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Brandenburg, Marci D.; Cordell, Sigrid Anderson; Joque, Justin; MacEachern, Mark P.; Song, Jean – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Librarians are excellent research collaborators, although librarian participation is not usually considered, thereby making access to research funds difficult. The University of Michigan Library became involved in the university's novel funding program, MCubed, which supported innovative interdisciplinary research on campus, primarily by funding…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Librarians, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries
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Schaub, Gayle; Cadena, Cara; Bravender, Patricia; Kierkus, Christopher – College & Research Libraries, 2017
To effectively access and use the resources of the academic library and to become information-literate, students must understand the language of information literacy. This study analyzes undergraduate students' understanding of fourteen commonly used information-literacy terms. It was found that some of the terms least understood by students are…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Academic Libraries, Undergraduate Students, Vocabulary
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Greer, Katie; Hess, Amanda Nichols; Kraemer, Elizabeth W. – College & Research Libraries, 2016
This article builds on the 2007 College and Research Libraries article, "The Librarian, the Machine, or a Little of Both." Since that time, Oakland University Libraries implemented changes to its instruction program that reflect larger trends in teaching and assessment throughout the profession; following these revisions, librarians…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Intermode Differences
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deVries, Susann; Kelly, Robert; Storm, Paula M. – College & Research Libraries, 2010
A traditional mixed methods research model of citation analysis, a survey, and interviews was selected to determine if the Bruce T. Halle Library at Eastern Michigan University owned the content that faculty cited in their research, if the collection was being utilized, and what library services the faculty used. The combination of objective data…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Citation Analysis, Surveys, Interviews
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Voelck, Julie – College & Research Libraries, 1995
In partial replication of a 1989 Ohio study, job satisfaction questionnaires were distributed in 1994 to support staff in 13 Michigan state academic libraries. Results indicated that, although staff are satisfied with supervision, coworkers, and benefits, there is dissatisfaction with opportunities for promotion, pay, and contingent rewards. These…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Job Analysis
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Spang, Lothar – College and Research Libraries, 1975
Describes the participation of librarians in faculty unionization at Wayne State University. (PF)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Librarians, Salaries