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A3 Authentic, Active, Assessment: Assessing In-Class Instruction Student Work
The assessment of student learning is a hot topic among those in education, and library instruction proves no exception. This presentation concerns Auburn University Libraries’ foray into authentic assessment of active ...
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 ...
Active Listening Leads to Action: Communication and Partners in the Learning Commons
Academic libraries with learning commons host a wider variety of student services than ever before. In addition to traditional research help, students come to learning commons for technology support, academic advising, ...
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.
AlabamaMosaic: How Does It Fit into the Museum Community?
AlabamaMosaic is a statewide project in which participating institutions create and manage their own collections of digital objects, and a central catalog makes these objects findable from the AlabamaMosaic Web site. ...
AlabamaMosaic: Using VuFind to Index a Distributed Digital Collection
Panel Abstract: College of Charleston, Clemson and the Alabama Mosaic Project will discuss their respective decisions to replace CONTENTdm with open source software. These institutions present three different perspectives ...
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 ...
Assessing Class and Course Libguides According to Bloom’s Revised and Digital Taxonomies
Given the current popularity and prevalence of Springshare’s Libguides, and the ability to create subsequent class or course guides, questions arise about the effectiveness of such pages. Librarians have expended time and ...
Assessment and Change Leadership in an Academic Library Department: A Case Study
The purpose of this paper is to report an academic library’s efforts to introduce course-integrated assessment into its library instruction program. Applying a leadership change model to the process allows ...
Aubie Asks @ the Libraries Video Series
Produced with assistance from the Daniel F. Breeden Endowed Grant Program, these videos help to introduce or reinforce information literacy concepts. Librarians show them during instruction sessions and add them to their ...
Because You're You: Factors Influencing Item Selection in a Digital Sheet Music Collection
The purpose of this study was to examine factors influencing user selection of individual works in a collection of digitized sheet music. Google Analytics page view data were grouped by source (directing link) and correlated ...
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 ...
Building a Sustainable Life Science Information Literacy Program Using the Train-the-Trainer Model
The train-the-trainer model has great potential for expanding information literacy programs without placing undue burden on already overextended librarians; it is surprisingly underused in academic libraries. At the ...
Changing User Needs, Changing Librarian Roles: A Qualitative Study
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 ...
Cleaning Data, or More Neat Excel Tricks to Make it Easier
Librarians deal with data from a variety of sources and each source can be unique in how it presents in Excel. Cleaning data is inevitable. Here are some basic and not so basic tips and tricks to deal with disappearing ...
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions
Collecting Pre-class Information from First Year Pharmacy Students in Order to Increase Student Engagement with Library Instruction
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 ...
The Collision of Two Lexicons: Librarians, Composition Instructors and the Vocabulary of Source Evaluation
Based on article of the same name: http://hdl.handle.net/11200/48586
The Collision of Two Lexicons: Librarians, Composition Instructors and the Vocabularly of Source Evaluation
From article abstract: "The study has two aims. The first is to identify words and phrases from information literacy and rhetoric and composition that students used to justify the comparability of two sources. The second ...