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A Sloth Of Gummi Bears: Evaluating Effectiveness Of Research Data Management Instruction, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Lisa A. Palmer 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

A Sloth Of Gummi Bears: Evaluating Effectiveness Of Research Data Management Instruction, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Lisa A. Palmer

Rebecca C. Reznik-Zellen

Purpose: This poster describes an evaluation of the effectiveness of elective-based, for-credit research data management instruction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Population/Resources: Flexible Clinical Experiences (FCEs) are short (one-week), student-driven or pre-designed for-credit courses available to third-year medical students at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. FCE 3017: Research Data Management Fundamentals is a course offered by the library that provides an overview of the basic principles and best practices for data management, with a focus on data lifecycle planning, security and ethics, organization and documentation, and data sharing. To get credit for participating in this course ...


Policy - Scholars' Mine Acceptable Content, James Roger Weaver 2017 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Policy - Scholars' Mine Acceptable Content, James Roger Weaver

Scholars' Mine - Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

The purpose of this policy is to define the types of content that Scholars’ Mine will accept and any additional acceptance requirements.


Policy - Scholars’ Mine Access And Use, James Roger Weaver 2017 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Policy - Scholars’ Mine Access And Use, James Roger Weaver

Scholars' Mine - Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

The purpose of this policy is to define the parameters of access and use for digital content housed in Scholars’ Mine the institutional repository for the Missouri University of Science and Technology.


Craft Publishing: A Proposal For A Programmatic Paradigm Shift In Academic Libraries--A Recap Of A Presentation Given At Cni In Spring 2016, Sue Ann Gardner, Paul Royster, Linnea Fredrickson, Brian Rosenblum, Ada Emmett 2017 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Craft Publishing: A Proposal For A Programmatic Paradigm Shift In Academic Libraries--A Recap Of A Presentation Given At Cni In Spring 2016, Sue Ann Gardner, Paul Royster, Linnea Fredrickson, Brian Rosenblum, Ada Emmett

Library Conference Presentations and Speeches

Synopsis

Includes information on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries publishing test case, metrics pertaining to the academic publishing market, and details about what constitutes craft publishing.

Conclusion

Small-scale publishing in hundreds of libraries in the United States is viable and can serve to balance the economics of the current scholarly publishing market.

Includes a bibliography of sources for further reading.


Workflow - Scholars' Mine Manually Submitted Publication Workflow, James Roger Weaver 2017 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Workflow - Scholars' Mine Manually Submitted Publication Workflow, James Roger Weaver

Scholars' Mine - Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

A graphic representation of the workflow utilized to process faculty publications manually submitted to Scholars' Mine.


Slis Connecting Volume 6, Issue 1, Stacy Creel, Ph.D., Teresa S. Welsh, Ph.D. 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Slis Connecting Volume 6, Issue 1, Stacy Creel, Ph.D., Teresa S. Welsh, Ph.D.

SLIS Connecting

SLIS Connecting Volume 6, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2017)


Public Libraries And The Economically Disadvantaged: A Bibliometric Assessment Of Published Research, 1996-2016, Scott A. Manganello 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Public Libraries And The Economically Disadvantaged: A Bibliometric Assessment Of Published Research, 1996-2016, Scott A. Manganello

SLIS Connecting

One of the greatest challenges that American public libraries have faced is serving the disadvantaged and homeless population. This research project analyzed publication trends in LIS literature from the past 20 years pertaining to research related to public libraries and the economically disadvantaged, specifically publication trend over time, core journals, most prolific lead authors, and focus of the studies.


African American Archival Resources: Representation In North Carolina, South Carolina, And Georgia, Tekla Ali Johnson 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

African American Archival Resources: Representation In North Carolina, South Carolina, And Georgia, Tekla Ali Johnson

SLIS Connecting

The breadth, scope, security, evaluation, and preservation of African American archival resources in the United States are all understudied. Moreover, the scope and contents of the majority of African American resources are likely unknown. The purpose of this study was to compile a record of collections holding primary resources on African Americans to conducting research on African American Archival Resources in three states, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.


Gender Roles And Gender Stereotypes In Four Newbery Award-Winning Books, Alex Paige Brower 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Gender Roles And Gender Stereotypes In Four Newbery Award-Winning Books, Alex Paige Brower

SLIS Connecting

As gender equality has become a more prominent issue and men and women have become more equal, one would expect this change to be reflected in children’s literature. This study examines four Newbery-Award winning books to determine if this change is apparent.


Emerging Roles: Academic Libraries Crossing The Digital Divide, Kenneth Angell 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Emerging Roles: Academic Libraries Crossing The Digital Divide, Kenneth Angell

SLIS Connecting

For every advance of information and communication technology in the 20thand 21st centuries, there has been gap between those who can readily adopt and benefit from it and those who cannot. As higher education becomes increasingly enmeshed in Internet-based learning, academic libraries will need to maintain and even increase digital literacy and fluency instruction in spite of presumed reduced need. Furthermore, academic libraries themselves will need to examine their own status in the divide.


Student Associations: News And Events, USM School of Library and Information Science 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Student Associations: News And Events, Usm School Of Library And Information Science

SLIS Connecting

News and events from SLIS student associations: Library and Information Science Students Association (LISSA) and Southern Miss Student Archivists (SMSA).


From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, USM School of Library and Information Science 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, Usm School Of Library And Information Science

SLIS Connecting

News and congratulations from SLIS Graduate Assistants for student, alum, and faculty accomplishments, publications, and presentations.


Spotlights: Faculty, Alum, And Courses, USM School of Library and Information Science 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Spotlights: Faculty, Alum, And Courses, Usm School Of Library And Information Science

SLIS Connecting

Spotlighting SLIS faculty Dr. Chris Cunningham, SLIS alumna Tamara Nelson, Information Science courses and British Studies.


Slis Director's Update, USM School of Library and Information Science 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Slis Director's Update, Usm School Of Library And Information Science

SLIS Connecting

News and updates from Southern MIss School of Library and Information Science Director, Dr. Teresa Welsh.


Using Peer Review To Support Development Of Community Resources For Research Data Management, Heather Soyka, Amber Budden, Viv Hutchison, David Bloom, Jonah Duckles, Amy Hodge, Matthew S. Mayernik, Timothée Poisot, Shannon Rauch, Gail Steinhart, Leah Wasser, Amanda L. Whitmire, Stephanie Wright 2017 Kent State University

Using Peer Review To Support Development Of Community Resources For Research Data Management, Heather Soyka, Amber Budden, Viv Hutchison, David Bloom, Jonah Duckles, Amy Hodge, Matthew S. Mayernik, Timothée Poisot, Shannon Rauch, Gail Steinhart, Leah Wasser, Amanda L. Whitmire, Stephanie Wright

Journal of eScience Librarianship

Abstract

Objective: To ensure that resources designed to teach skills and best practices for scientific research data sharing and management are useful, the maintainers of those materials need to evaluate and update them to ensure their accuracy, currency, and quality. This paper advances the use and process of outside peer review for community resources in addressing ongoing accuracy, quality, and currency issues. It further describes the next step of moving the updated materials to an online collaborative community platform for future iterative review in order to build upon mechanisms for open science, ongoing iteration, participation, and transparent community engagement.

Setting ...


Informed Systems @ Pacific University Libraries: Information Exchange For Knowledge Creation, Mary M. Somerville, Robin Imhof 2017 University of the Pacific

Informed Systems @ Pacific University Libraries: Information Exchange For Knowledge Creation, Mary M. Somerville, Robin Imhof

University Libraries Librarian and Staff Presentations

University of the Pacific Libraries initiated a workplace systems design initiative in 2016. The participatory action research project engaged co-workers in data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reflection. Results furthered understanding about using information to learn in job-related information use stories. These insights guided co-design of systems for information exchange and conditions for workplace learning. Now, information centered, technology enabled, and human mediated communication systems and professional practices support co-worker engagement in re-invention of library facilities, services, and resources.

Local results are presented within the theoretical framework of Informed Systems, in development for over a decade by a distributed international research ...


Two Repositories, One Strategy: Building Digital Collections, Heidi J. Southworth 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Two Repositories, One Strategy: Building Digital Collections, Heidi J. Southworth

Heidi Southworth

In 2014, Library Services at Minnesota State University, Mankato launched Cornerstone, an institutional repository using the bepress Digital Commons® platform. In the same year, the Archives and Preservation Area within Library Services launched a new, hosted platform for their digital collections, ARCH, utilizing the open source software Islandora. In this paper, we will discuss our decision to create not one but two digital collections on separate platforms and the strategies that we embraced to develop, market, and move both repositories forward.


Workflow - Harvested Publication Workflow, James Roger Weaver 2017 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Workflow - Harvested Publication Workflow, James Roger Weaver

Scholars' Mine - Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

A graphic representation of the workflow utilized to harvest existing faculty publications from external sources such as Scopus, Web of Science, etc. for publication it to Scholars' Mine.


Connect Oer Annual Report, 2016-2017, Brady Yano 2017 SPARTC

Connect Oer Annual Report, 2016-2017, Brady Yano

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Earlier this year, SPARC launched Connect OER—a platform to share and discover information about Open Educational Resources (OER) activities at campuses across North America. Through Connect OER, academic libraries create and manage profiles about their institution’s efforts on OER, producing valuable data that we use to populate a searchable directory and produce an annual report.

As the first Connect OER Annual Report, this document summarizes insights from the Connect OER pilot, which ran from May - July 2017. The data encompass 65 SPARC member libraries spanning 31 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces who participated in the pilot ...


Connect Oer Annual Report 2016-2017, Brady Yano 2017 SPARTC

Connect Oer Annual Report 2016-2017, Brady Yano

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Earlier this year, SPARC launched Connect OER—a platform to share and discover information about Open Educational Resources (OER) activities at campuses across North America. Through Connect OER, academic libraries create and manage profiles about their institution’s efforts on OER, producing valuable data that we use to populate a searchable directory and produce an annual report.

As the first Connect OER Annual Report, this document summarizes insights from the Connect OER pilot, which ran from May - July 2017. The data encompass 65 SPARC member libraries spanning 31 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces who participated in the pilot ...


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