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Hays, Anne – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
This article explores how self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) students use the library located within a culture center on campus serving LGBTQ students, compared to the ways those students use the main campus library. In particular, this study asks how LGBTQ students' needs of library collections may…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, College Students, Academic Libraries, Student Needs
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Gay-Milliken, Lisa; DiScala, Jeffrey – Knowledge Quest, 2020
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 34 percent of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth have been bullied on school property (2017). The challenges are significant for LGBTQ youth with some stemming from local culture and community location. School librarians need to work hard to ensure that…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Bullying, School Safety, At Risk Students
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Gabaldón, Barbara – Knowledge Quest, 2020
Many of the descriptions of public libraries as sanctuaries provide myriad examples of ways in which they serve the underserved: language circles, English language learning and citizenship classes, and access to technology for the homeless, to name a few. In the school library, if librarians are providing sanctuary only to those who feel…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Library Role, Library Services
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Downey, Kay; Zhang, Yin – College & Research Libraries, 2020
This study is the first of its kind to analyze and compare demand-driven acquisition (DDA) ebook programs on a large scale by using eight academic libraries. The purpose is to understand which factors contribute to successful collection management practices and sustainability. Study findings also offer insight into weeding practices and suggest…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Books, Library Services
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Giles, Rebecca M.; Martin, Susan F.; Paige, Vitulli – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2020
Administrators, librarians, parents, teachers, and teacher educators need to be familiar with quality multicultural children's literature as a means of helping children develop an understanding of others as well as affirming their own diverse backgrounds. In this study, 31 fictional picture books identified as containing representations of ethnic…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Multicultural Education
Hughes-Hassell, Sandra – ALA Editions, 2020
With a renewed emphasis on facilitating learning, supporting multiple literacies, and advancing equity and inclusion, the thoroughly updated and revised second edition of this trusted text provides models and tools that will enable library staff who serve youth to create and maintain collections that provide equitable access to all youth. And as…
Descriptors: Library Services, Library Materials, Librarians, Access to Information
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DeLooper, John; Gonsalves, Devika – Journal of Access Services, 2020
During the Fall 2017 semester, staff at the Hudson County Community College (HCCC), Library began to notice that many books listed as available in the catalog were often not being found on the shelves when patrons attempted to retrieve them. This situation puzzled library leadership because HCCC had recently conducted an inventory and removed all…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Community Colleges, Accuracy, Library Materials
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Lyttan, Brandon; Laloo, Bikika – Journal of Access Services, 2020
Discriminations against members of the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer (LGBTQ) community have been reported in every sphere of life, including in libraries. This paper reviewed the literature on transgender studies particularly in relation to the role of libraries. It highlights the problems faced by transgender people in accessing…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Social Bias, Library Services, Library Role
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Goldberg, Matthew; Sproles, Claudene – Journal of Access Services, 2020
The University of Louisville's Ekstrom Library needed to remove 260,000 items from its shelves, and shift a further 95,000 within an extremely short deadline ahead of plans to redesign its third floor into an inviting, modern, student-friendly space for patrons to enjoy. The move faced three distinct challenges: space, item tracking, and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Library Facilities, Library Services
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McHale, Christopher – Journal of Access Services, 2020
This paper will use circulation data to explore usage trends for physical textbooks in an academic library over a sustained period of time. Conclusions will be drawn from the analysis to determine the usefulness of aging physical textbook collections in academic libraries and inform recommendations for efficient models of lending and management.
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Textbooks, Library Materials, Printed Materials
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Magsumov, Timur A.; Korolev, Aleksey A.; Ponomareva, Marina A.; Zulfugarzade, Teymur E. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2020
This paper examines the system of public education in Kars Oblast in the period 1878-1917. The present part of the work covers the period 1878-1908, which spans the timeframe from the incorporation of the region into the Russian Empire through to the commencement of preparatory activities related to the introduction of compulsory primary education…
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational History, World History, Foreign Countries
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Klassen, Timothy W. – College & Research Libraries, 2020
After instituting major cuts to discipline-specific science abstracting and indexing (A&I) databases at an ARL library due to significant budget cuts, the author sought to determine if such cuts were being made by other academic libraries and what trends could be found in holdings of such databases. Annually, over the course of eight years,…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Budgeting
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Jorgenson, Sarah; Burress, Rene – Knowledge Quest, 2020
This article details an action research project designed to determine the diversity of one high school library's top 100 titles. It outlines the results of the analysis and details how school librarians can review the diversity of their collections.
Descriptors: High Schools, School Libraries, Diversity, Content Analysis
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Walters, William H.; Gormley, John; Handfield, Amy E.; López-Fitzsimmons, Bernadette M.; Markgren, Susanne; Paradise, Laurin; Sheehan, Sarah E. – College & Research Libraries, 2020
This study examines the book selections of 22 Manhattan College librarians, faculty, and students who were asked to make "yes" or "no" decisions for 287 books reviewed in CHOICE. It focuses on four research questions. First, "What characteristics are associated with selected and nonselected books?" Although there is…
Descriptors: Library Materials, Reading Material Selection, Decision Making, Librarians
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Wang, Jian; Loftis, Elsa – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2020
Despite the widespread adoption of streaming video by academic libraries, there has been little discussion about how video content is discovered and accessed through the library catalog as compared to vendor platforms. This article explores the current status of video resources in the library catalog to better understand how users find and access…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Library Materials, Video Technology
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