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Scheduling research consultations with YouCanBook.Me: Low effort, high yield
This news article examines how one academic library used YouCanBook.Me, a free scheduling tool, to better provide research consultations to faculty, staff, and students.
Win-Win Professional Development: Providing meaningful professional development while meeting the needs of all stakeholders
Teacher professional development can be poorly executed with little regard to the needs of adult learners, and this can create barriers to successful transfer of knowledge into practice. In order to create a successful ...
Preserving Patron Privacy in the 21st Century Academic Library
For libraries large and small, patron privacy is an important ethical issue. While librarians may espouse privacy and confidentiality as an inalienable individual right, ensuring this right is upheld across library departments ...
Byte-Sized Pieces: Equipping Academic Librarians to Integrate Technology into Library Instruction through Manageable, Maintainable, and Meaningful Staff Development
Technology changes how classroom instruction happens and, unlike K-12 educators who receive pedagogical training, academic librarians are not always experts in teaching information literacy – especially in 21st century ...
Archival Representations of Immigration and Ethnicity in North American History: From the Ethnicization of Archives to the Archivization of Ethnicity
This article traces the representations of ethnicity and immigration in mainstream American and Canadian archives since the 1950s. It identifies three main periods of evolution of these ethnic archives: the era prior to ...
Gender and Casual Sex from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: Social and Life Course Correlates
The prevalence of casual sexual activity among teens and emerging adults has led to much public attention. Yet limited research has investigated whether the number of casual sexual partners per year changes as ...
Religiosity and the Transition to Nonmarital Fertility
Nonmarital parity is associated with several negative outcomes, including health problems, educational problems, and poverty. Understanding the risk and protective factors associated with nonmarital parenthood can inform ...
Young Adult Casual Sexual Behavior: Life-Course-Specific Motivations and Consequences
Most young adults have had some casual sex experience. However, it is important to understand the motivations for such behavior. We investigate the motivations for and consequences of casual sex using a life-course ...
A Collective Effort to Improve Sociology Students’ Writing Skills
Nationwide, academic sociologists at all types of higher education institutions face the challenge of working to improve students’ writing skills. In this article, we describe a collective effort by a group of faculty ...
Web tutorials workflows: How scholarship, institutional experiences, and peer institutions' practices shaped one academic library's online learning offerings
(Emerald Insight, 2014-03-21)
This article addresses how one academic library sought to better offer its online learning objects to students. Through a careful reading of the scholarship in the area, informal interviews with academic librarians at the ...