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Patron Preferences: Recreational Reading in an Academic Library
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2017-01)
Research background and method In 2014, Sam Houston State University Library librarians distributed a survey to students, faculty and staff to better understand how the university community was using library materials for ...
Ready, Set, Hire! Perceptions of new technical services librarian preparedness
(Library Leadership & Management, 2015)
Previous studies have investigated technical services librarian job availability and preparedness, but have not compared library administrators’ and librarians’ assessments of entry-level technical services librarian ...
Biz of Acq - LibGuides: Changing the Game for Technical Services Procedures & Policies
(Against the Grain, 2015-09)
While librarians are stereotypically excellent at preserving and ensuring access to library materials for patrons, there tends to be noticeable lack of instructions when it comes to documenting their own workflows and ...
Where’s the EASY Button? Uncovering E-Book Usability
E-book platforms have multiplied among vendors and publishers, complicating not only acquisitions and collection development decisions, but also the user experience. Using a methodology of task-based user testing, the ...
What Do You Want from Us? Evaluating Student Interest in Technology-Based Services in Academic Libraries
(College & Research Libraries, 2019)
Following two previous studies in 2010 and 2013, this study intends to identify current trends of Sam Houston State University students’ technology and communication needs and preferences regarding library services and ...