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Liu, Qianxiu; Allard, Bradley; Lo, Patrick; Zhou, Qingshan; Jiany, Tianji; Itsumura, Hiroshi – College & Research Libraries, 2019
This study is based on the belief that inquiry-based learning should be made an integral part of any student's learning, especially at university level. To find out the students' perceptions toward library user education, 426 questionnaire surveys have been collected from the Peking University (PKU), China and the University of Tsukuba (UT),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Users (Information), College Students, Cultural Differences
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Jameson, Jodi; Natal, Gerald; Napp, John – College & Research Libraries, 2019
This descriptive study analyzes results from an 18-item survey that assessed students' usage and perceptions of library reference services at a comprehensive public metropolitan university. Among 235 surveys completed between November 2016 and January 2017, the majority of respondents represented the "Generation Z" population of college…
Descriptors: College Students, Users (Information), Academic Libraries, Library Services
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Yevelson-Shorsher, Anna; Bronstein, Jenny – College & Research Libraries, 2018
This study presents three perspectives on the subject of information literacy skills in academia by examining the perceptions of students, teaching faculty, and librarians. Information literacy (sometime referred to as critical thinking or research skills) has become a crucial set of skills in academic work since developments in informational and…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Information Skills, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Rodgers, Wendy – College & Research Libraries, 2018
Libraries offer a mix of options to serve the film studies curriculum: streaming video, DVDs on Reserve, and streaming DVDs through online classrooms. Some professors screen films and lend DVDs to students. But how do students obtain the films required for their courses? How would they prefer to do so? These are among the questions explored using…
Descriptors: Films, Film Study, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Michalak, Russell; Rysavy, Monica; Hunt, Kevin; Smith, Bernice; Worden, Joel – College & Research Libraries, 2018
Using a survey modified from "The Plagiarism Handbook," the research team surveyed all undergraduate and graduate faculty (n = 79) teaching during the fall 2016 semester at a small private college in the United States. With a final survey response rate of 59.5 percent (n = 47), the researchers learned that, while the faculty's…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Plagiarism, Librarians, Information Literacy
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Russell, Fiona; Rawson, Chris; Freestone, Chrissy; Currie, Michael; Kelly, Blair – College & Research Libraries, 2018
An important component of the academic health librarian role is the establishment of interventions to support the development of student skills in evidence-based practice. It is important for practicing librarians to evaluate their activities to determine effectiveness and to inform decision making and best practice in librarianship. A series of…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Academic Libraries, Library Instruction, Evidence Based Practice
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Goates, Michael C.; Nelson, Gregory M.; Frost, Megan – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Librarians at Brigham Young University compared search statement development between traditional lecture and flipped instruction sessions. Students in lecture sessions scored significantly higher on developing search statements than those in flipped sessions. However, student evaluations show a strong preference for pedagogies that incorporate…
Descriptors: Search Strategies, Library Instruction, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
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Bussell, Hilary; Hagman, Jessica; Guder, Christopher S. – College & Research Libraries, 2017
This article reports on a study of research needs and learning preferences of graduate students at a public research university. A sequential exploratory mixed-method design was used, with a survey instrument developed from an initial qualitative stage. Significant differences were found between master's and doctoral students' and on-campus and…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Preferences, Graduate Students, Public Colleges
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Pinto, Maria; Pascual, Rosaura Fernandez – College & Research Libraries, 2016
Understanding perceptions of Library and Information Science (LIS) students on two dimensions--belief in the importance (BIM) of a set of core information competencies, and Self-Efficacy (SE)--is pursued. Factor analysis implementation raises a clear distinction between BIM and SE results. This analysis points to two sets of competencies:…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Library Science, Library Education
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Green, Harriett E.; Courtney, Angela – College & Research Libraries, 2015
This paper presents an analysis of how humanities scholars use digital collections in their research and the ways in which digital collections could be enhanced for scholarly use. The authors surveyed and interviewed humanities faculty from twelve research universities about their research practices with digital collections and present analysis of…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Electronic Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Scholarship
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Booth, Char; Lowe, M. Sara; Tagge, Natalie; Stone, Sean M. – College & Research Libraries, 2015
The Claremont Colleges Library conducted direct rubric assessment of Pitzer College First-Year Seminar research papers to analyze the impact of diverse levels of librarian course collaborations on information literacy (IL) performance in student writing. Findings indicate that progressive degrees of librarian engagement in IL-related course…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, Research Reports, Student Research, Librarians
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Foasberg, Nancy M. – College & Research Libraries, 2014
This paper reports a diary-based qualitative study on college students' reading habits with regard to print and electronic media. Students used a form to record information about their reading practices for twelve days, including length of reading event, location, format used, and the purpose of reading. Students tended to use print for academic…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Diaries, College Students, Reading Habits
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Strittmatter, Connie; Bratton, Virginia K. – College & Research Libraries, 2014
The library literature on plagiarism instruction focuses on students' understanding of what plagiarism is and is not. This study evaluates the effect of library instruction from a broader perspective by examining the pre- and posttest (instruction) levels of students' perceptions toward plagiarism ethics. Eighty-six students completed a pre- and…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Library Instruction, Pretests Posttests, Student Attitudes
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Latham, Don; Gross, Melissa – College & Research Libraries, 2013
The Attaining Information Literacy Project has focused on identifying first-year college students with below-proficient information literacy skills, gaining an understanding of those students' self-views and perceptions of information literacy, gaining an understanding of their instructional experiences and preferences, and developing an…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Information Literacy, Student Attitudes, Preferences
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Huang, Kun; Kelly, Diane – College & Research Libraries, 2013
A survey was conducted at Beijing Normal University to explore subjects' motives for image seeking; the image types they need; how and where they seek images; and the difficulties they encounter. The survey also explored subjects' attitudes toward current image services and their perceptions of how university libraries might provide assistance.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Information Needs, Information Seeking
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