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    • Economic Sustainability and Economic Alignment: Examples from North America 

       
      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 ...
    • To Tag or Not To Tag 

       
      Purpose – The purpose of this article is to provide a quantitative analysis of the extent to which folksonomies replicate the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) to see if folksonomies would successfully complement ...
    • Implementing Click Tracking 

       
      In 2011 Auburn University Libraries implemented a click tracking system to record usage statics of various online resources. This presentation discusses the technology and implementation of the underlying system. Originally ...
    • Customizing VuFind 

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

       
      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 ...
    • Safety in Numbers: Distributed Digital Preservation Networks 

       
      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 ...
    • William March and Eugene B. Sledge: Mobilians, Marines, and Writers 

       
      This article discusses the lives and literary works of William March and Eugene B. Sledge, southern identity, and the southern military tradition. March and Sledge were born in Mobile, Alabama, served in the U.S. Marine ...
    • Applications of Digital Technology to Slavic Librarianship 

       
      The purpose of this article is to examine recent developments in information technology and suggest some ways they might be applied to the practice of Slavic librarianship. I have qualifications in both fields: originally ...
    • William March (William Edward Campbell) 

       
      Entry on the Alabama-born author William March (1893-1954) for the Web-based Encyclopedia of Alabama (http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/)
    • "Slavic Studies and Slavic Librarianship" Revisited: Notes of a Former Slavic Librarian 

       
      This article revisits the author’s essay in Solanus on the state of Slavic librarianship at the turn of the twenty-first century in order to assess how the profession has changed in the interim. Trehub notes that the ...
    • RDA Intro Session 1 

       
      A brief introduction to the new cataloging code Resource Description and Access (RDA) which was implemented nationally on March 31, 2013.
    • Libraries in the Digital Age: A View from the United States 

       
      An overview of technology-related trends affecting academic libraries in the United States and elsewhere. Includes digital repositories, virtual libraries, Web-scale discovery, open-source library systems, digital preservation, ...
    • Racial Microaggressions and Academic Libraries 

       
      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 ...
    • Do You See What I See? Academic Librarians' Experiences of Racism 

       
      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 ...
    • Academic Librarians' Experiences & Observations of Microaggressions 

       
      In this poster, the researcher will present results from a survey of academic librarians about their experiences of racial microaggressions. The research presented in this poster—results from a survey of minority and ...
    • Open Access Publishing, AUrora, and You 

       
      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 ...
    • The Power of Observation: How Librarians can Benefit from the Peer Review of Teaching--Even Without a Formal Program 

       
      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 ...
    • Data Management Tools 

       
      A brief overview of online data management tools for university-based researchers. Includes DataONE, DMPTool, and Databib.
    • Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Faculty Body: The Role of Microaggressions & Incivility 

       
      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 ...