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How U.S. Government Policy Documents Are Addressing The Increasing National Security Implications Of Artificial Intelligence, Bert Chapman Oct 2019

How U.S. Government Policy Documents Are Addressing The Increasing National Security Implications Of Artificial Intelligence, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Artificial intelligence is affecting many areas of our lives and governmental policy. National security is one arena in which artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly important and controversial role. U.S. Government and military agencies are producing a steadily expanding corpus of publicly available literature on this topic. This literature documents how these agencies have this topic's national security implications historically and currently while also addressing potentially emerging national security issues where artificial intelligence will intersect with national security. This presentation demonstrates examples of the growing variety of publicly available national security artificial intelligence literature while also addressing the ...


Mapping Industry Standards In Undergraduate Business Education, Margaret Phillips, Heather Howard, Alyson Vaaler, David Hubbard Jun 2019

Mapping Industry Standards In Undergraduate Business Education, Margaret Phillips, Heather Howard, Alyson Vaaler, David Hubbard

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Industry standards have a significant impact on business as a means to eliminate waste, reduce costs, market products (e.g., for quality, safety, interoperability) and lessen liability (Thompson, 2011). Consequently, an understanding and the ability to use standards, agreed upon practices among interested or vested parties, is a critical workplace competency for those engaged in business and industry. To have a workforce competent in the use of standards, higher education curricula must be developed to integrate standards education at appropriate points within the curriculum. Despite the importance of standards, they are not universally integrated into the college and university curricula ...


Articulating The Value Of Our Daily Work: An Initial Discussion Of The Assessment Challenges Of Engineering Librarians, Amy G. Buhler, Margaret Phillips, Amy Van Epps Jun 2019

Articulating The Value Of Our Daily Work: An Initial Discussion Of The Assessment Challenges Of Engineering Librarians, Amy G. Buhler, Margaret Phillips, Amy Van Epps

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Engineering librarians need to assess the effectiveness of our library instruction and outreach for many reasons, including communicating library value to institutional stakeholders and making impactful contributions to the scholarly literature. However, as practitioners, most librarians have not been formally educated in research design, data collection, and data analysis. To increase our skills and knowledge and to better align with various publication expectations and guidelines (e.g., ELD Author Guidelines), this panel will lead a discussion on library assessment needs with regard to research design, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination and discovery. The goal of the panel is to ...


The Potential Of Industry Standards In Undergraduate Education, Heather A. Howard, Margaret Phillips, Alyson Vaaler, David Hubbard Jun 2019

The Potential Of Industry Standards In Undergraduate Education, Heather A. Howard, Margaret Phillips, Alyson Vaaler, David Hubbard

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Industry standards have a significant impact on business as a means to eliminate waste, reduce costs, market products (e.g., for quality, safety, interoperability) and lessen liability (Thompson, 2011). Consequently, an understanding and the ability to use standards, agreed upon practices among interested or vested parties, is a critical workplace competency for those engaged in business and industry. To have a workforce competent in the use of standards, higher education curricula must be developed to integrate standards education at appropriate points within the curriculum. Despite the importance of standards, they are not universally integrated into the college and university curricula ...


Scopus - Compare Sources, Margaret Phillips Jun 2019

Scopus - Compare Sources, Margaret Phillips

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation was delivered on June 6, 2019 as part of a Scopus webinar titled "How Scopus can help address researchers' most pressing questions."

The webinar, co-presented with Eleonora Presani from Elsevier, addressed these topics:

  • Where do I publish?
  • How can I make sure my research is novel?
  • How can I easily maintain my researcher profile and showcase my impact?

A recording of the webinar is freely available at this link: https://tinyurl.com/scopuscomparesources


Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 2: The Central Intelligence Agency, Bert Chapman Jun 2018

Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 2: The Central Intelligence Agency, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Provides an overview of information resources produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) including popular reference works like World Factbook and Chiefs of State and Cabinet Leaders of Foreign Governments. Additional content describes the CIA's origins and development, descriptions of current organizational components, information about it's directors, and the text of historical National Intelligence Estimates (NIE) and the President's Daily Brief covering topics as varied as North Korea, the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and NIE's on Soviet ballistic missile forces and numerous other topics. Features artifacts from the CIA Museum.


Industry Standards For Everyone: Demystifying Technical Standards, Margaret Phillips, Michael Fosmire, Paul B Mcpherson Jun 2018

Industry Standards For Everyone: Demystifying Technical Standards, Margaret Phillips, Michael Fosmire, Paul B Mcpherson

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This PowerPoint presentation was delivered as part of a workshop titled Industry Standards for Everyone: Demystifying Technical Standards at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) annual conference in Baltimore, MD in June 2018. Additional materials from the workshop can be located here: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/NIST_standards (see the "standards workshop materials" tab).


Investigating The Information Habits And Needs Of Practicing Engineers And University Students, Margaret Phillips, Michael Fosmire, Kristin Petersheim, Laura Turner, Jing Lu Jun 2018

Investigating The Information Habits And Needs Of Practicing Engineers And University Students, Margaret Phillips, Michael Fosmire, Kristin Petersheim, Laura Turner, Jing Lu

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation was delivered at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) annual conference in Baltimore, MD in June 2018. Initial findings of a research project to investigate the information habits and needs of practicing engineers and undergraduate engineering and engineering technology students are shared.


Information Literacy In The Disciplinary Classroom: Three Views, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl May 2018

Information Literacy In The Disciplinary Classroom: Three Views, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Purdue University Libraries partner with other units on campus to provide Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT), an initiative to redesign undergraduate courses to enhance student learning. Librarians involved with IMPACT collaborate with instructors to redesign courses while also seeking opportunities to integrate information literacy (IL) into course curricula in ways that support disciplinary learning. The Libraries conducted three research studies exploring aspects related to teacher, student and librarian stakeholders of the IMPACT program. The research uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine: 1) teachers’ views of IL in active learning environments, 2) students’ motivation and performance related ...


Engineering Libraries Division (Eld) – Asee: An Overview, 2017 Conference Highlights, And Abet Engineering Accreditation Criteria Changes, Margaret Phillips Jul 2017

Engineering Libraries Division (Eld) – Asee: An Overview, 2017 Conference Highlights, And Abet Engineering Accreditation Criteria Changes, Margaret Phillips

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Presenting key activities of the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society of Engineering Education, this presentation was delivered as part of the 2017 ACRL STS Liaisons Online Forum:

Presented by the STS Liaisons Committee: STS maintains a liaison program to encourage STS members to report on the meetings and activities of science and technology organizations. Our liaisons have the important role of helping to develop connections between librarians and other STEM professionals. We provided an introduction to the STS Liaisons Committee and websites for liaisons information at the start of the forum.

During this free virtual forum, three liaisons ...


Using Backward Design To Create Research Data Management Professional Development For Information Professionals, Megan R. Sapp Nelson, Abigail Goben Jul 2017

Using Backward Design To Create Research Data Management Professional Development For Information Professionals, Megan R. Sapp Nelson, Abigail Goben

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This poster details the design process that was used to develop the Association of College and Research Libraries “Building Your Research Data Management Toolkit: Integrating RDM into Your Liaison Work” road show. Starting with the development of learning objectives, and highlighting the multiple assessments that are offered prior to the road show experience, during the road show itself, and follows up the road show at the one month and six month post- show mark. The poster then shows the links between the learning objectives, assessments, and learning activities developed to assist learners to meet the learning objectives.


Integrating Technical Standards Into Design Courses, Margaret Phillips, Michael Fosmire, Paul B Mcpherson Jun 2017

Integrating Technical Standards Into Design Courses, Margaret Phillips, Michael Fosmire, Paul B Mcpherson

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Technical standards (e.g., ASTM, ASME, IEEE) are key resources for engineering and engineering technology students to gain experience with in their undergraduate programs. The importance of standards education for engineers and technologists is expressed in ABET EAC (related to 2016-17 general criteria student outcomes “c”, “h”, and “i”) and ETAC criteria (related to 2016-17 general criteria student outcomes “c” and “f”, MET program criterion “h,” and EET program criterion “a”) and the United States Standards Strategy (USSS). Additionally, employers expect new graduates to be familiar with using and locating standards for their work. The facilitators of this workshop have ...


Information Literacy In Higher Education: Now More Than Ever, Sharon A. Weiner May 2017

Information Literacy In Higher Education: Now More Than Ever, Sharon A. Weiner

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Dr. Weiner will offer an overview of information literacy issues present in society that result from lack of attention to it in educational systems. She will discuss ways to position academic libraries to strengthen librarians’ roles as essential educators, and will provide talking points for making convincing cases for information literacy with faculty and administrators.


Developing Teen Health Information Literacy, Sharon A. Weiner, David Walker, Kathryn Dilworth, Lalatendu Acharya, Lisa Kirkham, Bethany Mc, Laura Henzl Nov 2016

Developing Teen Health Information Literacy, Sharon A. Weiner, David Walker, Kathryn Dilworth, Lalatendu Acharya, Lisa Kirkham, Bethany Mc, Laura Henzl

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation discusses a health information literacy project for teens that was a collaboration between librarians and experts in health communications and school administration. They co-developed and co-taught a required high school health course in Spring 2016 using student-centered active learning techniques. The course project was a “Teen Health” website developed by the students.


Shaping Deep Learning Through Rich Engagement With Information, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl Nov 2016

Shaping Deep Learning Through Rich Engagement With Information, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

These slides were used in an interactive session at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) conference held in Louisville, KY, November 9-13, 2016. The session focused on instructors applying informed learning design to craft better learning experiences and prepare students for success by providing more guidance about student engagement with information. Drawing from informed learning pedagogic theory, informed learning design provides a framework for developing learning activities that foster learning through intentional engagement with information.


Using Everyday Objects To Engage Students In Standards Education, Margaret Phillips, Paul Mcpherson Oct 2016

Using Everyday Objects To Engage Students In Standards Education, Margaret Phillips, Paul Mcpherson

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This paper describes an innovative approach to standards education in an undergraduate mechanical engineering technology design course. The work is focused on making standards appeal to students by using “everyday objects” (e.g. toaster, ladder, grill, etc.) as catalysts to introduce the topic of standards in a way that connects to students’ daily lives. The project involves instructor-librarian collaboration to incorporate information literacy and campus library resources into the standards curricula, so that students not only become familiar with standards resources, but also proficient at searching for and locating the documents. Preliminary results and observations indicate this is an effective ...


Consulting With Research Groups To Create Project-Specific Data Management Training And Protocols, Megan R. Sapp Nelson, Margaret Phillips Jun 2016

Consulting With Research Groups To Create Project-Specific Data Management Training And Protocols, Megan R. Sapp Nelson, Margaret Phillips

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

How can you use your liaison skills to assist faculty and graduate students to have better data management practices? Repurpose reference interviewing skills to identify current data management practices, perform gap analyses to identify where training might be needed, create learning objectives and assessments using your existing instructional skills, and develop activities using instructional best practices that integrate both information literacy and data information literacy.


Give Us Your Stuff! Streamlining University Records Transfers, Carly Dearborn, Neal Harmeyer Apr 2016

Give Us Your Stuff! Streamlining University Records Transfers, Carly Dearborn, Neal Harmeyer

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Purdue University Archives and Special Collections seeks out content created by university-affiliated departments, groups, and personnel. The collection development policy of Archives and Special Collections specifically states that documents important to capture university history, administration, or culture will be collected. This presentation outlines the steps and initiatives undertaken by Purdue Archives and Special Collections to implement a rigorous, standardized digital records transfer process.


Developing A Practical Framework For Information Literacy Program Evaluation, Paul Bracke, Clarence Maybee, Sharon Weiner Jan 2016

Developing A Practical Framework For Information Literacy Program Evaluation, Paul Bracke, Clarence Maybee, Sharon Weiner

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation was given at the Library Assessment Conference held from October 31–November 2, 2016 in Arlington, VA. The Purdue University Libraries, like many academic libraries, face increased expectations for demonstrating their value and impact. The Libraries launched a project to advance an outcomes-based, mission-centric framework for evaluating its information literacy programing. The methods for developing this framework consist of four steps: 1) focus groups with librarians to gain a more comprehensive understanding of existing assessment practices, 2) analysis of focus group findings, characterizing current assessment practices, 3) a gap analysis, comparing focus group findings to the information literacy ...


Preparing Today’S Learners: The Role Of Information Literacy In The Adoption Of Innovative Pedagogies, Clarence Maybee Apr 2015

Preparing Today’S Learners: The Role Of Information Literacy In The Adoption Of Innovative Pedagogies, Clarence Maybee

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation was given at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, Australia on April 20, 2015 as part of the Salon Series.

The presentation described how Purdue University supports teachers developing new classroom experiences through an educational initiative called Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT), which draws together expertise from areas of specialization throughout the campus to support course transformation. Drawing from four years of IMPACT programming and related research, two beneficial aspects of Purdue’s approach to this work were discussed in the presentation:

  • The creation of productive partnerships between teachers, instructional designers, instructional technologists and librarians ...


Information Literacy In The “Pathway To Success”, Sharon A. Weiner Jan 2015

Information Literacy In The “Pathway To Success”, Sharon A. Weiner

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation explored how information literacy contributes to college student success. Examples of how other universities address information literacy illustrated practical and effective strategies. Finally, the speaker suggested ways that information literacy could support strategic initiatives at Indiana State.


Spanning Boundaries To Identify Archival Literacy Competencies, Sharon A. Weiner, Sammie L. Morris, Lawrence J. Mykytiuk Oct 2014

Spanning Boundaries To Identify Archival Literacy Competencies, Sharon A. Weiner, Sammie L. Morris, Lawrence J. Mykytiuk

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This paper is a report of a collaborative research project that identified the competencies undergraduate history majors should have related to finding and using archival materials. The boundary-spanning collaboration involved archivists, librarians, and history faculty.

Historians have long relied upon archives as essential source material, and recent studies confirmed the continued significance of archives to research in this field. However, there is no detailed listing of the archival research competencies that college history students should attain. Without a clearly defined list upon which history faculty, archivists, and library liaisons to history departments agree, teaching about archives research is difficult and ...


Learning Commons And Transitions To College And Workplace, Sharon A. Weiner Sep 2014

Learning Commons And Transitions To College And Workplace, Sharon A. Weiner

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation was given at the Wabash Valley Regional Library Meeting on September 30, 2014 at the Wabash Regional Education Center, West Lafayette, IN. It discusses the concept of learning commons, or spaces outside of the formal classroom setting that are conducive to learning; and the transitions of students to college and the workplace through information and libraries.


What Do Students Learn From Participation In An Undergraduate Research Journal? Results Of An Assessment, Sharon A. Weiner Aug 2014

What Do Students Learn From Participation In An Undergraduate Research Journal? Results Of An Assessment, Sharon A. Weiner

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Like an increasing number of academic libraries, Purdue University Libraries provides publishing support services to the Purdue community. In 2009, Purdue University Press had recently been moved into the Libraries, and there was enthusiasm about exploring new relationships which could combine the publishing skills of the Press with use of Purdue e-Pubs, the institutional repository platform that also featured powerful publishing features. Publishing an undergraduate research journal was particularly appealing because it connected the scholarly communication program of the Libraries with strategic goals around information literacy. There is evidence that undergraduate students benefit from engaging in research experiences, and writing ...


Improving Instruction: Metaliteracy Through Crowdsourcing In The Classroom, Chris Gibson, Ilana R. Stonebraker Aug 2014

Improving Instruction: Metaliteracy Through Crowdsourcing In The Classroom, Chris Gibson, Ilana R. Stonebraker

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Crowdsourcing is cooperation between individuals to create content. This allows for multiple insights into a problem to reach a more complete answer. Metaliteracy is “a unified construct that supports the acquisition, production, and sharing of knowledge in collaborative online communities.” (Mackey & Jacobson, Reframing Information as a Metaliteracy, 2011, 62-62) By using crowdsourced information in tandem with metaliteracy, questions can be answered more rapidly and correctly than before. Academic institutions are in the early phases of implementing crowdsourced answer systems. Crowdsourcing is already commonplace among top academic and research institutions. Projects like CERN are proof that combining resources and non-traditional research ...


America's Missing Link: Educational Reform And Workforce Development, Sharon A. Weiner, Lana W. Jackman, Glen Warren Jun 2014

America's Missing Link: Educational Reform And Workforce Development, Sharon A. Weiner, Lana W. Jackman, Glen Warren

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation was given at a White House meeting about the potential role of information literacy in Michelle Obama's Reach Higher initiative on June 18, 2014.


Collaborators In Course Design: A Librarian And Publisher At The Intersection Of Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication, Catherine Fraser Riehle May 2014

Collaborators In Course Design: A Librarian And Publisher At The Intersection Of Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication, Catherine Fraser Riehle

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This session will focus on a university press director and academic librarian's collaborative effort to design and teach an undergraduate honors course on publishing and scholarly communication. The project-based course, first offered Spring 2014, weaves students through practical application of the publication process (the publisher's perspective) while engaging in conversation, debate, and research related to the complex ethical, legal, social, and cultural aspects of scholarly communication (the author's perspective). The librarian/publisher collaboration will be described in the context of course design and implementation, and preliminary assessment and evaluation data will be shared. Attendees should emerge with ...


Preparing Librarians To Be Campus Leaders Through Mapping And Integrating Information Literacy Into Curriculum, Sharon A. Weiner, Li Wang May 2014

Preparing Librarians To Be Campus Leaders Through Mapping And Integrating Information Literacy Into Curriculum, Sharon A. Weiner, Li Wang

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Curriculum mapping is a process by which curricula are methodically examined to determine where information literacy (IL) capabilities are, or should be taught during formal coursework. Curriculum integration is the process of intentionally integrating IL capability at the points in coursework when students need to master those capabilities and competencies. During this session, librarians will develop an understanding of curriculum mapping and how to integrate IL in curricula. This knowledge prepares librarians for campus leadership, since the curriculum is the primary focus of teaching and learning and affects the entire campus.

The curriculum in higher education can be viewed as ...


Preaching What We Practice: Educating Stakeholders About Research Data Management At Purdue University, Lisa Zilinski Mar 2014

Preaching What We Practice: Educating Stakeholders About Research Data Management At Purdue University, Lisa Zilinski

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Over the past few years, an increasing number of academic libraries have been adding or supplementing research data management support and services to their offerings. In an effort to support different stakeholders (e.g. students, library faculty and librarians, and disciplinary faculty), Purdue Libraries faculty and staff have developed several different tools and resources specifically designed for librarians and liaisons in supporting research data management. These resources and tools have been developed through innovative partnerships and include the Data Information Literacy (DIL) Project, a partnership between faculty and librarians across multiple institutions; the Purdue University Research Repository (PURR), created through ...


Threshold Concepts: Challenges & Possibilities For Library Instruction, Clarence Maybee, Andrea Baer Jan 2014

Threshold Concepts: Challenges & Possibilities For Library Instruction, Clarence Maybee, Andrea Baer

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This presentation was given at the 2014 UnConference hosted by the Academic Libraries of Indiana’s Information Literacy Committee. It outlined the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education being drafted by the Association of College and Research Libraries. The presentation specifically focused on the 6 proposed threshold concepts described in the draft Framework, and discussed challenges and opportunities of applying threshold concepts to the design of information literacy instructional efforts.