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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 ...
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 ...
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.
Mentoring Untenured Librarians: All it Takes is a Little Un-TLC
(ACRL Publications, 2003-06)
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 ...
Equipping academic librarians to integrate the Framework: A theoretical application
Academic librarians are increasingly charged with providing instruction in conducting research and using library resources to students, faculty, and staff in higher education. In early 2015, the Association of College and ...