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Because You're You: Factors Influencing Item Selection in a Digital Sheet Music Collection 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2015-01-15)
The purpose of this study was to examine factors influencing user selection of individual works in a collection of digitized sheet music. Google Analytics page view data were grouped by source (directing link) and correlated ...

Because You’re You: Factors Influencing Selection in a Digital Sheet Music Collection 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2014-06-13)
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 ...

Building a Sustainable Life Science Information Literacy Program Using the Train-the-Trainer Model 

Hartman, Patricia; Newhouse, Renae; Perry, Valerie (2015-07-15)
The train-the-trainer model has great potential for expanding information literacy programs without placing undue burden on already overextended librarians; it is surprisingly underused in academic libraries. At the ...

Changing User Needs, Changing Librarian Roles: A Qualitative Study 

Carter, Toni; Grabowsky, Adelia (2017-10-05)
This qualitative study explored possible adaptions to the roles of librarians working in the reference department of a southeastern academic research library. The study used focus groups to investigate new directions for ...

Cleaning Data, or More Neat Excel Tricks to Make it Easier 

Bishop, Barbara A. (2017-10-27)
Librarians deal with data from a variety of sources and each source can be unique in how it presents in Excel. Cleaning data is inevitable. Here are some basic and not so basic tips and tricks to deal with disappearing ...

Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction 

Carter, Toni (2014-07-21)
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions

Collecting Pre-class Information from First Year Pharmacy Students in Order to Increase Student Engagement with Library Instruction 

Grabowsky, Adelia (2016-07-14)
Objectives: To increase student engagement, both in a one-shot library instruction session and with the Pharmacy subject guide which provides supplemental instruction information. Methods: Setting/Participants: 151 first ...

The Collision of Two Lexicons: Librarians, Composition Instructors and the Vocabulary of Source Evaluation 

Carter, Toni (2017-03-27)
Based on article of the same name: http://hdl.handle.net/11200/48586

The Collision of Two Lexicons: Librarians, Composition Instructors and the Vocabularly of Source Evaluation 

Carter, Toni; Aldridge, Todd (2016-03-21)
From article abstract: "The study has two aims. The first is to identify words and phrases from information literacy and rhetoric and composition that students used to justify the comparability of two sources. The second ...

Comparing Apples to Apples? Examining User Behavior for an Open-Access ETDs Collection vs. ProQuest 

Coates, Midge; Coates, Mildred (2015-01-15)
Many institutions that maintain their own open-access repository for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) also deposit ETDs into the vendor database ProQuest Theses & Dissertations. Since ETDs are the products of ...

Connecting with Health Science Students and Faculty to Facilitate the Design of a Mobile Library Website 

Grabowsky, Adelia; Wright, Melissa (2014-07-29)
Observing increasing usage of smartphones by students and faculty of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, librarians at Rowland Medical Library decided to explore student and faculty interest in a mobile website ...

Creating a Sustainable Information Literacy Program Using the Train-the-Trainer Model 

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

Customizing VuFind 

Bellanger, Clint (2012-10-16)
Webinar presented to ASERL in Spring 2012 on VuFind. Discusses our decision to use VuFind and the resources required to customize it for use as our default Catalog.

Cutting the Commute: Assess Authentically and Still Arrive on Time 

Carter, Toni; Rumble, Juliet (2014-07-14)
While the importance of assessment for student learning is widely recognized, instructors are often reluctant to sacrifice valuable class time for this activity. This presentation discusses the Auburn University Libraries ...

The Dark Side of the Web: Online Resources, Learning, and Scholarship 

Trehub, Aaron (2012-11-12)
This conference paper was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) in Denver, Colorado in November 2000. It examines possible effects of the World-Wide Web ...

Data Infrastructure and Local Stakeholder Engagement with Biodiversity Conservation Research 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2020-05-21)
Biodiversity research that informs conservation action is increasingly data intensive. Cutting-edge projects at large institutions use massive aggregated datasets to build dynamic models and conduct novel analyses of natural ...

Data Literacy for College Students 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2018-04-10)
Undergraduates are increasingly expected to be able to make sense of data in order to fully participate in the workforce and our democratic process. Moreover, more undergraduates are involved in research at their schools ...

Data Management Tools 

Trehub, Aaron; Rolando, Elizabeth (2013-09-17)
A brief overview of online data management tools for university-based researchers. Includes DataONE, DMPTool, and Databib.

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.