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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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Lach, Pamella R.; Pollard, Elizabeth A. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
Productive, equitable, and reciprocal librarian-faculty partnerships are difficult to establish for a range of reasons. This case study describes a long-term collaboration between a Digital Humanities (DH) librarian and a History professor. We trace our two-year partnership from inception and test-run in a small undergraduate seminar to a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Librarians, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, History Instruction
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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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Pittaway, Sarah – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
The learner journey is here defined as the study, information, and research skills that a student brings to university with them and develops throughout the course of their degree program. Research on academics' perceptions, expectations, and assumptions regarding the learner journey was conducted via semistructured interviews, in order to…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Learning Processes, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Educational Research
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Talikka, Marja; Soukka, Risto; Eskelinen, Harri – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Engineering students often conduct information searches without sufficient consideration of the context of their research topic. This article discusses how development of a new information literacy (IL) mindset through instruction in integrated IL education affects students' understanding of research problems and formulation of information search…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Xu, Lijuan; Jahre, Benjamin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Research libraries have been engaged in discussions of the functionalist approach versus the liaison model. While some have adopted a hybrid model that overlays functionalists with liaisons, few have abandoned the liaison structure. This article demonstrates a successful nonliaison approach that prioritizes teaching and focuses on building…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Librarians, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Kasten, Kathleen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
The development of the liaison model in academic libraries has had important implications for the relationship between librarians and teaching faculty members. Modes of outreach to departments are conditioned by a variety of factors, and can have a profound effect on the library's image on campus. This case study describes and analyzes programming…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty
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Harrison, Ruth – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Academic librarianship has had a traditional role encompassing various specialisms: subject support, training, journal subscription management, collection development and user engagement front of house. While many of these roles remain, they should be re-evaluated. New competencies and skillsets in teaching, publishing, bibliometrics, impact, data…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Scholarship, Information Literacy, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Tilley, Elizabeth; Murphy, Helen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
An ethnographic research project undertaken by the libraries of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Cambridge sought to understand the impact of academic/library relationships in a devolved institutional structure. The results of the research provided clear evidence of the high regard in which academic engagement with libraries…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries
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Simons, Alexandra C. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This article covers how an interdisciplinary course was developed using the expertise and resources of a history professor, the history and psychology subject librarians, and the university's writing center. The course, supported by a grant, was aimed at helping students improve their research, information literacy, and writing skills across…
Descriptors: Universities, Case Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Rivera, Eduardo – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
A problem that Instruction Librarians often grapple with is the lack of time that is necessary to deliver, and assess, proper library instruction to students so the students grasp the Information Literacy concepts that are delivered especially in one or two instruction sessions. This article examines using the flipped classroom model in English…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Instruction, Information Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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Eldridge, Jeanette; Fraser, Katie; Simmonds, Tony; Smyth, Neil – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
How do we best bridge the gap between the Library and the diverse academic communities it serves? Librarians need new strategies for engagement. Traditional models of liaison, aligning solutions to disciplines, are yielding to functional specialisms, including a focus on building partnerships. This paper offers a snapshot of realignment across the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Models, Partnerships in Education, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Cohen, Madeline E. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This case study focuses on an innovative approach to the flipped classroom as a tool for productive library-discipline faculty collaboration on information literacy instruction. The argument is presented that the flipped classroom can be a pathway into the disciplines that can be used in overcoming the disadvantages of the one-shot and other…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Information Literacy, Outcomes of Education, Business Administration Education
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Lawton, Aoife – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Since 2009, Open Access (OA) Week has been celebrated worldwide in October each year. It is an opportunity for librarians to engage with the research community and demonstrate the value that they bring to their organisations in the area of disseminating scholarly output. Although thousands of events have been held since the inception of OA Week, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Librarians, Access to Information
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