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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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Iwu-James, Juliana; Haliso, Yacob; Ifijeh, Goodluck – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
Academic libraries are increasingly becoming affected by intrusive and disruptive technologies, changing user needs, and alternative information providers who offer similar services as the library. The dilemma of academic libraries is evident, based on the declining support from parent institutions and decreasing patronage. In the face of stiff…
Descriptors: Library Services, Marketing, Competition, Librarians
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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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Brochu, Lauren; Burns, Jane – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
In the changing landscape of libraries and the roles of librarians, the area of Research Data Management (RDM) is emerging with new opportunities and challenges. This literature review identifies the current levels of publication that deal with the relationship of the librarian and their role in the research data management process and provides an…
Descriptors: Data, Information Management, Librarians, Role
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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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Valk, Alison – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
Librarians have moved beyond traditional information literacy instruction to an environment in which they create strong partnerships with the campus faculty, community, and beyond. The article addresses these specialized partnerships in a unique library program, providing an overview of newly formed educational initiatives at the Georgia Tech…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Art Education, Integrated Activities, Library Instruction
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Murphy, Helen; Tilley, Elizabeth – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
The establishment of the Cambridge Information Literacy Network at the University of Cambridge has provided opportunities to explore how libraries in Cambridge can contribute to institutional strategic goals. A key output of the Cambridge Information Literacy Network is CamGuides, an open educational resource (OER) for taught Master's students…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, 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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Ard, Stephanie Evers; Ard, Franklin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This research investigated the impact of implementing an asynchronous online academic integrity workshop at the University of South Alabama. The workshop featured interactive modules designed to teach students about ethical conduct, impart study skills correlated with academic integrity, and provide instruction on integrating and citing sources.…
Descriptors: Laboratories, Writing (Composition), Academic Libraries, Workshops
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Delaney, Geraldine; Bates, Jessica – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article investigates academic library needs of doctoral students. The study identifies PhD students' information literacy training needs and explores current levels of library engagement, barriers to use, and gaps in existing services. First-year PhD students at Ulster University (UU) were surveyed and interviews were undertaken with three…
Descriptors: Users (Information), Information Needs, Library Services, Graduate Students
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