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    An Evolving View of Access
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2013-05-21) Connell, Tschera Harkness
    Professorial Lecture of Tschera Harkness Connell, Head, Digital Content Services, The Ohio State University Libraries.
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    An Academic Librarian in the Expanding Universe of Knowledge
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2015-03-19) El-Sherbini, Magda
    Professorial Lecture of Magda El-Sherbini, Head of Collection Description and Access, The Ohio State University Libraries.
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    On The Job: Reflections on One Librarian’s Career Experiences
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2015-03-19) Bradigan, Pamela S.
    Professorial Lecture of Pamela S. Bradigan, AVP, Office of Health Sciences / Director, Health Sciences Library, The Ohio State University.
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    Bind Us Together: Collections of Congregational Song Made Known
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2014-02-10) Schneider, Tina
    Professorial Lecture of Tina Schneider, Director, Lima Campus Library, The Ohio State University. The lecture covers what makes hymns and hymnals different from other types of bibliographic items, and how the database Hymnary.org works to help people find hymns and hymnals. The variety of pairs of texts and tunes, in addition to poetic liberties taken with hymn texts over the years, complicates the process of finding hymns. However, their study can trace theological, musical, and social trends among various denominations and religions. With the development of the Dictionary of North American Hymnology, and its pairing with Hymnary.org, hymn texts and tunes are now more easily found for both the scholar and the practicing musician.
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    Is Library User Privacy still Paramount in the 2.0 Era?
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2013-10-10) Zimmer, Michael
    Traditionally, the context of the library brings with it specific norms of information flow regarding library patron activity, including a longstanding professional commitment to user privacy. In the library, a patron's intellectual activities are protected by decades of established norms and practices intended to preserve patron privacy and confidentiality. However, these norms are being increasingly challenged as libraries embrace Web 2.0 and "big data" paradigms and platforms to better serve users. These new so-called "Library 2.0" services promise to improve the delivery of library services and enhance patron activities, yet require the tracking, collecting, retaining, and sharing of large amounts of data about patron activities. Further, given the dominance of social media – where individuals increasingly share personal information on platforms with porous and shifting boundaries – librarians and other information professions are confronted with possible shifts in the social norms about privacy. Launching such Library 2.0 features, however, poses a unique dilemma in the realm of information ethics, particularly in relation to protecting patron privacy. Library 2.0 threatens to disrupt these ethical norms, since the Web 2.0 world introduces competing norms that lean toward the open flow and sharing of personal information. Despite these concerns, many librarians recognize the need to pursue Library 2.0 initiatives as the best way to serve the changing needs of their patrons and to ensure the library’s continued role in providing professionally guided access to knowledge. In a relatively short amount of time, Library 2.0 has taken hold in hundreds of libraries, and the question before us is not whether libraries will move towards Library 2.0 services, but how they will do it, and, from an ethical perspective, whether they can maintain their long-standing concerns for patron privacy in the process. This talk provides an ethical examination of the emergence of new Library 2.0 tools and technologies in relation to existing norms of information flow within the library context.
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    Keeping a Finger on the Pulse of Global Information Flow
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2012-11-26) Donovan, Maureen H.
    Professorial Lecture of Maureen Donovan, Japanese Studies Librarian and Professor, The Ohio State University Libraries
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    Research Ethics, the Law, and the Use of Social Networking Sites for Academic Research Purposes
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2012-11-07) Solberg, Lauren
    Presentation by Lauren Solberg, Assistant Vice President of Human Subjects Protection & Research Integrity at Meharry Medical College, describing the uses of social networking sites for academic research purposes, and exploring both the ethical and legal implications of such uses.
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    Exploring Consumer Roles in Digital Curation
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2012-09-18) McGovern, Nancy Y.
    Presentation by Nancy Y. McGovern, Head of Curation and Preservation Services at MIT Libraries, that considers relevant trends in research libraries and incorporates information and findings from the Dissemination Information Packages (DIPS) for Information Reuse (DIPIR) project.
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    By Any Means Necessary: Malcolm X in Life, Death, and Historical Memory
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2012-02-21) Jeffries, Hasan Kwame, 1973-
    Forty years after the death of Malcolm X, his influence is still motivating and influencing individuals all around the world in their struggles for respect and human rights. In this lecture, History Professor Hasan Kwame Jeffries sheds some light on the life of Al-Hajj Malik Al-Shabbaz, better known as Malcolm X. His talk will include a discussion of the controversy generated by Professor Manning Marable's book "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention" and will feature audios of some of Malcolm's most important speeches.
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    Flipping the Model: Making Noise in the Library
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2011-11-14) Van Orsdel, Lee C.
    Presentation by Lee Van Orsdel, Dean of University Libraries at Grand Valley State University, discussing plans to build a new main library based on observations of student learning behavior, changing classroom assignments, rising employer expectations, the pervasive influence of media, and other non-traditional ideas.
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    The Office of Research, Roles and Responsibilities
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2011-10-04) Agnoli, Jeffrey
    Presentation by Jeff Agnoli, Senior Staff Training and Development Specialist, discussing the role of The Office of Research in stimulating new research, assisting researchers with identifying new sources of external funding, opportunities for internal and external collaboration and other research support services.
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    The Library's Role as a 21st-Century Publisher
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2011-08-25) Kennison, Rebecca
    Presentation by Rebecca Kennison, Director of the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship at Columbia University, discussing the current state of library publishing and highlighting recent innovations at the Columbia University Libraries in producing scholarly journals, monographic works, and conference proceedings.
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    Creating the Future through Understanding and Engaging Difference
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2011-04-28) Deiss, Kathryn
    Embracing diversity is seen as an unequivocal good. Making diversity one of the keystones of library strategy, however, is not only good – it is a source of power. This presentation describes research that points to diverse workforces having competitive, creative, and strategic advantage and provide stimulus for conversation at The Ohio State University Libraries about what it means to have diversity as part of strategic direction. What does "diversity" mean in action, word, and initiative? Some starting points for dialogue at OSU Libraries will be included. Kathryn Deiss, the presenter, is the Association of College and Resource Libraries' (ACRL) content strategist.
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    The New Research Library: Reading And Writing Spaces for Creating Knowledge
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2010-01-19) Boomgaarden, Wesley L.; Confar, Pete; Fields, Anne M.; Lehman, Andrew; Robb, Jenny E.; Walsh, Maureen P.
    Panel discussion moderated by Anne M. Fields on reading and writing spaces for organizing and creating knowledge in today's academic libraries.
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    Inside Afghanistan and Pakistan: Political Connections, Pashtun Nationalism and the Taliban
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2009-11-02) Herrmann, Richard
    Richard Herrmann, Director of the Mershon Center for International Security Studies and Social and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Professor of Political Science, will discuss the politics of Afghanistan and Pakistan in conjunction with the Three Cups of Tea book event sponsored by First Year Experience. His talk will cover political connections between Afghanistan and Pakistan, including analysis of the connections between the Taliban and Pashtun nationalism in both countries. Herrmann concentrates on international relations and political psychology. He has written about the role of perception and imagery in foreign policy as well as on the importance of nationalism and identity politics in world affairs. His areas of interests include American foreign policy and the politics of the Middle East and Russia.
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    2020 Vision: The Future of Scholarship and Publishing Brochure
    (The Ohio State University Libraries, 2007) Ohio State University. Libraries
    Brochure for 2020 Vision lecture series. Series explores issues of scholarship and publishing in the digital age. National leaders in digital scholarship consider the topic through diverse lenses such as scholarly communication, academic publishing, and intellectual property in an age where the lines between scholarly and popular discourse are becoming blurred.
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    The Mystery of the Holy Grail: Crossing the Sword Bridge to a Solution
    (Ohio State University Libraries, 2008-08-18) Scavone, Daniel, 1934-
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    A Search for Value: An Analysis of Popular Interest in Richard Byrd's First Antarctic Expedition, 1928-1930
    (Ohio State University Libraries, 2000-11-06) Goerler, Raimund E. (Raimund Erhard), 1948-
    Among the massive--more than five hundred cubic feet--of documentation of the career of polar explorer Richard E. Byrd is one particularly extra-ordinary box that has never been used by any researcher. It contains essays submitted in a contest sponsored by Byrd's publisher G.P. Putnam's Son's, who challenged contestants to write on the theme of "The Value, to the Civilized World, of The Byrd Antarctic Expedition." This paper has five parts: The Challenge to Scholarship; The Contest; The Methodology of the Study; The Results of the Study; and The Conclusions.
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    Art Pottery Archaeology in Ohio : Potential & Constraints
    (Ohio State University Libraries, 2002-10-23) Murphy, James L., 1941-
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    Fostering Innovations in Technical Services and Collections
    (Ohio State University Libraries, 2002-11-18) Diedrichs, Carol Pitts