NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 14 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Haddow, Gaby; Mamtora, Jayshree – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
In the last decade Australian academic libraries have increasingly aligned their research support services with assessment criteria used in the national research evaluation exercise (Excellence for Research in Australia). The same period has seen growing interest in research impact outside of traditional measures, such as bibliometrics. Social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Research Projects, Research Tools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dalton, Michelle; Kouker, Alexander; O'Connor, Martin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Blogging has been associated with the Library and Information Science (LIS) community for some time now. Libfocus.com is an online blog that was founded in 2011. Its goal was to create a communal communication space for LIS professionals in Ireland and beyond, to share and discuss issues and ideas. The content of the blog is curated by an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Web Sites
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Al-Fadhli, Meshal; Corrall, Sheila; Cox, Andrew – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
The study analyzed factors shaping adoption of technology in academic libraries in Kuwait. The research was based on interviews conducted with library directors, staff, and users, combined with observation and document analysis. A major aspect of the Kuwaiti context was a relative lack of financial restraints and an enthusiasm for technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Development, Library Automation, Academic Libraries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ryba, Helen M.; Pledger, Trudi – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Information literacy (IL) is increasingly considered to be an important life skill and there are a number of challenges that librarians face in implementing an effective IL program. This article examines the experience of library staff at Birmingham City University (BCU) and how they developed a printed workbook to be embedded within sessions…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Nursing Students, Printed Materials, Workbooks
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ravenwood, Clare; Stephens, Derek; Walton, Graham – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
Many factors and pressures affect decisions made in UK university libraries on opening hours especially 24/7. This article reports on a project to examine the decision-making process, influential factors, and stakeholders. A workshop for senior library managers in the East Midlands was held to gather data and share experiences. From analysis of…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Working Hours, Scheduling, Library Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Smith, Anne-Marie – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2014
This article presents the findings of a small study that examined the relationship between academic librarians and their academic colleagues in a number of institutions in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. There is an abundance of literature outlining how librarians should collaborate with their academic colleagues but less emphasis on…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Educational Practices, Information Literacy, Performance Factors
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Franks, Janet E.; Asher, Darla C. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2014
University libraries have had to provide acceptable noise levels for many years and this pressure has not diminished in the twenty-first century. Library space has to be utilized to ensure noise levels are best managed. A study was undertaken across four university libraries in South Florida to determine how universities utilized their limited…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Academic Libraries, Library Administration, Library Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kont, Kate-Riin; Jantson, Signe – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2014
The data used in this article is based on the reviewing of relevant literature to provide an overview of the concepts of organizational commitment, job security, and interpersonal relations, as well as on the results of the original online survey, conducted by the article's authors, held in 2012 in Estonian university libraries governed by public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Online Surveys, Job Security
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shreeve, Sue; Chelin, Jacqueline – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2014
The research aimed to discover the perceived impact and to identify the value of four information skills teaching interventions within the curriculum in three faculties at the University of the West of England. Faculty and library staff interviews and student focus groups were used to gather evidence about the perceived impact of the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Skill Development, Learning Modules, Information Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sharman, Alison – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2014
Emanating from the ground-breaking Library Impact Data Project, the aim of the Roving Librarian project first initiated in 2011 was to offer personalized help outside of the traditional library to library non-users in social or academic settings using Android and the iPad tablets. It was thought that the portability and flexibility of these…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Library Services, Access to Information, Individual Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tella, Adeyinka; Olarongbe, Shuaib Agboola; Akanbi-Ademolake, Hauwa Bolanle; Adisa, Mulikat Y. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2013
The attractiveness of social networking sites (SNSs) has extended to almost all professionals in numerous human organizations including the library. Librarians as a result of this development are now making use of these sites to connect to other libraries and librarians both within and outside their environment. However, it is observed that the…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Libraries, Librarian Attitudes, Mass Media Use