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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 ...

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 ...