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Beyond Citation-Counting: Metrics and Altmetrics for Demonstrating Scholarly Impact
As librarians, we understand how a citation shows the influence of one scholarly work on another. But citations are only one way to gauge the impact that scholarship has in its field and in the wider world. Starting from ...
What Do You Want from Us? Evaluating Student Interest in Technology-Based Services in Academic Libraries
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 ...
Institutional repository promotion: Current practices and opinions in Texas academia
(New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019-04-26)
Promoting an institutional repository (IR) to both faculty and end-users can be challenging. We surveyed academic libraries with an IR in Texas, and asked both library administrators and IR managers about their efforts to ...
The #acadv Community: Networked Practices, Professional Development, and Ongoing Knowledge Sharing in Advising
(NACADA Journal, 2019)
The #acadv Twitter chat is an organic, online community of higher education academic advising professionals. Using a longitudinal study, we explored the way a self-directed learning network sustains ongoing professional ...
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 ...