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Cobo Serrano, Silvia; Arquero Avilés, Rosario – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This study examines how academic librarians at the Complutense University (Spain) perceive project management techniques that are becoming increasingly popular in library and information centers due to the need to comply with their strategic planning and services. To reach this goal, a quantitative and qualitative methodology was applied and a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Attitudes, Program Administration
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Simons, Alexandra C. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This article covers how an interdisciplinary course was developed using the expertise and resources of a history professor, the history and psychology subject librarians, and the university's writing center. The course, supported by a grant, was aimed at helping students improve their research, information literacy, and writing skills across…
Descriptors: Universities, Case Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Pike, Dawn; Siminson, Nicola Jane – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This article discusses how RADAR, the institutional repository (IR) at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA), has been modified to house an Annual Research Planning (ARP) template. A case study on the implementation of this research planning tool will outline the role that a repository and its staff can play in supporting individuals, enhancing…
Descriptors: Library Role, Library Services, Library Materials, Library Development
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Tzoc, Elias; Ubbes, Valerie A. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
In 2013, the Center for Digital Scholarship at Miami University was established and coincided with the redesign of the Children's Picture Book Database, which had a successful web presence for nearly 20 years. We developed the Digital Literacy Partnership (DLP) website project in order to upgrade the project to Omeka as a new digital management…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Information Management, Databases, Picture Books
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Bower, Kirsty; Sheppard, Nick; Bayjoo, Jennifer; Pease, Adele – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This practical article presents findings of a small scale study undertaken at a large U.K. University. The purpose of the study was to encourage academic engagement with Open Access (OA) and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) mandate with the measurable impact being increased engagement with the Repository and dissemination…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Academic Libraries, Library Role
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Coombs, Jenny; Thomas, Mandy; Rush, Nathan; Martin, Elizabeth – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
The need for research support in U.K. universities is growing at a fast pace and a number of different professional and academic units within universities are involved in the process. This case study takes place in a post-92 higher education institution and discusses the benefit of utilizing a cross-university Community of Practice (CoP) approach…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Case Studies, Higher Education, Delivery Systems
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Maddox, Alexia; Zhao, Linlin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This case study presents a conceptual model of researcher performance developed by Deakin University Library, Australia. The model aims to organize research performance data into meaningful researcher profiles, referred to as researcher typologies, which support the demonstration of research impact and value. Three dimensions shaping researcher…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Strategic Planning, Delivery Systems, Models
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Cox, John – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
New research needs, global developments and local shifts in emphasis are demanding a broader range of interactions by librarians with researchers and are challenging previous staffing structures. Research has a higher institutional profile and academic libraries have responded by creating new roles and staffing models, with stronger linkage across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Personnel, Case Studies
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Fry, Jane; Ripp, Chantal – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
While some Canadian universities have a long history in the provision of data services, that was not the norm in Canada, especially in small universities and colleges. To maximize the use of data by students and researchers in academia, it was evident that increased education, resources, and tools were required to support those delivering data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, College Libraries, Librarians
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Hurst, Susan; Marsh, Dominic; Brown, Dean; Forbes, Shona – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This case study describes the creation of a leisure reading collection in the Clifford Whitworth library at the University of Salford. It briefly surveys existing literature on leisure reading collections and looks at the growing interest among U.K. academic libraries in recreational reading. It considers the reasons for promoting reading as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Recreational Reading
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Cohen, Madeline E. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This case study focuses on an innovative approach to the flipped classroom as a tool for productive library-discipline faculty collaboration on information literacy instruction. The argument is presented that the flipped classroom can be a pathway into the disciplines that can be used in overcoming the disadvantages of the one-shot and other…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Information Literacy, Outcomes of Education, Business Administration Education
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Fallon, Helen; Connaughton, Laura – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
World Café, sometimes termed Knowledge Café, is now an established method of facilitating productive dialogue between a group or groups of people around an issue that matters to the group as a whole. Now a world movement, the methodology is straightforward and uses conversation as a key process to connect people, who may be from different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Research Libraries, Staff Development
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Lawton, Aoife – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Since 2009, Open Access (OA) Week has been celebrated worldwide in October each year. It is an opportunity for librarians to engage with the research community and demonstrate the value that they bring to their organisations in the area of disseminating scholarly output. Although thousands of events have been held since the inception of OA Week, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Librarians, Access to Information
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Burns, Jane A. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
The Internet has been the catalyst for the convergence of many subject areas and online platforms. Information professionals such as Archivists, IT developers and especially Librarians have been impacted in the development and promotion of digital humanities content for research, teaching, and learning in the modern academic library. In this case…
Descriptors: Information Scientists, Academic Libraries, Case Studies, Humanities
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O'Sullivan, Carmel; Partridge, Helen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Strategic communication is not solely the remit of library managers and directors, but is the product of internal culture and engagement with the organization's brand. Libraries need to communicate strategically, in order to demonstrate to individuals across the organization that their message is on point, and that they understand, are committed…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Communication Strategies, Case Studies, Strategic Planning
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