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Higher education and emerging technologies: Shifting trends in student usage.
(Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2014-03)
This study serves as an update to a previous study by Sam Houston State University librarians about the use and preferences of Internet, communication, and educational technologies among students. Since the previous study ...
Are Serials Worth Their Weight in Knowledge? A Value Study
(Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2015-09)
The researchers aimed to use qualitative measures to define value as applied to print and electronic serial publications held at Sam Houston State University. Researchers examined faculty key activities—namely, Research, ...
Students and Federated Searching: A Survey of Use and Satisfaction
(Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association, 2010)
This study assessed student use of and satisfaction with a WebFeat brand federated search tool implemented by the library at Sam Houston State University. Students voluntarily responded to an electronic survey, providing ...
Head First into the Patron-Driven Acquisition Pool: A Comparison of Librarian Selections Versus Patron Purchases
(Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship (Taylor & Francis), 2011)
Although many recent studies have been conducted on the implementation and results of patron-driven acquisition (PDA) initiatives at academic libraries, very few have focused on whether, or how, patrons’ selections vary ...
Not in Love, or Not in the Know? Graduate Student and Faculty Use (and Non-Use) of E-Books
(Elsevier (Journal of Academic Librarianship), 2012)
This study focuses on usage of electronic books (e-books) among advanced researchers, including graduate students and faculty, at a four-year academic institution. The researchers aimed to highlight differences in behavior, ...
Student Searching with EBSCO Discovery: A Usability Study
(Taylor & Francis (Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship), 2014)
The researchers conducted task-based usability testing of the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) with 20 students. While most participants felt positively about EDS, a few usability issues emerged. Confusion arose regarding ...
Open Education, Open Opportunities
Faculty-Librarian Micro-Level Collaboration in an Online Graduate History Course
(Elsevier (Journal of Academic Librarianship), 2013-11)
This paper describes a micro-level faculty-librarian collaboration implemented at the authors' state university to address students' information literacy deficiencies in a graduate-level history research methods course. ...