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Blummer, Barbara; Kenton, Jeffrey M. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
This article presents a systematic review of E-book user studies from 2001 to 2017. It focused on qualitative and quantitative studies that examined academic user groups' attitudes and interactions with E-books. The review aimed to reveal users' knowledge of the E-book format, their ability to define an E-book, their awareness of E-books'…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Books, Users (Information)
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Hays, Anne – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
This article explores how self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) students use the library located within a culture center on campus serving LGBTQ students, compared to the ways those students use the main campus library. In particular, this study asks how LGBTQ students' needs of library collections may…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, College Students, Academic Libraries, Student Needs
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Hwang, Soo-Yeon; Elkins, Susan; Hanson, Michael; Shotwell, Trent; Thompson, Molly – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
Promoting an institutional repository (IR) to both faculty and end-users can be challenging. We surveyed academic libraries with an IR in Texas, and asked both library administrators and IR managers about their efforts to promote and grow their IR in both size and downloads. In addition, we studied the websites of Association of Research Libraries…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, College Faculty, Academic Libraries, Library Personnel
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Ashcroft, Tamasine; Bird, Lisa; Bull, Stephen; Harper, Polly; James, Ann-Marie; Robertson, Catherine – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
In summer 2017, the University of Birmingham reconfigured from a subject librarian model of academic library support to a functional or task-based model, including the creation of a dedicated Engagement Team. Using case studies from the new team, an internal survey of staff across the University alongside a survey of librarians from other…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Libraries, Library Policy, Librarians
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Kankam, Philip Kwaku – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
Research approaches are general techniques that researchers follow when conducting a study. Employing research approaches in information research is noted to vary from one researcher to another based on the investigator's choice as well as the nature of the topic under investigation. The differences in the use of research approaches in information…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Mixed Methods Research, Research Methodology
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Delaney, Mary; Cleary, Ann; Cohen, Philip; Devlin, Brendan – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
In 2016 the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education funded three Irish academic libraries to review, implement and evaluate a new "National Professional Development Framework for All Staff who Teach in Higher Education" over two years. The Framework situates professional development as a process…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Program Effectiveness, Staff Development, Academic Libraries
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Jiang, Zhehan; Fitzgerald, Sarah Rose – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article examines whether implementing visualizations on an institutional repository webpage increases traffic on the site. Two methods for creating visualizations to attract faculty and student interest were employed. The first is a map displaying usage of institutional repository content from around the world. This map uses Tableau software…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Academic Libraries, Web Sites, Visual Aids
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Doney, Jylisa – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article details how librarians can create discipline-specific, one-shot sessions that go beyond general bibliographic instruction when teaching outside their own academic backgrounds. This approach asks librarians to center their knowledge seeking and instructional planning within the situated information literacy (IL) process by…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Instruction, Seminars, Practicums
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Matsudo, Hiroyo – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
The provision of service to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) at university libraries in the UK differs based on the types of positions that are being used to staff these programs. This study finds that although nondedicated staff tended to provide services that required fewer specialized skills, they seemed to place a higher priority…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Services, College Students
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Mishra, Champeswar – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
The purpose of this study is to explore and investigate the perception of faculty on Digital Information Literacy (DIL) and their skills and competencies in using digital information in an Indian University. In this study, special focus has been on Sambalpur University (SU) in the state of Odisha. Furthermore, this study has enlightened various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Literacy
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McCaffrey, Ciara – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
University libraries are going through a period of enormous transformation and have been for some time. This study considers ten years of both incremental and transformational change at the University of Limerick (UL) Library in Ireland. In the last decade library services, staffing, collections, and spaces underwent great changes, in line with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Organizational Change, Library Administration
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McKay, Alison; Cooper, Tasha; Plaice, Caroline – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This paper presents a case report of the experiences of a hybrid library team from the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol providing academic literacy support to the first cohorts of Trainee Nursing Associates following a new National Health Service (NHS) career pathway. We set out the academic literacy needs of this unique group of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Nursing Education, Foreign Countries, Nursing Students
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Larsen, Dale; Wallace, Shane; Parker, Adriana; Pankl, Lis – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
Researchers in the Graduate and Undergraduate Services (GUS) department at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah designed and created a collaborative service interaction space to alleviate symptoms of library anxiety. This plan led to several iterations of purchase and renovation proposals. After a lengthy design period, the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Students, Anxiety, Change
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de Jong, M.; Munnik, M. E.; Will, N. U. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
Opportunities for academic libraries to enrich their products and services through facilitating open education (OE) in higher education are presented in an overview of good practices. A case study of open textbook publishing was performed at TU Delft to study how these products and services could stimulate educators to adopt OE. A simplified user…
Descriptors: Universities, Academic Libraries, Case Studies, Publishing Industry
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Katz, Stacy – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
Incentivizing faculty adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) as a method for reducing textbook costs to increase access and affordability of higher education has been an area of development in academic libraries. This study describes the experience at Lehman College, CUNY, the only four-year public college in the Bronx, NY and the alignment…
Descriptors: Expertise, Open Educational Resources, Institutional Mission, Academic Libraries
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