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Sobel, Karen; Avery, Susan; Ferrer-Vinent, Ignacio J. – Public Services Quarterly, 2016
Academic libraries are one of the most important sources of "on the job" training for future library instructors. Librarians who supervise and assess these future library instructors (often in graduate assistant positions) often choose to provide observations and feedback each semester to these instructors in training. Scholarly…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Academic Libraries, Teacher Effectiveness
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McGeary, Bryan James – Public Services Quarterly, 2015
This column contains information on how students in graduate library and information science programs participate in a forum to discuss key issues they see in academic library public services, to envision what they feel librarians in public service have to offer to academia, to state their visions for the profession, or to tell of research that is…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Partnerships in Education, Library Personnel, Academic Libraries
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Turkewitz, Deborah – Public Services Quarterly, 2014
Graduate students are taking big steps and stretching themselves, whether returning to school midpoint in their lives, taking classes on unfamiliar topics, or starting internships and trying to put theory into practice. Who better to offer advice to these graduate students than America's favorite hilarious, morally ambiguous, ambulance-chasing,…
Descriptors: Library Services, Graduate Students, Information Science Education, Academic Libraries
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Brinkman, Stacy N.; Hartsell-Gundy, Arianne A. – Public Services Quarterly, 2012
This paper outlines the case studies of two librarians who work closely with graduate students in fine arts programs. Realizing that graduate students can often experience a unique form of research anxiety, both librarians collaborated with faculty to embed themselves into the research methods courses of their programs. Both librarians found that…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Fine Arts, Research Methodology
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Berdish, Laura; Seeman, Corey – Public Services Quarterly, 2010
While a great deal of literature on embedded librarians in academic libraries is focused on the role of instructor, there are many other services that could be provided by librarians working closely with students. The Kresge Business Administration Library (Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan) has created a unique…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Librarians, Academic Libraries, Reference Services
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Edwards, Mary; Kumar, Swapna; Ochoa, Marilyn – Public Services Quarterly, 2010
The increase in online programs has been accompanied by the need for library instruction and support for online students. Students enrolled in off-campus programs have to be able to successfully access and use digital library resources to complete course requirements. An embedded librarian project in an online graduate educational technology…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Librarians, Outreach Programs, Academic Libraries
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Adebonojo, Leslie G.; Campbell, Kathy A.; Ellis, Mark E. – Public Services Quarterly, 2009
East Tennessee State University has a diverse student population of approximately 12,500 students. Recent statistics have indicated that the student body is bypassing the physical library building, including reference services, and connecting to online sources from off campus. With only six public service librarians whose duties include…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Library Services, Reference Services, Librarians
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Blummer, Barbara – Public Services Quarterly, 2009
This paper traces library instructional programs available to graduate students in academic institutions in North America from the late 1950s to the present. Three chronological perspectives provide the framework for this analysis. The first includes programs from 1958 to 1989 that offered traditional bibliographic instruction of print resources…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Printed Materials, Lifelong Learning, Information Literacy
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Tremblay, Paul; Wang, Zhonghong – Public Services Quarterly, 2008
The article relates how the Brooklyn Campus Library of Long Island University, despite limitations of physical distance and the varying conditions of the remote graduate campus at Westchester, makes every effort to face each challenge creatively with practical solutions for implementation. We share our findings and experiences--what worked and…
Descriptors: Marketing, Library Services, Library Instruction, Library Materials
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Pival, Paul R.; Lock, Jennifer V.; Hunter, Maureen – Public Services Quarterly, 2007
The aim of this descriptive research study was to assess the skill level, confidence, and overall research readiness of selected groups of graduate students (on and off campus) within two divisions housed in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary. The researchers expected participants to overestimate the value of the Internet as a…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Readiness, Research Skills, Student Research
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Caravello, Patti Schifter – Public Services Quarterly, 2007
Graduate and professional school students face a variety of academic integrity issues and are sometimes academically dishonest. The author surveys the literature of the last decade on graduate student academic integrity, including plagiarism, cheating, falsification, and authorship conflicts, focusing on empirical studies in multiple disciplines,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Integrity, Information Literacy, Literature Reviews
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James, Kathryn – Public Services Quarterly, 2007
This article explores the influence of the rare book and manuscript repository on graduate student researchers in the humanities, through an examination of the graduate research fellowship program. Based on a comparison of residential research fellowship programs at twenty-three rare book and manuscript repositories, this article argues that…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Fellowships, Humanities, Library Materials
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Calkins, Kaijsa J. – Public Services Quarterly, 2007
The recent literature on college and university library instruction largely focuses on undergraduate and, more specifically, first-year students. During a review, the author found that discussion of graduate students in library and information science literature is dominated by studies of information behavior and much less often on instruction…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Graduate Students, Library Instruction, Academic Libraries
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Breakstone, Elizabeth – Public Services Quarterly, 2007
This column is typically devoted to discussion of the different ways in which public service librarians use technology. But for this, the special graduate student issue and her inaugural issue as the technology columnist, Breakstone is flipping things around. Public service librarians can best help their graduate student patrons by understanding…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Distance Education, Electronic Libraries, Public Service
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Harrington, Sara – Public Services Quarterly, 2007
This article explores how online pathfinders can best meet the information needs of graduate students and foster advanced research. The article reviews the literature on pathfinders, including the historic characteristics of print pathfinders, and the recommendations that have emerged for online pathfinder content. The article explores the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Information Needs, Art History, Internet
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