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If an Editorial Board Resigns in the Forest ...
Editorial for Journal of Academic Librarianship regarding Open Access issues.
Cataloging tool that finds variable and fixed MARC fields (bibliographic and authority data), language codes, geographic area codes, publication country ...
Advanced Searching in Worldcat Local
Teaching Strategic Searching Practices in Discovery Systems
Discovery systems are designed to enable students to one-stop shop for research. Because they can draw from multiple information sources, from discipline-specific databases to Google, the number of results returned for ...
Returning Books to an Age of Innocence: How Conservation and Preservation Techniques Ensure the Stability and Accessibility of Archived Materials
One principal goal of the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) is to ensure that archived materials are readily available to researchers. Even fragile materials must be in a stable and functional ...
Technology tools used to create the Naval Reactors History Database
The Naval Reactors History Database is a unique online resource that provides access to publicly-available digital content on the joint United States Navy/Department of Energy nuclear propulsion program. The database ...
Assessing and refining group take-home exams as authentic, effective learning experiences
(Journal of College Science Teaching, 2015)
The learning goals of an honors course, “Science as a Way of Knowing,” include critical thinking, scientific literacy, quantitative reasoning, communication, and teamwork. As a direct measure of student attainment of these ...
Physical Office Environment in Technical Services in ARL Libraries
The authors conducted a survey on the physical office environment in technical services in ARL libraries in 2012 and answered research questions: 1) How do librarians and staff in technical services in ARL Libraries spend ...
The Role of Paraprofessionals in Technical Services in Academic Libraries
Due to factors including technological advances, budget cuts, reorganizations, downsizing, outsourcing, expanded roles of professionals and changes in the information world, the workload among professionals and paraprofessionals ...
Building User Services with OCLC's WorldCat Local
It is possible to build a relevant, modern search and fulfillment system for your users without breaking the bank. In 2009, Washington State University joined a number of its Orbis Cascade Alliance peers in licensing OCLC's ...