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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 ...
A case study of job-embedded learning
Librarians recognize the importance of professional learning as their roles and responsibilities evolve in the shifting teaching and learning environments of the twenty-first century. However, the literature on meaningful, ...
The librarian leading the machine: A reassessment of library instruction methods
This article builds on the 2007 College and Research Libraries article, “The Librarian, the Machine, or a Little of Both.” Since that time, Oakland University Libraries implemented changes to its instruction program that ...
Books, bytes, and buildings: The academic library's unique role in improving student success
Student persistence and completion are paramount in higher education, and institutions are employing targeted programs and initiatives to address these concerns. The academic library can play an especially important role ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Conducting formative evaluation online
In this article, the authors explore how to conduct formative evaluation of a freestanding library e-course using online resources.
Applications of Subset Selection Procedures and Bayesian Ranking Methods in Analysis of Traffic Fatality Data
(WIREs Computational Statistics, 2016-11)
Nonparametric and parametric subset selection procedures are used in the analysis of state motor vehicle traffic fatality rates (MVTFRs), for the years 1994 through 2012, to identify subsets of states that contain the ...
On generalized superelliptic Riemann surfaces
(eprint arXiv:1609.09576, 2016-11-01)
A closed Riemann surface X, of genus g ≥ 2, is called a generalized superelliptic curve of level n ≥ 2 if it admits an order n conformal automorphism τ so that X/hτihas genus zero and τ is central in Aut(X); the cyclic ...