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Damith Perera; Whitney Hilley; Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn – Journal of Access Services, 2024
This case study explores the transformation of study room reservations at the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Libraries. Initially reliant on manual methods, the library transitioned to vendor-supported software and would later develop a custom, open source user interface (UI) to streamline booking efficiency. These improvements help demonstrate…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Facilities, Study Facilities, Scheduling
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Sarah D. DeVille-Holly – Journal of Access Services, 2024
This article explores the library space needs and wants of graduate and undergraduate students at a medium-size state University in Southwest Florida. The researcher conducted a sequential explanatory mixed methods study in which they administered a survey to all currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students at the university and followed…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Library Facilities, Space Utilization, Learner Engagement
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Meghan Hupe; Linda Van Keuren – Journal of Access Services, 2024
Dahlgren Memorial Library, the Graduate Health and Life Sciences Research Library at Georgetown University implemented the circulation of room keys in 2007. The rooms were outside of the library and managed by Georgetown University School of Medicine's Office of Financial Affairs who were integral in the implementation of the keys and the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Study Centers, Methods
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Emily Akers; Seti Keshmiripour; Briana Knox – Journal of Access Services, 2024
Academic libraries are expanding their collections to meet the technological and leisure needs of their students, but support for accessibility and curriculum can often be overlooked. At the University of North Texas Libraries, the Access Services Department utilized an internal grant to address the accessibility and curriculum gaps in its…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Equipment, Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Technology
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Matthew Goldberg – Journal of Access Services, 2024
For the last decade or more, circulation numbers of physical materials have declined in academic libraries across the United States. In the spring of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic drastically altered society and daily life, not to mention library functions. In particular, fears of contagion via physical surfaces and transmission by contact led many…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Academic Libraries, Library Services
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Samuel Owusu-Ansah – Journal of Access Services, 2024
This paper investigates the moderating influence of library size on the relationship between library space attributes and learning satisfaction. Employing a quantitative methodology, a sample of 196 university library users in Ghana was selected to investigate the perceived impact of repurposed library spaces on learning satisfaction. The author…
Descriptors: Organization Size (Groups), Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, User Satisfaction (Information)
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Katherine E. DeVet – Journal of Access Services, 2024
With resource sharing staff staying an average of 3-5 years, capturing policies and procedures to facilitate onboarding and strengthen institutional memory is key in building consistent workflows. Creating documentation was a multi-stage process executed over several years. Initially, the staff supervisor wrote office policies and assigned staff…
Descriptors: Documentation, Shared Resources and Services, Library Personnel, Library Policy
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Samuel Kelechukwu Ibenne; Oluwole O. Durodolu – Journal of Access Services, 2024
Libraries in Nigeria have long struggled to adequately serve the information needs of visually impaired individuals, particularly those who are literate. Despite this, scholarly research addressing these issues in South-Eastern Nigeria is lacking, highlighting the urgency of investigating predictors of user satisfaction among visually impaired…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Students with Disabilities, Library Services
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Subaveerapandiyan A. – Journal of Access Services, 2024
This study investigates the impact of 24/7 library operations on the health and work-life balance of Library and Information Science (LIS) professionals in India. Using a mixed-method approach with 52 respondents, reveals significant physical and mental health issues, sleep disruptions, and dietary challenges. Qualitative insights highlight…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Working Hours, Librarians
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Lauren McGaw – Journal of Access Services, 2024
In 2018, the University of Winnipeg Library introduced the Syllabus Service to improve the course reserves submission process. This initiative has allowed library staff to proactively support copyright in e-reserves and provided opportunities to improve accessibility for students. The service has also encouraged faculty and instructor use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Information Systems
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Meghan Hupe; Linda Van Keuren – Journal of Access Services, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted libraries tremendously and changed the way services were offered to patrons. Dahlgren Memorial Library was no exception and the library strived to find ways to keep their student assistants employed. This article will discuss how the library trained its student assistants to cover the chat system and work on projects…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Computer Mediated Communication, Library Services
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John Mack Freeman – Journal of Access Services, 2023
The Georgia Tech Library Public Services Department proposed to expand the number of staffed service points throughout the Library to increase coverage and service. The proposal was well-received by Library leadership and earned priority placement in the Library's annual budget request. The theoretical underpinning for this reception is an…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Staff Utilization, Facility Expansion
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Emmi Lehtinen; Seppo Poutanen; Anne Kovalainen – Journal of Access Services, 2023
In various countries, public libraries play a crucial role in supporting citizens' access to public online services. In Finland, libraries provide both traditional library services and digital support to help customers access their personal bank accounts and health records. However, the impact these new support demands on librarians' expertise and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Libraries, Librarians, Access to Computers
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Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo; Abiodun Olusegun Odunewu; Wosilat Omolara Oyeniyi; Modupe Atinuke Otuyalo – Journal of Access Services, 2023
The cross-sectional study explores the reasons behind students' avoidance of library reading. Of the 164 participants, the research uncovers a complex interplay between personal preferences, environmental influences, and social dynamics that shape reading behaviors. Contrary to expectations, students express a preference for classrooms settings…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Libraries, Educational Environment, Reading Attitudes
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Norton, Brynne – Journal of Access Services, 2022
This is a case study of integrating streaming media reserves services into a suite of course reserve services provided by the User Services and Resource Sharing department at the University. This integration presented several challenges including: employees having no prior streaming media experience, staffing, technology, copyright, and user…
Descriptors: Library Services, Educational Media, Academic Libraries, Librarians
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