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Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Faculty Body: The Role of Microaggressions & Incivility
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 ...
AlabamaMosaic: Using VuFind to Index a Distributed Digital Collection
Panel Abstract: College of Charleston, Clemson and the Alabama Mosaic Project will discuss their respective decisions to replace CONTENTdm with open source software. These institutions present three different perspectives ...
Librarian's Role in General Education: Authentically Assessing Information Literacy Skills via English Composition Classes
This poster reports on a method used at Auburn University Libraries to assess information literacy skills of students that incorporates both formative and summative authentic assessment.
Because You’re You: Factors Influencing Selection in a Digital Sheet Music Collection
For this study, we used Google Analytics to evaluate factors influencing user selection of specific works in a collection of digitized sheet music. These factors were: participation in a collaborative index (Sheet Music ...
Profiling Digital Collection Users: Using Google Analytics to Learn More about Users of an ETDs Collection
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, ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Distributed Digital Collection of Cultural Heritage Materials
Panel abstract: Virtual libraries are consolidated indexes of digital items harvested from different repositories. Started by a handful of institutions in 2001, AlabamaMosaic now contains almost 80,000 items from more than ...
Information and Interaction Needs of Distance Students: Are Academic Libraries Meeting the Challenge?
One of the trends currently affecting academic libraries is higher education’s expanding use of online instruction and a rising number of totally online degree programs. As libraries have transitioned from primarily print ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Short History
Presentation on the history of AlabamaMosaic.
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions