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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Facilitating Interdisciplinary Competence: Collaboration Between Undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Students and Graduate Students Specializing in Communication Disorders 

McMillan, Libba; Burns, Embry; Willis, Laura; Grabowsky, Adelia (2017-12-01)
The fast-paced nature of the healthcare setting, coupled with the number of allied professionals involved, demands accurate and concise written communication. It is imperative that written communication between nursing and ...

The Impact of Open Access on Collection Management 

Grabowsky, Adelia (2017-12-01)
Open access (OA) is a relatively new concept in the long history of published scholarly communication. Although there were already some open access journals in 2002, many point to the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) ...

Information and Interaction Needs of Distance Students: Are Academic Libraries Meeting the Challenge? 

Grabowsky, Adelia; Grabowsky, Adelia Bush (2014-03-31)
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 ...

Library instruction for students in speech-language pathology and audiology: Which databases should be covered? 

Grabowsky, Adelia (2016-07-14)
Purpose: 1) To determine which databases are commonly recommended for students in speech-language pathology (SLP) and audiology programs 2) To compare journal indexing in those databases to decide which ones should be ...

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 ...

Three Heads are Better than One: Organizational Changes in Collection Management Leadership 

Weisbrod, Liza; Bishop, Barbara A.; Grabowsky, Adelia (2015-11-16)
Financial pressures, shrinking staff, shifting user expectations, and advances in format access and availability mean that organizational change seems to have become a constant in today’s academic library. The area of ...

When Will We Use this in Real Life?: Problem-Based Learning and Its Use in Effective Information Literacy Instruction 

Farrell, Bridget; Grabowsky, Adelia (2014-10-27)
Have you thought about using real world problems in your library instruction classroom? Modeling real world scenarios can increase student engagement and provide context to show students how they can use library skills ...