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Maddox, Alexia; Zhao, Linlin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This case study presents a conceptual model of researcher performance developed by Deakin University Library, Australia. The model aims to organize research performance data into meaningful researcher profiles, referred to as researcher typologies, which support the demonstration of research impact and value. Three dimensions shaping researcher…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Strategic Planning, Delivery Systems, Models
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Cox, John – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
New research needs, global developments and local shifts in emphasis are demanding a broader range of interactions by librarians with researchers and are challenging previous staffing structures. Research has a higher institutional profile and academic libraries have responded by creating new roles and staffing models, with stronger linkage across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Personnel, Case Studies
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Fry, Jane; Ripp, Chantal – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
While some Canadian universities have a long history in the provision of data services, that was not the norm in Canada, especially in small universities and colleges. To maximize the use of data by students and researchers in academia, it was evident that increased education, resources, and tools were required to support those delivering data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, College Libraries, Librarians
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Dolan, Meghan; Hemment, Michael; Oliver, Stephanie – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Baker Library at Harvard Business School is increasingly asked by the school's faculty to create custom digital information products to enhance course assignments and to find novel ways of electronically disseminating faculty research. In order to prioritize these requests, as well as facilitate, manage, and track the resulting projects, the…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Sustainability, Innovation, Academic Libraries
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Groenewegen, David – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Librarians at universities continue to seek new ways to engage and partner with researchers in order to enhance and enrich the way that they work. This article looks at some of the ways that libraries have been doing this in recent years, what has worked, and what needs to be done to continue to develop these important partnerships. These…
Descriptors: Researchers, Librarians, College Libraries, Cooperation
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Hurst, Susan; Marsh, Dominic; Brown, Dean; Forbes, Shona – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This case study describes the creation of a leisure reading collection in the Clifford Whitworth library at the University of Salford. It briefly surveys existing literature on leisure reading collections and looks at the growing interest among U.K. academic libraries in recreational reading. It considers the reasons for promoting reading as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Recreational Reading
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Blummer, Barbara; Kenton, Jeffrey M. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Although the term lacks a standard definition, learning commons represent academic library spaces that provide computer and library resources as well as a range of academic services that support learners and learning. Learning commons have been equated to a laboratory for creating knowledge and staffed with librarians that serve as facilitators of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Facilities, Library Services, Qualitative Research
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Atkinson, Jeremy – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
The paper proposes and describes a framework for academic library quality to be used by new and more experienced library practitioners and by others involved in considering the quality of academic libraries' services and provision. The framework consists of eight themes and a number of questions to examine within each theme. The framework was…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Quality Assurance, Models
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Haley, Adele Nicole; Clough, Paul – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
An increasing number of students are studying abroad requiring that they interact with information in languages other than their mother tongue. The UK in particular has seen a large growth in international students within Higher Education. These nonnative English speaking students present a distinct user group for university information services,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, English (Second Language)
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Boakye, Ernest – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the level of awareness, accessibility, and use of electronic journals (E-journals) by the faculty members of Garden City University College (GCUC) and Christian Service University College (CSUC) in Kumasi, Ghana. The survey method was used with questionnaire as the data collection instrument. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Surveys, Questionnaires
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O'Neill, Marie; Musto, Lara – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Using a mixed methods research approach this study explores faculty perceptions of LORLS at DBS. Data generated by the study will inform advocacy, marketing and training initiatives to promote the platform. The study concludes with a number of deductive and inductive findings. The first is that although DBS faculty are highly predisposed to using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Lists, Business Schools, College Faculty
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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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Cox, John – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Academic libraries enable a wide range of digital scholarship activities, increasingly as a partner rather than as a service provider. Communicating that shift in role is challenging, not least as digital scholarship is a new field with many players whose activities on campus can be disjointed. The library's actual and potential contributions need…
Descriptors: Library Role, Scholarship, Electronic Publishing, Academic Libraries
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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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Shapiro, Steven D. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Academic libraries have reported long-term declines in circulation, reference transactions, reserves, and in-house library materials usage. Increasingly, libraries are perceived as being less critical to the academic enterprise. Are these trends irreversible? Perhaps public libraries and some innovative academic libraries can provide us with some…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Use Studies, Users (Information), Trend Analysis
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