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Houlihan, Barry – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article examines the development of a bespoke primary source literacy module for the study of childhood in Ireland. The BA (Children's Studies) at National University of Ireland Galway is a unique interdisciplinary degree that equips students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the lives of children and childhood today. The…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Primary Sources, Information Literacy, Foreign Countries
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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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Stadler, Derek; Rojas, Alexandra – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article reviews scholarship of incorporating institutional objectives in academic courses and proposes a method to embed mission-critical competencies in a library instruction course. Few academic institutions focus their mission or core competencies on digital communication. LaGuardia Community College delineates three competencies in its…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Academic Libraries, Library Instruction, Community Colleges
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Sandelli, Anna; Cunningham, Sojourna J. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
"Student success" and the "user experience" are terms that have gained prominence in conversations around the ways in which academic libraries support and engage with their student populations. Ethnographic methods provide a unique opportunity to incorporate student voices into these conversations. This study reports on a…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Academic Libraries, Library Facilities, Users (Information)
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Lehner-Quam, Alison; Pitts, Wesley – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article investigates ways in which student voice informed design-based research into information literacy instruction. The instruction occurred across a year-long graduate science education ePortfolio culminating project. Library and science education faculty partnered in a two-year project to create communities of secondary science education…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Associations, Graduate Study, Graduate Students
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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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Skoyles, Alison; Bullock, Nicola; Neville, Kathy – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
The Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) is a national initiative to record academic and extra-curricular achievement throughout a student's time at university. The Library and Learning Resources training team's pre-existing employability-focused content included a lecture on social media and digital footprint, and the Microsoft Office…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Qualifications, Job Skills, Academic Achievement
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Llewellyn, Anne – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This literature review explores the changing nature of the academic library and the role of the academic librarian within a wider context of societal and higher education change. Ninety-five articles were reviewed and thematic synthesis was used to identify the themes in relation to innovations in learning and teaching in academic libraries. The…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Academic Libraries, Educational Change, Library Role
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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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