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Walters, William H.; Sheehan, Sarah E.; Handfield, Amy E.; López-Fitzsimmons, Bernadette M.; Markgren, Susanne; Paradise, Laurin – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
The information literacy (IL) assessment program at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York, instituted in 2014-2015, evaluates students' information literacy capabilities as demonstrated in their written coursework, their test performance, and their comments on library instruction sessions. Both instruction and assessment are closely linked to…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Evidence Based Practice
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Travis, Tiffini A.; Ramirez, Christian – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
Libraries remain one of the last places on campus where the purging of usage data is encouraged and "tracking" is a dirty word. While some libraries have demonstrated the usefulness of analytics, opponents bring up issues of privacy and debate the feasibility of student-generated library data for planning and assessment. Using a study…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Data Collection, Learning Analytics, Ethics
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Tracy, Daniel G. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
This study reports on a survey of students in information sciences designed to test differences related to e-book formats and other factors. The results from 161 respondents suggest that strategic decision-making shapes use of different e-book and print format options for users who already have significant exposure to e-books. These format options…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Graduate Students, Information Science
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Perez-Stable, Maria A.; Arnold, Judith M.; Guth, LuMarie F.; Vander Meer, Patricia Fravel – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
Librarians at two research universities surveyed faculty practices and views about collaboration with librarians to gain insight into likely partners and strategies for information literacy (IL) instruction. Quantitative data on methods of collaboration revealed that the most often-practiced method of working together was having a librarian…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Academic Libraries, Research Universities
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Blackburn, Janette S. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
As part of the annual American Library Association 2019 Annual Conference, George Washington University Library in Washington, D.C., hosted a preconference workshop to inform librarians about the planning process necessary for a successful library renovation or new building. The workshop offered participants practical advice from architects and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Surveys, Workshops, Financial Support
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Eamon Tewell – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
This paper critiques deficit models of education, including popular educational movements such as grit and growth mind-set, and considers how they inform and underlie information literacy efforts, often without librarians' awareness. After a discussion of the problems that deficit thinking poses for students and educators, the author offers two…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Academic Persistence, Information Literacy, Critical Literacy
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Sheikh, Arslan – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
The objective of this study is to analyze the present status of the open access movement in Pakistan, identify challenges, and make recommendations for the effective use of this publishing model. The article looks primarily at the open access movement in Asia, with special reference to Pakistan, India, and China. Findings show that, since the…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Electronic Publishing, International Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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Squibb, Sara L. Davidson; Zanzucchi, Anne – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
This study explores upper-division students' research competencies, dispositions, challenges, and developments through focus group interviews complemented by surveys, including local responses to the Experiences with Information Literacy topical module from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). These undergraduates, apprenticing as…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Research Skills, Student Surveys
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Dalton, Elizabeth D.; Tenopir, Carol; Björk, Bo-Christer – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
In this study, the authors examine attitudes of researchers toward open access (OA) scholarly journals. Using two-step cluster analysis to explore survey data from faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers at large North American research institutions, two different cluster types emerge: Those with a positive attitude toward OA and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Access to Information, Periodicals, Scholarship
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Zakharov, Wei; Li, Haiyan; Fosmire, Michael – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This study investigates undergraduates' news consumption and their perceptions of fake news in science while they took an online introductory geography course at a large Midwestern university. The authors collaborated with university science instructors to design and integrate a news literacy curriculum into a set of learning activities to promote…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, News Media, Mass Media Use, Media Literacy
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Turner, Jennifer – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
In spring of 2019, the author traveled to Kolkata, India, to work with the staff of the Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, academic and public librarians, and library and information science students under a Fulbright Specialist grant. This article describes the Fulbright Specialist Program, provides information about the application process,…
Descriptors: Librarians, Program Length, Foreign Countries, Grants
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Cameron, Laura; Montgomery, Louise; Bauer, Alora; Anderson, Kathy; Filippelli, Carolyn – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
Academic libraries are often called upon to support their institutions by demonstrating value to their community and their state. Outreach to K-12 schools is a common tactic of college and university libraries, but traditional methods can be expensive or time-consuming. This case study describes a joint outreach endeavor by six academic libraries…
Descriptors: State Universities, Elementary School Teachers, Academic Libraries, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Ogborn, Matt; Harp, Matthew; Kurtz, Debra Hanken – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
As academic libraries focus on delivering new services in such areas as research data, digital preservation, and data curation, they have begun to explore alternative funding models and approaches to research. The Arizona State University (ASU) Library in Tempe works with the university's Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development to collaborate…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, State Universities, Library Services, Research Libraries
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Kenfield, Ayla Stein – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This paper describes an investigation into whether institutional repositories at member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) provide publicly available metadata documentation via the repositories' websites. The study compares the results of a September 2017 survey with findings from a review of ARL institutional repository…
Descriptors: Metadata, Documentation, Electronic Libraries, Archives
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Neville, Tina; Crampsie, Camielle – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
In this study, researchers surveyed academic librarians about their open access publishing practices. This analysis explores approaches to journal selection, awareness of open access options, and self-archiving practices. Fifty percent of the librarians in this study considered free open access when selecting a potential journal for publication,…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Access to Information
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