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Hurley, Timothy – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2021
Makerspaces have continued to be a popular addition to the services offered by libraries. This article will address the creation and implementation of one at a mid-sized medical library. The writer will summarize their personal experience of the steps taken towards opening the makerspace and give insight into the process. This article will also…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Program Implementation, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Salisbury, Lutishoor; Speer, Julie – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
This paper highlights the findings of a survey completed by ACRL/STS [Association of College and Research Libraries/Science and Technology Section] members on scholarly communication issues. In particular it identifies the percentage of their daily activities that are spent in support of scholarly communication activities; extent of change of job…
Descriptors: Librarians, Outreach Programs, Surveys, Users (Information)
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Roseberry, Martha; Peacemaker, Bettina – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
The research guide is a common tool librarians use to communicate with and instruct their audiences. Despite their prevalence and value to users, research guides remain underused. There are many examples of efforts encouraging guide use, but few studies have measured the effectiveness of that promotion. Academic Outreach librarians at Virginia…
Descriptors: Guides, Use Studies, Research Tools, Library Research
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Mandernach, Meris A.; Shorish, Yasmeen; Reisner, Barbara A. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2014
As information continues to evolve over time, the information literacy expectations for chemistry students also change. This article examines transformations to an undergraduate chemistry course that focuses on chemical literature and information literacy and is co-taught by a chemistry professor and a chemistry librarian. This article also…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Delivery Systems, Chemistry, Educational Development