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Developing the Online Learning Environment: The Pros and Cons of Using WebCT for Library Instruction
(American Library Association, 2003-06)
Rising enrollments at Oakland University (OU) have required librarians to decrease instruction time with each basic writing class in order to preserve contact with all sections. As a result, the faculty at Kresge Library ...
Empowering users with a new online catalog
In June 1998 Oakland University's library migrated to a new online catalog. In order to determine user acceptance of the new OPAC, students receiving library instruction were asked to complete an open-ended questionnaire ...
Convenience or content: A study of undergraduate periodical use
Full-text periodical databases have changed how students access research materials. Many librarians fear that students favor the convenience of full-text databases over more valuable information found in print periodical ...
The Librarian, the Machine, or a Little of Both: A Comparative Study of Three Information Literacy Pedagogies at Oakland University
(ACRL Publications, 2007-07)
Each year, Oakland library faculty provide information literacy instruction for Rhetoric 160, a first-year writing course, through a combination of WebCT-based online tutorials and in-class teaching. For this study, twelve ...
Keeping Up With the Journals: A Library Journal Club at Oakland University
Journal clubs, often relied upon in the sciences, can also be applied in the field of librarianship, where busy schedules make it challenging to stay current on research in the field. This article discusses the development ...
Beyond these walls: Building a library outreach program at Oakland University
(Taylor & Francis, 2003)
To enhance the learning experiences of all students, today’s academic librarians must engage in outreach efforts that move beyond the walls of the library. In the past year, Oakland University’s Kresge Library has made ...
Caught in the web: The impact of library instruction on business students' perceptions and use of print and online resources
(ACRL Publications, 2003-01)
Many business students rely heavily on the Web for research, in part because of their unfamiliarity with the breadth of their library’s business resources (online and in print). This study sought to determine whether library ...
Developing Information Literacy Instruction for Honors Students at Oakland University: An Information Consulting Approach
(The Haworth Information Press, 2007)
Entering the university setting can be daunting for even the brightest of students, given the increased coursework and research expected of them as compared to high school. To support these significant research needs and ...
Mentoring Untenured Librarians: All it Takes is a Little Un-TLC
(ACRL Publications, 2003-06)