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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.

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 ...