Archives par mot-clé : academic libraries

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Their Impact on Academic Library Services: Exploring the Issues and Challenges

« 2012 was a year of rapid change for education with the advent of MOOCs—Massive Open Online Courses—available for the world to use to learn for free. But what does this mean for the role of the librarian? How has the … Continuer la lecture

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Don’t Fear the Reader: Librarian versus Interlibrary Loan Patron-Driven Acquisition of Print Books at an Academic Library by Relative Collecting Level and by Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

« Recently, a great deal of literature on patron-driven acquisition (PDA) has been published that addresses the implementation and results of PDA programs at academic libraries. However, despite widespread worries that PDA will lead to unbalanced collections, little attention has been … Continuer la lecture

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Process as Product: Scholarly Communication Experiments in the Digital Humanities

« Scholarly communication outreach and education activities are proliferating in academic libraries. Simultaneously, digital humanists—a group that includes librarians and non-librarians based in libraries, as well as scholars and practitioners without library affiliation—have developed forms of scholarship that demand and introduce … Continuer la lecture

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What Do Researchers Need? Feedback On Use of Online Primary Source Materials

« Cultural heritage institutions are increasingly providing online access to primary source materials for researchers. While the intent is to enable round-the-clock access from any location, few studies have examined the extent to which current web delivery is meeting the needs … Continuer la lecture

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Access to Research the experience of implementing a…

Access to Research: the experience of implementing a pilot in public libraries : « The Access to Research project is a collaboration between scholarly publishers and librarians to provide free licensed access to research journals via terminals in public libraries. The … Continuer la lecture

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Scholarly Communication at Canadian Research Libraries Conversations with…

Scholarly Communication at Canadian Research Libraries: Conversations with Librarians : « INTRODUCTION. The landscape of librarianship in relation to the practice of scholarly communication is evolving. The objectives of this study were to investigate: the scope of scholarly communication activities within … Continuer la lecture

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Marketing of Electronic Resources in IIT Libraries …

Marketing of Electronic Resources in IIT Libraries : « Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) libraries at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee have been subscribing to over 15000 e-journals, e-books, databases, and other e-resources either individually or in consortia … Continuer la lecture

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Institutional Repository Management Models That Support Faculty Research…

Institutional Repository Management Models That Support Faculty Research Dissemination: « Purpose – Research dissemination is a core mission for all universities. As a result, libraries should adopt this mission, utilizing institutional repositories services to support this goal. This paper aims to … Continuer la lecture

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Lib Value Values Outcomes and Return on Investment…

Lib-Value: Values, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries, Phase III: ROI of the Syracuse University Library : « This study measures the return-on-investment (ROI) of the Syracuse University library. Faculty and students at Syracuse University were surveyed using contingent … Continuer la lecture

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L’espace documentaire en restructuration l’évolution des services des…

L’espace documentaire en restructuration : l’évolution des services des bibliothèques universitaires : « Le catalogue occupe une place privilégiée dans l’offre de service des bibliothèques universitaires, pivot de l’intermédiation. Depuis 10 ans, il traverse une crise grave, voyant les usagers le … Continuer la lecture

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