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Faculty-Librarian Collaboration Teaching Evidence-Based Practice, Michael Fillyaw, Elizabeth Dyer 2010 University of New England

Faculty-Librarian Collaboration Teaching Evidence-Based Practice, Michael Fillyaw, Elizabeth Dyer

Physical Therapy Faculty Posters

Poster presentation describing the collaboration of physical therapy faculty and university librarian in teaching elements of evidence-based practice in Scientific Inquiry 1 in the DPT curriculum. These elements included: Writing a patient-centered clinical question P: Patient/Problem/Population I: Intervention C: Comparison O: Outcome; Developing an effective search strategy; Searching electronic databases for articles. Although the literature contains examples of faculty-librarian collaboration in other disciplines, reports about the collaboration in physical therapy programs are scarce and this collaborative teaching model is unique.


Using Course Syllabi To Assess Research Expectations Of Biology Majors: Implications For Further Development Of Information Literacy Skills In The Curriculum, Andrea L. Dinkelman 2010 Iowa State University

Using Course Syllabi To Assess Research Expectations Of Biology Majors: Implications For Further Development Of Information Literacy Skills In The Curriculum, Andrea L. Dinkelman

Reference and Instruction Publications and Papers

This article describes an analysis of course syllabi from selected courses in the biology curriculum at Iowa State University. The purpose of this research was to learn about the numbers and types of information literacy assignments given to students majoring in biology. Overall, the most common assignment type for biology majors was a lab report or lab exercise. Very few course syllabi mentioned the library as a useful resource for completing assignments. Only a few assignment directions recommended specific indexes such as Biosis Previews or Web of Science. Suggestions for improving the content of course syllabi and additional ideas about ...


Information Literacy, Changing Spaces, & Changing Perceptions, Hal P. Kirkwood Jr 2010 Purdue University - Main Campus

Information Literacy, Changing Spaces, & Changing Perceptions, Hal P. Kirkwood Jr

Libraries Faculty and Staff Creative Materials

Poster presented at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference in Denver Colorado. Focus of the poster is on the development of a new instruction lab as part of the Parrish Library renovation; an overview of the development of information literacy at Purdue University, and business information literacy activities and courses within the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics. Presented with Kelly Evans, Eastern Washington University.


Being Like Both: Library Instruction Methods That Outshine The One-Shot, Teresa M. Bean, Sabrina N. Thomas 2010 Marshall University

Being Like Both: Library Instruction Methods That Outshine The One-Shot, Teresa M. Bean, Sabrina N. Thomas

Librarian Research

Marshall University librarians' efforts to improve library instruction are explored. A history of the libraries' Digital Learning Team (DLT) and its developmental phases is provided, as well as interpretations of evaluative data collected from embedded students. Data from the iSkills assessment of student information literacy skills are considered. The results suggest that library instruction best facilitates student learning when it aligns with specific research goals, utilizes a variety of learning styles, and allows time for practice and assessment. Student feedback suggests the need for additional instruction on citation and emphasis on increasing students' confidence in their research skills.


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 ...


Defining Workplace Information Fluency Skills For Technical Communication Students, Yuejiao Zhang 2010 University of Central Florida

Defining Workplace Information Fluency Skills For Technical Communication Students, Yuejiao Zhang

Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2004-2019

Information fluency refers to the ability to recognize information needs and to gather, evaluate, and communicate information appropriately. In this study, I treat "information fluency" as both an overall competency and as a collection of knowledge and skills. The purpose of this study is to explore the specific workplace information fluency skills valued by employers of technical communicators, to find out how instructors perceive and teach these skills, and to suggest how these findings can inform our teaching practices. Within the framework of qualitative methodology, this study employs two data-collection instruments, including a content analysis of online job recruitment postings ...


Engaging Learners Through Wikipedia, Megan Dazey, Samantha Hines 2010 University of Montana - Missoula

Engaging Learners Through Wikipedia, Megan Dazey, Samantha Hines

Mansfield Library Faculty Publications

In August 2010, a professor in the University of Montana School of Journalism approached the authors to draft a Wikipedia-based assignment for the course JOUR380: News Editing.


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.


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 ...


Assistance Across Borders: American Academic Libraries In Afghanistan And Qatar, Carole Thompson 2010 Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ)

Assistance Across Borders: American Academic Libraries In Afghanistan And Qatar, Carole Thompson

Collaborative Librarianship

A recent outreach project brought together the American University of Afghanistan and four world renowned US universities with branch campuses in Qatar’s Education City. Librarians in Qatar often collaborate with each other, but this unusual effort was the first time their collaboration reached across international borders to extend assistance to another country. The experience became a cultural exchange that brought together these dramatically different worlds. By utilizing technologies that make connecting and collaborating so easy these days, four librarians with backgrounds in public and technical services worked together to share their expertise, culminating in a learning visit by an ...


Review Of Working Together: Collaborative Information Practices For Organizational Learning, Minna Sellers 2010 Fort Lewis College

Review Of Working Together: Collaborative Information Practices For Organizational Learning, Minna Sellers

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.


“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 ...


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.


K-State Grant Opportunities Encourage Librarian/Faculty Collaborations, Regina M. Beard 2010 Kansas State University

K-State Grant Opportunities Encourage Librarian/Faculty Collaborations, Regina M. Beard

Collaborative Librarianship

Academic librarians are expected to reach out to faculty to promote library services to the university community and to represent our departments in library meetings. But beyond these functions, faculty may not consider librarians as potential collaborators, especially on projects unrelated to the library. One prime opportunity for librarian/faculty collaboration at Kansas State University is the Tilford Incentive Grants. The grant’s stated purpose is to “encourage the infusion and assessment of the Tilford multicultural competencies with the educational experiences of our students”. This paper discusses the proposal and outcomes of one such collaboration between a journalism faculty member ...


Open Access Advocacy: Think Globally, Act Locally, Bette Rathe, Jayati Chaudhuri, Wendy Highby 2010 University of Northern Colorado

Open Access Advocacy: Think Globally, Act Locally, Bette Rathe, Jayati Chaudhuri, Wendy Highby

Collaborative Librarianship

While the open access movement is a global movement, University of Northern Colorado librarians acted locally and collaboratively to make changes to their scholarly communication system. Authors of this article describe how global advocacy affected their local, institutional open access activities that resulted in a library faculty open access resolution at University of Northern Colorado Libraries. This article is based on the “Advocating for Open Access on Your Campus” presentation at the Colorado Academic Library Consortium Summit on May 21, 2010.


The Collaborative Web, Nicole C. Engard 2010 Director of Open Source Education, ByWater Solutions

The Collaborative Web, Nicole C. Engard

Collaborative Librarianship

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Enriching The Academic Experience: The Library And Experiential Learning, Amy York, Christy Groves,, William Black 2010 Middle Tennessee State University

Enriching The Academic Experience: The Library And Experiential Learning, Amy York, Christy Groves,, William Black

Collaborative Librarianship

This article will describe how academic libraries can (and should) be involved in experiential learning. The authors detail the impact experiential learning can have on the relevance of academic libraries to their universities. They discuss the benefits to libraries as well as students. In particular, the authors describe experiential learning at the James E. Walker Library and the partnerships formed, projects completed, lessons learned, and the benefits realized.


Review Of Librarians As Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook, Anne K. K. Abate, Alita Vogel 2010 Library Discount Network

Review Of Librarians As Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook, Anne K. K. Abate, Alita Vogel

Collaborative Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Review Of The Anywhere Library: A Primer For The Mobile Web, Christine Baker 2010 Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines

Review Of The Anywhere Library: A Primer For The Mobile Web, Christine Baker

Collaborative Librarianship

No abstract provided.


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