ERIC Number: ED499082
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov-2
Reference Count: 0
Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Libraries Symposium (7th, Maryville, Missouri, November 2, 2007)
Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Park, Sarah G., Ed.
Twenty-three scholarly papers and eleven abstracts reflect the content of the seventh "Brick and Click Libraries Symposium," held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship. Many of the papers include charts and illustrations, which enhance readers' understanding of the information presented. Several papers describe research projects or deployment of current trends in a specific library setting. Topics incorporate information of interest to librarians working in the areas of reference, instruction, access services, and collection development. The following are included: (1) Introduction (Connie Ury and Frank Baudino); (2) Often Overlooked: Database Users with Disabilities (Chris Le Beau and Rebecca Power) [abstract only]; (3) Are ebooks the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread? We Think So, Why Don't They? (Julia F. McGinnis and William M. Meloy); (4) Are We Having Fun Yet? Putting Fun into the Workplace! (Joyce Meldrem); (5) Outsourcing Outreach: Developing a Student Ambassador Program (Kristin J. Whitehair); (6) Representing eJournals in the Library Catalog: Trying to Fit a Square Peg in a Round Hole? (Kelly Smith) [abstract only]; (7) At the "Point-of-Need": Usage Patterns of Streaming Video Tutorials (Jack M. Maness); (8) The Impact of Usage Statistics (Bob Schufreider and Ed Goedeken) [abstract only]; (9) Government Information in the All-Electronic Age and the Implications for Libraries (Laura Sare); (10) Thinking inside the Box: Applying Design Principles to Your Physical Library (Denyse K. Sturges) [abstract only]; (11) Keeping on Track (Lori Mardis, Lisa Jennings, Kathy Ferguson, and Sara Duff) [abstract only]; (12) Designing YouTube Instructional Videos to Enhance Information Literacy (Robert Monge); (13) Communicating and Training across the Hours: Using Course-Management Software to EnhanceStudent Training and Build Community (Peggy L. Kaney, Brande M. Flack, and Donna G. Graham); (14) Oral History in the Library: Collecting and Preserving "Voices" (Tanya Finchum and Juliana Nykolaiszyn); (15) ERM on a Shoestring (Dalene Hawthorne) [abstract only]; (16) Mabee Wikis Are Better: Transitioning from Static Research Guides to Wikis (Tony Greco, Cal Melick, Heather Smith-Collins, and Kelley Weber); (17) When the Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Part(ner)s: Northwestern Partnerships for Success (Denise M. Shorey and Bob Davis) [abstract only]; (18) Weeding the Storage Facility: WorldCat Collection Analysis as a De-Selection Tool (Mary C. Aagard) [abstract only]; (19) Measure for Measure: Developing an Assessment Plan for Access Services (Robin Ewing) [abstract only]; (20) The Librarian as Hacker, Getting More from Google (R. Philip Reynolds); (21) The Online Information Literacy Game: A Trivial Pursuit? (Scott Rice and Amy Harris); (22) Supporting Campus Publications at the University of Kansas Libraries (Brian Rosenblum and Holly Mercer); (23) Digg This: Tagging and Social Collaboration on the Web (Keri Cascio) [abstract only]; (24) A Semester Long Library Research Course (Pamela M. Salela and Julie M. Chapman); (25) Information Literacy: Creating Modules for Summarizing and Evaluating Quantitative Studies in Education and Psychology (Jose A. Montelongo); (26) Not Just Q & A! Teaching through Digital Reference (Frances Devlin, John Stratton, and Lea Currie); (27) Understanding Evolving User Requirements in the Library New Media Service (Sean Cordes); (28) Enhancing Library Services through Support Staff Training: A Unique Approach (Jill Becker and Monica Claassen-Wilson); (29) Looking at the Whole Pie & One Piece at a Time: Measuring Our Instructional Delivery (Connie Ury and Gary Ury); (30) Developing a Digital Collection (Edwin B. Burgess); (31) Blackboard to the Rescue: Use of Course Management Systems in Employee Management and Training (Marian G. Davis and Robert Hallis); (32) The MOBIUS-YBP Statewide Purchasing Plan: First Year Implementation Experiences (Dennis L. Goodyear, Jean Eaglesfield, and Robert Frizzell) [abstract only]; (33) Journey of Incorporating Portable Media Players into Library Services (Larisa Hart and Amy Presley) [abstract only]; (34) Strategies for Preparedness for Library Disasters: The ILL Response (Sarah McHone-Chase); and (35) Web Based Photo Database: Creation and Maintenance on a Shoestring (Raleigh Muns). An author/title index is also included. (Individual papers contain references.) [Abstract modified to meet ERIC guidelines. For the 2006 proceedings, see ED493910.]
Descriptors: Library Research, Selection Tools, Academic Libraries, Search Strategies, Information Literacy, Internet, Library Services, Librarians, Library Instruction, Conference Papers, Conferences (Gatherings), Information Science Education, Information Technology, Database Management Systems, Library Development
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: Northwest Missouri State Univ., Maryville.