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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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Lefebvre, Madeleine – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Ryerson University has grown from a relatively small polytechnical institute to a large comprehensive university, with a focus on innovation. The Library has transformed itself over the last decade by closely aligning strategic planning with University planning; embracing the entrepreneurial culture in its physical expansion and collaborative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Educational Cooperation
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Brown, Sarah; Alvey, Elizabeth; Danilova, Elena; Morgan, Helen; Thomas, Amberyn – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Research support services at The University of Queensland Library (UQ Library) have evolved in response to the global and national drivers, which have impacted on broader University strategy. UQ Library's success in responding to these drivers has involved leveraging the information within, and capacity of, the institutional repository, the core…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Reference Services
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Blake, Michelle; Gallimore, Vanya – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In Spring 2016 the University of York launched a research project to better understand academic staff. Ambitiously titled 'Understanding Academics' the project centred around the use of specific ethnographic methodologies and in particular two UX techniques: cognitive mapping followed by semi-structured interviews. The use of UX methodologies put…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Attitudes
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Wales, Tim – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article draws on the author's previous experiences of developing library strategies at three case study libraries between 2011 and 2016 across a range of different academic institution types: research-intensive, teaching-intensive, and scientific research. Adopting a reflection on practice methodology based on Gibbs' reflective cycle, the…
Descriptors: Reflection, Academic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response)
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Cox, John – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
A strong position in the institution is vital for any academic library and affects its recognition, resourcing, and prospects. Higher education institutions are experiencing radical change, driven by greater accountability, stronger competition, and increased internationalization. They prioritize student success, competitive research, and global…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Higher Education, Institutional Mission
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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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Cameron, Cleo; Siddall, Gillian – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This article outlines and assesses the research into resource management and ordering processes at the University of Northampton and academics' knowledge of these processes. The aim of the research was to identify ways of streamlining the service, to improve communication between academic and library staff, with the objective of an enhanced…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Library Materials, Reading Lists
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Pretto, Gabriella; Curró, Gina – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Since 1980s the rate of technological change has been phenomenal, creating an impact on the information-seeking behaviors of doctoral students and other researchers. When searching the three fields of Information Technology (IT), Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and Educational Technology (EdTech), it is like opening a Pandora's…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Literature Reviews, Information Technology
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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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Jan, Sajjad Ullah; Anwar, Mumtaz Ali; Warraich, Nosheen Fatima – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
Emotional intelligence is an important area of psychology, which has gained acceptance in almost every academic discipline. It also seems to influence the various academic activities undertaken by students. This article, which is part of a larger study, reviews the literature on emotional intelligence, and its relationship with the academic and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Anxiety, Student Characteristics, Academic Libraries
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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
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Southall, John; Scutt, Catherine – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This article outlines the involvement of the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford in developing new services for research data management. It offers reflections on what such additional support means for academic librarians, specifically considering support offered by subject consultants and a series of research data management (RDM)…
Descriptors: Data, Library Services, Academic Libraries, Library Role
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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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Baseby, Francesca – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
In the competitive Higher Education environment, it is no longer sufficient for special collections to rely on the "uniqueness" of a collection as its unique selling point--it must be supported by a service and strategic plan that is both proactive in anticipating the demands of future researchers and responsive to current researchers'…
Descriptors: Special Libraries, Strategic Planning, Evidence Based Practice, Researchers
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