An agile planning and operations framework
Jaggars, Damon E.; Jones, DeEtta (2018-04)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the design and implementation of an agile planning and operations framework for an academic research library, designed to facilitate an ongoing organizational conversation ...
The Implementation of the Integrated Information Center at the University of Minnesota
Branin, Joseph J.; D'Elia, George (1997-05)
The implementation and operation of the Integrated Information Center (IIC) can be divided into three, relatively distinct phases corresponding roughly to the 3 years of the grant, from October 1990 to September 1993. This ...
Chemical Literature Databases: Conflict of Interest?
Hurley, Belinda L. (2014-04)
A publisher of a research database controls the search algorithms of its database and, at a minimum, partially controls the indexing metadata attached to journal articles indexed in its database. A publisher of a journal ...
New Intersections for Student Engagement in Libraries: A Qualitative Exploration of Collaborative Learning with Multimedia Technologies
Webb, Katharine A.; Lu, Tingting; Black, Elizabeth L. (2008)
Objective – The purpose of this study was to explore new ways librarians can provide meaningful learning experiences for students beyond the traditional classroom assignment and the one-hour library instruction session. ...
Indian History Sacrifices to Progress
Murphy, James L., 1941- (1968)
Although the archeologist is often thought to live entirely in the past, oblivious to all around him and preoccupied solely with long-dead cultures, there is at least one aspect of today’s world which he cannot ignore. The ...
Online Searching and Chemistry Students at Knox
Bracken, James K., 1952-; Calhoun, John C.; Kooser, Robert (1982)
Part II. A Model Academic Integrated Information Center The Setting for the Project
Branin, Joseph J.; Finn, Charles (1991)
This article describes the academic unit for which the model IIC was developed and the information environment within which the IIC would operate.
Resolving the Challenge of E-Books
Hodges, Dracine; Preston, Cyndi; Hamilton, Marsha J. (2010)
The authors identify the major issues associated with e-books and their expanding role in libraries, especially in patron-driven acquisitions. E-book access began when NetLibrary entered the patron-driven acquisitions arena ...
The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology : An Interview with the Editors
Schneider, Tina (2014)
The much-anticipated Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology (CDH) was officially launched in October of 2013, the culminating work of decades, with contributors from all parts of the globe. This article provides us the ...
Embedded Academic Librarianship: A Review of the Literature
Schulte, Stephanie (2012)
Objectives – The purpose of this review is to examine the development of embedded librarianship, its multiple meanings, and activities in practice. The review will also report on published outcomes and future research needs ...