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Haley, Adele Nicole; Clough, Paul – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
An increasing number of students are studying abroad requiring that they interact with information in languages other than their mother tongue. The UK in particular has seen a large growth in international students within Higher Education. These nonnative English speaking students present a distinct user group for university information services,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, English (Second Language)
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Boakye, Ernest – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the level of awareness, accessibility, and use of electronic journals (E-journals) by the faculty members of Garden City University College (GCUC) and Christian Service University College (CSUC) in Kumasi, Ghana. The survey method was used with questionnaire as the data collection instrument. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Surveys, Questionnaires
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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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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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Cox, John – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Academic libraries enable a wide range of digital scholarship activities, increasingly as a partner rather than as a service provider. Communicating that shift in role is challenging, not least as digital scholarship is a new field with many players whose activities on campus can be disjointed. The library's actual and potential contributions need…
Descriptors: Library Role, Scholarship, Electronic Publishing, Academic Libraries
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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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Shapiro, Steven D. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Academic libraries have reported long-term declines in circulation, reference transactions, reserves, and in-house library materials usage. Increasingly, libraries are perceived as being less critical to the academic enterprise. Are these trends irreversible? Perhaps public libraries and some innovative academic libraries can provide us with some…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Use Studies, Users (Information), Trend Analysis
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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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Barnett, James; Bull, Stephen; Cooper, Helen – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Aligning with student engagement and promotional strategies, a Pop-Up Library project was initiated at the University of Birmingham. This involved setting up temporary, staffed stalls in different locations across campus in order to informally communicate with students and effectively take "the Library" to them. This article discusses…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Library Development, Outreach Programs
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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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Chatten, Zelda; Roughley, Sarah – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This case study presents the Liverpool experience of using social media as an academic library to enhance audience engagement and create a community of users. It looks at the development of social media in the library, focusing on the concerted effort to grow followers and develop a meaningful use of these tools. It considers the value of taking a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Social Media, Case Studies
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Petch, Melanie; Fraser, Katie; Rush, Nathan; Cope, Alan; Lowe, Julie – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
A well-established postgraduate researcher development program has existed at De Montfort University for many years. Library and Learning Services include modules on literature searching skills and critical appraisal. However, we recognized that researchers seemed to be disengaged with the services on offer. This concern informed a research…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Case Studies, Library Services, Action Research
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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
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