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Review Of Public Libraries, Archives And Museums: Trends In Collaboration And Cooperation, Amy Alexander 2010 Gwinnett County Public Library, Georgia

Review Of Public Libraries, Archives And Museums: Trends In Collaboration And Cooperation, Amy Alexander

Collaborative Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Review Of Libraries Got Game: Aligned Learning Through Modern Board Games, Christine Baker 2010 Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines

Review Of Libraries Got Game: Aligned Learning Through Modern Board Games, Christine Baker

Collaborative Librarianship

No abstract provided.


From Passive To Pervasive: Changing Perceptions Of The Library‟S Role Through Intra-Campus Partnerships, Isaac Gilman, Marita Kunkel 2010 Pacific University (Oregon)

From Passive To Pervasive: Changing Perceptions Of The Library‟S Role Through Intra-Campus Partnerships, Isaac Gilman, Marita Kunkel

Collaborative Librarianship

Traditional views of librarianship, and of academic libraries, have focused on the library‟s role as a collector of external resources for student and faculty use. As this role is increasingly challenged by the explosion of openly available online content, however, academic libraries must move beyond this limited perception of our utility and expand our role to become partners in a broader range of scholarly activities at our institutions. At Pacific University (Oregon), the University Library has developed a series of partnerships and services (many supported by our institutional repository platform) that extend the Library‟s reach and that lend ...


Evolving In Collaboration: Electronic Thesis And Dissertation Workflows In North Carolina, Mary G. Early, Anne Marie Taber 2010 University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Evolving In Collaboration: Electronic Thesis And Dissertation Workflows In North Carolina, Mary G. Early, Anne Marie Taber

Collaborative Librarianship

Thirty-seven colleges and universities in North Carolina offer advanced degrees, and most require a thesis or dissertation. The websites of thirteen (35%) indicate they accept or require electronic submission of dissertations and/or theses (ETD). How do these institutions handle the interdepartmental communication and collaboration needs of ETD programs? To begin answering this question, this study examines current practices among ETD administrators in North Carolina and in current national literature, paying special attention to communication, collaboration, workflows, and divisions of labor. The literature review surveys current (since 2003) library and higher education articles on topics related to collaboration, workflows, and ...


Library Collaboration And The Changing Environment: An Interview With Rick Lugg, R2 Consulting, Rick Lugg, J. Cory Tucker, Chris Sugnet 2010 R2 Consulting LLC

Library Collaboration And The Changing Environment: An Interview With Rick Lugg, R2 Consulting, Rick Lugg, J. Cory Tucker, Chris Sugnet

Collaborative Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Connecting Researchers With Funding Opportunities: A Joint Effort Of The Libraries And The University Research Office, Leslie M. Delserone, Julie A. Kelly, Jody L. Kempf 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Connecting Researchers With Funding Opportunities: A Joint Effort Of The Libraries And The University Research Office, Leslie M. Delserone, Julie A. Kelly, Jody L. Kempf

Collaborative Librarianship

In early 2007, staff from the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Office of the Vice President for Research began a collaboration to present a workshop covering grant resources. The session introduced faculty, staff, and graduate students to four key databases of external granting opportunities as well as intramural funding sources. We explain the context, development, and implementation of this ongoing, popular workshop; mention extensions of the workshop effort; and hope to inspire fellow librarians to identify and explore routes to broad institutional engagement.


Collaboration—All Over The Map, Ivan Gaetz 2010 Collaborative Librarianship

Collaboration—All Over The Map, Ivan Gaetz

Collaborative Librarianship

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“A Long Way From Moscow”: A Collaborative Project Between Archivists, Librarians, And Historians From The Steppes Of Saratov Province And The High Plains Of Colorado, Janet Bishop, Kenneth Rock 2010 Colorado State University - Fort Collins

“A Long Way From Moscow”: A Collaborative Project Between Archivists, Librarians, And Historians From The Steppes Of Saratov Province And The High Plains Of Colorado, Janet Bishop, Kenneth Rock

Collaborative Librarianship

This article describes the authors interactions with Russian archivists, librarians, and historians during a 2008 delegation visit to Saratov Province, the state of archival holdings and special collections in the Saratov area, and preliminary discussions regarding proposed collaborative digitization and academic research projects. A reciprocal visit by Russian and Ukrainian colleagues the following year to participate in the Inaugural Conference on German-Russian Studies is also detailed. The authors, both members of the Joint Academic Board for the International Center for German-Russian Studies at Colorado State University, discuss outreach strategies and lessons learned regarding a wide-ranging collaborative international project with information ...


The Only Constant Is Change: A Narrative On Ten Years Of Collaborative Chat Reference Service At San Jose Public Library, Ronna C. Nemer 2010 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, San Jose Public Library System, San Jose, California

The Only Constant Is Change: A Narrative On Ten Years Of Collaborative Chat Reference Service At San Jose Public Library, Ronna C. Nemer

Collaborative Librarianship

This article documents and highlights the evolution of collaborative, web-based chat reference service at a large metropolitan public library from 2000 to 2010.


Student Affairs Connection: Promoting The Library Through Co-Curricular Activities, Kathryn M. Crowe 2010 University of North Carolina Greensboro

Student Affairs Connection: Promoting The Library Through Co-Curricular Activities, Kathryn M. Crowe

Collaborative Librarianship

Librarians at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) University Libraries developed the “Student Affairs Connection” program in order to market the Libraries to students in co-curricular settings and to collaborate more closely with the Student Affairs Division. The program also provides the opportunity to seek student input on Libraries’ services and resources and to communicate directly with them in a variety of ways. The program has multiple facets: a liaison program where librarians are assigned to specific student organizations and services such as Student Government and Residence Life, a Student Libraries Advisory Council (SLAC) representing diverse groups of ...


Along A Continuum: Moving In Theory And Practice Through The Collaborative To The Transformative In Teaching College And University Students To Use Government Documents In Research, Stephanie Braunstein, Mitchell J. Fontenot 2010 Louisiana State University

Along A Continuum: Moving In Theory And Practice Through The Collaborative To The Transformative In Teaching College And University Students To Use Government Documents In Research, Stephanie Braunstein, Mitchell J. Fontenot

Collaborative Librarianship

Government documents have been a neglected resource in research among college and university students. While collaboration is recognized as an important element in teaching more effectively the nuances of using government documents, some librarians at Louisiana State University have discovered, based on insights into educational theory and process, that collaboration is not enough. A genuine enthusiasm about government documents is needed and this has led to certain transformations among teachers and students alike at LSU where the manner in which government documents is taught has fundamentally changed, as well as how the these materials are used by students.


Guest Editorial: Partnerships And Collaborations In Tough Times, Joan Frye Williams, George Needham 2010 Library & Information Technology

Guest Editorial: Partnerships And Collaborations In Tough Times, Joan Frye Williams, George Needham

Collaborative Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Supporting Faculty Research Through Collaborative Digital Projects: The Mongolian Altai Inventory, Karen Estlund, Kirstin Hierholzer, Julia Simic 2010 University of Oregon

Supporting Faculty Research Through Collaborative Digital Projects: The Mongolian Altai Inventory, Karen Estlund, Kirstin Hierholzer, Julia Simic

Collaborative Librarianship

This article provides an overview of a collaborative project of the University of Oregon Libraries, Infographics Lab, and an art history professor to create a virtual research guide, entitled, “Archaeology and Landscape in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia.” Offering accompanying digital image archives, this project serves as a model for humanities data preservation and presents a collaborative strategy for promoting faculty research output in a new media environment. In addition to the typical challenges faced in digital projects, the specialized nature of the content and multiple participants with varied areas of expertise added further challenges. Drawing on “lessons learned,” a ...


Libraries And Sustainability In Developing Countries: Leadership Models Based On Three Successful Organizations, Athena Michael 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Libraries And Sustainability In Developing Countries: Leadership Models Based On Three Successful Organizations, Athena Michael

Collaborative Librarianship

The purpose of this study is to examine leadership styles highly effective in building sustainable libraries in developing countries. The author studies the leadership of three organizations: Room to Read, Central Asia Institute (CAI), and the Hester J. Hodgdon (HJH) Libraries for All Program, each focusing to some extent on libraries and literacy in developing countries. Following a review of the history of sustainability in the library community, aspects of Andy Hargreaves’ and Dean Fink’s principles of sustainable leadership are referenced in an analysis of the leadership styles found in these organizations. The author concludes that, although Room to ...


Consortia Building Among Libraries In Africa, And The Nigerian Experience, Ngozi Blessing Ossai 2010 Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria

Consortia Building Among Libraries In Africa, And The Nigerian Experience, Ngozi Blessing Ossai

Collaborative Librarianship

This study focuses on consortia building among libraries in Africa, with special attention given to Nigeria. It covers the various forms of library consortia: formal and informal as well as cooperative interchanges, including partnerships for resource sharing. Affirming the aim of consortia building as strengthening libraries and library services, the study considers the problems and prospects that are associated with consortia building in Africa and proposes a way forward. It concludes with an affirmation of the need to embrace consortia building among libraries in Africa and an emphasis on the key role ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) plays in consortia ...


Agenda Preference Deliberations, David Pulliam 2010 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Agenda Preference Deliberations, David Pulliam

LSU Master's Theses

Currently the public is relegated to the electoral process, surveys and polls, and group participation in order to voice their agenda preferences. Various literatures describe the decreasing influence of the general public within the agenda setting portion of the policymaking process. This thesis assesses the agenda setting and public policy literatures in order to determine how issues become part of the policy agenda, looks to the public opinion literature to determine how capable the public is in being part of the policymaking process, and utilizes the deliberative democracy literature to construct deliberations that make it possible to get the public ...


The Beginning Of The End? Agricultural Modernization And Dissolution Of The Peasantry In Contemporary China, Qian Forrest ZHANG, John Andrew DONALDSON 2010 Singapore Management University

The Beginning Of The End? Agricultural Modernization And Dissolution Of The Peasantry In Contemporary China, Qian Forrest Zhang, John Andrew Donaldson

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

No abstract provided.


Mate Selection, M. J. Cason, Norman P. LI 2010 Singapore Management University

Mate Selection, M. J. Cason, Norman P. Li

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife"—so wrote Jane Austen in Pride and Prejudice. From classic literature to contemporary screenplays, from the latest celebrity news to office gossip, it is nearly impossible to escape the pervasive topic of romantic relationships. Indeed, the pursuit of mates consumes a significant portion of our time and energy, and for good reason—mates give us companionship, pleasure, comfort, security, and even health benefits. As we discuss in this article, there are two major theoretical perspectives for understanding ...


Racial Microaggressions: The Schooling Experiences Of Black Middle-Class Males In Arizona’S Secondary Schools, Quaylan Allen 2010 Chapman University

Racial Microaggressions: The Schooling Experiences Of Black Middle-Class Males In Arizona’S Secondary Schools, Quaylan Allen

Education Faculty Articles and Research

The literature on Black education has often neglected significant analysis of life in schools and the experience of racism among Black middle-class students in general and Black middle-class males specifically. Moreover, the achievement gap between this population and their White counterparts in many cases is greater than the gap that exists among working-class Blacks and Whites. This study begins to document the aforementioned by illuminating the racial microaggressions experienced by Black middle-class males while in school and how their families’ usage of social and cultural capital deflect the potential negative outcomes of school racism.


An Examination Of The Relationship Between Family And U.S. Latinos’ Physical Health, Georgiana Bostean 2010 Chapman University

An Examination Of The Relationship Between Family And U.S. Latinos’ Physical Health, Georgiana Bostean

Sociology Faculty Articles and Research

Latinos, especially immigrant Latinos, have lower mortality rates and some better health outcomes than U.S.-born Latinos and whites, a situation called the Latino Paradox. One explanation for the advantage is that Latinos’ family orientation protects health. However, because few large-scale studies examine Latinos’ family relationships by nativity, the extent to which family factors contribute to Latinos’ health outcomes is unclear. Additionally, while a large literature focuses on family cohesion, fewer studies address both cohesion and conflict, which may be particularly important among immigrants, whose migration and adaptation experiences can strain family relations. This study examines the relationship between ...


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