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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...