare, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Henry Ford Health System, MaineHealth, Parkview Health, and Providence St. Joseph Health.


Leaning Forward While Looking Back, Anthony Bernier 2018 San Jose State University

Leaning Forward While Looking Back, Anthony Bernier

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


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