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Daniela Solomon – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2023
This study reports on the publishing preferences of engineering faculty at a research institution. Faculty publications indexed in Scopus database over a ten-year period (2012-2021) were analyzed to identify publication types, publisher preference, and changes in publisher preferences observed over the period of this study. The findings expand the…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, College Faculty, Engineering, Publications
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McCullough, Ian – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Research faculty journal covers were used to create a gallery in the Science & Technology branch library at the University of Akron. The selection, presentation, and promotion process is shared along with copyright considerations and a review of galleries used for library outreach. The event and display was a great success attracting faculty…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Academic Libraries, Periodicals, Art
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Dotson, Daniel S.; Franks, Tina P. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
More than 53,000 citations from 609 dissertations published at The Ohio State University between 1998-2012 representing four science disciplines--civil engineering, computer science, mathematics and physics--were examined to determine what, if any, preferences or trends exist. This case study seeks to identify whether or not researcher preferences…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Doctoral Dissertations, Preferences, Selection
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Scarletto, Edith – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2013
This study used both focus groups (qualitative) and survey data (quantitative) to develop and expand an instruction program for GIS services. It examined the needs and preferences faculty and graduate students have for learning about GIS applications for teaching and research. While faculty preferred in person workshops and graduate students…
Descriptors: Evidence, Best Practices, Geographic Information Systems, Program Development
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Clarke, James B.; Coyle, James R. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2011
This article reports the results of a case study in which an experimental wiki knowledge base was designed, developed, and tested by the Brill Science Library at Miami University for an undergraduate engineering senior capstone project. The wiki knowledge base was created to determine if the science library could enhance the engineering literature…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Research Tools, Test Results, Research Libraries