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Wynne, Ben; Dixon, Simon; Donohue, Neil; Rowlands, Ian – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This article outlines some of the opportunities and challenges of changing what the library "brand" means to academic and professional services staff in the rapidly changing environment of UK higher education, taking the University of Leicester as a case study. It makes a practitioner contribution to the growing body of evidence of how…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Organizational Change, Library Role, Library Development
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Jolly, Liz; White, Sue – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This article uses the case study of developing a collaborative "out-of-hours" virtual enquiry service by members of the Northern Collaboration Group of academic libraries in the north of England to explore the importance of communication and collaboration between academic library services in enhancing student learning. Set within the…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Library Services, Library Development, Case Studies
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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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Bennett, David E.; Thompson, Paula – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
A case study demonstrating how an online narrative featuring the adventures of a cuddly toy penguin, Pablo Penguin (@uoppenguin on Twitter) has been introduced at the University of Portsmouth Library to build trust and engagement between university students and library services and facilities. Evidence for the benefits of anthropomorphic brand…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Motivation, Library Services, Library Development
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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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Parrott, Justin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
New York University Abu Dhabi Library has developed new strategies to increase efficiency in technical services processing between units based in New York and Abu Dhabi. This case study discusses the challenges specific to the international context and the methods used to overcome them, increase speed processing, and ultimately improve patron…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Services, Case Studies, Academic Libraries
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Rauh, Anne E.; McReynolds, Stephanie J. H. – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This case study will take readers through the planning and publication process of a collaborative departmental library blog at Syracuse University, which is a large private, non-profit research intensive university located in central New York State. It will provide an overview of the history of the project and the mission of the blog. It will…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Librarians
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O'Brien, Terry; Cronin, Kieran – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to quantify, review, and analyze published research output of academic librarians from 21 higher education Institutions in Ireland. A mixed approach using an online survey questionnaire, supplemented by content analysis and extensive literature scoping were used for data collection. Factors inhibiting and predicting…
Descriptors: Librarians, Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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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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Persson, Sassa; Svenningsson, Maria – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Librarians at Linköping University help researchers keep abreast of developments in their fields and to increase the visibility of their work. Strategic, professional use of social media ought to be an essential part of a researcher's communication strategy. This article investigates the level of awareness of the professional use of social media…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Librarians, College Libraries
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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
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Lyon, Liz – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This article presents a case study where students aspiring to professional library roles who need to understand diverse disciplinary research data practices are placed in a laboratory with domain researchers during an immersive module within graduate MLIS programs at the School of Information Sciences (iSchool), University of Pittsburgh. A…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Information Science Education, Blended Learning, Learning Experience
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Dunne, Siobhán – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
The objectives of this study were to identify how, when, and where students research; the impact of learning environments on research productivity, and to recommend improved supports to facilitate research. An ethnographic approach that entailed following five students in the final six weeks of their program enabled deep level analysis. The study…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Student Research, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes
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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
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Ruppel, Margie; Fry, Sara Winstead; Bentahar, Adil – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Through this study, a librarian and faculty team aimed to determine the extent to which a one-credit information literacy course deepened preservice teachers' understanding of information literacy. We employed a treatment and control group design; treatment participants received 15 hours of information literacy instruction while control…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Curriculum
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