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Profiling Digital Collection Users: Using Google Analytics to Learn More about Users of an ETDs Collection
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, ...
Librarian's Role in General Education: Authentically Assessing Information Literacy Skills via English Composition Classes
This poster reports on a method used at Auburn University Libraries to assess information literacy skills of students that incorporates both formative and summative authentic assessment.
Because You’re You: Factors Influencing Selection in a Digital Sheet Music Collection
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 ...
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions
Information and Interaction Needs of Distance Students: Are Academic Libraries Meeting the Challenge?
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 ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Distributed Digital Collection of Cultural Heritage Materials
Panel abstract: Virtual libraries are consolidated indexes of digital items harvested from different repositories. Started by a handful of institutions in 2001, AlabamaMosaic now contains almost 80,000 items from more than ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Short History
Presentation on the history of AlabamaMosaic.
Innovations for Access in Alabama: 1) Testing VuFind as an Index for AlabamaMosaic; 2) New Membership Structure for Alabama Digital Preservation Network
In the last decade, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries (NAAL) has launched two statewide initiatives dealing with digitized cultural heritage materials. The first, AlabamaMosaic, is a digital library of materials ...
Testing VuFind as a Collection Index for AlabamaMosaic
In 2005, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries launched AlabamaMosaic: a consortial collection of Alabama cultural heritage materials digitized by 21 member partners. At present, all partners use OCLC’s CONTENTdm content ...
A Discovery of Trees: A Comparison and Evaluation of Five Web-Scale Discovery Tool Services
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 ...