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Are Bibliographic Management Software Search Interfaces Reliable?: A Comparison Between Search Results Obtained Using Database Interfaces And The Endnote Online Search Function, Megan Fitzgibbons, Deborah Meert 2010 McGill University

Are Bibliographic Management Software Search Interfaces Reliable?: A Comparison Between Search Results Obtained Using Database Interfaces And The Endnote Online Search Function, Megan Fitzgibbons, Deborah Meert

Western Libraries Publications

The use of bibliographic management software and its internal search interfaces is now pervasive among researchers. This study compares the results between searches conducted in academic databases' search interfaces versus the EndNote search interface. The results show mixed search reliability, depending on the database and type of search performed.


'Not Yet Ready': Australian University Libraries And Carnegie Corporation Philanthropy, 1935-1945, Michael J. Birkner 2010 Gettysburg College

'Not Yet Ready': Australian University Libraries And Carnegie Corporation Philanthropy, 1935-1945, Michael J. Birkner

History Faculty Publications

In recent years the Carnegie Corporation's influence on Australian library development has been fruitfully examined from many angles, among them its role in promoting free-library movements in the various states. One piece of the story, however, remains mostly in the shadows: the Corporation's initiatives pointing towards modernizing and professionalizing Australian university libraries. Although the Corporation's philanthropic enterprise at the university level yielded mixed results at best, it was not inconsequential. It provided a blueprint for future university-library development in Australia. In one instance, at the University of Melbourne, it inspired a vice-chancellor to articulate a vision of ...


A Primer On Digital Object Identifiers For Law Librarians, Benjamin J. Keele 2010 Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

A Primer On Digital Object Identifiers For Law Librarians, Benjamin J. Keele

Library Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of Universities And Copyright Collecting Societies, Benjamin J. Keele 2010 Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Book Review Of Universities And Copyright Collecting Societies, Benjamin J. Keele

Library Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Information Technology And Construction Productivity, Dong Zhai 2010 University of Kentucky

The Relationship Between Information Technology And Construction Productivity, Dong Zhai

University of Kentucky Doctoral Dissertations

Over the past decades, information technology has been impacting industries, economics, the way of life and even the culture throughout the world. Productivity has been attracting much attention as an important indicator of economics, and numerous researchers have investigated the relationship between information technology and productivity. Construction is one of the largest industries in the United States, but little research has been conducted to investigate the relationship between information technology and construction productivity.

The major objective of this dissertation is to determine the degree (if any) to which information technology usage, specifically the use of information technology to automate and ...


Selections From The Grafx Collection, Ellen Kathryn Corrigan 2010 Eastern Illinois University

Selections From The Grafx Collection, Ellen Kathryn Corrigan

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

Introductory text, captions, and installation photograph from “Selections from the GraFX Collection,” an independently curated exhibit on display at Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, August-September 2010. Features highlights from the library's collection of graphic novels.


Selections From The Grafx Collection, Ellen Corrigan 2010 Eastern Illinois University

Selections From The Grafx Collection, Ellen Corrigan

Ellen K. Corrigan

Introductory text, captions, and installation photograph from “Selections from the GraFX Collection,” an independently curated exhibit on display at Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, August-September 2010. Features highlights from the library's collection of graphic novels.


Exploring Library 2.0 On The Social Web, Steve Brantley 2010 Eastern Illinois University

Exploring Library 2.0 On The Social Web, Steve Brantley

Steve Brantley

Library 2.0 literature has described many of the possibilities Web 2.0 technologies offer libraries. Case studies have assessed local use, but no studies have measured the Library 2.0 phenomenon by searching public social networking sites. This study used library-specific terms to search public social networking sites, blog search engines, and social bookmarking sites for activity associated with librarians and library users. Blog search data about the recentness of activity or the popularity of a blog post indicate Library 2.0 technology has many early adopters but provide less evidence of sustained use. The results follow a curve ...


Conference Program [2010], Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy 2010 Georgia Southern University

Conference Program [2010], Georgia International Conference On Information Literacy

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

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Beyond Description: Converting Web Site Usage Statistics Into Concrete Site Improvement Ideas, Julie Arendt, Cassie Wagner 2010 Virginia Commonwealth University

Beyond Description: Converting Web Site Usage Statistics Into Concrete Site Improvement Ideas, Julie Arendt, Cassie Wagner

VCU Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

Web site usage statistics are a widely used tool for Web site development, but libraries are still learning how to use them successfully. This case study summarizes how Morris Library at Southern Illinois University Carbondale implemented Google Analytics on its Web site and used the reports to inform a site redesign. As the main campus library at a research university with about 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the library included resources from multiple library departments on a single site. In planning the redesign, Morris Library's Virtual Library Group combined usage reports with information from other sources, such as ...


Planning Serendipitous Liaison Outreach, John Glover, Bettina Peacemaker 2010 Virginia Commonwealth University

Planning Serendipitous Liaison Outreach, John Glover, Bettina Peacemaker

VCU Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

College and university students, staff, and faculty are busier in 2010 than ever before. Many students work full-time in addition to school. With budget cuts, staff members are doing multiple jobs. Faculty members are being hired as fixed-term, temporary, or adjunct instructors more than ever. People do not come to the library as much as they used to, and they are often in a rush when they do.

At the same time, evolving models of reference service mean that liaison librarians are often sequestered in their offices, working elsewhere on campus, or otherwise not available when their patrons happen to ...


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

University Libraries Faculty Publications

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.


Numeracy: Open-Access Publishing To Reduce The Cost Of Scholarly Journals, Todd A. Chavez 2010 University of South Florida

Numeracy: Open-Access Publishing To Reduce The Cost Of Scholarly Journals, Todd A. Chavez

Academic Resources Faculty and Staff Publications

Each fiscal year, as academic librarians throughout the United States prepare materials budgets, a national “groan” ensues. Regardless of their format (i.e. print or digital), serial subscription costs are escalating, in the process impacting the role of the library in advancing scholarly communication . This paper examines some of the economic issues concerning open-access (OA) journal publishing. The importance of quantitative literacy is suggested for librarians and academics seeking a better understanding of alternatives to traditional journal subscription models and to anyone considering ventures into OA publishing. Quantitative literacy is essential for managing alternatives to the rising cost of scholarly ...


Basic Archives Processing Manual For Student Employees And Volunteers, Tomaro I. Taylor 2010 University of South Florida

Basic Archives Processing Manual For Student Employees And Volunteers, Tomaro I. Taylor

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

A step-by-step guide for the arrangement and description of archival collections. Developed for individuals new to archival processing in a special library setting.


Sunflower Seeds And Their Products, Madeleine Charney 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sunflower Seeds And Their Products, Madeleine Charney

University Librarians Publication Series

Sunflower as a commodity for both food and seed.


Connecting To Marginalized Groups Through Web 2.0, Tomaro I. Taylor 2010 University of South Florida

Connecting To Marginalized Groups Through Web 2.0, Tomaro I. Taylor

Tomaro I. Taylor

No abstract provided.


Grey Literature In Karst Research: The Evolution Of The Karst Information Portal (Kip), Todd A. Chavez 2010 University of South Florida

Grey Literature In Karst Research: The Evolution Of The Karst Information Portal (Kip), Todd A. Chavez

Todd A. Chavez

The Karst Information Portal (KIP) is a digital library linking scientists, resource managers, and explorers with quality information resources concerning karst, an understudied natural environment that is crucial to the health and well-being of one out of every four people on Earth. Beginning in 2006 as a partnership between the University of South Florida Libraries, the National Cave & Karst Research Institute, the University of New Mexico Library, and the Union Internationale de Spéléologie (UIS), the KIP initiative has expanded to include databases concerning cave minerals, speleothem dating, and coastal cave surveys. This chapter outlines the evolution of the project and ...


Numeracy: Open-Access Publishing To Reduce The Cost Of Scholarly Journals, Todd A. Chavez 2010 University of South Florida

Numeracy: Open-Access Publishing To Reduce The Cost Of Scholarly Journals, Todd A. Chavez

Todd A. Chavez

Each fiscal year, as academic librarians throughout the United States prepare materials budgets, a national “groan” ensues. Regardless of their format (i.e. print or digital), serial subscription costs are escalating, in the process impacting the role of the library in advancing scholarly communication . This paper examines some of the economic issues concerning open-access (OA) journal publishing. The importance of quantitative literacy is suggested for librarians and academics seeking a better understanding of alternatives to traditional journal subscription models and to anyone considering ventures into OA publishing. Quantitative literacy is essential for managing alternatives to the rising cost of scholarly ...


Connecting To Marginalized Groups Through Web 2.0, Tomaro I. Taylor 2010 University of South Florida

Connecting To Marginalized Groups Through Web 2.0, Tomaro I. Taylor

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Postmodernism, Processing, And The Profession: Towards A Theoretical Reading Of Minimal Standars, Melanie Griffin 2010 University of South Florida

Postmodernism, Processing, And The Profession: Towards A Theoretical Reading Of Minimal Standars, Melanie Griffin

Special Collections Faculty and Staff Publications

While the ramifications of minimal standards processing for practice are well-documented, the theoretical questions which Greene and Meissner's 2005 article "More Product, Less Process" raises are not. This article seeks to address the broader ideological and theoretical questions involved in recent minimal standards processing recommendations through analysis of Greene and Meissner’s original article and the immediate responses and case studies which it generated, in order to relate this body of literature to theory-driven notions of archival administration.4 By identifying theoretical issues in writings on MPLP rather than focusing on practice alone, it is possible to move beyond ...


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