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Maddison, Tasha – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
This case study explores the use of flipped teaching in three different undergraduate engineering courses, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of class size and how it affects the delivery of information literacy instruction as observed through student engagement and the perceived helpfulness of the instruction. A flipped classroom was…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Engineering Education, Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Goben, Abigail; Raszewski, Rebecca – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Librarians navigating research data management self-education have an increasing body of literature to choose from, which may become overwhelming. This annotated bibliography reviews: (1) U.S. federal policies; (2) articles; and (3) books to assist librarians who are self-educating on research data management or are seeking background reading…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Information Management, Federal Regulation, Journal Articles
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Johnson, Andrew; Kuglitsch, Rebecca; Bresnahan, Megan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
This study used participatory and service design methods to identify emerging research needs and existing perceptions of library services among science and engineering faculty, post-graduate, and graduate student researchers based at a satellite campus at the University of Colorado Boulder. These methods, and the results of the study, allowed us…
Descriptors: Library Services, Academic Libraries, Multicampus Colleges, User Needs (Information)
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Butkovich, Nancy J. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Doctoral candidates may request short-term embargoes on the release of their dissertations in order to apply for patents. This study examines how often inventions described in dissertations in chemical engineering, chemistry, physics, and mathematics are converted into U.S. patent applications, as well as the relationship between dissertation…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Intellectual Property, STEM Education, Chemistry
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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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Harrington, Eileen G. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
The purpose of this webliography is to provide an overview of STEM education in the U.S. It provides easy access to research and best practices in the field, as well as specific programs, activities, and lesson plans that formal and informal educators can implement. The webliography also includes links to advocacy programs and resources for…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Internet, Web Sites, Annotated Bibliographies
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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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Pike, Caitlin; Alpi, Kristine M. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Active participation in orientation is hoped to increase understanding and use of library resources and services beyond the effect of tours or welcome lectures. Timed scavenger hunts have been used to orient undergraduate and medical students to academic libraries. This report describes the planning, execution, and evaluation of an untimed…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medical Education, Graduate Students, Library Instruction, Games
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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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Trei, Kelli – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
This study analyzes the requirements and preferences of 171 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) academic librarian positions in the United States as advertised in 2013. This analysis compares the STEM background experience preferences with the Carnegie rankings of the employing institution. The research examines the extent to which…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, STEM Education, Classification
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Hou, Chung-Yi – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
With the proliferation of digital technologies, scientists are exploring various methods for the integration of data to produce scientific discoveries. To maximize the potential of data for science advancement, proper stewardship must be provided to ensure data integrity and usability both for the short- and the long-term. In order to assist…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Information Management, Educational Needs, Data
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Badia, Giovanna – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
How does an instructor capture students' attention in a guest lecture or one-shot class? In this article, the author presents some strategies to attract and maintain students' interest in a 60-90 minute session, which explore methods for understanding students' needs, obtaining buy-in, showing enthusiasm, and incorporating in-class activities. A…
Descriptors: College Students, College Instruction, Student Needs, Class Activities
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Waters, Natalie – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
This paper describes the implementation of a poster assignment in a writing and information literacy course required for undergraduate Life Sciences and Environmental Biology majors with the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill University. The assignment was introduced in response to weaknesses identified through course…
Descriptors: Assignments, Visual Aids, Information Literacy, Writing Instruction
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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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Cohen, Cynthia M.; Cheney, Liz; Duong, Khue; Lea, Ben; Unno, Zoe Pettway – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Citizen science projects continue to grow in popularity, providing opportunities for nonexpert volunteers to contribute to and become personally invested in rigorous scientific research. Academic libraries, aiming to promote and provide tools and resources to master scientific and information literacy, can support these efforts. While few examples…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Citizen Participation, Science Education, Academic Libraries
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