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Community College Librarians And The Acrl Framework: Findings From A National Study, Susan T. Wengler, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg Jan 2020

Community College Librarians And The Acrl Framework: Findings From A National Study, Susan T. Wengler, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg

Publications and Research

This study explored community college librarians’ engagement with the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. A national online survey with 1,201 community college librarian respondents reveals limited familiarity with and integration of the Framework into community college instruction to date. Findings indicate an openness to future adoption, as well as substantial interest in targeted professional development and a version of the Framework adapted for community college campuses. These results contribute benchmark instructional data on an understudied section of academic librarianship and add to the growing body of research on how librarians have updated teaching practices in response to ...


The Work Of An Hour, Michael F. Russo Etc. Jan 2020

The Work Of An Hour, Michael F. Russo Etc.

Faculty Publications

This research asks two basic questions: 1) To what extent was the Bush administration’s pro-war propaganda repeated, amplified, and ultimately reported as fact by main stream news agencies? and 2) Is there any correlation between the repetition of the propaganda and popular support for the invasion of Iraq? In other words, can we say news reports helped “sell” the war?


Sink Or Swim? A Case-Study Approach To Teaching Information Evaluation, Katie Strand, Rachel Wishkoski Jan 2020

Sink Or Swim? A Case-Study Approach To Teaching Information Evaluation, Katie Strand, Rachel Wishkoski

Library Faculty & Staff Publications

This paper is part of the LOEX 2019 conference proceedings and reports on an engaging information evaluation lesson designed by a team of librarians at Utah State University. Teaching evaluation skills in the highly emotional world of fake news is a daunting task. The lesson described here uses realistic case studies to give students the critical distance necessary to practice evaluation before diving into their personal research and biases. The article outlines the lesson’s case study activity and rationale in teaching students adaptable evaluation skills that they can apply in their academic, professional, and personal lives.


Picturing The State Of Visual Literacy Initiatives Today, Dana S. Thompson Dec 2019

Picturing The State Of Visual Literacy Initiatives Today, Dana S. Thompson

Dana Statton Thompson

Pre-print


Demographic Variables And Academic Discipline As Determinants Of Undergraduates’ Use Of Electronic Library Resources In Federal Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Adefunke Sarah Ebijuwa, Iyabo Mabawonku Professor Dec 2019

Demographic Variables And Academic Discipline As Determinants Of Undergraduates’ Use Of Electronic Library Resources In Federal Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Adefunke Sarah Ebijuwa, Iyabo Mabawonku Professor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Undergraduates use electronic library resources for academic activities because it offers access to relevant and current information from different subject areas. Literature review indicated that undergraduates’ use of electronic library resources is low in Nigeria owing to a number of factors that are largely attributed to user’s attitude, computer literacy and information retrieval skills, but, little attention was given to factors such as demographic variables and academic discipline. This study, therefore, examined demographic variables (age, gender) and academic discipline as determinants of undergraduates’ use of electronic library resources in in federal universities in South-west, Nigeria. The descriptive survey research ...


Control Mechanism Of Deviant Behaviour Among Library Users: A Study Of Government Owned Universities In Delta State, Nigeria, Ufuoma Eruvwe, Okotie Anita Enite Dec 2019

Control Mechanism Of Deviant Behaviour Among Library Users: A Study Of Government Owned Universities In Delta State, Nigeria, Ufuoma Eruvwe, Okotie Anita Enite

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract:

This study was carried out to assess the deviant behaviours of library users and potential strategies for the control of these behaviours. The study covers Delta State University, Abraka and Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun. A descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study with a population of 1216 library users which comprises both staff and students. 365 respondents were selected via the random sampling technique which is 30% of the total population. Four research questions were posed to guide the study. The instrument adopted for data collection was a structured questionnaire. Out of the 365 questionnaires ...


Resources Availability Impacts On Reading Habit And Literacy Attitude Of College Students In Tirunelveli District Central Library, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala Subramanian, M Mohammed Yasir Mr Dec 2019

Resources Availability Impacts On Reading Habit And Literacy Attitude Of College Students In Tirunelveli District Central Library, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala Subramanian, M Mohammed Yasir Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The focus of the present study is to analyse the reading habit and literacy attitude of the college students who use the Tirunelveli district central library. The present study tries analyse how the reading habits has an impact upon the literacy attitude of the college students who use the library. In order to analyse the impact of the library, the resources, facilities, infrastructures and staff service of the library has been taken as a factor and how they impact the reading habit and library usage of the respondents has been analysed and how does it positively impact the literacy attitude ...


Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin Dec 2019

Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In the third millennium, people look forward for ushering the innovations and people's rapport is getting more and more convenient with the growth of social media tools. The usages of social media by libraries encompass a vast array of platforms with many contingencies features containing new ways for library patrons in terms of promoting their information services and products. This paper delineates elaborately the incorporation of social media by East West University Library (EWU, L), Bangladesh as it is one of the precursor academic libraries in Bangladesh where all forms of contemporary technologies and services have been integrating with ...


Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction Among Library And Information Science Educators In South South, Nigeria, Violet Ikolo Dec 2019

Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction Among Library And Information Science Educators In South South, Nigeria, Violet Ikolo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Significantly, job satisfaction is influenced by different factors. This study assessed the factors influencing job satisfaction among LIS educators in South South Nigeria. Specifically, this study sought to determine the extent of satisfaction amongst LIS educators as well as identify the motivator and hygiene factors that influenced job satisfaction among LIS educators. The study used the descriptive survey design with the population made up of LIS educators from six Library Schools in South South Nigeria. The sample of 79 LIS educators were conveniently selected for the study from Library Schools in South South Nigeria. A structured questionnaire adapted from the ...


Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indyayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti Nov 2019

Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indyayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Siri’ na pesse as a philosophy of life for Bugis people who have noble values that make humans worthy of being said to be human (tau sipakatau). This value is obtained through hereditary that parents teach their children. One of the values taught by parents, known as sulappa eppa (the four main values) that parents must have as leaders in their families is primarily a single parent. This value is very important for single parents because parents are automatically examples and role models for their children.

This study applied a qualitative method with a case study approach in which key ...


Drill Emergency Simulation As An Increase In Information And Skills Of Midwives In Carrying Out Assistance To Mothers And Newborns A Case Study In Karawang Regional Hospital, Siti Nursanti, Susanne Dida, Irvan Afriandi, Mien Hidayat Nov 2019

Drill Emergency Simulation As An Increase In Information And Skills Of Midwives In Carrying Out Assistance To Mothers And Newborns A Case Study In Karawang Regional Hospital, Siti Nursanti, Susanne Dida, Irvan Afriandi, Mien Hidayat

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Health professional’s skillin helping maternal emergency cases isa critical factor contributing to maternal and sudden infant death. Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival programs, therefore,initiateda training so-called emergency drill simulation. This research aims to find the effectivity of midwiferycommunication strategy in the emergency drill simulation forsharpening partnership and expertise of the midwifery in a groupdealing with childbirth emergency. This research uses qualitative methodand a case study as an approach. The informants of this research are the head division of customer care, head of the delivery room, and the paramedic mentor of Expanding Maternal Neonatal Survival in Karawang Regional Hospital ...


The Ripple Effect Of A New Service Point, Bobby Hollandsworth, Kelsey Sheaffer Nov 2019

The Ripple Effect Of A New Service Point, Bobby Hollandsworth, Kelsey Sheaffer

Presentations

No abstract provided.


Successful Space Management Projects: The R. M. Cooper Library Adobe Digital Studio Experience, Derek Wilmott, Bobby Hollandsworth Nov 2019

Successful Space Management Projects: The R. M. Cooper Library Adobe Digital Studio Experience, Derek Wilmott, Bobby Hollandsworth

Presentations

No abstract provided.


Mapping Knowledge Hierarchy On Digital Library From 2007-2017: A Comparative Study Of India, China And United States, Arpita Roy Chowdhury, Ziaur Rahman Dr Nov 2019

Mapping Knowledge Hierarchy On Digital Library From 2007-2017: A Comparative Study Of India, China And United States, Arpita Roy Chowdhury, Ziaur Rahman Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: This study aims to provide a comparative analysis on knowledge hierarchy taking into account countries such as India, China and United States of America on digital library perspective research from 2007 to 2017.

Methodology: This study covers articles published in the Web of Science database where 242 articles were taken into consideration and further analysis was done for the stipulated time period.

Findings: The research trend of digital library in India consists of 15 core topics and other specific areas, China with 15 core areas as well for the same time period and U.S.A showed 17 core ...


Study Of Information Seeking Pattern Of School Teachers In Sri Lanka With Respect To Curriculum Planning, Chamani Gunasekera, Balasubramani R, Arumugam J Nov 2019

Study Of Information Seeking Pattern Of School Teachers In Sri Lanka With Respect To Curriculum Planning, Chamani Gunasekera, Balasubramani R, Arumugam J

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study was conducted to examine information seeking pattern of school teachers in Sri Lanka. The survey method was adapted for this study and a self-administered questionnaire was used as main data collection tool. The school teachers who enrolled to follow postgraduate courses in the Department of Education, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka were selected as the study population and the collected data were analyzed using SPSS (21.0). The study found that most of the respondents used face to face discussions and mass media as communication channels and most of the respondents study curriculum, teachers’ guides and students’ text ...


Impact Of Social Media Tools In Promoting The Library Services In Engineering Colleges In Tamilnadu, Arumugam J Librarian, Balasubramani R Assistant Professor Nov 2019

Impact Of Social Media Tools In Promoting The Library Services In Engineering Colleges In Tamilnadu, Arumugam J Librarian, Balasubramani R Assistant Professor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Background: Social media tools play a vital role in every domain especially with Library and information Science. This study analyses the various promotional activities done by using the social media tools in Engineering Colleges with respect to Tamilnadu.

Materials and Methods: The data was obtained by quantitative survey method for the study from the 150 library science professionals working in engineering colleges of Tamilnadu.

Results: 150 respondents were actively participated in this survey and resulted that Facebook is the predominant tool used by the library professionals to share the library products and services in the age group of 31-50 ...


Hip-Hop Librarianship For Scholarly Communication: An Approach To Introducing Topics, Arthur J. Boston Oct 2019

Hip-Hop Librarianship For Scholarly Communication: An Approach To Introducing Topics, Arthur J. Boston

Arthur J. Boston

This session compares major topics from scholarly communication and trends in Hip-Hop, with the objective of providing lessons and examples for effective teaching. By discussing Hip-Hop artists as impact-minded authors of copyrighted works navigating a marketplace newly-disrupted by Internet technology, it may be possible for students to bring their existing knowledge about the popular genre, and apply it to a new understanding of the scholarly communication environment. 
Examples: Copyright, Fair Use, and Mac Miller; Prohibitive Pricing, Piracy, and Kanye West; Author's Rights, First Distribution, and Beyoncé; Open Access, Repositories, and Chance The Rapper.


Impact Of The Ocean Waves Workshop On The Marine Science And Technology Community, Jeanne Pavy, Charles R. Nichols Oct 2019

Impact Of The Ocean Waves Workshop On The Marine Science And Technology Community, Jeanne Pavy, Charles R. Nichols

Ocean Waves Workshop

The Earl K. Long Library at the Univeristy of New Orleans uses ScholarWorks@UNO, an open access digital repository, to collect, preserve, and disseminate Ocean Waves Workshop content for a global audience. ScholarWorks resides on the Digital Commons platform, which is optimized for discoverability through search engines such as Google Scholar, increasing visibility and impact. UNO library staff work with the Ocean Waves Workshop planning committee to assign metadata to workshop materials that can then be rapidly shared online. The repository also ensures long-term, stable preservation of workshop content. The archive of workshop material and its extensive worldwide use demonstrate ...


Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor Oct 2019

Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study examines the impact of Social Networking Sites on college students of Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing (RIPANS), Aizawl. The study focused on the SNSs usage on academic performance, both positive and negative influence, the purpose and problem faced by the students in using SNSs. 150 well-structured questionnaires were distributed to the randomly selected students of RIPANS to find out the impact of using SNSs for their academic performance, out of which 146 students have responded. The collected data is further analyzed and presented in tables followed by charts with interpretation. The findings of the study show ...


Dangerous Liaisons: Brainstorming The 21st Century Academic Liaison, Antje Mays Oct 2019

Dangerous Liaisons: Brainstorming The 21st Century Academic Liaison, Antje Mays

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Academic liaison roles have seen massive changes over time and grown into an ever-broadening range of duties. What began as subject-focused collection involvement has evolved into a mix of instruction, reference, and various forms of course-embedded services, all while also retaining the earlier focus on subject-specific collection management.

This paper outlines current research on academic liaison roles and summarizes the interactive exchanges from the 2018 Charleston Conference Lively Session on academic liaisons. Through live polling and discussion, session participants identified key functions and core competencies for liaisons, as well as factors contributing to success or hindrance for liaison success. Key ...


Future And Value: The Library As Strategic Partner, Antje Mays Oct 2019

Future And Value: The Library As Strategic Partner, Antje Mays

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

Broader economic trends spawn budget pressures for education and libraries, prompting a plethora of studies on the value and relevance of libraries. Numerous reports on economic decline in libraries and studies with mixed pronouncements on the value of libraries have led to a negative self-image within the library profession. Yet libraries' leadership in connecting learners to knowledge is at the heart of producing many of the key skills sorely needed in robust societies and economies. Librarianship has many untapped opportunities for positioning itself as a prominent strategic partner. This paper outlines current research on the economic and societal context for ...


Ua52/1 Out Of The Box, Wku Archives Oct 2019

Ua52/1 Out Of The Box, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by and about WKU Archives and the records management program.


From Responsible Custody To Responsible Stewardship, Michelle Light Oct 2019

From Responsible Custody To Responsible Stewardship, Michelle Light

Library Faculty Publications

Light analyzes "responsible custody," one of eleven core values of archivists as described by the Society of American Archivists. After reviewing professional literature about postcustodial debates in the electronic records environment, advocacy for cultural sensitivity in native or colonial archives, and new models for stewardship associated with the community archives movement, Light proposes to revise this core value as "responsible stewardship."


Issue 47, Beth Heldebrandt Oct 2019

Issue 47, Beth Heldebrandt

NoteBooth

Fall 2019

Race cards, Health care reform exhibit coming, Meditation/Spiritual Room opens, Banned Books Week, new Faculty Reading Room, Reference is now Research & Engaged Scholarship, Stacey Knight-Davis wins award, The Keep spotlight, Faculty Spotlight: Sham'ah Md-Yunus, John Whisler on cataloging and library evolution, Resource updates


Uni Scholarworks [Faculty Focused] Brochure, Rod Library. University Of Northern Iowa. Oct 2019

Uni Scholarworks [Faculty Focused] Brochure, Rod Library. University Of Northern Iowa.

Rod Library Documents

No abstract provided.


Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indrayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti Sep 2019

Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indrayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Siri’ na pesse as a philosophy of life for Bugis people who have noble values that make humans worthy of being said to be human (tau sipakatau). This value is obtained through hereditary that parents teach their children. One of the values taught by parents, known as sulappa eppa (the four main values) that parents must have as leaders in their families is primarily a single parent. This value is very important for single parents because parents are automatically examples and role models for their children.

This study applied a qualitative method with a case study approach in which key ...


Utilization Of Social Media In Giving Information Related To Activities And Performance Of Legislative Members (-A Case Study Of Women Legislative Members In The Aceh People's Representative Council (Dpra), Ainol Mardhiah, Dadang Rahmat Hidayat, Agus Rahmat, Nuryah Asri Sjafirah Sep 2019

Utilization Of Social Media In Giving Information Related To Activities And Performance Of Legislative Members (-A Case Study Of Women Legislative Members In The Aceh People's Representative Council (Dpra), Ainol Mardhiah, Dadang Rahmat Hidayat, Agus Rahmat, Nuryah Asri Sjafirah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The existence of communication media cannot be separated from everyday human life today. Social media provides extraordinary benefits for members of Aceh House of Representatives (DPRA) to get closer to its people. The use of social media to socialize the performance of board members, absorb aspirations and information from the public. The qualitative research method and the case study approach used in this study, this study intends to describe the use of social media in providing information related to the activities and performance of women legislative members in the DPRA in carrying out political communication in Aceh's local parliament ...


Developing A Vendor Scorecard As A Tool To Re-Allocate Acquisitions Dollars And Transform Scholarly Communication, Christine N. Turner Sep 2019

Developing A Vendor Scorecard As A Tool To Re-Allocate Acquisitions Dollars And Transform Scholarly Communication, Christine N. Turner

Christine Turner

No abstract provided.


The Promise And Perils Of Massive Open Online Courses: Moocs And The Role Of Law Librarians, Sara Sampson, Leslie A. Street Sep 2019

The Promise And Perils Of Massive Open Online Courses: Moocs And The Role Of Law Librarians, Sara Sampson, Leslie A. Street

Leslie Street

No abstract provided.


Finding The Middle Ground In Collection Development: How Academic Law Librarians Can Shape Their Collections In Response To The Call For More Practice-Oriented Legal Education, Leslie A. Street, Amanda M. Runyon Sep 2019

Finding The Middle Ground In Collection Development: How Academic Law Librarians Can Shape Their Collections In Response To The Call For More Practice-Oriented Legal Education, Leslie A. Street, Amanda M. Runyon

Leslie Street

To examine how academic law libraries can respond to the call for more practice-oriented legal education, the authors compared trends in collection management decisions regarding secondary sources at academic and law firm libraries. The results of their survey are followed by recommendations about how academic and firm librarians can work together to best provide law students with materials they will need in practice.