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Lee, Rebekah J. – Public Services Quarterly, 2017
Makerspaces provide an opportunity for libraries to build upon services they already offer while reaching out to students and faculty who do not frequent the library on a daily basis. By implementing a makerspace in the campus library, the space is seen as more neutral and approachable by students and staff from all academic departments. Broadly…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Campuses, Academic Libraries
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Ingalls, Dana – Public Services Quarterly, 2017
Seed libraries are a relatively new innovation in the library field, offering seeds, gardening information, and the opportunity for community and ecological engagement to members. While they are increasingly popular in public libraries, they have not yet established a foothold in academic libraries. This paper defines the nature and role of seed…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Development, Library Services, Outreach Programs
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Mallon, Melissa – Public Services Quarterly, 2017
This issue's column focuses on online tools and resources available for leadership development of academic, public services staff. The resources are not targeted solely to professional librarians, but rather to all levels of library staff engaged with the public. In addition to inspirational and coaching videos, reviewers recommend resource guides…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Library Services, Library Development, Staff Development
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Flynn, Holly – Public Services Quarterly, 2017
Finals week activities have become increasingly popular in academic libraries in the last few years, but what is a library to do when it is not allowed to have therapy dogs? This column examines a progression of increasingly popular activities at Michigan State University Libraries. Included is an assessment of what makes them popular, our…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Outreach Programs, Community Programs
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Teleha, John C.; Sims, Iyanna; Spruill, Octavious; Bowen, Arneice; Russell, Tiffany; Exner, Nina – Public Services Quarterly, 2017
Academic libraries are spending considerable time and study on redesigning spaces. The use of technology is often an important part of these redesigned spaces. The space redesign goals at F. D. Bluford Library focus on creating open, activity-promoting, colorful spaces that are designed to be attractive to students. The goals also focus on…
Descriptors: Library Development, Library Automation, Space Utilization, Interior Design
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Hostetler, Kirsten; DeSilva, Michele – Public Services Quarterly, 2016
Librarians at Central Oregon Community College's Barber Library explored how to best serve the needs of three satellite campuses across a large geographic region. While initially intending to start an embedded librarianship program, a pair of surveys showed the relationships and awareness necessary for the foundation of such a program were…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Academic Libraries, Community Colleges, Consciousness Raising
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Mallon, Melissa – Public Services Quarterly, 2015
One particular topic likely on the minds of many university faculty, staff, and administrators starting a new academic year is budgets. While budget constraints are nothing new to libraries, many academic departments are starting to see more cuts in areas of faculty research and curriculum development. Academic libraries are in a prime position to…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Open Source Technology, Academic Libraries, Library Development
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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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Ruiz, Miguel – Public Services Quarterly, 2014
Providing successful library services requires efficient and effective communication with users; therefore, it is important that content creators who develop visual materials understand key components of design and, specifically, develop a holistic graphic design process. Graphic design, as a form of visual communication, is the process of…
Descriptors: Library Services, Library Development, Graphic Arts, Multimedia Materials
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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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Stempler, Amy F.; Polger, Mark Aaron – Public Services Quarterly, 2013
Signage represents more than directions or policies; it is informational, promotional, and sets the tone of the environment. To be effective, signage must be consistent, concise, and free of jargon and punitive language. An efficient assessment of signage should include a complete inventory of existing signage, including an analysis of the types…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Signs, Guidelines, Library Policy
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Barnes, Ilana – Public Services Quarterly, 2013
Once limited to geographers and mapmakers, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has taken a growing central role in information management and visualization. Geospatial services run a gamut of different products and services from Google maps to ArcGIS servers to Mobile development. Geospatial services are not new. Libraries have been writing about…
Descriptors: Special Libraries, Information Management, Needs Assessment, Geographic Information Systems
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Flynn, Stephen X. – Public Services Quarterly, 2013
There are universal elements to great videos and games that drive large audiences: beautiful cinematography and graphics, engaging and purposeful screenplays and storylines, unforgettable soundtracks, and a brand name that makes viewers and players want to return for more. Libraries can, and should, employ these elements in their own videos to…
Descriptors: Libraries, Internet, Video Technology, Computer Software
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Mallon, Melissa, Ed. – Public Services Quarterly, 2012
In their Top Trends of 2012, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) named data curation as one of the issues to watch in academic libraries in the near future (ACRL, 2012, p. 312). Data curation can be summarized as "the active and ongoing management of data through its life cycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Library Services, Librarians
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Mallon, Melissa – Public Services Quarterly, 2012
As academic librarians' professional and personal lives become busier and more varied, the need for tools to assist with accomplishing a myriad of tasks in a short time becomes even more necessary. Due to its ability to provide anytime and anywhere access to information, mobile technology offers a number of advantages for staying connected and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Library Services, Librarians, Handheld Devices
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