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Jiang, Zhehan; Fitzgerald, Sarah Rose – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2019
This article examines whether implementing visualizations on an institutional repository webpage increases traffic on the site. Two methods for creating visualizations to attract faculty and student interest were employed. The first is a map displaying usage of institutional repository content from around the world. This map uses Tableau software…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Academic Libraries, Web Sites, Visual Aids
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Novak, John; Day, Annette – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article describes the ongoing efforts at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Libraries to evolve the role of the institutional repository (IR) and to effectively position it within the context of the Libraries' collections, research support, and scholarly communication services. A major component of this process is re-examining the…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Libraries, Archives
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Xu, Lijuan; Jahre, Benjamin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Research libraries have been engaged in discussions of the functionalist approach versus the liaison model. While some have adopted a hybrid model that overlays functionalists with liaisons, few have abandoned the liaison structure. This article demonstrates a successful nonliaison approach that prioritizes teaching and focuses on building…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Librarians, 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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Meece, Stephanie; Robinson, Amy; Gramstadt, Marie-Therese – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Open access institutional repositories can be ill-equipped to manage the complexity of research outputs from departments of fine arts, media, drama, music, cultural heritage, and the creative arts in general. The U.K.-based Kultur project was funded to create a flexible multimedia repository model using EPrints software. The project launched the…
Descriptors: Art, Library Development, Library Automation, Archives
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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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Groenewegen, David – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Librarians at universities continue to seek new ways to engage and partner with researchers in order to enhance and enrich the way that they work. This article looks at some of the ways that libraries have been doing this in recent years, what has worked, and what needs to be done to continue to develop these important partnerships. These…
Descriptors: Researchers, Librarians, College Libraries, Cooperation
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O'Neill, Marie; Musto, Lara – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Using a mixed methods research approach this study explores faculty perceptions of LORLS at DBS. Data generated by the study will inform advocacy, marketing and training initiatives to promote the platform. The study concludes with a number of deductive and inductive findings. The first is that although DBS faculty are highly predisposed to using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Lists, Business Schools, College Faculty
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VandeBurgt, Melissa Minds; Rivera, Kaleena – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Effective communication is one of the most important resources for successful outreach efforts. This article addresses the benefits that can emerge from successful communication as well as the negative effects that may stem from ineffective communication. A case study of Florida Gulf Coast University Archives, Special Collections, & Digital…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Libraries, Academic Libraries
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Thompson, Edwin S.; Akeriwe, Miriam Linda; Aikins, Angela Achia – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
The quality of research depends greatly on access to existing information. Institutional repositories (IRs) have the potential to enhance and promote the dissemination of knowledge and research. This may lead to discoveries and innovation alongside maximizing return on investment in research and development. Following some background information,…
Descriptors: Archives, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Academic Libraries
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Cusworth, Andrew; Hughes, Lorna M.; James, Rhian; Roberts, Owain; Roderick, Gareth Lloyd – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
This article introduces some of the digital projects currently in development at the National Library of Wales as part of its Research Program in Digital Collections. These projects include the digital representation of the Library's Kyffin Willams art collection, musical collections, and probate collection, and of materials collected by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Libraries, Library Materials, Library Development
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Woolfrey, Lynn; Fry, Jane – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
This article examines the management of microdata collections in a university context. It is a cross-country analysis: Collection management at data services in Canada and South Africa are considered. The case studies are of two university sub-contexts: One collection is located in a library; the other at a Faculty-based Data Service. Stages in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Materials, Library Development, Academic Libraries
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Wong, Shun Han Rebekah – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
This article introduces the Hong Kong Baptist University's Heritage project (http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/), a multi-disciplinary online showcase for curriculum-related creative outputs that were produced by faculty and students of the university. Initiated and led by the University Library, this project was a collaborative effort with six…
Descriptors: Creativity, Video Technology, Heritage Education, Electronic Libraries
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