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Developing a Juvenile Literature Collection in an Academic Library 

Shipman, Todd; Schmidt, Greg; Bannon, Susan (2015-06-03)
Maintaining a juvenile collection in a university setting requires a careful consideration of both the juvenile materials market and the academic uses of juvenile materials. Because juvenile materials can range from ...

Discovering AlabamaMosaic 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2014-06-13)
Presentation on the collaborative digital collection AlabamaMosaic.

A Discovery of Trees: A Comparison and Evaluation of Five Web-Scale Discovery Tool Services 

Coates, Midge; Caudle, Dana; Schmitz, Cecilia; Coates, Mildred (2014-06-13)
Web scale discovery tool services allow users to search all of a library’s physical items, licensed electronic content, and local digital collections via a single search box and receive relevance ranked results. Prior ...

Do Collaborative Multi-Institution Projects Drive End-User Traffic to Digital Collections? 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2016-11-09)
Many libraries participate in collaborative multi-institution digital collection projects because they promise to make it easier for end-users to find our materials. Creation and maintenance of these projects involves ...

Do Long Embargo Periods Facilitate External Publication of Electronic Theses and Dissertations? 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2015-11-17)
Embargo periods for Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) collections require librarians to balance the needs of content creators (ETD authors) with those of content consumers (end-users). This poster examines the ...

Do You See What I See? Academic Librarians' Experiences of Racism 

Alabi, Jaena (2013-04-25)
This research project uses the framework of racial microaggressions to investigate academic librarians’ experiences and observations of racism in the profession. The poster presents preliminary findings of a survey of ...

Don’t Stop Thinking about Assessment: Ongoing Evaluation of Course-Integrated Assessment 

Carter, Toni (2019-05-30)
This poster will share the path taken to introduce student learning assessment into course-integrated information literacy sessions at one academic library. Four years of continuous evaluation of this initiative has revealed ...

E-Learning Librarian by Night: Creating an Online Instruction Program through Self-Directed Learning 

Carter, Toni (2016-11-21)
When a large public university made a commitment to e-learning in its five-year strategic plan, the coordinator for the university library’s information literacy instruction program recognized the need for online instructional ...

Economic Alignment 

Lunghi, Maurizio; Grindley, Neil; Stoklasova, Bohdana; Trehub, Aaron; Egger, Christin (2016-02-10)
This essay presents an overview of the economic issues that define, promote, or inhibit effective national and international programs for preserving digital cultural heritage materials. Specifically, it presents and discusses ...

Economic Sustainability and Economic Alignment: Examples from North America 

Trehub, Aaron (2012-08)
Much of the literature on digital preservation focuses on technical solutions. However, recent experience from North America suggests that questions of governance and economic sustainability are equally if not more ...

Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Differences in Behavior for Local and Non-Local Users 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2015-01-15)
This study examines two research questions: (1) How do users in different locations find Auburn University Electronic Theses and Dissertations? (2) Do users in different locations interact differently with the collection ...

Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Limited Shelf Life or Long Tail? 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2018-09-04)
When we make theses and dissertations available electronically, we do so because we believe that these documents have value for researchers. We do not know, however, if this value has a time limit or if it will be sustained. ...

Embargo Periods and External Publication for History Dissertations 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2017-08-06)
A policy statement issued by the American Historical Association (AHA) in July 2013 recommended that institutions with mandatory deposit allow creators to embargo their ETDs for a period of up to six years. The reason given ...

Embargo Periods: How Do They Affect the Use of Electronic Theses and Dissertations? 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2015-01-15)
Embargo periods for Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) collections are usually discussed from the point of view of publishers and/or submitters, not that of digital library end-users. This poster examines the impact ...

Embedding Information Literacy Instruction throughout the Curriculum 

Carter, Toni; Noe, Nancy (2018-01-26)
Subject librarians at Auburn have traditionally taught information literacy sessions within the disciplines on an ad hoc basis. While they have wanted a more formal role in courses, their involvement depends on the ...

ETD Embargos: Are There Discipline-Based Differences in Candidates' Selections? 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2015-10-02)
It is frequently assumed that graduate students seeking to embargo their Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) are either scientists/engineers planning to patent their discoveries or liberal arts majors planning to ...

Eugene B. Sledge and Mobile: 75 Years After "The War" 

Trehub, Aaron; 0000-0002-0296-5792 (2020-09-09)
Brief magazine piece on Eugene B. Sledge and his boyhood in Mobile, Alabama on the 75th anniversary of the battle of Okinawa and the end of World War II.

Everyday Inclusion Begins with Me: Diversity and Intergroup Communication in the Workplace 

Iglesias, Aubrey; Whaley, Pambanisha; Alabi, Jaena (2020-06-10)
Join us to explore actions at the individual level that help create an environment where diverse perspectives flourish and a desired long-term outcome is to attract, recruit, and retain a workforce of librarians from diverse ...

Expanding access: An evaluation of Readcube as an interlibrary loan alternative 

Grabowsky, Adelia (2016-07-14)
Objective: Readcube is a patron-driven, document delivery system which provides immediate access to articles from all journals owned by the Nature Publishing group. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of ...