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Talikka, Marja; Soukka, Risto; Eskelinen, Harri – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Engineering students often conduct information searches without sufficient consideration of the context of their research topic. This article discusses how development of a new information literacy (IL) mindset through instruction in integrated IL education affects students' understanding of research problems and formulation of information search…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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Kasten, Kathleen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
The development of the liaison model in academic libraries has had important implications for the relationship between librarians and teaching faculty members. Modes of outreach to departments are conditioned by a variety of factors, and can have a profound effect on the library's image on campus. This case study describes and analyzes programming…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty
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Harrison, Ruth – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Academic librarianship has had a traditional role encompassing various specialisms: subject support, training, journal subscription management, collection development and user engagement front of house. While many of these roles remain, they should be re-evaluated. New competencies and skillsets in teaching, publishing, bibliometrics, impact, data…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Scholarship, Information Literacy, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Tilley, Elizabeth; Murphy, Helen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
An ethnographic research project undertaken by the libraries of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Cambridge sought to understand the impact of academic/library relationships in a devolved institutional structure. The results of the research provided clear evidence of the high regard in which academic engagement with libraries…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries
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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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Rivera, Eduardo – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
A problem that Instruction Librarians often grapple with is the lack of time that is necessary to deliver, and assess, proper library instruction to students so the students grasp the Information Literacy concepts that are delivered especially in one or two instruction sessions. This article examines using the flipped classroom model in English…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Instruction, Information Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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Eldridge, Jeanette; Fraser, Katie; Simmonds, Tony; Smyth, Neil – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
How do we best bridge the gap between the Library and the diverse academic communities it serves? Librarians need new strategies for engagement. Traditional models of liaison, aligning solutions to disciplines, are yielding to functional specialisms, including a focus on building partnerships. This paper offers a snapshot of realignment across the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Models, Partnerships in Education, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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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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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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McGurk, Caitlin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This article is an exploration of the varying applications of comics and cartoon art as primary resources and pedagogical tools within the university setting. Following some background information on cartoon art forms including early American newspaper comics, nineteenth century humor serials, political cartoons and manga, the article explores how…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Academic Libraries, Museums, State Universities
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Buchanan, Heidi; Webb, Katy Kavanagh; Houk, Amy Harris; Tingelstad, Catherine – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
Librarians at four different academic institutions concurrently completed curriculum mapping projects using varying methods to analyze their information literacy instruction. Curriculum mapping is a process for systematically evaluating components of an instructional program for cohesiveness, proper sequencing, and goal achievement. There is a…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Curriculum Evaluation
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Delaney, Geraldine; Bates, Jessica – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
The focus of this article is to reflect on current and near future issues and trends concerning academic libraries. This includes an overview of the literature on embedded librarianship and a focus on the need for more participatory and collaborative approaches to library services. The core argument is that academic libraries need to continue to…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Relevance (Education), Trend Analysis
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Cross, Emma; Mould, David; Smith, Robert – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2015
The rise of game development and game studies on university campuses prompts academic libraries to consider how to support teaching and research in this area. This article examines current issues and challenges in the development of game collections at academic libraries. The gaming ecosystem has become more complex and libraries may need to move…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Video Games, Educational Games
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Gore, Hannah – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2014
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 landscape in education changed, and what are the issues and challenges that librarians now face? This article reviews the position…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Library Role
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