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Thacker, Mara L.; Laut, Julie R. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
This qualitative research assesses the success of a unique upper-level course project developed collaboratively by a library faculty member and a history instructor. It resulted in a permanent online library guide and a one-hour public panel event focused on a social justice issue. We situate our assessment of the project in today's higher…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Qualitative Research, Electronic Libraries, Social Justice
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Savage, Devin; Piotrowski, Pattie; Massengale, Lisa – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
Many academic libraries have actively sought to articulate their value to campus stakeholders for well over a decade, and this demonstration of utility has become even more necessary as college and university budgets are scrutinized and even imperiled. This article will examine the experience of several academic libraries that have sought multiple…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Evaluation Methods, Information Literacy
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Riehle, Catherine Fraser; Hensley, Merinda Kaye – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
Amid movements that recognize undergraduate students as knowledge creators, transformative work is being done at the intersection of information literacy and scholarly communication. Absent from the literature so far is research related to students' perception and understanding of scholarly communication. This paper reports a mixed methods study…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Communication (Thought Transfer), Scholarship, Mixed Methods Research
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McClellan, Samantha; Detmering, Robert; Martinez, George; Johnson, Anna Marie – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
Graduate students across disciplines feel pressure to publish their scholarship, but they are often unsure how to go about it, partly due to a lack of explicit training in this area. This article discusses the collaborative development of a semester-long Publishing Academy, designed to promote knowledge of scholarly publishing and increase the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Scholarship, Writing for Publication, Library Role