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Regular Expressions In Practice, Kathryn Lybarger Dec 2016

Regular Expressions In Practice, Kathryn Lybarger

Library Presentations

Regular expressions are not just for programmers anymore; they are supported by common software and systems used for cataloging and metadata, and allow for very powerful search and replace, even complete reformatting of library data! In this webinar, we’ll discuss the building blocks of regular expressions, practice identifying what they match (and do not match!), and consider how we can use them to make everyday library work more efficient.


Do You Have A Stapler?: Evenings At The Reference Desk, Katie Smith, Lauren Farmer Dec 2016

Do You Have A Stapler?: Evenings At The Reference Desk, Katie Smith, Lauren Farmer

LIS Student Conference

No abstract provided.


Community Resource Audit: Teen Users, Ashley Householder Dec 2016

Community Resource Audit: Teen Users, Ashley Householder

LIS Student Conference

This poster presents the findings from my Community Resource Audit in LIS 601, which focused on teen library users. During my research, I found that teens usually seek information on the following topics: Health, Career Information, Homework Help, Reading Material, News, and General Curiosity. Along with addressing these needs, my presentation will also discuss barriers to teen access, including reasons why they might choose not to seek information. Finally, I will present my "Teen Resource Guide," which was designed to help teens conduct research on each of the aforementioned topics.


Community Resource Audit Of Low-Income And Poor Children, Jesse Caldwell Dec 2016

Community Resource Audit Of Low-Income And Poor Children, Jesse Caldwell

LIS Student Conference

Poverty is on the rise within the United States. Public Libraries located in large cities and rural communities may be seeing an increase in usage from children who identify as low-income or poor. Using national statistics from the United States and local statistics from Lawrenceburg, Indiana , I will explain how poverty is on the rise within the United States. I will then outline how to discover local poverty statistics and how those statistics can be used to directly engage the low-income and poor population within a library district.


Practicum In A Medical Library, Emily Elkind Dec 2016

Practicum In A Medical Library, Emily Elkind

LIS Student Conference

Sharing my work that I have done during my practicum in the St. Joseph Hospital Medical library, including lists of both print and digital resources, and a potential list of helpful resources for the tentative consumer health resources center.


Physicians’ Information Needs And Information Seeking, William E. Burchfield Ii Dec 2016

Physicians’ Information Needs And Information Seeking, William E. Burchfield Ii

LIS Student Conference

Physicians range in age from their early twenties to their nineties. These same physicians care for people many times, from before their birth until their end of life experiences. Physicians must provide the best possible care to these patients. In order to do this, physicians need information. This poster presentation explores the information needs of physicians as well as the information seeking behavior these physicians follow.


The Invisible: Serving Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder, A Sensitivity Training, Rachel Combs Dec 2016

The Invisible: Serving Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder, A Sensitivity Training, Rachel Combs

LIS Student Conference

According to the CDC, autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability (2008). In the US, the prevalence is estimated at 1 in 68 births. Academic libraries need to be aware of this growing population so that we can educate library staff and be prepared to help people who learn and communicate differently. College students with disabilities face inequity when using the academic library, including the physical space, the library website, programming or lack thereof, restrictive loan periods, and resources that aren’t available in formats that they need. Academic libraries must be proactive and learn to recognize and minimize barriers, educate ...


The Special Collections Research Center's Education Program: A Reflection On Success, Natalie Bishop Dec 2016

The Special Collections Research Center's Education Program: A Reflection On Success, Natalie Bishop

LIS Student Conference

The Special Collections Research Center's education program offers students across all departments and disciplines the opportunity to learn from primary sources. By demystifying the research process, students are provided with powerful learning opportunities. As the Education Archivist Graduate Assistant, I plan and create activities for students visiting the SCRC to facilitate student learning and improve information literacy. This fast-growing, innovative program reached 2,038 students during the 2015-2016 academic year, and this is only one of many pieces of evidence pointing to the program's success.


Diabetes Patients: Information Needs And Seeking Behaviors, Lauren Colburn Dec 2016

Diabetes Patients: Information Needs And Seeking Behaviors, Lauren Colburn

LIS Student Conference

Diabetes is currently the seventh leading cause of death in America. Currently, 9.3% of the American population has diabetes, and self-management is a crucial step in managing the disease well. Therefore, this community resource audit focuses on the information needs and seeking behaviors of these patients as they navigate life with diabetes.


The Teen Toolkit: Providing Reliable Resources To Students, Jaclyn Spraetz Dec 2016

The Teen Toolkit: Providing Reliable Resources To Students, Jaclyn Spraetz

LIS Student Conference

This poster highlights the Community Resource Audit I created on teenagers’ information seeking behaviors. By conducting a literature review as well as distributing a survey to teens, I found that while they want to be informed, they often do not seek out many different types of informational resources. To respond, I created an online guide that presents reliable open resources to help students with class projects and additional outlets to help them stay informed on current events.


Library School: On How And Why, And Especially With Whom, One Becomes A Librarian, Karyn Hinkle Dec 2016

Library School: On How And Why, And Especially With Whom, One Becomes A Librarian, Karyn Hinkle

LIS Student Conference

No abstract provided.


Year Of South Asia Fall Book Exhibit And Bibliography, Brad Allard Nov 2016

Year Of South Asia Fall Book Exhibit And Bibliography, Brad Allard

Library Student Employees' Research

No abstract provided.


Citations Increase With Manuscript Length, Author Number, And References Cited In Ecology Journals, Charles W. Fox, C. E. Timothy Paine, Boris Sauterey Nov 2016

Citations Increase With Manuscript Length, Author Number, And References Cited In Ecology Journals, Charles W. Fox, C. E. Timothy Paine, Boris Sauterey

Entomology Faculty Publications

Most top impact factor ecology journals indicate a preference or requirement for short manuscripts; some state clearly defined word limits, whereas others indicate a preference for more concise papers. Yet evidence from a variety of academic fields indicates that within journals longer papers are both more positively reviewed by referees and more highly cited. We examine the relationship between citations received and manuscript length, number of authors, and number of references cited for papers published in 32 ecology journals between 2009 and 2012. We find that longer papers, those with more authors, and those that cite more references are cited ...


Workplace Bullying: A Silent Epidemic, Jennifer A. Bartlett Nov 2016

Workplace Bullying: A Silent Epidemic, Jennifer A. Bartlett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Although current books and news articles on workplace bullying are generally available, those dealing with bullying in a library setting are not as widespread. This New and Noteworthy column reviews recent library-specific materials on issues unique to workplace bullying and mobbing in libraries.


Teaching With Oer At Uk, Allison Soult Oct 2016

Teaching With Oer At Uk, Allison Soult

Open in Action: Open Educational Resources Contribute to Student Success

Dr. Allison Soult shares her insights and experience of teaching with open educational resources at the University of Kentucky.

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Open Educational Resources: Promoting Student Success Through Equal, Day-One Access To Customizable Materials, Jeff Gallant Oct 2016

Open Educational Resources: Promoting Student Success Through Equal, Day-One Access To Customizable Materials, Jeff Gallant

Open in Action: Open Educational Resources Contribute to Student Success

Jeff Gallant provides an overview of the current textbook market, the benefits of open educational resources (OER), and the success in adopting OER at higher education institutions.

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Open Educational Resources: Faculty, Libraries, Publishers, And Students Working Together, Leila W. Salisbury Oct 2016

Open Educational Resources: Faculty, Libraries, Publishers, And Students Working Together, Leila W. Salisbury

Open in Action: Open Educational Resources Contribute to Student Success

Leila W. Salisbury introduces the audience to the landscape of open educational resources and discusses how a professor collaborated with her students to create an openly licensed textbook.

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Southeastern Law Librarian Fall 2016, Seaall Oct 2016

Southeastern Law Librarian Fall 2016, Seaall

Newsletters

No abstract provided.


University Library-Community Partnership: The Basic Archives Workshop As A Joint Community Support And Collection Development Initiative, Ruth E. Bryan, Sarah Dorpinghaus, Yvonne Giles Sep 2016

University Library-Community Partnership: The Basic Archives Workshop As A Joint Community Support And Collection Development Initiative, Ruth E. Bryan, Sarah Dorpinghaus, Yvonne Giles

Library Presentations

In Fall 2015, local historian Yvonne Giles approached staff in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at the University of Kentucky Libraries about holding a basic archives workshop for clerks and secretaries of Lexington African American Baptist churches. Staff were excited to partner with Yvonne and held the first workshop for four participants in November 2015. The second workshop, given in early March 2016, attracted 15 participants from a wide variety of local organizations. A third workshop was held in June 2016. Giles and two SCRC staff (Ruth Bryan and Sarah Dorpinghaus) will discuss their individual and library-level reasons for ...


Advancing Research For Library And Information Science With Qualitative Secondary Analysis, Jenny Bossaller, C. Sean Burns, Amy Vanscoy Sep 2016

Advancing Research For Library And Information Science With Qualitative Secondary Analysis, Jenny Bossaller, C. Sean Burns, Amy Vanscoy

Information Science Faculty Publications

This paper presents the results of a study utilizing a seldom-used method in Library and Information Science (LIS): Qualitative Secondary Analysis. The data is drawn from two phenomenological studies about experiences of Reference and Information Services (RIS) librarians. We discuss how we repurposed the interview data in this study, and also the strengths, weaknesses, and wider applications of the method across LIS.


Framing Information Literacy: The Importance Of Setting The Stage, Beth Fuchs Sep 2016

Framing Information Literacy: The Importance Of Setting The Stage, Beth Fuchs

Library Presentations

Do students learn more when information literacy instruction is provided in-person by a librarian, mediated by their course instructor using a librarian-created tutorial, or self-paced using a tutorial? This presentation will focus on assessment results from a multi-sectioned college course targeting first-year students that explored this question and revealed an unexpected answer. Use the results, which are applicable to any instructional setting, to plan your next information literacy session.


Stamping The Passport: University Of Kentucky Libraries As A Partner For Internationalization On Campus, Jennifer A. Bartlett, Jan Carver, Antoinette Paris Greider, Adrian K. Ho, Jennifer Richmond Aug 2016

Stamping The Passport: University Of Kentucky Libraries As A Partner For Internationalization On Campus, Jennifer A. Bartlett, Jan Carver, Antoinette Paris Greider, Adrian K. Ho, Jennifer Richmond

Library Presentations

Each year the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences celebrates the cultural heritage of a country/region with its Passport to the World Program (PWP). The University of Kentucky Libraries International Programs has been an active contributor to PWP since 2010. We have coordinated liaison librarians’ collaboration with faculty from different departments to annotate and showcase relevant materials from the library’s collections in physical and online exhibits. We have also hosted lectures and movie screenings in which faculty introduce audiences to specific cultural features and practices.

Thanks to positive feedback and faculty recommendations, the library’s involvement ...


How To Use Open Source In Digitization Projects: Cooperative Development Between Institutions And Private Industry: The Kitodo Example, Michael Luetgen Aug 2016

How To Use Open Source In Digitization Projects: Cooperative Development Between Institutions And Private Industry: The Kitodo Example, Michael Luetgen

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

No abstract provided.


Microfilm To Digital For Current Newspaper: Case Study From University Of Oregon, Sheila Rabun Aug 2016

Microfilm To Digital For Current Newspaper: Case Study From University Of Oregon, Sheila Rabun

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

The University of Oregon (UO) Libraries have been microfilming and preserving Oregon’s newspapers as a public service since the 1950s. However, microfilm production has become increasingly unsustainable due to the rising costs associated with maintaining microfilming equipment and supplies, and researchers increasingly prefer digital access to newspapers as opposed to microfilm access. In order to mitigate costs and meet user needs, the UO Libraries has transitioned from microfilm to digital to provide preservation and access services for current Oregon newspapers. This case study traces the project from start to finish, outlining motivating factors for making the transition, stakeholder communication ...


(More) Voices And Viewpoints In Chronicling America: Uses Of Historical News For Education And Outreach, Deborah Thomas Aug 2016

(More) Voices And Viewpoints In Chronicling America: Uses Of Historical News For Education And Outreach, Deborah Thomas

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

No abstract provided.


Here Today, Gone Within A Month: The Fleeting Life Of Digital News, Martin Halbert, Katherine Skinner, Marc Wilson, Frederick Zarndt Aug 2016

Here Today, Gone Within A Month: The Fleeting Life Of Digital News, Martin Halbert, Katherine Skinner, Marc Wilson, Frederick Zarndt

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

In 1989 on the shores of Montana’s beautiful Flathead Lake, the owners of the weekly newspaper the Bigfork Eagle started TownNews.com to help community newspapers with developing technology. TownNews.com has since evolved into an integrated digital publishing and content management system used by more than 1600 newspaper, broadcast, magazine, and web-native publications in North America. TownNews.com is now headquartered on the banks of the mighty Mississippi river in Moline Illinois.

Not long ago Marc Wilson, CEO of TownNews.com, noticed that of the 220,000+ e-edition pages posted on behalf of its customers at the beginning ...


Harvesting And Parsing An Html-­Based Newspaper, Eric Weig Aug 2016

Harvesting And Parsing An Html-­Based Newspaper, Eric Weig

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

This article outlines one in-house model for archiving and providing access to HTML-based news in the Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program (KDNP) at the University of Kentucky (UK). To allow for search and retrieval of HTML-based news in the KDNP which already contains news content digitized from analog sources, the encapsulation of HTML content using XML encoded CDATA strings read by a prototype open-source PHP viewer is described.


Dodging The Memory Hole: A Brief History Of Born-Digital News Preservation In The Us, Edward Mccain Aug 2016

Dodging The Memory Hole: A Brief History Of Born-Digital News Preservation In The Us, Edward Mccain

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

No abstract provided.


Cdnc And Local Partnership, Brian Geiger Aug 2016

Cdnc And Local Partnership, Brian Geiger

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

No abstract provided.


What Is To Be Learned From A Statewide Collection Of Pdfs, Mark E. Phillips, Ana Krahmer Aug 2016

What Is To Be Learned From A Statewide Collection Of Pdfs, Mark E. Phillips, Ana Krahmer

IFLA 2016 News Media Satellite Session

The Texas Digital Newspaper Program, operated by the University of North Texas Libraries, actively works to digitally preserve news in the form of print and born digital newspaper content via The Portal to Texas History. For two years, TDNP has partnered with the Texas Press Association to preserve born-digital newspaper titles from its member institutions. These PDF-based print masters total more than 3 million pages from over 500 titles across the state and allow UNT Libraries to explore significant metrics associated with born-digital newspaper content at a scale that previously had been impossible. This paper reports on exploratory investigations by ...