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Gammons, Rachel W.; Carroll, Alexander J.; Carpenter, Lindsay Inge – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
The Research and Teaching Fellowship (RTF) of the University of Maryland Libraries in College Park is a three-semester teacher training program for students seeking a master's of library and information science (MLIS) degree. This article provides details of the program's content, organization, administration, and assessment. It also includes…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Masters Programs, Librarians, Library Administration
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Carroll, Alexander J.; Corlett-Rivera, Kelsey; Hackman, Timothy; Zou, Jinwang – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
This article describes the results of a survey that gathered data on perceptions and use of e-books from undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff. The investigators analyzed the results based on user affiliate status and subject discipline and compared the results with the findings of a similar, smaller-scale study conducted…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Use Studies, College Students
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Kiel, Stephen; Burclaff, Natalie; Johnson, Catherine – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2015
This paper details the design and implementation of an initial baseline assessment of information literacy skills at the University of Baltimore in Maryland. To provide practical advice and experience for a novice audience, the authors discuss how they approached the design and implementation of the study through the use of a rubric-based…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Scoring Rubrics, Performance Based Assessment, Pretests Posttests
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Corlett-Rivera, Kelsey; Hackman, Timothy – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2014
A survey of more than 1,300 faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students in the humanities and social sciences at the University of Maryland generated a wealth of data on use and opinions of e-books among those users. While the initial purpose of the survey was to gather data that would aid humanities and social sciences librarians in…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Books, Use Studies, Teacher Attitudes