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Thomson, Jenna – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2023
Integrated information literacy instruction throughout graduate school supports students as they transition into the role of researcher, but information literacy instruction aimed specifically at mathematics graduate students is not widely studied. This paper reports on the results of a survey of mathematics librarians, which found that a majority…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Graduate Students, Mathematics Education, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Wallace, Martin; Reinman, Suzanne – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2018
Patent and Trademark Resource Centers are located in libraries throughout the U.S., with 43 being in academic libraries. With the importance of incorporating a knowledge of intellectual property (IP) and patent research in university curricula nationwide, this study developed and evaluated a partnership program to increase the understanding of IP…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Resource Centers, Academic Libraries
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LaLonde, Tara; Piekielek, Nathan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2018
Geospatial services in academic libraries are now common at many institutions, especially in the United States. The challenge now faced by geospatial services providers is to evolve and adapt their skills and service offerings in response to changes in research, teaching, and learning communities. Online survey instruments are a common tool used…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Geographic Information Systems, Maps
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Fernandez, Peter; Eaker, Christopher; Swauger, Shea; Davis, Miriam L. E. Steiner – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
This article reports results from a survey about data management practices and attitudes sent to agriculture researchers and extension personnel at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. Results confirm agriculture…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Land Grant Universities, Surveys, Librarians
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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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Vieyra, Michelle; Weaver, Kari – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
Plagiarism is a commonly cited problem in higher education, especially in scientific writing and assignments for science courses. Students may not intentionally plagiarize, but may instead be confused about what proper source attribution entails. Much of this confusion likely stems from high school, either from lack of or inconsistent instruction…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Science Curriculum, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Bussmann, Jeffra Diane; Bond, Jeffrey D. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
The published literature on information literacy in mathematics is relatively sparse. This article explores the current state of information literacy initiatives in undergraduate mathematics. The authors survey academic librarians (n = 118) who liaise with mathematics departments in order to gain an understanding of their practices and attitudes…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, College Mathematics, Undergraduate Study, Academic Libraries
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Dawson, Diane – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
In late 2012, it appeared that the University Library, University of Saskatchewan would likely no longer be able to afford to subscribe to the entire American Chemical Society "Big Deal" of 36 journals. Difficult choices would need to be made regarding which titles to retain as individual subscriptions. In an effort to arrive at the most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Chemistry, Library Materials
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Williamson, Jeanine; Fernandez, Peter; Dixon, Lana – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2014
The economic downturn of 2007-08 forced many academic libraries in the United States to cancel journals. We surveyed life sciences librarians from ARL libraries to find out about their experiences with journal cancellations during 2008-12. Overall, we discovered that two factors were essential in decision-making: faculty consultations and data.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Periodicals, Surveys
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Fong, Bonnie L. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2014
An exploratory study was conducted in Summer 2012 in an effort to determine what librarians in the United States are doing to teach chemistry graduate students research skills. Chemistry librarians at ARL (Association of Research Libraries) institutions were surveyed about the content they teach; when, where, and how they present it; and what…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Graduate Students, Research Skills, Library Instruction
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Jeffryes, Jon; Lafferty, Meghan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2012
Librarians at the Science and Engineering Library at the University of Minnesota surveyed engineering students participating in a work placement as part of the cooperative education program. The survey asked about students' on-the-job information usage, comfort level accessing different types of engineering literature, and experience learning to…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Information Needs, Engineering, Information Literacy
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Leatherman, Carrie C.; Eckel, Edward J. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2012
Nearly every commercial database that covers natural sciences and engineering offers some type of current awareness (CA) service that provides regular updates to users on current literature in a selected field of interest. Current awareness services include e-mail alerts, tables of contents, and RSS feeds. This study was designed to find out what…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Researchers
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Hightower, Christy; Scott, Kerry – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2012
Many librarians use data from surveys to make decisions about how to spend money or allocate staff, often making use of popular online tools like Survey Monkey. In this era of reduced budgets, low staffing, stiff competition for new resources, and increasingly complex choices, it is especially important that librarians know how to get strong,…
Descriptors: Librarians, Surveys, Statistical Inference, Statistics
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Dietrich, Dianne; Adamus, Trisha; Miner, Alison; Steinhart, Gail – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2012
Research libraries have sought to apply their information management expertise to the management of digital research data. This focus has been spurred in part by the policies of two major funding agencies in the United States, which require grant recipients make research outputs, including publications and research data, openly available. As many…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Data, Information Management
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Zhang, Yuening; Beckman, Roger – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2011
An e-book usage survey was sent through departmental mailing lists to the graduate students, scientists and faculty members of the Chemistry Department and Biology Department of Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB). Several faculty members, scientists and graduates students from the Chemistry Department and Biology Department were also contacted…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Use Studies, Surveys
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