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Morales, Jessica M.; Beis, Christina A. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2021
The objective of this study was to identify common communication issues that arise during the electronic resource lifecycle and identify communication strategies academic libraries are using effectively to manage electronic resources. A survey of academic librarians and staff received 240 responses and included 5-point Likert scale ratings on…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Electronic Libraries, Communication Problems, Communication Strategies
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Mellor, David – Educational Psychologist, 2021
Improving research culture to value transparency and rigor is necessary to engage in a productive "Credibility Revolution." The field of educational psychology is well positioned to act toward this goal. It will take specific actions by both grassroots groups plus leadership to set standards that will ensure that getting published,…
Descriptors: Norms, Culture, Credibility, Educational Psychology
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Riddell, Allen; Bassett, Troy J. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2021
Library digitization has made more than 100,000 nineteenth-century English-language books available to the public. Do the books that have been digitized reflect the population of published books? An affirmative answer would allow book and literary historians to use holdings of major digital libraries as proxies for the population of published…
Descriptors: English Literature, Nineteenth Century Literature, Electronic Libraries, Novels
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Geuther, Christina; Hoeve, Casey D.; O'Reilly, Faye – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2021
Academic libraries face the dual challenges of decreasing budgets and increasing demand for electronic resources. Librarians at three midwestern US public research universities discuss the electronic resources environment, the direction of content development, and using future-proof as well as future-driven licensing language to best provide for…
Descriptors: Library Services, Copyrights, Academic Libraries, Educational Change
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Benson, Sara R.; Stitzlein, Hannah – College & Research Libraries, 2020
This article summarizes the results of interviews with Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) service hub participants to determine whether and how standardized rights metadata is included in their digital collections. Providing accurate standardized rights metadata is crucial to communicating with patrons regarding how they can use objects in…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Electronic Libraries, Policy Formation, Library Policy
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Murphy, Hugh – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2021
This article first defines what constitutes a "Special Collection" and what constitutes a "digital archival collection". Some background on the evolution of surrogate primary sources, from microfilm, through online databases to Open Access resources is presented. The article then explores the literature relating to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Archives, College Faculty, Electronic Libraries
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Bowser, Brittany – Knowledge Quest, 2021
The "National School Library Standards" stress the importance of the school library as "a third space for learning, a space between the classroom and home" (AASL 2018, 11). Over the past year and a half, there has been no guarantee that the physical school library will be accessible to provide this essential third space for…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Electronic Libraries, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Shaw, Lindsay; Grose, Jill; Kustra, Erika; Goff, Lori; Ellis, Donna; Borin, Paola – To Improve the Academy, 2021
Educational researchers developed an online repository of effective practices contributing to or enhancing the teaching culture at multiple higher education institutions as part of a larger project exploring institutional teaching culture. The repository was designed to be a companion document to the Institutional Teaching Culture Perception…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Culture, Institutional Research
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Musser, Linda – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2019
This study examines the copyright renewal of maps published in the United States from 1923 to 1950 and compares the results with a recent study of copyright renewals for books. Results indicate that, while the average copyright renewal rate for maps appears similar to that of books, the average was skewed higher by a single publisher whose renewal…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Maps, Incidence, Electronic Publishing
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Tzanova, Stefka – Education for Information, 2020
In this paper we study the changes in academic library services inspired by the Open Science movement and especially the changes prompted from Open Data as a founding part of Open Science. We argue that academic libraries face the even bigger challenges for accommodating and providing support for Open Big Data composed from existing raw data sets…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Information Management
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Chen, Jennifer J.; Adams, Charlene Brotherson – Childhood Education, 2022
From birth to preschool years, before the young children become conventional readers and writers, children are involved in a developmental process known as "emergent literacy," a concept that was coined by Marie Clay (a New Zealand scholar) in 1966. During this stage, children engage naturally in unconventional literacy behaviors such as…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Emergent Literacy, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education
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Marzal, Miguel-Ángel; Cardama, Sara Martínez – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2022
The article describes a proposal for a skills-based training course, including the methodology involved and results obtained. In this online course, the areas of competence and the teaching method adopted draw from the precepts of visual literacy. Gamification is the approach adopted to encourage student participation in and engagement with the…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Visual Literacy, Skill Development, Online Courses
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Poudyal, Bibhushana – Across the Disciplines, 2021
The article begins with an introduction to my digital archival project, the deconstructive approach in it, and the questions that are guiding both the project and the article. Then, I present the ethical dilemmas I encountered after I decided to build a digital archive. I connect these dilemmas with the--witting or otherwise--orientalist pattern…
Descriptors: Ethics, Archives, Electronic Libraries, Western Civilization
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Shirazi, Roxanne; Zweibel, Stephen – College & Research Libraries, 2020
Dissertations and theses with interactive digital components seldom fit neatly into the institutional format requirements designed for traditional humanities texts. This creates challenges for students, administrators, and librarians who are charged with preparing these works for library deposit. While disciplinary acceptance of digital…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Guidelines, Doctoral Dissertations, Theses
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Liu, Yan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
Based on the context-aware environment, in this paper, the adaptive interest models are reviewed. And the academic information intelligent recommendation systems of university libraries are presented based on the situational awareness-related theory method, where the current situation and trend of situational awareness-related theory and service…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Information Systems, Universities
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