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Deese-Roberts, Susan; Keating, Kathleen – 2000
This book proposes the application of peer tutoring to library instruction, primarily in the academic library setting. Chapter 1 provides a brief historical view of library instruction and current trends that make peer tutoring a possible form of library service. Chapter 2 describes peer tutoring as currently practiced in higher education.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Library Instruction
This guide, which gives student library assistants background information about the New Mexico Tech Library as a whole, is designed to be used in conjunction with the operations manual of the department in which the assistant is placed. It provides information under four headings: (1) Library Departments (reference, interlibrary loan, technical…
Descriptors: College Libraries, College Students, Guidelines, Higher Education
Tubesing, Richard – 1989
This manual for the College of the Southwest (New Mexico) library delineates collection development policies and procedures for library and teaching faculty. The first section deals with collection development and maintenance responsibilities: knowledge of the collection; knowledge of college and course needs; library materials budget allocations;…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Higher Education, Library Acquisition, Library Collection Development
Pattie, Ling-yuh W.; Lach, Michael – 1992
This publication reports results of a survey of 83 ARL (Association of Research Libraries) member libraries that examined the decision making process in migration from one automated library system to another. Data are reported on planning; implementation; workflow redesign; and training, publicity, and evaluation. Supplemental materials include:…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Integrated Library Systems, Library Associations
Foster, Jocelyn – 1984
This collection of library documents, which illustrates current techniques for conducting user studies in order to facilitate specific public services planning and priority-setting efforts at the member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), contains excerpts from: (1) four general user studies conducted at the University of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Library Automation
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies. – 1983
In response to a May 1983 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) survey, 94 university library members (90% of this category of ARL membership) provided information and documents about current library branches, changes during the last 5 years, and current and planned automation activities. It was found that 63 respondents (68%) considered their…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Branch Libraries, Centralization, Decentralization
Clark, Sharon E. – 1987
This Systems and Procedures Evaluation Center (SPEC) kit is based on information and documents submitted by 15 Association of Research Library (ARL) member libraries in response to an August 1986 questionnaire mailed to 19 ARL libraries selected on the basis of their size, level of automation, and organizational structure of copy cataloging. A…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrative Organization, Cataloging, Higher Education