ERIC Number: ED503310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov-7
Abstractor: As Provided
Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Libraries Symposium (8th, Maryville, Missouri, November 7, 2008)
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Park, Sarah G., Ed.
Eighteen scholarly papers and eighteen abstracts comprise the content of the 8th "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) "You've Been Poked by the OPAC" (Ryan Gjerde); (2) "Creating an Online Learning Suite of Tools & Tutorials: How to Put It All Together" (Nancy Weichert) [abstract only]; (3) "Constructing a Communication Framework: Simple Ideas to Enhance Collaboration" (Carmen Orth-Alfie, Lora Farrell, Sarah Thomas, and Tammy Weatherholt); (4) "Reshaping Spaces and Rethinking Roles: Reference as Place" (Susan M. Frey, and Margit Codispoti); (5) "Loan Service" (Joyce Neujahr, and Stephen R. Shorb); (6) "Improving Reference Services through Assessment" (Judy Druse) [abstract only]; (7) "When Worlds Collide: Lessons Learned from Merging Two Key Service Points" (Mary Chimato and Rodney Reade) [abstract only]; (8) "Save Time, Save Money, Have a Cleaner OPAC--Using Data Miner 2 for Importing Government Document Records" (Nancy Luzer); (9) "HTML Meets the Humanities" (Lisa Wolfe, and Lisa Pritchard) [abstract only]; (10) "Catching the Eye of the Google and Facebook Generation with Library Publicity" (Lori Mardis and Joyce A. Meldrem); (11) "Indexing University Newspapers in Your Spare Time" (Sarah G. Park, Frank Baudino, Catherine Palmer, and Hong Gyu Han) [abstract only]; (12) "Back to the Basics: Library Instruction Redux" (Diane Hunter, Brent Husher, Melissa Muth, and Fu Zhuo); (13) "The Collaborative Library Intranet" (David Hodgins, and Tabby Becker); (14) "Is Good Enough OK? Undergraduate Search Behavior in Google and in a Library Database" (Judith Emde, Kathy Graves, Fran Devlin, and Lea Currie); (15)"Marketing Partnerships: How Academic Librarians Are Partnering Across Campus to Promote Library Services" (James G. Rhoades Jr.) [abstract only]; (16) "Using Facebook to Promote Your Library" (Lauren Jensen); (17) "Webmasters Are from Mars, Instruction Librarians Are from Venus: Developing Effective and Productive Communication between Information Technology Departments and Reference/Instruction Librarians: How Instructional Design Collaborations Can Succeed" (Marvel Maring); (18) "The Death of Print Reference: A Great Exaggeration?" (Katy Smith) [abstract only]; (19) "Deer in the Headlights" (Julie Petr, Kim Glover, Jill Becker, and Tami Albin) [abstract only]; (20) "Rightly Sore Subscribers: Where Libraries Are Going Wrong with RSS" (Gemma Blackburn, and Mary Walker); (21) "We're Never in the Same Room!": Using Technology Tools in the Training and Management of Library Staff and Student Employees (Erin Fritch, Danielle Theiss-White, and Jason Coleman); (22) "MARC Format for OPAC Designers" (Felicity Dykas) [abstract only]; (23) "iMacro, You Macro: Using iMacros as an Alternative to Federated Searching" (Todd Quinn) [abstract only]; (24) "Wikipedia Judo: Mutual Benefit by Way of Altruism" (Raleigh Muns); (25) "Survivor Library: An Active Approach to Library Instruction" (Jamie Holmes) [abstract only]; (26) "What Do Undergraduates Really Want in an Information Literacy Course? A Case Study of a Hybrid Online Course Using the FYILLAA Tool" (Crystal Gale) [abstract only]; (27) "Remember The Rolodex, Vertical Files, and the Reference Desk Notebook? Using the Virtual Notebook, a Wiki-Based Tool, to Support Reference Service" (Matthew M. Bejune, and Sara E. Morris) [abstract only]; (28) "Making Magic with Simple Software: Using MS Movie Maker and MS PowerPoint to Reh Millennial Students in the Information Literacy Classroom" (James Lovitt); (29) "Copyright Law and Libraries: A Brief Overview" (Ursula Scholz) [abstract only]; (30) "Metrics in Technical Services" (Morgan O. H. McCune); (31) "Building a Digital Reference Collection at Washington University Libraries" (Colin McCaffrey, Deborah Katz, and Lisa Pritchard) [abstract only]; (32) "JTacq: Putting the Fun Back into Acquisitions" (Jim Taylor) [abstract only]; (33) "Downloading for Keeps: Extending the Archival Process to the Web" (Anselm Huelsbergen) [abstract only]; (34) "Ready, Set, Wiki!" (Jill Sodt) [abstract only]; (35) "EMPOWER Your Students Now: Rapid Repackaging of Open Publication Software into a Customized Information Literacy Tutorial" (Nan Myers, Cindy Craig, Gemma Blackburn, and Angie Paul); and (36) "Bringing Semantic Diversity to the Online Catalog with LibraryThing" (Rachel A. Erb, and Melissa Cast-Brede.) An author/title index is also included. (Individual papers contain notes, figures, tables and references.) [Abstract modified to meet ERIC guidelines. For the 2007 proceedings, see ED499082.]
Descriptors: Library Education, Instructional Design, Semantics, Copyrights, Metric System, Online Courses, Computer Software, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Information Technology, Technology Integration, Electronic Libraries, Computer Mediated Communication, Newspapers, Online Searching, Partnerships in Education, Librarians, Search Strategies, Library Automation, Web Sites, Library Materials
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Northwest Missouri State Univ., Maryville.