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Mills, Chloe; McCullough, Ian – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
This research project investigates librarians' attitudes toward unions and collective bargaining through data collected from a nationwide survey of 359 academic librarians in the United States. We found that academic librarians have a generally positive view of unions and collective bargaining agreements, a notable result in a national political…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Unions, Librarian Attitudes
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Johns, Elizabeth M.; Oestreich, Sara – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Distance librarians working with an online doctoral program at Johns Hopkins University are asked by both students and faculty to provide a large amount of library support -- without being embedded into the curriculum or the individual courses. Program administrators and faculty were resistant to allow librarians into the course management system…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Distance Education, Library Services, Academic Libraries
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Thomas, Susan – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Zines have begun to gain a place in higher education as pedagogical tools studied or made by students, and many academic libraries maintain zine collections. The library literature reveals little about how nonlibrarian faculty use zines in their classrooms. This paper describes the results of a survey of faculty from a range of academic…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Higher Education
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Summey, Terri Pedersen; Kane, Cynthia Akers – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2017
The concept of embedded librarians is a way for academic librarians to be intentionally and strategically inserted in the learning and teaching process through a variety of initiatives. In a mid-size university, in order to better address the research and curricular needs of students and faculty members, librarians became more intentional about…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Services, Academic Libraries, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Ziegler, Amanda – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2017
In an effort to bridge the gap between the one-on-one attention that students receive when they come into the library and the attention given to online learners, the University of West Florida Libraries added an online learner component to its Personal Librarian Program. Personal librarian programs provide an opportunity for individualized…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Librarians, Outreach Programs, Individualized Instruction
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Tewell, Eamon C. – College & Research Libraries, 2018
Critical information literacy is a way of thinking and teaching that examines the social construction and political dimensions of libraries and information, problematizing information's production and use so that library users may think critically about such forces. Being an educational approach that acknowledges and emboldens learners' agency,…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Library Instruction
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Freedman, Shin; Vreven, Dawn – College & Research Libraries, 2016
Recent media reports have increased awareness of workplace incivility and bullying. However, the literature regarding workplace incivility and bullying in academic libraries is under reported and under researched. This study examines the current state of librarians' perceptions on workplace incivility and bullying and evaluates the effects of…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Bullying, Conflict, Work Environment
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Dotson, Kaye B.; Dotson-Blake, Kylie P. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2015
In today's technological world, school librarians planning to be leaders should be ready to keep up with advances in standards significant to the profession. The professional standards, specifically American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards and International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Coaches offer…
Descriptors: Library Science, Internship Programs, Standards, School Libraries
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Galbraith, Quinn; Fry, Leanna; Garrison, Melissa – College & Research Libraries, 2016
This study measures job satisfaction, personal fulfillment, work/life balance, and stress levels of male and female librarians. Researchers surveyed 719 librarians at ARL institutions that either offer faculty status and tenure or offer neither. Females at libraries offering faculty status indicated poor work/life balance and high levels of stress…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Academic Rank (Professional), Tenure, Gender Differences
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Hebert, Andrea – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2016
This case study presents the experiences of a newly hired distance learning librarian at a large academic library. Faced with taking over a position that lacked a dedicated staff member for two years, the librarian wanted to understand the current state of services. In the course of investigating and collecting data and while working through…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarians, Distance Education
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Keeling, Mary – Knowledge Quest, 2018
What is the future of urban school libraries? The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) "National School Library Standards" offer a framework for school librarians to reflect on how they can tailor their professional practice to serve their specific school communities. Through the lens of the standards, school librarians can…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Libraries, Library Administration, Standards
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Schulte, Jurgen; Tiffen, Belinda; Edwards, Jackie; Abbott, Scott; Luca, Edward – College & Research Libraries, 2018
In the context of future of academic librarianship terms such as "blended" and "embedded" librarian have been used to describe emerging greater levels of involvement within the universities enterprise. Simultaneously new pedagogical approaches are being developed towards more authentic and engaging learning experiences. This…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Case Studies, Librarians, Role
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Whitver, Sara Maurice; Lo, Leo S. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
This study explores the tools and techniques used within the library instruction classroom to facilitate a conversation about teaching practices. Researchers focused on the questioning methods employed by librarians, specifically the number of questions asked by librarians and students. This study was comprised of classroom observations of a team…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Frye, Julie Marie – School Library Research, 2018
Many studies have analyzed the occupational socialization of public school educators, including principals and school teachers; however, very few studies have documented or synthesized the experience of novice school librarians. This study contributes to the understanding of novice school librarians' professional identities by analyzing their…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Work Environment, Personal Narratives
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Stefl-Mabry, Joette – Knowledge Quest, 2018
The field of school librarianship has long called for stronger evidence related to school libraries and student achievement (Stefl-Mabry and Raddick 2017; Stefl-Mabry et al. 2016; Morris and Cahill 2017). This article outlines a systematic method for school librarians to document student learning and provide tangible confirmation of their…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Evidence Based Practice, Formative Evaluation, Academic Achievement
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