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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 ...
To search or to browse: How users navigate a new interface for online library tutorials
As academic libraries create online learning objects, it is important to consider whether such resources actually reach and answer the questions of intended users. This study considers three points of inquiry for one ...
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 ...
Conducting formative evaluation online
In this article, the authors explore how to conduct formative evaluation of a freestanding library e-course using online resources.
Scholarly Communications Competencies: Open Access Training for Librarians
Purpose The purpose of this article is to describe one example of an academic library using existing internal expertise and targeted events to provide training for liaison librarians in support of new scholarly communication ...
"The mail never stops. It just keeps coming and coming and coming...” Providing Research Support and Instruction to High-enrollment Programs
Managing the duties of an academic liaison librarian can be a challenge especially when the liaison departments have high student enrollments. Two librarians from separate comprehensive Michigan universities assigned to ...
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 ...
Copyright and You: Copyright Instruction for College Students in the Digital Age
Educators are concerned about the ease with which new digital technologies permit intellectual property to be discovered, re-purposed and shared. What do our students know about copyright compliance and academic integrity ...
Online and Face-to-Face Library Instruction: Assessing the impact on upper-level sociology undergraduates
Online information literacy instruction: can it impact learning as effectively as face-to-face instruction? Using a quasi-experimental design, this study examined that in relation to upper-level sociology students; it also ...
Beyond the Web Tutorial: Development and Implementation of an Online, Self-Directed Academic Integrity Course at Oakland University
Intentional and unintentional plagiarism cases occur frequently and present unique pedagogical challenges for librarians, who often are deemed responsible for ensuring that undergraduates gain a solid understanding of ...