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Kim, Miseon; Seo, Dugwon; Damas, M. Chantale – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2023
This study explores the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) community college faculty's perspectives on the Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) "Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education" ("Framework"). Previous studies of the "Framework" implementation have…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Xie, Shiyi; Savory, Eric – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2022
Prior research on information literacy instruction in engineering graduate programs rarely considers course instructor perspectives, and instead only uses student feedback to evaluate the efficacy of information literacy instruction. This study documents the authors' efforts to evolve the library curriculum to motivate student learning and meet…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Engineering Education, Graduate Students, Instructional Design
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Borycz, Joshua; Carroll, Alexander – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2021
The pivot to online teaching caused by the COVID-19 pandemic enabled science and engineering librarians at Vanderbilt University to expand their teaching roles within graduate-level courses in biomedical engineering, chemistry, and physics. In addition to addressing traditional information literacy skills related to information retrieval and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Online Courses, School Closing
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Young, Alyssa – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2021
A challenge for instruction librarians is building strong, collaborative partnerships with faculty who value your expertise as both a librarian and a faculty member. This article discusses how a request to "help with citations" evolved into scaffolded information literacy instruction that focuses on the shared value of open resources and…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Librarians, Library Services, Biochemistry
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Berry, Teresa U.; Williamson, Jeanine M. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2021
To meet the research, teaching, and learning needs of their users, academic librarians, particularly those functioning as subject liaisons, are expected to know the institution's curriculum and research areas so that they can help shape library strategies to meet those needs and to connect users to the library's resources and services. The present…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Engineering, Research, Academic Libraries
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Zhang, Li; Li, Chen – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2020
Researchers are increasingly using academic profile websites (APWs) to organize and showcase their research outputs. Using the faculty at the science departments of the University of Saskatchewan, Canada as the study object, this research explores how science researchers used four APWs: ResearchGate, Google Scholar Citations, Academia.edu, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, College Faculty, Teacher Researchers
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Moore, Jacob P.; Reinsfelder, Thomas L. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2020
Open Educational Resources (OER) represent a small but growing portion of the educational resources market, but the use of OER in engineering is limited. This study seeks to identify the current adoption patterns of OER in engineering mechanics courses and barriers to adoption. Research questions are examined through the lens of Rogers' Diffusion…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Engineering Education, Adoption (Ideas), Barriers
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Kenyon, Jeremy; Attebury, Ramirose Ilene; Doney, Jylisa; Seiferle-Valencia, Marco; Martinez, Jessica; Godfrey, Bruce – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2020
Investigations on the help-seeking behavior of academic library patrons have to date primarily focused on the undergraduate experience, most often in the context of reference interactions. This study seeks to explore the help-seeking behaviors of a different audience - faculty in the natural and physical sciences at an R2 land-grant university.…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Research, Information Management, Data
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Hendrigan, Holly – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2019
Awareness of faculty research interests is an important aspect of a subject librarian's responsibilities. This paper illustrates the potential of Voyant Tools, an application in wide use among digital humanities researchers, to reveal word patterns in the research output of applied science faculty. A corpus of recent article citations from Web of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Humanities, Library Science
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Gainey, Melanie A.; Bharti, Neelam; Marsteller, Matthew R.; Wang, Huajin; Young, Sarah; Melville, Michael – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2019
The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy presents opportunities for moving beyond 'one-shot' information literacy sessions and creating a more scaffolded and embedded approach for instruction. We collaborated with faculty at [institution name] to create Framework-inspired information literacy learning objectives for first-year and third-year…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Tran, Ngoc-Yen; Chan, Emily K. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2018
With limited campus resources for faculty scholarship, the College of Science (CoS) at San José State University (SJSU) developed scholarly output metrics as a way to add a quantitative component to the distribution of funds, to ensure objectivity, and to reward proven researchers. To support CoS's efforts to identify and quantify science faculty…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Case Studies, Faculty Publishing, Scholarship
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Higgins, Molly; DeVito, Jennifer A.; Stieglitz, Sally; Tolliver, Robert; Tran, Clara Y. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017
Collaborative research is standard practice in many academic disciplines as it has been shown to increase author productivity, article quality, and publication rate. Even so, little is known about publishing patterns among academic librarians and non-library faculty who have collaborated on research. With whom are academic librarians partnering?…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Academic Libraries, College Faculty, Research
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Phillips, Margaret; Huber, Sarah – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017
The goal of this webliography is to provide an introduction to standards resources for librarians that support post-secondary engineering and technology programs, as well as engineering and technology faculty members and students. It serves as a reference on standards collection development and integrating standards information literacy into…
Descriptors: Librarians, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Engineering Education
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Dunn, Linda K.; Xie, Shiyi – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017
How can academic libraries ensure their standards collections meet the teaching and research needs of science and engineering faculties? Nowadays, most academic libraries face financial constraints that greatly impact collection development. This article documents an academic library's experience with standards collections and the investigation…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Foreign Countries, Science Education
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