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Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel, Ph.D. 2020 University of Southern Mississippi

Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel, Ph.D.

SLIS Connecting

Spotlighting SLIS Faculty Dr. Jeff Hirschy, SLIS alum Michelle Finley, and asynchronous elective courses LIS 492 (H002)/LIS 692: Library Marketing & PR and LIS 691: LIS Research - Genealogy Research.


Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., MLIS 2020 University of Southern Mississippi

Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis

SLIS Connecting

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


Measuring And Assessing Research Productivity Of Physics Scientist Dr R. G. Sonkawade, Mallikarjun Kappi, Balabhim Sankrappa Biradar Professor, Chaman Sab M Dr 2020 Kuvempu University

Measuring And Assessing Research Productivity Of Physics Scientist Dr R. G. Sonkawade, Mallikarjun Kappi, Balabhim Sankrappa Biradar Professor, Chaman Sab M Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Dr R. G. Sonkawade is an Indian professor, Department of Physics Shivaji University, Kolhapur and Advisor cum OSD to Minister, Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra. Former dean, Medical Physicist and Scientist, the authors studied characteristic features, pattern and citation impact of the well-known Indian scientist and professor’s scientific research works. At his 20 years of research publishing career, He had 191 publications during 1998 – 2019 in various domains and present study was analysed 90 research publications based on SCOPUS database. The study categorizes and presents the data according to year-wise contribution, authorship pattern, collaborators & degree of collaboration ...


Volume 8, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2019-20, Stacy Creel, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., MLIS 2020 University of Southern Mississippi

Volume 8, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2019-20, Stacy Creel, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis

SLIS Connecting

SLIS Connecting refereed open-access e-journal, Volume 8, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019-20)


An Examination Of The Tale The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse In The Usm De Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Tiffany Markulike 2020 The University of Southern Mississippi

An Examination Of The Tale The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse In The Usm De Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Tiffany Markulike

SLIS Connecting

The purpose of this study is to examine the different versions of the classic folk tale Town Mouse, Country Mouse contained within the USM de Grummond Chldren's Literature Collection, including scholarly analysis, authorship, and changes over time in the details of the story.


School Libraries Get "Graphic": An Analysis Of Graphic Novels In The School Library Collection, Rebecca Lacoste 2020 The University of Southern Mississippi

School Libraries Get "Graphic": An Analysis Of Graphic Novels In The School Library Collection, Rebecca Lacoste

SLIS Connecting

Graphic novels have been recognized by many professionals, researchers, and educators as a major factor in increasing student engagement. The purpose of this research is to analyze a middle school library's statistical data before and after the addition of graphic novels into the library collection. The study also analyzes the growth of scholarly literature related to graphic novels and school libraries. The compilation of this research should provide insight to school librarians, teachers, administrators, and researchers on the value and successes associated with the inclusion of graphic novels in the school library collection.


Bibliometric Analysis Of Biotechnology Research In Nigeria, Oladimeji Oladosu, Oladimeji Abimbola, Odejobi Bolaji 2020 The University of Southern Mississippi

Bibliometric Analysis Of Biotechnology Research In Nigeria, Oladimeji Oladosu, Oladimeji Abimbola, Odejobi Bolaji

SLIS Connecting

The aim of this paper is to quantitatively analyze the volume and publication pattern of research in the field of biotechnology in Nigeria. A bibliometric analysis was carried out on documents related to biotechnology research in Nigeria published from 1988 – 2018 and indexed in SCOPUS database. The analysis results reveal an increase in biotechnology research in Nigeria since 1988, and the University of Ibadan is the most productive institution in terms of publications. The trend of biotechnology research in Nigeria portends growth in the future.


Lissa Newsletter, The University of Southern Mississippi 2020 The University of Southern Mississippi

Lissa Newsletter, The University Of Southern Mississippi

SLIS Connecting

News and events from SLIS student groups: Library and Information Science Students Association (LISSA),


From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, The University of Southern Mississippi 2020 The University of Southern Mississippi

From The Gas: Congratulations, Publications, Presentations, The University Of Southern Mississippi

SLIS Connecting

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


Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel 2020 University of Southern Mississippi

Spotlights: Faculty, Alumna, And Courses, Stacy Creel

SLIS Connecting

Spotlighting SLIS Adjunct Faculty Stephen Parks, JD; SLIS alum Dr. Tekla Ali Johnson; and three technical elective courses: LIS 416/516: Technology in School Libraries, LIS 457/557: Information Technology and Libraries; and LIS 458/558: Web Design and Evaluation.


Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., MLIS 2020 University of Southern Mississippi

Slis Director's Report, Teresa S. Welsh Ph.D., Mlis

SLIS Connecting

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


Data Literacy On The Road: Setting Up A Large-Scale Data Literacy Initiative In The Databuzz Project, Tom Seymoens, Leo Van Audenhove, Wendy Van den Broeck, Ilse Mariën 2020 imec-SMIT-VUB

Data Literacy On The Road: Setting Up A Large-Scale Data Literacy Initiative In The Databuzz Project, Tom Seymoens, Leo Van Audenhove, Wendy Van Den Broeck, Ilse Mariën

Journal of Media Literacy Education

This paper presents the DataBuzz Project. DataBuzz is a high-tech, mobile educational lab, which is housed in a 13-meter electric bus. Its specific goal is to increase the data literacy of different segments of society in the Brussels region through inclusive and participatory games and workshops. In this paper, we will explore how to carry out practical data literacy initiatives geared to the general public. We discuss the different interactive workshops, which have been specifically developed for DataBuzz. We highlight the background, design choices, and execution of this large-scale data literacy initiative. We describe the factors that need to be ...


Rapid Shifts In Educators’ Perceptions Of Data Literacy Priorities, Kristin Fontichiaro, Melissa P. Johnston 2020 University of Michigan School of Information

Rapid Shifts In Educators’ Perceptions Of Data Literacy Priorities, Kristin Fontichiaro, Melissa P. Johnston

Journal of Media Literacy Education

To meet the challenges of a data-driven society, high school students need new arrays of literacy skills. In the United States, school librarians, who work across disciplines, are well-positioned to help students improve their data practice, but they first need new domain knowledge. This article presents findings from an evaluating survey and session evaluation data from a virtual data literacy conference, which were part of a federally-funded project to develop data literacy skills among high school librarians and educators. Findings indicated a noticeable shift in participant perceptions of the need and urgency for data literacy instruction across content areas and ...


Types Of Sources: Online Module For First Year Writing, Hannah Cabullo, Bekah Dreyer-Rowe 2020 Saint Anselm College

Types Of Sources: Online Module For First Year Writing, Hannah Cabullo, Bekah Dreyer-Rowe

New England Library Instruction Group

We created this Types of Sources module as one of four library modules for all sections of First Year Writing this fall. It is an asynchronous, online module delivered through Canvas, our institution’s learning management system, and consists of some reading, two short videos, and three discussion-board-based activities. The first activity, at the very beginning of the lesson, is intended to get students to start thinking about the characteristics of different types of sources. In the activity, students pick a type of resource (e.g. podcasts, scholarly journal articles, social media, etc.) from a list, answer some questions about ...


Mapping Out Your Research: From Topic Selection To A Thesis Statement, Alicia G. Vaandering, Lindsay LaChapelle 2020 University of Rhode Island

Mapping Out Your Research: From Topic Selection To A Thesis Statement, Alicia G. Vaandering, Lindsay Lachapelle

New England Library Instruction Group

Co-taught by an instruction librarian and a Writing Center coordinator, this lesson supports history students in exploring a topic and preparing for subsequent research and writing. The first and primary piece of this lesson centers on a topic speed dating activity that encourages students to look beyond the most obvious elements and narratives of their topic and seek nuance and unique perspectives through guided discussion with a peer. This is followed by a class discussion on the role that divergent thinking plays in developing a research question and some time for students to draft their own potential research question. Finally ...


Evaluation Beyond The Binary: Information Literacy For Core 103, Susan Adkins, Bethany Dietrich, Jes Mattera 2020 Champlain College - Burlington

Evaluation Beyond The Binary: Information Literacy For Core 103, Susan Adkins, Bethany Dietrich, Jes Mattera

New England Library Instruction Group

Our team of teaching librarians co-created this lesson as part of Champlain College’s Core 103 course, Navigating Your Information Landscape. Core is Champlain’s version of general education. Core’s four-year curriculum is interdisciplinary education with a focus on critical thinking, collaborative skills, and learning by doing. We will deliver the lesson to all Champlain College first-year students next semester via an online Canvas module. Students will engage with the lesson asynchronously. Librarians will interact with the students throughout their participation in the module.

Our Canvas instructional module focuses specifically on evaluation with an emphasis on the impact of ...


Teaching Lateral Reading With An Online Tutorial: Preliminary Study Findings., Andrea Baer, Daniel G. Kipnis 2020 Rowan University

Teaching Lateral Reading With An Online Tutorial: Preliminary Study Findings., Andrea Baer, Daniel G. Kipnis

Libraries Scholarship

Challenges to Digital Literacy Education Stanford Cyber Center Policy

The internet is now the most common source of political news for almost half of Americans, and social media is now the primary source of news for those under 30. Yet today’s youth have little capacity to evaluate the credibility of digital sources, with colleges across the country often relying on severely outdated guidelines supporting digital literacy education. Join Stanford’s Sam Wineburg, Washington State University’s Mike Caulfield, and Rowan University’s Andrea Baer and Dan Kipnis, in conversation with the Cyber Center’s Kelly Born, about the many ...


Learn The Terms: A Visual Glossary, 2020 Edition, Gayle Schaub, Vinicius Lima, Jessica Jerue, Claire Mooney 2020 Grand Valley State University

Learn The Terms: A Visual Glossary, 2020 Edition, Gayle Schaub, Vinicius Lima, Jessica Jerue, Claire Mooney

Open Teaching Tools

Understanding a discipline requires a fundamental understanding of its concepts, theories, and terminology. Critical to academic success, these are often assumed to be widely understood by students.

The students of Graphic Design V, fall 2020, created a poster to help students understand one of the ACRL Framework’s concepts, searching as strategic exploration. The bold, eye-catching informational poster, used both in and outside of the Library, promotes learning through an innovative design created by students for students.


Not A Blank Slate: Information Literacy Misconceptions In First-Year Experience Courses, Michelle Keba, Elizabeth Fairall 2020 Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University

Not A Blank Slate: Information Literacy Misconceptions In First-Year Experience Courses, Michelle Keba, Elizabeth Fairall

Communications in Information Literacy

Information literacy is the primary instructional focus of many librarians. With the development of a core set of information literacy threshold concepts, librarians often strive to impart these concepts to undergraduate students during their years of study. However, when students come to school, they are not blank slates. They arrive with preconceived ideas or misconceptions which can impede this process. In this article, the authors report on the results of focus groups held with first-year students at a private, liberal arts university. During the focus groups, participants were asked to share their perceptions of the misconceptions identified by Hinchliffe et ...


A Noteworthy Next Class: Making Learning Objectives Work For You, Amy B. James 2020 Baylor University

A Noteworthy Next Class: Making Learning Objectives Work For You, Amy B. James

Communications in Information Literacy

The creation of learning objectives is often considered imperative for semester-length courses, yet unimportant or irrelevant for information literacy instruction one-shot sessions. However, the Association of College and Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education calls librarians into action by instructing each library and campus to develop learning outcomes in line with the six frames that make sense for their individual communities. By reviewing the recognized taxonomies and selecting one that resonates with their teaching, librarians can follow the principles of backward design developed by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe to create learning objectives that work for their ...


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