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The Management and Support of Outreach in Academic Libraries 

Carter, Toni; Seaman, Priscilla (2014-07-27)
The promotion of services in academic libraries often falls under the purview of outreach. This paper explores a number of questions regarding library outreach, specifically how libraries manage and support the marketing ...

The Management and Support of Outreach in Academic Libraries 

Carter, Toni; Seaman, Priscilla (2014-07-14)
The promotion of services in academic libraries often falls under the purview of outreach. This paper explores a number of questions regarding library outreach, specifically how libraries manage and support the marketing ...

Mindfulness to Manage Workplace Stress and Microaggressions 

Thomas, Chippewa; Whaley, Pambanisha; Alabi, Jaena (2020-07-14)
Navigating workplace stress and microaggressions—verbal and non-verbal messages that are invalidating or demeaning—can be difficult in any profession, but is especially challenging in service-oriented professions like ...

Mixing in new colors: Using a train-the-trainer model to build an information literacy program 

Hartman, Patricia; Perry, Valerie; Newhouse, Renae (2014-05-15)
Using the train-the-trainer model as our foundation, we created a new information literacy program in an introductory Biology lab. We will describe the program’s development, implementation, and evolution since its ...

Mountain or Molehill? Developing Online Tutorials on Web Source Evaluation 

Bullinger, Delaney; 0000-0002-7664-246X (2020-04-22)
This poster will discuss Auburn University’s two newest online Articulate tutorials on web source and news source evaluation. The poster will discuss our philosophy behind separating online web source and news source ...

Navigating the Open Access Landscape 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2017-10-31)
This talk was given during Open Access Week to raise awareness of issues in OA. Open access became important initially due to a sharp rise in journal costs while library budgets remained flat, even as the Internet greatly ...

Off the Airplane and into the Library: Making a Good First Impression in Any Language 

Hartman, Patricia J.; Farrell, Bridget S. (2015-09-15)
At Auburn University, new international students receive their initial library orientation and tour within days of arrival. Considering that they are among our most frequent library users, it is important that we address ...

Open Access Publishing, AUrora, and You 

Trehub, Aaron; Alabi, Jaena; Mackiewicz, Jo (2013-05-07)
Jaena Alabi (Libraries), Jo Mackiewicz (Technical & Professional Communication), and Aaron Trehub (Libraries) discuss the benefits of open-access publishing through AUrora, Auburn’s institutional repository. Among the ...

Peer review of teaching: Best practices for a non-programmatic approach 

Alabi, Jaena; Weare, William H., Jr. (2015-02-16)
Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in educational theory and methods. In an effort to bridge this gap and improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, ...

PlaceMaking in Prison Libraries 

Bullinger, Delaney; McKissic, Siobhan; 0000-0002-7664-246X (2019-08-29)
architectures, placemaking, and their effects on the relationships between incarcerated persons and administration. We draw from existing research in art and design, specifically the idea that “place is more about ...

The Power of Observation: How Librarians can Benefit from the Peer Review of Teaching--Even Without a Formal Program 

Alabi, Jaena; Weare, William H., Jr. (2013-08-27)
Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in pedagogical theories and methods. In an effort to improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, some libraries have ...

Profiling Digital Collection Users: Using Google Analytics to Learn More about Users of an ETDs Collection 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2014-06-13)
This poster presents preliminary Google Analytics usage data for a collection of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Correlation of page views with page type, user location, and source (referring link) shows that, ...

Promoting a Juvenile Awards Approval Plan: Using Collaboration and Selected Projects for Improved Visibility and Findabilty to Promote Juvenile Collections in Academic Libraries 

Shipman, Todd (2015-09-08)
This article describes a project to promote an approval plan for purchasing award-winning juvenile books. The overall project utilizes a combination of projects for promoting awareness and use of the awards books and the ...

"Race is a social construct and does not exist": What Academic Librarians Have to Say about Racism in the Profession 

Alabi, Jaena (2014-06-25)
This poster is a qualitative analysis of comments received on a survey of academic librarians. The survey, which used the construct of racial microaggressions--subtle, denigrating messages delivered to people of color--was ...

Racial Microaggressions and Academic Libraries 

Alabi, Jaena (2013-04-25)
The abundance of articles, books, and conference papers on diversity in librarianship tend to focus on a few recurring themes: depictions of minorities in children’s literature, developing multicultural collections, or ...

Racial Microaggressions in Academic Libraries: Results of a Survey of Minority and Non-Minority Librarians 

Alabi, Jaena (2016-01-04)
There is relatively little literature on racism within the profession of academic librarianship. To investigate academic librarians’ experiences of racism, this research project uses the framework of racial microaggressions, ...

Ramp-Up Your Worksheets 

Carter, Toni (2017-04-24)
Creating worksheets for instruction sessions that require students to think critically can be a challenge, especially when the librarian only has 50-minutes to introduce and discuss a concept. I will share strategies for ...

RDA Intro Session 1 

Caudle, Dana M. (2013-04-02)
A brief introduction to the new cataloging code Resource Description and Access (RDA) which was implemented nationally on March 31, 2013.

Reconfiguring Auburn University's Main Library for Engaged Active Student Learning 

Boosinger, Marcia; MacEwan, Bonnie; Baker, Denise; Goerke, Ashley; Grabowsky, Adelia; Latham, Cory; Leousis, Kasia; Mixon, Christopher; Price, Catherine; Rumble, Juliet; Schmidt, Greg; Van Horn, Cayce; Cooper, Danielle; McKean, Lise; Foster, Nancy Fried (2017-12-01)
In the face of changes in teaching and learning, academic libraries are responding with changes of their own. New pedagogies are creating opportunities for libraries to connect directly to the curriculum and support students ...

Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Faculty Body: The Role of Microaggressions & Incivility 

Alabi, Jaena; Whaley, Pambanisha (2014-02-18)
Are we doing enough to recruit and retain a diverse faculty body? Despite a variety of efforts to increase underrepresented populations within the professoriate, diversity gains remain minimal. Presenters will introduce ...