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Vinyard, Marc – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
Librarians were concerned that transfer students' information literacy skills lagged those of their peers because transfers did not receive the library instruction that other students got in first-year classes. The investigators conducted semi-structured interviews with transfer students to answer two research questions: (1) How do transfer…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Information Seeking
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Kranich, Nancy; Lotts, Megan; Nielsen, Jordan; Ward, Judit H. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
In the twenty-first century, academic libraries and librarians have recast the narrative by turning outward, engaging more deeply across the university. No longer solely focused on collecting, libraries now embrace connecting with their campus communities to foster consumption, production, curation, preservation, collaboration, and inquiry around…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Library Role
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Simeone, Michael – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
Governments around the world propose to improve urban life by creating smart cities filled with sensors and other digital technologies that would collect large amounts of data about citizens and their activities. Ideally, smart cities would use the information they gather to enhance the urban environment and improve the quality of life of their…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Urban Environment, Data Collection, Quality of Life
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Kasten-Mutkus, Kathleen – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
This paper considers library programming as a means of extending and enhancing the academic library's pedagogical mission and role in student success. Scholarly programming in the form of faculty speakers, film screenings, or other kinds of research-based events creates opportunities for students to join an academic community and to practice…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Library Services, Scholarship
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Cox, Andrew M.; Pinfield, Stephen; Rutter, Sophie – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
The literature about academic libraries takes a strong interest in the future, yet little of it reflects on academic libraries' underlying stance toward the years ahead: is there a sense of change or continuity? Is there optimism or pessimism? Consensus or divergence? This article explores these questions using data from interviews with a broad…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Development, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Winterman, Brian; Asher, Andrew – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
Demonstrating academic libraries' contribution to institutional outcomes and strategic initiatives can be challenging, particularly in determining what library activities can be consistently and accurately assessed in ways that empirically demonstrate library value and impact. To address this challenge, the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Time Management, Library Services
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Tanner, René; Smith Aldrich, Rebekkah; Antonelli, Monika; Ko, Adrian H. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This article discusses the work of the American Library Association (ALA) Special Task Force on Sustainability, which identified 52 recommendations, including the adoption of sustainability as a core value of librarianship. The group aims to promote libraries as catalysts, connectors, and conveners to promote sustainability, resilience, and…
Descriptors: Library Science, Library Associations, Leadership Role, Library Role
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Kha, Sanya Minh; Mai, Truong Thi Ngoc – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
As Vietnamese universities have gradually shifted their investment into research development, the roles and duties of librarians have also changed. Academic librarians not only provide research support but also can contribute to the research performance of their university. This study explores the research participation of librarians at Vietnamese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Librarians
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Mihram, Danielle; Fletcher, Curtis – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
"USC Digital Voltaire," a digital, multimodal critical edition of autograph letters, aims to combine the traditional scope of humanities inquiry with the affordances and methodologies of digital scholarship, and to support scholarly inquiry at all levels, beyond the disciplines associated with Voltaire and the Enlightenment. Digital…
Descriptors: Letters (Correspondence), Editing, Humanities, Electronic Libraries
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Pugachev, Sarah – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
Since 2014, the University Libraries at the University of Oklahoma in Norman has been a member of the Software Carpentry Foundation (now part of "The Carpentries"), a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching basic computing skills to researchers. Through this partnership, we have taught over a dozen introductory programming workshops…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Science Education, Partnerships in Education, Introductory Courses
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Sauceda, Jonathan – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Undergraduate research offers academic librarians and archivists an additional motivation to engage students with special collections. Curriculum design, course instruction, and mentoring by librarians and archivists can benefit not only students but also the institution as well. I explore an example of such engagement with a collection of New…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, College Libraries, Library Services
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Schaus, Margaret; Snyder, Terry – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Every senior at Haverford College writes a thesis or its equivalent, conducting independent research with guidance from faculty and librarians. Students critically engage in investigative work in archives, field studies, and labs. In this article, librarians explore the way anthropology and history thesis writers do research to define paths toward…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Student Research, Theses, Learning Processes
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Gruber, Anne Marie – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Service-learning, a growing pedagogy in higher education, provides opportunities for students to contribute to communities and to reflect upon experiences ranging from direct service to advocacy. Librarians have an important but underutilized role in supporting service-learning as they contribute to institutional missions and the public purposes…
Descriptors: Library Role, Service Learning, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Kennedy, Mary Lee – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
While the mission of research libraries remains constant, the nature of research libraries and what they do is changing. Research libraries are taking on new roles in digital scholarship, data management, and scholarly communications. More than ever, libraries know they must align their mission with the objectives of key stakeholders. This article…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Research Libraries, Librarians, Library Role
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Flierl, Michael; Howard, Heather; Zakharov, Wei; Zwicky, Dave; Weiner, Sharon – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
This paper investigated how libraries can support the transition of first-year international undergraduate students to a large research university. The research explored the students' use of libraries, their use of information to learn, and their academic and information literacy learning needs. The methods were a survey (with 135 responses) and…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Students, College Libraries, Research Universities
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