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"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 ...

Reframing Information Literacy Assessment: Reaching for College Seniors 

Carter, Toni; Rodgers Good, Megan (2018-09-10)
Although our institution has a history of information literacy assessment for general education, we found the method used did not allow us to tell a compelling story about students’ information literacy skills. After a ...

Research Data Management for Environmental Science 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2018-04-02)
Environmental science has been a fertile testing ground for research data management tools and techniques. Disciplines within environmental science were some of the first to openly discuss and grapple with issues in ...

Research Practices and Support Services in Agriculture at Auburn University 

Jenda, Claudine (2017-01-20)
This study examines the current and emerging research practices of academic and extension faculty from the field of agriculture at Auburn University in order to identify the resources and services that faculty need to be ...

Safety in Numbers: Distributed Digital Preservation Networks 

Trehub, Aaron; Halbert, Martin (2013-01-11)
It has long been recognized that there is safety in numbers and that redundancy enhances survivability. This principle has been applied in many spheres of human activity, from engineering to military science. It is now ...

Search Engine Queries Used to Locate Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Differences for Local and Non-Local Users 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2015-01-15)
This study examines two research questions: (1) What search engine queries lead users to the Auburn University Electronic Theses and Dissertations (AUETDs) collection? (2) Do these queries vary for users in different ...

Simplifying Library Value for Non-Library Development Officers and Staff 

Bishop, Barbara (2015-07-01)
With the rise of evidenced based budgeting the need for nontechnical illustration has become increasingly important for telling the story of library place within the academic community. Because librarians tend to speak ...

Slavic Studies and Slavic Librarianship in the United States: A Post-Cold War Perspective (Excerpts) 

Trehub, Aaron (2016-02-10)
This article reprints excerpts from Aaron Trehub’s piece about the relationship between Slavic studies and Slavic librarianship in the United States in the immediate aftermath of the end of the Cold War. The author, who ...

"Slavic Studies and Slavic Librarianship" Revisited: Notes of a Former Slavic Librarian 

Trehub, Aaron (2013-04-02)
This article revisits the author’s essay in Solanus on the state of Slavic librarianship at the turn of the twenty-first century in order to assess how the profession has changed in the interim. Trehub notes that the ...

Support Scholars Who Share: Combating the Mismatch between Openness Policies and Professional Rewards 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2019-04-16)
Librarians play a leading role in promoting openness in scholarly communication, including open access, open data, and public accountability. However, individual researchers remain reluctant to embrace open scholarship or ...

Supporting the Proliferation of Data-Sharing Scholars in the Research Ecosystem 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2018-08-08)
Librarians champion the value of openness in scholarship and have been powerful advocates for the sharing of research data. College and university administrators have recently joined in the push for data sharing due to ...

Tackling the Complexities of Source Evaluation: Active Learning Exercises that Foster Students' Critical Thinking 

Rumble, Juliet; Carter, Toni (2014-07-01)
Library instructors are often called upon to teach classes devoted to evaluating information sources. These sessions are typically offered in conjunction with writing assignments that require students to locate sources ...

Tait Family Papers: Creating the Digital Collection 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2017-10-12)
Most archival collections will have more than one user group or audience. Anticipating the most likely audience(s) for a given collection and thinking about the needs of the expected audience(s) should help the repository ...

Teaching Infographic Source Evaluation to Biology Majors 

Hartman, Patricia; Roberts, Sharon (2015-07-15)
Infographics are an effective means of communicating information quickly and impactfully. They are often used to present complex datasets and statistics that otherwise would be difficult to digest. This makes them valuable ...