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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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Coppin, Ann – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Library defines a project bibliography as a bibliography of publicly available publications relating to a specific JPL instrument or mission. These bibliographies may be used to share information between distant project team members, as part of the required Education and Public Outreach effort, or as part of…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Libraries, Library Science, Librarians
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Blackburn, Heidi; Dere, Ashlee – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
Science is a core discipline in academia yet the focus of most undergraduate technical writing is generally on the data and results, not the literature review. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) librarian and a new geology professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) collaborated to develop an information literacy…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, STEM Education, Librarians
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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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Brancato, Lisa; Chan, Tina; Contento, Anthony – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
At the State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego), a faculty member and advisement coordinator, both of the biological sciences department, and the biological sciences librarian have worked together since 2013 to present a workshop called Writing for the Biological Sciences. Offered once per semester, the workshop is sponsored by the…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Research Skills, Content Area Writing, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Lantz, Catherine – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
The author interviewed 10 graduate teaching assistants leading lab sessions for first-year biology about how they introduce students to scientific literature. Qualitative data analysis of the interview transcripts revealed that both first-year students and graduate teaching assistants (many of whom are first-year teachers) struggle with…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Science Laboratories, Biology, College Science
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Wiley, Christie; Mischo, William H. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
This article analyzes 21 in-depth interviews of engineering and atmospheric science faculty at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to determine faculty data management practices and needs within the context of their research activities. A detailed literature review of previous large-scale and institutional surveys and interviews…
Descriptors: Data Processing, College Faculty, Scientists, Engineering Education
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Pouchard, Line; Bracke, Marianne Stowell – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
This paper describes a survey of data practices given to the Purdue College of Agriculture. Data practices are a concern for many researchers with new governmental funding mandates that require data management plans, and for the institution providing resources to comply with these mandates. The survey attempted to answer these questions: What are…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Case Studies, Data Processing, Data
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George, Sarah; Munshi, Tasnim – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
Employers are increasingly requiring a range of "soft" skills from chemistry graduates, including the ability to search for and critically evaluate information. This paper discusses the issues around encouraging chemistry students to engage with information skills and suggests curricular changes which may help to "drip-feed"…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Teaching Methods, Information Skills, Information Literacy
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Vella, Lia – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Can anonymous written feedback collected during classroom assessment activities be used to assess students' cognitive development levels? After library instruction in a first-year engineering design class, students submitted minute papers that included answers to "what they are left wondering." Responses were coded into low, medium and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Library Instruction, Engineering Education, Feedback (Response)
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Kocher, Megan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Food security is researched and dealt with on local, regional, national, and global levels with solutions ranging from local farmers' market initiatives to increasing crop yields through genetically modified plants to streamlining global supply chains. Because of its broad, interdisciplinary nature, it is necessary to narrow the focus of this…
Descriptors: Food Standards, Educational Resources, Internet, Electronic Libraries
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Goben, Abigail; Raszewski, Rebecca – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
As data as a scholarly object continues to grow in importance in the research community, librarians are undertaking increasing responsibilities regarding data management and curation. New library initiatives include assisting researchers in finding data sets for reuse; locating and hosting repositories for required archiving; consultations on…
Descriptors: Librarians, Information Management, Information Utilization, Data
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Kromer, John – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Students in Chemistry 254: Organic Chemistry for Majors were required to write a paper about an organic name reaction. Before turning in this assignment, students had the option of attending a one-hour library instruction session covering SciFinder, sources for spectra, ACS Style, and print resources about organic name reactions. Twenty-five…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Bibliographies, Organic Chemistry, Instructional Effectiveness
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